Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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...

Disease of the Week: Moyamoya

Moyamoya disease is a rare and progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by artery blockage in the basal ganglia at the base of the brain. The Japanese research team that first identified the disease named it...

Students, Faculty Participate in San Diego March for Science

Over 15,000 scientists and science enthusiasts took to the streets of downtown San Diego on Earth Day, April 22, to raise awareness of the contributions of science to society and the importance of supportive...

30-Year-Old Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Coffee Cart Arsons

Thirty-year-old Kay Lyn Williamson has been charged with multiple counts of arson for allegedly setting fire to four of UCSD’s Fairbanks Coffee carts late Sunday night. Williamson pleaded not guilty in court today, according...

Disease of the Week: Neurocysticercosis

Neurocysticercosis is a parasitic disease in the central nervous system that causes cysts containing parasitic larvae of the pork tapeworm to form in the brain, which affect neural functions, cause seizures, and can be...