Monday, September 25, 2017

Preuss Teacher Convicted of Molesting Student, Family Suing

Preuss School teacher Walter Solomon, who had been convicted of child molestation two years ago, is now facing a lawsuit after his initial dismissal from his teaching position at the charter school. The molestation...

UCSD Students to Brew Beer on the Moon After Getting Second Chance in Google...

A team of 11 UC San Diego students who lost after competing in Google’s Lunar XPRIZE competition as finalists have been given a second chance to take their project to the moon after teaming...

Facebook Leads to ‘Diminished Well-Being’, UCSD Researcher Says

A new research study has surfaced from both UC San Diego’s assistant professor Holly B. Shakya and Yale University’s professor Nicholas A. Christakis, which found that the more time people spend using Facebook or...

A Sitdown with Spent Penny: “Who Wants To Start A S***** Punk Band?”

Hailing from UC San Diego’s Musicians Club, Spent Penny consists of fellow Tritons with a passion for performance. From Battle of the Bands to the UCSD Guardian’s own Pocket Office, Spent Penny has utilized...

Film Review: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

Few people would’ve predicted that “Pirates of the Caribbean” could still be chugging along in 2017, but with the release of the fifth installment, it’s clear that Disney will just keep giving us sequels...

Play Review: “The Old Man and the Old Moon”

There’s this mystery involving the miners of Appalachia. These men were so totally exploited by foreign mining companies, for such a long time, and with such extreme acquiescence, that their lack of resistance has...

Play Review: “Escape to Margaritaville”

With beaches, tropical scenery and the titular beverage, “Escape to Margaritaville” aches of summer. It’s a blissful escape from the mundanity of a fast-paced world as vacation grows closer each day. This musical, set to...

UCSD Presents First “MENding Monologues” Production

The power of the theater as a space for uplifting unheard voices, creating productive dialogues and teaching and healing has been touted by playwrights and actors across many times and places. Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator...

Catching Up and What to Catch Up On: Summer 2k17

Film: “Blade Runner 2049” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCcx85zbxz4 “Blade Runner” and our conception of neo-noir go hand-in-hand — it was definitional for the genre. Now, after 25 years and seven re-releases of the original sci-fi masterpiece, we’re finally getting...

Moving Out and Moving On

compiled by Lifestyle Staff It’s that time of year where Housing Dining Hospitality is ending the one or two-year residential agreements, effectively kicking you out into the cold reality of apartment contracts and paid Wi-Fi....