A.S. Senate Passes Resolution Addressing On-Campus Housing Under a Fall Quarter Hybrid Scenario

The resolution, which is positional and only takes a stance on the issue, urges the university to “bear the increased financial consequences of a situation that is essentially out of their control."
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UCSB Student Organizes March Through I.V. To Call for Justice for George Floyd

Students plan to march from Storke Tower to Sands Beach via Del Playa Drive beginning at noon.
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Breaking: UCEAP Suspends All Fall 2020 Study Abroad Programs

Students will not be charged withdrawal or cancellation fees and will have the option to either transfer their applications to the spring or apply for the Fall 2021 term. 
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Juan Sánchez Muñoz, UCSB Alumnus, Named UC Merced’s Fourth Chancellor

Early in his career, Muñoz worked as a secondary school teacher, a community college advisor and served as a Marine.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Daevionne Beasley

Reflecting on his year as a whole, Beasley said the one thing he would change about his office is its accessibility to students.
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Gov. Newsom Proposes 10% Reduction in UC Funding To Direct Toward Coronavirus Relief

January’s budget proposal had originally included $18.1 billion in total for higher education. But on Thursday, that number shrank to $16.3 billion.
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All Summer Sessions To Be Conducted Remotely, University Announces

The university has yet to announce a decision about the status of fall quarter instruction. 
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UC Davis Student Sues the UC Over Spring-Term Student Fees in Class-Action Lawsuit

Students who have paid “any fees” to the UC for this spring term are included in the lawsuit and will have their student fees reimbursed if the court sides with the plaintiff.
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As Students Disappear From Campus and I.V., So Do Their Jobs

For many student employees who send money home or juggle multiple jobs to pay their way through college, paid administrative leave or remote work study isn’t enough. 
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CU Maintains Senate Majority, Executive Branch Splits Even

For the first time, both the Associated Students election campaigning and results night took place remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the shift to remote instruction.
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A Recreational Cannabis Shop in I.V.? It’s Closer Than You Think

Santa Barbara County will award one recreational dispensary license to the top applicant in each of the county’s six “community plan areas,” including Isla Vista.
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Student Health Ramps Up Protocols as Coronavirus Spreads in Santa Barbara County

So far, 38 UCSB students have been tested for the coronavirus, with no positive results as of yet.
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UCSB Postpones Commencement, Will Host “Virtual Ceremony” in June

The decision to postpone commencement comes two weeks after the university announced it would be transitioning to remote instruction through the end of April.
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As Santa Barbara County Tightens Grip on Coronavirus Prevention, I.V. Businesses Hollow Out

The coronavirus pandemic continues to hurt many local businesses, deserted by the normal stream of patrons who — for the most part — have no choice but to stay at home. 
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SBC Public Health Department Announces Six New Cases of Coronavirus, First Positive Cases in South County

Until today, no cases of coronavirus had been announced in South County. 
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