Wednesday, March 29, 2017

How-To Guru: Act Your Age, Millenials

It’s time to clearly distinguish the ways of Millennials from the ways of the Baby Boomers. This guide should be particularly useful for old-fashioned misfits who can’t seem to get with the times. Here...

Engineering with a Conscience

A background in engineering seems to be the rule rather than the exception for violent radicals. In Engineers of Jihad, Diego Gambetta and Steffen Hertog reported that engineers are overrepresented among U.S. white supremacists...

How-To Guru: Hold Your Lady Liquor

After the Center for Disease Control recently released a new infographic saying that pregnant women shouldn’t drink, it added a bonus section for non-pregnant women. The infographic has been kind enough to inform women...

Muslims in Numbers

Muslim does not mean Middle Eastern. In today’s world, at least one in five people in the world are Muslim, as cited by the Pew Research Center. Yet, in the United States there is...

How-To Guru: Gone With the Wind

Right as UCSD students were starting to feel acclimated to winter weather, the forecast throws us a sudden curveball. Everybody was happily tucked up in bed. We were feeling extra cozy while seeking shelter...

Freedom of Religion, and Lack Thereof

The First Amendment concerns free establishment of religion and free exercise thereof; freedom of speech and of the press. There’s been many debates about the true meaning of all these freedoms, but the one...

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...

Opening the Minds of Engineers

As an engineer, I used to measure the value of everything based on hard numbers, while my ex-wife — an art historian and sociologist by training — did not. The dichotomy in our worldviews,...

How-To Guru: Navigate Campus

Library Walk can be a dangerous place. From the never-ending tornado of individual quarter-page sized flyers pummeling students to last week’s evident demonstration on the extent of free speech, braving the campus’ main path...

Who Drives Your Car?

With all the hype of self-driving cars, from Google’s cars to Tesla’s new autopilot feature, the journey of self-driving cars becoming accessible to the public is going to be a bumpy ride. Elon Musk,...

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Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

Students and faculty collected outside Geisel Library to demonstrate against the executive order President Trump issued on March 6 revising restrictions that he placed...

Students Determined Addresses Candidate Filing Inconsistencies

The Students Determined slate released a statement this afternoon explaining two inconsistencies between the filing of their candidates on the official A.S. elections page...

The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall....