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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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I.V. CSD Officially Recognizes June as Pride Month and Local LGBTQ+ Activism Following Stonewall Riots

The resolution shares several examples of local LGBTQ+ activism following the Stonewall Riots, including the establishment of the Gay Liberation Front office at 900 Embarcadero Del Mar.
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Isla Vista Youth Projects: Responding To Vulnerability in Childcare During a Pandemic

Most of the children in IVYP come from low-income backgrounds, and factors like food insecurity, loneliness and fear of the future were common amongst the children in their program.
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Food Not Bombs Volunteers Gather at People’s Park To Support Houseless Residents

Food not Bombs volunteers and some I.V. residents came to People’s Park to make signs dissenting IVRPD’s decision, provide and eat food and more.
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Creating a Space To Be Heard: Students Form New UCSB Asian Coalition

As the number of organizations wanting to participate increased, the UCSB Asian Coalition was established with the intention of advocating for healing and unity within these communities. 
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The 14th Dalai Lama Speaks About Hope at UCSB Arts & Lectures

The event marked the 20th anniversary of the Dalai Lama endowed chair in religious studies at the university.
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IVRPD To Clear People’s Park and Evict Remaining Houseless Residents

People’s Park will be the fifth houseless encampment closed by IVRPD since last November. 
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Nine Greek Life Institutions Violated COVID-19 Public Health Orders in the Past Year

Alpha Tau Omega, Delta Tau Delta and Pi Beta Phi were repeat offenders. Alpha Tau Omega was the only offender to be sanctioned.
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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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Local Businesses in Isla Vista Speak on the Effects of COVID-19

Local restaurants have seen progression in their businesses between March 2020 — the beginning of the pandemic — to the present. 
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A.S. Senate To Discuss Divestment Resolution Tonight

Groups against divestment, such as Students Supporting Israel, and groups for divestment, like Students for Justice in Palestine, have urged members and supporters to speak at the Senate’s public fo...
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Few UCSB Campus Facilities Reopen in a Slow Return to Normalcy

For some, the re-openings are a reminder of what campus used to be, while for freshman and transfer students, the buildings are a new experience altogether.
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72nd Associated Students Senate and Executives Sworn In

Bee Schaefer, Internal Vice President, swore in the 72nd senate cohort and opened their first meeting, which began at 9:30 p.m. 
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A Timeline of COVID-19 in Isla Vista

One year and two months into the pandemic, the county and the university have begun easing restrictions and increasing in-person events.
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UCSB To Bring Current Freshman Back to Campus for 2nd Year Summer Program

Students will live in doubles, with mixers and discussion sections held in person.
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