Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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...

Khosla Declares Support for Fossil Fuel Divestment

On the morning of May 17, Chancellor Pradeep Khosla released a statement in support of fossil fuel divestment on his blog. “I stand by our students who are calling for fossil fuel divestment and support...

Seed + Sprout to Occupy Former D’Lush Space

Seed + Sprout will replace the vacant space where previous vendor D’Lush was in Price Center. The project, headed by University Centers and the University Centers Advisory Board, is tentatively set to open in...

Student Takes Third in UC Grad Slam Contest with Contraceptive Innovation

UC San Diego engineering student Geoff Hollett took third place in the annual UC Grad Slam, hosted at the LinkedIn headquarters in San Francisco on May 4. UCLA and UC Santa Cruz took first...

Clarion Workshop Holds Talk with George R.R. Martin, Kim Stanley Robinson

“A Song of Ice and Fire” author George R. R. Martin and “Mars” trilogy author Kim Stanley Robinson discussed their books and the fields of fantasy and science fiction literature at a talk at...

Napolitano Addresses State Audit to Student Press

UC President Janet Napolitano spoke with UC student newspapers on a conference call this afternoon to respond to inquiries about State Auditor Elaine Howle’s report stating that the UC Office of the President has...

Thousands of Students Attend 2017 Sun God Festival

With a lineup consisting of names like Khalid, ScHoolboy Q, DJ Mustard and more, UC San Diego held its annual Sun God Festival this past Saturday at RIMAC Field. With a variety of things...

Students, Faculty March for Climate in Downtown San Diego

Thousands of activists marched the streets of Downtown San Diego for The People’s Climate March on April 29 to raise awareness about both the planetary and political factors causing Earth’s warming climate. The demonstration...