Saturday, May 27, 2017

Khosla Declares Support for Fossil Fuel Divestment

On the morning of May 17, Chancellor Pradeep Khosla released a statement in support of fossil fuel divestment on his blog. “I stand by our students who are calling for fossil fuel divestment and support...

Responding to Shark Attacks: Keep Warning Surfers, Stop Closing Beaches

As I paddled out at the popular and, as expected, crowded surf break of Lowers in San Clemente, California, I couldn’t help but feel uneasy at every splash of water or shadow passing near...

Seed + Sprout to Occupy Former D’Lush Space

Seed + Sprout will replace the vacant space where previous vendor D’Lush was in Price Center. The project, headed by University Centers and the University Centers Advisory Board, is tentatively set to open in...

“Rick and Morty” and the Meaning of Life

If you are one of the countless numbers of college seniors preparing to graduate and begin a new chapter of your adult life, it is difficult not to panic. Transition is tough, especially from...

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...

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...

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...

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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