Regents Vote To Increase Undergraduate Tuition Across All UC Schools

The proposal was enacted amidst pushback and protest from student groups across the UC.
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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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UC Regents To Vote on Proposed Tuition Increases at Upcoming Meeting

The proposal, introduced at the Regents’ May 13 meeting, would increase tuition for the future class of 2022-23 by 2% from the previous class’s tuition plus inflation.
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LGBTQ+ Employees at UC Santa Barbara Share Their Experiences In Higher Education

The Nexus spoke with employees on UCSB’s Out List about their experience within the field of higher education as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
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Food Not Bombs Volunteers Gather at People’s Park To Support Houseless Residents

Food not Bombs volunteers and some I.V. residents came to People’s Park to make signs dissenting IVRPD’s decision, provide and eat food and more.
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A.S. Senate Fails To Pass Divestment for Seventh Time in Nine Years

Student speakers from anti-divestment groups like Students Supporting Israel, along with pro-divestment groups like SJP, urged their supporters and members to speak at the meeting. 
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A.S. Senate To Discuss Divestment Resolution Tonight

Groups against divestment, such as Students Supporting Israel, and groups for divestment, like Students for Justice in Palestine, have urged members and supporters to speak at the Senate’s public fo...
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72nd Associated Students Senate and Executives Sworn In

Bee Schaefer, Internal Vice President, swore in the 72nd senate cohort and opened their first meeting, which began at 9:30 p.m. 
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus Driver” Trial to Begin on July 28

Coughlin pleaded not guilty to 17 felony charges on Oct. 2, 2020 during his arraignment.
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University, Community Organizations and Public Health Bring Vaccines to Isla Vista

Moving forward, UCSB will be offering weekly vaccination clinics on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm on May 20, May 27, June 3 and June 10.
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New Budget, “Eligibility in the Local Context” Program, Mental Health Awareness: Key Takeaways from UC Regents Meeting

The $960.6 million 2021-22 UC Office of the President (UCOP) budget marks an uptick of $98.6 million from the more conservative planning of the UC’s 2020-21 budget.
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UCSB Student Detained in Low-Speed Car Crash off Del Playa Cliff

The suspect drove their vehicle over the cliff, where it fell onto Devereux Beach. The suspect left the vehicle and fled from law enforcement, one sheriff’s deputy confirmed to the Nexus.
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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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