Regents Vote To Increase Undergraduate Tuition Across All UC Schools

The proposal was enacted amidst pushback and protest from student groups across the UC.
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UCs Release Admission Statistics for Incoming Class

Between 2020 and 2021, most UC schools had similar admission numbers compared to 2020, with two notable exceptions being UC Los Angeles and UCSB.
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SBCPHD Recommends All County Residents Wear Masks Indoors Regardless of Vaccination Status

The purpose of the recommendation is to provide “an extra precautionary measure for those who are fully vaccinated, and to ensure easy verification that all unvaccinated people are masked.”
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Stop Calling Women “Females”

Kenneth Moody discusses the outdated and sexist origins of the term “female.”
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Pride for Profit

Sophia Lovell reflects on the inauthenticity of corporate Pride Month.
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Remember Quarantine? Maybe You Should.

Emilie Risha explores the effects of the pandemic on the perception of normalcy and privilege.
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The United States’ Path To Repeat With the Most Summer Olympic Gold Medals

The United States has been dominating at the Summer Olympics for years on end. This year looks to be the same case, as numerous U.S. athletes are heavy favorites for gold medals in Tokyo. 
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Michael McGreevy Taken 18th Overall; Two Other Gauchos Chosen in MLB Draft

Spanning Sunday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 13, the 2021 MLB draft marked another gradual step of the sports world returning to relative normalcy. Caveats were still undoubtedly present; the event ...
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Messi Drives Into the Copa America Semifinals as Ronaldo Spins Out of the Euros

Messi has led Argentina to the Copa America finals — the second biggest tournament for Argentina outside of the World Cup. On the other hand, Ronaldo has been knocked out of Europe’s biggest tourn...
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Announcement of “Deltopia” Film Is Met With Community Backlash

The opinions of actual UC Santa Barbara students and I.V. community members have undermined the directors’ “as honest as possible” approach.
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On This Day: Frank Ocean’s First Masterpiece, “channel ORANGE”

His 2012 debut album “channel ORANGE” showcases Ocean making a splash with a lush and intimate collection of songs about the awkwardness of navigating maturation and relationships.
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In Review: Tyler, The Creator Has No Problem Finding Himself on “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST”

On his sixth studio album, Tyler manages to strike a balance and does so with self-assurance.
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Researchers Study PTSD-related Symptoms Among LGBTQ Latinx Immigrants

Researchers discovered that not even high levels of social support insulated SGM Latinx immigrants from developing symptoms. 
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With Life Cycle Assessment, Researchers Peer Into the Environmental Legacy of Products

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a way of measuring the environmental impacts in the stages of a product's life.
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UCSB Researchers Study “Collective Intelligence” In Effort to Understand Why Some Groups Fly While Others Flounder

Kim and her collaborators carried out a meta-analysis on 22 studies evaluating collective intelligence in 1,356 groups and 5,279 individuals. 
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Five Meals UCSB Freshman Can Look Forward to Eating at Ortega

"This crowd pleaser is an innovative take on the classic gazpacho. Ortega chefs insist that this dish was in fact heavily requested by students and not created due to a tight budget."
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Pardall Tunnel Experiences Dry Spell, Hasn’t Been Turned On In Weeks

Pardall Tunnel herself remains parched, empty and in desperate need of a biker — or several eager bikers — to just run through her already.
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Dr. Pepper Is Actually a Woman, You Sexist Fuck

Pepper admits that she was motivated to post it after experiencing sexism firsthand in her workplace
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In Photos | Protest to Stop Houseless Residents From Being Evicted From People’s Park

People at Isla Vista protest against this decision for the concern of housing rights.
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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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Whipped Raspberry Lemonade

This drink is refreshing, thick and frothy, making it the perfect mix between a smoothie and a classic lemonade. 
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Summertime Sourdough Crepes

These crepes are decadent, soft, tangy from the starter, and perfect for your summertime brunch!
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Three Plant-Based Summer Meals to Beat the Heat

Here are three plant-based recipes that require little to no cooking, to help you beat the heat!
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