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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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Nexus To Update Website, Change Distribution Model

With the quarter quickly drawing to a close, today’s issue constitutes the last print edition of the quarter as the Nexus enters its usual Dead Week and finals week hiatus. When we return in three w...
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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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A.S. To Look Into Lack of Proper Lighting in I.V.

Due to the abundance of nonfunctioning lights and poorly lit areas on Isla Vista streets, safety concerns have arisen within the campus community and Associated Students senators are now organizing ne...
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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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UC Regents Approve Budget for 2013-2014

During the second day of their three-day meeting at UC San Francisco Mission Bay, the UC Board of Regents deliberated on revenue-generating measures such as increasing nonresident undergraduate enroll...
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Haitian Cholera Epidemic Inspires Heated Documentary

Last night Direct Relief International and the UC Haiti Initiative packed Campbell Hall for a free screening of the documentary Baseball in the Time of Cholera, which takes a critical look at the rece...
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Calif. To Utilize New Online Voter Registration

In an innovative shift in the election process, California citizens may now register to vote online through a new system launched by the California Secretary of State and the Department of Motor Vehic...
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UCSB Alum Aids Development Of Electric-Powered Longboard

UCSB alumnus Sho Takahashi is one of the founders of a new company called Boosted Boards, which is aiming to raise $500,000 through a Kickstarter campaign in order to manufacture lightweight electric-...
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Downtown I.V. Welcomes its Newest Additions

A slew of new businesses have recently opened their doors this Fall in downtown Isla Vista, including Crushcakes & Café, Pizza My Heart, Chase Bank, Habit Burger Grill and Angry Wings. Located wi...
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United Nations Special Rapporteur and UCSB Global Studies Professor Richard Falk Weighs in on Gun Control, Shootings

In the wake of the Colorado movie theater tragedy, the Wisconsin Sikh temple hate crime and other incidents, violent mass shootings became an alarmingly frequent occurrence this past summer, prompting...
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Late Night Stabbing Results in Multiple Injuries

UCPD officers and Santa Barbara County Sherriff’s Department deputies responded to a reported stabbing incident last Saturday at 2:17 a.m. at a residence on the 6700 block of Trigo Road. The alterca...
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Marijuana Legalization Simulation Stirs the Pot During Weed Debate

Last week, the Santa Barbara Foundation and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History assembled a panel of four experts to hold a town hall-style discussion on possible outcomes of hypothetically le...
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Student Demonstrations Target UC Regents’ Potential Fee Hike

Yesterday’s UC Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento was interrupted by student protesters as the board prepared to discuss a potential tuition increase. Students dressed in mock prison jumpsuits c...
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UCSB’s Most Useful Majors

In continuation of yesterday’s installment of UCSB’s Most and Least Useful Majors, as compiled by Newsweek using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, today the Nexus provides the Six Most Useful ...
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