Saturday, May 27, 2017

Women’s Rowing Await Championship Selections after Dad Vail Regatta

The UC San Diego women’s rowing team competed in the Dad Vail Regatta on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13. On Friday, the Varsity Eight crew placed second in its heat, finishing with...

Track and Field Gives Final Push to Qualify for NCAA Championship

Members of the UC San Diego track and field team competed at the All On the Line Qualifier at Santa Barbara’s Westmont College this past weekend for a last-chance attempt at qualifying for the...

Interview with a Playwright: Lily Padilla

The theater can seem like a world unto itself; as the lights drop and curtains pull back, it is all too easy to for an audience to escape into the dramas and tribulations of...

Play Review: “(w)holeness”

Four emotionally-damaged sex addicts, an eternally absent psychologist, an intern way too in over her head and a recreation center room — it sounds a bit like the beginning of a bad joke, but...

Film Review: “Their Finest”

During the height of World War II, screenwriters Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) and Tom Buckley (Sam Claflin) are recruited by the British Ministry of Information to write a morale-boosting film for a war-weary nation...

TV Review: “Samurai Jack” (Season 5)

“Samurai Jack” was a cartoon far ahead of its time with a straightforward story and breathtaking animation unlike any predecessor. These attributes deemed it a unique gem for the modern age, cultivating critical praise...

Math Is For Real, For All

Telling people I’m a math major usually ends in the same response — “Wow, you must be so smart! I could never do math.” Nevermind that I got a C+ in high school pre-calculus...

Retrospective Review: “The Graduate”

One of the defining movies of the 20th century, “The Graduate” celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross, this film was ahead of its time in both...

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 can’t hear what your political science professor is saying over...

Film Review: “The Promise”

Taking place in the Ottoman Empire at the start of WWI, “The Promise” centers around Mikael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac), a young Armenian man who aspires to be a doctor. In order to fulfill his...

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