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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In Photos | Jeffrey’s Jazz Coffeehouse Returns In-Person With Local Band

Jeffrey’s Jazz Coffeehouse held its first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic at the Isla Vista Community Center on Jan. 28, with local band Morganfield Burnett & Da Blues playing a combinat...
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In Photos | From the Inside Out: Life in Isolation

Students, both asymptomatic and symptomatic, are recommended to stay at UC Santa Barbara’s isolation housing in the Club & Guest House, where they are provided with the opportunity to quarantine on ...
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In Photos | Architectural Wonders of UCSB

UC Santa Barbara is home to many unique and interestingly designed buildings that students use and enjoy.
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In Photos | The Nightlife Isla Vista

It is no secret that the nightlife in Isla Vista, and its residents, are like no other.
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In Photos | Students Return to Campus After a Month of Remote Learning

Students and teachers fully returned to campus for the first time in 2022 on Jan. 31 — four weeks after Winter Quarter 2022 started.
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In Photos | Perspectives on Lunar New Year

The 2022 Lunar New Year holiday, which began on Jan. 31, marked the beginning of a new year in the traditional lunar calendar used in East Asian countries such as China, Korea, and Vietnam.
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In Photos | Protest to Stop Houseless Residents From Being Evicted From People’s Park

People at Isla Vista protest against this decision for the concern of housing rights.
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In Photos | UCSB Students and Activists Rallied, Demanding $900 Pandemic Relief Payments

A march demanding distribution of $900 checks to the UC Santa Barbara student body was held on the afternoon of May 8.
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In Photos | En Route to Immunity: Vaccination Efforts Across Santa Barbara County

Over the past few weeks, the Nexus has visited and captured the scene at several vaccination sites.
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UCSB Students March in Remembrance of Victims of Police Brutality

The students began the march with an open discussion at Storke Tower, then walked to Sea Lookout Park to hold a candlelight vigil.
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In Photos | SBIFF 2021: Drive-in Theaters by the Sea

The drive-in theater retained the excitement and joy of going to a movie for a largely virtual festival.
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Deltopia 2021 Yields Few Arrests, Citations and No Medical Transports

The arrests and citations occurred between April 2 and April 4 during a period of increased law enforcement to curb illegal behavior.
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