WATCH: A Look Back on 2017

Join the Nexus as we revisit some of the most noteworthy moments of 2017 of UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista.

Gauchos Tally Back-to-Back Wins for First Time This Season

The UCSB women’s basketball team seems to be reaching its expected potential as it won its second-straight game.

Two Apparent Overdoses in Isla Vista Within 24 Hours, Victims Receive Doses of Naloxone

Two male victims suffering from apparent drug overdoses in Isla Vista received Naloxone and were transported to the hospital on Monday, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office reported.

Somewhere In Between: Mariachi and Trap

Meet Jordan Mitchell: a third-year music composition major who created his own hip-hop collective and composes original mariachi music.

Sensationalism in Social Media

Brian Do cautions against the perception that social media posts are an accurate reflection of everyday life.

Gauchos Sting Hornets With Double-Digit Win

Things keep rolling for the Gauchos as they strung together another win Saturday night over Sac St.

Thomas Fire Becomes Largest Wildfire in Modern California History

The Thomas Fire is now the largest recorded wildfire in California history after burning through 273,400 acres of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in 20 days.

Gauchos Turn Things Around, Defeat Aztecs at Home to End Losing Streak

The drought finally ends for the UCSB women’s basketball team after defeating SDSU.

UCSB Gets Back On Track With Victory Over San Diego Christian

Despite its loss to USC, the UCSB men’s basketball team overcame the defeat with a win over San Diego Christian.

Easy Holiday Treats

Save yourself the added stress with these easy-to-make festive treats.