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Encampment continues for second week, Liberated Zone releases demands

Since the encampment was erected on May 1, between North Hall, known as Malcolm X Hall, and the UCSB Library, organizers have set up around 50 tents on the expanse.
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A.S. Senate passes “A Resolution to Condemn The Israeli Government’s and the IDF’s Dehumanization of the Palestinian People”

The Senate passed the resolution in a 13-4-2 vote at the May 1 Senate meeting.
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IVRPD hosts bike tour, discusses park amenities

Throughout the tour, board members discussed ways for community members to enjoy the parks while seated, highlighting seating materials and forms.
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RCSGD hosts Gender Product Library Showcase

This year marks the fifth year of the annual week of events, which was spurred by the center’s desire to expand resources for trans people on campus. 
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IVCRC holds annual Pardall Carnival

Roughly 800 community members attended to experience live music, free food catering, games, a 30-foot Ferris wheel, a mechanical bull and live music.
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Supervisor Capps holds housing and safety listening session after cliff fall incident

Attendees discussed long-term solutions for cliff erosion, erratic college student behavior and the balance between enforcing safe solutions and not interfering with oceanside views
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Survivor of attempted abduction tells her story

Esther Hernandez walked the Lagoon trail at night to destress. But a man, hidden on the unlit path, attempted to drug and abduct her. This how she used her wits and survived.
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A.S. President discusses MCC signage, her presidency in light of campus climate

Tessa Veksler spoke with the Nexus regarding the university’s response to the MultiCultural Center (MCC) and events that followed.
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A.S. Elections conclude with 22.26% voter turnout

The 2024 UC Santa Barbara Associated Students Spring General Election concluded on April 26, with the Associated Students Elections Board releasing live results in person in the University Center Hub.
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Vista Point: Weekly goings-on in, around Isla Vista

The Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) is hosting an English Conversation Program on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Proposed pilot program could bring meal swipe rollovers to UCSB next school year

The proposal suggests up to two meals can be shared between students, up to three can be donated and up to four can be rolled over. 
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Chancellor responds to UCSB encampments erected May 1

While the University is “monitoring these situations carefully,” UCSB is “willing to work with student groups that wish to protest."
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A.S. Judicial Council files injunction on budget deliberations after A.S. president allegedly violates legal code

The Associated Students Judicial Council filed an injunction placing a hold on the Association’s 2024 budget deliberations, the council announced in an April 29 email. This decision follows Associat...
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UCSB Divest takes over SRB in solidarity with nationwide campus protests

Over 150 students attended the Student Resource Building (SRB) takeover throughout the day. No counter-protesters or law enforcement officers were present, and according to event organizers, SRB staff...
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A.S. Senate discusses resolution to condemn IDF and Israeli government

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate did not vote on the resolution, motioning to table it for one week. The Senate will discuss the resolution again at its May 1 meeting.
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