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Texas Court Ruling Puts Future of DACA Program in Jeopardy

An estimated 4,000 undocumented students are enrolled across UC campuses, according to 2020 data.
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UC Eliminates Testing Requirement in Admissions

All other admissions criteria will remain, following the dropping of the test requirement.
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Former UC Associate Vice Chancellors, Campus Architects Send Letter Against Munger Hall to UC Regents and President Drake

The undersigned also said that Munger Hall would be ​the most expensive residential project in UC history. 
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Student Researcher Union Authorizes Strike Due to Lack of Recognition From the UC

The strike vote “does not necessarily mean we will go on strike, just that a strike can be called if circumstances justify,” the Student Researches United-UAW website read.
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Strike Averted as UC Lecturers Reach Historic Deal, Securing Job Security and Better Pay

The new contract, announced early on Wednesday, includes significant improvements to job security, salaries, paid family leave policy and better workload standards, according to the union.
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UC Issues Flu Vaccination Requirement for the 2021-22 year

Those who opt out of the requirement must continue wearing masks or face coverings on campus “to the end of the flu season."
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UC Refuses To Disclose Information Regarding Accellion Data Hack

The Nexus submitted a PRA to the UC Office of the President and UCSB on May 10, asking for internal communication discussing the Accellion data breach. Both refused to comply with the request. 
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UCSB External Vice President of Statewide Affairs Named President of UC Student Association

Quintero-Cubillan ran on a platform of making UCSA a more equitable space and strengthening federal lobbying power by connecting UCSA to other student unions.
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UC President Plans Overhaul to Campus Policing

In a letter to the UC community, Drake called the plan “transformational,” and said that the new approach will be “data-driven, service-oriented [and] community centric.”
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UC Releases COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

According to the policy, UC students, staff and faculty will only be given an exemption for the following reasons: medical conditions, disabilities or religious beliefs.
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UC Regents Discuss Proposed Tuition Increase Beginning in 2022

The plan proposes assigning a tuition and fee level to each incoming cohort of students and keeping that number flat for six years following enrollment.
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UC To Require COVID-19 Vaccination Ahead of In-Person Class Return This Fall

The proposed policy would go into effect once a vaccine has been granted full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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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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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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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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