UCSB researcher arrested for alleged child pornography possession had prior felony conviction, is now on leave and banned from campus

Peterson was arrested in Carpinteria, at a house he did not reside in, for alleged possession of control child pornography and booked with a $50,000 bail, per police records obtained by the Nexus.
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UCSB’s College Bowl team: The ‘dark horse candidate’

Schuyler Capita reiterated that the group’s close friendship remained an asset throughout the trivia process. 
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Campus-Recognized Sorority and Fraternity Transparency Act sworn into law

The bill was co-sponsored by the SASA nonprofit — which has local chapters on the UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Community College and Santa Cruz campuses — and the University of California Stude...
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UCSB researcher charged after UCPD found child pornography found on work computer, remains employed by university

Three months after his arrest, the researcher is still employed by UCSB.
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UC Regents 9/21 Highlights

The Regents discussed topics such as federal loan forgiveness, a new dual admissions program, military weapons on campus and transfer student reports.
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Armed subject inside building on Camino Pescadero

UCPD and SBSO have closed the 760 block of Camino Pescadero until further notice. 
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Highlights of the UC Regents’ July 2022 Meeting

The University of California Board of Regents convened on July 20 and 21 in-person at UC San Francisco Mission Bay.
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UCSB Chancellor Henry T. Yang Investigated for Hit-and-Run

According to the California Highway Patrol report obtained by the LA Times, the student, who suffered minor injuries, identified the chancellor as the driver. 
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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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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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UCSB and Isla Vista Honor Victims of the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy

UC Santa Barbara’s Associated Students and Student Affairs, along with the I.V. Recreation & Parks District, held a day of remembrance at I.V.’s Love and Remembrance Garden. 
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Admissions Data Show 5% Increase in Student Applications for UCSB

The Nexus obtained data on applicants from UC Santa Barbara’s 2022 admissions cycle from UCSB’s Media Relations Manager Kiki Reyes.
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UCSA Reflects on Ambitious Slate of Lobbying for Student Needs

Three key budget asks are to serve marginalized and underserved communities, including $4 million for underground scholars programs, $5 million for undocumented students programs and $6 million for fo...
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A.S. Senate Discusses Bill Calling for Reparations for Black Students

The bill — titled a Resolution in Support of Reparations for Black and African Identified Students — was authored by third-year global studies major and Letters and Sciences Senator Love Maia
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Regents Committee Approves Ocean Road Housing Project: Recap of May 2022 UC Regents Meeting

Several facets of the long-awaited UC Santa Barbara Ocean Road housing project were approved by the University of California Board of Regents Finance and Capital Strategies Committee on May 18.
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