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UCSB’s Mental Health Task Force Launches New Website for Student Wellbeing

UC Santa Barbara’s Mental Health Task Force launched its new Student Wellbeing Website — a place for students to access resources and support for their mental health and well-being.
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Students and Faculty Focus on Challenges Facing UCR During Search for UC President

While the UCR speakers raised similar issues as those at UCLA, many statements addressed challenges facing the campus specifically.
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C.A.B. Gives Students Opportunity to Volunteer Countrywide

C.A.B.’s free week-long volunteer trips are held during winter and spring break, and the group also holds a weekend trip during spring quarter.
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UCSB Community Holds Vigil To Mourn Lives Lost in Ukranian Plane Crash

Attendees gathered under the A.S. Annex on Thursday afternoon, using poetry and candles to mourn the 176 lives lost when a Ukranian passenger jet was shot down in Iran on Jan. 8.
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In Photos | UCSB Students Mourn Victims of Iran Plane Crash

UCSB students came together on Thursday to mourn the 176 lives lost in the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 plane crash.
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C.A.P.S. First Annual Report Shows 57% Increase in Total Visits Over Five Years

UC Santa Barbara’s Counseling & Psychological Services compiled its first ever annual report containing details regarding clinical and student statistics.
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Downvote the Old, Upvote the New: r/UCSantaBarbara Grows in Community Members

In the last eight years, the number of submissions to the page has grown by nearly 500%.
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“The UC should strive for better”: Students, Faculty and Stakeholders Share Suggestions for the Next UC President at UCLA Public Forum

Students, faculty and UC system stakeholders sharing their advice, ideas and hopes for the type of president they would like to see next.
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This Week in UC News 1/9 – 1/16

Showcasing the top stories of the week from other UC student newspapers
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Isla Vista Beautification Program Provides Work for Local Houseless People

Part of Ron Moomey’s transition out of houselessness came from a job with the SeeClickFix program in I.V. called Isla Vista Beautiful. 
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A.S. Senate Proposes New International Senator Seat

The A.S. Senate introduced a new bill that would add an international student senator seat, the first of its kind within Associated Students. 
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How Isla Vista Businesses Survive the Long Winter

Running an Isla Vista storefront is not all lattes and catchy names — businesses can be forced to hibernate for long stretches at a time when UC Santa Barbara is not in session.
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Intersectional Feminists Releases Demands to University, Local Fraternities

The demands were put together from over 1,000 survey responses from a Google form the organization first released during the demonstration.
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First Female Chancellor of UCSB and Within the UC System, Barbara Uehling Charlton, Passes Away at 87

She passed away at the age of 87 on Jan. 2 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease, her obituary read.
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Isla Vista Restorative Justice Program Enrollment “Right On Track,” Deputy Says

The program, aimed at curbing the number of citations issued in Isla Vista, allows residents who have violated one of three ordinances the chance to wipe the violations from their permanent record.
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