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Doreen Farr Discusses Deltopia

The Daily Nexus sat with Santa Barbara County 3rd District Supervisor Doreen Farr to discuss the County’s reaction to last weekend’s Deltopia riots. During the interview Farr revealed that the surveillance cameras on Del Playa Drive are planned to be removed by the beginning of next week. Farr also discussed the reprucussions of last weekend’s riots, the origin of the cameras that were suddenly placed around Isla Vista and the County’s plans to prevent an incident like Deltopia from happening again.

According to executive director of Student Health Services Mary Ferris, certified therapy dogs will be available at the Rec Cen during clinic hours.
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Student Health Opens Clinic for Second Dose of Meningitis Vaccine

The second dose of the meningitis B vaccine is currently being offered at the Recreation Center until this Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except Thursday when vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

TAs Strike in Response to Unfair Labor Practices
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TAs Strike in Response to Unfair Labor Practices

The Union for Teaching Assistants, Tutors, and Readers at UCSB — or UAW Local 2865 at Santa Barbara — will strike today in front of Davidson Library in protest of alleged unfair labor practices, such as worker intimidation toward TAs and other UC employees by the UC Office of the President.

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Employee Union, UC Work Together for Contract Reform

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees — or AFSCME 3299 — voted to ratify a contract agreement with the University of California this past Friday, concluding a two-year dispute between AFSCME 3299 patient and service care workers and the UC regarding pension reform.

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Academic Senate Approves Suspension of Admissions to CCS Literature Major

The Undergraduate Council of the Academic Senate recently voted to temporarily suspend admissions to the College of Creative Studies Literature major, effective Fall 2014, following a request from Executive Vice Chancellor Gene Lucas to consider suspending CCS Literature admissions dated Dec. 20, 2013.