Tuesday, September 19, 2017

One UC Merced Student, Four Others Arrested in Alleged Police Brutality Incident

Five students were arrested for the assault or battery of a peace officer and for resisting a peace officer on July 9, 2017 in Merced. The arrests occurred at Chandelier’s Hookah lounge while police...

Preuss Teacher Convicted of Molesting Student, Family Suing

Preuss School teacher Walter Solomon, who had been convicted of child molestation two years ago, is now facing a lawsuit after his initial dismissal from his teaching position at the charter school. The molestation...

UCSD Students to Brew Beer on the Moon After Getting Second Chance in Google...

A team of 11 UC San Diego students who lost after competing in Google’s Lunar XPRIZE competition as finalists have been given a second chance to take their project to the moon after teaming...

Facebook Leads to ‘Diminished Well-Being’, UCSD Researcher Says

A new research study has surfaced from both UC San Diego’s assistant professor Holly B. Shakya and Yale University’s professor Nicholas A. Christakis, which found that the more time people spend using Facebook or...

Disease of the Week: Rippling Muscle Disease

Rippling muscle disease is a condition characterized by unusual sensitivity of the muscles to movement and pressure. The disease is an autosomal dominant disorder, meaning one copy of the altered gene that codes for...

UC Regents Held $17,600 Party the Night Before Raising Tuition, Have Spent $225,000 on...

The night before the UC Board of Regents voted on Jan. 26 to raise tuition by $282 for the 2017–18 academic year, the university officials hosted a $17,600 dinner party for themselves in San...

Disease of the Week: Kala Azar

Kala Azar, also known as Visceral Leishmaniasis, is the second-largest parasitic killer in the world and is one of the most neglected tropical diseases, meaning it is less researched than diseases like Ebola. The...

A.S., Students Protest at UC Regents Meeting

UC San Diego students and members of the A.S. Office of External Affairs protested outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in Oakland on May 17, demanding a freeze on the tuition increase scheduled...

Campus Group Starts Book Clubs for Inmates to Reduce Recidivism Rates

UC San Diego students are taking to prisons in efforts to reduce San Diego county’s recidivism rates. In sponsoring book clubs for inmates housed at the Donovan Correctional Facility, student volunteers are creating an...

UC Regents Approve 18 Percent Nonresident Cap

The UC Board of Regents has officially decided to place a cap on the number of out-of-state and international students each UC campus can enroll. During their meeting at UC San Francisco today, the...