Career Services hosts 2023 Graduate + Professional Schools Fair 

UC Santa Barbara is hosting its annual Graduate + Professional Schools Fair on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Career Services walkway. 

The fair is recommended for third- and fourth-year students looking to apply for graduate programs and professional schools. Prospective attendees can register for the event on Handshake. 

Women’s Center holds discussion on the criminalization of women’s friendships 

The Women’s Center is holding an evening of bracelet making and a discussion on women’s friendships on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 3-4 p.m. at the Women’s Center Community Room. 

We will explore the history of women being pitted against one another and how that continues in modern society,” the Shoreline description read. “We will also explore how women’s friendships have historically been criminalized, from accusations of witchcraft to being seen as overly emotional.” 

Educational Opportunity Program hosts annual Celebración de la Familia 

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is inviting parents and families to a parent workshop with EOP staff as part of its annual Celebración de la Familia. The workshop will take place Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5-6:30 p.m. on Zoom.

The celebration itself will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, from 1-4 p.m. with live performances, music, guest speakers and food. All ages are welcome. 

Walter H. Capps Center hosts discussion on wildfire management, native nations 

The Walter H. Capps Center is hosting a workshop discussion on wildfire management, native nations and the ethics of consultation and collaboration on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Loma Pelona Center 1100.

The discussion will be led by a panel of individuals involved with Native American non-profit organization Nakwatsvewat Institute and UC Irvine professor and chair of anthropology Justin Richland. 

MultiCultural Center hosts harm reduction workshop on drug use, policing

The MultiCultural Center (MCC) is holding a workshop on harm reduction and policing in collaboration with Gauchos for Recovery, the External Vice President for Statewide Affairs, the External Vice President for Local Affairs (EVPLA) and Public and Mental Health Commission on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5-7:15 p.m. at the MCC Lounge. 

The discussion will be led by UCSB affiliates Kai Roldan, Maile Young and Kay Sosin and facilitated by EVPLA Osaze Osayande. 

The event will feature dinner and tabling from 5-6 p.m. followed by the panel discussion from 6-7:30 p.m. 

Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity hosts game night for aromantic, asexual identifying students 

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is hosting a game night for aromantic and asexual identifying students on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m. at the RCSGD Lounge. 

“Connect with the asexual and aromantic community on campus while having some fun,” the Shoreline description read. “Open to all aro/ace spectrum and questioning individuals.” 

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center hosts The Rocky Horror Picture Show 

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is hosting its annual The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28, starting at 12 a.m. in Campbell Hall. 

Every student is limited to one ticket, and each ticket costs $7. Community tickets are $15 at limited availability. 


Department of Recreation holds annual Hallowheels 

The Department of Recreation is holding its annual Hallowheels on Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Recreation Center. 


The event will feature roller skating, pumpkin painting, silent disco, photo booth, costume contests and more. 


“Participants are encouraged to wear their most creative, silliest, and scariest costumes,” the Shoreline description read. “Prizes will be awarded to costume contest winners throughout the evening.” 


Latinx UCSB Network Association requests donations for annual Día De Los Muertos silent art auction 

The Latinx UCSB Network Association is requesting donations for its annual Día De Los Muertos silent art auction from Monday, Oct. 30, to Friday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. at the Student Engagement & Leadership office. 


Donations can include self-made paintings, drawings, jewelry, etc.,” the Shoreline description read. “Proceeds benefit the Undocumented Students Scholarship Fund.”


Women’s Center holds Halloween-themed creative writing workshop 

The Women’s Center is hosting a Halloween-themed workshop featuring a creative writing exercise on Monday, Oct. 30, from 5-6 p.m. at the Women’s Center Lounge. 

Join us for a Halloween-themed creative writing exercise where we take time to learn about feminism, reflect on our feminist experience, and engage our creative minds all while taking home your very own ‘spell book’ (journal),” the Shoreline description read

RCSGD hosts Halloween costume creation and contest night 

RCSGD is hosting a Halloween Costume Creation night followed by a costume contest on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 1-3 p.m. at the Student Resource Building Multipurpose Room. 

Participants will decorate masks and headbands, and all supplies will be provided. 

MCC holds Cup of Culture film night on Indigenous restoration

MCC is holding a Cup of Culture film night on a 2021 film, “Inhabitants: Indigenous Perspectives On Restoring Our World,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 6-8 p.m. at the MCC Theater. 

“From deserts, coastlines, forests, mountains, and prairies, Native communities across the US are restoring their ancient relationships with the land,” the Shoreline description read. “As the climate crisis escalates, these time-tested practices of North America’s original inhabitants are becoming increasingly essential in a rapidly changing world.”

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the Oct. 26, 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 or