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By Jonathon Cuong

A diaper-clad reveler chats with law enforcement on Halloween weekend. This year’s Halloween festivities resulted in 196 jail bookings and 249 citations.


By Benjamin Pu

Incumbent Lois Capps (D.) and former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado (R.) squared off in UCSB’s Pollock Theater in a debate for the 24th District Congressional seat.



Photo by Kenneth Song

UCSB senior defender Peter McGlynn was arrested after he pushed down a referee at the conclusion of the UCSB men’s soccer game against UC Davis in October.


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Photo by Magali Gauthier

Thousands of UCSB students aimed for viral fame with the campus’s own version of the Harlem Shake internet meme.


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Photo by Alex Gonzales

The 2nd annual Gauchella festival brought together a range of campus performing arts groups. .

Photo by Audrey Bachelder

“If you’re going to make movies for yourself, you better love your shit. You better get off 24/7 to your own movies … and that’s what I do.”
-Quentin Tarantino, during an appearance at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February.



Photo by Peter Vandenbelt

The 22nd annual Reel Loud Film Festival showcased students’ seven-minute-or-less silent film projects in May. “The Film & Media department’s annual exhibition of student shorts is easily the most anticipated and unique local event for film-lovers.”-Artsweek‘s Corie Anderson.



Photo by Peter Vandenbelt

Best Coast performing in the Hub.

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Photo by Kenneth Song

Lawsuit courtesy of Robert Clayton
Photo courtesy of Robert Clayton

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Photo by Kenneth Song

Photo courtesy of Ailea Richter

A backflip off a mail truck during Deltopia 2013.

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Hundreds of students attended A.S. Senate meetings to voice their opinions on a proposed resolution to divest from companies that “profit from the military occupation of Palestine.”

Photo courtesy of Sally Oh

Photo by Mark Brocher

Photo by Mark Brocher

The Daily Nexus was reaffirmed.

Photo by Peter Vandenbelt

Headliner Radical Something performing at Chilla Vista 2013.

Photo by Mark Brocher

Photo by Peter Vandenbelt


Photo by Peter Vandenbelt

Dada Life gets intimate.
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