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UC-HBCU Initiative Aims to Increase African American Representation in UC Graduate Programs

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter This summer, a cohort of 26 students from across the country will come to UCSB as participants in the UC-HBCU Initiative,...

UC System Salary Report Releases; UCSB Ranks Near Bottom

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter The California State Controller’s Office released the UC system’s 2017 payroll information last week, including the average salaries for employees at...

UCSB Student Dies Under Contradictory Circumstances

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photos by Benjamin Hurst, Photo Editor, and Mathew Burciaga, Executive Managing Editor Andres “Andy” Esteban Sanchez, a second year pre-biology...

UCOP’s Proposed Revisions Set Out to Elucidate Sexual Assault Concerns

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter The UC Office of the President (UCOP) sent out proposed revisions to the Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy (SVSH...

CalFresh Benefit Allocations on Track to Resume in March

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Last week, UCSB students receiving benefits from CalFresh, a federal program that provides food aid to low-income students, received their February benefits...

Newsom Budget Proposal May Increase University Funding

Alex Ortiz Increased Cal Grant awards, shorter waits for therapy, and affordable housing are just a few of the many changes UCSB students can potentially...

New Bill Could Allow Cal Grant Students to Receive Summer Aid

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter In a press release on Feb. 22, the University of California Student Association (UCSA), along with the UC Office of the...

UCOP Voices Concerns Over Proposed Changes to Title IX Policies Regarding Sexual Assault and...

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter In a press release issued earlier this month, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) voiced concerns regarding the U.S. Department...

UCSB Professors Give Historical Perspective on ISIS

Marissa Perez Executive Managing Editor Photo by Frances Castellon, Staff Photographer “A historical perspective gives us the tools to reject the dangerous claim that ISIS is the...

Push for Open Access Publishing Might Leave Elsevier in the Dust

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Negotiations between the University of California (UC) and scholarly journal publisher Elsevier for a new contract are approaching its termination, as...