Saturday, July 22, 2017

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...

UCSD Researchers Create Possible Acne Vaccine

A study commenced in 2011 by researchers at UC San Diego recently yielded a possible vaccine that could reverse the acne-causing effects of propionibacterium acnes, a form of bacteria that plays an influential role...

Arsonist Sets Four Fairbanks Coffee Carts on Fire

Four of the Fairbanks Coffee carts across campus were set on fire last night, the UC San Diego Police Department confirmed this morning in an email to the student body. The email stated that...

2017 A.S. Election Results Announced, Lesly Figueroa to Be Next President

The A.S. Elections Committee announced the results of the 2017 A.S. and college council elections this evening at Round Table Pizza, after voting officially closed at 4 p.m today. Lesly Figueroa of Students Determined...

Muir Musical Begins Annual Performances

The annual Muir Musical Spring Awakening opened on Saturday night and will continue to perform throughout the week, concluding with a special matinee performance on April 15. The annual student-directed and produced musical theater...

Outback Adventures Surf Shop to Close Its Doors

The UC San Diego Outback Adventures Surf Shop announced last week that it would be shutting down this quarter. The shop has been a campus fixture since 2009. According to shop manager Isaac Brandl, the...