BREAKING: UCSB to Transition to Remote Instruction Beginning Tomorrow Through End of April

The campus, including Housing and Dining, will remain open and operational, albeit with limited service, Chancellor Yang said in the email.
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“We’re monitoring the entire world at this point”: UCEAP Suspends Three Study Abroad Programs Due to Coronavirus

The China study abroad program was cancelled at the end of January; the South Korea and Italy programs were cancelled last week.
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Breaking: UCSB Graduate Students Vote To Begin Full Strike on Thursday for Cost-of-Living Adjustment

UCSB 4 COLA is calling for a monthly amount of $1,807.51.
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Graduate Students Occupy Cheadle Hall Until Midnight, Rally for COLA and University Support of UCSC Strikers

Graduate students from advocacy group UCSB 4 COLA organized the sit-in in response to a call for solidarity from UCSC graduate students.
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UCSB Students for Justice in Palestine Calls for Boycott of SB Hillel Trip To Israel and Palestine

The executive director of the Santa Barbara Hillel, Rabbi Evan Goodman, has organized and led the trip for the past five years.
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Task Force For Safer Social Events In I.V. Meets for Second Time To Hear Updates About New IFC Regulations, University Communications

The task force heard from the IFC President about recent “risk management practices” implemented at fraternity events and from OSL about the way the university communicates with students.
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Interfraternity Council Bans Hard Alcohol, Implements Sober Party Monitors In Sweeping Changes

The IFC implemented a series of new policies for all fraternity social events at the beginning of Winter Quarter 2020.
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Title IX Office Investigating Alleged Transphobic Behavior at Sigma Nu Party

OSL Director Miles Ashlock said his office had been notified about the post and had started to look into it, but were not aware of the poster’s identity. 
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UCSB Grad Students Hold Demonstration in Solidarity with UC Santa Cruz Over Cost-of-Living Adjustment

Organizers said that the “sick-out” was meant to draw attention to the COLA movement and gather support from graduate and undergraduate students who may not be aware of the movement.
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Inaugural Director of the Office of Black Student Development Hired Fulfilling BSU Demand

Hylton was selected after a national search by a committee comprised of members of the BSU demands team, as well as other campus leaders.
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Graduate Students to Call in Sick on Wednesday in Support of UCSC Strike for Cost of Living Adjustment

UCSB graduate students, on average, would need an additional $1133.57 for their rent to equal 30% of their income, according to an informal UCSB GSA survey.
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Intersectional Feminists Releases Demands to University, Local Fraternities

The demands were put together from over 1,000 survey responses from a Google form the organization first released during the demonstration.
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A.S. Senate Passes Resolution In Support of Removing High-Risk Eucalyptus Trees

On Wednesday night, the Associated Students Senate unanimously passed a resolution supporting the university’s “phased removal of high-risk” eucalyptus trees on campus.
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iVMenus Owner Patrick Galoustian Pleads Guilty to 8 Felony Charges Two Years After Initial Arrest

He was initially arrested on Dec. 18, 2017.
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Biological Sciences II Building Temporarily Evacuated Following Report of “Strong Burning Smell”

An all clear was given around 4:50 p.m. and students, staff and faculty were allowed to return to the building.
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