UCSB Student Organizes March Through I.V. To Call for Justice for George Floyd

Students plan to march from Storke Tower to Sands Beach via Del Playa Drive beginning at noon.
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Zoombombing Interrupts Second 71st Senate Meeting in a Row

The Senate now plans to meet this Friday at 11 a.m. and again on May 3 at 6 p.m.
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Isla Vista Census Self-Response Rate Averages Below 50% As of May 26

The results of the census affect a decade’s worth of congressional representation and federal funding in communities.
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Now More Than Ever, Binge Watching Is a Necessity

Katie Caracciolo wants you to keep binge watching your favorite shows.
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The Season of Animal Crossing

Pei Ja Anderson reflects on how the tranquil simplicity of Animal Crossing has helped her pass time through quarantine.
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Letter from the Editor | In Response to A.S. President Beasley’s Statement

The Nexus only published what we could fully corroborate, and we stand by our reporting.
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Beration, Bullying, and Intimidation: “The Last Dance” Reveals Jordan’s Problematic Leadership Style

Don’t praise Jordan’s self-aggrandizing, intimidation-based leadership, or excuse it as “the cost of winning.”
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It’s (Maybe) Back: What To Watch for in the Bundesliga

Here's what to watch for when the Bundesliga returns — which could happen as early as May.
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Season Recap: Red-Hot Gauchos Tie for Second Place in Big West

Before the season was cancelled, the Gauchos looked poised to make a postseason run this season.
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Welcome to “Chromatica”: Lady Gaga Returns to Her Pop Homeland

This dance-central album might just provide enough refuge with a bedroom dance party to make us forget we can’t listen to this music at a real party.
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A.S. Program Board Presents: Ask Ari Aster

This event was any movie lover’s dream as students were able to pick Aster’s brilliant mind and learn more about the film industry.
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Dance in the Age of COVID-19

For UC Santa Barbara’s dance majors, virtual classes are uncharted territory and have left many of them struggling to find their footing.
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UCSB Researchers Investigate the “Untapped Gold Mine” of Wastewater Testing for COVID-19

Sewage surveillance has been employed to track the presence of opiates in wastewater previously. Now, scientists are using it to track COVID-19 in the population.
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Understanding the Social Implications of COVID-19

The May 12 session of “Issues, Approaches, and Consequences of the COVID-19 Crisis” featured Professors Heejung Kim, David Sherman and Robin Nabi. 
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Having Vivid or Bad Dreams During the Pandemic? You’re Not Alone

The phenomenon of unusual sleep experiences during the pandemic may be due to “emotional overloading,” according to Professor Steve Smith.
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Man Claims Be Standing 6 Feet Away From You, Actual Distance: 5 Feet, 9 Inches

While some communities are slowly starting to reopen to the public, research has shown that social distancing efforts have been continually undermined by men not knowing what 6 feet looks like.
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CALPIRG Unveils New “Save The Murder Hornets” Campaign

With no bees left to save, CALPIRG unfortunately had no choice but to move on to the next closest insect.
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Professor Assures In-Person Lecture About Same Boring Material “Much More Engaging Than Online Class”

Aborian made a point to emphasize that even though he couldn’t see the sleeping faces while he was talking like before, he envisioned them in his head to bring about a sense of normalcy.
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In Photos | Nexus Staff Hometown Series

Our staff here at the Nexus has captured some photos of their hometowns to showcase their appreciation for their homes.
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In Photos | Remembering Those Who Lost Their Lives on May 23, Six Years Later

Community leaders encouraged people to stop by the Love and Remembrance Garden in Isla Vista, where there are benches dedicated to each of the six people who lost their lives that day.
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In Photos | Santa Catalina: Living On-campus During a Pandemic

Housing operations have changed in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with all dorms converted into singles and the public spaces partially closed.
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Mochi Donut Balls

Donuts are the quintessential breakfast treat, but have you ever tried mochi donuts?
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Tomato and Egg Stir Fry

Although this dish was simply a back-up, no-effort dish back at home, I now find myself craving it more and more as I spend an increasing amount of time away from home.
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Strawberry Paste for the Summer

Mix this paste into your milk, protein shakes and smoothies, or put it on top of sweet pastries!
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