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In Photos | Cal Poly and UCSB Face off at Beer Die Tournament

The tournament, hosted by beer sports organization Dyeislyfe, drew a packed crowd. 
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UCSB Receives Platinum-Level Honor for Bike Friendliness

This is the first year that UCSB has been designated as a Platinum-level bike friendly university. 
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“Our struggles as students are intertwined with the struggles of workers”: A.S. Senate Endorses Upcoming AFSCME Strike

The Senate’s resolution also asks Chancellor Henry T. Yang to write a letter to several UC institutions to express support for AFSCME 3299 contract demands.
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Argument in the Office: Can George Bush and Ellen Really Be Friends?

Tali Braun and Jordan Curiel weigh in on the odd couple that took social media by storm.
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Stop the Spraying of Herbicides on Our Campus

Sheina Crystal discusses the history of herbicide use on UC campuses and why we need to step in to stop this harmful practice.
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How and Why Greek Life Socials Enable Sexual Violence

Abbigale Berry discusses how the social structure of sororities and fraternities contributes to instances of sexual violence.
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UCSB Men’s Basketball Drops First Road Game Against UCLA

UCSB’s inability to build a significant cushion in the first half doomed them in the second half.
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The Elusive Elite: Gauchos Fail to Stake Claim in Biggest Game of Season

UCSB will hit the road for back-to-back matches against both Long Beach State and CSUN this weekend. 
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Gauchos Fall To CSUN Matadors In Big West Semifinal

The future is bright for the team however as there are many freshmen this year who will grow into their roles next year as they look to make an impact.
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In Review: “Living With Yourself”

Paul Rudd has built a very successful career based off of comedy films, which is why seeing him star in a rather dark drama is quite unexpected from the beloved actor.
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Extremophiles Bring Excitement to Campus at Noon Storke Show

Those who were lucky enough to catch the hour-long ensemble were graced with good vibes from the Isla Vista/Temecula masterpiece.
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“Zombieland: Double Tap”: Someone Should Have Double Tapped This Franchise

Because of the first movie’s charm and its satire on the zombie genre, one would think that its sequel would at least share some of those qualities, if not all.
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Fungus Among Us: Researchers Map Lineages of Chytrid Fungus Affecting Sierra Nevada Frogs

Not unlike the plot of a B-list horror movie, a fatal disease in frogs, chytridiomycosis, has spread all across the world on a pandemic scale in mere decades.
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UCSB Professor To Study Public Perception of NSF Synthetic Cells Projects

With ambitious goals to build synthetic neurons and lipid-free cells, many questions can emerge, including the societal significance of synthetic cells as well as the potential benefits, risks and pos...
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Convergent Evolution in Deep-Sea Fish

Last week, the Oakley lab invited Matt Davis from St. Cloud State University to speak about his research on the evolution of ray-finned fishes in the deep sea.
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Report: Roommate Used Goddamn Brita Filter Without Refilling It

  Reports are streaming in that second-year student Ava Turst reportedly used her roommate’s “goddamn” Brita filter without filling it back up afterwards. This allegation falls in the wake ...
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Mom disappointed after parents’ weekend, “thought this was a party school”

  Having spent the previous weekend at Chico State doing keg stands and shotgunning beers with her son, “cool mom” Karen Smith, proud parent of a freshman at UC Santa Barbara, was thrilled at...
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BREAKING: Philosophy Major Has Thought

This is it, the moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived: A philosophy major thought of something. Considering most people only need to take Philosophy 1 to get enough introspection and bleak s...
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In Photos | Cal Poly and UCSB Face off at Beer Die Tournament

The tournament, hosted by beer sports organization Dyeislyfe, drew a packed crowd. 
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In Photos | “Protect survivors, not frats”: Students Hold Demonstration Following Fraternity Sexual Assault Allegations

Organizers presented attendees with a Google Form, prompting them to answer the question, “What demands would you like to see be enacted on campus and in Isla Vista?”
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In Photos | An Isla Vista Halloween

As another Halloween season ends, we take a look back at the celebrations that took place on Del Playa Drive this year. All photographs taken by Nexus photographer Sicheng Wang.
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A Brew-tiful Time at Dune Coffee Roasters

You’ll love it a latte!
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Rockfire’s Wing Wednesday Brings Heat to Isla Vista

Let me just tell you that Nashville Hawt is no joke.
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Falling for Finch & Fork’s New Fall Menu

With great food and a fun time, you can’t go wrong with forking at the Finch!
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