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Wake Up Gauchos: 4 Ways to Prepare for Early Morning Classes

Falling asleep in your morning UCSB classes? Instead of yawning your way through class, follow these tips to prep for your next 8 a.m. section.

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4 UCSB Spots You Can Enjoy to Relax and Recharge

College can get stressful, but UCSB has several options for a relaxation fix. These 4 spots can satisfy your soul and even your appetite.

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5 Best Local Places for Back-to-School Shopping at UCSB

Save some gas! These shops are great places for back-to-school deals—and they're all within walking or biking distance of UCSB.

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Top 3 Tips to Take the Stress out of Your Fall Return to UCSB

Want to come into fall quarter fully prepared, but you don’t know where to start? This student-to-student advice covers your classes, books, and more!

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UCSB College Student … and Pet Owner? What to Consider Before You Buy

Puppies and kittens are irresistible, but is ownership a smart choice for college students? Here’s what to know before considering any kind of pet at UCSB.

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6 Best Beaches in Santa Barbara

Need a break from Isla Vista’s beaches? The Santa Barbara coast has plenty to choose from! Check out these fabulous alternatives right in your backyard.

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5 Cities to Relocate to After Graduating from UCSB

Seniors are packing their bags as graduation nears. But where to go from beautiful UCSB? Here, a Gaucho’s guide to finding a new home after college.

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A Healthier Guide to the UCSB Dining Commons

Constantly reaching for those extra fries at the DLG? Find better alternatives in the dining commons that will leave you sustained and energized.

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6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life (that Don’t Involve a Vacuum)

These easy tips for decluttering your tech, living spaces, and cranium are well worth the very minimal effort. Get ready for a less stressful quarter!

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5 (Free!) Monday Mood-Boosters You Haven’t Tried

Here’s a dawn-to-dusk plan of activities on or near campus that can help you (maybe) enjoy Mondays more and start your week right.

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6 Things to Do at the Rec Center Besides Lift

Not a fitness fan? There's plenty to do at the Rec Cen to feed your soul, ease your stress, expand your mind, and channel your inner artist. Check it out!