SB UAW2865 Holds Meeting in Response to Housing Crisis

The topic of discussion was the housing crisis, as well as the COVID-19 delta variant, and the university’s response to the countless students facing houselessness in the fall. 
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Isla Vista Facing Historic Housing Shortage Ahead of Fall Quarter 2021

As the university prepares for Fall Quarter 2021, students are grappling with a housing crisis on an unprecedented scale.
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Unmasking Isla Vista: University & Students

In the second segment of our series, "Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive," the Daily Nexus and KCSB examine the university’s response to and students’ experiences of the pandemic.
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Unmasking Isla Vista: Human Struggle

In the first segment of our series, "Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive," the Daily Nexus and KCSB examine houselessness in I.V. and students’ mental health during the pandemic.
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Board of Supervisors Approves New Emergency Shelter For Houseless Residents in I.V.

This project will be run by Good Samaritan Shelter — an agency that works to provide temporary, emergency and/or transitional housing and support services for houseless residents.
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Marsha P. Johnson Volunteer Program Focuses on Education and Community Building Through the Past Remote Year

Twelve years since its founding, the Volunteer Program is continuing its mission to promote student engagement, community building and the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.
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Newly Founded Black Women’s Health Collaborative Centers on Black Women and Non-men’s Joy and Health

The collaborative has funded 14 campus organizations throughout the Winter and Spring 2021 Quarters.  
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UCSB Academic Advisor Sara Sterphone Remembered as ‘The Light of CCS’

The former College of Creative Studies (CCS) academic advisor, sibling, wife, daughter and friend passed away on April 25 after being diagnosed with NUT carcinoma in early 2020. 
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The 14th Dalai Lama Speaks About Hope at UCSB Arts & Lectures

The event marked the 20th anniversary of the Dalai Lama endowed chair in religious studies at the university.
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IVRPD To Clear People’s Park and Evict Remaining Houseless Residents

People’s Park will be the fifth houseless encampment closed by IVRPD since last November. 
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Local Businesses in Isla Vista Speak on the Effects of COVID-19

Local restaurants have seen progression in their businesses between March 2020 — the beginning of the pandemic — to the present. 
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UCSB Reads and Arts & Lectures Holds Discussion With BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors

 Cullors began her opening remarks by painting a picture of what an “abolitionist world” would look like in light of the recent trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Alia Sky

Despite remote hurdles and a difficult transition into office, Sky believes she was able to accomplish the pursuits she held while running for the position.
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UCSB Library Begins Four-Phase Plan of Reopening Study Spaces on Campus

Santa Barbara County is now in the orange tier in the COVID-19 reopening framework, allowing for greater seating capacity. 
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Spring 2021 Commencement To Feature Virtual Keynote Address From Oprah Winfrey and In-Person “Grad Walk”

The “Grad Walk” will take place during the week of June 7 as an in-person event, Yang said in the email, during which graduates can walk across a stage as their names are announced.
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