Bribery Scandal Comes To a Close as Executives Are Sworn In

Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

The Associated Students executive board for fall 2016 was sworn into office on Monday, culminating four months of speculation concerning bribery allegations against the Interfraternity Council (IFC).
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Foot Patrol Postpones Noise Ordinance Change After Community Pushback

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The Isla Vista Foot Patrol will suspend action to implement earlier quiet hours on weekends after receiving swift disapproval at a community town hall Tuesday.
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Three Final Candidates Join Race for Office in Isla Vista


Three additional Isla Vista residents declared candidacy this week in the race to elect the inaugural members of the I.V. Community Service District (CSD) board of directors.
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The Letter I Wish I Had Read as a Freshman

Art by Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Emile Nelson shares his best advice for the incoming freshman class as he welcomes them to UCSB.
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A Million Short Romances

Check out Opinions to read Lessons in Love from Isla Vista. Art by Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Anjalie Tandon notes the beauty of embracing the everyday romance.
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EVPLA’s Thoughts on Proposed Noise Ordinance Changes

Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Ashcon Minoiefar shares the EVPLA Office's opinion on a recent proposition to change I.V.'s Noise Ordinance.
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Welcome to Soccer Heaven

Ismaila Jome passes the ball in towards the box. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

"Soccer Heaven" has returned to Harder Stadium! Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming season for the UCSB men's soccer team.
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UCSB Set to Face St. Mary’s in Home Opener

Chace Schornstein passes the ball away from two defenders. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Coming off a road victory, the Gauchos are feeling good and will face St. Mary's in their home opener this Friday.
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Ball’s Hat Trick Lifts Gauchos to Perfect Start

Against Sacramento State, forward Hannah Dearborn pushes the ball past her opponents.

Junior Forward Amanda Ball scored three goals in the Gauchos season opener against Fresno State to help carry the team to a 3-2 victory in double OT.
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A New Future Unveiled at Virtual Reality Cons

VRLA attendees immerse themselves in a world of color and sound at the world’s first VR rave. The performance used SubPac technology, among other new VR systems, to feel music and beats physically. Phi Do / Daily Nexus

“Most of you are here because you believe VR is the future,” declared co-founder Cosmo Scharf to a crowd of 6,000 techies early this August at the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Summer Expo 20...
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Frank Ocean, ‘Blonde’ and the Visual Album


Using the phrase “long-awaited” would be trite in welcoming the release of Frank Ocean’s third album. The reclusive writer, singer and producer has been clamored after since last summer when fan...
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Suicide Squad: A Small Dose of Fun To Relieve the Blah


"Suicide Squad" is the third film of the thoroughly meh (at best) DC Extended Universe, focusing on the titular misfit anti-heroes, but at least the soundtrack's pretty sweet.
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50 Years of Education, Innovation and Technology

Sciences gives you a look into the Engineering Department's 50th Anniversary.  Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

An interdisciplinary culture of innovation committed to developing new technology in ways that benefit the world, the UCSB College of Engineering has proven itself as one of the most successful public...
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What Came First: The Venus Table or the Feathered Serpent?

The image above displays the preface of the Venus Table, the leftmost column, along with the first three pages of the table found in The Dresden Codex. Following the preface, the Mayans would add the pictures of gods they would honor. Courtesy of University of California, Santa Barbara

Gerardo Aldana, a professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies and Anthropology Departments at UCSB, presents a new interpretation of the Venus Table, which tracks the observable phases of the planet,...
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Socratic Application Allows Students To Post Homework Questions, Get Answers


Socratic, a website dedicated to being an "open resource" to help students learn, launched and application this year which turns one's smartphone into a digital tutor, prompting users to take a photo ...
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5 Tips for Freshmen Still Suffering from Post-High-School Stress Disorder

Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Need some tips on how to make your first year not suck? Don’t worry, we gaucho back.
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Quiz: Which STD Are You?


The original game of "Gotta catch 'em all!"
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5 Student Resource Services You’ve Been Neglecting, You Complete Fool

Students of the LEED Lab course spent the school year learning the process of certifying the Student Resource Building (SRB), shown above.

The Student Resource Building (SRB) is a magical wonderland filled with dreams and opportunities. We all know about CLAS, EOP and the Disabled Students Program, but did you know about these?
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In Photos: Year in Review 2015-2016

Despite the lack of attendance at this year's Deltopia, students still enjoyed the first weekend of spring quarter. Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Recapping the 2015-2016 school year through pictures from Daily Nexus photographers.
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In Photos: Extravaganza 2016

The crowd vibes to performers at Extravaganza. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

Thousands of students packed Harder Stadium at UCSB on Sunday for Extravaganza, UCSB's annual spring concert.
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In Photos: Lite the Nite Illuminates Isla Vista

Francisco Barrera / Daily Nexus

More than 200 students and Isla Vistans filled People's Park in Isla Vista Saturday night, playing carnival games, winning prizes and listening to the electronic thumps of multiple DJs.
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Eyes Wide Open: A Guide to Isla Vista Coffee

On the Menu gives you a compilation of the pros and cons of each coffee shop in Isla Vista. Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus

"...as most of you know, not all coffee is the same, and certainly not all coffee shops are equal"
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The Cider Series: Capped and Carbonated


The end is in sight as the final touches in bottling, flavoring and carbonation are added to the first Proulx Brew.
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The Cider Series: The Second Coming

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This installment of homebrewing adventures brings firsthand taste tests, secondary fermentation and a third jug of brew.
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