Vista Point: Weekly goings-on in, around Isla Vista

EOP and the MENASARC are hosting “MENASARC Meals” on Thursday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m. at the MENASARC in the Student Resource Building (SRB).
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UCSB met with federal civil rights complaint for allegedly permitting harassment of A.S. President

The Brandeis Center filed a federal civil rights complaint against UCSB on May 16 for being complicit in “persistent anti-Semitic bullying,” on behalf of the Associated Students President.
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Nathan Lee

Associated Students Student Advocate General Nathan Lee reflected on his term for the 2023-24 school year, which placed focus on casework, outreach and advocacy projects.
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UCSB Liberated Zone holds die-in for Palestine outside library entrance

Students from the UC Santa Barbara Liberated Zone encampment physically blocked the Paseo West entrance to the library in a die-in for Palestine on May 13.
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A.S. Senate passes “A Resolution to Condemn The Israeli Government’s and the IDF’s Dehumanization of the Palestinian People”

The Senate passed the resolution in a 13-4-2 vote at the May 1 Senate meeting.
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A.S. Elections conclude with 22.26% voter turnout

The 2024 UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Spring General Election concluded on April 26, with the Associated Students Elections Board releasing live results in person in the University Center Hub.
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Vista Point: Weekly goings-on in, around Isla Vista

The Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) is hosting an English Conversation Program on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Encampments continue for third day, remain peaceful

Approximately 55 students are circulating the encampments, and around 40 people involved with the organization and upkeep of the effort announced staying until they are “forcibly removed.” 
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UCSB students accuse A.S. Senator of harassment, met with delays from University

A UC Santa Barbara student filed multiple complaints to university administration against an Associated Students Off-Campus Senator and first president pro-tempore for threatening abuse of power and h...
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Recall petition garners 844 signatures, A.S. Senate votes no on holding recall election for A.S. President

The UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Senate voted against holding a special recall election for Associated Students President Tessa Veksler following hours of discussion at the Senate’s April 10...
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SJP, Black Studies hold ‘Day of Interruption’ rally, teach-in to end UC repression

Students for Justice in Palestine, the Department of Black Studies and several campus organizations united for a “Day of Interruption” on March 7.
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Student Ethics Bowl team places second at national competition

The UC Santa Barbara Ethics Bowl student team competed in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition in Cincinnati from Feb. 24-25, taking home the s...
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What to expect for Deltopia 2024: Social ordinance, cliff safety, restorative justice

The Nexus spoke with I.V. community officials to evaluate how the social ordinances, ongoing cliff safety measures and the temporary suspension of the Restorative Justice Program will affect Deltopia.
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SB Sheriff’s Office to suspend restorative justice program April 6-7, Deltopia weekend

The Associated Students Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs announced the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will suspend the restorative justice program in Isla Vista from 6 ...
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IVRPD celebrates Black History Month with third annual “Forward Ever, Backward Never” event

The Isla Vista Recreation & Park District held its third annual “Forward Ever, Backward Never” event to commemorate Black History Month on Feb. 27. The event featured art, music, food and poet...
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