ONDAS Student Center hosts peer advising hours for first-generation students

Opening New Doors to Accelerating Success (ONDAS) Student Center and the College of Letters & Science are hosting peer advising hours for first-generation students on Thursday, March 7, at Kerr Hall 1150.

There will be two advising sessions from 9-11:30 a.m. and 2-4 p.m.

The organizations encourage students to come and ask about adding majors and minors, dissecting a major sheet, unit caps and more. 

No appointments are necessary. 

Graduate Student Resource Center hosts campus tour for international students 

The Graduate Student Resource Center  is hosting a campus tour for current international graduate students on Thursday, March 7  at 10 a.m. International Graduate Student Peer Dee Dee Hong will lead the tour.

The group will meet in front of the Student Resource Building (SRB).

This campus tour is designed for current international graduate students (and their family and friends) who want to learn more about our beautiful campus,” the Shoreline description read

Walter H. Capps Center hosts lecture with Yale University professor 

The Walter H. Capps Center is hosting a lecture titled “‘Disenchantment of the World’ or Fragmentation of the Sacred” on Thursday, March 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Henley Hall Lecture Hall. 

Philip Gorski, a professor of sociology and religious studies at Yale University, will lead the discussion.

The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, Department of Sociology and the Humanities & Social Change Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.  

Undocumented Student Services hosts “Know Your Rights” workshop

Undocumented Student Services is hosting a “Know Your Rights” workshop on protesting as an undocumented student on Thursday, March 7, from 5-30-6:30 p.m. [[ok]] on Zoom. 

Students must register to obtain a Zoom link. 

TASA hosts mental health discussion

The Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA) is hosting a mental health discussion on Thursday, March 7, from 6-7 p.m. at the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, room 1174. 

The event will be centered around mental health first aid and campus resources, among other topics. Baked goods will be available. 

Arts & Lectures presents “The Wild Women of the Weimar Republic” 

Arts & Lectures is hosting “Meow Meow Sequins and Satire, Divas and Disruptors: The Wild Women of the Weimar Republic” on Thursday, March 7, from 8-9:30 p.m. at the Lobero Theater. 

“Postmodern diva Meow Meow’s new show is a wildly enjoyable tip-of-the-top-hat to the Weimar Republic’s notable “wild women” – both fictional and real – that channels the era’s urgent blend of art, entertainment and winking social commentary,” the Shoreline description read

RCSGD hosts lecture on Ohio’s longest running lesbian bar 

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is hosting a lecture and discussion titled, “Free Beer Tomorrow: Documenting the History and Culture of Ohio’s Longest Running Lesbian Owned and Operated Bar.”

The event will take place Friday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the SRB Multipurpose Room (MPR).

A Q&A will follow. 

A.S. TQComm, Gauchos for Recovery hosts overdose prevention event 

A.S. Trans & Queer Commission (TQComm) and Gauchos for Recovery are collaborating for an overdose prevention training and kit distribution event on Friday, March 8, from 12-2 p.m. at the Biko House (6612 Sueno Rd.) in Isla Vista. 

There will be free overdose prevention kits, including Narcan and fentanyl test strips, available in a limited supply. 

RCSGD presents “Sapphics on the Silver Screen” 

The RCSGD is hosting a “Sapphics on the Silver Screen” film screening on Friday, March 8, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the SRB MPR. 

Attendees are advised to bring their own blankets and come dressed in pajamas. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

TASA hosts shaved ice event 

TASA is hosting a shaved ice event on Saturday, March 9, from 2-6 p.m. at Arts 1349. [

There will be shaved ice bowls with toppings and board games for attendees.  

UCSB Sustainability presents “Birding Bingo”

UCSB Sustainability is hosting a “birding bingo” on Tuesday, March 12, from 9-10 a.m. at the University Center Lawn, Lagoon Side. 

“We will take a birding walk around the UCSB Lagoon and see how many birds on the bingo board we are able to find,” the Shoreline description read

RCSGD hosts LGBTQIA+ wellness dinner 

The RCSGD is hosting an LGBTQIA+ wellness dinner on Tuesday, March 12, from 5-7 p.m. at the SRB MPR. 

This event is a safe and welcoming space for undergrad and grad students of all identities to come together, share stories, and forge connections over delicious food,” the Shoreline description read

A.S. COSWB hosts free finals essentials booth

The A.S. COSWB is hosting a free finals essentials booth on Wednesday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Arbor. 

There will be free snacks, coffee, blue books and other exam essentials, while supplies last. 

The event is co-sponsored by the A.S. PMHC and Basic Needs Committee. 

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the March 7, 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 asumishuda@dailynexus.com or news@dailynexus.com.