Monday, February 20, 2017

San Diego and Tijuana Bid to Co-Host Olympics

The cities’ joint proposal has reached a short list of 10 cities currently under consideration to be hosts in 2024.

Briefs

▶ Meningitis A third case of meningitis has been confirmed at UC Santa Barbara, following two other diagnoses this month. The latest patient is female, while the other two are male. The Los Angeles Times reports...

Police Clear Potential Suspect in Sexual Assault Case

A person of interest matching the description of a man who sexually assaulted a University City woman over the weekend has been determined to have no connection to the assault. Police took the man into...

UC Health Insurance Cyber-Attack Exposes Client Data

Anthem Inc. — the University of California’s health insurance provider — announced that it was the victim of a highly sophisticated cyber-attack on Feb. 5. Anthem informed the university that the hackers accessed the...

Bird Droppings’ Smell Affecting La Jolla Tourism

Neighbors of La Jolla Cove have raised complaints about an ongoing odor caused by seagull feces.

Fecal Odor Returns to La Jolla Cove Area

After spending $50,000 cleaning up bird droppings, officials now blame sea lions for smell Residents of La Jolla Cove are again complaining of the stench of animal droppings, only four months after the city spent...

Police Search for Missing Undergraduate Student

UCSD student Wilton Mak has been missing since the evening of March 22. According to Mak’s roommates, he left his off-campus residence near the Westfield Shoppingtown UTC without his vehicle, wallet or cell phone. Mak,...

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...

UCSD Hosts Security and Human Rights Conference

Scholars and policymakers gathered at UCSD to discuss the human rights issues attached to the unprecedented violence in Mexico and Central America during a two-day conference on Jan. 15 to 16. The conference —...

Campus Mourns Victims of Global Tragedies at Vigil

Members of the UCSD community gathered at the Silent Tree this evening in remembrance of and solidarity with those affected by recent international tragedies. Muslim Student Association and Alpha Lambda Mu co-organized the event...

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