Community rallies for A.S. divestment resolution with market and march

The UC Divest Coalition, SJP and JVP hosted “The People’s Market for Gaza” and a “March for Divestment” in support of a divestment resolution on May 29.
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Highlights of Regents’ February 2024 Meeting

At the May 14-16 UC Regents meeting, the Regents discussed San Benito Housing funding, student-athlete initiatives, peer mentorship programs, student degree programs tuition and more.
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Student mother at UCSB proves you can do it all

Fourth-year Chicana/o studies major Nallely Leyva-Diaz is a single mother of three at UC Santa Barbara, balancing work and school while taking care of her children — Ava, Mateo and Adan.
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Great grub, great taste: Maria’s Tacos has it all!

To the left of the Chase Bank and the now abandoned building that once housed the famous Study Hall bar on Pardall Road sits Maria’s Tacos: a quiet, underground restaurant in Isla Vista. Typically n...
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Student-run eatery Friday’s stakes compelling claim on I.V. sandwich scene

Unbeknownst to most Isla Vista residents, a new must-see food shop has opened up its doors and is taking the sandwich scene by storm.
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UCSB Divest takes over SRB in solidarity with nationwide campus protests

Over 150 students attended the Student Resource Building (SRB) takeover throughout the day. No counter-protesters or law enforcement officers were present, and according to event organizers, SRB staff...
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Masculinities Project hosts growth group workshop on race and culture

UCSB C.A.R.E is hosting its ongoing Masculinities Project Growth Group Series. The sessions are an open space to unpack and reflect on masculinity.
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Lao Wang’s nifty noodle bowl is sure to knock your socks off

As the site of numerous club fundraisers and Greek life events, Lao Wang has cemented itself as one of the most social and vibrant restaurants in Isla Vista. The quaint noodles, buns and brew spot jus...
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Chabad at UCSB’s annual Mega Shabbat breaks attendance record

Over 1,000 members and affiliates of the Jewish community in Isla Vista and Santa Barbara attended Chabad at UC Santa Barbara’s Mega Shabbat event on Friday, April 5, marking the event as the most a...
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SocialEats closes after five months of business

The eatery shut down due to financial difficulties that resulted in staff not being paid and neglect by ownership, according to staff.
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UCSB Divest denounces university investment decisions in public teach-in

The UC Santa Barbara chapter of the UC Divest Coalition held a divestment teach-in at the UCSB Library steps on March 13. 
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Loco for Zocalo: Isla Vista’s most underrated dining destination

It almost goes without saying in Isla Vista that Freebirds is perceived to be the uncontested king of Mexican food, I would like to bring to the forefront another Mexican eatery in I.V. that definitel...
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Happy Vegantine’s! I.V. Community Center’s Vegan Holiday Food Fair 

What better way for myself and others to treat ourselves to our well-deserved self-love than to get some delicious food from Isla Vista’s Valentine's Day Vegan Food Fair.
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I Açaí you! Oakberry serves up healthy, flavor-packed Brazilian delights for all

Tucked away at the edge of Isla Vista’s commercial avenue, Pardall Road, lies the town’s newest hidden gem. The hit chain, Oakberry, originates from Brazil and has stores across the globe. Their D...
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