I.V. Recreation and Park District approves budget for upcoming 50th anniversary celebration

Inside the amphitheater will be music, Halloween-themed movies each night, costume contests and fashion shows.
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Santa Barbara County officially files lawsuit against UCSB for underhousing campus population

UCSB is also in litigation from the city of Goleta over allegedly violating plans to add housing and cap enrollment under the Long Range Development Plan.
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Vista Point: Weekly goings-on in and around Isla Vista

Weekly events in and around Isla Vista.
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BeReal is the False Heir of Social Media and Casual Authenticity

Melody Chen contemplates BeReal's innate contradiction: a social media app claiming devotion to authenticity.
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Turning Red Makes Me Turn Red

Zoë Lo expresses her skepticism of Hollywood's tendency to portray protagonists of color as animals.
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My freshman experience: The fall quarter of denial

Spoiler alert: Amitha Bhat's freshman experience didn't go exactly as planned...
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Men’s soccer runs out of gas against No. 5 Stanford

UCSB soccer's hot start to the season was slowed by their loss to No. 5 Stanford.
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Women’s volleyball excels in conference openers

UCSB women's volleyball starts the season 2-0 in conference play.
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UCSB men’s soccer feature in NCAA Top 25

The UCSB men's soccer team has gotten off to a hot start to the season, being ranked inside the NCAA top 25.
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Student-run art organizations to support or join

Here’s an introduction to some of the various art-related organizations you can support or join on campus or in Isla Vista. 
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Say the name – Seventeen and its worldwide influence

Seventeen made its debut in 2015, and since then, the K-pop group has become a worldwide phenomenon
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“Sounds of Isla Vista”: A look into the I.V. music scene

“Long live the IV music scene” declares the bio of a recently created go-to resource for I.V. concert lovers: the @soundsofiv Instagram page, which has gained over 3,000 followers in less than a y...
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Simply Stated: Starter pack for college student health

Student health consists of eight different dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, intellectual, vocational, environmental, spiritual and financial.
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Simply Stated: What can really be expected from the Ocean Road Housing Project?

With the removal of the Eucalyptus Curtain, there will be noticeably less green space, more traffic and noise pollution along Ocean Road. Despite the expected environmental impacts, these impacts migh...
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Simply Stated: James Webb Telescope Releases First Images

The recently launched James Webb Telescope released 5 images on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, not only deepening scientific understanding of the universe, but promising discovery in the future.
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Incoming freshman decides racist mascot fucked up, but not dealbreaker

“I thought it was a raccoon,” the poor little dunce choked out through tears of white guilt.
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I like pointing out freshmen on DP because I am 21 and dread my future

Those fucking idiots. God, I am so cool.
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Freshman distraught after missing sexual orientation

Sadly, Closset was unable to attend sexual orientation, where students are assigned their sexuality for their time here at UC Santa Barbara.
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Photo Story | A Different Kind of I.V.

Local band Modern Genre shot its first music video, “A Different Kind of I.V.: A Tribute to Isla Vista, CA,” in Isla Vista in April. The Nexus captured photos of the behind-the-scenes process of t...
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In Photos | Isla Vista Surfing Culture

A cornerstone of UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista culture has always been the presence of a large surfing community. The Daily Nexus captured photos from Southern California surf spots, including Sands...
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In Photos | SBIFF 2022: Award-winning Actors on the Red Carpet

After two years of the hybrid/virtual festival format, this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival made a strong in-person comeback with a plethora of star-studded events and screenings. I...
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Goleta Lemon Festival: A Celebration of More than Citrus

Though advertised as a celebration of citrus, the event better reflected an end-of-summer celebration of all things Goleta: local produce, businesses, music and community. 
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Portabella Mushroom Steak and Broccolini

This dish is full of fresh flavors and hearty goodness!
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Hummus Republic: Mediterranean Fast Casual Comes to I.V.

After a long wait spent salivating at the sign on the empty building, Hummus Republic finally opened on May 26, 2022. I’ve had it twice since its opening, both experiences being pretty positive. 
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