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SB Police Apprehend Gunman at Downtown Ralph’s

Santa Barbara officers, swat teams and sniper shooters held a standoff in front of a downtown Ralph's earlier this evening after one man began brandishing a gun in public.
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Regents End UCSB Session With Labs, Professor Salary Discussions

Despite a few interruptions from protestors, the University of California Board of Regents completed its three-day meeting at UCSB yesterday, reviewing both professor salaries and Dept. of Energy labo...
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Frimpong’s Girlfriend Testifies in Court, Says He Believes He Was Drugged

At the first session of his hearing yesterday, Eric Frimpong's girlfriend told the court that the UCSB soccer player said he felt drugged the morning before his arrest on charges of alleged rape in Is...
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TGIF Organizers Forget University’s Past Efforts

Last year, UCSB students and administrators alike gave the entire campus an elaborate sob story that portrayed the University of California as an obese, chain-smoking "Captain Planet" Eco-Villain who ...
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Dropping the Bomb

Despite increases in facility security and program redevelopment, the University of California-managed Los Alamos National Laboratory is currently facing several threats to its funding and longevity f...
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The Shins, Wincing the Night Away, Sub Pop Records

Hoping to be known as something other than "That Band From 'Garden State,'" the Shins return to the music scene this year with their latest release, Wincing the Night Away.
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Beck

Hi class! I'm Beck Hansen and I'll be your professor of funk for the duration of the quarter. Now, please, pay no mind to my devil's haircut and turn to the first page of your reader, my latest releas...
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He Said, She Said: Boundaries Are Limitless With Male Manipulators

Hey girl, you feelin' alright? You look like you could use a nice back massage. Here, allow me. You like that? Yeah, hehe, awesome. Um, I mean, so what seems to be the problem?
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Thom Yorke | The Eraser | XL Recordings

Like the rubber on the back of a pencil, Thom Yorke's The Eraser gracefully succeeds in its removal of triteness and triviality from electronic rock, while also infusing the genre with a unique soul a...
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Faculty Botches Tuition

Recently, the UCSB Faculty Legislature made a resolution, which if passed, could ultimately force university students to financially assist nonresident graduate students with their tuition. On May 11,...
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Commission Weighs Options for Tighter UC Regulation in I.V.

Curbing alcohol violations in Isla Vista was a central theme at yesterday's I.V. Commission meeting, as various university administrators, county officials and students discussed extending the univers...
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Council Picks Next Year’s Editor in Chief

Yesterday, for the first time in seven years, the UCSB press council elected a woman as next year's Daily Nexus editor in chief. The council selected third-year political science major and university ...
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On-Campus Review Committee May Expand Authority Into I.V.

A UCSB committee may decide this fall to extend the university's jurisdiction in Isla Vista on matters pertaining to student alcohol and drug citations, leading to campus-directed conduct hearings and...
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Governor Pushes for Infrastructure Bond Amid Protest

While protesters paced outside, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger promoted his $37.3 billion bond measure in UCSB's Davidson Library on Saturday morning, just a day after state legislators approved the propo...
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A.S. Leg Council Debates Members’ Removal for Unexcused Absences

Associated Students Legislative Council made the rare motion to un-excuse a council member's absence yesterday in order to put Off-campus Rep Sarah Burstein up for removal at next week's Leg meeting.
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