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Term in Review: EVPSA Vero Caveroegusquiza

The EVPSA primarily focused on basic needs advocacy and UCSA at the UC level, pushing for multiple funding projects and legislation.
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Term in Review: A.S. President Tessa Veksler

Veksler cited internal growth in Associated Students (A.S.) and the connection between communities on campus as highlights of her term.
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Term in Review: IVP Sohum Kalia

Internal Vice President Sohum Kalia reflected on his term, outlining successes of his internal approach, while acknowledging shortcomings of his leadership over a divisive year in the association.
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Nathan Lee

Associated Students Student Advocate General Nathan Lee reflected on his term for the 2023-24 school year, which placed focus on casework, outreach and advocacy projects.
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Encampment enters third week, makes little progress in University negotiations

UC Santa Barbara administrative figures gave unclear answers on who could responsibly negotiate the UCSB Liberated Zone demands.
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UCSB Liberated Zone holds die-in for Palestine outside library entrance

Students from the UC Santa Barbara Liberated Zone encampment physically blocked the Paseo West entrance to the library in a die-in for Palestine on May 13.
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SALU-UAW organizes May Day rally

The effort follows the University’s refusal to recognize the Student Dining Labor Union in February, saying its unit size was too small. 
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UC News

San Diego Police officers stormed the Gaza Solidarity Encampment on UC San Diego’s campus on Monday morning, dismantling the encampment and arresting roughly 64 people.
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Inside the UCSB Skate Club

Once a week, members of the UC Santa Barbara Skate Club perform kickflips, ollies and 180s in the strip between the Interactive Learning Pavillion and the library late at night as other members cheer.
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UC hires firm to investigate violence at UCLA encampments

The UC will hire 21st Century Policing Solutions to lead an independent investigation of the actions that led to violence at the UCLA encampments, announced in a May 7 press release.
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In Photos | Encampment


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UCSB students respond to pro-Palestine encampment

Students observing the encampment had different perspectives about how it has affected the campus climate.
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“UCSB Workers for Palestine” lead campus walkout; strike vote to be held “as early as next week”

UC Santa Barbara academic workers and researchers led a campus walkout in solidarity with Palestinian liberation on May 1. The march was held concurrently with International Workers’ Day.
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UCSB American Indian and Indigenous Student Association reignites organization’s community, advocates for new initiatives

AIISA tabled at the Arbor on May 5, also known as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Remembrance (MMIWR) day to bring awareness to a major problem plaguing Indigenous communities within the United...
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Vista point: Weekly goings-on in, around Isla Vista

Weekly goings-on in and around Isla Vista.
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