Friday, February 24, 2017

American Patriotism: A Dark Dichotomy

There’s nothing like a good dose of prime American patriotism. As highlighted in a series of surveys at the International Social Science Programme, Americans are number one at thinking they’re number one. American patriotism...

Apple’s Unlucky Seventh

Apple recently released the newest iterations of the iPhone at an Apple Special Event on September 7. With added features like stereo speakers and an IP67 rating — which makes the newest iPhones water-resistant...

Engineering Without Design

Too often I find that the release of products is coupled with a disconnect from the functionality of that product. Perhaps the most obvious example is the inclusion of only a single USB-Type C...

Makeba’s Corner: The Power In Alliance

As an education professor, I focus on educational equity and education reform, particularly for students who have been under-served historically by the public school system. Social scientists have long documented the educational injustices served...

Op-Ed: The Harm in Short Research Appointments

As a postdoctoral researcher, I'm used to encountering challenges in RNA biology, but I never imagined an administrative issue — short appointments — would create so many challenges for my research. University of California postdocs...

Why I’m Choosing to Be a Feminist

I set out writing this column after some banter in the UCSD Guardian’s office. I was talking about how I do these traditionally feminine activities, like cooking and cleaning, and genuinely like it. I...

Makeba’s Corner: What My Mom Taught Me About Learning

When I was 6 years old, my mom embarked on a spiritual quest. This period confused me because she grew up Catholic and I didn’t understand what she was searching for. Thinking back, I...

Muslim in America: Skewed Tales of Terrorism

Is terrorism linked with Islam? Every time I hear this question, I cringe. It’s a possible narrative to believe when looking at popular media, yet when looking at hard data, it is simply not...

Education About and Before Inebriation

Prom season is around the corner, and with it comes the unavoidable talks about teenage binge drinking at parties across America. We glance over the cost that underage binge drinking has on society —...

Tech It Out: An Apple A Day Keeps Innovation Away

With Apple’s recent update of the Macbook, consumers are again disappointed with Apple’s progress or more accurately Apple’s lack of progress. While the updated Macbook now includes some new features such as a slightly...

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A&E Staff’s 2017 Oscar Picks

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Interview With a Badminton Player: Ali Viettry

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Tell Me Your Story Installation

written by: Brittney Lu, InterVarsity Leader “What’s your name? Major? College? How can I take everything about you and throw it into a nine-digit...