UCSB Community Holds Vigil To Mourn Lives Lost in Ukranian Plane Crash

Attendees gathered under the A.S. Annex on Thursday afternoon, using poetry and candles to mourn the 176 lives lost when a Ukranian passenger jet was shot down in Iran on Jan. 8.
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An Exhilarating Year of Film: The Best of 2019

2019 proved to be a historic year for film.
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UCSB Undergrad Seat on Systemwide Title IX Student Advisory Board Filled

Reynolds noted that the timing of her appointment is particularly important in light of recent sexual assault allegations against fraternity members during Fall Quarter of 2019.
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Buddha Bowls Robbed By Armed Suspect

The suspect, described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s or early 30s wearing a hooded sweatshirt and jeans, was armed and took an “undisclosed” amount of money.
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Biological Sciences II Building Temporarily Evacuated Following Report of “Strong Burning Smell”

An all clear was given around 4:50 p.m. and students, staff and faculty were allowed to return to the building.
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Cave Fire Grows to 4,100 Acres, UCSB Emphasizes No Threat To Campus

Classes for the remainder of the week were cancelled at 10:44 a.m. on Tuesday in an email sent by Chancellor Yang, but the fire “poses no threat to our campus,” with no evacuations planned.
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Graduate Student Accuses UC Regent Kieffer of Sexual Misconduct, Calls for Systemwide Policy Change

Ora said she chose to speak during public forum due to frustration not only with the Regents’ system, but the entire University of California process for investigating sexual misconduct.
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A.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution in Support of Trump’s Impeachment

The resolution calls Trump’s alleged actions “illegal” and writes that it is “Congress’s duty to impeach a President who commits high crimes and misdemeanors while in office.” 
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Committee Moves Forward With Plans for Permanent A.S. Bike Shop

The current building was created in 2008 to replace the shipping containers. But what was meant to be a temporary solution has now been in place for over a decade. 
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UCSB Undocumented Student Services Speaks to Resources for Students Amidst DACA Hearings

In addition to the legal assistance, each UC has set aside resources for undocumented students, each with a program tailored to the needs of their respective campus.
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Supreme Court Begins University of California DACA Arguments

The lawsuit alleges the Trump administration rescinded the program on “nothing more than unreasoned executive whim,” and that its removal is “unconstitutional, unjust, and unlawful.”
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Student Organizations Hold Demonstration in Arbor in Solidarity With Survivors of Sexual Assault

The event’s organizers were careful to emphasize that Thursday’s gathering was not a protest but instead a demonstration to support survivors.
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Delirium Attendance Down by 20%, Special Events Coordinator Discusses Successes, Pitfalls

In 2018, Delirium sold out on the second day of sales. The final total this year was 4,651, more than 1,100 students — or about 20 percent — below capacity.
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“Haunt the Loop” Ghosted by Children: Trick-or-Treat Event Yields Lower Turnout Than Expected

The weekend event drew six people — three of whom were children — down from fifty last year.
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Speculation and Scrutiny: Community Reacts to Timely Warning

The warning drew equal parts speculation and scrutiny when key information surrounding the two alleged incidents of date-rape drug use were left undisclosed in the email.
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