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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SASA Town Hall Focuses on Accountability, Timely Warning Systems

A variety of UCSB administrators and personnel participated in the panel, including Asst. Vice Chancellor Katya Armistead, Title IX Officer Ariana Alvarez and representatives from UCPD and SBSO.
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Students and Administrators Talk Potential Bike Path Renovations to Address Growing Campus

Renovation plans include the removal and rerouting of certain bike paths and proposal of a shuttle system.
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Drag Queen & Activist Latrice Royale Brings Energy to UCSB

Activist and drag queen Latrice Royale performed and then participated in a moderated discussion around drag, queerness and self-expression at a free UC Santa Barbara event.
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Lucidity Fields Community Questions About Alternative Deltopia Festival During Town Hall

Members of Lucidity’s board of directors expressed its hopes that the alternative festival would help channel the Deltopia crowds into a safer space. 
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“It almost felt like everyone had won the world cup, in that way”: U.S. Women’s Soccer Stars Speak on Success at Arlington Theater

Rapinoe and Morgan spoke to a crowd about their experiences on the women's national soccer team.
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