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Academic Council Recommends UC To Defund Police, Ban Police Firearms

The Academic Council centered the recommendations on statements they received from students and faculty across the UC System about anti-Black police violence.
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From Four Members to First Place: The Trajectory of UCSB Taara Dance Group

In less than a year since the group’s inception in June 2018, the four hopeful members became a winning team of 12 in their dream competition.
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Case Count in I.V. Reaches Double Digits; Yang Announces Five Additional Cases in UCSB Community

Five participants in a campus research study focusing on asymptomatic cases of coronavirus tested positive for the virus.
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LRC Fights To Retain Protected Counseling for UCSB Students, Which Could Disappear by July

The student legal services advisor job description will change from “inform and advise” to “educate and inform."
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Hours Ahead, But Left Behind: International Students Face Uncertainty With Remote Instruction

The switch to remote learning forced international students to quickly decide whether to stay in Santa Barbara or go to their home countries
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Elings Hall Shut Down on Friday After Researcher Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Any staff members who may have been in close contact with the researcher have already been contacted.
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Majority of Fall Quarter Classes To Be Held Remotely, Tuition and Student Fees Will Not Change

Any student who wishes to continue learning entirely remotely will be given the option to do so.
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UCSB Confirms Two Additional Cases of Coronavirus Among Students

One of the two students worked for the Dining Services but had not been at work for more than a week and was not involved in food preparation.
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UC Regents Endorse Repeal of Affirmative Action Ban

In order to appear on the California ballot in November, the amendment to repeal Proposition 209 must pass through the California State Senate with two-thirds approval. 
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Two UCSB Dining Services Staff Members Test Positive for Coronavirus

Dining services employees have been following sanitizing and cleaning protocols and wearing face coverings and gloves to reduce the chance of transmission.
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UCSB Library Offers Community Perspectives in New COVID-19 Archives Project

Through a google form on the University Library website, interested participants can answer questions about their coronavirus stories.
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A.S. Senate Passes Two Resolutions Supporting Indigenous Nations

During the public forum, students expressed the importance of representation for Indigenous students, who make up only 1% of the school’s population.
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Editorial | Why Has UCSB Not Addressed Allegations of Severe UCPD Misconduct?

To this day, the student body knows very little about what is happening within the UCSB Police Department. 
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UCSB Grad Students Receive Extended Degree and Candidacy Timelines But Funding Remains Uncertain

Some graduate students are saying that it is unclear how many students — faced with the cost associated with an extra year of study — will utilize this offer. 
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A.S. Senate Passes Resolution Addressing On-Campus Housing Under a Fall Quarter Hybrid Scenario

The resolution, which is positional and only takes a stance on the issue, urges the university to “bear the increased financial consequences of a situation that is essentially out of their control."
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