UCSB Alumnus, IVCSD General Manager Runs for State Assembly in 2022

The UC Santa Barbara 2014 alumnus is centering his campaign around education, housing, childcare and climate change. Presently, he's the first to announce his candidacy.
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IVCSD Presents Alternative Deltopia for the First Time

Now, with spring quarter fast approaching, IVCSD reconvened its Spring Festival Ad Hoc Committee this year to plan for this alternative event in 2022. 
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Man Commits Murder-Suicide at Calle Real Best Western, a Hotel Housing UCSB Students

The university is aware of the shooting and has reached out to the students living at the hotel to understand how they were impacted by the shooting.
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Letter From the Opinion Editors: Moving Forward

Opinion Editors Emily Kocis and Toni Shindler-Ruberg reflect on the history of the Opinion section and the Nexus, and what that means moving forward.
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Letter From a Former Editor: Bittersweet Revelations

"Dismantling systemic issues is a job for the united collective and moves beyond the individual and their abilities," writes former Diversity and Inclusion Co-Chair Maya Pacheco.
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The Lack of Windows is Not the Only Design Problem With Munger Hall

UC Santa Barbara alumnus and former member of UCSB's Design Review Committee, Marc Vukcevich reflects on the main failures of the campus' Munger Hall project.
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​​UCSB Women’s Volleyball in Prime Position To Steal First Place

In the first loss of this three-game stretch, the Gauchos were outplayed in each facet as they committed 28 errors to Cal Poly’s 25 errors and had only 41 kills as opposed to the Mustangs’ 56.  
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Dominate Opening Season Win for the Gauchos

The UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball team opened the season 1-1 with a 119-65 home opening victory against the San Francisco State Gators and a 73-65 road loss against the Washington State Cougars....
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Men’s Soccer Downs UCI for Big West Conference Championship

Offensive opportunities from both sides were few and far between in the first 15 minutes of the match, but the deadlock was finally broken by freshman attacker Ramses Martinez’s solo attempt, nettin...
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Artsweek on Spotify: Staff Writer Picks for the Month of November

Here are Artsweek writer Lorna Kruesel’s top tracks that she had on repeat throughout the past month! 
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In Review: “Tick, Tick… Boom” is a Love Letter To Jonathan Larson and All Creatives

“Tick, Tick… Boom” revitalizes one’s creative nature, validates the idea of pursuing your passion and urges the audience not to give up just yet: There’s more to come. 
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UCSB Alumnus THREEZERO Releases Debut Album

With a newly released album, “SEEING DOUBLE,” Santa Barbara musician THREEZERO is making strides with an ever-evolving sound.
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at rockfish, LED lights, and fire probability predictions with UCSB researchers.
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Simply Stated: What Are The Stages of Vaccine Development?

On November 2, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was approved for administration in an age-appropriate dosage for children aged 5-11. With this recent milestone, many of us have been wondering what...
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UCSB Marine Science Institute Highlights Microbes as Key to Further Medical Discovery

In early October, researchers Isabel J. Jones, Susanne H. Sokolow and Giulio A. De Leo from the Marine Science Institute at UC Santa Barbara explored the benefits of using natural enemies as a sustain...
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Horrifying! Chancellor Yang is a Sagittarius – Here Are Our Top 3 Predictions for Sag Season

PASADO RD, ISLA VISTA – A soft wash of silence fell over the houses on the 66 block of Pasado Road last Sunday. “Finally,” sophomore Capri Khorn let out with a sigh, propping her feet up atop he...
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Keg N Bottle Patron Revealed To Be Three Freshmen in a Trench Coat

Disclaimer: This is a real news story, and any similarity or relationship to fictional persons, monsters, fairies and deities living or dead is a mere coincidence. ISLA VISTA, CALIFORNIA — Late ...
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Wow! Horoscope Close Enough

In what is surely a cosmic turn of events, an alignment of the stars, a blessing from above, second-year Hailey Bailey’s daily horoscope was close enough for her to continue believing in astrology. ...
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In Photos | Fall 2021 Recap

As we returned to campus for in-person instruction since the COVID-19 pandemic closures, there were mask requirements and daily screening COVID-19 surveys that were implemented into our new norm of be...
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In Photos | Neighborhood Plug: Cimelia Creations

When Amelia Busenhart left home for college, she began making jewelry with treasures she found on long beach walks and ocean jumps with her friends. These tokens symbolize home and the mark of another...
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In Photos | The UCSB Middle East Ensemble

On Nov. 10, 2021, UC Santa Barbara’s MultiCultural Center Theater held an in-person performance by the UCSB Middle East Ensemble. The free admission performance featured a song by the famous Arab si...
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Yellow Chicken Curry with Black Rice

Despite the substitutions, this curry paste is every bit as warm, aromatic and umami-hitting as a regular curry — not to mention the nutty flavor of the black rice and the sweetness of the squash!
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Fig Butter Cinnamon Rolls

If fig butter was a person, I imagine she would be a classy grandma beating everyone at bingo — heavenly sweetness and witty, with an indescribable depth.
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Elephante: Coastal-Casual Dining Done Right

Located in Santa Monica, CA, Elephante immerses diners into a tropical oasis with fresh, delicious food to match.
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