UC union strike continues into second week

Coordinated protests took place at noon today across all UC campuses.
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UC News

A weekly recap of news highlights from the nine University of California campuses
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Goleta Union School District facing occurrences of anti-Blackness among students; prompting community concern

The reports were first addressed in a Nov. 7 public statement from Healing Justice Santa Barbara
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Editorial: The UC is a public institution. Why do staff and student needs continue to be unmet?

The UC as a whole has systematically failed its most integral and important members.
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Editorial: The UC is a public institution. Why do staff and student needs continue to be unmet?

The University of California has long posited its mission as one that serves society as a center of higher learning by advancing knowledge and research, aimed at ensuring equitable access and opportun...
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Tomato soup for the soul (and for the Earth)

Ashna Ahmed considers how the public reception of recent climate protests reveals our desensitization.
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UCSB baseball alumni looks to make his MLB debut

Noah Davis, former UCSB pitcher is set to make his Major League debut for the Colorado Rockies.
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From free throws to fiction: UCSB basketball alum publishes second book

Former UCSB basketball player JD Slajchert publishes his touching novel based on the experiences of his close friend's parents.
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The Gauchos make their first fall on the road

After a bad shooting day for the Gauchos, they fell just short to Northern Arizona in a closely contested match.
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Staff Writer Favorites: Top 10 albums of 2022

Staff Writer Lorna Kruesel shares her top 10 albums of 2022!
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Multiple Generations of Laughology Comedy at Embarcadero Hall

Whether you want to see seasoned comedians hone their craft or newcomers try their hand at the nerve wracking task of telling jokes to a large audience, Laughology has a lot to offer students.
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Slipping into the industry: Emmett Malloy’s journey to music manager

“Straight out of a funny, young comedy movie” is Emmett Malloy’s apt way of describing his dive into the music industry representing soft-rock cult favorite Jack Johnson. 
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at mental health, laser manufacturing, the evolution of desirability, and food footprints.
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Simply Stated: How Do You Lessen The Toll Of A Sugar Rush?

While it’s important to enjoy these Howmoments while they last, there is one important thing to watch out for, which is a major glucose spike when you subconsciously munch on some Sour Patch Kids or...
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Simply Stated: Why Do People Faint at the Sight of Blood?

Vasovagal syncope, a type of reflex syncope, is the most common reason people faint. Vasovagal means caused by the vagus nerve while the term syncope refers to the act of fainting.
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Breaking: Hot Ticket UCSB holding group of average white men hostage

“Oh, it was absolutely horrible,” the Goleta Chief of Police Owen K. Bacon said. “From what Detective Rodriguez described, they weren’t even allowed their Sony headphones.”
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Nexustentialism’s favorite strikes

Nexustentialism writers share their favorite strikes.
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Efficient! Scootering Snag employee breaks sound barrier

“Speed. I am speed. 42 bitters. 42 boozers. I eat boozers for breakfast.”
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In Photos | Downtown Sound: Carly Rae Jepsen at The Arlington Theatre

Garnering a crowd of all ages, concertgoers with a penchant for pop flocked to Carly Rae Jepsen’s stop along State Street at The Arlington Theatre. Jepsen sang in Santa Barbara for one night during ...
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In Photos | Stearns Wharf’s 150th Anniversary

The photos below capture some events from the 150th anniversary of the historic Santa Barbara landmark Stearns Wharf.
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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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Salmon Wellington: A terrific turkey alternative

I sought to make a Thanksgiving main dish that incorporates complex flavors and is everything turkey is not: something with moistness and rich flavor that still feels ceremonious and special without n...
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Persimmon and plum crumble: a foolproof fall dessert

Stand out at the Thanksgiving dessert table with this melt-in-your-mouth fall treat!
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So you got invited to friendsgiving…

You got invited to a Friendsgiving. Great! Only one issue: You don’t know how to cook. We're here to help with a few easy-to-make ideas to bring to a potluck!
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