UC Announces Influenza Vaccine Requirement For All Students and Employees Come Fall

This is the first time the UC has required the flu vaccine.
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In a Reopening Roller Coaster, Barber Shops Are Cutting Profits Thin

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Richie Ramirez said he has shuttered and reopened his barber shops three separate times, turning a profit for only six weeks out of the last six months. 
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In an Unwavering Fight Against Brain Cancer, a Gaucho’s Legacy Shines Through

Several of Raul Garcia's friends spoke to the Nexus about the ways in which he brings joy to their lives and why their friendships with him are everlasting.  
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Police Arrest Suspect For Breaking Into Vacant Isla Vista Apartment and Refusing To Leave

Donald Cameron was arrested on one count of burglary, vandalism and obstructing a peace officer. He is currently in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail on $50,000 bail. 
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California Hair Salons and Barbershop Services Permitted To Reopen Outdoors

Isla Vista barbershop services and salons such as Wanderlust Hair Studio, Richie’s Barber Shop and Campus Cuts Hair Salon can once again reopen under the new guidelines, albeit outdoors.
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Poke Theory SB Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Since learning that an employee tested positive, Poke Theory SB has begun operating under stricter cleaning protocols as a precaution, the manager said. 
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iV Menus Owner Sentencing Postponed To September

Galoustian’s sentencing will be based on the eight felony charges he pled guilty to in December 2019, two years after his initial arrest. 
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International Students Allowed To Stay In U.S. Following I.C.E. Policy Reversal

Under the previous guidelines, international students enrolled in only online classes would have either had to leave the U.S. or transfer to a U.S. university offering in-person instruction.
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UCSB Asst. Professor Sues Journalist for Defamation Over Reportings About Title IX Violations

In the lawsuit filed last month, Professor Danielle Kurin alleges that journalist Michael Balter knowingly made defamatory, libelous and slanderous statements against her.
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UC To Sue Federal Government, Seeking To Prevent Deportation of International Students

Currently, there are over 41,000 graduate and undergraduate international students within the UC system.
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Former UCSB Student Challenges Title IX Case Reopening

In July’s hearing, the judge will decide whether or not to grant Roe’s motion, which could reverse the superior court’s previous decision to vacate the Title IX findings.
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Santa Barbara County Health Officer Issues Order To Close Bars

The new order will begin on July 1 at 8 a.m. and end on July 26 at 5 p.m. or “until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing.”
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Elings Hall Shut Down on Friday After Researcher Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Any staff members who may have been in close contact with the researcher have already been contacted.
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In Times of Despair, the I.V. Food Co-op Stands Tall

For a small business with a generational stake in I.V., Melissa Cohen is confident that the “new normal” will make the I.V. Food Co-op stronger than ever. 
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UCSB Confirms Two Additional Cases of Coronavirus Among Students

One of the two students worked for the Dining Services but had not been at work for more than a week and was not involved in food preparation.
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