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Submission: Save the Jewel

By Sam Greenblatt on Jun 14, 2017 09:00 am

Photo courtesy of Matt HowardWe are organizing against the expansion of UC San Diego because in 1849, when California placed in its Constitution the objective of a complete educational system, Governor Low suggested that the university system be based on the University of Michigan system. The state auditor’s reports have caused the Regents of the UC system and Janet […] Read in browser » 

The Hospitality of HDH Director Mark Cunningham

By Gabe Schneider on Jun 13, 2017 09:00 am

There are very few accessible public photos of AVC Cunningham. Photo courtesy of The UCSD Guardian, April 1, 2002.Keeping In Context “Students are lazy and they don’t really want to commute, so it’s a real big challenge.” That’s what Housing*Dining*Hospitality (HDH) Director Mark Cunningham said to a panel of around 100 developers, builders, and architects last November. Apart from picking up traction on Reddit, his comments, published in the Business Section of The […] Read in browser » 

Student Thinks 3D Printers Are Too Expensive, Builds His Own

By Betsy Meeker on Jun 12, 2017 09:00 am

Photo courtesy of Tommy Spencer“It’s basically a hot glue gun on motors.” This is how Tommy Spencer, a second year aerospace engineering major, explains his home made custom-built 3D printer. Spencer, the propulsion research lead for the UC San Diego Human-Powered Submarine Team (HPS), needed a low cost solution in order to quickly fabricate and test different versions of […] Read in browser » 

The MENding Monologues: A Vulnerable Masculinity

By Jaz Twersky on Jun 09, 2017 05:02 pm

Co-directors Ryan De Leon (left) and Justin Abadejos (right) with cast behind them, on opening night. Connor Gorry / The TritonThe MENding Monologues opens like a Macklemore song. “When I was a kid, I often wondered if I was gay,” declared second-year student Chris Doherty, reciting “Man Up,” a canon monologue that details the story of a straight man who likes theater and dance. “But just as I can’t deny that I am a singing, […] Read in browser » 

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