Vista Point: Weekly Goings-on in and Around Isla Vista

Weekly events in and around Isla Vista.
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A.S. Elections Conclude With Historic Low Voter and Candidate Turnout; Seven Senate Seats Remain Unfilled

1,849 students did not finish filling out their ballots or did not click submit, rendering their votes void, A.S. Elections Board announced during the Zoom webinar where results were displayed. 
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Community, Reflection and a Shared Meal: UCSB’s Jewish Community on Celebrating Passover

Passover is a weeklong holiday beginning on April 15 and ending on April 23 that commemorates the exodus of Hebrews from slavery in Egypt in 13th century B.C.E.
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El Congreso de UCSB Holds 29th Annual Latine College Day

El Congreso de UCSB is a student-led cultural, social and activist organization that works to provide an inclusive space for students of marginalized identities.
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Lee Airton Lectures About Being Non-Binary in Gender-Binaric World

The event was co-hosted with the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD).
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A.S. Trans & Queer Commission Hosts Tie-Dye Event for Pride Week

The event was a part of the commission’s “Queers Over the Years” series to celebrate LGBTQ+ culture throughout the last century in honor of Pride week.
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UCSB Students Reflect on the Celebration of Ramadan

Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed through fasting, reflection, charity and prayer.
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Ongoing Construction Temporarily Closes Bike Path; Causes Disruptions

The repairs to the Ocean Road underpass have long been a project in the making on behalf of UCSB's Design & Construction Services.
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EVPLA Office’s Open Market Returns to Isla Vista

The idea of the Open Market began two years ago, when UCSB 2019-20 External Vice President of Local Affairs Christian Ornelas sold vintage clothing as a vendor himself.
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I.V. Compost Collective and St. Michael’s Church Collaborate on Mural Reflecting Chumash History

The village scene depicted in the mural represents an indigenous Chumash village that was situated near the Goleta slough watershed.
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Student Arrested at Santa Ynez Apartments Following Threats of Violence

The UCSB Police Department did not confirm his current whereabouts or whether he was released from police custody.
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Trans Day of Visibility Community Panel Speak on Their Experiences

The event celebrated March 31’s Trans Day of Visibility, an annual holiday that celebrates transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming individuals.
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GIVE Benefit Sale Returns to Isla Vista After Two Years

The GIVE Benefit Sale is a project that was started 32 years ago over the environmental impact of students dumping unneeded materials during move-out week.
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SBSO Investigates Robbery at I.V. 7-Eleven

The SBSO lifted the initial request to avoid the surrounding area until further notice, but the investigation of the incident is still ongoing.
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Senate Passes Bill Formalizing a Process To Address Internal Bullying

The bill was passed by the Senate on March 2. 
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