Two UCSB Students Arrested for Home Invasion Robbery


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery that occurred Jan. 29, 2016 on Madrid Rd. and Camino Pescadero in Isla Vista.
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Santa Barbara County Second To Adopt H.E.A.L.

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Santa Barbara County has officially adopted the Healthy Eating Active Living (H.E.A.L.) resolution to promote healthy living for residents, becoming the second county in California to do so.
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DanceSafe Founder Educates Students on MDMA

DanceSafe founder Emanuel Sferios suggests a regulated system through which adults
could obtain pure, legal MDMA, thus reducing the criminal market and access to minors. Will Tran / Daily Nexus

DanceSafe founder Emanuel Sferios gave a presentation on MDMA effects and safety on Wednesday in an event hosted by Students for Sensible Drug Policies UCSB Chapter (SSDP), Life of the Party (LOTP) an...
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The Problem With Selective Politics


A couple days ago, it was reported that Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire and former mayor of New York City, is considering an independent bid for president. While many candidates have tried (and fai...
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Your Merchandise Doesn’t Cure Cancer (Nor Will It)


In 2016, an estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases will develop in America, killing 595,690 men, women and children. That’s 1,632 deaths a day — surpassing the death toll of Syria’s civil war ...
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Identity Crisis: The Confusions of Being an Iranian-American Woman

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Leilani Riahi addresses her different identities as an Iranian-American woman.
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Jake and Joe: Dynamic Decade-Long Duo

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Jonah Seif and Jacob Delson, two of the Gauchos' top players, have a bond that goes beyond both their time at UCSB and the game of volleyball itself.
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UCSB Set to Open Season at Arizona Hillenbrand Invitational

The UCSB women's softball team looks to start the season off on a high note at the Arizona Hillenbrand Invitational.
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Gauchos Look to Bounce Back After Slow Start to Season

Lou Adler hits a forehand. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

UCSB women's tennis team will hope to get its first win of the season at home this week.
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‘50s Sock-Hop Prom featuring Shannon and the Clams To Take Over Rob Gym

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  This Valentine’s Day, take part in something a little weird as KCSB, the UCSB Queer Art’s Collective and La Familia de Colores bring prom to Robertson Gym, featuring Shannon and the Clams, ...
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The Edge of Glory: Ronan and Larson awarded at SBIFF

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Saoirse Ronan and Brie Larson were given the prestigious Outstanding Performer of the Year award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Monday, Feb. 9. Ronan arrived at the Arlington Thea...
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SBIFF Awards Johnny Depp with Modern Master Award

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The rumours allegedly began earlier in the day but, by 8:20 p.m. on Thursday evening, people were beginning to worry that Johnny Depp might not show up to collect his Maltin Modern Master award from t...
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Laying Down the Roots of S.T.E.M. Education


“Science is more than a school subject, or the periodic table or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore and engage with the world, and then...
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Science Through the Lens of an Artist

Artists:  Dong Woog Lee and Nicholas Cadirov 
Title:  Lipid Domains 2: Invasion of the lipid domains -- Popular Vote Winner
Description:  Lipid domains in model myelin lipid bilayers obtained with fluorescence microscope. The image was post modified by ImageJ software (pseudo color, find edge). We found that the change in lipid domains may eventually lead to disintegration of myelin structure, which is the onset of Multiple Sclerosis

  At first glance, the whirling, shimmering zigzags of color seem like a modern tech-art combination — so distant from their roots in the detailed scientific processes that inspired them. These...
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Clam-tastic Solar Power Technology

Giant clams reflect white by color mixing analogous to RGB-pixelation in televisions, cell phones and other electro-optical displays. As one component of this mechanism, bright blue reflects from nano-scale structures in cells of a giant clam's epithelium.

Giant clams contain light-reflecting cells, called iridescent cells, on their exposed epithelium that allow the giant clam to reflect incoming sunlight into vivid shades of gold, blue and green. The g...
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More Drink, Less Think: Drinking Games for Midterm Season

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Stay under the influence and above the curve.
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An Ode to Sands

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It’s not yet sunrise but my coffee is brewing, stoked for what’s coming, can’t wait to start cruising. “Goin’ to class?” my awakened roommate asks. “Hell no,” says I, “El Niño is he...
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11 Isla Vista Keys to Success

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DJ Khaled's keys to Isla Vista success. Bless up.
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Campus Comments: New Year’s Resolutions

Azeem X Underbelly | Batcave Sessions Season Premiere

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Azeem and Underbelly are back in the cave for the Season Premiere of Batcave Sessions at the Daily Nexus.
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Campus Comments: The Problems with Biking

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Another episode in which students are asked what frustrates them most about their fellow peer bikers.
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Sweet Smarts About Sweethearts

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"For 150 years, what was first a novelty of tiny, motto-printed colored hearts has become a sentimental tradition with their image recognized by almost anyone."
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Romantic Getaway to Cold Spring Tavern

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"With a fresh red rose and flickering candle at the table, Valentine’s Day offers couples the fairy tale ending they have always dreamt of."
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Foods To Love This Valentine’s Day


Give your belly some love this V-day and try these delicious dishes
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