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Zoombombing Interrupts Second 71st Senate Meeting in a Row

The Senate now plans to meet this Friday at 11 a.m. and again on May 3 at 6 p.m.
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Isla Vista Census Self-Response Rate Averages Below 50% As of May 26

The results of the census affect a decade’s worth of congressional representation and federal funding in communities.
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UC Fully Divests from Fossil Fuels, Sells $1 Billion in Assets

Going forward, the UC Investments team is committed to growing its investments in sustainable practices such as renewable energy, waste conversion, sustainable agriculture and technology.
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Breaking: UCEAP Suspends All Fall 2020 Study Abroad Programs

Students will not be charged withdrawal or cancellation fees and will have the option to either transfer their applications to the spring or apply for the Fall 2021 term. 
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Daily Nexus | “Best Of” Voting 2020

The Nexus presents its annual "Best Of" voting for 2020!
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As Phase Two Reopening Rolls Out, Santa Barbara County Mandates Face Coverings in Public Starting Tuesday

Residents who do not own face coverings can receive one for free at the Santa Barbara Administration building lobby, the Santa Barbara Health Care Center or the Santa Maria Health Care Center.
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A.S. Elections Board Outlines Remote Instruction Procedures for Recall Petition, Election

Two-thirds of the 71st Senate must vote in favor in order for a recall election to be held in Fall Quarter 2020. 
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Mourning in Quarantine: Six Years Since May 23, 2014

This year, the Nexus reached out to members of the Isla Vista and UC Santa Barbara community and asked them to write about how they will be memorializing those who lost their lives.
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UC Regents Committee Drafts Plans To Reduce UC Food and Housing Insecurity by 2022

The UC has currently been allocated $260 million through the federal C.A.R.E.S. act, $130 million of which was allocated to campuses for the distribution of emergency grants for students.
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Juan Sánchez Muñoz, UCSB Alumnus, Named UC Merced’s Fourth Chancellor

Early in his career, Muñoz worked as a secondary school teacher, a community college advisor and served as a Marine.
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UC Suspends ACT and SAT in Admissions

If a new test has not been implemented by 2025, the testing requirement for California students will be eliminated altogether.
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Study Hall Bar Open Thursday Night In Violation of County and State Health Order

Study Hall did not answer multiple phone calls made late Thursday night while the business was still open. 
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Swearing in of 71st A.S. Senate, A.S. Executives Overshadowed by Recall Fight Against President Beasley, Zoombombing

Despite the controversy about Beasley during the 70th Senate meeting, his swearing in came and went with little fanfare.
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Term in Review: IVP Alli Adam

Transparency and availability in A.S. posed a challenge this spring with a remote quarter, but Adam led the Senate’s shift to weekly Zoom meetings and deemed the transition a success. 
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Term in Review: S.A.G. Andrew Nguyen

Reflecting on what he would change about the role, Nguyen looked back to the importance of compassion and empathy that he has learned over the past year.
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