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Review of Associated Students 2021-22 Budget

The budget funds the functions of all Senate and executive offices and a variety of boards, committees, commissions and other entities that support student life on campus.
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UCSB S.T.E.M. Departments Focus on Diversity and Inclusion in its Programs and Courses

The number of Black students has gone from 503 students in 1997-98 to 967 students in 2021-22. The 2017-18 school year had 1,090 Black students the highest number since.
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Students Frustrated by Modified Unit Cap for Class Registration

The policy also prevented all students from achieving full-time status — which requires a minimum enrollment of 12 units — until their second registration period.
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Isla Vista, UCSB’s COVID-19 Cases Spike With Winter Surge

As of Jan. 12, UCSB is reporting 262 active cases, and the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard is reporting 635 active cases in Isla Vista. 
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On-Campus Bike Thefts Increase From Previous Years

During the first month of fall quarter, there were 76 reported bike thefts on campus in the first 30 days after move-in weekend on Sept. 19.
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PRA Reveals Grading Trends From UCSB Over the Last Six Years

Compared to grades given before Spring Quarter 2020, 409 courses changed the percentage of A’s, B’s or C’s given out by more than 30 percentage points.
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California State Controller Publishes UC Employee Earnings

Five of the College of Engineering’s (CoE) six undergraduate academic departments made up the six departments at UCSB with the highest professor and lecturer average gross pay in 2020.
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Mold, Insects and Pests at UCSB

The top three listed pests specified in the requests were ants, with 1,732 reports; roaches, with 276 reports; and bed bugs, with 239 reports since 2016.
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Isla Vista’s COVID-19 Numbers Remain Low After Students Move Back for In-Person Instruction

UCSB has reported 57 positive COVID-19 cases since Sept. 19. Three of these cases have been from UCSB employees, two from graduate students and the remaining 52 cases were from undergraduates.
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Annual UCPD Report Shows Increase in Burglaries, Motor Vehicle Threats in 2020

Burglary was the most common crime in 2020 with 36 cases, an increase of 18 cases from the previous year. Of the 18 additional cases, 17 occurred on campus but not in student housing.
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Fall Quarter Course Sizes and Waitlists

As for the first day of class, Sept. 23, every single department except for writing & literature (College of Creative Studies) had at least one course with students on the waitlist.
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Where Students Are From

Of the 22,205 in-state students for the 2020-21 school year, the county with the highest number of students at UCSB is Los Angeles County with 5,670 students.
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UCs Release Admission Statistics for Incoming Class

Between 2020 and 2021, most UC schools had similar admission numbers compared to 2020, with two notable exceptions being UC Los Angeles and UCSB.
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