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UC Santa Barbara Shifts to Remote Instruction in Response to COVID-19

The Bottom Line Staff Report On March 10, the Office of the Chancellor sent a university-wide email informing students that, in an effort to mitigate...

Rock the Vote S.B. Accused of Misleading UCSB Voters

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter On Jan. 11, the Santa Barbara Student Activist Network accused Rock the Vote S.B. of misleading potential voters to reduce voter...

New Vending Machine Program Proposed to Tackle Food Insecurity

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Last Tuesday, the Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) Board heard an early proposal for a 24-hour nutritional vending machine...

Candlelight Vigil Commemorates Fifth Anniversary of the Isla Vista Tragedy

Alondra Sierra Incoming Features Editor With blue-lit candles and white roses in hand, students, families, and community members walked together from Storke Plaza towards Anis’q’Oyo Park...

Sheriff’s Office Launches I.V. Party Registration Program

Jessica Reincke Staff Writer Last week, the I.V. Sheriff's Office launched its voluntary and free-to-use I.V. Party Registration Program. The program is easy to use and accessible...

May Day Celebration is a Reminder of Isla Vista’s Radical History

Kyle Dent The 2019 May Day festival in People’s Park celebrated Isla Vista’s history of radicalism and revolt with performances, art, and talks from organizations...

IVCSD Launches App To Jump-Start Isla Vista Beautification Project

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer The Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) has introduced its new beautification program to address quality-of-life concerns in Isla Vista. Since its...

IVCSD Hosts Public Forum to Determine 2019-2020 Budget Allocations

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Isla Visa locals gathered in the Isla Vista Community Room on the evening of Tuesday, April 9, to discuss how...

Deltopia 2019 in Review

Jonathon Leto Friday night kicked off the 16th annual Deltopia in Isla Vista. The event was accompanied by sunny weather with a 70 degree Fahrenheit...

I.V. Pastor Speaks out Against Methodist Church Ban on Same-Sex Marriage, LGBTQ+ Clergy

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Isla Vista’s University United Methodist Church community spoke out against the Methodist ban on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ+ clergy after...