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MCC Lounge reopened to public, office still locked

Though the MultiCultural Center (MCC) Lounge opened to campus, the doors of its office and theater — which can only be accessed through the office — are still locked.
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Community entities promote Deltopia-preparedness efforts

The 13th annual Deltopia will be the first to take place under the new social ordinances and temporary suspension of the Restorative Justice Program.
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UCSB plans to resume MCC operations on first day of Spring Quarter

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Margaret Klawunn, Dean of Student Life Katya Armistead and Interim Associate Dean of Student Life Joaquin Becerra jointly signed the email statement.
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UCSB Divest denounces university investment decisions in public teach-in

The UC Santa Barbara chapter of the UC Divest Coalition held a divestment teach-in at the UCSB Library steps on March 13. 
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SJP, Black Studies hold ‘Day of Interruption’ rally, teach-in to end UC repression

Students for Justice in Palestine, the Department of Black Studies and several campus organizations united for a “Day of Interruption” on March 7.
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A.S. members allege Senate pro-tempores of misconduct and harrassment

A statement alleged behavior violating the UCSB Student Code of Conduct, including harassment, intimidation and suppression of the voices of Senators and Associated Students (A.S.) members
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Student Ethics Bowl team places second at national competition

The UC Santa Barbara Ethics Bowl student team competed in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition in Cincinnati from Feb. 24-25, taking home the s...
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UCSB doctoral student announces seven-day hunger strike

Department of Education doctoral student Charlene Macharia listed several demands to administration on March 9 in the wake of the suspension of the MultiCultural Center.
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‘U.S. Building of the Year’ Interactive Learning Pavillion: the need, the design and now

The Interactive Learning Pavilion (ILP) won “US Building of the Year” in a contest by World-Architects with 42% of 5,000 votes. 
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Student Affairs seeks student input on UC President one-time funding

Ideas must be submitted by Sunday, March 18.
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S.U.N. sues UCSB for failure to comply with PRA request on housing

UCSB emeritus professor of sociology Richard “Dick” Flacks convened the lawsuit following the University’s failure to comply with a Public Records Act request.
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UCSB MultiCultural Center remains closed

Though the university has not confirmed a date of reopening, university spokesperson Kiki Reyes said “there’s a great sense of urgency” to do so.
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Jewish students, A.S. President express grievances about MCC signage, campus antisemitism at A.S. Senate public forum

The Nexus will continue to report on this topic as more information becomes available.
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UCSB Black Studies calls for ‘day of interruption’ in statement over MCC suspension

The faculty called for an entire day of voluntary interruption of activities on March 7.
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MSA hosts town hall on Palestine, students speak in solidarity with Palestine

Students advocated for Palestinian liberation and efforts to express solidarity with Palestine.
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