News

Arson reported at North Campus Open Space, suspect at large

A grass area at the North Campus Open Space, west of West Campus Family Housing, was set on fire this afternoon, encompassing an area of 50 by 50 yards of vegetation.
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SBC Fire Department extinguishes string of fires in Isla Vista, Goleta, cause unknown

Four small exterior fires occurred on July 2-3 in Isla Vista and Goleta. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fires is under investigation.
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Police disband UCSB Liberated Zone Encampment, five arrested

Over 75 sheriff deputies swept the UCSB Liberated Zone encampment on June 23, arresting five individuals, according to encampment reports and police radio correspondence.
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A.S. Senate passes bill to divest A.S. funds from Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions list corporations

The bill, aligned with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, marks the first of its kind at UC Santa Barbara.
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Pro-Palestine student protestors occupying Girvetz Hall met with police presence

Pro-Palestine protestors occupying Girvetz Hall were met with a heavy police presence from multiple local law enforcement agencies. No students were arrested.
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Indus hosts mock wedding, night of South Asian performances

The wedding simulation headlined a night of South Asian cultural performances organized by the UCSB Indus Club as part of its annual end-of-year banquet.
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UCSB reverses decision to move commencement ceremonies to RecCen fields after student movement

Several students expressed disdain with the University’s original decision to shift ceremony locations, which propelled the decision’s reversal.
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Community celebrates pride month with second annual Queer Fest

To kick off the beginning of Pride Month, the A.S. TQC in collaboration with IVRPD held their second annual Queer Fest on June 1 at Little Acorn Park.
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UCSB UAW Local 4811 workers join rolling strikes against UC 

UC Santa Barbara joined the UAW Local 4811 strikes on June 3. Over 100 students, faculty and community members showed support for the Monday rally.
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In Photos | Isla Vista and UCSB remember the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy


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Community rallies for A.S. divestment resolution with market and march

The UC Divest Coalition, SJP and JVP hosted “The People’s Market for Gaza” and a “March for Divestment” in support of a divestment resolution on May 29.
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UAW Local 4811 academic workers to go on strike Monday

Academic workers at UC Santa Barbara are being called to walk off the job and strike on June 3. Alongside four other UCs, the strikes would comprise 31,500 academic workers.
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Five weeks into encampment, Liberated Zone has established an autonomous society

Going into its fifth week, the Liberated Zone encampment, erected May 1 has become a place of community, solace and growth for participating students and community members.
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UC News

Opportunity for All bill heads to state Senate for June voting, UC San Diego satellite missions to understand climate change selected by NASA
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UAW 4811, SALU hold town hall for undergraduates

The UAW 4811 UCSB chapter and SALU held a town hall for undergraduates to discuss the UC academic workers’ strike and its possible presence on campus.
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