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Napolitano, UC Target Global Food Crisis

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced the UC Global Food Initiative last Tuesday, an initiative that aims to unite various efforts and resources across the UC system to address...
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Gun Control Bill Moves Through State Senate

Last week, the California Senate Public Safety Committee passed AB 1014, a gun violence restraining order bill allowing for the temporary removal of firearms from individuals considered at risk for co...
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I.V. Community Gathers To Remember Lives Lost

In response to the mass killings that claimed the lives of six victims this past weekend, numerous memorials and forums are being hosted this week to honor the lives of the deceased and to discuss the...
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Recent Tragedy Incites Gun Debate

As Isla Vista community members begin to settle down and reflect on Friday’s tragic events, public figures and other gun control advocates and opponents have engaged in a national debate surrounding...
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OPP Calls for Contreras’ Resignation from EVPLA

The Open People’s Party rescinded Associated Students External Vice President of Local Affairs-elect Beatrice Contreras’ party membership and requested her resignation last Friday in light of sexu...
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Fossil Free UC Protests During Regents Meeting

The UC-wide fossil fuel divestment group Fossil Free UC, or FFUC, staged a protest at yesterday’s UC Regents meeting in Sacramento, demanding University officials create a task force addressing the ...
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Regents Meet, Review Financial Plans, Student Issues

After a public forum session featuring protests from fossil fuel divestment advocates and other grievances from students and faculty, the UC Board of Regents discussed a plan to streamline the transfe...
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Students Gather in Memory of Tragic Death

Students gathered at UCSB’s Coal Oil Sand Point Reserve last week in memory of Sierra Markee-Winkler, a second-year double major in philosophy and language, culture and society who was found dead on...
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Gender Discrepancy Among UCSB Employees

A public report of UC employee pay data from 2012 reveals that the top 14 highest paid UCSB employees are all male, and that of the top 30 highest paid employees, only two are female.
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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 sur...
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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....
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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, s...
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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 d...
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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 Exe...
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T-Fresh Wins First Ever Battle Of DJs Competition

Last night the four final winners of Associated Students Program Board’s first ever Battle of the DJs Competition faced off to reveal fourth-year communication major Tyler Fish a.k.a. T-Fresh as the...
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