The Associated Students Senate and Office of the Student Advocate General are working together to implement a guideline advising professors to alert students of class content that can potentially “trigger” symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in those who have experienced traumatic experiences such as sexual abuse or fighting in war.
VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood will be holding a march called “Rally for Isla Vista Unity” today at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Student Resource Building to encourage unification efforts within the community in response to the recent sexual assaults in I.V.
Senators at Wednesday night’s Associated Students Senate meeting engaged in discussion with the architect of a potential new housing development in Isla Vista, spoke with a representative from the UC Police Department regarding sexual assault, passed a revised bill limiting A.S. food expenditures and debated the proposed restructuring of A.S.
At Wednesday night’s Associated Students Senate meeting, senators passed a resolution to begin the process of instituting mandatory “trigger warnings” on class syllabi at UCSB and Chancellor Henry T. Yang made a surprise appearance.
Last night, linguistics professor Robert Kennedy lectured as if it were his last chance to do so, speaking on linguistics and his own personal experiences in the field, as part of the UCSB “Last Lecture” series.