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Food insecurity amongst UCSB students

The Associated Students (A.S.) Food Bank and the Food Security and Basic Needs Advising Center at UCSB are working to reduce food insecurity.
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Navigating the bike-friendly campus: challenges and solutions at UCSB

The proportion of students biking to campus has decreased over the past decade. while the proportion of those walking increased.
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Bike racks

Play like a Gaucho: UCSB women athletes celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Feb. 7, 2024 marked the 38th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day. As of the 2023-2024 school year, 184 women athletes represent UCSB in the Big West and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
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Learning and Large Language Models: Charting ChatGPT’s changes to curriculum

ChatGPT has been utilized at UC Santa Barbara for over a year, influencing teaching methods and academic curricula with its advanced text processing and generation abilities.
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ChatGPTAi

From checkups to coverage: Understanding UCSB’s healthcare landscape

UCSB’s Student Health Service logged a total of 49,197 student visits between Fall 2022 and Spring 2023, and a majority of the students who visited were covered under UC SHIP.
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The best time to hit the books: Exploring occupancy trends in the UCSB Library

Visitors primarily frequent UC Santa Barbara's Davidson Library during weekday afternoons. There are relatively few visitors between the hours of 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. and on Friday and Saturday nights.
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UCSB baseball players reflect on their summer league experiences

Four UCSB baseball players provided insight into their daily lives while playing summer league baseball.
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UCSB releases 2022-23 course grades

58.34% of course letter grades awarded were A’s, according to data obtained by the Nexus from the UC Santa Barbara Office of the Registrar via a Public Records Act Request.
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Isla Vista law enforcement response from June to August, summarized

The Nexus found that 215 crimes were reported to the UCPD from June 9 to Aug. 9.
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UC and UCSB announce, reflect on fall 2023 undergraduate admission rates

The fall 2023 freshmen undergraduate class is the largest number of underrepresented students in UC history, the press release claimed.
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Studying abroad at UCSB: Trends across countries, majors and a pandemic

Since it was established in 1962, the UC Santa Barbara Education Abroad Program (EAP) has grown to over 170 programs that span across over 40 countries.
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Changing directions: Experiences of UCSB transfer student athletes

Five transfer athletes and UCSB's Deputy Athletics Director spoke about the lives and experiences of athletes who switch schools to play for UCSB.
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Daily Nexus Office
Daily Nexus Office

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Daily Nexus

Three years after the creation of the Diversity and Inclusion task force, here is how we have honored DEI.
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Flex your schedule: The best time to hit the Recreation Center

The Recreation Center is typically less crowded on weekdays in the early morning and late night and on weekends. People tend to visit on weekdays in the late afternoon and early evening.
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Asian American Major Bubble Chart
Asian American Major Bubble Chart

Beyond Stereotypes: Explaining the push behind Asian Americans in S.T.E.M.

Among majors with the highest percentage of Asian Americans, many S.T.E.M. majors such as microbiology, computer science, computer engineering, biochemistry, and molecular biology dominate the list.
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