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Eight A.S. Exec. Candidates Do Not Support UCen Renovation, Which Would Raise Student Fees

Eight candidates running for an A.S. executive position denounced the proposed “NewCen” ballot measure, which would raise student fees to fund the University Center renovation.
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External Vice President for Statewide Affairs Forum: Loudon vs. Morales

The two candidates agreed that combating tuition hikes and food insecurity should be a primary concern for UC Santa Barbara students. Loudon is running with Campus United and Morales with the Isla Vis...
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University-Owned Off-Campus Senator Candidates Talk Platforms

Candidates running for the position of university-owned off-campus senator in the Associated Students Senate discussed their platforms on Thursday at an open forum in The Hub.
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A.S. President Forum: Kopel vs. Dumlao

Candidates for the position of A.S. president took the stage Wednesday to discuss their qualifications.
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Associated Students Elections 2018

The official ballot will be available on G.O.L.D.  from April 23 to April 26. Election results will be announced on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
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Off-Campus Senate Candidates Talk Platforms

For the most part, candidates for both Campus United (CU) and the Isla Vista Party (IVP) converged on issues at the official forum, agreeing on topics like safety in I.V., keeping tuition and student ...
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Mayela Morales for External Vice President for Statewide Affairs

Mayela Morales’s platform includes addressing the rising costs of higher education, increasing outreach to students and uplifting groups in the community who may feel they lack representation.
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Anthony Pimentel for Internal Vice President

It is crucial for the Associated Students (A.S.) internal vice president (IVP) to be seen as a neutral and non-polarizing figure, as the IVP is responsible for leading a Senate full of students with v...
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Justice Dumlao for Associated Students President

With experience working with different groups on campus and a firm set of goals for his time as president of the association, Justice Dumlao demonstrates the leadership qualities that could improve A....
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Sophia Dycaico for External Vice President for Local Affairs

Sophia Dycaico has been involved in the community since her freshman year, working as a community coordinator for the then-external vice president of local affairs, taking an active role campaigning f...
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Rose Ettleson for Student Advocate General

Student advocate general (S.A.G.), a position within the Office of the Student Advocate (OSA), works to help students who “face charges from the University in housing, academic, social conduct, and ...
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A.S. Student Advocate General Candidate Forum: Martinez vs. Ettleson

Student Advocate General candidates for Associated Students elections introduced themselves to the student body during a Monday forum in The Hub, discussing how they would represent students should th...
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A.S. President Denies Allegations of Controversial Petitioning Strategies During Town Hall

President Le previously refused to comment on whether he asked intoxicated students to sign a petition at a party after the Nexus obtained a video of him allegedly doing so.
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Stagnant $2 Million Fund Could Offset UCen Project Costs, Fees Will Still Rise After Inflation

The student fees that would fund a proposed University Center renovation decreased slightly after students voted to allocate a roughly $2 million fund to the project, though part of the fees would sti...
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Broken, Outdated Pipes to Blame for UCen Smell

The University Center is in need of numerous structural improvements, including leaking parts of the roof and burst sewage pipes which have caused a strange smell in the building, according to the cha...
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