A.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Reform Honorarium for Senators and BCUs

The bill will make Associated Students spaces more accessible to low-income, first generation and marginalized students, according to the bill’s author, Senator Esme Quintero-Cubillan.
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Isla Vista Boat Boys Clarify: “It was completely sailable”

The two housemates, whose nautical adventure received wide media coverage, told the Nexus that they did not need rescuing.
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“$900 now”: Young Democratic Socialists of America Holds Student March To Demand COVID-19 Relief Checks

The group of approximately 40 students and community organizers began their 2 p.m. march at Storke Tower before walking to Chancellor Henry T. Yang’s house.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Yasamin Salari

Salari said that some of her proudest moments during the term have been related to her office’s COVID-19 response.
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UCSB Hosts its First Mobile Vaccination Clinic

The event, held at Parking Lot 25, was part of a countywide effort to bring mobile vaccination clinics to communities around Santa Barbara, Van Do-Reynoso, the Santa Barbara County public health direc...
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UC To Require COVID-19 Vaccination Ahead of In-Person Class Return This Fall

The proposed policy would go into effect once a vaccine has been granted full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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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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After Nearly a Year, UCSB Rec Cen Set To Reopen on April 12

Students will be required to wear a face covering at all times.
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Two Months after Setup, I.V. Pallet Homes Provide Relief and Opportunity to Nearly 40 Houseless Residents

The pallet village has not reported any positive COVID-19 cases, but tests are available to any clients who want one or begin to show symptoms.
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UC System Plans for In-Person Instruction in Fall 2021

The UC’s statement on Monday marks the first systemwide announcement of a return to in-person instruction. 
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UC Regents Approve 2021-22 Budget, Special Needs Report

The UC Board of Regents Nov. 19 remote meeting focused on the impact of financial losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Prop 16 Failed to Pass. What’s Next for the UC System?

For student leaders on the “front lines” of campaigning, the decision came as a blow for those hoping to bring greater racial diversity to the UC system.
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Sarah Danielzadeh Voted in as New A.S. Student Advocate General In Special Election

Sarah Danielzadeh, a fourth-year English major and former Letters and Sciences senator, beat 11 other candidates in a special election for Associated Students Student Advocate General.
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“If I get COVID now, I don’t really care”: Interviewing Passersby and Partiers in I.V. During the Pandemic

On June 22, the first day of summer sessions, there were 7 confirmed COVID-19 cases in I.V. By Oct. 1, the first day of fall quarter, there were 239. Now, there are nearly 400.
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Santa Barbara County To Host Free COVID-19 Testing at I.V. Theater

Although all online appointments for Oct. 9 have already been filled, walk-ins are still accepted.
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