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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UCSB Hires Inaugural Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Robnett comes to UCSB from a position at UC Irvine as the Inaugural Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity in the School of Social Sciences.
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Authorities Remove Plane Wreckage, Remains of Missing Pilot Who Crashed Off I.V. Coast

The body of the pilot has been taken to the Channel Islands Harbor, and the Santa Barbara County Coroner's Bureau will be investigating the death.
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Community Members Gather by Candlelight at Devereux Beach to Mourn Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The event, attended by nine people, was hosted by the local chapter of the national environmental justice group Sunrise Movement.
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Cops Off Campus ‘Day of Action’ Rally Draws Over 100 to the Streets in Isla Vista

Thursday’s Cops Off Campus Rally drew a crowd of over 100 students, instructors and community members who assembled at I.V. Theater around noon before marching through I.V.
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SBSO Continues Search for Missing Pilot Who Crashed Off the Coast of I.V.

The search for Deborah Nicholson — the plane’s pilot and sole passenger — was originally handled as a search and rescue but is now being handled as a missing person investigation.
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UCPD Issues Timely Warning for Multiple Burglaries and Break-Ins on Campus Property

UCPD is currently investigating these crimes. Anyone with more information can contact the department at (805) 893-3446.
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Fall Undergraduate Housing Limited To Those With “Special Circumstances”

The university will offer full refunds for fall quarter housing contracts.
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The “Uphill Fight that the Black Community in America has Constantly Been Fighting Towards”: UCSB and IV Community Speak on Black Lives Matter Movement

As protest headlines disappear from mainstream news, it remains unclear how the Black Lives Matter movement has changed, or will change, the community of Isla Vista and UCSB.
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SB County Reports First COVID-19 Death in Isla Vista

The I.V. resident was one of two deaths announced by the county on Thursday, bringing the county’s total death count to 84. 
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Amidst Partying in Isla Vista, UCSB Continues To Warn Students About Coronavirus Risks

I.V.’s cramped living conditions, infamous for housing 10 or more people under the same roof, can make tracking the spread of coronavirus increasingly difficult. 
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Majority of Fall Quarter Classes To Be Held Remotely, Tuition and Student Fees Will Not Change

Any student who wishes to continue learning entirely remotely will be given the option to do so.
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A.S. Senate Passes Two Resolutions Supporting Indigenous Nations

During the public forum, students expressed the importance of representation for Indigenous students, who make up only 1% of the school’s population.
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Achievement Unlocked: UCSB’s Gaming Community Adapts to Remote Instruction

While clubs have faced difficulties staying together as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Gaucho Gaming is uniquely positioned to make the leap from in-person to digital social events.
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As Phase Two Reopening Rolls Out, Santa Barbara County Mandates Face Coverings in Public Starting Tuesday

Residents who do not own face coverings can receive one for free at the Santa Barbara Administration building lobby, the Santa Barbara Health Care Center or the Santa Maria Health Care Center.
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