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3 People Reportedly Dead, 5 Others Injured in Car Collision in Isla Vista

California Highway Patrol, the UC Police Department and the Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to the collision.
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Seniors Reminisce on Their Years at UC Santa Barbara

Seniors shared with the Nexus what meant most to them during their time at the university.
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Isla Vista Tragedies Renew Conversations Around Balcony and Cliff Safety

The hazardous nature of the balconies and cliffs along Del Playa Drive have been a long-posed concern to the I.V. community.
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News In Review: The 2021-22 Academic Year

The Nexus compiled UC Santa Barbara’s most significant news highlights of the year and the coverage that accompanied them.
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I.V. Recreation & Park District Looks to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

The anniversary coincides with Halloween — a holiday that the IVRPD celebrated last year with its first-ever Haunted Pumpkin Patch at Estero Park.
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UCSB Reinstates Mask Mandate for Rest of Spring Quarter

The original mask mandate was lifted on March 19, after the start of spring quarter. 
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Isla Vista Beach Closure Lifted

The initial beach closure was issued on May 19.
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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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A.S. Senate Swears in 73rd Cohort

The swearing in occurred following the adjourning of the 72nd Senate’s final May 18 meeting.
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RCSGD, MENASA and MCC Host First QT API-SSWANA Cultural Potluck

One MENASA peer mentor said sharing food with one another is one of the most mindful ways groups can cultivate a cross-cultural exchange and foster community.
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IVRPD and Pacific Coast Land Design Discuss Plans To Renovate Greek Park

Community members identified Greek Park as the second-most priority for renovations — following Pardall Gardens — in a survey conducted by the Isla Vista Recreation and & Park District in early 20...
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73rd A.S. Senate Swearing-In Delayed

The 72nd Senate went into recess following their final May 18 meeting and did not officially adjourn.
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I.V. Voters to Vote on Variety of Candidates for June Primary Elections

For Santa Barbara County, representatives for Congress, California State Assembly and the second district supervisor are on the ballot.
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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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UCSB’s Nikkei Student Union Hosts Its Second Annual Culture Night

The Nikkei Student Union (NSU) held Culture Night to spotlight Japanese-American heritage and culture through the various performances.
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