SBSO Receives $97,000 Grant to Address and Reduce Alcohol-Related Crimes in I.V. and Goleta

According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the money will primarily be used to address alcohol-related incidents in both Isla Vista and Goleta. 
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Four UCSB Sororities Placed on Interim Suspension Following Hazing Allegations

According to UCSB spokesperson Andrea Estrada, “multiple Greek organization houses were placed on suspension recently in connection with allegations related to hazing.”
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IVCSD Swears in New County-Appointed Director

Topliffe was appointed following the retirement of the former county-appointed Isla Vista Community Services District Director Robert Geis.
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UCSB Dean Alleges Insufficient Number of Courses Prior to Fall Quarter 2021

Students at UCSB are required to take 12 units to be considered full-time students — a requirement many students are having difficulty meeting this quarter. 
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Where Students Are From

Of the 22,205 in-state students for the 2020-21 school year, the county with the highest number of students at UCSB is Los Angeles County with 5,670 students.
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UCSB Moves Forward With Hotel Housing

The University & Community Housing Services described the hotel solution as a temporary, emergency solution only available during Fall Quarter 2021.
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Suspect Arrested In Connection With Campus Sexual Assault From Aug. 27

The arrested suspect has been charged with four felonies.
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Unmasking Isla Vista: Community Activism

In the sixth and final segment of our new series, "Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive," the Daily Nexus and KCSB examine student and I.V. community activism throughout the pandemic.
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Two Sexual Assaults Reported on Aug. 28

UCPD detectives have been investigating the sexual assault, and the investigation is ongoing. 
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2020 Census Data Shows Demographic Shifts In I.V.

According to the Census, in the last 10 years, the population of I.V. and number of people living in UCSB-affiliated housing increased by 678 and 1,436, respectively.
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UC President Plans Overhaul to Campus Policing

In a letter to the UC community, Drake called the plan “transformational,” and said that the new approach will be “data-driven, service-oriented [and] community centric.”
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IVCSD Budget Increases by 6% in New Fiscal Year

Though total spending is only proposed to increase by 6%, a few programs, such as operations, community programs and parking, have major allocation changes.
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UCSB Student Charged With Felony Sexual Assault

The investigation into the student is being jointly conducted by the District Attorney’s office and the UCSB Police Department.
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Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines

In the third segment of our new series, "Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive," the Daily Nexus and KCSB examine the university’s and county’s COVID-19 testing and vaccine rollout.
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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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