After Keeping It Secret For Years, UCSB Welcomes Tours of its Munger Hall Mock-up

The undertaking was funded entirely by Munger and constructed by architects of his choosing.
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California State Budget Passes, Increasing Funding for the UC

The most significant addition for the UC in the new budget — which was first proposed in January — is a $307.3 million increase in the UC’s ongoing general fund.
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UCSB Chancellor Henry T. Yang Investigated for Hit-and-Run

According to the California Highway Patrol report obtained by the LA Times, the student, who suffered minor injuries, identified the chancellor as the driver. 
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It’s Okay To Change Your Major

Alice Zhang advocates for the choice to change one's major as she recounts her academic experience thus far.
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Udderly Gross: An Ode to Oat Milk

Simone Kuo discusses the inefficiency of cow's milk and weighs the benefits of non-dairy alternatives, particularly oat milk.
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Crypto, a Lesson in America’s Decline

Blake McQuilkin tracks the decline of the cryptocurrency market and envisions a continuation.
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​​MLB trade deadline is heating up

The Major League baseball trade deadline had many significant moves, specifically for the San Diego Padres.
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MLB All Star Game Comes to Los Angeles

The Major League festivities kicked off this weekend in Los Angeles. There was the Rising Stars game with all of the youth of Major League Baseball representing their teams, then the Home Run Derby th...
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Gabe Vincent: From Undrafted Gaucho to NBA Starter

With the introduction of Vincent, the Heat went from ranking 19th in 3-point percentage in 2020-21, to ranking third in the league this past season. Vincent played a key role in this development with ...
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Molly Nilsson on Witchcraft, Anti-fascism and How Her Nostalgic Synth-pop Ties It All Together

The Swedish-born artist has crafted a discography that waltzes between the electronic, minimal synth and hypnagogic pop genres.
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Record Recap: Clairo’s Autumnal Masterpiece “Sling”

This album is about love and heartbreak, building a home and strengthening the relationships that matter most to us.
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Tracks of the Month: June 2022

Start your summer off right with these newly released songs from June picked by the Artsweek’s staff!
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Simply Stated: James Webb Telescope Releases First Images

The recently launched James Webb Telescope released 5 images on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, not only deepening scientific understanding of the universe, but promising discovery in the future.
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Pelicans in Peril: Recent Brown Pelican Die-off in Santa Barbara Seemingly Related to Starvation

Experts provide insight and updates regarding the recent pelican crisis in Southern California.
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A Conversation with Santa Barbara Public Health Director Dr. Van Do-Reynoso

Dr. Van Do-Reynoso recounts the personal and educational path that led her to become a leader in California's public health system.
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Greeks Go Green Try Greening Out

Greeks Go Green took part in an event of true sisterhood where they collectively attempted to reach a level of high called “greening out.”
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I Wish I Was the Unzipped Banana in the Fruit Sensory Videos

“I just don’t understand why the pineapple is in the middle,” he fervently explained. “Everything about that banana is raw sex appeal.”
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Chancellor Yang Takes Over-Enrollment Crisis Into His Own Hands

It can feel as though calls for action from UCSB administration fall on deaf ears — but no longer!
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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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Sunshine Cake: A Citrusy Summer Treat

This sponge cake is quick and simple to make, and a perfect summer treat for those who don’t love cavity-level sweetness in their desserts.
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Black Bean Tostadas with Pickled Cabbage

The many textures of the dish — the crunchy tortilla, the creamy bean base and the slightly crisp pickled vegetables — layer together to make a refreshing bite. 
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Reflecting on PLNT PWRD MRKT’s Short Time in Montecito

PLNT PWRD MRKT has brought upcoming brands to the store’s shelves and presented plant-based eating in a fun, creative way that accepts all types of customers without an ounce of judgment. 
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