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Isla Vista Officials Call for Gun Control, React to Recent Florida Shooting

Prominent Santa Barbara and Isla Vista community members are urging for “common-sense” gun laws in the wake of the Feb. 14 Florida school shooting.
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Court Case Could Bring Financial Strain to Public Sector Unions

Upcoming Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME could drastically affect the financial resources of public sector unions, including some of the fourteen different labor unions at UC Santa Barbara, accordi...
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Student Activist Network To Host Second Sexual Assault Town Hall To Discuss List of Demands

A second sexual assault town hall will take place on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to discuss the university’s progress in preventing sexual assault and providing resources to survivors.
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Union Workers March in Remembrance, Hold Picket Line for Workers’ Rights

The AFSCME Local 3299 union held protests across several UC campuses on Thursday, challenging the treatment of workers across the university system and commemorating the death of two workers killed on...
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A.S. Senate Passes Resolution Supporting Mentally Disabled Students in On-Campus Housing

The Associated Students Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Jan. 24 supporting disability equality within UCSB Housing and Residential Services.
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Student Fees May Spike With UCen Remodel

Associated Students President Hieu Le proposed a plan to complete an expansion project of A.S. and the University Center, according to a resolution that was tabled indefinitely on Wednesday, Jan. 31.
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Students Still Strained by Travel Ban 1 Year Later

President Donald Trump’s initial travel ban will reach its one year anniversary on Jan. 27 after a year of emotional uncertainty for many international students at UC Santa Barbara.
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Isla Vista Food Co-op Celebrates 46th Anniversary

The business’s original name was the I.V. Füd Co-op, and it was created following a series of political protests in Isla Vista.
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Isla Vista Food Co-op Aids Victims of Thomas Fire

The Isla Vista Food Cooperative is working to help those who have been affected by the Thomas Fire by offering several relief efforts, including a “round-up” change program, a 15 percent discount ...
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Santa Barbara Now Under Voluntary Evacuation Orders as Thomas Fire Continues to Burn

The Thomas Fire reached Montecito on Saturday and the city is now under a mandatory evacuation order.
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A.S. Senate Allocates $5,000 to Help Students Head Home During Thomas Fire

UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Senate passed a resolution last Sunday providing funds for students who cannot afford to leave campus to travel home and away from the Thomas Fire.
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UCSB, I.V. Lose Power Over 10 Times Throughout Sunday Morning Due to Thomas Fire

The UC Santa Barbara campus and Isla Vista community lost power more than 10 times early Sunday morning after strong winds pushed the Thomas Fire into Santa Barbara County.
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UCSB, Isla Vista Locations Close in Response to Poor Air Quality

The map shows locations in I.V. and on campus that are closed Friday or providing limited services.
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Where to Find Emergency Resources at UCSB During the Thomas Fire

All Thursday classes at UC Santa Barbara have been canceled in response to the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, according to an email sent out to students by Chancellor Henry T. Yang.
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Chancellor Yang Announces Friday Classes Canceled, Student Petition Gains 3,000 Signatures in One Hour

Margaret Klawunn, vice chancellor for student affairs, confirmed to students Wednesday night that the campus is open and will resume normal operations.
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