Monday, May 29, 2017

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Vaccine Nation

As part of the scientific campaign in the late-19th century to combat the scourge of infectious diseases, famed researchers such as Louis Pasteur introduced personal vaccines to combat public health epidemics, effectively saving thousands...

Quick Takes: Disney’s “Moana”

Topic: The Walt Disney Animation Studios recently announced an upcoming 2016 project, Moana, featuring a new young princess of Pacific Islander descent.  “Moana” Will Add More Diversity to Disney’s List of Animated Characters Disney princesses are...

How to Guru: Papers

With Week 4 off to a warm start, midterm season is officially in full swing. And while a lot of us have tests to cope with, the rest of us have long, tedious papers...

Fiscal Faux Pas

The Editorial Board weighs in on the sometimes questionable way that financial matters have been handled by A.S. Council in recent years.  Another year, another A.S. Council budget crisis. It seems like just yesterday that...

All Religions Deserve Equal Protection From Discrimination

Last week, a group of 700 University of California alumni signed a petition urging UC President Janet Napolitano and the UC regents to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism. The petition was...

Where Are My CSE Ladies At?

Take a look at UCSD’s department of computer science and engineering homepage. Click through the various slider photos and you’ll notice that women are far less represented. There are 21 photos total, but only...

How We Mourn

The Lebanese doctor Elie Fares recently wrote in a blog post: “Their death was but an irrelevant fleck along the international news cycle, something that happens in those parts of the world.” This has...

How-To Guru: Achieving Gluttony

It’s time to discuss more important matters relating to our campus well-being. Specifically, lunch. I’m a big proponent of lunch, dinner, breakfast, second breakfast, afternoon tea and supper — not to mention the occasional...

An Ethical Divestment

A.S. Council unanimously voted to pass a resolution last Wednesday recommending that the University of California Office of the President sell its bonds and investments from the national bank of the Republic of Turkey...

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UC Regents Held $17,600 Party the Night Before Raising Tuition, Have...

The night before the UC Board of Regents voted on Jan. 26 to raise tuition by $282 for the 2017–18 academic year, the university...