Thursday, August 17, 2017

Film Review: “The Mummy”

“The Mummy” has a serious identity crisis. Does it want to be a fun, campy romp like the Brendan Frasier-starring series of the 1990s, or a gritty series reboot with elements of horror and...

Film Review: “It Comes at Night”

There are many great psychological horror films that rely on the consequences of human folly rather than monsters. “The Shining,” “Carrie” and “Black Swan” are exemplary cinema. How do they play upon negative feelings...

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...

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...

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...

UC Regents Held $17,600 Party the Night Before Raising Tuition, Have Spent $225,000 on...

The night before the UC Board of Regents voted on Jan. 26 to raise tuition by $282 for the 2017–18 academic year, the university officials hosted a $17,600 dinner party for themselves in San...

Baseball Starts Off NCAA West Regionals On Fire

On Thursday, the UC San Diego baseball team began its West Regional NCAA Division II Championship run against Dixie State and defeated its opponent with a 5–2 victory. Next up for the Tritons on...

The American Identity Crisis of Corporate Christianity

The United States has no official state religion, but this wouldn’t be apparent to the casual observer. We pledge allegiance under a God. Our money pays homage to a God and Christmas, one of...

Interview with a Playwright: Steph Del Rosso

Playwriting is a complex process, taking many forms and yielding a diverse array of styles and artistic approaches. To Steph Del Rosso, a first-year in UC San Diego’s M.F.A. Playwriting program, artistic creation is...

UC Regents Approve 18 Percent Nonresident Cap

The UC Board of Regents has officially decided to place a cap on the number of out-of-state and international students each UC campus can enroll. During their meeting at UC San Francisco today, the...