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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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Santa Barbara Hosts Second Annual Open Streets

The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation, Global Good Impact and Traffic Solutions put on the second annual Santa Barbara Open Streets this past Saturday, a free community event to promote a healt...
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Billionaire Donates Over $65 Million to UCSB

Charles Munger, Vice President of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has donated just over $65 million dollars in stocks to UCSB to house visiting physicists.
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I.V. Pastor Tried for Performing Same-sex Wedding

Pastor Frank Schaefer of Isla Vista’s University United Methodist Church faced church trial yesterday under the United Methodist Church’s Judicial Council in a hearing that could determine whether...
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Meningitis B Strikes at SDSU

San Diego State University first-year pre-communication major Sara Stelzer died last Friday after contracting a strain of meningococcal meningitis.
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SB Looks For Alternatives During Drought

Lake Cachuma, a major source of water for Santa Barbara residents, has declined to 30 percent capacity this October due to prolonged drought conditions.
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UCOP Aims to Grow AP Program

The University of California Office of the President announced a partnership with the College Board yesterday to work together on their “All In” campaign.
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