UC Issues Flu Vaccination Requirement for the 2021-22 year

Those who opt out of the requirement must continue wearing masks or face coverings on campus “to the end of the flu season."
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Who’s Your Daddy: Isla Vista Restaurant Changes Name to Dank Bowl Kitchen

Dunietz has noticed a “mostly positive” response from customers about the rebranding.
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UC Student-Worker Union Hosts Student Labor Organizing Conference

The labor conference featured workshops from AFSCME 3299 members and interns on how to organize on campus.
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The Troubling Commodification and Appropriation of Spirituality

Maggie Modovsky explores the troubling commodification and appropriation of spirituality as a trend.
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Argument in the Office: Booster or Bust

Emily Kocis and Toni Shindler-Ruberg debate the nuances and priorities surrounding vaccine booster shots.
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Ask AJ: Barely Functional Fall

AJ breaks down some fall fallacies.
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Storybook Franchises Claim Their Places Against Two Unlikely One Seeds

What a way to start the postseason. Two classic rivalries, one between the longtime rivals, New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, the other between playoff foes, St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dod...
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Men’s Soccer Jumps to First in Big West With Two Wins

The UC Santa Barbara men’s soccer team now sits at the top of the Big West table with 10 points following their last 2 home games against the UC Irvine Anteaters and CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners. The...
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Women’s Soccer Heating Up Weeks Before Postseason

With two, huge 2-0 victories against Big West rivals, the UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team was able to skyrocket to second place in the conference. The Gauchos have now won five of their last se...
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Artsweek on Spotify: Tracks To Add to Your Playlist This Autumn Season

Here's Artsweek's selection of tracks for the autumn season!
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Coco & Clair Clair Take the Stage for UCSB’s First In-Person Concert

Rising Atlanta pop-rap duo Coco & Clair Clair electrified Storke Plaza for the first in-person concert at UC Santa Barbara since before the pandemic.
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Artsweek Picks: The Buzziest Coming Attractions of Fall 2021

Here is Artsweek’s selection of upcoming movie releases you should check out in the coming weeks! 
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Los Ingenieros Engineers a Space for Underrepresented Students in S.T.E.M.

For decades, Los Ingenieros has sought to create a community for underrepresented students in the College of Engineering.
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Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives $1.8 Million NSF Grant

“The grant will provide opportunities for training students in how to incorporate biological circuits and elements into designer materials and then the deployment of those materials in useful device...
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Simply Stated: Is There Such a Thing as “Good Fire?”

Is the Alisal Fire a “good fire” or a “bad fire?” Well, it depends.
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The Official Nexustentialism Guide for the Bike Path

Tricycles always have the right of way. Because they’re so little and adorable, UCSB students always let the gaggle of toddlers who ride their tricycles go by first since they have to go home from d...
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Campus Alex Confused as to Why S.T.E.M. Majors Think He Is So Hard All the Time

What upsets Alex the most are the repeated attacks on his character and references to his genitals. “They always say I’m hard."
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UCSB Library Adds Two New Sides: Tree and Rock

Dedicated to that one rock by the Arbor and some tree that looks like all of the other trees on campus, the new sides of the library have already made an impact on student life.
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In Photos | Santa Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo Lends Support to UCSB Lecturers on Second Day of Picket

On the second day of pickets, students and faculty alike joined lecturers in demanding a better contract from the University of California. Organized by the University Council-American Federation of T...
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Students, Santa Barbarans, Local Politicians Participate in Women’s March for Reproductive Rights

State Senator Monique Limón congratulated high school- and college-aged marchers for being civically engaged and fighting for their rights. 
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Students and County Residents March Against ExxonMobil’s New Oil Trucking Plan

The protestors marched through downtown Santa Barbara chanting, “No more Exxon, no more oil. Keep the carbon in the soil.”
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Banana Peel “Bacon”

Putting this zero-waste, vegan-friendly version of bacon to the test.
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Morning Glory: A Brunch That’s Anything but Basic

If you ever find yourself in San Diego for the weekend or want to go on an adventure with your not-so-basic friends, you have to try Morning Glory.
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Lentil Pot Pie

Vibrant with earthy colors, this pie offers a stunning cornucopia of umami slices, perfect for back-to-back classes or potlucks.
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