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Curiosity Killed the Pre-Med Student

By Sophie Reynolds on Oct 26, 2017 09:00 am

Photo courtesy of UCSD Communications.The air around Geisel, which was once electrified with nervous finals week energy, dulls to a tepid summer warmth. The grass on RIMAC field makes a quick recovery from the couple thousands of graduation chairs and feet, which had, a month ago, pummeled it into a bleached checkerboard. Library Walk is quiet and sparse. It […] Read in browser » 

UCSD Ranked 16th Best Global University

By Gabe Schneider on Oct 25, 2017 03:00 pm

Kenji BennettUC San Diego was ranked the 16th best global university in the 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report rankings released Monday. The list, published yearly since 2014, attempts to rank the world’s top 1,250 universities, primarily ranking them by research reputation, academic publication output, and publication prestige. In 2015, UCSD was named the 19th best […] Read in browser » 

Crystal Castles Cancels North Park Show Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

By Amarachi Metu on Oct 24, 2017 06:48 pm

Frode Ramone / Wikimedia Creative Commons.The Observatory North Park informed ticket holders today that Crystal Castles has cancelled their Wednesday night show at the San Diego venue, along with nine of the other upcoming shows on their tour. The venue is is refunding concert goers, but has provided no explanation on the cancellation at this time. The cancellations coincide with […] Read in browser » 

Blue Pepper Asian Cuisine Replaces Hi Thai

By Ryan Maher on Oct 24, 2017 09:00 am

Rohan Grover / The Triton.Blue Pepper Asian Cuisine opened its doors last month in the Old Student Center, replacing former tenant Hi Thai. Despite a new name and new ownership, the store provides similar pan-Asian dishes, from noodles to curries to a variety of new vegan options. Hi Thai had occupied the space since its opening in 2007. Mr. […] Read in browser » 

ASUCSD Fixes $115,000 Budget Error

By Mo Elew on Oct 23, 2017 11:00 am

ASUCSD Financial Controller Andrew Thai makes edits to the Executive Budget budget on the projector during the Senate meeting. Mo Al Elew / The Triton.The Associated Students of UCSD (ASUCSD) passed the 2017-18 Executive Budget last Wednesday after resolving a miscalculation of almost $115,000, which was overlooked until an hour before the weekly 6:00 p.m. ASUCSD Senate meeting. The annual budget allocates $5.5 million of student activity fees to student organizations, concerts, events, and various student government programs. ASUCSD […] Read in browser » 

Shake Shack Opens at Westfield UTC

By Ella Chen on Oct 23, 2017 09:00 am

Shack Shack on opening day. AJ Peterson / The Triton.Shake Shack, the famed East Coast burger chain, opened in the Westfield UTC mall on Friday to large lines of hungry customers. Located next to Nordstrom at UTC, the newest Shake Shack location features the same specialties as its other SoCal counterparts: shakes in flavors like chocolate cookies and cream, raspberry cheesecake, and salted caramel […] Read in browser » 

UCSA Passes Resolution Demanding Regent Pattiz be Removed

By Gabe Schneider on Oct 21, 2017 10:00 am

Michael Drummond / The Daily Californian.The UC Student Association (UCSA) passed a resolution last Saturday demanding Regent Norman Pattiz be dismissed from the UC Board of Regents. Pattiz, a media mogul and member of the Board of Regents since 2001, was asked to resign by the UC Student Association in 2016 in light of several publicized sexual harassment complaints. The […] Read in browser » 

Dining Halls for All: A Comprehensive Guide

By Mandy Huang on Oct 20, 2017 11:00 am

Cafe Ventanas on the Eleanor Roosevelt College campus / Ariana Gorman.Food is the answer to everything. Luckily, here at UC San Diego, you have quite a few options to satisfy whatever cravings you have, though it may be a bit chaotic trying to navigate your way through each dining hall. So for the new freshmen and transfers out there trying to figure out UCSD’s food […] Read in browser » 

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