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Monday, September 21st 2020

University Silent Regarding Multiple Sexual Assault Cases on Fraternity Property

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter Since mid-October, students at UCSB have been notified of at least three different instances of sexual assault on fraternity property via...

UCSB Students Work to Open New Chapter of National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Madison Kirkpatrick Campus Beat Reporter A group of students at UCSB is working on creating a new chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)....

UC Regents Votes to Raise Nonresident Tuition

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter On Thursday, May 16, the UC Board of Regents voted to raise nonresident student tuition by 2.6 percent ($762) annually during...

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...

Engaging Humanities Program Launches, Aiming to Increase Student Success in the Humanities

Annie Huang Staff Writer With majors in humanities on a nationwide decline, the Engaging Humanities program aims to inform incoming UCSB freshman and transfer students about...

Lean on Me: New Hotline Gives Struggling Students Someone to Talk to

Annie Huang Staff Writer Last Monday, April 29, UCSB opened its own chapter of Lean On Me, a national nonprofit organization that provides anonymous student-to-student text-based...

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...

The Masculinities Project Mobilizes to Promote Healthy Masculinity

Kyle Dent Last Thursday at noon, the Masculinities Project, an organization that seeks to educate people on and bring awareness to interpersonal violence, led a...

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,...

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...