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UCSB Files Suits Against Amazon, Target and Others Over Alleged Exploitation of Intellectual Property

The documents credit three full-time UCSB professors with inventing the patents: James “Jim” Speck, Steven DenBaars and Shuji Nakamura.
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UC Announces Tentative Agreement With UPTE for Two New 5-Year Contracts

If ratified, the two contracts would be valid until fall 2024. 
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Students Condemn UC and Chancellor Yang’s Involvement in Thirty Meter Telescope, Express Support for Native Hawaiians

Yang is the chair of the telescope's board of governors, a position he has held since 2007.
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UC Regents Elect Former State Politician as New Chair

Prior to assuming the role of board chair, Pérez worked as a regent after being appointed to the position in 2014 by former California Gov. Jerry Brown.
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New Initiative Aims To Address Basic Needs and College Affordability through Marijuana Cultivation Tax

UCSB students have rallied behind a new initiative calling for the redirection of a year-old cultivation tax, asking that the money collected from the tax be used to address college affordability.
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2019-2020 A.S. Executives: A Look Ahead

The Nexus sat down with the five executives and asked them to speak about their plans for the upcoming year.
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UC Announces New Measures to Fortify Admissions Process

UC’s decision to reform its admission process arrives roughly three months after several universities across the U.S. were accused of using unfair backdoor methods to admit students.
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Korean Fried Chicken Restaurant Set to Open in I.V. in Coming Months

Sophie Xu has begun preparing to open Vons Chicken, a San Jose-based franchise that serves over 10 different renditions of authentic Korean fried chicken.
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Veterans Resource Center Inches Toward “One-Stop Shop” Model

The center will be relocating to a new space in Fall Quarter, doubling the current square footage available for student veterans.
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The Beloved Community Project Strives To Serve as a Beacon of Hope

Since its inception, the Beloved Community Project’s organizing committee has helped sponsor and organize a variety of community outreach and healing events in I.V.
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Proposed Vending Machine in I.V. Aimed at Addressing Food Insecurity in Near Future

The vending machine is intended to operate 24/7 and will likely be located outside the Isla Vista Community Room at 970 Embarcadero Del Mar.
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Inside the Mind of Jordan Mitchell

If you haven’t heard him on Spotify, watched his music videos on YouTube or seen him spinning decks  in Isla Vista — you should. Jordan Mitchell is a master of his craft.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Jeike Meijer

Meijer’s term was highlighted by a common theme of community outreach and safety, evident by substantial progress in both areas through multiple projects.
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AFSCME Announces Strike Over Outsourcing, Unfair Labor Practices

AFSCME 3299 announced that it is preparing for a single-day unfair labor practice strike on May 16.
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A.S. Senate Passes Resolution Calling on UCSB To Become Sanctuary Campus

On Wednesday night, A.S. passed a resolution and tabled a bill, both of which support the protection of undocumented students at UCSB.
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