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Veterans Fight for More Resources at UCSB
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Veterans Fight for More Resources at UCSB

It’s been nearly six months since former Special Forces soldier and current UCSB biology student Paul Malone embarked on his most recent mission to improve and expand the limited services offered to veterans on campus. His plight has been an uphill battle.

Big West Basketball Trivia Contest
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Big West Basketball Trivia Contest

The winner will get three free tickets to the 2014 Big West Basketball Tournament on March 13-15 in Anaheim.

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Suicide Awareness, Prevention Among Local University Students

Sixteen years ago, UCSB student Matthew DeMarco lost his 15-year-old half-brother to suicide and depression. Two years later, his father — a successful Los Angeles businessman — contracted a life-threatening illness but ended up taking his own life before the illness could.

Best of UCSB 2014
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Best of UCSB 2014

Vote for your favorite restaurants, bars and other hotspots for our annual “Best of ” special issue. Results will be featured in the Nexus on February 26th. Voting ends on the 19th.

Many students who reside in Isla Vista agree that renting apartments acts as an invaluable tool that helps them learn crucial skills such as cooking and paying bills. Those who reside on Del Playa (pictured above) get the added benefit of an ocean view.
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Is Isla Vista Rent Too Damn High? A Closer Look Into Housing in I.V.

With ‘For Rent’ signs slapped on almost every house or apartment in Isla Vista, thousands of students are now joining the annual housing rush that begins around the end of every Fall Quarter and beginning of every Winter. During this time, a swarm of UCSB students phone landlords, knock on doors and scramble to fill out paperwork to claim anything from a dream house on the ocean side of Del Playa Drive to a cozy little apartment on Picasso.