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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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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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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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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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How the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy Spurred Safety and Self-governance

Following the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy, residents mourned the death of their community members, grappling with tragedy as the university and community dealt with how to secure a sense of safety for a c...
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UCSB Reads and Arts & Lectures Holds Discussion With BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors

 Cullors began her opening remarks by painting a picture of what an “abolitionist world” would look like in light of the recent trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
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University, Community Organizations and Public Health Bring Vaccines to Isla Vista

Moving forward, UCSB will be offering weekly vaccination clinics on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm on May 20, May 27, June 3 and June 10.
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County, law enforcement, SBPHD, university use education-first based approach to students violating public health orders

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and UCSB took to and endorsed an education-first model in response to large gatherings thrown by students.
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Term in Review: EVPSA Alia Sky

Despite remote hurdles and a difficult transition into office, Sky believes she was able to accomplish the pursuits she held while running for the position.
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Students, Staff and Faculty Participate in Work Stoppage Day To Demand Cops Off Campus

Organized by the North American abolitionist coalition Cops off Campus, the Day of Refusal took place across the United States, including on several UC campuses and other universities.
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UCSB Hosts its First Mobile Vaccination Clinic

The event, held at Parking Lot 25, was part of a countywide effort to bring mobile vaccination clinics to communities around Santa Barbara, Van Do-Reynoso, the Santa Barbara County public health direc...
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