Student Health Ramps Up Protocols as Coronavirus Spreads in Santa Barbara County

So far, 38 UCSB students have been tested for the coronavirus, with no positive results as of yet.
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UCSB Postpones Commencement, Will Host “Virtual Ceremony” in June

The decision to postpone commencement comes two weeks after the university announced it would be transitioning to remote instruction through the end of April.
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As Santa Barbara County Tightens Grip on Coronavirus Prevention, I.V. Businesses Hollow Out

The coronavirus pandemic continues to hurt many local businesses, deserted by the normal stream of patrons who — for the most part — have no choice but to stay at home. 
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SBC Public Health Department Announces Six New Cases of Coronavirus, First Positive Cases in South County

Until today, no cases of coronavirus had been announced in South County. 
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SB County Public Health Department Asks Bars, Wineries To Shut Down Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The health department asked all bars, pubs, wineries and breweries within the county to close “immediately” to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus within the county.
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SB Public Health: North County Resident First Positive Case of Coronavirus in SB County

The individual has no history of domestic or international travel in the last six weeks and appears to have contracted the virus through “community transmission.” 
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Facing a Digital Spring Quarter, UCSB Preps Faculty for Remote Instruction

To help facilitate the transition from in-person instruction to remote instruction, Instructional Development is providing instructors with an assortment of tools, resources and workshops.
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Breaking: UCSB To Extend Remote Instruction Through Spring Quarter

Although all in-person classes are canceled through spring quarter, Yang maintained in the email that the campus will remain “open and operational” through spring quarter.
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UCSB Student Health Executive Director Explains Coronavirus Protocol and Ongoing Measures

While there have been no reported cases of the virus within Santa Barbara County or at UC Santa Barbara, the university is actively preparing to respond if a case is confirmed on campus.
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Breaking: UCSC Dismisses 54 Graduate Students on COLA Strike for Failure to Turn In Fall Quarter 2019 Grades

Several graduate students who received dismissal letters posted screenshots of them on social media.
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A.S. Senate Passes Resolution in Support of COLA Movements and UCSC Strikers

The resolution's authors emphasized the need for undergraduate support.
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UCGPC President Says Napolitano Meeting Is Not To Negotiate a COLA

Strobel described the incident as a “misunderstanding” and said that UCGPC meets with Napolitano on a yearly basis.
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UC Regents Release Implementation Guidelines To “Generally” Prohibit Outsourcing

According to Andrew Gordon, UC Office of the President (UCOP) spokesperson, the new guidelines are effective immediately. 
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Timely Warning Issued for Multiple Burglaries at Anacapa Residence Hall

The UCSB Police Department is currently searching for the suspect, and did not provide a description of the suspect.
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UC Academic Senate Recommends UC Admissions Continue Requiring Standardized Testing

The Academic Senate supports the use of standardized testing because it is unclear how altering the standardized testing policy will affect the admissions process as a whole.
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