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Big West Basketball Trivia Contest

The winner will get three free tickets to the 2014 Big West Basketball Tournament on March 13-15 in Anaheim.
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Best of UCSB 2014

Vote for your favorite restaurants, bars and other hotspots for our annual "Best of " special issue. Results will be featured in the Nexus on February 26th. Voting ends on the 19th.
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First Day of School: Already a Stress Fest?

With classes just starting, it can seem like Week of Welcome has just been a barrage of preparatory work and entertaining activities. You couldn’t be stressed out already … Or can you?
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Welcome Guide 2013

An overview of what to expect from your first year complete with guides, tips and an interactive map.
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Work When you Need to, Play When you Want to

Balancing the pressures of school with the intensity of IV social life can be tough to get the hang of. These are some tips for staying on track while you adjust to your new life.
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Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Paradise

A message to incoming students from Nexus Editor in Chief Marissa Wenzke.
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A to Z Treasure Map of Art to Find at UCSB

Artsweek editors Demi Anter and Audrey Bacheldor present a map to all of the creative treasure Santa Barbara has to offer.
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Points of Pride for Gauchos in Lab Coats

A number 2-ranked university in research citations worldwide with many top-ranked science programs, UCSB has a reputation as a top-notch scientific institution.
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Campus Comment: Advice for Freshmen

Campus Comment offers a random sampling of student opinion. This issue's question: What are some tips for incoming students?
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Get Situated: An Interactive Map of UCSB and Isla Vista

A map of UCSB and Isla Vista that includes building names, Nexus "Best of UCSB" picks, points of interest and helpful tips.
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A Photo Primer to UCSB

Photos and some brief history and information on UCSB and IV.
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