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To spite students who voted “no” on the proposed NewCen remodel, outgoing Associated Students President Hieu Le has sent a demonic bird to attack unsuspecting Gauchos.

Many students have found themselves victims of the bird, who likes to viciously dive on students’ heads from its perch atop the UCen. Students have come together to ponder why a little bird would do such a thing, and now we know why.

In a series of anonymous tips, it has come to the attention of the Nexus that outgoing A.S. President Le spends his days sitting at the top of Storke Tower, waiting to send the bird to swoop on students who have slighted him, either by voting no on the NewCen, or by making memes about him on UCSB Zesty Meme Cuisine for Horny Teens.

Le, who claims he is “totally fine” with the NewCen not passing, has trained the UCen bird to attack as a project to ease his transition out of the presidency, as well as to fill up some free time.

“As a graduating senior, I really have nothing better to do,” Le said as he signaled the bird to steal a Dorito out of a freshman’s hand.

Raising his binoculars, Le spotted a student who had personally scorned him during the petitioning phase of the NewCen project.

“This is for the record-breaking 81.69 percent of students who voted ‘no’ on the NewCen!” he yelled, as he descended the bird onto the man.

Students were mildly surprised to learn that Le is behind the relentless bird attacks.

“Dude, I was just trying to get a smoothie and then I got attacked by this menace,” said first-year economics major Johnny Johnson. “Why would they do me dirty like this? I didn’t even vote, man,” he said.


Hannah Jackson voted no on the NewCen and was attacked by the UCEN bird. Coincidence? She thinks not.


Hannah Jackson
Hannah served as the Editor-in-Chief from 2019-2020 and was previously Social Media Manager and Opinion Editor. She is a dancer, an avid napper and has killed every succulent she ever owned.