Friday, February 24, 2017

Food Co-Op Re-Opens After Several Weeks, Needs Volunteers

The UC San Diego Food Co-Op reopened on Monday and is seeking volunteers. The collective is entirely student-run and serves inexpensive vegan food to anyone on campus. It is located in the Old Student...

A.S. Council Column 2/8

Hello friends! Another quick meeting this week. A.S. Council passed a resolution this week calling for a divestment from Energy Transfer Partners, one of the companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. The University of...

Scientists Integrate Human Stem Cells Into Pig Embryos

Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences published a new study reporting their integration of human stem cells into developing pig embryos in the scientific journal, “Cell,” on Jan. 26. The results could...

Black History Month Events at UC San Diego

Presented by African and African-American Studies Research Center Director Bennetta Jules Rosette, a series of events in observance of Black History Month will be taking place on campus over the next couple of weeks....

Vagina Monologues and HerStories Begins Performances

UC San Diego’s “The Vagina Monologues” completed its first and second shows on Thursday and Friday, respectively, marking the school’s 18th production of the play and its first production of HerStories, stories written by...

Protesters Interrupt UCSD Spirit Night, Campus Police Called

Protesters suddenly entered and occupied the RIMAC Arena during Spirit Night tonight to demonstrate against several issues, including the Dakota Access Pipeline. The students came in from a side entrance and formed a perimeter...

Dalai Lama to Speak at Commencement

The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will be making two speaking appearances at UC San Diego for the start of his U.S. tour at the end of the academic year, the Office of the...

City Officials Approve Self-Imposed Pay Raises

City officials in National City and Encinitas have decided to raise their own salaries by 10 percent and 45 percent, respectively. The National City hike has been approved but still requires a final vote...

Researchers Begin Immunotherapy Study on Rare Cancers

Researchers from UC San Diego and Northwestern University will collaborate with the Southwest Oncology Group in a study of immunotherapy for rare cancer patients. The study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, began enrolling...

Students, Faculty Protest Trump’s Muslim Ban

Hundreds of students and faculty members gathered at the Silent Tree in front of Geisel Library this afternoon to protest President Trump’s executive order that prevents travel and immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries located...

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