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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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Points of Pride for Gauchos in Lab Coats

A number 2-ranked university in research citations worldwide with many top-ranked science programs, UCSB has a reputation as a top-notch scientific institution.
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Campus Comment: Advice for Freshmen

Campus Comment offers a random sampling of student opinion. This issue's question: What are some tips for incoming students?
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Get Situated: An Interactive Map of UCSB and Isla Vista

A map of UCSB and Isla Vista that includes building names, Nexus "Best of UCSB" picks, points of interest and helpful tips.
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A Photo Primer to UCSB

Photos and some brief history and information on UCSB and IV.
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An Athlete of All Arenas

Looking back over Ruth Milne’s career, it’s hard to imagine that at one point she was only a few dollars away from never touching a water polo ball.   The junior goalkeeper broke UCSB’s all...
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Educational Program Draws Mixed Reactions

Ahmed Mousa grew up hearing about Palestine every day. The soft-spoken second-year religious studies major is a half-Palestinian Muslim who, until recently, had never set foot in his father’s home c...
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Students Seek Peaceful Solutions

Oren Ofer and Timna Medovoy both carry dual citizenship to the United States and Israel. Rojon Atapour is a first-generation Iranian American; Ahmed Mousa is a half-Palestinian Muslim. All five are al...
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Campus Group Puts a Spin on Studying Abroad

“Our goal is to go on the trip and learn and meet people with different perspectives and open our own eyes,” graduate advisor for the Olive Tree Initiative, Mike Schwartz, said. “But we also can...
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“So, tell me what you know about oral sex”

In 2006, Oprah Winfrey sent suburban mothers across the nation into frenzy with her exposé on the oral sex epidemic unique to America’s youth. Oprah — in her infinite wisdom and grace — broache...
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