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County Wildfires Drop Ash in Isla Vista, Reduce Air Quality

The Alamo fire is burning near the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County line. It started on July 6 and has reached up to 23,867 acres. The fire was 10 percent contained on Saturday night.
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‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah to Visit Santa Barbara in January

Comedian and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is performing a stand-up show on Jan. 19 at the Arlington Theatre as part of the 2017-18 UCSB Arts & Lectures season.
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American Indian Student Association Wins OSL Group of the Year

The UC Santa Barbara Office of Student Life (OSL) has named the American Indian Student Association (AISA) as the 2017 OSL Group of the Year for fostering Native American academic outreach and opportu...
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A.S. Votes To Boycott Gio’s Until Management Issues Apology

Associated Students passed a resolution this past Wednesday to boycott Giovanni’s Pizza in Isla Vista after the restaurant staff allegedly discriminated against a Mexican customer.
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Senate To Vote on Boycotting Gio’s Pizza

Associated Students (A.S.) will be voting Wednesday on a resolution to boycott Giovanni’s Pizza in Isla Vista.
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Sexual Assault Reports Up in I.V.

It is unknown what exactly has prompted the increase, but the issue has been at the center of Associated Students’ elections platforms and the recent sexual assault sit-in on May 3 and 4 in Cheadle ...
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Students Return to UCSB Chancellor’s Office to Reiterate Demands for Sexual Violence Reform

The demands ranged from infrastructure — more lighting on Slough Road, a Survivor Resource Center — to community agreements involving the UC Police Department, the Isla Vista Foot Patrol and UCSB ...
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Students Produce List of Demands for UC Worker Rights Following May Day Rally

Campus employees, labor unions and student coalitions gathered at Storke Tower this Monday for May Day, an international day of action to support workers and immigrants around the world.
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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Debunks BLM ‘Myths’ at Campbell Hall

Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza gave a keynote speech at Campbell Hall last Wednesday for UC Santa Barbara’s BLM Week, discussing the grassroot’s origins and “unwarranted reputation a...
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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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BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza To Speak at UCSB

Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza will be the keynote speaker for the “Black Liberation: The Rose That Grew From Concrete” event on Wednesday evening, during which she will be sharing her...
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External Vice President of Statewide Affairs Debate: Dagnachew vs. Hsu

Candidates running for External Vice President of Statewide Affairs discussed sustainable statewide networks, lobbying and student accessibility in the Hub on Wednesday for this week’s A.S. election...
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Environmentalists Protest Arctic Oil Drilling, Naysayers ‘Wine’ About It

“I drink wine; I don’t drink water,” said attendee and black-tie-clad Michael Zirolli in response to a question of caring for water and air quality.
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‘Just Because You Suck Black D*ck Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Racist’ Hits Anti-Blackness Hard

UC Santa Barbara’s Pride Week hosted an event centered on combatting anti-blackness in the LGBTQ community this past Wednesday in the Student Resource Building.
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Considerable Changes en Route for Santa Barbara Bus System

The Santa Barbara bus system is adding 14 new electric shuttles and introducing new farebox and smartphone technology to modernize its system as well as rebranding its 30-year-old logo.
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