Hours Ahead, But Left Behind: International Students Face Uncertainty With Remote Instruction

The switch to remote learning forced international students to quickly decide whether to stay in Santa Barbara or go to their home countries
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Elings Hall Shut Down on Friday After Researcher Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Any staff members who may have been in close contact with the researcher have already been contacted.
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“Walking, talking, living embodiments of resilience”: Students and Faculty Address Anti-Blackness at UCSB in Zoom Panel

The Zoom panel, titled “State Violence, Anti-Blackness, and the Black Student Experience,” was hosted by the Center for Black Studies Research at UCSB.
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International Students on the Transition to Remote Learning

International students share their experiences with remote learning during spring quarter 2020.
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Ask AJ: We’re Still in Quarantine Edition

Local advice guru AJ is back with more socially distanced tips.
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Mental Health During Quarantine and Its Significance for UCSB Students

Marina Jones breaks down the complicated transition to online learning and its implications for the mental health of UCSB students.
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After Years of Disaster, Rejuvenated Manchester United Shows Signs of Life

Wednesday’s performance was a blueprint to future success for Manchester United.
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UCSB Intramural Faces No Lag in Building Out Successful ESports Program

Despite a pre-COVID reluctance, the Intramural team seems to have embraced ESports
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Season Recap: Baseball Season Cut Short After 13-2 Start

The UC Santa Barbara baseball team took the league by storm in what was turning out to be quite the dominant defense of their 2019 Big West title.
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In Review: “Women in Music Pt. III” by HAIM

The Haim sisters had to travel through darkness to create this record, but on the other side was a tunnel of light you can hear through the quality production.
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In Review: Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods”

“Da 5 Bloods” deals with emotional trauma caused because of the war, trust issues, complex relationships with fathers and the never-ending injustices experienced by Black people in America.
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In Review: “8:46” by Dave Chappelle

The special comes in the wake of nationwide and worldwide protests denouncing the murder of George Floyd and police brutality and systemic racism against Black Americans as a whole.
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The Differences Between Us: Disparities in American Healthcare

Data shows persistent racial inequities in access to healthcare across the United States. However, there are also some promising positive trends.
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The Remarkable Recovery of the Channel Island Fox

In the late 1990s, the foxes were on a precipice. Now —two decades later— they stand as symbols of an incredible success story in conservation.
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Advancing Green Chemistry With Professor Adeyemi Adeleye

Adeleye spoke on two particular ways that his graduate students have been developing methods and processes to improve pollution remediation with green chemistry. 
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UCSB To Have In-Person Zoom Classes

When asked how this differed from normal in-person classes, Talerning burst into tears, screaming at our Nexustentialism field reporter, “Why would you fucking say that?” — before running out th...
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Not to Worry! Times May be Changing, But This Professor’s Grading Scale Absolutely Will Not

“I mean, are we facing major, necessary systemic changes as a country? Sure. Do we live our lives differently because of a deadly untreatable virus? Of course. That’s why I think it’s so importa...
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Local Bros Risk it All For One Magical Night at Study Hall

“I NEEDED STUDY HALL, I NEEDED IT. YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND. LAST NIGHT WAS MAGICAL. THE BEST NIGHT OF MY LIFE, PROBABLY,” said Brohanski. “THE STAFF THERE ARE HEROES. GODDAMN AMERICAN HEROES.”
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In Photos | A Remote Quarter in Review

A narrative of Isla Vista in a tumultuous quarter
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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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Simple Puff Pastry Apple Tarts for the Summer

This is perfect for someone who is new to baking.
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Korean Beef Bulgogi Nachos

Want to upgrade your bulgogi beef rice bowls?
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Take-out at Home: Honey Walnut Shrimp

Although it may seem like there are a lot of elements to this dish, it is actually very easy to make and budget-friendly too!
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