Monday, May 29, 2017

Clarion Workshop Holds Talk with George R.R. Martin, Kim Stanley Robinson

“A Song of Ice and Fire” author George R. R. Martin and “Mars” trilogy author Kim Stanley Robinson discussed their books and the fields of fantasy and science fiction literature at a talk at...

Soil on Mars Holds Shape on Own, Can Be Used to Build Structures

A team of researchers at UC San Diego may have just discovered a way to build infrastructures suitable for hosting life on Mars. The planet, containing soil pliable enough to be shaped into bricks,...

Sexual Health Products sans Stigma

In April, UC Davis became one of the first universities to install a new vending machine called the  “Wellness To Go” machine. Rather than selling the typical candy bars and sodas, this machine provides...

Film Review: “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2”

One of the first things that stood out in “Guardians of the Galaxy” was its vibrant, cosmic-hued color palette. Along with a high-energy screenplay, lovable characters and a healthy balance between humor and heart,...

Sun God Says…Too Many Men

In “Too Many Man,” British rapper-and-gift-to-Earth Skepta pleads: “We need some more girls in here; there’s too many man, too many man.” Caught up in the club, Skepta’s commentary reminds me of a sad...

Napolitano Addresses State Audit to Student Press

UC President Janet Napolitano spoke with UC student newspapers on a conference call this afternoon to respond to inquiries about State Auditor Elaine Howle’s report stating that the UC Office of the President has...

Interview with a Director: Hagop Goudsouzian

Goudsouzian’s latest film, “Uprooted,” centers on the preservation of the cultural identity of Armenia, and can be viewed by visiting can be viewed by visiting kcet.org/uprooted Guardian: Why did you feel compelled to change the...

Thousands of Students Attend 2017 Sun God Festival

With a lineup consisting of names like Khalid, ScHoolboy Q, DJ Mustard and more, UC San Diego held its annual Sun God Festival this past Saturday at RIMAC Field. With a variety of things...

Disease of the Week: Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease is a vascular disease seen in children that involves inflammation of the blood vessels. The disease was first described in 1967 by Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki at the Tokyo Red Cross Medical Center...

Students, Faculty March for Climate in Downtown San Diego

Thousands of activists marched the streets of Downtown San Diego for The People’s Climate March on April 29 to raise awareness about both the planetary and political factors causing Earth’s warming climate. The demonstration...

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