UC San Diego

Dual sport athlete at UCSD follows in dad’s footsteps

SAN DIEGO -- Ciara Franke grew up in La Jolla and has spent a lot of time competing in the pool. At UCSD, the freshman is on both the swim and water …

Water Polo

Why 'sanctuary' law politics feel different from past immigration flare ups

On one day last week, all the complexities of San Diego’s immigration and border politics were on display.<p>At the county building, the Republican …

Immigration

College baseball wrapup: Aztecs take series vs. Fresno State; Toreros swept at Pepperdine; Tritons sweep CS San Bernardino

San Diego State senior right-hander Jorge Fernandez pitched six shutout innings in Sunday’s 7-0 home win over Fresno State, giving SDSU a series …

College Sports

Low Vitamin D Ups The Risk Of Diabetes: Study

People with vitamin D deficiency are more vulnerable to diabetes and have up to five times more chances of developing the disease, <i>ScienceDaily</i> …

Diabetes

Final push for La Costa Canyon senior swimmers

For years during swim practice, La Costa Canyon High seniors Dylan Delaney and Brandon Kulik have been “lane buddies” — most recently sharing lane …

California

SEA Days: Earth Day

Apr 21, 2018 at 11:00 am<p>Looking to interview a scientist? Would you like to speak to an oceanographer for Career Day? SEA Days is the perfect …

San Diego

No. 1 LBSU Takes on No. 6 Hawaii in Inaugural Big West Tournament Championship Match

<b>April 21, 2018</b><p><b>2018 BIG WEST MEN’S VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT</b> <b><br>Thursday, April 19 - First Round Matches</b><br>No. 3 UC Irvine 3, No. 6 UC San Diego 0<br>No. 4 CSUN 3, …

Extreme Sports

Politics Report: Port Dealmaking

<b>Here’s a thing:</b> The Port Commission spent several hours Friday talking about “price and terms” regarding the property at Fifth Avenue Landing.<b>This is</b> …

San Diego

Cory Booker’s new big idea: guaranteeing jobs for everyone who wants one

His bill would guarantee jobs in 15 urban and rural areas to test if it works.<p>Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) has a big idea: give 15 local areas federal money so they can guarantee all their residents a job.<p>The Federal Jobs Guarantee Development Act, announced by Booker on Friday, would establish a …

U.S. Politics

Autism Risk Increased through Structural Variants Inherited from Dad | GEN

A scientific team led by University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers says it has identified the cause that may explain why some …

Genetics

No. 21 Water Polo Falls to No. 12 UCSD, 6-5, in Harper Cup Game

<b>April 20, 2018</b><p><b>SAN DIEGO -</b> No. 21 San Diego State used a strong defensive effort to claw its way back into the game, but ultimately fell to …

San Diego

52.8 Breaststroker William Wihanto to Transfer from Arizona to UCSD

Finnish breaststroker <b>William Wihanto</b> has announced he is transferring from the University of Arizona to the University of California, San Diego for …

San Diego

Roundtable: Many California Cities Give Cold Shoulder To Marijuana Business

The passing of Proposition 64 made recreational marijuana legal in California, but in more cities than not, pot business isn't welcome. A billionaire …

Cannabis

Why did California’s major housing bill fail so quickly?

SACRAMENTO — Without the political heft of an official housing package backed by top legislative leaders and the governor, a proposal that could have …

Housing

It's single-payer supporters who are being pragmatic, not the opponents

<b>To the editor:</b> The article, "How single-payer healthcare became the biggest policy flashpoint in California's race for governor," quotes a UC San Diego professor saying that if you support adopting a single-payer healthcare system in California, you're a "pure progressive," and if you don't, you're …

Health Care

'White Supremacy Timeline' circulated to slander Republican students

Students at the University of California, Merced are demanding administrators denounce the campus College Republicans and their “White supremacists’ …

Rights & Freedoms

Life of Brian

Around here, we love Brian Karscig. He's been in countless local bands like Louix XIV, the Nervous Wreckords, and even a stint touring with the …

San Diego

W. Rowing. Rowing sinks UCSD, 13-0

The San Diego State rowing team claimed the Patty Wyatt Perpetual Trophy Friday morning for a second consecutive season, downing UCSD 13-0 in its …

San Diego

Is it a good idea to roll back California's strict vehicle standards?

The Trump administration is considering rolling back California’s plans to impose stricter standers than the federal government for vehicle emissions.<p>…

Automotive Industry

Big West Quarters: #5 UC Irvine, #11 CSUN Advance

The higher seeds, UC Irvine and CSU Northridge, won their respective quarterfinal matches in the inaugural Big West Tournament. Both move on to the …

Volleyball

San Diego unemployment hits lowest level in 18 years

San Diego County unemployment in March hit its lowest level since December 1999, said state labor officials and local analysis.<p><b>The upside:</b> San …

San Diego

Actor-activist George Takei riffs on Facebook fame, gay rights, and all things Donald Trump

He turned 81 on Friday, but life is much like it’s always been for actor-activist George Takei: busy, busy, busy.<p>Takei recently starred in the Los …

Social Media

How to Import Medical Records to iPhone's Health App with iOS 11.3

The iPhone's Health app has long been useful for tracking all sorts of medical data, but iOS 11.3 is bringing even more functionality to your Health app. Medical records such as lab results, immunizations, and more can now be organized and shared with a new feature of the Health app, called Health …

Apple

Why Pooping During Childbirth Might Actually Be a Good Thing

It's not as horrifying as you think—really!<p>If you’re not a mom, here’s something you might not know about birthing a baby. When you’re going about it …

Pregnancy

UC Workers Vote To Strike, Call For Boycott

More than 25,000 University of California employees are authorized to strike as the union calls on commencement speakers to boycott.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA — …

UC Berkeley

University of California

How UC research sounded the alarm on the ozone layer.<p><b>Not that long ago, people around the world got together to fix a global environmental problem before it was too late.</b><p>That might sound hard to believe today, given the polarized politics on climate change, but it's true.<p>In 1974, two experts in …

UC Berkeley

Discovering Curiosity: Art at the Zoo

“There is no specific path, only the path you make."<p>Before delving into the world of endocrinology, Assistant Professor Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez, …

UC Berkeley

Rubicon Theatre Co Continues 20th Anniversary Season with THE BABY DANCE: MIXED

Casting has been announced for the World Premiere of THE BABY DANCE: MIXED, a new adaptation by Emmy Award-winner Jane Anderson ("Olive Kitteridge") …

Hudson Valley

Opportunities

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. <br>— Aristotle, 384 BC – 322 BC<p>We welcome excellent and naturally …

University of Florida

For Nicholas Root, a fifth-year doctoral student in psychology who had competed in the final round twice before, the third time was truly a charm last week when he won UC San Diego’s fifth annual Grad SLAM—a TED-style competition that showcases graduate student research on the campus.

Second-place finisher Jessica Moreton (at left), winner Nicholas Root and third-place finisher Aurora Lagattuta led the competition at last …

San Diego