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UCSB doctoral student announces seven-day hunger strike

Department of Education doctoral student Charlene Macharia listed several demands to administration on March 9 in the wake of the suspension of the MultiCultural Center.
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‘U.S. Building of the Year’ Interactive Learning Pavillion: the need, the design and now

The Interactive Learning Pavilion (ILP) won “US Building of the Year” in a contest by World-Architects with 42% of 5,000 votes. 
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Student Affairs seeks student input on UC President one-time funding

Ideas must be submitted by Sunday, March 18.
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S.U.N. sues UCSB for failure to comply with PRA request on housing

UCSB emeritus professor of sociology Richard “Dick” Flacks convened the lawsuit following the University’s failure to comply with a Public Records Act request.
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UCSB MultiCultural Center remains closed

Though the university has not confirmed a date of reopening, university spokesperson Kiki Reyes said “there’s a great sense of urgency” to do so.
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Jewish students, A.S. President express grievances about MCC signage, campus antisemitism at A.S. Senate public forum

The Nexus will continue to report on this topic as more information becomes available.
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UCSB Black Studies calls for ‘day of interruption’ in statement over MCC suspension

The faculty called for an entire day of voluntary interruption of activities on March 7.
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Blum Center holds campus housing forum and Q&A session

The panel addressed points raised in the “People’s Guide” and tackled questions of housing accountability and accessibility.
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MSA hosts town hall on Palestine, students speak in solidarity with Palestine

Students advocated for Palestinian liberation and efforts to express solidarity with Palestine.
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MCC community members release anonymous statement on Feb. 26 gathering, address harm caused

The @our.mcc account did not immediately respond for comment. The statement was not signed. The Nexus is working to confirm who the account represents.
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A.S. COSWB, Gauchos for Recovery provide overdose prevention resources, training

Staff members from both organizations tabled outside of the Arbor from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering free naloxone and fentanyl test strips alongside instructions on their usage.
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SJP, JVP confirm uninvolvement with Monday’s signage at MCC

The statement follows pro-Palestine student activists posting signage during a gathering at the MultiCultural Center.
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UCSB announces UC Systemwide Office of Civil Rights, responds to antisemitic incidents on campus

The Nexus will continue to report on this topic as more information becomes available.
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UCSB temporarily suspends MCC after students post pro-Palestine, anti-Zionist signage at Center

Students posted signage throughout the Lounge, with more than 100 signs covering the windows and walls of the room. 
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SJP holds vigil for Palestine, Opportunity for All

UC Santa Barbara Students for Justice in Palestine held a vigil in honor of Palestine and the suspended Opportunity for All initiative on Feb. 16, in collaboration with Jewish Voice for Peace and UC D...
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