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Art by Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus

Your Time at UCSB: A Letter From an Alumnus

Motherboard Editor in Chief and UCSB Alumnus Derek Mead shares advice on how to maximize your time at UCSB.
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Doctor Derek Writes His Final Words

It's three in the morning, I'm blaquephaded off moonshine and I'm posted up in the middle of the Costa Rican rainforest. In times like this, I start to wonder how I'm going to survive the night withou...
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Break the Cycle, Not the Seal

It's a cycle as ingrained into us as peeing when we wake up. On a typical weekend afternoon, say Friday or Tuesday, you start to wonder what you're drinking that night. If you're underage, you start c...
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He Said, ‘Sheed Said

Matt Connolly Looking at overall quality of work, Shaq threw it down harder than anyone in the NBA in terms of actual success. His work on the mic even crossed over to the big screen in “Kazaam&...
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New Laws Can’t Stop This Party

As a wild-eyed freshman, I was blown away by my first experiences partying in Isla Vista. I’m sure that I wasn’t the only one, especially when considering the amount of barf that appeared ...
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He Said, He Said, He Said, He Said

Let's get this out of the way first, because I hate the NBA East: The Cavaliers are going to the finals. LeBron is obviously unbelievable, and with his supporting cast, Cleveland makes the rest of the...
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Floatopia Craze Threatens I.V.’s Party Culture

Wandering through the crowds at the last Floatopia, bro-bumping everyone in sight and pounding cut-rate malt liquor with a mob of friends, I was having an unfathomably good time. Suddenly coming into ...
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Derekpolitik

Let’s face it folks, the economy has been suffering for months, and all indications of the future portend much of the same. The Big Three automakers are dying at a continually hastened pace, the...
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SB Whips Wildcats

The UCSB women's club volleyball team won the NIRSA Division 1 National Championship with a 25-23, 25-21 drubbing of the University of Arizona Saturday night in Kansas City, Missouri. According to sen...
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Women’s Club Volleyball

The women's club volleyball team beat Arizona to win the NCCS National Championship. Catch the recap tomorrow.
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Men’s Tennis

Men's tennis manhandled Loyola Marymount 6-1 in its final game before conference playoffs. Catch the recap tomorrow.
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Unearth Your Inner Futsukayoi

Early in the morning in Kobe, Japan, I witnessed my friend puke in an alley behind our hotel while our host yelled "Futsukayoi!" over and over. Multiple mornings over this past, particularly heinous w...
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Spring Is for Fans, the Final Four Was Not

Call it a hangover from the NCAA National Championship (as well as the weekend no doubt), but I'm feeling underwhelmed with the sporting world at the moment.
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Matadors Torch Santa Barbara

It was a hell of a run, but it couldn't make it all the way. On March 13, the UCSB men's basketball team fell to Big West Champion Cal State Northridge 67-60 in the semifinal match of the conference ...
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Gauchos Bury Long Beach

Saturday night the Gauchos (8-8 Big West, 15-14 overall) toppled Long Beach State (10-6, 15-14) 76-75, overcoming a six-point deficit in the final four minutes.
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