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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Term in Review: EVPLA Yasamin Salari

Salari said that some of her proudest moments during the term have been related to her office’s COVID-19 response.
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UCSB Hosts its First Mobile Vaccination Clinic

The event, held at Parking Lot 25, was part of a countywide effort to bring mobile vaccination clinics to communities around Santa Barbara, Van Do-Reynoso, the Santa Barbara County public health direc...
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UC To Require COVID-19 Vaccination Ahead of In-Person Class Return This Fall

The proposed policy would go into effect once a vaccine has been granted full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Isla Vista Party Takes Home Executive Majority, Storke Party Claims the Most Senate Seats

This year’s election yielded the lowest voter turnout numbers in five years.
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After Nearly a Year, UCSB Rec Cen Set To Reopen on April 12

Students will be required to wear a face covering at all times.
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Two Months after Setup, I.V. Pallet Homes Provide Relief and Opportunity to Nearly 40 Houseless Residents

The pallet village has not reported any positive COVID-19 cases, but tests are available to any clients who want one or begin to show symptoms.
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UC System Plans for In-Person Instruction in Fall 2021

The UC’s statement on Monday marks the first systemwide announcement of a return to in-person instruction. 
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UC Regents Approve 2021-22 Budget, Special Needs Report

The UC Board of Regents Nov. 19 remote meeting focused on the impact of financial losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Prop 16 Failed to Pass. What’s Next for the UC System?

For student leaders on the “front lines” of campaigning, the decision came as a blow for those hoping to bring greater racial diversity to the UC system.
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