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Photo Story | A Different Kind of I.V.

Local band Modern Genre shot its first music video, “A Different Kind of I.V.: A Tribute to Isla Vista, CA,” in Isla Vista in April. The Nexus captured photos of the behind-the-scenes process of t...
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In Photos | Isla Vista Surfing Culture

A cornerstone of UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista culture has always been the presence of a large surfing community. The Daily Nexus captured photos from Southern California surf spots, including Sands...
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In Photos | SBIFF 2022: Award-winning Actors on the Red Carpet

After two years of the hybrid/virtual festival format, this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival made a strong in-person comeback with a plethora of star-studded events and screenings. I...
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In Photos | Jeffrey’s Jazz Coffeehouse Returns In-Person With Local Band

Jeffrey’s Jazz Coffeehouse held its first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic at the Isla Vista Community Center on Jan. 28, with local band Morganfield Burnett & Da Blues playing a combinat...
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In Photos | From the Inside Out: Life in Isolation

Students, both asymptomatic and symptomatic, are recommended to stay at UC Santa Barbara’s isolation housing in the Club & Guest House, where they are provided with the opportunity to quarantine on ...
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In Photos | Architectural Wonders of UCSB

UC Santa Barbara is home to many unique and interestingly designed buildings that students use and enjoy.
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In Photos | The Nightlife of Isla Vista

It is no secret that the nightlife in Isla Vista, and its residents, are like no other.
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In Photos | Students Return to Campus After a Month of Remote Learning

Students and teachers fully returned to campus for the first time in 2022 on Jan. 31 — four weeks after Winter Quarter 2022 started.
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In Photos | Perspectives on Lunar New Year

The 2022 Lunar New Year holiday, which began on Jan. 31, marked the beginning of a new year in the traditional lunar calendar used in East Asian countries such as China, Korea, and Vietnam.
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In Photos | Fall 2021 Recap

As we returned to campus for in-person instruction since the COVID-19 pandemic closures, there were mask requirements and daily screening COVID-19 surveys that were implemented into our new norm of be...
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In Photos | Neighborhood Plug: Cimelia Creations

When Amelia Busenhart left home for college, she began making jewelry with treasures she found on long beach walks and ocean jumps with her friends. These tokens symbolize home and the mark of another...
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In Photos | Overview of Men’s Water Polo Against Pepperdine

The crowd at Campus Pool witnessed an entertaining, high-scoring game between the UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo team and Pepperdine University on Nov. 13, with the Gauchos prevailing 16-13. ...
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In Photos | The UCSB Middle East Ensemble

On Nov. 10, 2021, UC Santa Barbara’s MultiCultural Center Theater held an in-person performance by the UCSB Middle East Ensemble. The free admission performance featured a song by the famous Arab si...
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In Photos | Drag Queen Story Hour With Miss Angel

On Nov. 6, 2021, the MultiCultural Center at UC Santa Barbara held an event for children and families called Drag Queen Story Hour. The event featured drag queen and author Miss Angel, who read three ...
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In Photos | “I Stand With Immigrants” Initiative

On Oct. 28, 2021, UC Santa Barbara stood in solidarity with more than 100 campuses across the country to stand with all immigrants. The sixth annual “I Stand with Immigrants Day of Action” was hel...
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