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Concert Seeks End to Gun Violence, Honors Shooting Victims

250 cities in 45 states hosted concerts Sunday to promote “common sense” gun legislation in the wake of shootings and other gun-related deaths.
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UCSB Student, Hermanas Unidas Member Passes Away at 21

Marissa Chavez, who had just turned 21, was going to begin her fourth year at UCSB on Thursday. She was originally from Hawaiian Gardens, and would have been the first person in her family to graduate...
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The Isla Vista Community Center was defunct until 2012, when Santa Barbara County officials acquired an old church building in the heart of I.V. and began refurbishing the location to create a gathering space. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus
The Isla Vista Community Center was defunct until 2012, when Santa Barbara County officials acquired an old church building in the heart of I.V. and began refurbishing the location to create a gathering space. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Community Center Meets Pitfalls, Success

Isla Vistans have sought a community center for nearly 50 years, but as the town shifts and reconfigures with each decade, the project has become a perpetual work in progress.
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UCSB Ranked No. 8 Top Public School

Among all the UCs, UCSB held the number-three spot on the list.
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Library Funding Aims at Tech Advances

In addition to data-related projects and hires, library staff will also focus on increasing available space in the coming year.
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Josh Ortiz, County news Editor

Local Elections May Profoundly Impact I.V.

Just for a moment, let’s take our eyes off the national election coverage and take a look at the election going on right here in our own backyard, an election that can most certainly affect our live...
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Josh Ortiz, County news Editor
Construction has extended to the intersection of Camino Corto and El Colegio, which will become a four-way intersection. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus
Construction has extended to the intersection of Camino Corto and El Colegio, which will become a four-way intersection. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Campus Construction Chugs Along

Year-old construction projects are finding their ways to a close in the near future.
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Vista Point: The Goings On In Isla Vista This Week

Upcoming events include Pardall Carnival and a community meeting to discuss the proposed 10 p.m. noise ordinance
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A Nexite Abroad Shares Political Parallels in Spain

Former University News Editor Maura Fox tries to avoid a stereotypical letter home while abroad by providing some insight to the politics of her current home of Madrid, Spain, instead of just relaying...
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Santa Barbara County firefighters survey the controlled burn site at Campus Point.

Campus Point Set Ablaze to Eliminate Invasive Species

Gallons of fuel were sprayed throughout Campus Point and set ablaze on Wednesday in an attempt to exterminate an invasive species harming the wildlife ecosystem at UC Santa Barbara.
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Santa Barbara County firefighters survey the controlled burn site at Campus Point.
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UCSB Students Join Protests Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Several University of California students drove over 1,000 miles this week to spend the last days of summer break in North Dakota — but their road trip had little to do with vacation.
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SBCC Student Dies of Suspected Overdose

Asha Malocsay, 18, had just moved into the apartment with three roommates to begin studying at SBCC one week prior. She was originally from Livermore, CA.
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Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant to Supervise Alcohol Sales in I.V.

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office received a $50,000 grant Tuesday to combat alcohol-related crimes in Isla Vista through the I.V. Foot Patrol.
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Spencer Brandt (second-to-left), Natalie Jordan, Ethan Bertrand and Father Jon-Stephen Hedges stand in front of the Santa Barbara County elections office on Friday. Courtesy Jonathan Abboud

I.V. CSD Candidate Slate Receives Democratic Endorsement

The Santa Barbara Democratic Party endorsed a slate of four candidates Thursday night for the Isla Vista Community Services District board of supervisors, a decision that could prove a significant set...
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Spencer Brandt (second-to-left), Natalie Jordan, Ethan Bertrand and Father Jon-Stephen Hedges stand in front of the Santa Barbara County elections office on Friday. Courtesy Jonathan Abboud
Joel Ruiz ran for the A.S. Senate as a member of the Peer Action Coalition in April.
Joel Ruiz ran for the A.S. Senate as a member of the Peer Action Coalition in April.

Joel Ruiz Suspends Candidacy for I.V. CSD Board of Directors

Board of directors candidate Joel Ruiz suspended his campaign Sunday due to his workload and insufficient campaign funds.
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