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California Entrepreneurs Help to Save Amazon Rainforest

Steve Chapple | Posted 02.05.2016 | Green
Steve Chapple

Nature and Culture's approach to conservation is a California one. Engelhorn calls it entrepreneurial. It's the way he's used to doing business, and it may be changing the way well-intentioned gringos relate to Latin America and the rest of the world.

Good News! This Bad Habit Actually Diminishes With Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty

Your friend gets a dream car while you're still driving a piece of junk. Or your nemesis is marrying Mr. Right while your love life is anything but a ...

When Porn Enters the Classroom: The Student, the Professor, and the Helicopter

Dana Smith | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
Dana Smith

So, to the young woman who finds herself in this moral dilemma of shall I or shall I not, I say unto you, "just don't." If your grade is impacted - all will be well. You'll find that in life you will experience many more situations that will require you to abstain, even at the risk of some negative consequence.

San Diego DIY Music Collectives Aren't Going Down Without a Fight

Sarah Tanori | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Sarah Tanori

I'm 20 and still a reject, but these DIY communities have helped me understand that acceptance is not synonymous with any sort of mold, but something that comes with a positive environment and genuine individuals.

Two Beautiful, Miraculous Syllables, Inspired by 'The Names They Gave Me' by Tasbeeh Herwees

Aia Hawari | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Aia Hawari

Without my consent my name was chosen for me. I learned my name as Baba and Mama crouched down and cooed my name at me as I took my first steps. "Ma-...

How Studying Arabic Brought Me to Israel in the Summer of 2014

Maria Sebas | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Maria Sebas

The most notable observation I made was that the vast majority of Israelis that I spoke with wanted to find a peaceful solution. Whether they were Israeli Jews or Israeli Arabs, they wanted an end to the violence.

Celebrating Sacrifice

Aisha Subhan | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Aisha Subhan

My privileged life was made possible because of a series of sacrifices. Those who make the biggest sacrifices, the kind that give people like me a privileged life of opportunity, freedom, and hope, exhibit the greatest patience and strength.

Fighting the Killers: California Stem Cell Program Takes on Leukemia and Cancer

Don C. Reed | Posted 11.20.2013 | Science
Don C. Reed

Is one of these approaches (or a combination of them both) the answer to cancer? We cannot say. No one can predict the path or pace of science. But some things we can know. Without dedicated scientists like these, cure will not happen.

Why We Don't Need Facebook

Matthew Kertman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Media
Matthew Kertman

We rank cities on their overall quality of life and access to natural resources to help us decide if we want to live there. Why should we not also choose the manner and method with which we manage our relationships online?

WATCH: Lewis Black Explains What Will Keep Grads Sane

La Jolla Patch | Posted 06.16.2013 | College

In his first ever commencement address, comedian Lewis Black urged UC San Diego graduates Saturday to relish and cultivate a sense of humor, which he ...

UC Postdoctoral Researchers Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

Neal Sweeney | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Neal Sweeney

Imagine the surprise of students on guest worker visas when, after arriving at UC, they are told that although the contract the union negotiated states that health care coverage is available to all postdocs, it will not be extended to them.

A Precarious Home In San Diego

2012-04-23-cahomedesign.jpg | Posted 06.15.2012 | Home

By Julia Benton click here for original article All Photography by Philipp Scholz Ritterman, Courtesy of UC San Diego's Stuart Collection ...

On the Genome, the Markets and Data

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Science
Robert Teitelman

Compared to a generation ago, there is an oceanic amount of data around. Perhaps there's simply too much data; that we lack the deep understanding (not processing power: understanding) of what's important or not in that data to effectively master it.

UCSD 'Occupy' A Closed Library, Because They Really Need To Study?

Posted 02.06.2012 | College

On Monday, UCSD students camped out in front of a closed library, and eventually forced open the doors and rushed inside said library to protest the l...

Spoilers Don't Ruin Stories, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

You don't hate spoilers. You like them. You really, really like them. Are you getting sleepy? This is what a University of California, San Diego, s...

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...

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 To Focus On Diversity

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The UC Board of Regents will meet next week to discuss universitywide issues, including prejudice, in light of recent incidents targeting specific stu...

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...

Racist Incidents, Protests Spread At UC Campuses

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A firestorm over racially and ethnically charged incidents at several University of California campuses spread Tuesday as UC San D...

KKK Hood Found On UCSD Campus

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 03.02.2010 | College

University of California San Diego police have confirmed that a white pillowcase fashioned as a Ku Klux Klan hood was found affixed to a statue in fro...

UCSD Noose-Hanger Apologizes, Students Protest In Sacramento

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The woman who confessed to hanging a noose in a University of California-San Diego library issued today an apology in the The Guardian, the school's s...

California Student Strike: Send Us Your Videos & Photos

Huffington Post | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

March 4 is a day of action for students in California. In the face of mounting tuition hikes, layoffs and budget cuts, student activists will stage wa...

UC San Diego: Racial Tensions Boil Over

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE II: Campus police confirmed that no second noose was found on UCSD campus. UPDATE: Multiple Twitter updates are reporting a second noose found...

Berkeley RIOT: Fire, Destruction

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Overnight, an impromptu riot to protest budget cuts and tuition increases at the University of California-Berkeley snowballed to include more than 200...