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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...

Eliot Wirshbo – UCSD’s Latin Teacher

Eliot Wirshbo was born on a cold evening in Brooklyn during a record-setting snowstorm. When he was two years old his parents moved to the Bronx, where Wirshbo attended high school and later Hunter...

The 12th Man

Stephen Zetterberg’s blonde hair falls to his shoulders, unrestrained by the headbands some of the other players wear to keep their vision clear. He’s locked into the game, scanning the field for pass opportunities...

The Programmer, the Code and the Basement

A pit right across the street from Earl Warren College apartments. Yes, a pit with a gaping mouth, swallowing students whole as they descend into its striking maw. As you step down and walk...

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Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

Students and faculty collected outside Geisel Library to demonstrate against the executive order President Trump issued on March 6 revising restrictions that he placed...

Students Determined Addresses Candidate Filing Inconsistencies

The Students Determined slate released a statement this afternoon explaining two inconsistencies between the filing of their candidates on the official A.S. elections page...

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....