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UCSB Moves Forward With Hotel Housing

The University & Community Housing Services described the hotel solution as a temporary, emergency solution only available during Fall Quarter 2021.
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Suspect Arrested In Connection With Campus Sexual Assault From Aug. 27

The arrested suspect has been charged with four felonies.
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Transnational Italian Studies Major To Debut Fall Quarter

With a transnational emphasis, the new major aims to provide a specialization on Europe and the migration of Italian cultural artifacts into other parts of the world. 
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SB UAW2865 Holds Meeting in Response to Housing Crisis

The topic of discussion was the housing crisis, as well as the COVID-19 delta variant, and the university’s response to the countless students facing houselessness in the fall. 
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UC Refuses To Disclose Information Regarding Accellion Data Hack

The Nexus submitted a PRA to the UC Office of the President and UCSB on May 10, asking for internal communication discussing the Accellion data breach. Both refused to comply with the request. 
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UCSB External Vice President of Statewide Affairs Named President of UC Student Association

Quintero-Cubillan ran on a platform of making UCSA a more equitable space and strengthening federal lobbying power by connecting UCSA to other student unions.
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Robin Unander Wins Richard Abbe Humanitarian Award

Unander was given the Richard Abbe Humanitarian Award by the Santa Barbara County Bar Association as a recognition of her contributions to her community.
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UC President Plans Overhaul to Campus Policing

In a letter to the UC community, Drake called the plan “transformational,” and said that the new approach will be “data-driven, service-oriented [and] community centric.”
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Isla Vista Facing Historic Housing Shortage Ahead of Fall Quarter 2021

As the university prepares for Fall Quarter 2021, students are grappling with a housing crisis on an unprecedented scale.
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UCSB Student Charged With Felony Sexual Assault

The investigation into the student is being jointly conducted by the District Attorney’s office and the UCSB Police Department.
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UCSB Mandates Masks in All Public Indoor Spaces Effective Immediately

The new mask mandate is a precautionary measure against a rise in cases across Santa Barbara County due to the Delta variant.
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Three Unconnected COVID-19 Cases Reported in the UCSB Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The infected individuals were fully vaccinated and had each separately been in contact with someone who had tested positive outside of the department
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Remains of Missing Teen Killed in 2018 Montecito Debris Flow Located With Help of UCSB Anthropologist

Kim Cantin shared with KEYT on July 22 that Jack’s remains were discovered on Memorial Day this year by UC Santa Barbara anthropologist Danielle Kurin and her graduate students. 
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UC Releases COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

According to the policy, UC students, staff and faculty will only be given an exemption for the following reasons: medical conditions, disabilities or religious beliefs.
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UCSB Undergrad Releases All Student Undergraduate and Graduate Grades From Past Six Years

Using California’s Freedom of Information Act, a 2021 UCSB alum filed a request with UCSB’s PRA Office, asking for the quarter grades every professor has given over the past six years. 
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