UCSD’s athletics program is relatively young, but is not without a storied history. However, as I looked around to delve deep into the department’s “proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence,” it soon became clear that one may need more than a shovel to dig deep enough to find the highlights of ancient UCSD athletics history.
There’s an elephant in nearly every dorm room. It’s not your suitemate’s newfound sexual liberation. It’s not the few pounds you gained from too many late night trips to Goody’s. It’s not the cloud of smoke in your RA’s suite. It’s depression, and it’s often the one secret that doesn’t rear its head during those deep, 4 a.m post-party discussions.