Graduate Student Association hosts discussion on gender marginalization

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is hosting a gender marginalization discussion on Thursday, May 9, from 12-2 p.m. at the GSA Lounge. The discussion aims to gather student input before the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women prepares its end-of-year report for Chancellor Henry T. Yang. 

Potential topics include how our colleagues are experiencing issues surrounding the current environment of austerity, shortages of staff, shortages of childcare, and other areas of concern,” the Shoreline description read

Sandwiches from Three Pickles Subs & Sandwiches will be provided. 

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center presents “Reparations in California”

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is hosting an “Imagining California Panel Discussion: Reparations in California” event on Thursday, May 9, from 4-6 p.m. at the McCune Conference Room. The discussion will feature the history and current state of reparations in California. 

An audience Q&A and reception will follow. 

RCSGD starts graduating students discussion group

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is hosting the first group of LGBTQ+ Graduating Students Discussion Groups on Thursday, May 9, from 4-5 p.m. at the RCSGD Lounge, featuring vision board making.

The group aims to create a community for graduating LGBTQIA+ students which will take place over weeks six and nine of spring quarter. 

Health & Wellness hosts “Cookies n’ Culture”

Health & Wellness is hosting a “Cookies n’ Culture” discussion on Thursday, May 9, from 5-7 p.m. at the MultiCultural Center (MCC) Lounge. 

“The purpose of this event is to bridge different cultures and communities through the act of decorating cookies,” the Shoreline description read

UCSB AIISSA, Edible Campus Program hosts wetland painting

The American Indian and Indigenous Student Association (AIISA) and the Edible Campus Program (ECP) are collaborating on a wetland space sign painting session on Thursday, May 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the American Indian and Indigenous Cultural Resource Center.

“Come spend the evening with AIISA and ECP to learn about Indigenous managed spaces, discuss nature wellbeing, reflect on the importance of naming, and paint signs for the on campus Wetland Space!” the Shoreline description read.

RCSGD hosts men-loving-men, Queer mens’ picnic 

RCSGD is hosting a men-loving-men and Queer mens’ picnic on Friday, May 10, from 12-1 p.m. at the Student Resource Building (SRB) southside lawn. 

Woodstock’s pizza and cinnabread will be provided. 

Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council hosts social, bazaar 

The Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council is hosting a staff social and arts and crafts bazaar on Friday, May 10, from 2-4 p.m. on the Lagoon Lawn.

“Staff artisans will be selling their handmade items and light refreshments will be provided,” the Shoreline description read

Asian Resource Center, C.A.P.S. hosts calligraphy event 

The Asian Resource Center, Counseling and Psychological Services (C.A.P.S.) and Health & Wellness are collaborating on a lantern-making and calligraphy workshop. The event will take place on Friday, May 10, from 5-7 p.m. in the SRB Multipurpose Room (MPR). 

Free boba will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

Phi Delta Epsilon hosts anatomy fashion show

Phi Delta Epsilon is hosting an anatomy fashion show for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) on Friday, May 10, from 6-8 p.m. at Corwin Pavilion. 

The event will feature interactive booths on anatomy education and volunteer opportunities, as well as club performances.

“The second half of our event is filled with performances from UCSB clubs/organizations and fashion show depicting different anatomical systems featuring PhiDE members as models,” the Shoreline description read.

Arts & Lectures presents talk with Cristina Mittermeier 

Arts & Lectures is hosting a talk with National Geographic photographer Cristina Mittermeier on Friday, May 10, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Campbell Hall. 

“Working at the intersection of art and science, National Geographic photographer Cristina Mittermeier drives conservation efforts through storytelling and explores how inextricably linked we are to that most sacred element – water,” the Shoreline description read

Pilipino Graduation hosts pop-up market 

Pilipino Graduation is hosting a pop-up market from Monday, May 13, at 8 a.m. to Tuesday, May 14, at 5 p.m. at the Lot 22 Lawn.

“Vendors are coming to set up a pop-up and will donate 20% of proceeds to club,” the Shoreline description read.

Women’s Center presents “Bri’s Cafe Studio”

The Women’s Center is hosting a “Bri’s Cafe Studio” on Monday, May 13, from 12-4 p.m. at the SRB MPR.

The workshop will be hosted by the center’s graduate student programmer Bri Reddick, and will have “free creative” headshots for graduate students. 

Education Abroad Program hosts global learning for Latine students 

The Education Abroad Program is presenting: “El Mundo es Tuyo: Global Learning for Latinx/e Students” on Monday, May 13, from 12-1 p.m. 

“Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore global learning through the lens of Latinx/e identities,” the Shoreline description read.

RCSGD hosts QT grad cap decorating party 

RCSGD is hosting a QT Grad Cap Decorating Party on Monday, May 13, from 6-8 p.m. at the RCSGD Lounge. 

“You bring your cap and we’ll bring all the decorating supplies you could want,” the Shoreline description read

UCSB Sustainability hosts sunset painting 

UCSB Sustainability is hosting a sunset painting session on Monday, May 13, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Sea Lookout Park. 

Materials will be provided.

LGBTQ Staff & Faculty Collective hosts mirror decorating workshop

LGBTQ Staff & Faculty Collective is hosting a “Mirror, Mirror: Embracing Self-Love and Confidence with Mirror Decorating” event on Tuesday, May 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SRB MPR. 

“Join the Collective as we craft and chat about affirmations, body positivity, and more,” the Shoreline description read.

International Student Association hosts cross-cultural dessert night 

The International Student Association is hosting a cross-cultural dessert night on Tuesday, May 14, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. at the SRB MPR.

“We’ve got desserts from all over the world and performances by our culture clubs. Let’s celebrate cultural diversity through sweets and performances,” the Shoreline description read

Sikh Student Association hosts langar event 

Sikh Student Association is hosting a langar event on Wednesday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the SRB MPR. 

“We will serve free vegetarian meals for all UCSB students and personnel,” the Shoreline description read.

A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the May 9, 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