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Spring 2021 Commencement To Feature Virtual Keynote Address From Oprah Winfrey and In-Person “Grad Walk”

The “Grad Walk” will take place during the week of June 7 as an in-person event, Yang said in the email, during which graduates can walk across a stage as their names are announced.
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UC To Require COVID-19 Vaccination Ahead of In-Person Class Return This Fall

The proposed policy would go into effect once a vaccine has been granted full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Isla Vista Party Takes Home Executive Majority, Storke Party Claims the Most Senate Seats

This year’s election yielded the lowest voter turnout numbers in five years.
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A.S. Spring Quarter Election Results 2021

The Nexus will be updating this page with live results from the Associated Students Election, which will be livestreamed on Zoom, beginning at 8 p.m.
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Three COVID-19 Cases Identified in Isla Vista Sorority House

Contract tracing efforts are underway and the individuals who tested positive are in self isolation. 
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Santa Barbara County Advances to the Orange Tier for the First Time

The county had to meet an adjusted case rate of less than 5.9 daily new cases per 100,000 people and a testing positivity rate of less than 4.9% for two straight weeks.
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Geovany Lucero for Student Advocate General

The Daily Nexus endorses Geovany Lucero for student advocate general.
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Yuval Cohen for Associated Students President

The Daily Nexus endorses Yuval Cohen for Associated Students President.
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Bee Schaefer for Internal Vice President

The Daily Nexus endorses Bee Schaefer for internal vice president.
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Esmeralda Quintero-Cubillan for External Vice President for Statewide Affairs

The Daily Nexus endorses Esmeralda Quintero-Cubillan for external vice president for statewide affairs.
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Shannon Sweeney for External Vice President for Local Affairs

The Daily Nexus endorses Shannon Sweeney for external vice president for local affairs.
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Associated Students Elections Guide: Spring 2021

Voting opens Monday, April 19 at 8 a.m. on G.O.L.D., and ends Thursday, April 22 at 4 p.m. Final results will be posted to the A.S. Election Board website.
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Getting the Jab: Vaccine Accessibility for Isla Vista Residents

Neither proof of citizenship nor insurance are required to receive a vaccine.
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IVRPD Votes To Reintroduce Proposal To Remove Houseless Residents From People’s Park

Houseless residents have now been asked to relocate two to four times over the last six months in Isla Vista.
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Recap: April 9 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Residents between ages 16 and 49 can schedule an appointment using the state’s scheduling website My Turn beginning April 12.
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