Thursday, May 25, 2017

Point of Order

So, not to be “that guy," but did we ever have a serious conversation about cancelling Sun God Festival? If even half of the rumors surrounding the changes to the event are accurate, students...

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...

Guest Commentary – Our Choices, Our Traditions, Our Sun God Festival

On May 16, nearly 20,000 students will attend Sun God Festival 2014 on RIMAC Field. A UCSD tradition for the past 32 years, Sun God Festival is one of the best college music festivals...

Guest Commentary: “Remembering the cookout, the noose, and their aftermath”

Four years ago, the fragile tranquility of the La Jolla campus was shattered by a series of events now known at the “Compton Cookout.” Cutting-edge scholarship on campus climate emphasizes the need for universities...

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