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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Isla Vista Party Takes Home Executive Majority, Storke Party Claims the Most Senate Seats

This year’s election yielded the lowest voter turnout numbers in five years.
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UCSB Sends Timely Warning Regarding Sexual Assault in People’s Park

The parties involved in the sexual assault are not affiliated with the UCSB community. 
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Goleta Union School District Reflects on Remote Instruction Experience Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

After almost a year of remote instruction, Goleta Union School District is gearing up to return to the classroom in the near future, albeit with some changes. 
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UCSB Event Brings Book Artist Tia Blassingame To Inspire Art and Activism

Blassingame provided insight into her efforts to evoke the conversations of race and racism woven into American history through printmaking and book art.
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Most Classes To Be Held Remotely, RecCen and University Library Hopeful For Limited Reopening in Spring Quarter

For the upcoming summer quarter, Yang said UCSB is working on a plan to offer an “enhanced summer quarter” with both remote and residential opportunities.
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Student-Led Social Media Platforms Keep Tabs on Parties, Large Gatherings in Isla Vista

The platform owners hope that their advocacy will help UCSB students in Isla Vista feel safe and informed amid the pandemic.
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Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQIA+ Students From Afar: RCSGD’s Plans for Fall Quarter and Beyond

With a calendar full of events and programs for the virtual fall quarter and beyond, the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity waits with open arms.
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Students Reflect on the 2020 Presidential Elections and Prepare for Political Divisiveness

The Isla Vista Community Services District says there is little to no concern for violent demonstrations and that law enforcement has not provided any information on possible threats in the area.
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