oSTEM at UCSB Creates Space for LGBTQIA+ Students in S.T.E.M. Fields

Blaes said the existence of oSTEM can help establish a space for LGBTQIA+ students in S.T.E.M. fields by affirming their presence. 
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Trans and Queer Commission Holds Town Hall on LGBTQIA+ Advocacy

UC Santa Barbara’s Associated Students Trans & Queer Commission held a Spring Town Hall in the MultiCultural Center lounge on May 9 at 6 p.m. to discuss local LGBTQIA+ advocacy and receive commu...
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Environmental Affairs Board Rallies Against California’s Fossil Fuel Use

Students commuted to Santa Barbara Downtown, where the rally was held.
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Isla Vista Youth Projects Partners With Veggie Rescue To Address Food Insecurity in Community

The food stand is open every first, second and fourth Thursday of each month.
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IVCSD Holds “Lighting Walk” To Assess Street Lighting in I.V.

Volunteers gathered at the Isla Vista Community Center and then split into groups, with each group walking through a different quadrant of I.V. and making note of its underlit areas.
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UCSB Department of Recreation and Isla Vista Recreation & Park District Team Up To Host Outdoor Fitness Sessions

The event on Saturday began with a Zumba session that ran until 11:45 a.m. and then switched to a beginner’s hula-hoop class that ran until approximately 12:30 p.m.
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UCSB’s Department of Health and Wellness Hosts Four-Week Project To Improve Body Image

The sessions were held over four weeks from Feb. 2 to Feb. 24, with weekly sessions involving exercises, roleplays and discussions.
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UCSB Professors Receive Distinguished Grant for Research Projects

Anthony Barbieri, Chinese history professor, and Sherene Seikaly, associate professor of history, received $60,000 each in research grants.
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UCSB Library Creates Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration for the Month of January

The commemoration includes a wide variety of materials, some of which are available for students to check out.
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Uncertainty and Stress Is the Norm for Hundreds of Students Living in Hotels

280 students are currently residing in hotels as a result of the ongoing housing shortage.
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IVCSD Holds Transportation Town Hall to Improve Mobility in I.V.

In approximately a year, the board plans to complete its proposal for improving transportation in Isla Vista and present it to the community for input.
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A.S. Holds Housing Town Hall; University Announces Intent To Extend Hotel Contracts

During the meeting, administration heard out student concerns and announced their decision to extend university housing contracts
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UCSB Students Advocate for Campus Grocery Shuttle

The prospective program is still in its initial planning phase, and the project’s group is still looking for insight into student perspectives on a grocery shuttle service.
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Vista Point: Weekly Goings-on in Isla Vista

The 2021-22 Nexus News Team has revived our old column, "Vista Point," to keep our readers informed of local events and happenings. 
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Wingstop Swoops Into Isla Vista

Wingstop held its soft opening in Isla Vista on Friday marking the introduction of the only dedicated chicken wing restaurant in I.V.
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