LIVE: Statewide and Local Primary Election Results 2022

The county will release the first polling place results at 9 p.m. and continue to update results throughout the night as additional ballots are received.
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SBSO Arrests Suspect for Stalking and Hate Crimes in I.V.

The arrest follows a timely warning sent by the UC Santa Barbara Police Department to the campus community on May 31.
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Congressman Carbajal Unveils Updated Degrees Not Debt Act, Addresses School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

The congressman emphasized the importance of financial aid in college, attributing his ability to obtain an education at UCSB to the assistance he received.
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Crypto, a Lesson in America’s Decline

Blake McQuilkin tracks the decline of the cryptocurrency market and envisions a continuation.
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Enough Is Enough: Biden’s Unfilled Promises for Gun Control

Reese Coblentz implores the Biden administration to take accountability for their inaction against gun violence.
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Privileged Yet Marginalized: Chinese International Students Struggle To Return Home due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Barry Xu explores the numerous issues that international students from China face in regards to travel restrictions from COVID-19.
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Lottery Time for the NBA Draft, But Who Will Hit the Jackpot

With the first overall pick in the NBA draft, the Orlando Magic selected Paolo Banchero out of Duke University. Although he will help a Magic squad that has struggled offensively, pundits wonder how t...
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The Best is Yet To Come for Gauchos Baseball

As for the Gauchos, this marks the third straight 40-win season (excluding 2020 when the team’s record was 13-2) as they eclipsed the mark on their very last regular season game. This game also secu...
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Best of the 2021-22 UCSB Men’s Basketball Team

Coming off a successful 2021 season, senior forward Amadou Sow comes in as the best overall player and best defensive player. Sow had a solid year averaging almost a double-double with a rate of 15.6 ...
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Tracks of the Month: June 2022

Start your summer off right with these newly released songs from June picked by the Artsweek’s staff!
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Literature in Review: Summertime Reads

In these wildly different books — a modern-day examination of a doomed relationship, a murder mystery told from three viewpoints and a motherhood cult — there’ll be something for everyone.
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In Review: Tom Cruise Is Flying High in “Top Gun: Maverick”

After more than 30 years waiting in the wings (so to speak) Tom Cruise reprises his role as lovably rebellious fighter pilot, Maverick, in the sequel to the beloved 1986 classic, “Top Gun.”
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A Conversation with Santa Barbara Public Health Director Dr. Van Do-Reynoso

Dr. Van Do-Reynoso recounts the personal and educational path that led her to become a leader in California's public health system.
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Research in Review

Looking back on the most notable scientific accomplishments and breakthroughs made by UCSB researchers during the 2021-22 year.
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at breakthrough biofilters, ghost fishing, and greenhouse gas emission levels in China
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Top 10 Things I’d Say If I Were a Tour Guide

No one here drinks.  Seriously. Del Playa is actually just a place that we gather at on weekends to worship Chancellor Yang and give him all our money. 
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UCSB’s Top Students Finish Magna Cum Laude; Bottom Students Reportedly Satisfied

“We as a community are just so proud of the achievement of these students. They should certainly feel very satisfied with themselves and the effort they have put in. We hope they are experiencing th...
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From the Archive: Diet Ice Cream, Dire Consequences

Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. Given the unthinkable human tragedy and exposition of the failures and lies of the global capitalist sys...
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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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Black Bean Tostadas with Pickled Cabbage

The many textures of the dish — the crunchy tortilla, the creamy bean base and the slightly crisp pickled vegetables — layer together to make a refreshing bite. 
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Reflecting on PLNT PWRD MRKT’s Short Time in Montecito

PLNT PWRD MRKT has brought upcoming brands to the store’s shelves and presented plant-based eating in a fun, creative way that accepts all types of customers without an ounce of judgment. 
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Secret Bao: Modern Asian Cuisine

Secret Bao brings a fresh twist to classic dishes such as gyoza, udon, and of course, bao buns.
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