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Fourth-year CLIT Major Still Can’t Find It

Empty-handed in my pilgrimage toward the truly exquisite CLIT. My bildungsroman has come and gone … I have passed my point of no return.” Simpcellington, a virgin, turns 22 on Thursday. 
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Sarah Danielzadeh Voted in as New A.S. Student Advocate General In Special Election

Sarah Danielzadeh, a fourth-year English major and former Letters and Sciences senator, beat 11 other candidates in a special election for Associated Students Student Advocate General.
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Ramadan During a Pandemic: Muslim Students Reflect on Experiences at Home, in Isla Vista

Physical distancing requirements have made this Ramadan different from many students’ childhood celebrations. 
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Head Coach Vom Steeg Reflects on Blue-Green Rivalry

As the second game of the Blue-Green rivalry draws closer, staff writer Annika Pearson checked in with Head Coach Tim Vom Steeg to get his thoughts on this historic matchup.
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A.S. Senator Promotes Social Activism Through T-Shirt Design

The T-shirts were created by Carlton-Carew to promote the upcoming premiere of her documentary series.
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MultiCultural Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Beyond its existence as an event space, the MCC is focused on giving voice to students.
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Beyond the Ranking: UCSB Outside Academics

There is more to a university than its numbers; the way that students are supported and included contributes to their academic and professional success.
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UCSB Las Maestras Center Holds Protest Against Separation of Families in San Diego

Protestors sang, chanted and cried in resistance to the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance policy” on illegal border crossing.
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Letter From the Editor: Merk’s Paradise

New Editor-in-Chief Jorge Mercado introduces himself and examines the past three years in college, and the nexus, that has led him to this point.
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Warm & Wild Nights at Woodstock’s Trivia

College kids everywhere take to trivia events about as well as they do to pizza and beer, but there’s something distinctly Isla Vistan about the tradition at Woodstock’s, which opened its I.V. loc...
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Bong, Bong, Bong: The Hands Behind the Carillon Bells

As a member of Adjunct Professor Margo Halsted’s carillon bells class, Sophia Tao has spent the last two years making the trek up the tower at least once a week to play the bells.
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Letter From the Editor: For Fox Sake, 4 Years Sure Flew By

I’m a little confused by it all, to be honest; how do four years go by so quickly?
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Daily Nexus: Best of 2018 Survey

The Nexus presents its annual "Best Of" voting for 2018. Choose your favorite food, music and places at UCSB and in Isla Vista.
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UCSB Spanish and Portuguese Department Hosts Indigenous Writers Conference

For the first time at UC Santa Barbara, indigenous writers, poets and scholars gathered for “A Verbal Kaleidoscope,” a conference aiming to challenge how indigenous literature and practices are st...
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Flag Expert Tucked Away in UCSB Library

With a collection of 3,000 flags, leading North American flag expert Annie Platoff keeps her award-winning wisdom tucked away in the UC Santa Barbara Library.
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