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UCSB reverses decision to move commencement ceremonies to RecCen fields after student movement

Several students expressed disdain with the University’s original decision to shift ceremony locations, which propelled the decision’s reversal.
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In Photos | Isla Vista and UCSB remember the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy

Community rallies for A.S. divestment resolution with market and march

The UC Divest Coalition, SJP and JVP hosted “The People’s Market for Gaza” and a “March for Divestment” in support of a divestment resolution on May 29.
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Letter from the editor: student journalism, writing the news you live in

Our outgoing Editor-in-Chief, Pricila Flores, looks back on her time at The Daily Nexus and what it means to her.
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Best Of 2024

The best of everything IV has to offer, right in one place
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A word from our 2024 seniors

Our graduating seniors reflect on their experience at the Nexus and what it means to them.
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UCSB baseball sweeps CSUN on the road

The UC Santa Barbara baseball team continued its dominance over the Big West Conference this past weekend as they swept the California State University, Northridge Matadors. With the sweep, the Gaucho...
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UCSB softball ends season with a win against CSUN

The UC Santa Barbara Softball team has caught fire toward the back end of its season, winning seven of its last 10 games. Two of these wins came from big conference games against California State Univ...
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Men’s Basketball Falls to UC Riverside at Home in Final Regular Season Contest

UC Santa Barbara fell to the UC Riverside Highlanders in disappointing fashion Saturday night, losing to their conference rival 81-64 at the Thunderdome. From the opening minutes of the first period, ...
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Women in Media UCSB holds 8th annual spring conference

UC Santa Barbara’s Women in Media organization held its eighth annual spring conference on May 18 and 19 at the Interactive Learning Pavilion.
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In review: Falling for “The Fall Guy”

The film offers a unique look into a profession that is often overlooked in modern media — stunt performers.
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Netflix’s “Baby Reindeer”: A haunting depiction of trauma

While “Baby Reindeer” doesn’t offer a solution to dealing with the consequences of trauma, it illustrates an accurate portrayal of the effects of trauma and how this can impact an individual’s...
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Simply Stated: Is pulling an all-nighter for an exam worth it?

We’ve all been there — it’s the night before your 8 a.m. final and the library announces that late-night study is moving to the first and second floors. The question is: Do you get a good night...
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Best of Scientific Breakthroughs

A look back on notable scientific achievements from UCSB researchers during the 2024-2025 year.
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AAPI Faculty Highlight: UCSB professor Thuc-Quyen Nguyen’s path to pioneering chemistry

Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, an award-winning researcher at UC Santa Barbara and Director of Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, has made significant contributions to modern organic electronic devices as a ...
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Best Arbor Characters

For any Gaucho, running the gauntlet that is the Arbor walkway is an arduous, unavoidable and annoying-as-fuck task. While every day at the Arbor feels like it offers a new crop of tablers there to ma...
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Best questions to ask during lecture

Don’t be shy! Asking questions is an important part of the academic process — and a great way to assert yourself over your weak-minded peers! However, not all questions are created equal, so here ...
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UCSB’s Most Pissable Urinals: A Review

Let’s set the scene: the smell of newly illegal substances in the air, a smooth bass groove playing in the background and discussion of women’s liberation abound as men with huge afros and unbutto...
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In Photos | Isla Vista and UCSB remember the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy

In Photos | Pardall Carnival

On Sunday April 28, the Associated Students organization held the annual Pardall Carnival, marking the beginning of sunnier, warmer spring weather. The carnival featured the recognizable Ferris wheel ...
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In Photos | Encampment

Signing off the menu: a reflection of my experience in food journalism

Like any 2020 high school graduate will tell you, trying to find my niche in college was far from easy. As a student athlete, I was lucky enough to live on campus freshman year despite remote instruct...
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California Strawberry Festival

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the California Strawberry Festival, located in the Ventura County Fairgrounds not more than 45 minutes from UCSB. The festival’s roots can be trace...
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Recent food news you may have missed

When I open Apple News+, I often see suspiciously frequent discoveries of new planets and asteroids, what Kim Kardashian wore to her pilates class, and the random actions of Florida men. What I don’...
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