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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Smoke Shops Deemed Essential Businesses in Isla Vista

Andrew HernandezInvestigative Beat Reporter Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, smoke shops in Isla Vista were some of the few...

Zeta Sigma Nu is UCSB’s First QTPOC Sorority

Madison KirkpatrickCampus Beat Reporter UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) is home to many social sororities and fraternities part of the...

UCSB Housing Department Sees 93 Percent Drop in On-Campus Housing

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter Since the start of the stay-at-home order that has rocked Isla Vista and the state of California, to a greater extent,...

Local Isla Vista Businesses Open During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter  It’s lunch hour, and on a typical day on Pardall Road, the street would be bustling with business, but recently...

Resident Assistants Face Repercussions of COVID-19

Madison Kirkpatrick Campus Beat Reporter On March 14, Chancellor Henry Yang sent out an email informing the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) community that UCSB would fully...

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Confirms One Positive Case of COVID-19

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On the afternoon of March 15, the Santa Barbara county Public Health Department (PHD) confirmed one case of COVID-19, or coronavirus...

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...

UCSB Graduate Students Strike for COLA in Front of Storke Tower

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor On Thursday, Feb. 27, more than 1,000 graduate students, undergraduates, and faculty members at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) rallied in front...

The Fight for COLA: From UCSC to UCSB

Kyle Dent Assistant News Editor Since September 2019, UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) graduate students have been fighting for a Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) in order to be...

UCSB Faculty March With Graduate Students in Support of COLA

Andrew Hernandez Investigative Beat Reporter Faculty, staff, and students of UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) marched from Storke Tower Thursday afternoon, marking the first official day of...