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Bill to Ensure AP Credit at Community Colleges Passes Assembly

The State Assembly passed a bill to ensure that community colleges in California award class credit to students who pass Advanced Placement exams with a minimum score of three.
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Former Gaucho Nominated for UC Student Regent Position

Paul Monge, UC Berkeley law student and UCSB alumnus, was nominated to become Student Regent beginning in July 2017.
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UC Looks To Increase Athlete Graduation

Gavin Newsom proposed a 14-point plan designed to help UC athletes academically.
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Family Student Housing Rent To Rise Despite ‘Subpar’ Conditions

The Family Student Housing Tenants’ Association argued in a statement Tuesday that the rent increase scheduled to begin this summer is unfair, due to what it says are subpar living conditions.
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Street Names Lack Proper Spanish

Lacking skill in the Spanish language, early Isla Vista developers erroneously translated Spanish words for I.V. street names.
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Ways into Waze: Researchers Find Method To Hack App

By intercepting the popular traffic app’s communications, hackers could produce fake accounts to track real users.
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Campus United Emerges Dominant in Associated Students Election

For the first time in over five years, UCSB students saw three new political parties emerge to compete for positions in the Associated Students election.
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Siavash Zohoori Recognized as Student Advocate of the Year

The University of California Student Association recognized a UCSB student and May 23 shooting survivor as Student Advocate of the Year on Sunday.
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GSA Proposes Revision to Bill of Rights

UCSB’s Graduate Student Association (GSA) is proposing a revised graduate student Bill of Rights for the first time since 1995 to protect graduate students from abuse and exploitation.
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New UCPD Substation To Open in Library

UCPD is preparing to open a new substation in the UCSB Library, hoping to establish informal interactions between officers and students.
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State Assembly Blasts UC Admissions

One lawmaker said he was “pissed” when he saw the state auditor’s claim that the UC relaxed its standards in admitting nonresident students.
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