CU Maintains Senate Majority, Executive Branch Splits Even

For the first time, both the Associated Students election campaigning and results night took place remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the shift to remote instruction.
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“I think we’re all trying to help out as much as we can”: UCSB Researchers Utilize Resources To Help Fight Coronavirus

The production of face shields on campus is just one example of how skilled students, researchers and scientists are uniting to help the community through the coronavirus pandemic.
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UC Relaxes Admission Requirements Due to Coronavirus-Related Challenges

The measures are temporary but could apply to students affected by the coronavirus pandemic “for future years as applicable,” according to the press release. 
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Coronavirus in Santa Barbara County: Case Counts and Locations

The Daily Nexus is tracking the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county and will be updating the graphs as more information becomes available.
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Santa Barbara County Confirms Six New Cases, Bringing Total to 24

The newest confirmed coronavirus cases are residents between 22 to 59 years of age, with four cases in South County and two cases in North County.
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Honors for Who? A Look Into Diversity in UCSB’s Honors Program

Almost half of the 1,713 students in the honors program in 2018-19 school year identified as white, despite white students making up only about 30% of the total student body. 
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Fifth Officer Files Case Against UCPD, Alleging Retaliation for Reported Misconduct

Reyes alleges he was retaliated against for reporting misconduct relating to an unqualified police trainee.
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Term in Review: Student Advocate General Grecia Martinez

Grecia Martinez overhauled many aspects of the OSA and made a lasting effect on the office, despite a lack of transparency at times in her term.
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I.V. CSD Calls on UCPD to Hold Community Meeting Following Recent Allegations

I.V. CSD directors voted unanimously to send a letter to the UCPD.
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Former Officer Sues UCPD, Alleges Racism, Misconduct and Conspiracy Throughout Department

This marks the third lawsuit filed by an officer against the UCPD during the 2018-2019 school year.
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UCPD Officer Sues former Chief of Police, Alleges “Favoritism” Within the Department

The officer, Mark Signa, has been with the UCPD since 1990. He currently works as a lieutenant within the department.  
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UC Regent Ellen Tauscher Passes Away

UC Regent Ellen Tauscher passed away this week at the age of 67.
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UCSB Pan Asian Network and Indus Hold Vigil for Sri Lanka Victims

Eight speakers took the stage that night, which included a handful of UCSB students as well as a high school student from the Santa Barbara area.
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Sacramento Man Falls From Cliff on 6700 Block of Del Playa Drive

The man was attending a party in Isla Vista when he lost his balance on the cliff and initially slid down the cliff and then fell onto the beach.
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New Proposed Cliff Policy Could Affect Homes on Del Playa Drive

The county’s new proposed policy would move the minimum distance to 15 feet.
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