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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University, Sheriff’s Office Discourage Deltopia Celebrations in Light of Coronavirus Crisis

The university and police will continue to implement their usual Deltopia-related restrictions in preparation for possible crowds.
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Five New Coronavirus Cases Diagnosed Within Santa Barbara County

The five new cases bring the total number of cases in Santa Barbara County to 18.
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UC President Extends Employees’ Paid Leave With Executive Order

Paid leave hours be used only in specific circumstances, such as if employees are subject to shelter-in-place orders, or if family members or themselves are exhibiting coronavirus symptoms.
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Businesses in I.V.: What’s Open, What’s Closed

This information is based on what employees at each business said as of April 20, around 8 p.m.
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UCDC Cancels Spring Quarter Program, Withdraws Winter Quarter Attendees Due to Coronavirus

The UCDC cancellation is the latest in a slew of study abroad and transfer student program cancellations.
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“All Smiles, No Swipes”: COLA Protestors Organize Lunchtime “Liberation” for Ortega Dining Commons

The dining hall occupation was an expression of solidarity with UCSB undergraduate students, 44% of whom experience food insecurity.
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“Without graduate student labor, there is no light”: UCSB 4 COLA Rallies as Part of UC-Wide Black-Out Strike

The UC-wide work stoppage started early morning on Thursday; at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, protesters blocked all four entrances to Cheadle Hall.
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Community Gathers To Celebrate Life of Isla Vista Advocate Michael Bean

Bean instituted the Isla Vista Free Box, a community donation box in front of the I.V. Recreation & Park District building and was a guest speaker at various UC Santa Barbara classes.
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25 Years Later, Women’s Rights Icon Anita Hill Returns to UCSB

Hill did not dwell on her own experiences in the Senate Judiciary Committee and instead focused her speech on the work that still remains after the launch of the #MeToo movement.
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Coronavirus 101 Teach-In Aims To Educate Campus Community

The event featured three UCSB faculty and staff members who presented about the origins of the Wuhan coronavirus.
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“In the service of equity and justice”: UCSB Community Comes Together To Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Speakers gave speeches on their personal experiences with racism and institutionalized oppression.
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Newsom’s Proposed Budget Allocates $217.7 Million to UC System

The budget, which allocates $36 billion for higher education across the state, offers a 5% increase in “base” resources for UC campuses and funding for specific programs on UC campuses.
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