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Student Regents: How Representative Are They of the UC?

An overwhelming proportion of the student regents have come from UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC Davis.
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Spotlight Shines on Different Stages: Campus Groups Host Alternative Graduations

The majority of the alternative graduation ceremonies will be held in the next two weeks.
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LGBTQIA+ Vignettes: Class of 2019

The Nexus hopes to provide a platform — in this issue and in future ones — for LGBTQIA+ students at UCSB to share their lived realities on this campus.
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Stereotypes of Californians are Scarily Accurate

Carley Weiler writes about the culture shock she experienced after moving from Ohio to SoCal.
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An Ode to Summers Past

Now that the school year has ended, Kian Karamdashti contemplates how the concept of summer has changed for him.
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What I Learned From the Kids Without Limits

Jordan Curiel ruminates on what she learned from volunteering at a camp for children with limb differences.
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Houston, We Have a Problem: In Defense of Chris Paul

Chris Paul is unfairly being blamed for his deteriorating relationship with James Harden
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Quite the Introduction: Ryan Wilcox and Caitlyn Snyder Named Freshman of the Year

Wilcox and Snyder prove the Gauchos will be competitive for years to come
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The Antidote to Senioritis: Kate Pipkin and Nicholas Moreno De Alboran Shine in Final Seasons

Pipkin and Moreno de Alboran both had standout senior years at UCSB
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In Review: ‘She is Coming’ by Miley Cyrus

Instead of releasing an album that appeals to industry standards, Cyrus released a work of art that is honest and raw.
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In Photos | Father John Misty at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Indie-folk artist Father John Misty co-headlined Santa Barbara Bowl this past Friday night with Jason Isbell and the 400, and special guest Jade Bird.
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Father John Misty Undersells His Set at SB Bowl

I’ve seen Father John Misty a total of three or four times now, so of course, I love the music. But I wasn’t convinced this time.
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Bren Professor Researches Logistics of Carbon Capture and Utilization

“The question is whether we can turn this large volume of carbonaceous material that we are producing into an opportunity to store the carbon that is emitted into the atmosphere that creates the gre...
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Isla Vista Compost Collective Plans to Double Composting Service for Fall 2019

Each week, “Dirtriders” on bikes with a cargo trailer attached pick up buckets filled with food product from their designated houses. Then, they drop off a new, clean five-gallon bucket for their ...
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African Social Spiders Demonstrate How Group Dynamics Influence Success of Individual Colonies

The presence of two dispositions (aggressive and docile) begs the question, which one leads to greater success?
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Graduating Alcoholic Takes Grad Photos in SOS Liquor

In an unsurprising yet disappointing series of photos, it would appear that local senior and alcoholic Becca Chugg took her graduation photos in SOS Liquor, citing the memories and lessons learned fro...
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Senior Breaks Up With Sophomore Girlfriend

As the end of the year approaches, graduating seniors in romantic relationships are faced with a difficult decision: marry their college sweetheart or break up with them. Seeing that breaking up is mu...
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“Who do you know here,” Says TA at Professor’s Office Hours, Near Finals Week

As finals week creeps near, students across campus are gracing their professors’ office hours, many for the first time all quarter. This has led to massive overcrowding in the office hours for a The...
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In Photos | Father John Misty at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Indie-folk artist Father John Misty co-headlined Santa Barbara Bowl this past Friday night with Jason Isbell and the 400, and special guest Jade Bird.
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In Photos | Real Estate at SOhO

Last Wednesday, New Jersey beach rockers Real Estate took to the stage at SOhO for a late night show.
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In Photos | “Get out of my personal space.”

One of this quarter's projects is titled "Get out of my personal space" and tackles the recent Alabama law that banned abortion in the state.
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Restaurant Reviews from International Students

These international students have highlighted their favorite restaurants spanning from Isla Vista all the way to downtown Santa Barbara.
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Good Eats at the Santa Barbara Public Market

The Santa Barbara Public Market offers a bunch of different options for anyone who visits.
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Where To Grub With Your 2019 Graduate

What better way to celebrate your new degree than sharing a delicious meal with your friends and family?
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