Today’s newscast includes a story from Jackie Sheeley about a young man who fasted to raise awareness about homeless youth. Joseph Farsakh reports on a UCSB event focusing on globalization. Science reporter Megan Murray has a story about biomolecular materials, viruses, and energy. Headlines: an Associated Students’ town hall meeting, scheduled for Nov. 20, 4 p.m., at Corwin Pavilion, on a university plan to require undergrads to carry 15 units per quarter (instead of 12 units) to be considered full-time; and a court ruling on SUV emissions. Tori Lyon, Avalon Jeffrey, Zak Koretz, and Cathy Murillo contributed to today’s broadcast.