EVPLA, UCSB Blum Center host I.V. renter’s housing crisis forum

The EVPLA Office and UC Santa Barbara's Blum Center Student Leader Team co-sponsored a Renters’ Crisis Housing Forum on May 14 to discuss Isla Vista housing.
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UCSB Liberated Zone holds die-in for Palestine outside library entrance

Students from the UC Santa Barbara Liberated Zone encampment physically blocked the Paseo West entrance to the library in a die-in for Palestine on May 13.
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Inside the UCSB Skate Club

Once a week, members of the UC Santa Barbara Skate Club perform kickflips, ollies and 180s in the strip between the Interactive Learning Pavillion and the library late at night as other members cheer.
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“UCSB Workers for Palestine” lead campus walkout; strike vote to be held “as early as next week”

UC Santa Barbara academic workers and researchers led a campus walkout in solidarity with Palestinian liberation on May 1. The march was held concurrently with International Workers’ Day.
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RCSGD hosts Gender Product Library Showcase

This year marks the fifth year of the annual week of events, which was spurred by the center’s desire to expand resources for trans people on campus. 
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IVCRC holds annual Pardall Carnival

Roughly 800 community members attended to experience live music, free food catering, games, a 30-foot Ferris wheel, a mechanical bull and live music.
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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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IVCSD hosts Spring Festival during Deltopia

The event aimed to keep festival-goers away from parties as an alternative to Deltopia, attracting roughly 1,000 attendees with free food trucks and performances from local Isla Vista musicians. 
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IVRPD celebrates Black History Month with third annual “Forward Ever, Backward Never” event

The Isla Vista Recreation & Park District held its third annual “Forward Ever, Backward Never” event to commemorate Black History Month on Feb. 27. The event featured art, music, food and poet...
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UCSB MCC presents Indo-Persian performance Chahar Bagh: “Fourfold Garden”

Chahar Bagh is a multicultural musical project that fuses Indo-Persian style santoor and sitar instrumentals and percussion, according to the show’s description.
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