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County Allocates Funds for Additional Homeless Shelters

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors allocated $128,000 in contingency funds last week for additional shelter services for the approximately 1,400 homeless individuals seeking refuge from El ...
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More Than 1,000 March for Free Tuition, Living Wage

Nearly 1,500 students marched through UC Santa Barbara’s campus on Thursday, joining more than 100 campuses nationwide in the Million Student March, a movement demanding free tuition, the eliminatio...
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UC Merced Update: Sheriff Confirms Perpetrator’s Motives

The Merced County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday that Faisal Mohammad stabbed four victims on UC Merced’s campus Wednesday morning after being kicked out of a study group. Mohammad, an 18-yea...
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Nexus Update: I.V. Writes to Keep Plastino

Isla Vista stakeholders drafted a letter to Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown requesting Plastino’s term as the IVFP lieutenant be extended. Long-term residents, students and university and co...
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CA Senate Confirms Three New UC Regents

The California Senate recently confirmed three regents nominated by Governor Jerry Brown to the University Of California Board Of Regents. Regents Eloy Ortiz Oakley and John Pérez began serving on th...
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New CRD McKarrell Talks I.V., Community

The Nexus sits down with Lt. Plastino, EVPLA Paola Dela Cruz, Debbie Fleming and James McKarrell to discuss the deputy’s role in Isla Vista.
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Make School More App-ealing with these Applications

They may not take the place of your parents, but with these apps you won’t get lost here.
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Isla Vistans Write to Keep Plastino

Isla Vista stakeholders recently drafted a letter to Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown requesting Rob Plastino’s term as the I.V. Foot Patrol lieutenant be extended during what many view as a ...
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Undergrad Avi Oved To Be Student Regent July 1

Abraham “Avi” Oved will assume the role of the 2015-2016 University of California Student Regent on July 1, succeeding Sadia Saifuddin who served the past year as the Student Regent-Designate.
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Organizations Rally to Support Fossil Fuel Divestment

Members of various environmental organizations, including Fossil Free UCSB, gathered outside Cheadle Hall Thursday afternoon to protest for the UC Board of Regents to divest from the fossil fuel indus...
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Open Forum To Discuss Sexual Assault Policy

The “It’s Not On Us, It’s On You” campaign led by survivors of sexual assault Alejandra Melgoza, Lexi Weyrick and Melissa Vasquez will host an open forum discussion between students and univer...
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Final Regents Meeting Addresses Tuition Hikes, Divestment, Food Security

The UC Board of Regents met Thursday at UC San Francisco Mission Bay for their final meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year to discuss planned tuition increases, the current status of the UC Global Fo...
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Movement To Decriminalize Houseless People

David Walter has been a houseless resident in Isla Vista since the mid-1980s and suffers from degenerative rheumatoid arthritis.
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Committee Backs AB 3

The Santa Barbara County Legislative Committee approved Third District Supervisor Doreen Farr’s motion on Monday afternoon to recommend the SB County Board of Supervisors support the current form of...
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I.V. Organizations Meet to Discuss Memorial Events

To continue preparation for the May 23 memorial, representatives from Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU), the I.V. Food Cooperative and Associated Students met Thursday afternoon at the Pardall Center.
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