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Nexus Endorsement for Proposition 56: Strongly Endorse

The most controversial portion of this bill is a change in the required majority vote to pass budget-related bills and tax increases. Currently, California is one of three states in the U.S. that requ...
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Nexus Endorsement for Proposition 57: Strongly Oppose

Gov. Schwarzenegger won the gubernatorial race with a campaign focused on cleaning up Sacramento. Apparently Gov. Schwarzenegger believes that piles and piles of money and piles and piles of bills for...
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Nexus Endorsement for Proposition 58: Oppose

Gov. Schwarzenegger's second brainchild continues along in the same cowardly vein as Prop 57. Prop 58 is a California Constitutional Amendment that prevents future governors and legislatures from pass...
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May Wild Dogs Devour You

Sometime before 10 this morning, some foul beast of a man, possibly aided by others, took all available copies of the Daily Nexus from at least 10 of the racks on campus and threw them in trash bins n...
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Twas the Day Before Finals

It would make a great game show. Your school's teaching assistants plan to strike, but you have to guess why. "Is it Eskimo Pies? Are you planning to strike because you want more Eskimo Pies?" Only t...
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Gutenburg’s Curse

Books may be emblematic of student life, but more recently they've also come to represent student poverty. Expensive textbooks, however, are a headache the University and its professors could prevent.
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Nexus Election Endorsements: The Recall

This recall is costing the state of California $70 million that definitely don't need to be spent. Especially not on a sideshow.And there's already talk of a new recall campaign to begin if Schwarzene...
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Nexus Election Endorsements: Governator

Ah, the least of 152 evils. Picking Cruz Bustamante as the best candidate to replace the present governor is like spotting the least soiled corner of a discolored Motel 6 mattress.
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Nexus Election Endorsements: Prop. 53

Proposition 53 is the closest thing to being boring to the point of death that anyone at this office has ever encountered. An interesting scheme, really, if its intent is as malicious as its possibili...
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Nexus Election Endorsements: Prop. 54

Although UC Regent Ward Connerly would like for the ethnically diverse state of California to cease differentiating between black, white, brown and every other shade of skin color, a ban on racial cla...
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Bus-ted

Watergate, Monicagate, Fajitagate. And now a scandal to top them all: Bus Gategate. The label "scandal" possibly casts too poor a light on a simple device, but the gate installed to allow only Santa B...
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Porn Is Not the Enemy

Slithering into Isla Vista in a grimy rut well-worn by the vices of alcohol, drugs, sexual harassment and objectification is that lusty, gonad-shaking demon called porn.
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Don’t Cry for Me, Manzanita

Shiny, spacious and still smelling like new, Manzanita Village is the Carnival cruise liner of UCSB's dorms. San Miguel, conversely, is like a canoe with a broken paddle floating in a sewage treatment...
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Fuzzy Math

From the same people who squandered student money in tech stocks and have continually asked students for more cash in the past three elections comes another Associated Students blunder - the sliding-s...
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