Isla Vista Boat Boys Clarify: “It was completely sailable”

The two housemates, whose nautical adventure received wide media coverage, told the Nexus that they did not need rescuing.
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“$900 now”: Young Democratic Socialists of America Holds Student March To Demand COVID-19 Relief Checks

The group of approximately 40 students and community organizers began their 2 p.m. march at Storke Tower before walking to Chancellor Henry T. Yang’s house.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Yasamin Salari

Salari said that some of her proudest moments during the term have been related to her office’s COVID-19 response.
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Argument in the Office: The Book to Movie Pipeline

Mikayla Buhbe and Maya Salem debate whether the original book or movie adaptation reigns supreme.
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L’Age des DILFs

Min Seo Riu reflects on her lifelong dedication to DILFs.
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An Ode to MILFs

Min Seo Riu offers an ode to the MILFs.
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Gauchos Drop 3 out of 4 Versus UC Irvine

After a disappointing season series loss versus UC Irvine, the Gauchos fall a couple of games behind the Anteaters
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Top Two in Conference Spilt the First Two of the Series

The Gauchos really had a tough time hitting the ball in game two, managing only 8 hits, striking out 12 times, and leaving 8 runners on base. 
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A Serious Series: Gauchos Take on Irvine in Pivotal Matchup

The Gauchos will be coming into this series riding some serious momentum, coming off a series victory versus their rivals, Cal Poly
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A.S. Program Board Hosts YouTube Comedy Talent “The Try Guys” at UCSB

The Try Guys, a revered and beloved comedy group, delivered a night of laughter and memes.
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Tracks of the Month: April 2021

Here’s Artsweek’s selection of the best tracks to come out of April 2021!
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On This Day: Upbeat Loneliness Through New Order’s “Power Corruption and Lies”

“Power Corruption and Lies” has cemented New Order as one of the most interesting and three-dimensional groups of the ‘80s and beyond.
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Putting “Zoom Fatigue” On Mute: UCSB Researcher Explains Why Video Calls Can Be So Exhausting

On Zoom, exhaustion comes from the inability to distinguish between person, background and technology, according to Nadler.
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UCSB Researchers Piece Together Detailed Kelp Forest Food Web, Incorporating Parasites

Morton hopes that the higher resolution of this food web will aid in efficiency and clarity for future research.
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Forks in the Road Emerge in India’s Quest to Expand Renewables

The country hopes to install more than 400 gigawatts of wind and solar generation by the year 2030.
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Rec Cen Lifeguards Upset They Might Actually Have To Do Something Now

As spring slowly turns to Summer, more and more students will be looking to use the pool at the Rec Cen, with no regard to how the lifeguards feel. Unless you’re a decent swimmer, I recommend making...
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Sad! Library Chairs Haven’t Felt a Fart in More Than a Year

“What we’re seeing is a lot of chairs kind of shriveling up in the cushion part,” Davidson custodian and chair expert Frank Todd said. “Without the farts, they really lose all the life in them...
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Dining Halls Ranked by Someone Who Hasn’t Been to Any of Them

Anticipation is rising among UC Santa Barbara students who have chosen to stay at home during the pandemic, many of them freshman who have never been to campus. We at Nexustentialism decided to lend a...
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In Photos | UCSB Students and Activists Rallied, Demanding $900 Pandemic Relief Payments

A march demanding distribution of $900 checks to the UC Santa Barbara student body was held on the afternoon of May 8.
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In Photos | En Route to Immunity: Vaccination Efforts Across Santa Barbara County

Over the past few weeks, the Nexus has visited and captured the scene at several vaccination sites.
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In Photos | SBIFF 2021: Drive-in Theaters by the Sea

The drive-in theater retained the excitement and joy of going to a movie for a largely virtual festival.
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Jack-Jack Num Num Cookies From Pixar: The Chocolate Chip Cookie to End All Chocolate Chip Cookies 

These cookies are the perfect balance of salty and sweet, with a few simple tricks to make a delicious gooey center every time.
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A Flavorful Falafel Platter On A Budget

This falafel platter is easy to make, healthy, and budget-friendly!
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Two One-Pot Pasta Recipes for a Quick, Easy Dinner

As we work hard to finish strong for this unique online school year, cooking dinner every night might be a hassle. If that’s the case for you, these quick and efficient one-pot pasta recipes can be ...
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