News Photo Spotlight Photostory – UCSB March for COLA Graeme Jackson - March 4, 2020 0 A rally consisting of over 1,000 graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty members at UC Santa Barbara took place on Thursday, February 27th in support of a cost-of-living adjustment for graduate students. Photos by Graeme Jackson | Photo Editor 1 of 9 A rally consisting of over 1,000 graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty members at UC Santa Barbara took place on Thursday, February 27th in support of a cost-of-living adjustment for graduate students. Members of campus began to congregate during rush hour as they discovered the rally beneath Storke Tower. The UC Student-Workers Union UAW 2865 has not only played a supportive role in the graduate student strike at UCSB, but also has been integral in pushing COLA initiatives at other UC institutions. Photos by Felix Dong | Staff Photographer 1 of 4 Following the rally beneath Storke Tower, the coalition of students and administration members participated in a march to the Mosher Alumni House. Stopping at other heavily trafficked areas on campus, the march grew in size over the course of it’s journey. Arriving at the Mosher Alumni House, participants in the march looked to make a statement by dispersing it’s numbers around the area and repeating COLA related chants. Photos by Noe Padilla | News Editor 1 of 2 Undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members all held the megaphone and contributed their voices to the cause throughout the rally and march. The graduate student strike and demonstrations of this variety are intended to continue on UCSB’s campus as well as on other UC campuses until an agreement can be reached.