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This week's national and international happenings.
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UCSB Takes on 40 Acres of Restoration

Alex Nagase / Daily Nexus

UCSB is undertaking restoration projects to maintain ecosystems during land development
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Mental Wellness Center To Fundraise at Fifth Annual 5k

Courtesy of Mental Wellness Center

The Mental Wellness Center in collaboration with UCSB Active Minds will put on the center’s fifth annual 5k Sunset Beach Walk for Mental Wellness on Friday. The event starts at 5 p.m. Friday at the ...
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Deactivate to Reactivate

Art by Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Leilani Leila Riahi shares her two month journey without social media.
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How Girls Can Ease Their Morning After

Art by Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Allie Lebos shares some tips on how to make a potentially awkward morning a little more comfortable.
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Mental Health Awareness Month

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Dr. Ali Javanbakht takes on the issues surrounding mental health as Mental Health Awareness Month begins.
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Batter Up! Clark Swings Her Way to Success

Kristen Clark bunts and runs to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Known for her power at the plate as the lead-off hitter of the UCSB softball team's batting lineup, junior outfielder Kristen Clark has continued to excel on the field while applying the same effort a...
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Change in Home Signals Kings Return to Throne?

Emily Zhang/ Daily Nexus

With their last postseason appearance resulting in a 4-2 series loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2006 NBA Playoffs, the Sacramento Kings are looking to end their losing drought with the help of th...
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UCSB Visits Long Beach for Conf. Championships Preview

During the heptathlon, Hope Bender competes in the long jump. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

With the Big West Championships nearly a week away, UCSB's track and field teams will visit Long Beach State in one of their last opportunities to gear up for a surge towards the NCAA West Regionals l...
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Jojo Abot Charms MCC

Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

The energy of the performance was heavy and wild; it vibrated through the MCC theatre. Abot’s engagingness lent the space a feeling of possibility.
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David Sedaris Brings Literary Laughs to Arlington

Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

No good NPR listener was absent from the audience as author and comedian David Sedaris came to the Arlington to read selected essays and generally muse about the state of the culture.
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Views from the 805

Courtesy of kanyetothe.com

Although the album is arguably not Drake’s best work to date, Views offers Drake in his purest form, with peak vulnerability and comfort over extremely strong production.
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CLAS A.C.E. Chemistry Sections Gain Popularity

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The A.C.E. course was created after the CLAS staff noticed that most students on academic probation had taken the Chemistry 1A class
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UCSB-Smithsonian Scholars Program Connects Underrepresented Students to S.T.E.M.

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UC Santa Barbara has expanded its pilot program for underrepresented students in science fields, funding yearly trips for local students to conduct research in Virginia under the mentorship of scienti...
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Research Explores Marine Biodiversity In Coral Reefs

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Kimberly Selkoe, who has been investigating the genetic diversity of coral reefs across 13 Hawaiian Islands, published findings of a UCSB Marine Science Institute study on Wednesday.
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President Trump Implements Project to ‘Make Isla Vista Great Again’

Tarush Mohanti / Daily Nexus

Local residents were graced with the presence of President Trump when he stopped as part of his multi-step program, “Make Isla Vista Great Again.”
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Lecture Survival Tips: How To Stay Awake in Class

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Soon you’ll be fending off so many stress dreams that you won’t even want to fall asleep!
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Broke Students Say ‘F*$& $500 GA passes,’ Hold Libchella on Davidson Lawn

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"I can’t event tell the difference between Libchella and the real thing when scrolling through my Instagram feed."
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In Photos: UCSB Alumni Weekend 2016

Taste of UCSB. John Clow / Daily Nexus

UCSB alumni enjoy various events during this year’s Alumni Weekend. Photos by Francisco Barrera, John Clow and Jenny Luo 
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In Photos: 1st Annual Best Of Festival 2016

Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Henna tattoos, cotton candy, caricatures, popcorn, poetry-to-go, photo booth, popsicles, face painting and more! Check out photos from the celebration of this year’s winners of the Daily Nexus ...
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In Photos: Holi 2016

Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Over 1,200 students flocked to the beach near Anacapa and Santa Cruz residence halls to celebrate the Festival of Colors presented by UCSB Indus this year. Here's what happened.
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Polyjuice, Butterbeer and Muggles, Oh My!

Kelsey Ferrara / Daily Nexus

"...we cracked open our potion books and uncovered a few classic recipes from the wizarding world"
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Tierra Mia

Tiffany Velazquez / Daily Nexus

"With a menu consisting of Latin-inspired drinks such as the Horchata Latte and the Chocolate Mexicano Frappe, it is no wonder it has been referred to as being 'like a Mexican Starbucks'..."
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Recap: Carnival After Dark

Krystal Leong / Daily Nexus

"As soon as I entered, I could smell the salty and distinct aroma of the popcorn"
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