Women’s Center holds workshop on the disability community’s history with C.O.D.E. 

The Women’s Center is hosting a discussion on “The Hidden Figures of the Disability Community” in collaboration with the Associated Students Commission on Disability Equity. The workshop will take place on Thursday, March 2, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in the Women’s Center Community Room at the Student Resource Building (SRB).

“We will be discussing the history of hidden figures in the disability community to emphasize the lack of education surrounding it and what struggles have been and continue to be faced by this community,” the Shoreline description read. “We will also be discussing the intersectionalities between feminism and the disability community.”

OISS hosts workshop for J-1 students on employment and academic training 

The Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) is holding a workshop for J-1 visa-holding students at UC Santa Barbara regarding on-campus work options and academic training. The event will be held on Thursday, March 2, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the first-floor multipurpose room at the SRB. 

“Join us to learn about on-campus employment authorizations and Academic Training (off-campus employment),” the Shoreline description read

J-1 visa holders are students in educational exchange programs from abroad. Those receiving financial support from sources other than personal funds are eligible for this visa status. 

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center hosts discussion on critical race theory 

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is hosting a discussion on critical race theory led by UC Los Angeles Critical Race Studies Project Director Taifha Natalee Alexander. The talk will take place on Friday, March 2, from 4-5:15 p.m. on Zoom.

The event will discuss critical race theory, its founding and contribution and the “recent assault on the theory,” according to the event description

Prospective attendees must register to receive the Zoom webinar link. 

Undocumented Student Services hosts workshop on financial literacy

The UCSB Undocumented Student Services is hosting a workshop on financial literacy and building financial stability for first-generation students. The discussion — led by UCSB doctoral graduate Ana Romero Morales — will take place on Thursday, March 9, from 5-6 p.m. on Zoom. 

“Join us for a financial literacy workshop on taking the first steps towards building financial stability as a first-generation student,” the Shoreline description read. 

Students can register to attend the event on Shoreline. 

Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Resource Center discusses post-graduation options in workshop

The Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Resource Center is hosting a “Conchas and Choices” event on Thursday, March 2, from 5-6:30 p.m. The location will be disclosed once registration is complete. 

The event will hold a space to discuss potential post-graduation options for Chicanx and Latinx students at UCSB. 

“Through this event, we aim to collectively discuss the first-generation, Chicanx/Latinx student graduation experience and help students ease some of that anxiety through advising, resource-sharing, and providing open space to discuss and connect in the community,” the Shoreline description read.

Conchas and hot chocolate will be provided.  

UCSB Staff hosts National Employee Appreciation Ceremony 

The UCSB Staff is hosting an Employee Appreciation Ceremony on Friday, March 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cheadle Plaza. 

Food is provided by Chancellor Henry T. Yang, drinks are provided by the staff assembly and snacks are provided by the Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council, according to the Shoreline description

RCSGD hosts panel on accessing transgender healthcare at UCSB

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is holding a panel on accessing transgender healthcare at UCSB on Friday, March 3, from 3-4 p.m. on Zoom. 

The panel will discuss how to navigate the healthcare system as a transgender student, as well as provide a space for students to speak on their experiences of receiving transgender health care services and medically transitioning.

Students can register for the event on Shoreline. 

OISS hosts mental health panel and potluck for international students 

The OISS is hosting a mental health panel and potluck for international students on Friday, March 3, from 5-7 p.m. at the San Rafael Residence Hall lounge. 

The panel will be made up of UCSB international student leaders who will address mental health experiences and needs of the international student community. 

Free pizza and snacks will be provided, and participants are encouraged to bring their own favorite snacks and dishes from their home countries to the potluck.

Students can register for the event on Shoreline. 

Persian Student Group hosts group Nowruz show 

The Persian Student Group (PSG) is hosting its annual Nowruz Show in celebration of the Persian New Year on Saturday, March 4, from 6-8:30 p.m. Location is to be determined. 

The show will include a brief lecture from UCSB Department of Religious Studies professor Aazam Feiz, along with performances from the UCSB Middle East Ensemble and members from PSG. 

RCSGD hosts sensory care workshop for graduate students 

The RCSGD is hosting a workshop on sensory care for graduate students on Monday, March 6, from 2-4 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of the SRB. 

The workshop will discuss how to destress as a graduate student before the end of winter quarter. Necessary materials, like eucalyptus and lavender scented products, and also empanadas will be provided. 

OBSD hosts Black QTea party 

The Office of Black Student Development is hosting a Black QTea party for Black queer students at UCSB in collaboration with RCSGD. The event will take place on Friday, March 3, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Mosher Alumni House. 

Participants are encouraged to meet and mingle while enjoying refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. Attire is to “dress your brunch best,” according to the event description.

Prospective attendees can register for the party through OBSD’s Instagram link in their bio. 

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the March 2, 2023, print edition of the Daily Nexus.


Asumi Shuda
Asumi Shuda (they/them) is the Lead News Editor for the 2023-24 school year. Previously, Shuda was the Deputy News Editor, Community Outreach News Editor for the 2022-23 school year and the 2021-22 school year and an Assistant News Editor during the 2020-21 school year. They can be reached at asumishuda@dailynexus.com or news@dailynexus.com.