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Governor Brown Vetoes “Abortion Pill” Bill

California Senator Connie Leyva originally introduced SB 320 in Feb. 2017.
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UC Commits to Using 100% Renewable Electricity Sources by 2025

The UC commitment precedes Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of Senate Bill 100 on Sept. 10.
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Abortion Pill In Public Universities One Step Closer to Becoming Law

The bill would require all University of California and California State University campuses to offer the pills by Jan. 1, 2022, including UCSB.
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Brown Signs Budget Act of 2018, Increases Funding to UC

Napolitano has yet to release a statement on the signed Budget Act, and it is unknown at this time whether the funding was enough to prevent a future in-state tuition increase for UC students.
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Divestment Vote Canceled, 69th Senate Meeting Shut Down by ‘Civil Disobedience’

When the dust settled, it was another instance — the fifth time in six years — in which divestment failed to pass at UC Santa Barbara, which remains the only undergraduate UC campus not to have pa...
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Senate Fails to Vote on Divestment After Senators Walk Out of Meeting

The controversial “divestment” resolution was brought to the table for the fifth time in six years on Wednesday, but 12 senators and proxies didn’t return to the over 10-hour-long meeting after ...
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Term in Review: EVPLA Batsheva Labowe-Stoll

Former EVPLA Batsheva Labowe-Stoll reflects on her time in the position.
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BREAKING: EVPSA-Elect Disqualified from A.S. Public Office

Elections Board has not yet confirmed the reason for Morales’s disqualification.
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A.S. To Vote on Divestment for Fifth Time in Six Years

A similar resolution on divestment was proposed last May and failed to pass following a ten-hour discussion. This was the fourth time that a resolution relating to divestment failed to pass within the...
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First UC System-Wide Title IX Coordinator Resigns

Kathleen Salvaty, the first person to serve in the position of system-wide Title IX Coordinator for the University of California, announced her resignation from the position in an interview with the N...
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Eight A.S. Exec. Candidates Do Not Support UCen Renovation, Which Would Raise Student Fees

Eight candidates running for an A.S. executive position denounced the proposed “NewCen” ballot measure, which would raise student fees to fund the University Center renovation.
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UC Regents Raise Out-Of-State Tuition, Cite Low Funding in State Budget Plan

The University of California Board of Regents approved a 3.5 percent tuition increase for out-of-state undergraduate students Thursday afternoon.
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Decrease in Law Enforcement Expected for Deltopia

The UC Santa Barbara Police Department plans to decrease law enforcement presence at this year’s Deltopia, which is expected to take place on April 7.
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Transfer Student Alliance To Receive A.S. Resources With New BCU Status

The Transfer Student Alliance will now be able to use A.S. resources and collaborate with other BCUs on campus. They will also receive an advisor and a significant increase in funding.
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Sexual Assault Survivors Raise Frustrations Over ‘Unresolved’ Demands

The town hall addressed one of the demands that requires UC President Janet Napolitano to tour sexual assault and sexual violence town halls on UC campuses once a year.
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