A.S. Elections Board announces 2024 election ballot

The Associated Students Elections Board announced its candidate slate on April 15 one week ahead of the 2024 Spring Quarter General Election. UC Santa Barbara students can cast their ballots starting ...
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UCSB S.E.A.L. Memorial Scholarships open until April 21

The scholarships will apply for the next academic year.
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Vista Point: Weekly goings-on in, around Isla Vista

Weekly goings-on in and around Isla Vista.
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We are Cannibalizing Ourselves: Israel-Palestine Is Not a Competition

Yiu-On Li reflects on how the Israel-Palestine conflict reveals a problem with how we discuss contentious issues.
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U-Mail: Isla Vista Won’t Stop Staring

Riley Burke noticed that people in Isla Vista like to stare at each other... lovingly, we hope.
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ChatGPT: The new cheat code

Tara Mandrekar reflects on their experience learning more about how ChatGPT affects students across campus.
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Men’s Basketball Falls to UC Riverside at Home in Final Regular Season Contest

UC Santa Barbara fell to the UC Riverside Highlanders in disappointing fashion Saturday night, losing to their conference rival 81-64 at the Thunderdome. From the opening minutes of the first period, ...
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Gauchos Lose Extra Innings Thriller to UCLA

After losing twice in a three-game series against California Polytechnic State University and San Luis Obispo, the UC Santa Barbara baseball team took a break from Big West competition and traveled to...
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Men’s basketball loses big on the road against UCI

The UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball team went on the road on Feb. 22 to face the top team in the Big West Conference, UC Irvine. After a dominant first half from the Anteaters, their lead was ...
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UCSB women in media

During Women’s History Month in March 2024, the Daily Nexus spoke with women from multiple campus organizations about their experience in the media industry.
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The Santa Barbara Symphony presents classic Hollywood in classical fashion

On March 16, the Santa Barbara Symphony celebrated movie magic as it performed alongside movie clips in an expression of classic Hollywood cinema scoring and Santa Barbara’s connection to filmmaking...
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An overview of the Santa Barbara art scene through 1st Thursday Art Walks

On chilly Thursday evenings during the winter, Santa Barbara’s art world opened up and welcomed visitors to explore its galleries, studios and performance venues amidst light snacking and wine.
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Methane-measuring satellite takes off from Santa Barbara

On March 4, SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base one hour away from UC Santa Barbara. On board the rocket was Vandenberg Space Force Base, a satellite capable of mappin...
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Going Deeper: A look into scientific diving at UCSB

Humans have little understanding of what happens beneath the surface of the ocean. Community members at UCSB are exploring the depths of it with scientific diving.
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Unveiling the climate crisis in Santa Barbara

Unveiling the climate crisis in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has warmed by 2.3 degrees Celsius since 1895.. Efforts to reduce emissions saw an increase by 14% despite the City Council's goal of carbon neutrality by 2035.
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Groundbreaking Gauchos: UCSB student becomes first frat guy nationwide to discover clitoris

History was made in Isla Vista last Saturday, when a member of Sigla Tau Delta’s UCSB chapter found the clitoris. Aidan Thibodeau, a second-year economics major from San Diego County, discovered it ...
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Your mustache can’t hide everything

Since the turn of the 21st century, angry bitch feminists have been trying to hold men accountable for their crimes. “You’re being misogynistic!” “You’ve never made me finish!” “#MeToo!...
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Targeted? Other people bought the same swimsuit as me

Deltopia has come and gone, and now that the hangovers have fully subsided, many Gauchos have found themselves mourning their individuality. Frequent unintentional twinning has taken a toll on student...
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In Photos | Gregory Alan Isakov at The Arlington Theatre

Indie-rock and folk artist Gregory Alan Isakov performed at Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theater on March 8, 2024 while on tour for his newest album, “Appaloosa Bones.”  The show was opened by...
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In Photos | I.V. Sunset Walk

Every night, UC Santa Barbara students and Isla Vista residents can be seen walking down Del Playa Drive to the bluffs at Devereux Beach. They participate in what I.V. residents coin as the “sunset ...
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International Education Week: Exploring the Asian Landscape

Students gathered at the MultiCultural Center to learn about Asian cuisine from student leaders Stephanie Luong and Leanne Ly on Nov. 13. The two who showed attendees how to prepare both a vegetarian ...
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Colorful and carefree: a recipe for chuski and a smile

Chuski (or gola, depending on what part of India you’re from), is something akin to shaved ice. It reminds me of the summers of my youth, one hand in my nana’s, the other sticky with sweet syrup a...
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Lao Wang’s nifty noodle bowl is sure to knock your socks off

As the site of numerous club fundraisers and Greek life events, Lao Wang has cemented itself as one of the most social and vibrant restaurants in Isla Vista. The quaint noodles, buns and brew spot jus...
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Free tacos from local vendors attract hundreds at Deltopia

Hundreds of hungry students descended upon the tents serving tacos at the Isla Vista Spring Festival, and one could practically feel the hunger radiating from these jaded party-goers. Four brave local...
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