Friday, March 24, 2017

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...

Documents Reveal 124 Cases of Sexual Harassment by UC Employees, Nine at UC San...

University of California faculty, contractors and staff were determined to have violated UC sexual harassment and violence policies in at least 124 cases systemwide over the last three years, the Daily Californian reported in...

Georgia Tech Dean Appointed Chancellor of UC Davis

The UC Board of Regents unanimously appointed Gary May as the new chancellor of UC Davis on Feb. 23 at a meeting held at UCLA. May will begin his new role in August, replacing...

Judge Dismisses Koala Lawsuit Against UCSD

Federal Judge Jeffrey Miller dismissed a lawsuit filed by satirical student newspaper The Koala against Chancellor Pradeep Khosla, A.S. Council President Daniel Juarez and A.S. Council Financial Controller Justin Pennish last week. The lawsuit,...

Retrospective Review: “All About Eve”

A winner of five Academy Awards, “All About Eve” is a masterpiece from Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and George Sanders, this is a classic drama that explores the ambition, manipulation...

Film Review: “The Great Wall”

“The Great Wall” seems to have a fascination with visual assaults and gratuitous action above all other aspects of film. At its greatest, it delivers relatively amusing displays of heroic combat; at its worst,...

UC San Diego Physics Professor Contributes to Trappist-1 Discovery

UC San Diego’s Adam Burgasser, an associate professor in the physics department, contributed to the discovery of seven planets which could possibly harbor extraterrestrial life. The planets are surrounding the star known as Trappist-1,...

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Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

Students and faculty collected outside Geisel Library to demonstrate against the executive order President Trump issued on March 6 revising restrictions that he placed...

Students Determined Addresses Candidate Filing Inconsistencies

The Students Determined slate released a statement this afternoon explaining two inconsistencies between the filing of their candidates on the official A.S. elections page...

The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall....