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Don’t Stamp on Us

Free speech isn't free. In our case, each additional copy costs $1. The Nexus has never taken censorship sitting down and never will. Someone fucked up big time.
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A.S. Election Endorsements: A.S. President

And then there were... none. The Nexus editorial board did not reach a consensus on its endorsement for A.S. president. Though Bill Shiebler brings his valuable experience as A.S. Finance Board chair ...
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A.S. Election Endorsements: Internal Vice President

Adam Graff once wrote an opinion column claiming the "honeymoon" between him and the Nexus was over. Oh Adam, we never stopped loving you. You're even cuter when you're mad. Passionate, articulate and...
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A.S. Election Endorsements: External Vice President, Local Affairs

From living in a Del Playa Drive apartment condemned for eviction to serving as a voting director on the Isla Vista Park and Recreation District, Kelly Burns is intimately involved in local affairs.
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A.S. Election Endorsements: External Vice President, Statewide Affairs

Last year, Felicia Cruz told us she would take the train up to Sacramento, Calif. to save on A.S. travel expenses while representing UCSB students in statewide affairs. True to her word - and the Nexu...
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A.S. Fee Initiatives

In theory, the A.S. Student Lobby initiative is a great idea. You know, giving students a voice and all that jazz. In reality, however, the group does not have enough power to make a significant diffe...
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A.S. Reaffirmations

–The hardships that come with the decision to raise a child should never deter one from pursuing higher education. With the costs of child care on the rise, every cent helps in ensuring those wi...
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Campuswide Initiatives

Though Community Affairs Board (CAB) has the best intentions at heart, it is adequately serving its present purpose with the money it already has. At the very least, an additional 85 cents per student...
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Riding Firestone’s Waves

In a welcome reversal, Brooks Firestone and the rest of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors decided earlier this month to keep trying to purchase the vacant land on Del Playa's 6700 block, d...
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All’s Not Fair in War and Education

According to a resolution recently presented to the Academic Senate, 17 UCSB professors want to ban military recruiters from campus and review the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. Their ...
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Taming the Culturally Conscious

For years, university administrators and faculty have debated the implications of changes to our general education requirements, with questions of culture, ethnicity and sexuality - but mostly of poli...
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A Decision Without Discourse

Some local residents are feeling slapped in the face by the county's decision to drop plans for the purchase of undeveloped land on the 6700 block of Del Playa Drive - as well they should.
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Cause for Concern

Convicted sex offender Victor Sciortino's placement in UCSB's Family Student Housing has drawn more than a few raised eyebrows from those around him. Living in a complex full of children, several pare...
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Failed to Impress

In its campaign propaganda, Associated Students urged voters to "make an informed decision." However, bombarding students with "Vote Yes" fliers, signs and advertisements made obtaining actual informa...
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A.S. Election Endorsment: The Nexus Strongly Opposes the A.S. Initiative

Associated Students is learning the value of a hard-earned dollar early this year - but it still has a long way to go. This year's A.S. has been doing a lot of things right: impressive leadership skil...
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