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Council Talks Hate-Crimes, Prison Funds

The University of California Board of Regents met last week to discuss recent incidents of intolerance on campuses and the state's control of prison system health care funding.
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Turds and Tulips

Thunderdome-rocking, opponent-crushing tulips to UCSB’s men’s basketball team for getting the top seed in the Big West. Gooooooooo Gauchos! Cheap, delicious tulips to Chino’s Rock &#...
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Artist Issue 2010

Annual Artist Edition by the Art Dept. at the Daily Nexus. This year’s theme was Alice in Art Wonderland. Cover Characters: Ricardo Martinez – Cheshire Cat Ian Sander – Card Soldier ...
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Armchair QB

Bonafied wild-man Ron Artest now has “defense” sharpied onto his bleach yellow hair in three different languages! Sorry Ronald, you’re not a citizen of the world. You’re just f...
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Online Threats Land Ex-Employee in Jail

Former UCSB employee Neil Baker, who was detained last week in Kennewick, Wash. for threatening to "bomb and injure property," will be arraigned today.
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Regent to Prioritize Education for CA

A UC Regent will assume the post of California's Secretary of Education, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced yesterday.
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Video Event Captures Extraordinary Stunts

Extreme sports junkies who are unimpressed by the Olympic Games can attend tonight's Best of the 34th Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, which features B.A.S.E. jumpers, mountain bikers, ...
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Scientists Publish Papers on Marine Reserves

A special issue of the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences released this week features research papers from multiple UCSB scientists.
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Armchair QB

Am I the only one who still harbors Cold War resentment for the Russian Olympic Team? And anti-Nazi resentment for the Germans? America’s enemies beware: We’ll kick your ass at sports.
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Cops Nab Man on Web Threats

Neil Baker, a former UCSB employee, was arrested in Kennewick, Washington on Monday on the charge of threatening and harassing the university. He is currently being held in Benton County Jail, but loc...
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New Exec Tackles UC Cash Woes

University of California President Mark Yudof recently appointed Nathan Brostrom, UC Berkeley's vice chancellor of administration, to the post of executive vice president of business operations -- the...
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Road Trip Goes Awry

The UCSB women’s tennis team came away with mixed results in a busy weekend, during which the team played three road matches in three days. The Gauchos lost to St. Mary’s College by a scor...
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Armchair QB

So how ’bout them Olympics? Pretty neat, eh*? The one time every four years when networks devote time to women’s sports, and some people even watch them! Huzzah. *Added for Canadianness.
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Discover the Food of the Gods


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Armchair QB

Now that football season’s over, there’s a void in my life. I mean, I’m the Armchair QB, not the Armchair PG. I don’t even have the Pro Bowl to look forward to. Oh fuck, that m...
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