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Department of Education Repeals Obama-Era Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued new interim guidelines Friday that reverse Obama administration policies regarding sexual assault on college campuses.
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Ex-Judicial Affairs Director for UCSB Allegedly Hid Evidence in Title IX Case

UC Santa Barbara concealed evidence from a UCSB student defending himself against a suspension issued by the university for an alleged Title IX violation, according to a March court order and a compla...
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County To Install Pardall Stoplight

The construction of a traffic signal at the intersection of Pardall Road and Embarcadero Del Norte in Isla Vista will begin this month and will be completed by Sep. 15, according to county officials.
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UCSB, A.S. Condemn White Supremacism in Charlottesville

UC Santa Barbara and the UCSB Associated Students released a joint statement Wednesday condemning the acts of racism last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia and affirming the university’s dedicati...
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Autopsy Results Show That UCSB Student Died of Accidental Overdose

The results of a toxicology test showed that Kapamadžin’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.217 at the time of death, and he had a cocktail of drugs in his system.
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Recent UCSB Graduate Remembered as Dedicated, Caring Sorority Sister Who Loved Isla Vista

Pearman impacted her friends’ lives by being present — from senior pictures to birthday brunches. As many friends reflect on their own time at UCSB, they recognize that Pearman was a vital part of...
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CCS Student Remembered as a Brilliant ‘Ray of Light’

Nikola Kapamadžin was born in Serbia on August 12, 1996 and moved to the United States with his family when he was four years old.
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UCSB Students Visit D.C. To Lobby for Pell Grant, D.R.E.A.M. Act

Eight UC Santa Barbara students boarded a red-eye flight last Tuesday night to Washington, D.C., kicking off their three-day trip to lobby California legislators to protect the Pell Grant,  preserve ...
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Legacies Not Lost: Memorial Scholarships Carry on Dreams of I.V. Shooting Victims

As the tragedy of May 23, 2014 reminds the UC Santa Barbara community and families of those lost, the memorial scholarships designed to commemorate the six victims allow the students’ legacies to ca...
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SB Congressman Introduces Federal Gun Control Legislation

Congressman Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara introduced a bill in the U.S. House and Representatives on Tuesday that would encourage states to develop more comprehensive gun control laws.
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Four Years Later, Still a ‘No’ for Israel Divestment

Following the Associated Students Senate’s failure to pass the resolution to divest from companies that allegedly aid Israel in human rights violations against Palestinians, UC Santa Barbara is the ...
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A.S. Senate Fails to Pass Divestment Resolution After 10-Hour Meeting

Over 100 students gathered in Corwin Pavilion to witness the Associated Students (A.S.) Senate vote on a resolution to divest from companies that aid Israel in alleged human rights violations against ...
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Pro-Israel Mural Defaced Amid Divestment Debate

A pro-Israel mural near Pardall Tunnel was vandalized for the second time in three days on Tuesday, increasing tension between pro-Palestine and pro-Israel student groups days before a divestment reso...
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‘Sense of Family’ at the Heart of Campus United’s Election Success

Following two straight years of Associated Students (A.S.) election domination, Campus United (CU) attributes its success to organized campaigning tactics and a strong “family” bond within the par...
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Campus United Dominates Associated Students Election for Second Year Running

The party won four of five executive seats, save one which is a nonpartisan student advocate general. Students elected 16 Campus United candidates and 9 candidates from the newly formed Isla Vista Par...
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