Archive for September, 2009

Weather

Subway Sandwiches

Have you heard? “Subway is for winners” now. I’m not sure how comfortable I feel with that being said. I really can’t overstate the love-hate relationship I have with Subway.

Sports

Surfer’s Paradise

Welcome back to the pool, kids. I hope you brought your water wings. Here comes another new school year, and another surf column in your crisply folded edition of the Daily Nexus. Oddly enough, as you read this, I’ll be more than 6,000 miles away from the nearest copy of today’s Nexus. Brazil will be my home for the remainder of the quarter, so until January, I will try to paint you a picture in blue, yellow and green.

Sports

Gauchos Lose Heartbreaker

After taking second place in the Aztec Cup in San Diego two weeks ago, the UCSB men’s soccer club welcomed the University of San Francisco for their first home game of the season. Though the team was feeling confident after its strong finish at the cup, it knew better than to take the Dons lightly. However, their preparation was all for naught as USF came away with a 2-1 win.

News

Mayor Hopefuls Host Discussion

The five candidates for mayor of Santa Barbara met at a forum downtown last night in advance of a citywide election Nov. 3.
The potential mayors spoke to a crowd of more than 50 people, discussing problems with the city’s general fund, building height limits and medical marijuana. Candidates Stephen Cushman, Dale Francisco, Isaac Garrett, Bob Hansen and Helene Schneider will vie to replace Mayor Marty Blum in this fall’s election.

Opinion

Take the Back Door to Unexpected Pleasure

Like the Academy Award-winning Three 6 Mafia says, “I love having sex, but I’d rather get some head.” This, to me, encompasses the spirit of sexual interaction. Everyone has their turn-ons and sexual preferences, and these differences make each particular interaction special.