74th cohort of A.S. executives, senators turnover after contentious year within A.S.

The 75th cohort of Associated Students Executives and Senators were sworn into office at the May 22 Senate meeting. Outgoing executives and senators reflected on a the year.
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Organizers ‘liberate’ DLG and Carrillo Dining Commons

An autonomous collective took over the Carrillo Dining Commons and De La Guerra Dining Commons on May 28 to give students free food.
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IVCSD parking and mobility town hall reveals ambitious parking solutions

Dixon Resources Unlimited and the IVCSD collaborated to collect a year's worth of parking data in Isla Vista at a May 14 town hall.
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IVFP plans to significantly increase police presence for Deltopia 2025

IVFP Lieutenant Garrett TeSlaa said policing will "triple" next Deltopia. The decision follows an unprecedented number of citations and medical emergency calls this year.
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UC News

UCSC is the first campus to strike in UAW proclaimed strike effort, and a UC Davis student was reported missing.
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EVPLA hosts health and safety town hall, centers harm-reduction and peer support

With around 30 attendees, the event was the third town hall this year by the External Vice President for Local Affairs.
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Stalker at large asks students for number, offers money to meet, UCPD reports

On May 14 and 15, an alleged stalker approached two students, once at night and once in the afternoon. The suspect remains at large and the investigation is ongoing.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Osaze Osayande

EVPLA Osaze Osayande reflected on her term for the academic year. She focused on expanding non-punitive measures, securing health and safety resources and increasing office transparency.
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Encampment enters third week, makes little progress in University negotiations

UC Santa Barbara administrative figures gave unclear answers on who could responsibly negotiate the UCSB Liberated Zone demands.
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SALU-UAW organizes May Day rally

The effort follows the University’s refusal to recognize the Student Dining Labor Union in February, saying its unit size was too small. 
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Encampment continues for second week, Liberated Zone releases demands

Since the encampment was erected on May 1, between North Hall, known as Malcolm X Hall, and the UCSB Library, organizers have set up around 50 tents on the expanse.
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A.S. Senate passes “A Resolution to Condemn The Israeli Government’s and the IDF’s Dehumanization of the Palestinian People”

The Senate passed the resolution in a 13-4-2 vote at the May 1 Senate meeting.
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Supervisor Capps holds housing and safety listening session after cliff fall incident

Attendees discussed long-term solutions for cliff erosion, erratic college student behavior and the balance between enforcing safe solutions and not interfering with oceanside views
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Survivor of attempted abduction tells her story

Esther Hernandez walked the Lagoon trail at night to destress. But a man, hidden on the unlit path, attempted to drug and abduct her. This how she used her wits and survived.
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A.S. Elections conclude with 22.26% voter turnout

The 2024 UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Spring General Election concluded on April 26, with the Associated Students Elections Board releasing live results in person in the University Center Hub.
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