Proposal To Turn Platform Holly Into a “Green Lighthouse” Gathers Community Support

The proposal outlines a transformation of the platform into a lighthouse that simultaneously mitigates oil seepage and promotes aquaculture.
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SBCC Student Faces Four Felony Charges of Sexual Assault

The student, Peyton Mcdonald, is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 25. 
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New Student-Regent Designate Marlenee Blas Pedral

Blas Pedral did her undergraduate education at UCSB as a first-generation student and global studies major, where she co-founded an A.S. political party called the Democratic Process Party. 
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New State Program Allocates $500 Million To Aid With Student Housing

The bill has been passed through the state legislature and now awaits Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature.
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Isla Vista Residents Vote During Recall Election

Every California governor since 1960 has faced an attempt at a recall — Newsom himself has faced five before this — but this was the fourth gubernatorial recall in U.S. history.
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UC Refuses To Disclose Information Regarding Accellion Data Hack

The Nexus submitted a PRA to the UC Office of the President and UCSB on May 10, asking for internal communication discussing the Accellion data breach. Both refused to comply with the request. 
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Isla Vista Facing Historic Housing Shortage Ahead of Fall Quarter 2021

As the university prepares for Fall Quarter 2021, students are grappling with a housing crisis on an unprecedented scale.
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Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines

In the third segment of our new series, "Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive," the Daily Nexus and KCSB examine the university’s and county’s COVID-19 testing and vaccine rollout.
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Unmasking Isla Vista: University & Students

In the second segment of our series, "Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive," the Daily Nexus and KCSB examine the university’s response to and students’ experiences of the pandemic.
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UCSB Mandates Masks in All Public Indoor Spaces Effective Immediately

The new mask mandate is a precautionary measure against a rise in cases across Santa Barbara County due to the Delta variant.
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Isla Vista Man Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

The arrestee, 36-year-old Jered Harwin, currently remains in custody at Santa Barbara County Jail with no bail.
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UC Releases COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

According to the policy, UC students, staff and faculty will only be given an exemption for the following reasons: medical conditions, disabilities or religious beliefs.
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Newly Founded Black Women’s Health Collaborative Centers on Black Women and Non-men’s Joy and Health

The collaborative has funded 14 campus organizations throughout the Winter and Spring 2021 Quarters.  
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Save the San Marcos Foothills Reaches $18.6 Million Goal To Purchase San Marcos Foothills West Mesa

June 1 was the original deadline for the $18.6 million to be raised; however, following negotiations, the deadline was extended to June 9.
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A.S. Senate Fails To Pass Divestment for Seventh Time in Nine Years

Student speakers from anti-divestment groups like Students Supporting Israel, along with pro-divestment groups like SJP, urged their supporters and members to speak at the meeting. 
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