Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sights and Sounds: Guardian’s Guide to San Diego’s Music, Theater and Film

With decent access to public transportation and car services, UCSD students have a bevy of venues within their reach. Every location placates a certain desire, whether one wants to catch a band, a film...

Calexit’s Infrastructural Complexities Would Make Secession Irresponsible Decision

Since the 2016 presidential election, the movement for a Californian secession — started by the Yes California organization and referred to as “Calexit” — has gathered thousands of virtual signatures in hope of provoking a...

TV Review: “Game of Thrones” (Season 6)

By the finale of its fifth season, “Game of Thrones” had caught up to the events of the book series and was no longer bound to the confines of author George R.R. Martin’s writing....

UCSD Plans Longitudinal Study of Over 10,000 Adolescents

Last week, UCSD announced that it will lead a study to discover more about the developing adolescent brain. Led by UCSD professors, the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development program will be a longitudinal study that...

Geisel Library Exhibit Celebrates Legacy of Jonas Salk

The UCSD Faculty Club hosted a discussion on the legacy of Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine and founder of the Salk Institute, last Friday to commemorate the opening of the new exhibition...

A.S. Council Votes to Cut Funding for Student Media

Members of A.S. Council voted to defund all campus media publications receiving money from student fees on Nov. 18. Assistant Vice President of Equity, Diversion and Inclusion Daniel Juarez proposed to remove Section 2.4 D,...

Researchers Develop Portable Brain Monitor Technology

A team of bioengineers and cognitive scientists led by UCSD alumni recently developed the first ever portable electroencephalography monitor headset and analytical software system, which will be accessible in the future outside of the...

School Establishes Joint Sustainability Program

UCSD Extension and National University recently revealed a new, joint program in Sustainability Management that aims to provide interdisciplinary training and learning in business, sustainability and engineering. The program, introduced on Jan. 27, offers both...

UC Labor Union Accuses University of Wage Theft

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 filed its second complaint against the University of California to the state’s Public Employment Relations Board on Feb. 12. In the charge, AFSCME...

Acute Stress Causes Changes to the Body at the Molecular Level

A team of researchers from UCSD’s School of Medicine, Stony Brook University and other institutions published a pilot study this week on how short-term stress can cause molecular alterations in immune responses. Using tandem skydiving...

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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....