Articles written by: Katherine Friedman


UCSB Student Arrested in Freebirds Stabbing

Third-year UCSB student Peter Cho was charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and destroying or concealing evidence following a fight outside of Freebirds early this past Sunday. UC Police Department officers and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called to the 800 block of Embarcadero Del […]

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UC Regents Approve Budget for 2013-2014

During the second day of their three-day meeting at UC San Francisco Mission Bay, the UC Board of Regents deliberated on revenue-generating measures such as increasing nonresident undergraduate enrollment and approved their budget for the 2013-14 academic year. Gov. Jerry Brown spoke during the morning proceedings, assessing the current fiscal […]


Welcome to the Happiest Place on Earth

Parents: Remain calm. Your sons and daughters are likely far more competent than you give them credit for; after all, they were accepted to UCSB in its most competitive application cycle yet. I’m not going to sugarcoat it — Isla Vista can be as hellish as it is heavenly. As […]


Letter From the Editor

At Daily Nexus writers’ training, all potential Nexites are given a bible of codes and instructions, known as Nexustentialism, which they are instructed to consult in the event of journalistic crisis or controversy. The first paragraph under the packet’s “Ethics” section, an excerpt from the American Society of Newspaper Editors […]

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Cal Community Condemns Violence During Shooting

As ‘Occupy’ protesters from across the Bay area gathered at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza on Tuesday to join a university-wide strike against police violence and privatization, a UC police officer shot and killed an armed undergraduate student in an apparently unrelated incident. An estimated 4,000 demonstrators including representatives from Occupy […]