Graduate Students To Occupy Cheadle Hall All Day Friday For Cost-of-Living Adjustment

In addition to supporting the UCSC cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) movement, UCSB graduate students are fighting for their own COLA of $1,807.51 a month. 
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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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3rd District Supervisor Candidates Field Community Questions at Isla Vista Town Hall

Questions written by attendees prior challenged the candidates on issues including environmental policy, mental health and affordable housing in I.V. and the county as a whole.
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Janet Napolitano, UCSC Administration Warn of Termination to Striking UCSC Graduate Students

Napolitano said the UC would not re-open the union’s current contract nor would it agree to a COLA in addition to the current contract.
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UCSB Graduate Students Present Demands for Cost-of-Living Adjustment

UC San Diego, UC Los Angeles and UC Davis graduate students also held rallies yesterday in support of a COLA at their respective universities. 
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I.V. CSD Moves Forward With Proposal To Absorb Compost Collective

The I.V. CSD moved forward with a proposal to absorb the IVCC and support the organization.
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Rock the Vote SB Declared Illegitimate by National Org, Shuts Down Operations

A representative from the national Rock the Vote organization confirmed that Rock the Vote SB was formed in August 2019, but as of now is “not a legitimate chapter.”
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UCSB Community Holds Vigil To Mourn Lives Lost in Ukranian Plane Crash

Attendees gathered under the A.S. Annex on Thursday afternoon, using poetry and candles to mourn the 176 lives lost when a Ukranian passenger jet was shot down in Iran on Jan. 8.
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An Exhilarating Year of Film: The Best of 2019

2019 proved to be a historic year for film.
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UCSB Undergrad Seat on Systemwide Title IX Student Advisory Board Filled

Reynolds noted that the timing of her appointment is particularly important in light of recent sexual assault allegations against fraternity members during Fall Quarter of 2019.
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Buddha Bowls Robbed By Armed Suspect

The suspect, described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s or early 30s wearing a hooded sweatshirt and jeans, was armed and took an “undisclosed” amount of money.
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Biological Sciences II Building Temporarily Evacuated Following Report of “Strong Burning Smell”

An all clear was given around 4:50 p.m. and students, staff and faculty were allowed to return to the building.
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Cave Fire Grows to 4,100 Acres, UCSB Emphasizes No Threat To Campus

Classes for the remainder of the week were cancelled at 10:44 a.m. on Tuesday in an email sent by Chancellor Yang, but the fire “poses no threat to our campus,” with no evacuations planned.
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Graduate Student Accuses UC Regent Kieffer of Sexual Misconduct, Calls for Systemwide Policy Change

Ora said she chose to speak during public forum due to frustration not only with the Regents’ system, but the entire University of California process for investigating sexual misconduct.
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A.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution in Support of Trump’s Impeachment

The resolution calls Trump’s alleged actions “illegal” and writes that it is “Congress’s duty to impeach a President who commits high crimes and misdemeanors while in office.” 
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