Monday, February 20, 2017

Food Co-Op Re-Opens After Several Weeks, Needs Volunteers

The UC San Diego Food Co-Op reopened on Monday and is seeking volunteers. The collective is entirely student-run and serves inexpensive vegan food to anyone on campus. It is located in the Old Student...

A.S. Council Column 2/8

Hello friends! Another quick meeting this week. A.S. Council passed a resolution this week calling for a divestment from Energy Transfer Partners, one of the companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. The University of...

Scientists Integrate Human Stem Cells Into Pig Embryos

Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences published a new study reporting their integration of human stem cells into developing pig embryos in the scientific journal, “Cell,” on Jan. 26. The results could...

Behind the Curtain with the Directors of “VagMo” and “HerStories”

With its controversial title and content, “The Vagina Monologues” is certainly a production laden with shock value. To many, “The Vagina Monologues’” feminism no longer seems relevant, spurring this year’s addition of “HerStories,” featuring...

Mixed Results: Women’s Basketball Holds Onto Conference Lead After Weekend Split

UCSD vs CSU Dominguez Hills 67–49 The UC San Diego women’s basketball team went up against Cal State Dominguez Hills last Thursday. The Tritons beat the Toros with a score of 67–49. The victory of...

Film Review: “John Wick: Chapter 2”

John Wick: The mere mention of his name sends a shiver down the spine of anyone who hears it. Wick (Keanu Reeves), known by his nickname “The Boogeyman,” is precision and focus personified. If...

Iced: Men’s Volleyball Hot Streak Ends With Back-To-Back Losses

Coming off of its win against the University of Southern California, the UC San Diego men’s volleyball team were busy last week, playing three games at home. The Tritons beat No. 13 Cal State...

Back On Track: Men’s Basketball Clinches CCAA Tournament Spot With Weekend Sweep

After a recent four-game stretch in which the UC San Diego men’s basketball team lost three of four games, the season seemed to have gotten tougher for the Tritons. However, the team has responded...

TV Review: “Crashing” (Season 1)

For any comedy fan, the concept of HBO’s new series, “Crashing,” is an exciting one. Produced and partially directed by the one and only Judd Apatow (“Superbad,” “Knocked Up,” “Freaks and Geeks”), the show...

Behind the Curtain with Kristin Idaszak

In a rapidly evolving cultural climate, the arts rely on perpetual renovation to maintain relevance. The keen sense of inventiveness that artists often possess propels their craft forward. Among these artistic innovators is Kristin...

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