Terms in Review: IVPs Tianna White and Catherine Flaherty

Given the unique challenges that White faced as IVP, she played the role with an adaptable nature that was necessary for a virtual school year, one in which she jumped from IVP to president and back.
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Recap: April 23 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The COVID-19 case rate in Santa Barbara County has dropped by 41% in the last two weeks.
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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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Santa Barbara County Advances to the Orange Tier for the First Time

The county had to meet an adjusted case rate of less than 5.9 daily new cases per 100,000 people and a testing positivity rate of less than 4.9% for two straight weeks.
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Getting the Jab: Vaccine Accessibility for Isla Vista Residents

Neither proof of citizenship nor insurance are required to receive a vaccine.
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IVRPD Votes To Reintroduce Proposal To Remove Houseless Residents From People’s Park

Houseless residents have now been asked to relocate two to four times over the last six months in Isla Vista.
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Recap: April 9 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Residents between ages 16 and 49 can schedule an appointment using the state’s scheduling website My Turn beginning April 12.
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Recap: April 2 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 cases have come down significantly in the county since January, however, in the past week, there is an increase in the county’s adjusted case rate. 
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Law Enforcement, University and I.V. CSD Prepare for Deltopia Weekend

Despite the progress the county has made in its COVID-19 case metrics, there is fear that Deltopia could be the superspreader event that undoes that progress. 
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Recap: March 26 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county's COVID-19 case rate has decreased by 23% over the past week.
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Recap: March 19 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county is expecting to receive a significant increase in its vaccine allotment this week. 
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Alternative Deltopia Event Proposal Abandoned by A.S. and I.V. CSD Over COVID-19 Transmission Concerns

The event proposal was tabled after concerns that it would actually increase the spread of COVID-19 as opposed to reducing it.
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U.K. COVID-19 Variant Detected in Two Santa Barbara County Residents

The press release said that the cases were not related and neither individual had traveled abroad.
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Santa Barbara County Improves and Moves Into the Red Tier

Restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos and aquariums may reopen in a limited capacity. 
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Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director Kristie Nguyen

Nguyen counts using her platform as a board director to speak about sexual assault as her greatest success during her term.
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