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Abortion Pill Clears Hurdle on Path to Public Universities

New reports confirm the safety of the Mifiprex pill, a hormonal pill used for medical abortions, which could sway legislators on their vote regarding Senate Bill 320.
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Students Fight for Bill to Extend Cal Grant into Summer

The Coalition for a Better UC launched a campaign in the fall of 2017 focused on passing Assembly Bill 3153, which will extend financial aid from Cal Grant into summer sessions.
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UC Regents Raise Out-Of-State Tuition, Cite Low Funding in State Budget Plan

The University of California Board of Regents approved a 3.5 percent tuition increase for out-of-state undergraduate students Thursday afternoon.
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Supreme Court Declines Trump’s Appeal to Review Federal DACA Court Case

The United States Supreme Court declined to hear President Donald Trump’s appeal to have the court view the University of California’s case on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program th...
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Proposed Fed. Budget To Impact Student Loans, CalFresh

President Trump’s proposed 2019 budget will eliminate subsidized loans and change CalFresh benefits, directly impacting UC Santa Barbara students.
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Court Case Could Bring Financial Strain to Public Sector Unions

Upcoming Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME could drastically affect the financial resources of public sector unions, including some of the fourteen different labor unions at UC Santa Barbara, accordi...
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UC, California To Support Undocumented Students Despite DACA Repeal

As federal lawmakers negotiate a government spending deal, the DACA program remains at the center of an attempt for a bipartisan solution on immigration.
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UC Seeks Fellows for Dialogue on Free Speech

The National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement is currently accepting applications for fellows to further the discussion on issues related to the First Amendment and civic participation.
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UCSA Launches 3 Campaigns For 2017-18 School Year

The University of California Student Association (UCSA) will mount three undergraduate campaigns fighting for students’ rights for the 2017-18 school year: UC Sustain Our Students (SOS), reIGNITE an...
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Regents Approve Nonresident Enrollment Cap

The University of California Board of Regents approved an 18 percent cap of nonresident enrollment across the UCs on Thursday.
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Protests Halt UC Regents Meeting

The public forum with UC Regents was set to discuss proposed UC-wide tuition hikes but ended with protests and police intervention.
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Four Years Later, Still a ‘No’ for Israel Divestment

Following the Associated Students Senate’s failure to pass the resolution to divest from companies that allegedly aid Israel in human rights violations against Palestinians, UC Santa Barbara is the ...
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UC Office of the President Responds to Allegations of Inflating Budgets, Editing Statements, More

“It is outrageous and unjust to force tuition hikes on students while the U.C. hides secret funds," said UC Regent and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom.
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Healthcare Scheme Steals Nearly $12 Million From UC System, Student Personal Information

The UCOP announced Thursday that the university has uncovered a fraudulent scheme that has stolen almost $12 million through the student health plan.
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UCs See Drop in International Applicants

UC Santa Barbara saw a 10 percent increase in international undergraduate applicants for the 2016-17 admissions cycle, while two fellow UC campuses saw the first decreases in more than a decade.
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