‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Pre-Screens at Pollock Theater

The Carsey-Wolf Center hosted an advance screening of romance film “The Fault in Our Stars” followed by a post-screening Q&A with director Josh Boone and executive producer Isaac Klausner at the Pollock Theater yesterday evening.

Supreme Leader of Nexus Arises

Quiambao works on stories. The Nexus’s new editor in chief, Quiambao writes, edits and delegates work to Nexus staff.

The Daily Nexus editorial staff elected former news editor Carissa Quiambao as editor in chief for the 2014-2015 academic year in an office-wide election last Thursday.

Wok on the Wild Side


You want wild? Say hello to Wok on the Wild Side, Isla Vista’s only Chinese restaurant that opened just last Wednesday and features Sichuan-style food, a regional Chinese cuisine internationally known for its explosive flavors, pungent aftertastes and sweat-inducing spiciness.

Student Leads Presentation on History, Culture of Drag Shows

QSU member Joel Munoz leads the presentiation “Behind the Wigs: An Examination of Drag Culture”. According to the Comparative Literature major, the drag movement can be traced back to as early as the 1800s, when cross-dressing was utilized for operas.

The Queer Student Union held a presentation entitled “Behind the Wigs: An Examination of Drag Culture” to explore the meaning behind drag performance and its role in popular culture yesterday at the UCen.

Regent Talks Address UC Plans, Issues

Along with protests against newly-elected UC president Janet Napolitano, the UC Board of Regents meeting that took place yesterday at the Conference Center in UC San Francisco Mission Bay featured discussion of various issues currently affecting UC campuses, such as the role of information technology services.

Flash Mob To Encourage Solidarity

The Student-Worker Coalition for UC Statewide Action will organize a flash mob this Friday, in support of the UC employee union-led demand for better worker compensation for UC service and patient care technicians.

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 …

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?

Napolitano Takes the Reins

The UC Board of Regents approved former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as the new president of the University of California late last month, amidst controversy over Napolitano’s expansive experience in the political sector. As the 20th president of the UC system, Napolitano is also the first female to receive this position […]

Annual Festival to Host Local Bands, Offer Free Food, Produce Zero Waste

Chillavista file photo

Isla Vista’s ninth annual Chilla Vista will feature hip hop-infused indie surf rock trio Radical Something along with local Isla Vista bands Junipero, Ultraviolet, Adventure Dogs and Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus this Saturday in the Greater Anisq’ Oyo’ Park. Hosted by the Associated Students Isla Vista Community Relations Committee, the annual spring festival will also include free […]

A.S. President Invites UC Board of Regents to Host Meeting at UCSB

Associated Students President Sophia Armen drafted a letter to the UC Board of Regents on Friday, requesting that the board hold their next meeting at UCSB. In her letter, Armen called on University officials to hold the UC Board of Regents meeting being held on May 13 and 14 at UCSB to allow for greater […]