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Tianna White for Internal Vice President

The Daily Nexus endorses Tianna White for internal vice president.
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UCSB To Conduct Summer Sessions A, C, D and E Through Remote Instruction, No Decision Made On Later Sessions Yet

Some summer courses are traditionally held online each summer, but with the transition to fully remote instruction, courses designed to be taught in-person will now have to be adjusted to online as we...
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A.S. Senate Allocates $80,000 to Student Relief Groups To Support Those Affected by Coronavirus

Both organizations provide financial relief to students through various means and can use the total $80,000 to help students experiencing financial hardship.
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UCSB Minecraft Server: Building a Home Away From Home

Missing the usual sights of Storke Tower, the University Library and the UCen, UCSB fourth-year Charles Neumann took it upon himself to recreate the campus in a Minecraft server. 
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UCSB Student Affairs Works To Transition to Online Services

Beginning the first week of spring quarter, Student Affairs will be sending students weekly emails that either introduces them to new online services or updates them on old ones.
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UCSB Student Who Returned to Campus on April 3 To Move Out of Dorm Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The student then received the positive coronavirus test result after returning home after April 3.
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As In-Person Research Goes Dormant, UCSB Researchers Explore New Methods of Work

Despite the shuttering of research on campus, there are still alternatives for student researchers, such as proposing ideas for future projects.
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UCEAP Suspends All Spring and Summer Study Abroad Programs

It’s unclear how many students are still currently abroad, either due to travel restrictions or their personal desire to stay abroad.
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UCSB Eases Pass/No Pass Grading Policies in Light of Coronavirus Impact

Students normally have to decide to have their classes graded P/NP by week seven but can now make the switch anytime up until June 5, the last day of spring quarter instruction.
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UC Will Not Fire “Career Employees” Due To Coronavirus Through End of June

Napolitano clarified that this does not mean that there will not be cutbacks on hours or layoffs for staff as part of “typical student and career employee summer staffing" adjustments.
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Spring Quarter A.S. Elections To Take Place Digitally

Soft campaigning will begin as previously planned on April 12, giving candidates approximately 10 days until voting ends.
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UCSB Fourth Year Launches Collegiate Sales Certification Program

The program’s singular goal is to help “fellow Gauchos get a foot in the door in an increasingly competitive job market.”
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“I didn’t have any time to say goodbye to anybody”: UCSB Students Lament A Senior Year Cut Short

For the UCSB class of 2020, and for classes of 2020 worldwide, the loss of an in-person spring quarter and the presence of the coronavirus pandemic has thrown their lives into uncertainty.
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UCSB Campus Operations: What’s Open, What’s Closed

The Nexus has compiled a map of what will be open on campus during Spring Quarter. This map will be updated as we receive more information about campus operations. 
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Student Health Ramps Up Protocols as Coronavirus Spreads in Santa Barbara County

So far, 38 UCSB students have been tested for the coronavirus, with no positive results as of yet.
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