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Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director George Thurlow

Thurlow's resignation from the board came in tandem with his departure from his role as UCSB’s assistant vice chancellor of alumni affairs, a position he had held since 2006. 
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Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director Kristie Nguyen

Nguyen counts using her platform as a board director to speak about sexual assault as her greatest success during her term.
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Recap: March 12 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Under new guidelines, Ansorg said that the county will most likely be assigned to the red tier on Tuesday. 
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Home Sweet Home? UCSB Students Struggle With Isla Vista Housing Decisions Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

When faced with the high cost of living and the risk of contracting COVID-19 in I.V., some students can’t justify the price tag.
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Newly Admitted UCSB Honors Students To Lose Priority Registration This Fall

About one-fifth of UCSB’s student body currently benefits from priority registration, according to Monday’s announcement.
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With Lessons From Remote Instruction, UCSB Professors Consider the Future of In-Person Learning

Contrasting opinions about asynchronous teaching styles have led professors to question whether or not they should continue this method of teaching when classes resume in person. 
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Goleta Union School District Reflects on Remote Instruction Experience Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

After almost a year of remote instruction, Goleta Union School District is gearing up to return to the classroom in the near future, albeit with some changes. 
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Recap: March 5 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county has received 105,160 vaccines and has administered 81% of them as of Friday.
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Andrew Jolivétte Discusses Black and Indigenous Cultural Convergences at MCC Event

To finish the event on a note of empowerment, hope and optimism for the future, Jolivétte called on attendees to continue standing up for cultural and racial injustice. 
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Students and Faculty React to the Announcement of an In-Person Fall Quarter 2021

While some are eagerly awaiting the return of in-person learning, others feel that expecting a return to business as usual is premature.
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Two Months after Setup, I.V. Pallet Homes Provide Relief and Opportunity to Nearly 40 Houseless Residents

The pallet village has not reported any positive COVID-19 cases, but tests are available to any clients who want one or begin to show symptoms.
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I.V. CSD Plans To Change Nightlife Culture in I.V. Post-Pandemic

Board Director Ethan Bertrand said that social isolation during the pandemic reinspired him to jump on the idea of revamping nightlife.  
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“Who Guards the Guards:” UC Black Staff and Faculty Organization Discuss the Past, Present and Future of Law Enforcement in Police Panel

One problem brought up by the panel is the trend of police officers living outside of the communities they serve, be it because of financial restrictions or other reasons. 
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Recap: Feb. 26 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

California expects to receive 80,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week.
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UCSB Event Brings Book Artist Tia Blassingame To Inspire Art and Activism

Blassingame provided insight into her efforts to evoke the conversations of race and racism woven into American history through printmaking and book art.
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