A.S. Elections Conclude With Historic Low Voter and Candidate Turnout; Seven Senate Seats Remain Unfilled

1,849 students did not finish filling out their ballots or did not click submit, rendering their votes void, A.S. Elections Board announced during the Zoom webinar where results were displayed. 
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Students Celebrate Holi in Color: UCSB Indus Holds Holi Event

UCSB Indus procured funding through the Isla Vista Recreation and Park District and the Isla Vista Community Relations Committee to host this event.
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Isla Vista Community Services District Reflects on Spring Festival

Flaherty expressed her hope that turnout will improve in time with future events, calling this year’s first-ever festival a “first step in building recognition of the event.”
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IMPORTA Offers Free DACA Renewals to Applicants

DACA recipients must file for a renewal of their status and work-authorization permits every two years, which can cost up to $495.
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“That Was like a Glorified Dayge”: Students Reflect on First Full-Scale Deltopia in Two Years

Although Yalew emphasized how much fun he had participating in Deltopia, he also said that it didn’t quite meet his expectations as a first-timer.
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Isla Vista Community Services District Reflects on Past Accomplishments, Sets Future Priorities at Annual Board Retreat

The retreat included roundtable discussions of IVCSD’s staffing capacity and financial position, a review of its community services and an assessment of the physical spaces utilized by IVCSD.
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“I’ve heard it’s pretty wild”: Students Set Expectations for a Long-Awaited In-Person Deltopia

Many first-, second- and third-year students will be attending their first Deltopia this year.
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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Suspect for Attempted Kidnapping, Sexual Battery

SBSO eventually located and arrested the suspect with the help of community informants and home security video footage that captured the suspect in his vehicle.
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Student Workers Union Prepares to Renegotiate Contract with the UC, Holds Town Halls

Bargaining between the union and UCOP will begin in March, with up to six bargaining sessions currently slated to occur during winter and spring quarters.
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Office of Black Student Development Unveils Community Space and Office, Commemorates Its Founding

The space, which offers a physical location to support and advocate for Black students, will be open to the campus community beginning April 30.
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IVRPD Celebrates Black History Month With “Forward Ever, Backward Never”

Kiefer expressed IVRPD’s intent to host more events in the future in honor of Black History Month.
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Man Seriously Injured From Del Playa Shooting, Suspect Remains Outstanding

The investigation of the shooting is ongoing. The status of the victim remains unclear, and the shooter remains outstanding.
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Hosford Clinic’s Healing Space Provides Therapy Services to Black-Identifying Patients

A year into its creation, the Healing Space connects Black-identifying clients with Black therapists to offer therapy and psychological services.
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Sonya Renee Taylor Speaks to Radical Self Love at MCC

Taylor uses her platform to explore the intersection of bodies, identities and social justice through the lens of “radical self-love,” a phrase she helped pioneer.
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Three Professors Selected to Contribute to the National Climate Assessment

The document includes over 30 chapters and solicits the contributions of hundreds of climate, economic and energy experts across the country. 
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