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Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Paradise

A message to incoming students from Nexus Editor in Chief Marissa Wenzke.
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UCSB: A Party School?

Amidst controversial holidays like Deltopia or Isla Vista’s infamous Halloween celebrations, which has attracted thousands of college-aged party-goers for decades, UCSB has been ranked the Number Tw...
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The Nexus Says Goodbye to Treasured Alum

The Daily Nexus lost one of its own when Jeffrey McManus, leader of Daily Nexus Alumni Group and CEO of the online technology startup Codelesson, passed away earlier this month. He is survived by his ...
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Regents Meeting Focuses on Ending ‘Super Senior’ Trend

The UC Board of Regents discussed graduation rates, student-faculty ratios and other university-wide issues at yesterday’s board meeting, while UC workers of the labor union AFSCME 3299 protested ou...
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City Council Meeting Revisits Gang Injuction

For the first time since its initial proposal in 2011, the outline for a Santa Barbara gang injunction was listed on the agenda of a Santa Barbara City Council meeting yesterday evening, allowing comm...
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Abboud Named A.S. President for 2013-14 as OPP Sweeps Elections

COSWB, The Bottom Line Secure New Lock-in Funding;  All Existing A.S. Fees Reaffirmed [[UPDATED]] Emotions were high Thursday night as Associated Students election and fee results were announced in...
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Gruesome Demonstration Protests UC Regents’ “Silencing” of Students

After the UC Board of Regents failed to respond to A.S. President Sophia Armen’s letter requesting a UC Regents meeting at UCSB, the student executive and a small group of other concerned students o...
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An Exclusive Daily Nexus Interview With the Stars of This Is the End

Yesterday, hundreds of UCSB students crowded Storke Plaza to meet actors Seth Rogen, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson as the comedic trio promoted their newest film This Is the End. The film follows ...
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SB Officials Currently Debating Beach Shutdown

Open beaches would break precedent of party-preventative closures instituted in 2009. As of yesterday, Santa Barbara County administration has not yet reached a decision on whether beach closures that...
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Facebook Pages Cause Free Speech Controversy

A.S. Senate Bill Ignites Debate on Censorship Over ‘UCSB Confessions’ and ‘UCSB Hookups’   The national student rights organization FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education...
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Brown Begins Push for Efficient UC Spending as Regents Navigate Through Financial Turmoil

Despite the passage of Proposition 30 — which protected the UC from a $375 million funding cut — fiscal struggles have yet to disappear from the University’s agenda. While the most recent Board ...
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President Yudof Steps Down

In the midst of the University of California’s struggle to overcome a host of budgetary challenges, University President Mark Yudof announced on Friday that he would step down and open the way for ...
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UC Board of Regents Debate Financial Strengths, Weaknesses Encompassing Online Education

During yesterday’s UC Board of Regents meeting at UCSF Mission Bay, University officials and legislators met to discuss issues of faculty diver- sity and online education, with most Regents supporti...
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Stein Discusses This Week’s Regents Meeting

This week, the UC Board of Regents will meet at UCSF Mission Bay to discuss a multitude of issues facing the University — the fate of UC online education courses, the potential for future tuition hi...
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UCSB Remembers Deceased Recent Graduate Melissa Portillo

Early last Thursday, recent UCSB graduate Melissa Portillo passed away at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital due to head injuries resulting from a fall off a balcony at a residence on the 6500 block of Co...
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