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A Real Cliffhanger

The county's ill-timed survey of the Isla Vista bluffs is leaving many residents stuck between two of the galaxy's most formidable opponents: the eroding force of the Pacific Ocean and local governmen...
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A Dilemma at a Discount

Be careful what you wish for - it just might turn around and bite you in the ass. Two weeks ago, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved a revised version of the Isla Vista parking plan...
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Sunburns and Suntans

Shiny, greased-up suntans to the newly established Pita Pit for providing a yummy late-night alternative to Freebirds. Itchy, scratchy sunburns to the I.V. parking plan proposal for charging us up the...
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Drink and Be Merry – for 10 Bucks

While IVRPD board members have stated that the permit program will eliminate alcohol-spawned problems associated with homeless I.V. residents, the program instead has quashed the joy of spending a spo...
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To the Victors Go the Spoils

Cervin Morris will not pay tuition next year. Neither will his three vice presidents, Andrea Wells, Felicia Cruz and Jared Renfro. It's part of the Associated Students Legal Code. "Each executive offi...
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The Little Deli Mart That Couldn’t

Isla Vista Market, Mac's Market, the Six-Pak Shop, S.O.S. Liquor, International Food Market, Isla Vista Co-op - is one more really going to push I.V. over the edge?
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Nexus Endorsement for 3rd District Supervisor: Nobody

We're not nihilists, yet we're endorsing nothing. When election time rolls around, the position of 3rd District supervisor is a magnet for political divisiveness, childish behavior and caustic campaig...
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Nexus Endorsement for Proposition 55: Endorse

Even in the shadow of a monstrous budget crisis, education should be a priority. Still, Prop 55 asks for a $12.3 billion bond - a hefty sum even in a healthy economy.
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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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