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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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History of Halloween in I.V.

Examining Halloween’s recent evolution in Isla Vista, suspicion and uneasiness towards authority paired with extensive rules and restrictions and constraint have led to rising contentions between po...
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County Approves Fencing Project

The Santa Barbara County Planning Commission voted unanimously yesterday in support of fencing six public parks that line the bluffs of Isla Vista.
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Sheriff’s Department Destroys Marijuana Plants

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department has destroyed 47,000 marijuana plants in the county over the past few months during the annual marijuana eradication season, resulting in a loss of $131...
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Judicial Council Rules In Favor of I.V. Pastor

The United Methodist Church (UMC) Judicial Council announced its ruling yesterday that the UMC appeals court acted correctly in handling the case of the Isla Vista pastor Frank Schaefer, meaning that...
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Sick as a Dog: Parvovirus on the Rise in Santa Maria

Santa Barbara County Animal Services has reported a high number of cases of parvovirus in dogs in the Santa Maria area, with five confirmed cases in the last few weeks.
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