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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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Term in Review: EVPSA Daevionne Beasley

Reflecting on his year as a whole, Beasley said the one thing he would change about his office is its accessibility to students.
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Term in Review: President Alison Sir

Sir, who has spent the last few months running her office from home, spoke to the Nexus over Zoom about her successes, shortcomings and what comes next. 
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Term in Review: EVPLA Christian Ornelas

Besides his original platform goals, Ornelas’ position as EVPLA required his participation in frequent student and administration discussions across campus. 
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus” Driver Arrested for Stalking

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Zachary Coughlin, the driver of the “mirror van,” for stalking on Monday night in Isla Vista around 10 p.m.
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Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Collision With a Car in Isla Vista

California Highway Patrol and American Medical Response paramedics arrived on the scene of the crash north of the intersection of Camino Del Sur and Sueño Road.
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UCSB Student Says A.S. President-Elect Sexually Assaulted Him in 2018

The President-elect currently serves as the external vice president for statewide affairs and is scheduled to be sworn in as A.S. president on Wednesday.
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A Spectrum of Support: How UCSB is Helping Instructors Teach Through a Pandemic

The Instructional Support Team has organized a number of resources faculty can refer to when facilitating their online classes. 
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Gov. Newsom Proposes 10% Reduction in UC Funding To Direct Toward Coronavirus Relief

January’s budget proposal had originally included $18.1 billion in total for higher education. But on Thursday, that number shrank to $16.3 billion.
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Isla Vista Community Services District Expands Houselessness Support Efforts

The nature of houselessness, with precarious living situations and uneven access to necessities, makes it extremely difficult to follow shelter-in-place orders and social distancing guidelines.
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In a Time of Crisis, Local Food-Based Services Step up to the Plate

Food Not Bombs, the I.V. Food Co-op, the A.S. Food Bank and Manos de Mapaches are contributing to the flurry of local food-based support that has come out of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Newly Narrowed Title IX Regulations To Affect UCSB and the UC System

The regulations were approved by Secretary DeVos on May 6 and must be implemented at all educational institutions that receive federal funding by August 2020.
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