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If Loving You is Wrong, Lock Me Up: An RA Love Story

First-year Greg Pitkis made breaking news this week after it was revealed that he and his RA, Emily Robinson, have been carrying on an illicit romance. A close source told the Nexus that Pitkis first ...
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UCSB Bans Bikes to Increase Bird Traffic

In a completely unsurprising turn of events, UCSB has decided to ban the use of bicycles on campus bike paths to allow room for Bird scooters, now the preferred method of transportation for UCSB stude...
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Actually, the Daily Nexus isn’t Toilet Paper — It’s Paper Towels Used for Alc Spills

Early last month, a person who doesn’t even go to UCSB made claims at an Associated Students Senate meeting that “the Daily Nexus is really good for toilet paper,” stating further to “please u...
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How To Watch Porn in College (Freshmen ONLY)

Hello freshmen! Welcome to my first “Sex with Stench” article, a monthly sex advice column I’ll be doing for Nexustentialism. I’ve chosen watching porn as my first topic because I think it ser...
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Hazed and Confused

Hazing sucks. Dad did it, America did it, but we don’t anymore … right? There has been a rampant increase in reports of hazing here at UCSB and frankly it makes me sick. Looks like this reporter i...
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Bare Minimum Proving To Be Too Much to Ask of Subleaser

In an unsurprising and expected series of events, local Isla Vista resident Jackson Smith has finally realized that asking his subleaser to do the bare minimum has proven to be too much for him to han...
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A Retrospective Look on No-Nut November

ISLA VISTA, CALIF. - It’s been all the craze. News reports have been coming out of the woodwork in regards to this year’s No-Nut November.
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Choose Your Fighter: Section Edition

Section classmates — we all know them, we all love and/or hate them. We’re all forced to spend 50 minutes once a week with them at some point in our undergraduate careers.
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Local Man Has Fish Picture on Tinder Profile

In order to gain an edge over the stiff competition of the god-like surfers and pretty-boy frat stars of Isla Vista, local man Connor Stewart has added a picture of him holding a dead fish to his Tind...
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A Gym Rat’s Guide to Getting Swole AF

Never skip a workout at the Rec Cen again with these five tips that will get you so swole, you’ll be bigger than The Rock. Take it from me, I’m swole AF.
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New Major, New Me

After seeing three ‘reading is sexy’ bumper stickers in the span of two hours (and consistently failing every single chemistry course offered at UCSB), Howard felt the universe was telling her it ...
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The Limes vs. Birds Turf Wars Are Tearing This University Apart

Isla Vista, CA - According to several witnesses, the residents of the 67 block of DP are now split into two halves: those who are staunch Bird advocates and those who prefer Limes. A turf war has been...
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Mr. Brightside Voted “Best Song To Use To Get Laid”

Fraternity boys rejoice as their favorite and most played song ever now has an additional value. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers has officially been voted Best Song To Use To Get Laid by none othe...
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Mo Bamba is Over

Mo Bamba,” the hit masterpiece by national treasure “Mudboy” Sheck Wes has passed away this weekend at the hands of the song’s discovery by White people.
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Freshman’s Guide to the Hierarchy of Roommates

It’s the first quarter of college. You shake with anticipation, excited as the future of your unsupervised adult life starts now. There is just one thing off about your perfect new life: your new ro...
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