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Senate Passes Bill to Prevent Gun Violence, Sent to Brown

The California State Senate unanimously passed Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s bill to prevent gun violence last Friday, and the bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown, who must approve the bill by Se...
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Self-Governance in Isla Vista: An Uncertain Future

When tear-gassed strangers came stumbling down Pasado Road, lost and confused after the Deltopia riots, local parks official and 30-year Isla Vista resident Pegeen Soutar did more than offer them was...
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Gender Discrepancy Among UCSB Employees

A public report of UC employee pay data from 2012 reveals that the top 14 highest paid UCSB employees are all male, and that of the top 30 highest paid employees, only two are female.
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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 t...
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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-...
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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.
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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 b...
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Who’s Watching Your Keystrokes?

Internet Creeping Emerges As Potential Method of Evaluating Applicants in Competitive Job Market, College Admissions
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Doctor Who? A Look Into Pre-Med Competition

A breeze spiraled through the air, palm trees framed an ocean glittering in the distance, and second-year biology major William Tobolowsky sat at a glass table on the third floor of the Life Sciences ...
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First Day of School: Already a Stress Fest?

With classes just starting, it can seem like Week of Welcome has just been a barrage of preparatory work and entertaining activities. You couldn’t be stressed out already … Or can you?
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Welcome Guide 2013

An overview of what to expect from your first year complete with guides, tips and an interactive map.
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Work When you Need to, Play When you Want to

Balancing the pressures of school with the intensity of IV social life can be tough to get the hang of. These are some tips for staying on track while you adjust to your new life.
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Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Paradise

A message to incoming students from Nexus Editor in Chief Marissa Wenzke.
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A to Z Treasure Map of Art to Find at UCSB

Artsweek editors Demi Anter and Audrey Bacheldor present a map to all of the creative treasure Santa Barbara has to offer.
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