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Our Hallowed Halls Defiled

Welcome to the University of Colors that Scare the Blind. Take Isla Vista Theater, which you may have already observed through disposable tinted glasses left over from the most recent solar eclipse.
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A Final Word from the Former Editor-in-Chief

On Tuesday, I was sitting in a chair at Energy Tattoo as P.J. Ferrante ran his needle over my flesh and I started thinking about my being editor in chief of the Daily Nexus for the last two years. "Oh...
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Firefighters Return to Safe Workplace

County firefighters returned to UCSB's station Friday after a three-week absence. The UCSB Fire Dept. evacuated its firefighters from the Public Safety Building - which also houses the campus police d...
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Dirty Air Ducts Drive Firemen From UCSB

This morning the Santa Barbara County Fire Dept. is withdrawing its firefighters from UCSB because it is concerned for their health. The department is moving the three-firefighter crew to a station on...
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Firestone To Run for 3rd District

On Tuesday, Los Olivos vintner and former Republican Assemblyman Brooks Firestone announced his candidacy for county supervisor of the fractious 3rd District.
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DP Weekend Clash Ends in Injury, Arrest

A brawl in a Del Playa Drive apartment Saturday night left the alleged instigator with a head wound from a miniature baseball bat, in addition to an arrest on charges of unlawful entry and felony batt...
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Police Reports: October 19, 2003

Deputies saw a woman staggering along Del Playa Drive following a group of people. The woman, perhaps deciding that walking was for suckers, sat herself on the bumper of a slow-moving van.
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Aaarrrrrrrrrrrr!

Today is the eighth annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Well, technically, the first seven years consisted almost entirely of four or five grown men telephoning each other, shouting "Aarrr!"
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Davis Recall Efffort Gains Momentum

A Republican-led campaign to recall Democratic Gov. Gray Davis has collected close to half the signatures needed to get the measure on the ballot, the secretary of state announced June 24.
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Sliding Scale Formula Fails to Add Up

Wednesday night, quickly and quietly, Associated Students Legislative Council changed a constitutional amendment on next week's ballot to correct a small and quite consequential error.
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Korea Veteran Earns Medal

On Monday - 50 years, six months and 13 days after he led a dozen men in a night attack on a hill in central Korea - the United States government awarded Lt. Ray Sargent the Silver Star.
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Chancellor Yang Postpones Night, Weekend Parking Fees

Despite plans to the contrary, night and weekend parking will still be free at UCSB for the rest of the school year, but next year what was free will be subject to fees.
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Conservative Calls for U.S. to Listen to Critics

Dinesh D'Souza told a largely conservative crowd of 100 people in Girvetz Theater on Wednesday night to listen to the Islamic world's criticisms of America.
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He Said: The Sound of Music Makes Me Want to…Release a Horde of Apex Predators Upon the World

Some people say that the musical is a magical art form, a representation of the way the world ought to be. The people who say this are either unnaturally thin types who savor the bitter tea of life be...
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Car Flips, Lands Three in ICU

Three UCSB students are in the intensive care unit of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital after an accident on Highway 217 Wednesday afternoon.
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