Sunday, April 23, 2017

Play Review: “Spring Awakening”

The premise might seem patently absurd: 19th-century German teens get embroiled in a salad-toss of sex, latin discourse, wet dreams, abuse and atheism. Well, that’s “Spring Awakening” for you. Adapted from a 100-year-old German...

A Sitdown with Jason Matkin

Going professional in the music industry requires more than a few investments upfront: cash for studio recordings and equipment, cash for travel, and time to play and perform. It’s a difficult balancing act, especially...

UCSD Hosts Third Annual Health Hacks

UC San Diego hosted its third annual UC Health Hackathon the weekend of March 4, an interdisciplinary event where participants found innovative ideas to address critical issues in global and integrative health care in...

Film Review: “Logan”

In the near future, mutants have all but disappeared. Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart, iconic as always), and the less-known Caliban (Stephen Merchant) — an albino mutant who can sense and track...

Coming Up Short: Women’s Basketball Drops Quarterfinal Match to Simon Fraser University

The UC San Diego women’s basketball team traveled to Anchorage, Alaska to begin its journey in the NCAA Division II West Regional, but its stay was cut short as they fell 69–65 against Simon...

TV Review: “Colony” (Season 2)

Masked soldiers in armored vehicles stand on every street corner as drones fill the sky above them monitoring for any signs of resistance. Giant walls and militarized zones separate families as citizens struggle to...

Triton Fencing Awaits NCAA Championship Selections After NCAA West Regional Competition

The UC San Diego fencing teams participated in the NCAA West Regional at Stanford University on March 11. The Tritons competed against Stanford, the Air Force, Incarnate Word and Levine. UCSD had athletes place...
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Film Review: “Kong: Skull Island”

In many ways, “Kong” feels like a remix of pulpy-action cinema. There are splashes of “Indiana Jones,” echoes of “The Mummy” and scenes reminiscent of “Apocalypse Now” or “Jurassic Park.” From the blaring ‘70s...

A.S. Holds Candidates Meeting, Campaigning Begins

Candidates running for A.S. Council and all the college councils attended the annual A.S. Candidates meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. in Price Center after filing for this year’s election closed at noon. The elections...

2017 Guardian Choice Awards

Most Versatile Actor: Kevin Hart Honorable Mention: Zac Efron (probably a former frat boy in “Dirty Grandpa,” very likely a former frat boy in “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” definitely a former frat boy...

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San Diego Asian Film Festival 2017

"Sunday Beauty Queen" In Hong Kong, Filipina domestic workers slave 24/7. They must house themselves with their employers, receive meager wages and have few opportunities...

Letter to the Editor: Envisioning Abolition, Educating Against Incarceration

In the film “Visions of Abolition: From Critical Resistance to a New Way of Life,” longtime activist and distinguished professor emerita at the University...

30-Year-Old Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Coffee Cart Arsons

Thirty-year-old Kay Lyn Williamson has been charged with multiple counts of arson for allegedly setting fire to four of UCSD’s Fairbanks Coffee carts late...