Women’s Center hosts open house 

The Women’s Center is hosting an open house on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 12-2 p.m. at its center in the Student Resource Building (SRB), with pizza provided for attendees. 

The Women’s Center is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and educational environment for all genders on campus to better address the gender based issues that affect us all,” the Shoreline description read

RCSGD hosts QT clothing swap

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is hosting a queer and transgender clothing swap on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 3-5 p.m. at the SRB mountainside front lawn. 

The event looks to provide transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming students with gender-affirming clothing options as fall quarter begins. 

The swap is free to attend. All questions can be emailed to equity@sa.ucsb.edu.

ONDAS Student Center hosts information session for first-generation students 

The ONDAS Student Center is hosting an information session for first-generation UC Santa Barbara students on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 4-5 p.m. at Kerr Hall 1150.

The meeting will cover tips to succeeding as a first-generation student at UCSB. Snacks will be provided, and students can register on Shoreline for the event. 

Arts & Lectures presents Mustafa Suleyman on risks with AI

Arts & Lectures is beginning its fall quarter programming with Mustafa Suleyman on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 7:30-9 p.m. at Campbell Hall. 

Suleyman is the co-founder of Inflection AI and DeepMind as well as the former head of Applied AI at Google. 

The lecture will cover the “unprecedented risks that fast-proliferating technologies pose to global order, and shows how we might contain them while we have the chance,” according to its Shoreline description. 

S.E.A.L. hosts Cultural Identities Fair 2023 

Student Engagement & Leadership (S.E.A.L.) is hosting its annual Cultural Identities Fair on Friday, Oct. 6, from 2-4 p.m. on the first floor of the SRB with free food provided. 

“Come meet UCSB’s cultural organizations to explore new communities, find new opportunities, and create meaningful friendships,” the event flier read. 

The fair will feature performances, fundraisers, campus organizations, campus departments and more. 

Graduate Student Resource Center holds sunset stroll for international students

The Graduate Student Resource Center is hosting a sunset stroll for international graduate students on Friday, Oct. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. starting at the SRB.

The walk will take place around the UCSB Lagoon to Depressions Beach. 

“Put on some sunscreen, wear comfortable shoes, bring a light jacket, and come enjoy the beautiful California sunset,”  the Shoreline description read. 

QT Grad Student Union hosts beach BBQ party 

The Queer and Trans Graduate Student Union is hosting a beach barbeque party on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4-6 p.m. at Goleta Beach Park, Area D. 

The event will feature food, drinks and games, with vegetarian and non-alcoholic options available. Participants are encouraged to bring food and drinks to share as well. 

Prospective attendees must register before Thursday, Oct. 5. 

African diasporic Cultural Resource Center hosts open house 

The African diasporic Cultural Resource Center is hosting an open house on Monday, Oct. 9, from 3-5 p.m. at its center in the SRB.

“Meet our Black community members, students, staff, faculty, & allies. Learn how EOP and the AdCRC can support your academic and holistic well-being through counseling, peer mentorship, cultural programs, and more,” the Shoreline description read. 

Prospective attendees are encouraged to register on Shoreline. 

Student Veterans of America hosts first general meeting 

Student Veterans of America is hosting its first general meeting on Monday, Oct. 9, from 4-5 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center Room 123 with light refreshments.

Find out about fun upcoming events, fundraisers, and volunteer opportunities. Voice any concerns you have related to financial aid, housing, etc. and we will get you in touch with the right people,” the Shoreline description read. 

RCSGD kicks off year with brunch 

RCSGD is hosting a kick-off brunch on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the SRB Multipurpose Room with bagels, spreads and beverages. 

“Celebrate the start of the new year by meeting this year’s RCSGD team and learning about our LGBTQIA+ goals, events, and ways to get involved,” the Shoreline description read. 

RCSGD hosts healthcare informational session for LGBTQIA+ students 

RCSGD is hosting a panel on queer and transgender healthcare on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 3-4 p.m. at the RCSGD lounge. 

We will cover gender transition options, reproductive health, PREP, STI testing, and a general review of LGBTQ+ friendly healthcare at UCSB,” the Shoreline description read. 

The event is co-hosted by the health equity advocate and Student Health Service. 

American Indian & Indigenous Cultural Resource Center hosts open house 

The American Indian & Indigenous Cultural Resource Center (AIICRC) is hosting its fall open house on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. in SRB room 1219 with food from Super Cuca’s. 

The AIICRC is a space for students, staff, faculty and community members to develop an understanding of and appreciation for their Indigenous identities,” the Shoreline description read. “AIICRC staff strives to create and maintain a welcoming atmosphere for all to celebrate, embrace, and learn more about Native culture and local, state, national, and global issues that affect the community.”

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the Oct. 5, 2023 print edition of the Daily Nexus.


Asumi Shuda
Asumi Shuda (they/them) is the Lead News Editor for the 2023-24 school year. Previously, Shuda was the Deputy News Editor, Community Outreach News Editor for the 2022-23 school year and the 2021-22 school year and an Assistant News Editor during the 2020-21 school year. They can be reached at asumishuda@dailynexus.com or news@dailynexus.com.