I.V. Voters to Vote on Variety of Candidates for June Primary Elections

For Santa Barbara County, representatives for Congress, California State Assembly and the second district supervisor are on the ballot.
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Admissions Data Show 5% Increase in Student Applications for UCSB

The Nexus obtained data on applicants from UC Santa Barbara’s 2022 admissions cycle from UCSB’s Media Relations Manager Kiki Reyes.
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UCSB’s Nikkei Student Union Hosts Its Second Annual Culture Night

The Nikkei Student Union (NSU) held Culture Night to spotlight Japanese-American heritage and culture through the various performances.
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Reaching for the Stars, the TMT Project Fails Those Below

The Mauna Kea Protectors at UCSB critique the UC's involvement in the Thirty Meter Telescope project, urging divestment.
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Big Brother and Black Boxes: Uncovering Human Bias in Automated Inventions

Melody Chen investigates the unforeseen, and often unnoticed, human biases that have wormed their way into today's AI.
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A Case Study for the Ages: Passion v. Profit

Amitha Bhat explores the painful importance of weighing one's desire for passion and profit.
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UCSB’s Track and Field Team Runs Away With a Top-Three Finish

The UC Santa Barbara women’s and men’s track and field team traveled to UC Davis in order to participate in the 2022 Big West Track & Field Championships. On day one of the event, the track an...
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New Begginings for a Tough Softball Season

The UC Santa Barbara softball team’s season came to a close this weekend as the Gauchos were swept by their in-conference opponent, Cal State Northridge. This came at the hands of losing to their ot...
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Reigning NBA Champs Are Out

In the 2022 NBA playoffs, the underdogs have managed to climb out of the Western Conference while the Eastern Conference features the top two seeds. The Eastern Conference finals will be a matchup of ...
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In Review: The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe Lives On in “The Unheard Tapes”

“The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes” absorbs viewers who may be interested in history, Hollywood or just casual enthusiasts of conspiracies.
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Student Film “Figment” Explores the Absurd and Surreal

Stay tuned this summer for the release of an all-UC Santa Barbara student-led film called “Figment," an absurdist comedy about someone who realizes they’re living inside someone else’s dream.
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A$AP Ferg, Dayglow and Valentino Khan Headline Extravaganza 2022

On May 15, UCSB students made their way to Harder Stadium to watch rapper A$AP Ferg, indie-pop band Dayglow and disc jockey Valentino Khan perform, free of charge. 
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at breakthrough biofilters, ghost fishing, and greenhouse gas emission levels in China
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“Post Roe Frontiers”: Goodwin, Oaks Share Dialogue on Reproductive Health Policy and Justice

Following the leaked Supreme Court case draft opinion that might overturn Roe v. Wade, UC Irvine Chancellor’s Professor Michele Goodwin and UC Santa Barbara feminist studies professor Laury Oaks cam...
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Simply Stated: How Does Music Impact the Brain?

Music activates nearly all of the brain’s various networks. Because of this, the act of listening to a song strengthens connections between many different parts of the brain, including areas respons...
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Local “Nice Guy” Holds Doors Not To “Get Some” but To Satiate Concerning Fascination With Engineering

“No, I just love hinges. God they are such beautiful mechanisms,” Head stated, as he started to speak faster and faster, his face flushed with enthusiasm.
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Report: If One More Man Touches My Waist While Passing Me At A Party, I Am Going To Leap Into The Sun

Nuffathis’ grimy, formerly-white Air Force 1s began to levitate off the ground. Seemingly set off by another waist-grab, Nuffathis was spurred by the supernatural – selected by the gods, perhaps ...
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Sa-tired? Local Funny Business Exhausts Humor Supply

Not one shred of printable material seems to remain, despite continued, exploratory drilling around the sites we last located the funny.
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Photo Story | A Different Kind of I.V.

Local band Modern Genre shot its first music video, “A Different Kind of I.V.: A Tribute to Isla Vista, CA,” in Isla Vista in April. The Nexus captured photos of the behind-the-scenes process of t...
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In Photos: Isla Vista Surfing Culture

A cornerstone of UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista culture has always been the presence of a large surfing community. The Daily Nexus captured photos from Southern California surf spots, including Sands...
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In Photos | SBIFF 2022: Award-winning Actors on the Red Carpet

After two years of the hybrid/virtual festival format, this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival made a strong in-person comeback with a plethora of star-studded events and screenings. I...
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Healthy Baking Substitutes

This article compiles some useful substitutes for dietary restrictions, healthy cooking or times when you’ve simply run out of eggs. 
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Toma Restaurant and Bar: A Delightful Oceanfront Eatery

Toma, a gorgeous restaurant with an Italian-inspired Mediterranean menu, sits on the oceanfront near the Santa Barbara pier. 
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Senior Sendoff- an Ode to My Favorite Restaurants

Some of my fondest memories at UCSB come from all the restaurants my friends and I went to, celebrating holidays, birthdays or just as an excuse for a night out. 
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