Annual Sexual Assault Prevention Course Mandated


UCs are required to incorporate sexual violence prevention training for students in efforts to reduce sexual assault cases

No One Way To Be a Womyn of Color

Gathering seeks to empower women of ethnic backgrounds

Talk Examines Military, University Sexual Assault

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The Campus Advocacy Resources & Education office hosted a lecture on military sexual trauma (MST) by assistant professor at the USC School of Social Work Kristen Zalesky in the Flying A room Thursday morning.

Napolitano, Attorney General Work to Improve Sexual Assault Policies


University of California President Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Kamala Harris developed a Model Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Wednesday to ensure cooperation between higher education and law enforcement in responding efficiently to sexual assault cases on UC campuses.

County To Revamp, Lease Clinic Offices

Renovations of the I.V. Clinic building are currently underway, and new tenants providing mental health reseources for I.V. residents are set to move in in July. Lorenzo Basilio/Daily Nexus

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved a renovation budget of approximately $335,000 for the Isla Vista Clinic building on Tuesday to refurbish and lease currently vacant office spaces.

Capps Brings Back Act to Prevent Gun Violence

Lois Capps

Representative for the 24th District of California Congresswoman Lois Capps reintroduced the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act (H.R. 2216) to the House of Representatives Thursday to block access to guns for those convicted of domestic violence or stalking.

Melgoza Pushes for Change

Second-year student will file a complaint stating that the university violated her Title IX rights

UCSB Receives Grant for Mental Health Services

C.A.P.S. plans to temporarily hire more staff members and Student Affairs proposes to expand physical space for mental health services. Alex Nagase/Daily Nexus

Congresswoman Lois Capps announced that the university will receive a federal grant of roughly half a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Education (D.O.E.) to fund mental health services to address the increased need for counseling following the shooting in Isla Vista last spring.

A.S. Resolution Policy Aims to Protect Students From PTSD Triggers

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.

Combatting Sexual Assualt: Taking the Next Step


Second-year Emily Potter praises the campus organizations that are fighting for real change.