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Encampments continue for third day, remain peaceful

Approximately 55 students are circulating the encampments, and around 40 people involved with the organization and upkeep of the effort announced staying until they are “forcibly removed.” 
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LIVE: A.S. Spring Quarter Elections Results 2024

The Nexus will update this page with live results from the Associated Students Election, which will be released in-person at the UCen Hub at 4:00.
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County district supervisor discusses Isla Vista cliff safety, housing

Attendees primarily discussed housing and safety issues in Isla Vista as well as in the district as a whole.
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Student project brings awareness to microfiber pollution

The Microfiber Initiative began in February and seeks to raise awareness of the microplastics released into the environment from textiles as a result of washing clothes.
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800 community members plunge into the ocean world record not broken

The event aimed to promote marine life conservation and sustainability through building community and fundraising for the Marine Conservation Network.
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UCSB alumnus dies in cliff fatality, community emphasizes raising fence heights

He was the 14th person to die in a cliff fatality in the past 20 years and the second to die in the past year following another cliff fatality in the summer.
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Owen Meyers for External Vice President of Local Affairs

The Nexus believes that Meyers’ experience with UC in Isla Vista (UCIV), his comprehensive plans for the position, and his knowledge and involvement with local county entities make him the best fit.
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Alvin Wang for Student Advocate General

The Nexus is confident that Wang will excel in the S.A.G. role, and effectively serve as an advocate for the student body during the 2024-25 school year.
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Nayali Broadway for President

The Nexus believes in Broadway’s commitment to an inclusive campus climate that ensures stability in the wake of a year of division and hostility among students.
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Açucar Pinto for Internal Vice President

Açucar Pinto displayed a comprehensive understanding of the campus climate, and understood the importance of facilitating productive dialogue among members of A.S. Senate.
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Monica Mekhlouf for External Vice President for Statewide Affairs

Mekhlouf demonstrated through their experiences working with students on campus that they have the empathy and expertise to stand at the helm of the office.
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Student Affairs reports campus instances of vandalism

Vandalism includes the defacement of A.S. signage and spray paint on Storke tower.
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UCPD reports burglar in Anacapa Hall

The perpetrator reportedly trespassed into multiple resident rooms, rummaged through personal items and tried other door handles.
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Trans & Queer Commission hosts annual Pride Week

The week consisted of eight events ranging from fashion and drag shows to a queer history panel and movie night.
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UCSB Indus colors community with Holi event

Around 300 attendees danced and threw colored powder at one another for the traditional Hindu spring festival.
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