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The Triton’s Favorite Pieces of Arts and Culture in 2019

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Whether you are putting off your studying for finals or looking ahead for entertainment to help pass the time during winter break, The Triton has you …

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Duped by Troupe: A Failure of Imagination in La Jolla

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When literature professors encouraged my classes to attend one of former UC San Diego professor Quincy Troupe’s four readings in San Diego this month, I never …

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Smells Like Zine Spirit: A DIY Festival For Students, By Students

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What is a zine, anyways? A zine (pronounced ZEEN), short for magazine or fanzine, is a form of self-publication that consists of a handheld print, usually …

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A Night with Former US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

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“What has happened to friendship? What has happened to tenderness?” Juan Felipe Herrera has spent his life trying to answer these personal, evocative questions through his …

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A Testament to the Sci-Fi Community

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Acclaimed science fiction writer and UC San Diego former student Andy Weir returned to campus to talk about his newest book Artemis, answer sci-fi questions, and …

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ArtPower hosts Author David Sedaris at Balboa Theater

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No one can openly admit one’s hatred of dogs and get away with it… except for David Sedaris. Sedaris’ distaste for dogs and other domesticated animals …

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“The Martian” Author Andy Weir to Discuss New Novel at UCSD

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Author, engineer, and programmer Andy Weir will discuss his newest book, Artemis, at Price Center Theater on Dec. 7. Weir’s visit to UC San Diego is …

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Power in Profanity: An Interview with Ben Bergen

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You lock your car keys inside your car. You get a test back and you did significantly worse than expected. You find out the milk in …

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George R.R. Martin and Kim Stanley Robinson Talk Shop

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The dimly lit balconies of Price Center East Ballroom were adorned with banners symbolizing Houses Lannister, Stark, and Targaryen. An orchestral rendition of “The Rains of …

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The Feminist Bookstand: The Table Reshaping the Culture of the UCSD Bookstore

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Here at UC San Diego, a school with a very heavy STEM presence, those who are not a part of marginalized groups are rarely exposed to …