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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UC Regents Committee Drafts Plans To Reduce UC Food and Housing Insecurity by 2022

The UC has currently been allocated $260 million through the federal C.A.R.E.S. act, $130 million of which was allocated to campuses for the distribution of emergency grants for students.
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Andrew Nguyen

Reflecting on what he would change about the role, Nguyen looked back to the importance of compassion and empathy that he has learned over the past year.
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Isla Vista Youth Projects Moves Services Online, Aims To Help Families Impacted by Coronavirus

Isla Vista Youth Projects usually provides year-round, full-day childcare, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced the group to convert its services into an online platform.
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CU Maintains Senate Majority, Executive Branch Splits Even

For the first time, both the Associated Students election campaigning and results night took place remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the shift to remote instruction.
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UCSB Confirms Positive Case of Coronavirus in Unaffiliated Individual Who Visited Campus on April 8 and 9

The facility area where the individual was working will be deep cleaned and individuals who were in the area at the same time are being contacted. 
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University of California Announces No Intention To Adjust Tuition Fees

Tuition is set at a UC-wide level, and individual campuses do not have the authority to change it.
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UCSB Student Affairs Works To Transition to Online Services

Beginning the first week of spring quarter, Student Affairs will be sending students weekly emails that either introduces them to new online services or updates them on old ones.
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UCSB Student Who Returned to Campus on April 3 To Move Out of Dorm Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The student then received the positive coronavirus test result after returning home after April 3.
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Spring Quarter A.S. Elections To Take Place Digitally

Soft campaigning will begin as previously planned on April 12, giving candidates approximately 10 days until voting ends.
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Amidst a Global Pandemic, Prospective Students Struggle To Make College Decisions Without Visiting Campus

UCSB admissions advises would-be students to “experience UCSB through a virtual tour” and learn more about the school through webinar events.
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