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Students Combine Cultures in Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving has been a tradition in the Americas since 1621 when Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared a meal to celebrate the autumn harvest. Today, Thanksgiving traditions vary family to ...
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The Principles Against Intolerance: Attempts to Redefine Anti-Semitism and the Potential Threat to Free Speech

In order to protect Jewish students, the UC community has been pushing for a system-wide definition of anti-Semitism The Free Speech Movement began on the steps of UC Berkeley’s Sproul Hall in 1964 ...
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Five Resident Assistants Give First Years Advice

Balancing college courses and new extracurricular activities is hard enough as it is, but living with one, maybe even two roommates for the first time can add a whole new layer of stress. To help our...
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International Student Alagie Jammeh Risks Life To Speak Out Against Homophobia

“No one should be denied their fundamental basic human rights because of their sexuality,” Alagie Jammeh posted on Facebook in September 2014. By November of that same year, Jammeh found his world...
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Activist Malala Yousafzai Makes an Impact on Santa Barbara Audience

UCSB Arts & Lectures hosted 2014 Nobel Peace laureate, women’s education activist and international bestselling author Malala Yousafzai at a sold-out event on June 27 at the Arlington Theatre, with ...
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Azeem Ward: Overnight Flute Sensation

Over the past couple days, fourth-year music major Azeem Ward has gone from graduating senior to Facebook and Buzzfeed celebrity, following the enormous following his senior flute recital has gathered...
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Psychology Alum Turns Singer-Songwriter: The Beauty of the Party-Study-Play Music Balance at UCSB

More than any other California school, UC Santa Barbara students have a tendency to get defensive about their alma mater. It’s a delicate topic. Is this a party school, or is this a world-class rese...
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Undocumented, Unafraid

President Barack Obama announced an executive order on Nov. 20 to defer deportation for up to five million undocumented immigrants in the United States, allowing more undocumented students to apply fo...
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Public Forum Discusses Options for I.V.

Associated Students External Vice President of Local Affairs-elect Cameron Schunk and Santa Barbara City College Trustee-elect Jonathan Abboud held a public forum Thursday at Isla Vista resident and l...
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UCSA Petitions Prospective Tuition Increase

The University of California Students’ Association (UCSA) has created a petition entitled UC Regents: Don’t Raise Our Tuition!, which calls for gradually decreased tuition instead of the UC’s pl...
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UCOP, Regents To Consider Tuition Increases

The UC Office of the President and UC Board of Regents announced today that the Board would consider a plan to incrementally increase tuition by five percent annually for five years at its bi-monthly ...
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Getting Into Focus: Nexus Explores ‘Study Drug’ Use Among Students

According to statistics gathered by a Daily Nexus survey randomly sampling 376 students, 40.7 percent of students have tried some psychoactive prescription drug at least once in their life an...
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2014 Midterm Election Results: Capps, Williams Re-elected, GOP Takes Senate

The Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office released its final numbers shortly after 11:30p.m. on election day yesterday evening, posting results for state, federal, and local contests relevant...
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A.S. Bill Seeks to Restructure Student Advocacy

A new bill brought forth to the Associated Students Senate, reflecting concerns pertaining to a lack of focus in the Office of the Student Advocate General, calls for a separate unit to handle individ...
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Capps, Martinez Visit I.V., Encourage Voting

Congresswoman Lois Capps and Richard Martinez, the father of UCSB student Christopher Michael-Martinez who died in the Isla Vista mass murder this past May, visited campus and walked along the streets...
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