Pizza With Police Focuses on I.V. Halloween Plans

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UC Santa Barbara Police Department (UCPD) and Associated Students co-hosted Pizza with Police Thursday night at Pizza My Heart.

Isla Vistans Write to Keep Plastino

Isla Vista stakeholders drafted a letter to SB Sheriff Bill Brown hoping to extend IVFP Lt. Rob Plastino’s term, during a crucial time for I.V. Lorenzo Basilio/Daily Nexus

Isla Vista stakeholders recently drafted a letter to Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown requesting Rob Plastino’s term as the I.V. Foot Patrol lieutenant be extended during what many view as a critical turning point in I.V., as long-term residents, students and university and county officials work to improve safety and stability in the community.

20 Awful Party Theme Ideas


Have you ever wanted to throw a party with a theme no one has ever seen before?

Overheard in Isla Vista: Halloween Edition

Instead of wrapping up the weekend in quotes, Nexustentialism decided to take it to the streets when it came to Halloweekend in IV.

Isla Vista Stays Safe This Halloween

There were no major incidents in Isla Vista this past Halloween weekend and arrests and citations were down significantly compared to last year’s Halloween attendance, according to a statement from the Santa Barbara County Sherriff’s Department.

19 Best Halloweekend Costumes

We were looking beyond basic kittens and sexy nerds.

A.S. Senate Talks SAG Responsibilities, Halloween Protocols

The Associated Students Senate met last night in the Flying A room in the UCen to discuss issues including the proposed “Bill to Re-Envision the Office of the Student Advocate General” and heard questions regarding police policies for this upcoming Halloween weekend.

History of Halloween in I.V.

Examining Halloween’s recent evolution in Isla Vista, suspicion and uneasiness towards authority paired with extensive rules and restrictions and constraint have led to rising contentions between police and civilians, a common pattern for Isla Vista.

Local Authorities Outline Halloween Weekend Rules

Over the weekend, UC Santa Barbara Police Department and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will be enforcing extensive regulations, some not regularly enforced, and will increase the regular number of officers on patrol in Isla Vista.

Halloween With Snakefist: Local Band to Play Whiskey Richards

  The California golden hour was just beginning to cool off as I arrived at Snakefist’s studio. Mike Johansson, the bass player of the up-and-coming hard rock band, greeted me in front of an archetypal Santa Barbara home. Johansson, a relaxed classic rocker and fresh UCSB graduate, proceeded to give me a tour of the […]