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Vista Point: Freebies and Activities in Isla Vista

The UCSB campus group Improvability is hosting a 24-hour Improvathon from 8 p.m. on Friday to 8 p.m. on Saturday.
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How Much Are Pro, Anti-Measure R Groups Spending for Your Vote?

Primary elections are rolling around quickly, with voting set to take place next week on Tuesday, June 5. Two campaigns have mounted for the passage and failure of Measure R, a utility tax to fund the...
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How Much Are SB County Sheriff Candidates Spending for Your Vote?

Sheriff Bill Brown leads the fundraising effort comfortably with $251,364, as of May 25 — the last date on file that Brown reported finances — ahead of Lt. Brian Olmstead, who has raised $124,329 ...
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Sheriff Candidates Talk Platforms in Isla Vista

I.V. residents and UCSB students welcomed the three Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner candidates with a packed room as the three made their last push to win over third district voters before the Ju...
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All Newly-Elected A.S. Senators Sworn In, Meeting Ends With Full Agenda Unaddressed

The meeting ended just after 5:30 p.m. with more than a quarter of the agenda left unaddressed.
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Carbajal Signs Document To Force U.S. House Vote on DACA Bills

Santa Barbara Congressman Salud Carbajal signed a bipartisan discharge petition last Friday in an attempt to force the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on bills that would protect Deferred Action...
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Vista Point

Catch the goings-on in Isla Vista this week!
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Journalism Certificate Program Comes to UCSB

A journalism certificate program will be available for students at UC Santa Barbara beginning Fall Quarter 2018, which would allow students to take courses specific to journalism that are taught by tr...
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New Organization Hopes To Create First Rape Crisis Center in I.V.

Two UC Santa Barbara students, aiming to combat issues related to sexual assault, created a new group with hopes of implementing several projects on campus and in Isla Vista, one of which would be I.V...
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Divestment Vote Canceled, 69th Senate Meeting Shut Down by ‘Civil Disobedience’

When the dust settled, it was another instance — the fifth time in six years — in which divestment failed to pass at UC Santa Barbara, which remains the only undergraduate UC campus not to have pa...
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Backpacks Memorialize Victims of Mass School Shootings Across U.S.

Four years after the UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista community lost six of its members on May 23, 2014, the community continues to honor their lives and reminds its members of the importance of healin...
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Missing UCSB Student Found Deceased in Santa Ynez Mountains

She was first reported missing by friends on Monday morning to the UCSB Police Department.
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BREAKING: Special Election for EVPSA Will Be Held Fall Quarter

Currently “appeals” are in place, according to the minutes, although specifications regarding Morales’ disqualification were not discussed during Monday’s meeting.
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Second-Year UCSB Student Reported Missing Monday Morning, Later Found Deceased

A missing persons report was filed for Wang around 9:40 a.m. on Monday morning, according to Charlene Wu, one of Wang’s current housemates in Manzanita Village.
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On-Foot Navigation App Wins TAMID Tank

TAMID held their first TAMID Tank May 9 in the Corwin Pavilion, which had a similar format to that of the ABC television show, “Shark Tank.”
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