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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Students Frustrated by Modified Unit Cap for Class Registration

The policy also prevented all students from achieving full-time status — which requires a minimum enrollment of 12 units — until their second registration period.
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UCSB Predicts Declining Cases, Low Classroom Transmission with In-Person Return

Multiple UC campuses said that the low risk of transmission within the classroom was a factor in their decision, claiming that there were low or no instances of transmission during Fall Quarter 2021.
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Black Women’s Health Collaborative Launches Community Gardening Project

Around 20 students congregated to establish plants in two raised beds provided by the church and that is solely dedicated to Black community members in Isla Vista.
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Students Required to Get Boosted, Tested Prior to Returning to In-person Instruction

Completion of boosting and testing requirements will update students’ Clearance Badge.
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Abolition Activist and Scholar Angela Davis Accepts Medal for Social Transformation

The medal honors activists who have made notable accomplishments toward achieving racial equity. 
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Chancellors Get Pay Raise: Recap of UC Regents January 2022 Meeting

Here are the most important takeaways from the University of California Board of Regents’ first meeting of 2022.
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Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Hosts Annual Event Series, Themed “Regeneration”

The Public Event Series brings together academic and creative voices of national and international stature across humanities fields to address topics of broad social concern. 
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