Deltopia 2021 Yields Few Arrests, Citations and No Medical Transports

The arrests and citations occurred between April 2 and April 4 during a period of increased law enforcement to curb illegal behavior.
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UCSB Medical Experts Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines and Mitigation in Information Panel

Questions for the townhall were submitted by attendees prior to the panel and pre-selected, then answered by the panelists after the discussion concluded.
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With Lessons From Remote Instruction, UCSB Professors Consider the Future of In-Person Learning

Contrasting opinions about asynchronous teaching styles have led professors to question whether or not they should continue this method of teaching when classes resume in person. 
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Students and Faculty React to the Announcement of an In-Person Fall Quarter 2021

While some are eagerly awaiting the return of in-person learning, others feel that expecting a return to business as usual is premature.
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“Who Guards the Guards:” UC Black Staff and Faculty Organization Discuss the Past, Present and Future of Law Enforcement in Police Panel

One problem brought up by the panel is the trend of police officers living outside of the communities they serve, be it because of financial restrictions or other reasons. 
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Religious Studies Department Creates Chair of Jain Studies Following $1 Million Donation

UCSB now joins UC Davis, UC Riverside and UC Irvine in having a Jain Studies chair within their respective religious studies departments.
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New Study Recommends UC Suspend Standardized Testing After 2025

If a new test is not implemented by 2025, the testing requirement will be eliminated altogether.
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UC Regents Discuss Better Representation and Outreach to Indigenous UC Students

The UC Board of Regents convened remotely on Nov. 18 to discuss a number of items relating to academics, including admissions and outreach to Indigenous students. 
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The Gen Z Vote: Digital Outreach in the 2020 Election

Though most young adults and teens are well attuned with social media, older politicians’ efforts may fall flat when trying to engage with Gen Z voters.
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