Sunday, April 23, 2017

9/30 A.S. Council

A.S. Council Episode VII: The Farce Awakens A long time ago in a meeting room far, far away... It is a period of civil war. A.S. President Dominick Suvonnasupa has been taken to a land of...

Judge Limits DEA Interference with State Marijuana Dispensaries

A California federal court ruling will reinforce state power over medical marijuana and inhibit the actions of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Instead of addressing medical marijuana matters with states, the DEA overstepped its measures...

Officials Meet to Brainstorm Sun God Changes

The Sun God Festival’s team, along with Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Juan Gonzalez, met earlier this month to discuss the future of the Sun God Festival. Also in attendance was the Associated Students...

UCSD Transportation Services Website Crashes

Several UCSD students, faculty and visitors were temporarily unable to purchase multi-use parking permits after the Transportation Services website stopped working on Monday and Tuesday of last week. As a result, department officials did...

The Show Goes On

UCSD’s partnership with the La Jolla Playhouse has made for a thriving arts community when juxtaposed with the university’s STEM-dominated campus.  Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castaneda offers his perspective on the importance of expression...

Congressman Reveals Student Loan Proposal at UCSD

Congressman Scott Peters (D-Calif.) announced his new proposal for student loan payment at the first of multiple forums held last week about college affordability. The proposal would cap interest on all subsidized student loans...

Film Review: “Knight of Cups”

Explaining the reason for his sudden retirement, American director Steven Soderbergh confessed, “The tyranny of narrative is beginning to frustrate me, or at least narrative as we’re currently defining it. I’m convinced there’s a...

Q&A: XYLØ

Paige and Chase Duddy have left behind the niche of creating instrumental tracks for brand videos to combine forces in a catchy and emotional debut EP: “America.” While the brother-sister duo caught online ears...

UCSD to Cap All Math Department Majors Next Year

UCSD’s math department announced in March that all majors within the department will be capped, beginning Fall 2016, in an effort to keep upper-division math class sizes manageable and ensure a positive educational experience...

UCSD Officials Shut Down Display at Silent Tree

UCSD administration ordered the removal of a display from the Silent Tree area in front of Geisel Library last Wednesday, citing concerns regarding pedestrian safety. A.S. Vice President of External Affairs Krystl Fabella, whose...

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Sleepless in San Diego

How to Get Better Sleep by: Annika Olives, Lifestyle Co-Editor You’re at an impasse. Five coffees in, only half the day is over. You...