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Welcome to Eye on I.V.


Welcome to Eye on I.V., our new Independent.com column about all things Isla Vistan, from Del Playa keg parties and the latest on the college town’s music scene to random eviction notices, county government crackdowns on outdoor couches, and why I.V. isn’t just a college town. Starting the column off will be Mollie Vandor, an editor at UCSB’s Daily Nexus, an Isla Vista resident, and junior film/law & society major originally from Malibu. Mollie’s first column, about how MySpace.com is the place to go for the skinny on I.V.’s musical matters, will be up shortly. But we’re also looking for more contributors to Eye on I.V., so those with journalistic skills, insider info, and a good sense of what makes Isla Vista tick are encouraged to email The Independent‘s Senior Editor Matt Kettmann at matt@independent.com. Thanks for reading!

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