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Tackling Climate Change with Playfulness

I stood in the back of the Great Hall, its high, vaulted ceilings reverberating with the lively chatter of students awaiting a global health talk on health and climate change. Among the anticipated speakers...
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Life in a Bollywood Dance Team: The Race to Win

At Jhoomti Shaam 2017, California's annual premier Hindi film and fusion dance competition, the stage lights up amidst loud cheers from the crowd to reveal a group of stylishly-dressed dancers about to give, literally,...

Professor Scott Klemmer: At the Head of a Growing Field

Highly respected as a research university, UC San Diego has not had any trouble bringing pioneers in various fields of research into the fold. One such professor in the cognitive science department has quite...

Becca Miller’s Fight Against Structural Sexism

In 1908, throngs of women marched through the streets of New York demanding better pay, working conditions and rights. Their demands were recognized by the Socialist Party of America the following year, which decreed...

How to Save a Life: One Day with the Border Angels

We started our journey in the desert near Jacumba outside a gas station seemingly frequented only by the occasional trucker. The late February sun hung in the middle of the sky, illuminating the barren,...

A.S. Election Endorsements

How We Chose The Guardian Editorial Board conducted interviews with all candidates for A.S. President, Vice President of Campus and External Affairs and Campus-wide Senators. Two candidates, Aaron Burgess and Julia Prinzi were not available...

Saying Goodbye to OASIS Director Patrick Velasquez

Two weeks ago, I realized I had been waking up wrong my entire life. Walking into Patrick Velasquez’s brightly lit office on a warm Tuesday, I didn’t exactly expect to realize this about myself....

The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall. His dedication and genuine affection for performance art is contagious...

The 0.43%: Native Americans at UCSD

Native Americans are among the most underrepresented ethnic groups at UC San Diego. Out of the 28,127 undergraduate students enrolled during Fall Quarter of 2016, only 121 students identified as Native American. However, the...

Why Chinese International Students Hate the Dalai Lama

The warm scent of coffee wafted out of Price Center’s Starbucks as I sat outside in the breezy air, waiting for Yuki Huang, a second year at Revelle College. While we bantered, the name...

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