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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} ...

October 31, 2011

{becssg}2011_10_31{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|calit2_Andrew Oh (2).jpg||A student researcher from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology experiments with the StarCAVE, a virtual reality environment. This was created by the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology and is located at Atkinson Hall. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|calit2_Andrew Oh.jpg||A student researcher from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology examines the HIPerWall, an oversized 200 megapixel screen, at Atkinson Hall. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|chancellor’s 5k_Robert Asami.jpg||People gathered together last Friday to run the annual Chancellor 5K run. Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|fencing_nolan_thomas.jpg||UCSD’s nationally ranked fencing team hosted the Blade Runner tournament this weekend, Oct. 29-30. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|geisel_brian_monroe.jpg||Students walk through the doors of Geisel Library, a popular on-campus study spot. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Halloween_Brian Monroe.jpg||A man dressed as a character from Reno 911 makes a scene on Library Walk as students pass by. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|halloween_Sarah Park.jpg||Two students carve a pumpkin at an event held in Warren College by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Sarah Park/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Hindu New Year_Harsh Kashiperkh.jpg||UCSD’s Sangam Club held festivities during Diwali, an traditional Indian celebration meaning “festival of lights.” Students joined in on the activities that included coloring the patterns. Harsh Kashiperkh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Protest1_Andrew Oh 2.jpg||A student shows her passion for standing up for her fellow students and opposing the continuous rise in tuition. Andrew Oh /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|protest1_Andrew Oh.jpg||Another student voices his opinion at the protest Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|protest_Eric Nye.jpg||After UC President Mark Yudof’s visit to UCSD, students actively protest the increasing tuition fees with signs and voices. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|soccer_brian_monroe.jpg||The No. 7 UCSD women’s soccer team took two wins this weekend, beating San Francisco State 1-0 on Friday and Cal Poly Pomona 2-0 on Sunday. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|waterpolodavis_nolan_thomas.jpg||No. 11 UCSD men’s water polo beat No. 12 UC Davis on Friday, Oct. 28 10-6. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

October 24, 2011

{becssg}2011-10-24{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|bikes_brianmonroe.jpg||August Mao performed at Revelle Plaza on Oct. 18, 2011. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|bob_filner_sarah_park.jpg||San Diego mayoral candidate Bob Filner visited UCSD on Oct. 17. Filner spoke about his work as a freedom rider and congressman. Sarah Park/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|chancellors5k_reggieballesteros.jpg||A runner leads the pack down the Ridge Walk stretch of the UCSD Chancellor’s 5K, an annual charity race. This year’s event was held on Oct. 21. Reggie Ballesteros/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|dance_jody_mak.jpg||Members of the dance group Vertigo performed at UCSD on Oct. 19. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|earls_garden_jody_mak.jpg||Members of Earl’s Garden, an on-campus community garden space, gathered to garden on Oct. 19. Earl’s Garden is part of the Sustainable Food Project. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|MuirEnvironmentalCorp_EricNye.jpg||Members of Muir Environmental Corps volunteered to help clean up the San Diego River on Oct. 22. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|occupysd_alyssa_stocker.jpg||Students gathered for the Occupy UCSD rally in front of Geisel Library. Alyssa Stocker-Keefe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|occupyucsd_saniyahussain.jpg||Students gathered for the Occupy UCSD rally in front of Geisel Library on Oct. 20. Saniya Hussain /Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|plums_javier_armstrong.jpg||The UCSD Farmers’ Market takes place every Tuesday at Town Square, near Price Center. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|pumpkins_angelica_bongioanni.jpg||UCSD students prepare for Halloween with carved pumpkins. Angelica Bongioanni/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|soccer_nolan_thomas.jpg||The UCSD men’s soccer team took a 3-2 come from behind victory against Humboldt State last Friday, Oct. 21. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|volleyball_calstatedominguezhills_brian_yip.jpg||UCSD’s women’s volleyball team beat CSU Los Angeles and CSU Dominguez Hills in straight sets this weekend. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

October 17, 2011

{becssg}2011_10_17{/becssg}{becssg_c}0|Brian_Monroe fire.jpg||Firefighters respond to a fire at Camino Tranquilo on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Brian_Yip.jpg||No.6 UCSD fell to CSULA 1-0 in overtime on Friday, Oct. 14. Brian Yip/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Eric_Nye foosh.jpg||Members of Muir improv comedy troupe FOOSH performed a sketch on Thursday, Oct. 13. Eric Nye/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Harsh_Kashiparekh.jpg||Students enjoy the sunset at Blacks Beach on Saturday, Oct. 15. Haresh Kashiparekh/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Jody_Mak kayak.jpg||Students participate in the kayak jousting hosted by Outback Adventures at Canyonview Pool on Wednedsday, Oct. 12. Jody Mak/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Nolan_Thomas.jpg||No. 9 UCSD lost to Santa Barbara 8-10 on Friday, Oct. 14. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|porters SaniyaHusain.jpg||The Stone Foxes played at Porter’s Pub on Monday, Oct. 10. Saniya Husain/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|Reggie_Ballesteros band.jpg||Aaron Mort, bassist for the Stone Foxes, played at Porter’s Pub on Monday, Oct. 10. Reggie Ballesteros/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|robertasami.jpg||Price Center was packed to capacity during DVC’s Something Awesome, held on Saturday, Oct. 15. Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c}{becssg_c}0|robertasami1.jpg||Jordan Clarno from DVC performs a set during Something Awesome, held on Saturday, Oct. 15. Robert Asami/Guardian{/becssg_c} ...

October 10, 2011

{becssg}2011-10-10{/becssg}  {becssg_c}0|AndrewOh.jpg||A sinkhole caused by a broken storm drain opened near Campus Point Drive on Thursday, Oct. 6. Andrew Oh/Guardian{/becssg_c} {becssg_c}0|BrianMonroe.jpg|| Protesters gathered around City Hall last Friday, Oct. 7, for the “Occupy San Diego” movement in solidarity with NYC’s “Occupy Wall Street” movement. Brian Monroe/Guardian{/becssg_c}  {becssg_c}0|JavierArmstrong.jpg|| Protesters gathered around City Hall last Friday, Oct. 7, for the “Occupy San Diego” movement in solidarity with NYC’s “Occupy Wall Street” movement. Javier Armstrong/Guardian{/becssg_c}  {becssg_c}0|NolanThomas.jpg|| The UCSD Womens Volleyball team took the last of its three games, beating CSU San Marcos. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c}  {becssg_c}0|NolanThomas1.jpg|| Both the mens and womens cross country squads took home the team titles in the annual Triton Cross Country Invitational. Nolan Thomas/Guardian{/becssg_c} {becssg_c}0|ReggieBallesteros.jpg|| Student longboards at Black’s Beach. Reggie Ballesteros/Guardian{/becssg_c}  {becssg_c}0|SaniyaHusain1.jpg||Protesters gathered around City Hall last Friday, Oct. 7, for the “Occupy San Diego” movement in solidarity with NYC’s “Occupy Wall Street” movement. Saniya Husain/Guardian {/becssg_c}  ...