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February 21st, 2012

{becssg}2012-2-21{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|bingo_kyle_szeto.jpg||Performers in drag entertain the crowd at the Loft for their Bitchy Bingo event. Kyle Szeto/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|bingo_kyle_szeto_.jpg||Performers in drag entertain the crowd at the Loft for their Bitchy Bingo event. Kyle Szeto/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|clics_kyleszeto.jpg||Art covers the walls at CLICS. Kyle Szeto/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|johnhur_ericnye.jpg||John Hur plays a KDST show at the Old Student Center. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|lgbt_javierarmstrong.jpg||UCSD’s LGBT group set up a colorful display of balloons on Library Walk. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|softball_nolan_thomas_.jpg|| UCSD Softball swept their home series against CSU Stanislaus last weekend. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|track_brianyip.jpg||The Triton Track & Field team swept their home opener against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Cal Poly Pomona last weekend, Feb. 18-19. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

February 13th, 2012

{becssg}2012-2-13{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip2.jpg||No. 1 UCSD Women’s Basketball top Chico State 93-76 on Friday, Feb. 10. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip3.jpg||UCSD Women’s Basketball honors their three graduating seniors after winning their last regular season home game, Saturday, Feb. 11. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip4.jpg||The UCSD Men’s Basketball team drop their last two regular season home games. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|deltaidol_brianmonroe.jpg||Members from every fraternity and sorority on campus showed off their talents at Delta Delta Delta’s Delta Idol event to raise money for St. Jude. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|dogs_alyssastockerkeefe.jpg||Students take a minute to unwind as they play with “Therapy Fluffies” at the Zone. Alyssa Stocker-Keefe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|garybias_sarahpark.jpg||Saxophonist Gary Bias performs at Revelle Plaza for a Black History Month luncheon. Sarah Park/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|kamau_andrewoh.jpg||UCSD music professor Kamau Kenyatta performs at the Loft. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|longboard_reggieballesteros.jpg||UCSD students longboard down the hills near Blacks Beach. Reggie Ballesteros/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|room_brianmonroe.jpg||Students threw plastic spoons at the screen as part of a movie screening event at Price Center Theater. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|room_ericnye.jpg||Students pose for a picture with Tommy Wiseau, maker of the infamous movie “The Room.” Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

February 6th, 2012

{becssg}2012-02-06{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|brian_monroe_bombscare.jpg||A bomb squad technician operates a robot after a suspicious package was found at the Leichtag building on Monday, Jan. 30th. The package was later found to be harmless. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|brian_monroe_spiritswim.jpg||Athletes from various UCSD teams dive into Canyonview Pool to show Triton pride. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|brian_monroe_turkey.jpg||Members of the Armenian Student Association demonstrated with signs on Library Walk to raise awareness of the Armenian Genocide. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|chinese_sarahpark.jpg||Students perform in a dragon costume during Chinese New Year celebrations. Sarah Park/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|geiselspiral_brianmonroe.jpg||The staircase at Geisel Library seen from below. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|nolan_thomas_softball.jpg|| Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|shuttles_andrewoh.jpg||A brand-new shuttle picks up a student near Price Center on the way to the Regents parking lot. UCSD recently purchased five new eco-friendly shuttles to save operating costs. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|spiritnightbrian_yip_.jpg||The UCSD Men’s Basketball team broke their three game slump against CSU Los Angeles with a one-point win last Friday, Feb. 3. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|spiritnightrobert_asami_.jpg||UCSD students pack RIMAC arena for the annual Spirit Night event. Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|spiritnightrobert_asami_2.jpg||The UCSD Men’s Basketball team broke their three game slump against CSU Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|twinsister_eric_nye_.jpg||Long Island-based indie-pop band Twin Sister perform at Porter’s Pub. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|twinsister_robert_asami_.jpg||Long Island-based indie-pop band Twin Sister perform at Porter’s Pub. Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

January 23rd, 2012

{becssg}2012-1-22{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip.jpg||The UCSD Women’s Basketball team celebrates after taking their 18th straight win. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip2.jpg||UCSD students cheer on the men’s and women’s basketball teams in their weekend games. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_nolanthomas.jpg||The UCSD bench cheers on the women’s basketball team to their 17th straight win on Friday, Jan. 20. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_nolanthomas2.jpg||UCSD women’s head coach Charity Elliot leads the women’s basketball team to their 18th strraight win on Saturday, Jan. 21 against Humboldt State. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cisco_brian monroe.jpg||Cisco donated $10,000 to the UCSD athletics department on Friday, Jan. 20. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|colourist_brianmonroe.jpg||Band member from the Colourist warms up the crowd for Group Love at Porter’s Pub. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|grouplove_brian monroe.jpg||Guitarist from the Colourist shows his talent to the audience at Porter’s Pub. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|grouplove_ericnye.jpg||A singer of the band Grouplove energizes Porter’s Pub during their show. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|grouplove_ericnye2.jpg||Members of Grouploave pump up the audience at their Porter’s Pub event. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|grouplove_jodymak.jpg||Members of the band Grouplove grab the crowd’s attention at Porter’s Pub. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|project_rishi-brianmonroe.jpg||Students on Library Walk painted henna on hands to promote the Rural India Social and Health Improvement project. They raise money during the year to carry out social projects in India over the summer. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|regentsmeeting_brianmonroe.jpg||Members of the UC Regents met with students and student leaders to discuss major events regarding the UC system. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|wintergamefest_sarahpark.jpg||UCSD students enjoy free game time at Winter Gamefest 2012. Sarah Park /Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

January 17th, 2012

{becssg}2012-1-16{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brian_yip.jpg||The UCSD women’s basketball team won their 16th straight game after beating CSU East Bay and CSU Monterey Bay this weekend. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_nolan_thomas.jpg||The UCSD men’s basketball team snapped their four game losing streak after beating CSU Monterey Bay on Saturday, Jan. 15. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|calit2_andrewoh.jpg||Researchers at Calit2 are building a lifelike robot baby named Diego-san. This project is funded by the National Science Foundation. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|loftconcert_jody_mak.jpg||UCSD student band Tokyo Chan played at the Loft on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|pc_brian_monroe.jpg||Students enjoy a sunny day at Price Center. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|radicalrush_ericnye.jpg||Panelists including visual arts professor Ricardo Dominguez spoke at UCSD Radical Rush Week’s event at Porters Pub on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|reissmemorial_brian_monroe2.jpg||The parents of Karen Reis, a 2009 UCSD graduate murdered Jan. 1 in Coronado, spoke in her honor at a memorial held by the athletics department on Saturday, Jan. 12. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

January 9th, 2012

{becssg}2012-01-09{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|clics_BrianMonroe3.jpg||A group of approximately 50 students broke into CLICS on Monday of finals week in order to reclaim the space for usage. UCSD administration had closed CLICS at the end of the 2010-11 academic year. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|glass_BrianMonroe.jpg||Students at Fat Baby Glass mold and shape a mug during their last class at the UCSD Crafts Center. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Occupy_BrianMonroe.jpg||Students camp outside Geisel Library to protest the police brutality at UC Berkeley and UC Davis, as well as the 81-percent tuition fee hike in the California school system. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|porters_JavierArmstrong.jpg||Los Angeles-based band The Grouch and Eligh performed at Porters Pub on Nov. 28 as part of their “How the Grouch Stole Christmas” tour. Other performers that night included Zion I and DJ Fresh. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Santa_Robert Asami.jpg||Members of Alpha Phi Omega volunteered to wrap presents for more than 100 local families in need. Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|sports_BrianYip.jpg||The women’s basketball team remains undefeated in 14 games after beating CSU Stanislaus and Chico State over the weekend. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|undierun_BrianMonroe4.jpg||Students participate in the annual undie run during finals week of Fall 2011. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

November 28, 2011

{becssg}2011-11-28{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|autumn_angelica_bongioanni.jpg||Many enjoy the natural environment at Mount Laguna, a camping site and daytime location an hour east of UCSD. Angelica Bongioanni /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|autumn_angelica_bongioanni2.jpg||The end of autumn and beginning of winter can bring an array of colored leaves. Here the spirit of the season can be found at Mount Laguna, located an hour away from campus. Angelica Bongioanni /Guardian {/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip (2).jpg||Senior forward Lauren Freidenberg helped lead the Tritons to two weekend wins over Cal State San Marcos on Friday, Nov. 25 and Fort Lewis on Saturday, Nov. 26. Brian Yip/Guardian {/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|basketball_brianyip.jpg||Senior guard Chelsea Carlisle was named the tournament MVP, leading all scorers on Saturday, Nov. 26 with 29 points. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|bbq_javierarmstrong.jpg||Alex Jo, a member of the student nonprofit organization, Kyrie Eleison, volunteers during a fundraiser on Library Walk selling Korean barbeque. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|chino_xl-saniya_husain.jpg||Chino XL attracts the audience as he opens up for Immortal Technique at Porter’s Pub on Nov. 19. Saniya Husain/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

November 20, 2011

{becssg}2011-11-21{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|americanscup_alyssa_stocker-keefe.jpg||Catamarans from different countries line up in preparation for the first day of races for the America’s Cup in San Diego Bay. Alyssa Stocker /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_andrewoh.jpg||Sacramento-based hip hop artist C Plus performs at Price Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_andrewoh1.jpg||Niles “Cyrano” Hollowell-Dhar of the hip hop duo The Cataracs raps during their performance at Price Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_andrewoh2.jpg||David “Campa” Benjamin Singer-Vine of the hip hop duo the Cataracs sings during their performance at Price Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_andrewoh3.jpg||Excited audience members at the Cataracs performance on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_andrewoh4.jpg||Excited audience members at the Cataracs performance on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Andrew Oh /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_andrewoh5.jpg||Excited audience members at the Cataracs performance on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|cataracs_brianyip.jpg||Excited audience members at the Cataracs performance on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Brian Yip /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|fallenstar_brianmonroe.jpg||Onlookers observe as construction workers place the house of the Fallen Star piece on top of a building at Jacobs School of Engineering. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|fallenstar_sarahpark.jpg||Onlookers observe as construction workers place the house of the Fallen Star piece on top of a building at Jacobs School of Engineering. Sarah Park /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|hullaballo_brianmonroe.jpg||The first annual Hullabaloo event included food trucks, carnival rides and a concert. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|hullaballo_brianyip.jpg||The first annual Hullabaloo festival, which replaced FallFest, took place on Friday, Nov. 18. Brian Yip /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|hullaballo_ericnye (2).jpg||Carnival rides covered the lawn at UCSD’s first Hullaballoo event. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|hullaballo_ericnye.jpg||The first annual Hullabaloo festival, which replaced FallFest, took place on Friday, Nov. 18. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|hullaballo_ericnye3.jpg||The first annual Hullabaloo festival, which replaced FallFest, took place on Friday, Nov. 18. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|miguelzenon_andrewoh.jpg||Grammy-nominated Puerto Rican saxophonist Miguel Zenon plays at the Loft on Nov. 17. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|waterpolo_brianyip.jpg||The UCSD Men’s Water Polo team won the WWPA conference tournament this weekend, Nov. 17-20. The Tritons will advance to the NCAA national tournament. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|waterpolo_brianzmonroe.jpg||UCSD Men’s Water Polo coach Denny Harper takes a swim with his conference championship teams after winning his 15th conference title. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

November 14, 2011

{becssg}2011-11-14{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|bluegrass_eric_nye1.jpg||Bluegrass band Hot Buttered Rum performs at Porter’s Pub on November 8, 2011. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|fallingstar_eric_nye2.jpg||Korean Artist Do Ho Suh’s newest addition to the Stuart Art Collection, “Fallen Star,” attracts attention from a passerby at Warren Mall. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Frisbee_Andrew Oh.jpg||UCSD’s women’s ultimate frisbee team prepare themselves for an upcoming game at a tournement hosted by UC Santa Cruz. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|protest_alyssa_stocker-keefe.jpg||UCSD students, teachers, and employees protest at the November 9 Teach Out and Rally to defend public education. Alyssa Stocker-Keefe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Protest_BrianMonroe.jpg||A student rallies others at the November 9 Teach Out and Rally to defend public education. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|SaniyaHusain_DeathofPublicEducation.jpg||Students pretend to die on Library Walk as part of a performative protest against tuition increases. Saniya Husain/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Signing_Brian Monroe.jpg||Professional freeskier Tanner Hall signs autographs in Price Center Theater. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|soccer_brian_yip1.jpg||UCSD’s Rachel Leslie battles with a Chico State defender during the Tritons’ season ending loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday, November 13. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|soccer_nolan_thomas.jpg||UCSD’s Shelby Wong walks off the field after the Tritons’ season ending loss to Chico State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday, November 13. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|veterans_saniya_husain1.jpg||Over 300 American flags were placed on Library Walk by the UCSD Student Veterans organization in remembrance of fallen service members. Saniya Husain/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|volleyball_brian_yip2.jpg||Roxanne Brunsting and Julia Freidenberg go up for a block during UCSD’s four set victory over Cal State East Bay. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

November 7, 2011

{becssg}2011-11-7{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|CreoleChoir_JodyMak.jpg||A woman from the Creole Choir of Cuba shows her passion for singing at a Nov. 1 performance in Mandeville Auditorium. The Grammy-nominated group sings a capella in Creole, with Afro-Caribbean percussion beats. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|DiaDeLosMuertos_BrianMonroe.jpg||A student gets her face painted in honor of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. During this traditional Mexican holiday, people pray for and remember their deceased friends and family. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|DiaDeLosMuertos_JavierArmstrong.jpg||A painted skull sits on display for Dia de los Muertos celebrations on Library Walk. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|DiaDeLosMuertos_JodyMak.jpg||Women dressed in traditional Mexican clothes perform a dance routine on Library Walk in honor of Dia de los Muertos. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|DiaDeLosMuertos_SaniyaHusain.jpg||In honor of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, trinkets and flowers were placed in front of his picture on Library Walk. Saniya Husain/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Geisel_SaniyaHusain.jpg||A student takes a study break and rests outside of Geisel Library. Saniya Husain/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Slacklining_BrianMonroe.jpg||Students test the waters by trying to balance on a line rope from one tree to another on the Price Center lawn. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Surfer_JavierArmstrong.jpg||A surfer keeps his balance as he splashes through the Santa Ana wind waves in Oceanside. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|volleyball_brianyip.jpg||The UCSD Women’s Volleyball team took back-to-back wins at home, beating Sonoma State 3-1 on Friday, Nov. 4 and Humboldt State in straight sets on Sunday, Nov. 6. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...