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UCSB Anscombe Society Hosts Event Debating Constitutional Right of Same-Sex Marriage

The UCSB Anscombe Society, an organization advocating against same-sex marriage, hosted a debate titled “After Obergefell: The Impact on Marriage and Religious Liberty” Thursday night in the Psych...
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A.S. Senate Meets, Discusses Potential Fifth Resignation From Senate Since Last Spring

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate met Wednesday in the Flying A room of the UCen to discuss Senator Dustin Larrazolo’s possible resignation, funding for the Anscombe Society’s debate on marria...
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‘Jewish Journeys’ Brings Michael Douglas to Speak on Anti-Semitism, More

Michael Douglas, acclaimed actor and UCSB alumnus, and Natan Sharansky, author, activist and chair of The Jewish Agency, discussed their relationships with Judaism, anti-Semitism, activism and religio...
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D.R.E.A.M. To Aid Undocumented Students

The University of California is rolling out its D.R.E.A.M. Loan Program this academic year, providing an initial $5 million in federal aid to undocumented students across the UC system.
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UCSB Examines Revised Sexual Violence Policy

Students, staff and administrators met in the UCen’s Santa Barbara Harbor Room on Wednesday to discuss recent changes to how UCSB will respond to reports of sexual violence.
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Recent Power Outages Impact Local Eateries

Isla Vista business owners and managers shared their experiences with the Nexus this week regarding the recent power outages amidst stormy weather in the Goleta area.
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UCSB Professors Rate RateMyProfessor

RateMyProfessors.com allows students to anonymously evaluate professors on a five-point scale for categories like helpfulness, clarity and even their professor’s “hotness.”
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Dance Marathon To Raise Money for CMN

Dance Marathon will host UCSB’s third annual Dance Marathon from Feb. 20 to 21 to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.
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Exxon To Truck Oil Out of Los Flores Canyon

Exxon Mobil Corporation received approval on Monday for its proposal to transport oil stranded in Las Flores canyon out by truck.
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EDC Fights To Increase Oil Company Analysis

The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) reached a settlement with two federal agencies that will require them to perform environmental analysis before approving oil companies’ requests to practice hy...
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Dean Oliver Appointed First African American President of Claremont Undergrad College

Melvin Oliver, dean of the College of Letters and Science, will become the sixth president of Pitzer College this summer and the first African American to ever be appointed president of one of the fiv...
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I.V. Stakeholders Discuss Budget, Potential IVCSD General Manager

The Isla Vista Self Governance Initiative held a public meeting Tuesday at the I.V. clinic building to discuss finances and the surplus budget proposal for a potential Community Services District (CSD...
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Vivian Bui / Daily Nexus

Associated Students Finance and Business Committee Fully Funds Nine Requests, Partially Grants Six, Tables Three, Denies One

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee (A.S. F&B) met Monday in the State Street Room of the UCen to discuss funding requests from 19 campus organizations. The committee began the ...
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Academic Senate Meets to Discuss Campus Issues

The bi-quarterly Academic Senate met Thursday night in the UCen State Street room to update the faculty on campus issues.
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Students Protest U.S. Customs and Border Protection Booth at Career Fair

More than 50 students staged a protest against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) booth at the Winter Career Fair on Thursday, claiming CBP participates in human rights abuses against those ...
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