Sunday, April 23, 2017

New Research Suggests Infants Intentionally Reciprocate Smiles

Researchers at the UCSD Machine Perception Laboratory published a study that suggests that babies time their smiles to elicit a smile in return. The researchers detailed their findings in the Sept. 23 issue of...

Bare on Black’s Beach

As she started to collect her clothes to hike out from Black’s Beach, Kat, a middle-aged, unclothed aeronautical engineer and blogger, talked about her experience at San Diego's premier nude beach. Though it wasn’t...

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...

Geisel Library Acquires Filmmaker’s Archives

University officials announced that Geisel Library acquired the archive of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Espinosa on Sept. 23. The Library will celebrate Espinosa’s works by hosting free, public screenings of his films in October...

Governor Brown Expresses Support For Fair Pay Bill

California’s Governor Jerry Brown recently stated his intent to sign Senate Bill 358, a gender-based fair-pay bill. Unanimously passed on Aug. 31, Senate Bill 358 expands the criteria for what constitutes gender-based wage disparity...

Full-Service Dining Hall to Open in Revelle College

UCSD Housing, Dining and Hospitality will be expanding the Revelle College dining hall 64 Degrees to include a full-service restaurant. Called 64 North, this expansion is expected to open some time this Fall Quarter. HDH...

UC Regents Approve East Campus Housing Project

The UC Board of Regents Committee on Grounds and Buildings authorized a project to build new housing for UCSD graduate students and professionals in East Campus during the Board’s meetings held at UC Irvine...

San Diego Residents Challenge MTS Deal

Updated on Sept. 30 to include new information about the source of the funding. San Diego community leaders recently criticized the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System for selling the naming rights of its future trolley line to...

UCSD and San Diego Join MetroLab Network

In an effort to solve urban parking and traffic challenges, UCSD and the City of San Diego announced their participation in the White House’s Smart Cities Initiative and their plan to join the MetroLab...

Meditation Technique Adversely Impacts Memory Retention

UCSD’s department of psychology published the results of one of its studies on Sept. 9 that suggests a possible detrimental effect of mindfulness meditation: false-memory recollection. UCSD psychology graduate student Brent Wilson discussed the interest...

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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...