Thursday, June 29, 2017

Soil on Mars Holds Shape on Own, Can Be Used to Build Structures

A team of researchers at UC San Diego may have just discovered a way to build infrastructures suitable for hosting life on Mars. The planet, containing soil pliable enough to be shaped into bricks,...

Disease of the Week: Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever

Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever is a viral disease native to Africa that causes severe bleeding, organ failure and sometimes death. It is caused by the Marburg virus, which is found on animal hosts and passed...

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...

Disease of the Week: Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease is a vascular disease seen in children that involves inflammation of the blood vessels. The disease was first described in 1967 by Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki at the Tokyo Red Cross Medical Center...

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...

Seven Wounded, One Killed in Mass Shooting at La Jolla Crossroads

One woman was killed and seven other victims were wounded after a gunman opened fire Sunday evening at the La Jolla Crossroads Apartments pool, where a number of UCSD students live. The shooter, who...

California State Auditor Claims UCOP Hid $175 Million in Reserves from the State

The Office of the California State Auditor released a report today finding that the University of California Office of the President has been mismanaging its funds and attempted to impede the state’s audit of...

Panelists Discuss History between Dalai Lama and China

Prospect Journal of International Affairs, a student-run publication, hosted “Context of the Controversy: The Dalai Lama” on April 18 in the Multipurpose Room. The event consisted of a panel of three professors, Paul Pickowicz,...

Athletics Director Addresses UCSD’s Future for Going D-1

UC San Diego was denied entrance to the Division-I Big West Athletics Conference earlier this month. Earl Edwards, director of the Athletics Department and Juan Gonzalez, the vice chancellor of student affairs explained in...