UCSB Students Safe in France

Paris is located 605 miles from Nice.  Photo via Google Maps

All UC Santa Barbara students in France are confirmed to be safe after a man used a truck to kill 84 people in Nice, France on Thursday.
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UC Allocates $3.3 Million to Increase Student Access to Food

Students line up at the Carillo Dining Commons on the UCSB campus. Christina  DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Juli Nguyen, who will begin her fourth year in the fall, has struggled with food insecurity since her first year at UC Santa Barbara.
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Isla Vistans Raise Concerns Against UCSB Construction

Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

UC Santa Barbara’s ongoing construction at the intersection of El Colegio and Storke Roads has sparked concern from many Isla Vistans who believe children will not be safe in the major traffic area.
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Summertime Sadness

goleta beach courtesy of countyofsb.org

Anjalie Tandon questions the glorification of sadness and depression.
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Summer Preparations


Dr. Ali Javanbakht shares tips for a healthy summer.
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Mourning the Revolution

Attendee holds a sign that says, "Happy Anniversary Bernie + Jane" Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Sebastianne Kent mourns what the Bernie Sanders campaign meant to her.
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Farewell to the Big Fundamental

Duncan retires ranked fifth in career blocked shots (3,020), sixth in rebounds (15,091), seventh in games played (1,392) and 14th in points (26,496). / Photo Courtesy of slamonline.com/

Tim Duncan's decision to retire has the entire NBA world and assistant sports editor Jorge Mercado reminiscing over the great career of the big fundamental.
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The (Hard) Life of a San Diego Sports Fan

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Staff Writer Duncan MacPhee discusses his thoughts on the sports landscape in San Diego and his hopes that one day a San Diego team will bring him the joy of a major championship.
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2016 UCSB Baseball Season Recap

UCSB fans cheering on their Gauchos at Omaha. O'Colly / Devin Wilber

The Gauchos had a tremendous 2016 campaign and the future looks bright going forward for baseball here in Santa Barbara.
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Bustin’ Doesn’t Feel as Good as it Used To

Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus

The original movie realized the goofiness of its premise and ran with it, but the reboot tied its shoelaces together, leaving it to fall face-first to the pavement.
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Artsweek Summer Movie Preview

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Resident snarky/sassy/savvy film critic Alex Wehrung offers up his summer recommendations to moviegoers.
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BØRNS Talks New Album, Influences


The Daily Nexus gets the scoop on the artist's inspirations and background.
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UCSB Researchers Find Similarities in Chaos and Entanglement

In a group effort led by physics professor John Martinis with researchers from UCSB and Google, a link between quantum and classical mechanics was discovered while in the early stages of constructing a quantum computer

Hearing the word "physics" evokes images of Isaac Newton sitting below a tree and coming up with his three laws of motion. Other images include heat transfer in thermodynamics and magnets; all things ...
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Desalination Plant To Reopen Next Fall

Shown above is the desalination plant before it was reconstructed. Due to abundant rainfall in the winter of 1991-1992, the desalination plant was no longer needed and was put on standby. Courtesy of santabarbaraca.gov

After 23 years of inactivity, Santa Barbara City Council decided to reopen the Charles E. Meyer Desalination plant in order to relieve a stage-three drought.
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Is There Anybody Out There?

According to physics professor Philip Lubin, we now possess the technology in order to
set up a visible signal that could eventually be seen from across the entire universe.

Famed astronomer Carl Sagan once said “The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”
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New Triple Occupancy Dorms Literally Just Tents on Chem Lawn

Oliver Zuniga / Daily Nexus

New dorms built to compensate for an influx of new admits promise an experience unlike any other for the incoming freshmen.
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Sorority Sally Takes the Throne: A ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 1 Review


Sally picks up an easy-to-follow, light, summer binge-watch: follow along and relive the series, since showing up fashionably late is always in.
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10 Types of People You Left in Your Hometown

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Sometimes we get so caught up in exams, essays and labs that we don’t remember anything else. We forget that not everyone made it out of our wretched hometowns.
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In Photos: Year in Review 2015-2016

Despite the lack of attendance at this year's Deltopia, students still enjoyed the first weekend of spring quarter. Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Recapping the 2015-2016 school year through pictures from Daily Nexus photographers.
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In Photos: Extravaganza 2016

The crowd vibes to performers at Extravaganza. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

Thousands of students packed Harder Stadium at UCSB on Sunday for Extravaganza, UCSB's annual spring concert.
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In Photos: Lite the Nite Illuminates Isla Vista

Francisco Barrera / Daily Nexus

More than 200 students and Isla Vistans filled People's Park in Isla Vista Saturday night, playing carnival games, winning prizes and listening to the electronic thumps of multiple DJs.
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The Cider Series: The Brew Begins


Part one of a series documenting one girl's quest to brew her own hard cider
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Lots of Leftover Lasagna


"My mom still breaks out this recipe for me and my brother when we need a pick-me-up and now I cook it whenever I’m feeling sick of Ramen noodles and frozen dinners"
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Yeah, I Like Horchata Colada!


"Summertime brings to mind a flurry of fruity, frozen alcoholic drinks for those of us who are over 21."
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