Sunday, March 26, 2017

Film Review: “Logan”

In the near future, mutants have all but disappeared. Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart, iconic as always), and the less-known Caliban (Stephen Merchant) — an albino mutant who can sense and track...

Coming Up Short: Women’s Basketball Drops Quarterfinal Match to Simon Fraser University

The UC San Diego women’s basketball team traveled to Anchorage, Alaska to begin its journey in the NCAA Division II West Regional, but its stay was cut short as they fell 69–65 against Simon...

Finals Bound: Men’s Basketball Defeats California Baptist University in Tight Affair

The UC San Diego men’s basketball team participated in the NCAA Division II West Regional tournament quarterfinals and semifinals last week. The 19th-ranked Tritons were the first seed entering the tournament. UCSD took down...

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...

The Making of Muir Musical

Each year, Muir Musical starts from scratch: a new director, a new show and another set of auditions. Work begins early in the school year, with tryouts in Fall Quarter and practice following soon...

TV Review: “Colony” (Season 2)

Masked soldiers in armored vehicles stand on every street corner as drones fill the sky above them monitoring for any signs of resistance. Giant walls and militarized zones separate families as citizens struggle to...

Triton Fencing Awaits NCAA Championship Selections After NCAA West Regional Competition

The UC San Diego fencing teams participated in the NCAA West Regional at Stanford University on March 11. The Tritons competed against Stanford, the Air Force, Incarnate Word and Levine. UCSD had athletes place...
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Film Review: “Kong: Skull Island”

In many ways, “Kong” feels like a remix of pulpy-action cinema. There are splashes of “Indiana Jones,” echoes of “The Mummy” and scenes reminiscent of “Apocalypse Now” or “Jurassic Park.” From the blaring ‘70s...

A.S. Holds Candidates Meeting, Campaigning Begins

Candidates running for A.S. Council and all the college councils attended the annual A.S. Candidates meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. in Price Center after filing for this year’s election closed at noon. The elections...

2017 Guardian Choice Awards

Most Versatile Actor: Kevin Hart Honorable Mention: Zac Efron (probably a former frat boy in “Dirty Grandpa,” very likely a former frat boy in “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” definitely a former frat boy...

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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....