A.S. Human Rights Board presents “Racial Equity in the Education System” 

Associated Students Human Rights Board is hosting a discussion titled “Racial Equity in the Education System” on Thursday, Feb. 29, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Pardall Center. 

The event is in collaboration with Black Women’s Health Collaborative, Student Commission on Racial Equity and Pages for Individuals in Prison. The discussion is part of the organization’s Human Rights Week from Feb. 26 to March 1. 

“How has our education system taught us, or failed to teach us, about the role of race in the criminal justice and incarceration system?” the Shoreline description read.

Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council hosts National Staff Appreciation Day 

The Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council is hosting a National Staff Appreciation Day on Friday, March 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Corwin Pavilion Cheadle Plaza. 

“Come enjoy a burrito from campus catering and spend some time getting to know your UC Santa Barbara colleagues,” the Shoreline description read

Food will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 

A.S. Human Rights Board, CCAJJ presents “Art is Political”

A.S. Human Rights Board is hosting an event in collaboration with the Commission on Culture, Arts, and Joy Justice (CCAJJ) on Friday, March 1, from 12-2 p.m. at Storke Plaza. 

“Join us for an afternoon filled with dancing, laughter, including a performance from local Chumash artist, Mia Lopez, celebrating CCAJJ’s series, ‘Sing a New Song!’” the Shoreline description read

A.S. C.A.B. hosts technology tutoring at Friendship Manor 

The A.S. Community Affairs Board (C.A.B.)  is hosting a technology tutoring session at Friendship Manor, an Isla Vista retirement community, on Friday, March 1, from 2-3:30 p.m. 

“Help senior citizens at Friendship Manor Retirement Home use their cell phones and tablets,” the Shoreline description read.  

Snacks will be provided. 

Undocumented Student Services hosts UndocuGraduate School Exploration Program

The Undocumented Student Services is hosting a workshop on graduate school exploration for undocumented students on Saturday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dolores Huerta Room in South Hall 1623. 

“The UndocuGrad Exploration Program is a full day event focused on providing information through a series of workshops to undergraduate students curious about graduate school,” the Shoreline description read

Salsa Bachata Kizomba Club hosts midnight masquerade soiree

The Salsa Bachata Kizomba Club is hosting a midnight masquerade soiree in celebration of its seventh anniversary on Saturday, March 2, from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at The Hub in the University Center. 

“Come by to enjoy free food, dance lessons, amazing performances, and a night of social dancing,” the Shoreline description read

Health & Wellness hosts pop-up study snack station

Health & Wellness is hosting a pop-up study snack station on Monday, March 4, from 1-3 p.m. outside the UCSB Library. 

“Grab some free snacks and fuel your academic endeavors with nutritious options,” the Shoreline description read

Office of International Students & Scholars hosts International Student Day

The Office of International Students & Scholars is hosting an International Student Day on Tuesday, March 5, from 12-1 p.m. in the SRB Multipurpose Room (MPR). 

“This is an opportunity to learn more about cultures from around the world while making new friends,” the Shoreline description read

Food will be provided. 

Mental Health Peers hosts “The Candid Cookie Chat” 

Mental Health Peers is hosting “The Candid Cookie Chat (Decorating Cookies & Discussing Sex)” on Tuesday, March 5, from 5-6 p.m. at the Counseling & Psychological Services building, room 1109. 

We will be discussing how your identity, environment, and previous relationship experiences impact your current experience with sex,” the Shoreline description read. “This is a safe space to learn, ask questions, and share experiences about the connection between mental health and sex.”

There will also be cookie decoration activities, and attendees are encouraged to bring a box home. 

Walter H. Capps Center hosts lecture on queer bookstores 

The Walter H. Capps Center is hosting a lecture on “How Queer Bookstores Shaped the Gay Liberation Movement” with UCSB doctoral candidate Sarah Dunne on Tuesday, March 5, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Public Library. 

The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided. Prospective participants must register to attend. 

ONDAS presents “Balancing Advocacy and Academics as a First-Generation Student”

The Opening New Doors to Accelerating Success (ONDAS) Student Center is hosting a workshop on balancing advocacy and academics as a first-generation student on Wednesday, March 6, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Kerr Hall 1150. 

The event is in collaboration with S.C.O.R.E.; Mujeres Unidas por Justicia, Educación y Revolución; Mauna Kea Protectors and El Congreso. 

UCSB Library hosts ORCID workshop for graduate students 

The UCSB Library is hosting a workshop on Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) for researchers on Wednesday, March 6, from 12-1 p.m. at the Library Instruction & Training Room 1312. 

Snacks will be available, and students must register in advance to attend.

MultiCultural Center presents “Mujer sin vergüenza/Woman Without Shame”

The MultiCultural Center (MCC) is hosting a “Mujer sin vergüenza/Woman Without Shame” event on Wednesday, March 6, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the MCC Theater. 

The conversation will center around a reading by author Sandra Cisneros and a discussion with poet and writer Cherríe Moraga. 

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the Feb. 29, 2024, 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.