Student Gov

One case dismissed, two proceed to evidentiary hearings in IVP’s restraining order cases against UCSB students

Evidentiary hearings in regard to Patel and the anonymous student will be held on Dec. 12, although the court tentatively ruled that Schaefer did not meet the burden of proof for a restraining order a...
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EVPLA Office hosts voter registration fair ahead of midterms

The voter guide contained information on voting rights and ballot drop-off boxes in I.V. and on UCSB’s campus, as well as information on California propositions.
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A.S. Senator files Judicial Council case against IVP amid strike

The A.S. Judicial Council did not immediately respond to request for comment regarding the status of the petition or if any other petitions against, or by, Schaefer were currently active.
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Recall petition process begins against A.S. Internal Vice President as A.S. executives offer comments on ongoing A.S. conflict

The process was initiated after claims of Schaefer’s negligence of her position were made by members of A.S. beginning late September.
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Internal Vice President strikes Senate meeting following Associated Students unrest

The strike follows internal dysfunction within Associated Student and allegations of Schaefer’s neglect of her position.
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Amidst Senate turmoil, A.S. entities address training accessibility concerns

A.S. President Gurleen Pabla said several students in A.S. expressed concerns about training accessibility, prompting the decision to deliver the executive order.
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Allegations of Internal Vice President negligence discussed at first fall quarter A.S. Senate meeting

At the Senate’s Sept. 28 meeting, speakers at the Senate’s public forum voiced complaints regarding the resulting deficiencies in A.S. funding and function after Schaefer’s alleged neglect of he...
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Associated Students Internal Vice President fails to call Senate to session since June, causes backups in appointments, payment

Associated Students Assistant Director of Governmental Services Holly Mayes confirmed to the Nexus that the 73rd Senate has not been called into session since June 1, with its last email vote concludi...
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Campus-Recognized Sorority and Fraternity Transparency Act sworn into law

The bill was co-sponsored by the SASA nonprofit — which has local chapters on the UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Community College and Santa Cruz campuses — and the University of California Stude...
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A.S. Senate Swears in 73rd Cohort

The swearing in occurred following the adjourning of the 72nd Senate’s final May 18 meeting.
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73rd A.S. Senate Swearing-In Delayed

The 72nd Senate went into recess following their final May 18 meeting and did not officially adjourn.
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UCSA Reflects on Ambitious Slate of Lobbying for Student Needs

Three key budget asks are to serve marginalized and underserved communities, including $4 million for underground scholars programs, $5 million for undocumented students programs and $6 million for fo...
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A.S. Senate Discusses Bill Calling for Reparations for Black Students

The bill — titled a Resolution in Support of Reparations for Black and African Identified Students — was authored by third-year global studies major and Letters and Sciences Senator Love Maia
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Upcoming 2022-23 A.S. Budget Faces $2-Million Reduction

The Senate ultimately voted to extend the rollover funding request deadline to accommodate entities who were not made aware of the upcoming budget cuts. 
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Term in Review: EVPLA Shannon Sweeney

Sweeney prioritized providing accessible services during her term, holding regular workshops for students to know their rights ahead of Halloween and Deltopia as well as naloxone workshops through the...
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