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UCSB Admits 32.4 Percent of Freshman Applicants

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter The University of California admissions remain competitive as recent data reveals a decrease in acceptance rates across the UC system. UCSB’s...

UCSB Graduate Students Advocate for Cost-of-Living Adjustment with Sickout

Noe Padilla News Editor Last Wednesday, U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) graduate students gathered in a sickout demonstration in which they all called off work sick in...

AFSCME Votes to Strike Between Oct. 23-25

Jarod Ramirez After voting on Oct. 8 and 9, members of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299, the University...

Chancellor Yang, UCSB Meet Demands of Sexual Assault Survivors After 13-Hour Sit-In

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photos by Benjamin Hurst, Photo & Multimedia Editor Sexual assault survivors and their supporters left the fifth floor of Cheadle Hall...

UC Regents Propose Plan for UC Tuition Hike

Huiwen Jia and Noe Padilla Contributing Writer and News Editor At the Jan. 21-23 University of California (UC) Regents Board meeting, the topic of a tuition...

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...

UC Challenges Repeal of DACA at Supreme Court

Dana Dela Cruz Staff Writer WASHINGTON D.C. — The University of California appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to challenge the Trump administration’s...

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...

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 Ranks 2nd Among Top 500 Science Universities

Allyson Werner Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara has placed second among the top 500 universities in the world according the Centre for Science...