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  1. A New Phase in Isla VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    On the evening of May 23, 2014, I was just stepping out of the shower at my house in San Diego. It was Memorial Day weekend, and freshman me had returned home to spend some time with family and friends.

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  2. Remembering the RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    On the night of May 23, once the majority of us had become aware something very bad had happened, I called my parents and told them I was safe. May 24 was a gloomy day, no sun in Santa Barbara's typically blue sky, and a shaken community matched the weather.

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  3. The Role of Art in Restoring a CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    Perhaps the old adage, "Beauty comes from tragedy," does not do much to comfort those who have faced the tragedy head-on. However, once the beauty is fully recognized and allowed to come full circle, it can serve as a point of recognition and a point of memorial.

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  4. Despite Budget Cuts, I.V. Stakeholders Hold Out Hope for Community CenterRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    Amidst budgetary shortfalls in Santa Barbara County and federal housing programs, Isla Vistans continue to push for funding for the Isla Vista Community Center. Gina Fischer, district representative for Third District Supervisor Joan Hartmann, announced during an Isla Vista Community Network meeting last Thursday that the community center would not be receiving funding from the Community Development Block Grant .

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  5. External Vice President of Local Affairs Debate: Dumlao vs. StollRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    Candidates for the Associated Students External Vice President of Local Affairs met Wednesday to contend why they are best qualified to represent students to the county on issues that include community policing, tenants' rights and sexual assault prevention. The election of this year's EVPLA comes at a turning point in Isla Vista's political history.

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  6. Wristbands, Booked Bands and Booze Stands: I.V. Stakeholders Push for a Sanctioned DeltopiaRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    For the first time in the short history of Deltopia, a jazz band led an entourage of partygoers down Del Playa Drive - a sight perhaps more common for New Orleans Mardi Gras than for Isla Vista's usual Spring Break celebration. Ethan Bertrand, the I.V. Community Services District board president who led the march, said he saw the parade as a glimpse into the future of what Deltopia could be.

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  7. Deltopia: Are We Doing it Right?Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    My earliest memories of Deltopia are that of thousands of people flooding Del Playa Drive in 2014, yet there was a general understanding that Isla Vistans weren't too keen on letting out-of-towners nor freshmen they didn't know into their homes to party. A quick search for "Deltopia" on the Daily Nexus website is an easy way to digest the first weekend of Spring Quarter in years past.

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  8. MTD Proposes Technology Changes to Student Bus Pass, Updates to Bus SchedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is proposing new technology that will replace the student bus sticker system within the next year and enact changes to bus schedules starting Aug. 21. The schedule adjustments are due to decreasing ridership, funding and traffic congestion that have caused scheduling conflicts, George Amoon, MTD manager of planning, said at a public hearing held on Tuesday at the Goleta Valley Community Center. More public hearings will be held from April 4 to 13 to discuss the proposed changes throughout Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Goleta and Isla Vista.

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  9. Police Presence Declines as Deltopia DwindlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    UCPD will have approximately 70 police officers patrolling Isla Vista this weekend, UCPD spokesperson Sgt. Rob Romero said.

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  10. UCSB Filmmakers Join Forces with Jack JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    Since the beginning of Winter Quarter, a small group of six film and media studies students have been working to create a love letter to I.V.: a music-inspired visual album about love in our beautiful town of Isla Vista, California. Set to a soundtrack by alumnus Jack Johnson, the film will cover four unique students and have their interconnected stories unfold in Isla Vista over the course of their last day of Spring Quarter.

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  11. CSD Takes First Steps in I.V. GovernanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    The Isla Vista Community Services District was born this Wednesday after a decades-long movement for self-governance in Isla Vista. Voters approved the formation of the CSD last November after approving Measure E by an 87.14 percent vote in favor.

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  12. Surf Report: Feb. 24 to 26Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    Hello, Isla Vistans! Hope y'all enjoyed the three-day weekend! With Week Seven coming to an end, may this temporary sunshine warm your hardened hearts from any disappointing midterm grades. Do not let the dings of adversity destroy your surfboard of life.

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  13. UCSB Will Spend up to $40K on Ads Discouraging Deltopia CrowdsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    UC Santa Barbara will spend an estimated $30,000 to $40,000 on advertisements urging partygoers to stay away from Isla Vista during Deltopia weekend. The advertisements will appear on Pandora, Facebook and television in the weeks leading up to Deltopia, which typically takes place on the first weekend after spring break.

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  14. IVRPD Raising Funds to Replace Vernal Pool SignsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    The Isla Vista Recreation & Park District is raising funds to replace the educational signs near the vernal pools of Isla Vista as well as other ecological preservations and historical sites in the community. Before urban development increased in the last five decades, vernal pools were common in southern Isla Vista.

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  15. Vista Point: I.V. Events to Check Out This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Daily Nexus

    STATE OF THE UNION The next Isla Vista Community Network meeting will be held Thursday at the I.V. Clinic building. The meeting will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., and lunch will be provided.

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  16. I.V. a Lucrative Market for DeliveriesRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Daily Nexus

    For those unable or unwilling to go to the store, delivery services founded by local UCSB students will bring groceries, snacks and various party supplies straight to your door. Lissette Vaca / Daily Nexus As a small town with a quirky, youthful populace, Isla Vista has needs that differ from its surrounding areas.

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  17. Isla Vistans Protest Wells Fargo Investment in DAPLRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Daily Nexus

    "Standing Rock is here; it's not just over there. We do not have to be there physically to feel their power.

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  18. Sweet Alley to Change New OwnershipRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Daily Nexus

    Just two years ago, in October of 2014, Sweet Alley unexpectedly shut its doors leaving residents of Isla Vista wondering how they would satisfy their sweet tooth. Mason renovated Sweet Alley into the hangout that many Isla Vistans seek on hot days.

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  19. Flashback: Election 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Daily Nexus

    It was only four years ago when both Isla Vista and UCSB were consumed with this year's political fervor once again. Students promote the campaigns of Barack Obama and Hannah-Beth Jackson among countless other propositions and measures in 2012.

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  20. The Nexus Endorses Spencer Brandt for Community Services District Board of SupervisorsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | The Daily Nexus

    Spencer Brandt is running unopposed for a four-year seat on the proposed Community Services District board of directors. Hari Patel / Daily Nexus photographer.

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