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Reel Loud Film Festival 2011:Come One, Come All to the ‘Greatest Show on Earth!’

  From the kicky, folk-inspired music for “Bicycle Day” to the surreal sepia tones of “Pass the Parcel” to the sentimentality of “California!,” UCSB’s 20th annual Reel Loud was a ...
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The Legacy of Thomas M. Storke

If you have ever lived in or simply visited Santa Barbara, there is a good chance you have drivendown Storke Road, picked up a copy of a local newspaper and stood beside — or squinted at the distant...
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Nobel Laureate Discusses Conflicts

“War and violence are constantly in our eyes and ears,” acclaimed economist and Harvard professor Amartya Sen told a full house in Campbell Hall last evening.
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Nexus Deems Future Editor “Trainwreck”

The Daily Nexus editorial staff selected Katherine “KittyKat” Friedman — Zumba enthusiast, onesie-wearer and self-proclaimed “gremlin” — as the next editor in chief in last Thursday’s co...
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What’s A.S. Spending Your Money On?

Associated Students is looking to invest over $300,000 of student money in Isla Vista expansion with a community center and a restaurant. Of 10 people randomly interviewed on campus, nine knew nothing...
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The Bucket List

We are midway through the eighth week of Winter Quarter, which means two things: One: Spring is in the air and the sun will soon be out in true Santa Barbara fashion, and … Two: Many of you are near...
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The Balancing Act: Working Mothers at UCSB

Laurel Wilder is the assistant director of Institutional Research & Planning at UCSB. She works an eight-hour day and exercises during her lunch hour.
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The Biggest College Party in California

Four days and over $500,000 later, volunteer clean-up crews will sweep the streets of debris left by up to 30,000 costumed revelers.
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The Biggest College Party In California: A History of Isla Vista’s Halloween pt. 2

Although it began as a water balloon and mud fight between dorms in the early 60’s, Halloween in Isla Vista has entirely warped the traditional notion of “trick or treat.”
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“The Biggest College Party in California”: A History of Isla Vista’s Halloween

For decades, students have donned costumes and flocked the streets among thousands of out-of-town visitors to wander from party to party and witness the flood of pedestrians, police and paramedics on ...
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Shark Attack Claims Life of UCSB Student

Lucas Ransom, a 19-year-old UCSB student, was attacked and killed by a shark Friday morning while boogie boarding at Surf Beach by the Vandenberg Airforce Base.
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UCSB Student Killed in Shark Attack (Update)

Lucas Ransom, a 19-year-old UCSB student, was attacked and killed by a shark this morning while boogie boarding at Surf Beach, police reports say.
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Police Blotter

Saturday, October 9, 11:59 p.m. — Three cops were departing from a fire scene on the 6700 block of Del Playa when an odd spectacle drew their attention.
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Nexus Halloween Polls

Check out the Nexus on the week of the 25th for a series on the history of Halloween in IV and Halloween 2010.
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Yes Men to Visit UCSB

Daily Nexus Writer and Managing Editor Lexi Pandell interviews political satire group "Yes Men" on their recent activities and future plans.
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