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Achievement Unlocked: UCSB’s Gaming Community Adapts to Remote Instruction

While clubs have faced difficulties staying together as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Gaucho Gaming is uniquely positioned to make the leap from in-person to digital social events.
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UCSB Student Organizes March Through I.V. To Call for Justice for George Floyd

Students plan to march from Storke Tower to Sands Beach via Del Playa Drive beginning at noon.
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The Show Must Go On: How Zoom Became A.S. Program Board’s Newest Venue

For the Associated Students Program Board, shifting in-person performances to digital spaces to comply with the state’s stay-at-home orders did not come easily.
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Zoombombing Interrupts Second 71st Senate Meeting in a Row

The Senate now plans to meet this Friday at 11 a.m. and again on May 3 at 6 p.m.
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Daily Nexus | “Best Of” Voting 2020

The Nexus presents its annual "Best Of" voting for 2020!
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A.S. Elections Board Outlines Remote Instruction Procedures for Recall Petition, Election

Two-thirds of the 71st Senate must vote in favor in order for a recall election to be held in Fall Quarter 2020. 
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Swearing in of 71st A.S. Senate, A.S. Executives Overshadowed by Recall Fight Against President Beasley, Zoombombing

Despite the controversy about Beasley during the 70th Senate meeting, his swearing in came and went with little fanfare.
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UCSB Student Says A.S. President-Elect Sexually Assaulted Him in 2018

The President-elect currently serves as the external vice president for statewide affairs and is scheduled to be sworn in as A.S. president on Wednesday.
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A Spectrum of Support: How UCSB is Helping Instructors Teach Through a Pandemic

The Instructional Support Team has organized a number of resources faculty can refer to when facilitating their online classes. 
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In a Time of Crisis, Local Food-Based Services Step up to the Plate

Food Not Bombs, the I.V. Food Co-op, the A.S. Food Bank and Manos de Mapaches are contributing to the flurry of local food-based support that has come out of the coronavirus pandemic.
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UCSB Considers Hybrid-Instruction Courses for Fall Quarter 2020

The county confirmed Isla Vista’s first case of coronavirus on March 30. Five weeks later, it remains I.V.’s only confirmed case.
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Gauchospace Sees Increased Visits, New Challenges Amid Remote Instruction Transition

Professors, teaching assistants and students are in the midst of cramming a quarter’s worth of normally in-person courses into GauchoSpace’s online platform.
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All Summer Sessions To Be Conducted Remotely, University Announces

The university has yet to announce a decision about the status of fall quarter instruction. 
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The Furry Faces Behind UCSB’s Pet Community

The job of running an Instagram dedicated to a pet may seem easy, but there’s always “the pressure for everything to look nice, have a defined ‘aesthetic’ and post frequently.” 
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UCSB Information Technology Will Pilot Student Internship Program in Summer 2020

The internships will focus students on UCSB-wide development and implementation of Salesforce, JupyterHub, data, cloud, library and web services.
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