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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a July rally in Arizona. Courtesy of Gage Skidmore
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a July rally in Arizona. Courtesy of Gage Skidmore

Bernie Sanders Adds Santa Barbara to California Tour

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally at Santa Barbara City College on Saturday morning.
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‘Feminism Is Cancer’ Banner Leads to Heated Discussions

A student group hoped the banner would lead to constructive conversations about feminism, but some students said the arguments were unproductive.
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Hayden Werner (center) crowdsurfs at Extravaganza 2016.
Hayden Werner (center) crowdsurfs at Extravaganza 2016.

Second-Year Student Passes Away at 19

A second-year UCSB student passed away Friday in a hospital after attempting to take his own life the day before.
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An illuminated paper bag adorned with a message of support and encouragement sit on the path of the memorial at People's Park.

‘Blunite’ Commemorates Second Anniversary of May 23 Shooting

The residents of Isla Vista came together in Anisq‘Oyo’ Park on Monday evening, honoring the lives of those lost on May 23, 2014, through art, healing and solidarity.
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An illuminated paper bag adorned with a message of support and encouragement sit on the path of the memorial at People's Park.
Dancers perform an emotional display of gestures to celebrate peace and remember the six lives lost on May 23.
Effie Sklavenitis / Daily Nexus
Dancers perform an emotional display of gestures to celebrate peace and remember the six lives lost on May 23.
Effie Sklavenitis / Daily Nexus

Dancers Perform at Storke Plaza in Remembrance of May 23, To Celebrate Peace

Seventy-five dancers dressed in white performed in Storke Plaza on Monday to mark the second anniversary of the May 23, 2014, shooting.
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UCSB Open to Latino Students’ Demands

High-ranking university officials sat with students in El Centro for hours, going point-by-point through a list of demands made by Latino UC Santa Barbara students.
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Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs / Daily Nexus
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Family, Wellwishers Fund Student Funeral

Alen Nazari, a fourth-year psychology major at UCSB, passed away on Friday, April 8 due to unknown causes.
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UCSB Group Questions Validity of Campus Rape Statistics

A guest speaker for the UCSB Young Americans for Liberty on Wednesday spoke against commonly held beliefs regarding sexual assault on college campuses.
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Photo Courtesy of tmp.usb.edu

New Venture Competition Winners Selected Despite Mix-Ups

Water quality testing technology Osmo won first prize while an all-female group placed third after an announcement mix-up.
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Interview with Man Who Helped UCSB Student After Attempted Suicide

Santa Barbara resident Jeffrey Brown was biking on his usual route when a woman flagged him down for help, asking if he had a knife.
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The move toward cruelty-free animal products is due to environmental concerns and meat-related health effects.  Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus
The move toward cruelty-free animal products is due to environmental concerns and meat-related health effects.  Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus

UCen Dining To Begin Using Cage-Free Eggs Menu

UCen Dining catering services will begin a transition to cruelty-free animal products next week by introducing cage-free eggs into their new menu.
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Jose Ochoa / Daily Nexus

Bills Approved for Timely Bribery Investigation

After allegations arose that the Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) bribed students to vote, the UCSB Audit and Advisory Department has launched an investigation into the claims.
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Jose Ochoa / Daily Nexus
The urban gardens and orchards are aiming to combat food insecurity at UCSB, as an estimated one in six UCSB students skipped meals in 2014 due to financial hardship. Courtesy of Office of Student Life
The urban gardens and orchards are aiming to combat food insecurity at UCSB, as an estimated one in six UCSB students skipped meals in 2014 due to financial hardship. Courtesy of Office of Student Life

Students Grow Produce in Unlikely Places

The Edible Campus Program and the Department of Public Worms have begun turning large and unused concrete spaces into vertical, sustainable farms to combat hunger.
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National News, International Spotlight

A summation of this week's national and international happenings.
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Classes within CCS do not contribute to students’ GPAs; instead, students are awarded a varying number of units depending on their academic performance in each course. Spencer Brandt / Daily Nexus
Classes within CCS do not contribute to students’ GPAs; instead, students are awarded a varying number of units depending on their academic performance in each course. Spencer Brandt / Daily Nexus

Students Find a Home in UCSB’s Smallest College

UCSB’s College of Creative Studies is home to a unique academic program that focuses less on letter grades and more on undergraduate research opportunities.
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