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Editorial: News in a Year After the 45th President

Journalists have a responsibility to hold an open dialogue with readers about the process by which they construct and deliver “the truth” to their audience. It’s time to get meta.
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The Daily Nexus and Journalistic Ethics

In this op-ed, we clarify why we did not publish a student's editorial regarding allegations of sexual assault.
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The Freshman Fifteen(s): How to Conquer UCSB, from Classroom to Keg Stand

The Daily Nexus staff rounded up some essential tips for surviving your freshman year from academics to partying.
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With the Nexus’ Lock-In Fee Renewal Coming Up, We Just Have To Say…

Among the various candidates and measures on this year’s Associated Students ballot, you will notice that the Daily Nexus is up for a biennial reaffirmation of its quarterly student lock-in fee. Wit...
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What Does Go On Beneath Storke Tower?

The Opinion page is a place of controversial thought and discourse. It is rarely the moderate thinker or the complacent observer who chooses to write in, as demonstrated by the Jan. 11 letter to the e...
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Why you should you vote, you may ask?

It only takes a quick couple minutes to plug your votes into GOLD and the candidates, fees and amendment on the Spring Ballot are absolutely critical to your continued participation in the higher educ...
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Progress Over Passivity: Spurring Students to Action

The grassroots movement #occupywallstreet — a peaceful protest that began Sept. 17 in New York City — continues to draw attention to many scattered yet pertinent issues plaguing the nation. On its...
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A Letter From The Editor

Hey baby ‘Chos — Ima let you finish orientation, Ima let you finish, but once you’re done you gon have the best college experience of all time. OF ALL TIME. First of all, thanks for picking up t...
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Who Knows What Awesomeness Hides in the Mist?

I like Isla Vista in the fog. People whisper and walk deliberately. Loud music gets muted, and streetside joint smoke disappears like it never was. In the dark, even the bros take off their imitation ...
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The Real World: Ready or Not, Here It Comes, Seniors

A while ago, when I was a much wilder and uncivilized version of the gentleman scholar that I am today, I found myself stranded in Lima, Peru for two weeks. I’m not particularly sure how or why, bec...
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The Pointlessness of Pot Persecution

The fight for the right to use hemp and laugh at one’s rulers has been happening constantly for centuries. The desire for a central authority to control and regulate the natural interconnectedness o...
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Nexus Fee Invests In Student Voice

This spring, all of the Nexus’ student-approved lock-in money is up for reaffirmation — no increase, just the same wonderful three bucks and change that keeps us going today.
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Egypt: You Say You Want a Revolution

Political tension in the Middle East is nothing unusual — in fact, the idea of peace in the region seems almost impossible. Government censorship is also not a new approach of political repression. ...
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Turds & Tulips

Tired, hungover tulips to the remarkably safe Halloween celebrations this year. The only disaster was a sudden cloud burst on Friday night, which only made the debauchery a little more wet than usual.
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Midterm Elections Provoke Anxiety Over Shifting National Identity

Last Tuesday’s midterm elections demonstrated a clear break from the Obama fervor of 2008, illustrating the American public’s dissatisfaction with the current administration and its policies.
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