Monday, February 20, 2017

Filner Pleads Guilty on Battery Charges

The former mayor ended his political career Tuesday in a plea deal for his false imprisonment and misdemeanor charges and will not serve any jail time Former San Diego Mayor, Bob Filner pleaded guilty to...

Hundreds Attend Second TSensor Summit

Several hundred scientists and engineers convened for the second U.S. Trillion Sensors Summit on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, hosted at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. Over 30 speakers gave presentations at...

SD Public Library Unveils Comic-Con Exhibit

San Diego Public Library and Comic-Con International recently announced the creation of a free public art exhibit called “The Art of Comic-Con” that promotes the awareness, creation and appreciation of comics. Located in Geisel...

Students and Service Workers Protest UC Employee Layoffs

Approximately 40 UCSD students and service workers marched in protest to the Chancellor’s complex on Tuesday, October 18 against the recently announced layoffs at the UC Irvine Medical Center. UC Irvine will be laying...

Alvarez Wins Newsom Endorsement at UCSD

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom joined several college groups to endorse San Diego Councilman David Alvarez for mayor on Feb. 6 at Price Center Plaza. Representatives from the College Democrats and the California Public Interest...

UC Will Become Electrically Self-Sufficient

The University of California will start directly supplying electricity to its campuses and medical centers throughout the month of January. A statement was released on Jan. 13 by the UC Office of the President...

Triton Food Pantry Raises Funds for Healthy Food

UCSD’s Triton Food Pantry met and exceeded its goal of raising $7500 last week as part of its new effort to provide healthier options to students. The organization created a Crowdsurf page, UCSD’s crowdfunding...

Endangered Shrimp May Delay Trolley

The Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project has been stalled due to vernal pools along route. A plan to connect the Metropolitan Transit System’s trolley network to UCSD has stalled after the discovery of vernal pools containing...

San Diego Universities Launch Joint Ph.D. Program

The Division of Global Public Health at UCSD and the School of Social Work at San Diego State have launched a new joint doctoral program in interdisciplinary research on substance use anticipated to begin...

Victims of Fatal Car Crash Identified as UCSD Exchange Students

Two UCSD Chinese exchange students were identified as the victims of a fatal wrong-way car crash that took place in December. Both passed away from multiple blunt-force injuries, the county Department of the Medical...

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