George Thurlow, UCSB’s Appointee to the I.V. CSD, Resigns

Although Thurlow is “sure [he] will continue to be involved in Isla Vista issues,” he said he is ready to take on something new.  
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UCSB Identifies Fifth COVID-19 Case in De La Guerra Dining Commons Staff

With contract tracing efforts underway, the university said it is now looking to identify individuals who may have come into contact with any of the positive staff members.
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Central Coast Counties, Including Santa Barbara, Ask Newsom for New Stay-at-Home-Order Consideration

Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties said they are looking to secede from the Southern California region and receive separate consideration for COVID-19 restrictions.  
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Seeking Community Input, I.V. CSD Releases Policing and Public Safety Form to Residents

The results will be summarized and shared with the public, law enforcement and university officials down the line. 
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UCSB To Offer More In-Person Classes and Limited University Housing for Winter Quarter

The university will prioritize housing for students who already signed a contract for this fall and housing will be limited to one person per room. 
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UCPD Identifies UCSB Employee Who Died at Campus Point

Geoff Jewel, 52, worked as a computer network technologist at UCSB since February 1996, dedicating almost 25 years to the university.
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Victim in ‘Suspicious Death’ at Campus Point was a UCSB Community Member

As of Saturday at 3:45 p.m., no one is in custody, according to Barbara Ross, executive assistant to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley.
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In the Driver’s Seat: Prop 22 May Have Consequences for I.V. Gig Workers

As the future of ridesharing apps is on the California ballot, students in I.V. working for rideshare and delivery companies spoke to the Nexus about how Proposition 22 would affect them.
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Seeking District-Wide Improvements and New Learning Tools, Goleta Union School District Puts $80 Million Bond “Measure M” on Ballot

Currently, there is no organized opposition to the bond on the ballot.
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Argument in the Office: Characters Are Only as Real as Their Flaws — And How They Choose To Address Them

Emily Kocis and Atmika Iyer discuss whether their favorite fictional characters' flaws are ultimately what make them lovably relatable or instead set a dangerous standard.
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Roll Call Racism: The Power In Pronunciation

Atmika Iyer unpacks her own lifelong struggle to reconcile conflicting aspects of her identity in examining its inextricable link to something as fundamental as her name.
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Toxic Masculinity Discourages Empathy for Social Justice

Atmika Iyer discusses the impact of toxic masculinity on men's ability to join in on social justice movements and how we can combat it.
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