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TA of Monday Morning Discussion Section Gets Sexual Pleasure From Hearing What You Did This Weekend

It takes an especially driven person to become a TA for a class of undergraduate students and even more so for those brave souls who decide to take on discussion sections on Monday mornings. We at Nex...
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How to be Indie: As Told By a True Indie Gaucho

As an indie person at UCSB, I feel it’s so important to highlight the lifestyle and life choices of an Indie in the UCSB community, as we are so often marginalized by the many frat, srat and basic w...
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Ortega Chef Regains Sense of Taste After 20 Long Years

In an email from UCSB Housing, Dining & Auxiliary Enterprises, it was announced that the head chef and meal planner for Ortega Dining Commons has regained his sense of taste after 20 years of being be...
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Fear of Bad Evals Leads TA To Mutter Tentative F- Word

As we near the end of Spring Quarter, evaluations are imminent. TAs around campus are reporting a creeping feeling as if their future as graduate students could be ruined by a few asshole undergrads. ...
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Ollie Tabooger and The Never-Ender Senior Sender Bender

DEL PLAYA DRIVE — Late one fateful night on Week 9 of Spring Quarter, resident senior and party connoisseur Ollie Tabooger was hit with a fleeting epiphany. Reflecting on his last four years of part...
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I.V. Cop Consistently Outsmarted by Drunk Girl

Officer Gregory Dillweed has officially retired from I.V. Foot Patrol after 14 years of proud service because he could not overcome Isla Vista’s most dangerous natural predator: sassy drunk girls.
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Weekly Spotlight: Storke Tower Ducklings

It is with much delight that the Nexus presents the recipients of this week’s character spotlight: the Storke Plaza ducklings! These nine little angels have graced Storke Plaza pond with their lovel...
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Storke Speaks Out: Here’s What The Tower Has to Say

The Nexus recently conducted an interview with well-known phallic symbol and campus icon, Storke Tower, in hopes of learning more about the inner machinations of the enigmatic mind of the landmark. Fo...
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In Photos | Queer & Trans People of Color Conference 2019

The conference was organized by a group of six students from UCSB's Queer Commission.
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In Photos | Five Years Since May 23, 2014

Between May 18 through May 23, the Isla Vista community came together to remember the lives lost in the May 23, 2014 I.V. tragedy.
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Playboi Carti Headlines Extravaganza 2019

Despite the less than ideal queue to enter the venue, the event was complete with a sweeping lineup that appealed to a wide range of music lovers and time with friends under the sun.
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In Photos | 2019-2020 A.S. Senate & Executives Sworn Into Office

On Wednesday night, the 2019-2020 executives and senators were sworn in by their predecessors.
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Modern-Day Saint Refuses To Leave Any Sneeze in Lecture Hall Unblessed

This Monday, modern-day saint, Benedict Dope Paul II refused to let a single sneeze in his 300-person lecture hall go unblessed. Shocked onlookers witnessed this modern crusader bravely serve his fell...
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Jack Johnson, Jack Johnson

This past weekend was Jack Johnson’s birthday! So, here at the Nexus, we just wanted to wish Jack Johnson a happy birthday! Jack Johnson’s birthday this year will be his 44th. Not many people know...
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UCSB to Introduce College of Jack Johnson

This week, UCSB announced that it will start breaking ground for the College of Jack Johnson, a department within the university that is dedicated to Jack Johnson studies. Johnson, an alumnus at UCSB,...
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