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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IVCSD Discusses Community-Based Policing for Isla Vista

IVCSD is continuing conversations surrounding community-based policing programs through the Student Neighborhood Assistance Program.
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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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Santa Barbara County Sees 400% Increase in COVID-19 Cases Within the Past Month

Ansorg emphasized that the new surge is primarily affecting unvaccinated individuals and that the current metrics have the county at the brink of the purple tier.
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Three Unconnected COVID-19 Cases Reported in the UCSB Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The infected individuals were fully vaccinated and had each separately been in contact with someone who had tested positive outside of the department
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus Driver” Zachary Coughlin Found Guilty of 14 Charges

Coughlin was arrested and charged on May 19, 2020, following social media reports of his behavior.
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Remains of Missing Teen Killed in 2018 Montecito Debris Flow Located With Help of UCSB Anthropologist

Kim Cantin shared with KEYT on July 22 that Jack’s remains were discovered on Memorial Day this year by UC Santa Barbara anthropologist Danielle Kurin and her graduate students. 
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UCs Release Admission Statistics for Incoming Class

Between 2020 and 2021, most UC schools had similar admission numbers compared to 2020, with two notable exceptions being UC Los Angeles and UCSB.
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SBCPHD Recommends All County Residents Wear Masks Indoors Regardless of Vaccination Status

The purpose of the recommendation is to provide “an extra precautionary measure for those who are fully vaccinated, and to ensure easy verification that all unvaccinated people are masked.”
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