Daily Nexus “Best Of” Winners 2021-22

The Nexus surveys the UCSB student community annually to pick the best locations and services within the local area based on voting through a Google Form. The winners of our survey are listed here.
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Students for Justice in Palestine Demonstration Prompts Conversation About Israel-Palestine Conflict

Discourse on the Israel-Palestine conflict has historically been controversial at UCSB
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Term in Review: EVPLA Shannon Sweeney

Sweeney prioritized providing accessible services during her term, holding regular workshops for students to know their rights ahead of Halloween and Deltopia as well as naloxone workshops through the...
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A.S. Elections Conclude With Historic Low Voter and Candidate Turnout; Seven Senate Seats Remain Unfilled

1,849 students did not finish filling out their ballots or did not click submit, rendering their votes void, A.S. Elections Board announced during the Zoom webinar where results were displayed. 
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Vice President Kamala Harris Visits Vandenberg Space Force Base, Announces US Anti-Satellite Missile Test Ban

Harris announced the U.S.’s intention to ban the launching of missiles targeting satellites in space, and said the current administration will encourage other countries to follow their lead. 
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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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Laura Capps Runs Unopposed for 2nd District; Hires Campaign Staff Comprised Mostly of Students

As an unopposed candidate, Capps will most likely take office come January 2023. Despite not having any opponents, Capps said that she prioritizes running a strong campaign. 
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Vista Point: Weekly Happenings in and Around Isla Vista

Weekly events in and around Isla Vista.
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Former IVFP Lieutenant Runs for Sheriff in June Election

Camarena said that currently, the sheriff’s office is “stagnant” and requires someone who will be “at the forefront of change.”
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IVCSD’s Spring Festival Attracts Over 1,000 Students During Deltopia

The festival was years in the making, with the pandemic preventing the community services district from holding the festival since 2020. 
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Deltopia Yields Few Arrests, With at Least One Serious Injury

The number of arrests and citations was downscaled from previous pre-pandemic Deltopias, with the 2019 Deltopia yielding 94 citations and 38 arrests, the Nexus reported in 2019. 
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Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office Hosts Isla Vista Community Safety and Support Forum

The purpose of the forum was to provide an opportunity for the Isla Vista community to approach the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO) and ask questions or express any safety concerns they...
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UCSB Returns Small Portion of Tuition Money From Spring Quarter 2020

Credits ranged from $32.29 for graduate students to $63.34 for undergraduate students. The money was also returned to students who had since graduated. 
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Vista Point: Weekly Goings-On in Isla Vista

Weekly events in and around Isla Vista.
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University, Law Enforcement and IVCSD Set Deltopia Safety Precautions

The university, law enforcement and community organizations are taking several safety measures in response to previous Deltopias that resulted in unsafe situations, like the 2014 Deltopia riots.
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