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UC Santa Barbara Releases 2019-20 Campus Population Data

Across the UC system, the number of freshman applicants decreased by 2.5% from the last school year, but transfer student applications increased by 4.7%.
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Breaking: UCSB Graduate Students Vote To Begin Full Strike on Thursday for Cost-of-Living Adjustment

UCSB 4 COLA is calling for a monthly amount of $1,807.51.
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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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Graduate Students Occupy Cheadle Hall Until Midnight, Rally for COLA and University Support of UCSC Strikers

Graduate students from advocacy group UCSB 4 COLA organized the sit-in in response to a call for solidarity from UCSC graduate students.
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In Photos | “UC, UC, you’re no good, pay your workers like you should”: UCSB Graduate Students Rally In Solidarity With UCSC

Live coverage of the Cheadle Hall occupation can be viewed on Twitter at @dailynexus.
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Out for the Count: With 2020 Census on the Horizon, Census Specialist Explains the Process

The process takes months, and the results of the census are compiled and delivered to the president in December, with the results available to the public in early 2021.
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Graduate Students To Occupy Cheadle Hall All Day Friday For Cost-of-Living Adjustment

In addition to supporting the UCSC cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) movement, UCSB graduate students are fighting for their own COLA of $1,807.51 a month. 
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2020 Isla Vista Primary Elections Guide

The California primary will be held on March 3, 2020.
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25 Years Later, Women’s Rights Icon Anita Hill Returns to UCSB

Hill did not dwell on her own experiences in the Senate Judiciary Committee and instead focused her speech on the work that still remains after the launch of the #MeToo movement.
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University-Owned Housing To Be Offered to Non-UCSB Students With Local Summer Internships

The new initiative allows students from any college or university with a summer job or internship in the Santa Barbara area to stay in UCSB-owned housing for the summer.
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Promise Scholars Program Installs Healthy Snacks, Menstrual Product Stations Around Campus

The snacks and menstrual products are available to all students on campus, regardless of income. 
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Jeffrey’s Jazz Coffeehouse: Making Music Instrumental to the Isla Vista Community

The pop-up club features a series of local musicians who aim to bring the Isla Vista community together.
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3rd District Supervisor Candidates Field Community Questions at Isla Vista Town Hall

Questions written by attendees prior challenged the candidates on issues including environmental policy, mental health and affordable housing in I.V. and the county as a whole.
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Janet Napolitano, UCSC Administration Warn of Termination to Striking UCSC Graduate Students

Napolitano said the UC would not re-open the union’s current contract nor would it agree to a COLA in addition to the current contract.
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