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UCSB Sends Timely Warning Regarding Sexual Assault in People’s Park

The parties involved in the sexual assault are not affiliated with the UCSB community. 
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Deltopia 2021 Yields Few Arrests, Citations and No Medical Transports

The arrests and citations occurred between April 2 and April 4 during a period of increased law enforcement to curb illegal behavior.
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UCSB Cancels Women’s Water Polo Season Due to COVID-19 Cluster

The cancellation is response to 10 positive COVID-19 cases on the UC Santa Barbara women’s water polo team.
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Recap: April 2 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 cases have come down significantly in the county since January, however, in the past week, there is an increase in the county’s adjusted case rate. 
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Law Enforcement, University and I.V. CSD Prepare for Deltopia Weekend

Despite the progress the county has made in its COVID-19 case metrics, there is fear that Deltopia could be the superspreader event that undoes that progress. 
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UCSB Medical Experts Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines and Mitigation in Information Panel

Questions for the townhall were submitted by attendees prior to the panel and pre-selected, then answered by the panelists after the discussion concluded.
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UC System, Including UCSB, Receives Largest Undergraduate Applicant Pool in History

UCSB's record application cycle saw a 16% increase in freshman applications and an 8% increase in transfer applications compared to last year.
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Recap: March 26 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county's COVID-19 case rate has decreased by 23% over the past week.
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After Nearly a Year, UCSB Rec Cen Set To Reopen on April 12

Students will be required to wear a face covering at all times.
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Recap: March 19 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county is expecting to receive a significant increase in its vaccine allotment this week. 
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Alternative Deltopia Event Proposal Abandoned by A.S. and I.V. CSD Over COVID-19 Transmission Concerns

The event proposal was tabled after concerns that it would actually increase the spread of COVID-19 as opposed to reducing it.
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UC Students Spread Hope and Gratitude Through COVID-19 Compassion Projects

As UCSB students continue to have a hand in spreading positivity to vulnerable communities, some have had the opportunity to experience the fruit of their compassion projects first hand. 
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U.K. COVID-19 Variant Detected in Two Santa Barbara County Residents

The press release said that the cases were not related and neither individual had traveled abroad.
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Santa Barbara County Improves and Moves Into the Red Tier

Restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos and aquariums may reopen in a limited capacity. 
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Construction Underway for Isla Vista ‘Food Forest’

Due to the use of regenerative agriculture, the food forest should be able to prosper for years to come.
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