Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Little Dame Shop

Today, opening a gift store in University Heights is as risky of an affair as opening an Asian restaurant in Convoy Street — the number of competitors is high and the chance of coming...

Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Downtown San Diego

This week, the Guardian takes you to Downtown San Diego to see our picks for food, drink and places to visit Breakfast Donut Bar, 631 B Street, San Diego, 92101Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. to whenever...

Site Seen: North Park Festival of the Arts

Patrons of the arts may already have this Sunday, May 20, marked for the 16th annual North Park Festival of the Arts. Centered around the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue, this free festival (free parking in the North Park Parking Structure included) celebrates various artistic forms — music, dance and artwork — while satisfying foodies and beer-lovers alike.

Nothing Wrong With Feeding the Legacy Tree

Applying to college is a task that I wouldn’t wish even on my worst enemy. It is highway robbery committed in the name of higher education — universities take your $60, scorn your thought-out application and make you ashamed you bought their T-shirt when you visited the campus.

The process might not be so stressful for those whose shared DNA with an alumnus gives them a significant advantage when applying to some private schools, a practice that some want to stop. However, a private school is just another business — it too reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.

UCSD’s Underground Rap Battles: An Interview with Shots Fired

Take a look at this week’s Billboard Hot 100. Admittedly, the public simply cannot get over blond female singers, boy bands and pale English singer-songwriter-musicians. But it takes just one scroll down the Hot...

Site Seen: Ocean Beach Kite Festival

This year’s kite festival takes the expression, “Go fly a kite” to a new level, with kite stunts, carnival rides and kite-decorating competitions. If you think you might want to try out your kite-making abilities at this free, beloved local tradition, come out this Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dusty Rhodes Park in Ocean Beach.

What the Hell, Halloween?

UCSD Guardian staff reflects on the tricks and treats of their past Halloween experiences. The television flickers as the scene changes: Chad and Patrick are setting up for Halloween when a man in a shiny...

Site Seen: Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

San Diego, Calif. and Munich, Germany are exactly 6,010.99 miles apart. They have two different definitions of football, speak two different languages and opt for two different foods — fish tacos and bratwursts, respectively — but there is one common love among the cities: beer.

Site Seen: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon San Diego

Kick off summer with the right beat by running, dancing and funding cancer research.

Wavehouse: Hang 10

The search for the perfect wave just got easier: The Wavehouse’s ready-made 10-foot surf makes it a beach bum’s paradise.


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....