Nathaniel Imel

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Dystopian Prison or Futuristic Vision? What We Can Learn from UCSD Architecture

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About two years ago, I saw something on the UC San Diego meme page that really stuck with me. It was a photo of the Applied …

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Farsighted Tritons: Forgetting to See Those in Front of Us

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Desperate not to engage our voices with anyone else’s at the bus stop, our eyes stay swimming in our phones. When gazing down our long, curving …

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One Reason CAPS Isn’t Helpful Enough

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On UC San Diego alone, there have been several articles (here is one by The Triton) about problems arising with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) regarding …

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Self-Evaluate Your GPA

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Attending college, funding your education, and planning your future require us to learn to live with the feeling of loneliness. Among other factors, like our school’s …

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WEDS@7 Represent the Best of UCSD’s Music Department

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On select Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., the UC San Diego Music Department puts on concerts of contemporary classical music usually held in the Conrad Prebys Music …

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“The Last Verse” Makes a Powerful First Impression at San Diego Asian Film Festival

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From Nov. 12 to 14, the Pacific Arts Movement screened seven Taiwanese films at the Price Center Theater, free for all UC San Diego students. The …

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OPINION: To Drop a Class is to be Your Own Hero

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I can’t drop this class. I always quit when things get hard. Everyone in this class is smart enough to stay here, but I’m not. But …

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The Value of Protest

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2017 has been a year of incredible controversy. Shock waves of nativist populism and widespread dissent could be indicators that American identity is shifting away from …

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Nathaniel Imel: School Makes Students Get High

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“For four hours, I didn’t want to look up from my desk.” Narrating for me one of her first experiences with Ritalin, one student at UCSD …