Cecily Swason

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UCDC: In The Room Where it Happens

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To quote Aaron Burr in Hamilton: An American Musical, “I wanna be in the room where it happens.” And if you haven’t seen the exchange between …

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UCDC: You Have a Package

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No, I’m not talking about a package you have to go to pick up at ResLife or the Parcel Center. I’m talking about the endless number …

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UCDC: The Younger Sibling of Study Abroad

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Half of my love for UC San Diego comes from the numerous opportunities it offers for students to study elsewhere. I myself spent the summer of …

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Traveling in Circles

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“What would happen if we were to introduce art into a space where it wouldn’t normally be found?” This is the question fourth year Jake Cushnir …

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Jesca Prudencio Crafting Commedia

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Classic doesn’t mean old. Classic doesn’t mean outdated. Classic means spanning multiple generations of people and being able to communicate the same message, the same comedic …

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La Bête: What is Good Art?

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Many people consider verse to be difficult to comprehend. Finding a human who’s read through anything by Shakespeare since high school is a rarity (not including …

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Movers + Shakers

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The United States is a primed political powder keg — which UC San Diego Assistant Professor of Playwriting Deborah Stein and her creative partner, Performer and …

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Find Your Footing

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As soon as you walk into the Find Your Footing gallery exhibition, you are trying to find your own. Neda Kerendian, the artist, is straightforward with …