Latinos for Politics host Café con Pan fundraiser 

Latinos for Politics is hosting a Café con Pan fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Student Resource Building (SRB) lawn. 

The fundraiser will feature coffee and Mexican sweet bread. 

Latinx Business Association hosts vendor pop-up 

Latinx Business Association is hosting a vendor pop-up on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lot 22 lawn. 

Vendors will be selling clothing and jewelry, among other items. 

Transfer Student Center, Basic Needs present CalFresh enrollment party

The Transfer Student Center and Basic Needs office is holding a CalFresh enrollment party on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 12-2 p.m. at the Transfer Student Center. 

Attendees can learn about securing benefits for CalFresh and enjoy complimentary donuts and coffee. 

A.S. Trans & Queer Commission presents: “Bi Us For Us” puzzles & pastries night 

Associated Students (A.S.) Trans & Queer Commission is hosting a “Bi Us For Us” puzzles and pastries night on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) lounge. 

We’d love for all the bisexual members in our community to come to the second installment of ‘Bi Us For Us,’” the Shoreline description read

Taiwanese American Student Association hosts “Mahjong and Mocktails Night”

Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA) is hosting “Mahjong and Mocktails Night” on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 8-11 p.m. at Girvetz 1115. 

All skill levels are welcome and mocktails will be provided.

RCSGD presents “Witchy Gays”

RCSGD is hosting a social titled, “Witchy Gays: Finding QT Joy through Spiritual Self-Discovery” on Friday, Feb. 9, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the MultiCultural Center (MCC) Lounge. 

Using meditation, tarot cards, and even your own birth charts, we plan on discovering queer and trans joy, healing, and community outside of the tangible,” the Shoreline description read.

UCSB Edible Campus Program hosts workshop on hummingbird feeders 

UCSB Edible Campus Program (ECP) is hosting a workshop to make hummingbird feeders from recycled materials on Friday, Feb. 9, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Methodist Community Garden. 

ECP encourages attendees to bring recycled materials, but some will be provided.

Health & Wellness presents “Lunar New Year Lucky Noodles” 

Health & Wellness is hosting a noodle-making workshop in celebration of Lunar New Year on Friday, Feb. 9, from 3-5 p.m. at the SRB Multipurpose Room. 

The event is co-sponsored by the Asian Resource Center and Educational Opportunity Program.

NSU, TASA host Lunar New Year arts and crafts night 

Nikkei Student Union (NSU) and TASA are collaboratively hosting a Lunar New Year arts and crafts night on Friday, Feb. 9, from 5-7 p.m. at Girvetz 1004. 

Join NSU and TASA for a Lunar New Year celebration with arts and crafts such as air-dried clay, calligraphy, and bracelet making,” the Shoreline description read. “Come join us and make plans and goals for the new year and share your New Year’s traditions.” 

RCSGD hosts anti-Valentine’s movie night for graduate students 

RCSGD is hosting an anti-Valentine’s movie night for LGBTQIA+ graduate students on Friday, Feb. 9, from 5-8 p.m. at the San Clemente Center. 

Pizza and refreshments will be served starting at 5 p.m., and a movie screening will start at 6 p.m.

MCC presents “The Feminist on Cellblock Y” screening, panel 

MCC is hosting a movie screening of “The Feminist on Cell Block Y” with a post-film panel discussion on Friday, Feb. 9, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the MCC Theater. 

The panel discussion will feature coaches from the Success Stories Program.

Gauchos Go Green hosts sustainable Valentine’s Makers Market 

Gauchos Go Green is hosting a sustainable Valentine’s Makers Market on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sea Lookout Park.

“Explore various crafting tables with recycled materials from Art from Scrap, including card making, jewelry, and more,” the Shoreline description read. “Plus, contribute to a service opportunity by making Valentine cards for kids in the hospital.”

A.S. Environmental Affairs Board hosts trip to Santa Barbara Botanic Garden 

A.S. Environmental Affairs Board (EAB) is hosting a trip to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 1-3 p.m.

EAB will provide transportation and entry into the garden. Attendees are encouraged to bring water and snacks. 

Legal Education Association for Diversity hosts winter law panel 

The Legal Education Association for Diversity is hosting a winter law panel on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 3-5 p.m. at the Isla Vista Community Center. 

Light refreshments will be provided and business casual attire is optional.

Department of Recreation hosts BIPOC climbing night 

The Department of Recreation is hosting a BIPOC climbing night on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center Climbing Wall. 

All levels are invited and no climbing experience is required.

Students for Reproductive Justice presents “Sex Ed You Didn’t Get in High School”

Students for Reproductive Justice is hosting an event titled, “Sex Ed You Didn’t Get in High School,” on Monday, Feb. 12, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the University Center Flying A Studios Room. 

The event will feature games and raffles, among other things.

MCC hosts discussion on fatphobia 

The MCC is hosting a discussion titled, “Embracing Every Body: Confronting Fatphobia,” on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 6-7:45 p.m. at the MCC Theater. 

The discussion will be facilitated by fifth-year Chicana and Chicano studies and History of Public Policy and Law double major Sarahi Perez Aguilar and feature feminist studies assistant professor Caleb Luna. 

RCSGD presents: ‘No Romo Valentine’s Day’ 

RCSGD is hosting “No Romo Valentine’s Day” for asexual students on Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 1-3 p.m. at the RCSGD Lounge. 

“Valentine’s Day can often be very alienating for members of the aro-ace community, so we’re flipping it on its head this year with No Romo Valentine’s Day,” the Shoreline description read

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the Feb. 8, 2024, 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