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Thomas Fire Evacuees Hope To Return Home Soon, UCSB Evacuation Center Remains Open

The Thomas Fire is still raging a week and a half later, but evacuation centers continue to shelter those displaced from their homes.
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A.S. Senate Allocates $5,000 to Help Students Head Home During Thomas Fire

UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Senate passed a resolution last Sunday providing funds for students who cannot afford to leave campus to travel home and away from the Thomas Fire.
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UCSB’s Naked Voices Appear on Steve Harvey’s Talk Show

Members of UC Santa Barbara’s a cappella group, Naked Voices, appeared on Steve Harvey’s daytime talk show, "Steve," to show off their forte and end 2017 on a high note.
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Art Piece on Campus Asks Students To Confront Sexual Assault

Second-year Jenny Jimenez placed giant letters spelling out "#ME TOO" on the lawn behind Storke Tower as a part of an art final and to help raise sexual assault awareness.
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BREAKING: UCSB Cancels Finals Week, Postpones Fall Quarter Due to Thomas Fire

The campus will remain open, including student housing, including residence halls and apartments.
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UCSB, I.V. Lose Power Over 10 Times Throughout Sunday Morning Due to Thomas Fire

The UC Santa Barbara campus and Isla Vista community lost power more than 10 times early Sunday morning after strong winds pushed the Thomas Fire into Santa Barbara County.
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Chancellor Yang Says Final Exams Will be ‘Flexible’ After Students Release New Petition Demanding UCSB Support During Thomas Fire

The new petition includes eight demands, asking the university to allow students to return home and provide academic and emotional support to those who have been affected by the Thomas Fire.
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Trump Declares State of Emergency in Calif., FEMA Will Fund Most Costs for Firefighting Efforts

FEMA will cover over 75 percent of firefighting costs in areas affected by the fire, according to Brandi Richard, FEMA spokesperson.
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UCSB, Isla Vista Locations Close in Response to Poor Air Quality

The map shows locations in I.V. and on campus that are closed Friday or providing limited services.
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In Photos: UCSB Students Bike Through Ash, Prepare for Finals Amid SoCal Fires

Daily Nexus photographers capture the UC Santa Barbara campus and Isla Vista amid raging California fires.
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Pets May be Affected by Air Pollution from Thomas Fire

Evacuees are allowed to bring smaller pets to the UCSB evacuation center, such as chickens and dogs.
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Where to Find Emergency Resources at UCSB During the Thomas Fire

All Thursday classes at UC Santa Barbara have been canceled in response to the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, according to an email sent out to students by Chancellor Henry T. Yang.
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How Far Is Isla Vista From the Thomas Fire?

Click through the map for more details on the Thomas Fire and its distance from UCSB and Isla Vista.
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Chancellor Yang Announces Friday Classes Canceled, Student Petition Gains 3,000 Signatures in One Hour

Margaret Klawunn, vice chancellor for student affairs, confirmed to students Wednesday night that the campus is open and will resume normal operations.
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Burglary Rate Declines in I.V. Despite Weekend Surge

Burglaries at UC Santa Barbara have increased since 2014, while burglaries in Isla Vista have dropped, local law enforcement say.
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