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WATCH: Millions Of Anchovies Form A Living 'Lava Lamp'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green

Nope, that's not a beachside oil spill (thank goodness!). That's millions -- possibly billions -- of anchovies swimming unusually close to shore. S...

An Investment in the Outdoors and Innovation

Jigar Shah | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green
Jigar Shah

It is only common sense that our policymakers in Washington should keep the value of our public lands in mind when negotiating federal spending priorities. The Land and Water Conservation Fund is an opportunity for bipartisan leadership and an investment in American innovation.

Students, Space Agency Team Up For 'Vomit Comet' Experiment | Rod Pyle | Posted 07.15.2013 | Science

A team of university students is counting down toward the ultimate science ride, a weightless flight aboard a modified NASA jet to see just how certa...

Drone Crash On Campus Turns Out To Be 'New Media Art'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2012 | College

Students at the University of California-San Diego were surprised when an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, commonly referred to as a drone, crashed in the mid...

WATCH: What Is Going On Here?

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.02.2012 | College

Somehow, a house built to hang off the edge of a seven-story building is up to earthquake code in California. A bright blue east coast cottage look...

Forgotten Man In Holding Cell Files $20 Million Claim Against DEA

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.03.2012 | Crime

Daniel Chong, the 23-year-old UC San Diego student who spent nearly five days behind bars without food or water, wants $20 million from the Drug Enfor...

U.S. Man Left In Cell For 4 Days Drank Own Urine To Survive

AP | JULIE WATSON and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime

SAN DIEGO -- The case of a detained college student who was forgotten in a holding cell for more than four days suggests a breakdown in procedure and ...

UPDATE: DEA Apologizes To Forgotten Man In Holding Cell Forced To Drink Urine

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Crime

Update: The Drug Enforcement Administration has apologized to Danny Chong after he spent five days in a holding cell without food, water or a toilet, ...

25 Universities With The Best Internet Buzz

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.05.2012 | College

Which university has the best Internet brand equity? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has the best Internet buzz , according to the Global...

The 15 Geekiest Colleges

Posted 02.21.2012 | College

Not every college is tailored toward the student who grew up wearing sweater vests and obsessing over their new TI-83 calculator. However, there a...

Aaron Sankin

University Of California vs. Asian Americans? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.05.2012 | San Francisco

As the University of California looks to shore up its shaky financial situation in the face of decreased funding from Sacramento, the system's effort ...

Student Paper Publishes Wildly Obscene Article About Student Leader

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Although UC San Diego student publication the Koala is known for pushing the envelope with questionable content, some think the paper crossed the line...

The Impact Today and Tomorrow of Chalmers Johnson

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Chalmers Johnson led the way in understanding the dynamics of how states manipulated their policy conditions and environments to speed up economic growth. Johnson passed away Saturday; He was 79.

Slain Woman's Body Found In Burning Car At UC-San Diego

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The charred body of a slain woman was found inside a burning car on the University of California, San Diego campus Saturday, the Associated Press repo...

PHOTOS: Conservatives "Deconstruct" US World & News College Rankings, Trash UCs

Lance Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams says it was created "to give conservatives powerful new weapon...

68 Black Students Will Enroll At UC San Diego As Freshmen This Fall

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California-San Diego's black enrollment will see a small increase this year, the Los Angeles Times reports. Sixty-eight black stu...

UC Regents Consider Altering Admissions Policy In Response To Racist Incidents

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A tense discussion of a "toxic" racial climate took center stage at last week's meeting of the UC Board of Regents. Board members responded to recen...

UC Regents Discuss Diversity Under Heavy Security

The Golden Gate [X]Press | E | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California Board of Regents met in San Francisco March 23 to discuss the future of the UC system and what changes need to be made. ...

UC Panel Outlines Drastic Reforms

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California Commission on the Future met today to discuss a host of major changes to the school system, including substantial student...

California Students Look To Colleges In Other States

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

New reports indicate that more and more California students are leaving the state to pursue higher education. The San Jose Mercury News has more: Un...

UC San Diego Satire Paper Chock-Full Of Racial Epithets

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California-San Diego's student humor publication, the Koala, has come under fire for its latest issue, which tries to lampoon recent...

A UC San Diego Alum Responds To Racial Tensions On The Campus

Jenee Darden | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jenee Darden

I've been following the events since news broke of the infamous "Compton Cookout" black-face party, and my disgust has turned to disappointment.

March 4 Protests Roll On, UCSD Tries To Make Peace, Oakland Activists To Be Released

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For students at UC Santa Cruz, the March 4 protests continued into March 5. At 5 a.m. PST this morning, protesters blocked the main entrance to cam...

Day Of Action: TOP MOMENTS

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Though yesterday's California-born Day of Action to Defend Public Education became a national event, activity was anchored in the Golden State. The st...

Day Of Action UPDATE: At March 4 Protests Rowdy CA Students, Reportedly Armed, Block Campus

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — Students staged raucous rallies to protest education funding cuts on college campuses nationwide Thursday, but some demonstra...