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In Photos: Black Student Union Protests To ‘Drop the Charges’ Against Merced Students

Approximately 50 students rallied to gain support for the students, who they say were unjustly arrested at a peaceful, drug-free event.
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In Photos: An Isla Vista Summer 2017

In Isla Vista, summertime means sitting on rooftops or on the beach to watch the sunset, sailing to the Channel Islands, all while a wildfire scorches through thousands of acres in Santa Barbara Count...
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UCSB BSU Organizes ‘Drop the Charges’ Protest in Response to Arrest of 5 Black Students

Viranda Woodard, programming director for UCSB BSU, said several BSU executives across the UC collaborated to organize the protest, with other campuses standing in solidarity with UC Merced.
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County Wildfires Drop Ash in Isla Vista, Reduce Air Quality

The Alamo fire is burning near the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County line. It started on July 6 and has reached up to 23,867 acres. The fire was 10 percent contained on Saturday night.
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Regents Appoint UC Santa Barbara Alumnus as Board Chair

UC Regents have elected UC Santa Barbara alumni George Kieffer chair of the board, and appointed UCLA undergraduate Rafael “Rafi” Sands as student advisor, a new position introduced this year.
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Admission Rate at UC Santa Barbara Slips Lower for Class of 2021

UCSB accepted 493 more out-of-state students than in the previous year and 297 more international students.
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Hit and Run Leaves UCSB Student with Broken Leg

California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded Wednesday afternoon to a call of a hit and run with major injuries on Pardall and Embarcadero Del Mar. CHP responded to a call of a hit and run at approximate...
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Male Victim Dies After Self-Inflicted Gunshot on UCSB Campus

Police responded to a gunshot on the UC Santa Barbara campus at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Thursday.
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UCPD Officers Respond to Gunshot Reported on UCSB Campus

Officers are currently investigating the incident after receiving report of a gunshot near Parking Structure 22.
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Updated: UCSB Student, Nexus Editor Reported Missing in Baja California Located

A UC Santa Barbara student and Nexus University News Editor has been reported missing in Baja California after going on backpacking trip with her family.
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‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah to Visit Santa Barbara in January

Comedian and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is performing a stand-up show on Jan. 19 at the Arlington Theatre as part of the 2017-18 UCSB Arts & Lectures season.
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Joe Biden Set To Speak in Santa Barbara in October

Joseph Biden, whom former President Barack Obama called “the best vice president America has ever had,” is coming to Santa Barbara on Oct. 21.
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American Indian Student Association Wins OSL Group of the Year

The UC Santa Barbara Office of Student Life (OSL) has named the American Indian Student Association (AISA) as the 2017 OSL Group of the Year for fostering Native American academic outreach and opportu...
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Timeline: Year in Review

The Nexus has compiled major moments in the 2016-17 academic year.
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Channel Surfers Battle Rough Seas in 13-Mile Voyage

While many residents in Isla Vista were coping with hangovers and dirty apartments the day after Deltopia weekend, a group of UC Santa Barbara fourth years and alumni opted to embark on a long-desired...
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