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All About Beer Pong

New to the game? Here's a handy how-to on the ins and outs of SB's favorite pastime.
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Guide to Local Beaches

One of the biggest perks of living and going to school in Santa Barbara is the nearby selection of beaches for surfing, tanning and hanging out between classes and on the weekends. Here's a somewhat ...
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For the Love of the Game

With a picturesque campus on the beach, wild parties raging through Isla Vista every night and hoards of smoking hot chicks gallivanting around in miniskirts, UC Santa Barbara sports have historically...
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What To Do If You…

Need to speak to an academic advisor? Need help writing an essay? Need to see a doctor? The Daily Nexus provides you with the "How to."
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Dictionary of Dorm Life

So you're officially a collegiate scholar at one of the country's finest institutions, huh? Think again! You're not a true Gaucho until you've lived the dorm life. Now hold onto your morals and values...
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It’s Like Riding a Bike

You've heard the rumors that the Gauchos get around. On bikes, that is. In an attempt to prevent you from being schooled on the bike path like the newbs that you are, here are a few navigational tips:
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Meet the Alumni…

Brian Shaw ’91 – Business Economics NBA Player, Lakers Asst. Coach Where you lived freshman year: Transfer student in San Miguel Hall Favorite UCSB memory: Beating NC State on home floor &...
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UC Campuses Cope With Cuts

As the reality of the $813 million system-wide budget deficit sets in, every University of California campus is facing the difficult question of just how to spread the financial pain.
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“Drinkability” We Can Believe In

All this talk about whether Sgt. James Crowley is racist or whether he "acted stupidly" in incarcerating Harvard professor Henry Gates is distracting from an issue that really matters: beer preference...
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Summer Updates

Baseball: Long time pitching Coach Tom Myers was named the UCSB Associate Head Baseball Coach last week. His chief duties will include guidance of fundraising and alumni development.
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Debate on Health Care Reform Legislation

Government-run health care is the most cold-hearted, iron-fisted and authoritarian form of health service in existence, and the depth of deception intended to hide that fact is on display throughout t...
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Budget Slows SB Construction

Steadily working through the summer, UCSB's Campus Design and Facilities Dept. has overseen the near completion of all its ongoing construction projects, but will postpone all new major projects pendi...
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County Uses Stimulus Money for Infrastructure

Santa Barbara County began $2.6 million in infrastructure upgrades last week with funding from federal economic stimulus money.
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GOP Needs Creative Rebranding to Survive

Democratic politician Adlai Stevenson once characterized the GOP as a group that "has to be dragged kicking and screaming into the 20th century."
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Regents Approve Furloughs at Meeting

The UC Board of Regents approved a fiscal emergency plan calling for furloughs at their recent meeting.
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