Friday, February 24, 2017

Mia Minnes: Mathematician and Computer Scientist Extraordinaire

It is a wet day. I sit on the bright red couch in computer science professor Mia Minnes’ room, warming up from the weather outside. As she walks her previous guest out, I stare...

Lumumba Zapata: Looking Back to Move Forward

It’s 7 a.m. on Jan. 20, and I’ve been awake through the night. When I asked to interview a member of Lumumba Zapata Collective — the group responsible for organizing UCSD’s role in today’s...

Searching for Shelter: San Diego’s Struggle to Mitigate Homelessness

  Exiting the I-5 South freeway, lined with palm trees, the sun glints off the ocean just a few miles to the right. A cruise through downtown takes you past looming financial buildings and office...

Waste No More: Food Recovery at UCSD

Having too much food sounds like a luxury, maybe even a dream. To the Food Recovery Network, however, the situation poses both an environmental problem and a hunger-abating solution. Born out of a frustration with...

Life Under the Radar: Undocumented Students at UCSD

In a room that used to be a janitor’s closet, set atop the fifth floor of the Student Services Building, there is a man named Daniel Arturo Alfaro Arellano. He is the coordinator of...

Leaving the American Sector: Professor William O’Brien

Tucked away at the end of a third-floor hallway in the literature building, you’ll come across a curious door. Plastered over it are mid-century publications, most in German, dealing with a variety of subject...

More Knowledge, Less Stress: Student Legal Services at UCSD

To most students, the legal process is not generally associated with words like “fun” or “uplifting.” On the contrary, many students see legal procedures as expensive, stressful and frustrating. Imagine a group of students...

Retail Therapy

UCSD has always prided itself on welcoming students from all over the world to an enriching and, most of all, diverse environment. The International Center was created to cater to these students’ needs, and...

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A&E Staff’s 2017 Oscar Picks

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Interview With a Badminton Player: Ali Viettry

In a country where basketball and football dominate the headlines of most sports news outlets, it’s easy for lesser known sports to fall through...

Tell Me Your Story Installation

written by: Brittney Lu, InterVarsity Leader “What’s your name? Major? College? How can I take everything about you and throw it into a nine-digit...