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The news team investigates and reports stories around campus to provide objective truth to the student community. Any information that affects the UC San Diego student body falls within this section, and we do our best to follow any leads and break stories. We seek to cover every story with a critical and investigative lens.

CampusCoronavirusNews

UCSD Developing Face Masks which can Detect the Coronavirus

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UC San Diego is developing a face mask with a sensor attached that can detect the novel coronavirus. The mask will consist of a test strip …

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Ellamentally Yours: Spirituality, Medication, and The Mind

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Dear Reader,  I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions because I pretty much give up after January is over. I find New Year’s resolutions fleeting …

CampusNews

P/NP Deadline Extended Alongside Other Academic Accommodations

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On January 19 Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, David Hickman and Associated Students President, Kimberly Giangtran, released a statement announcing extended academic accommodations for the …

CampusCoronavirusNews

COVID Cases on Campus Fall After Initial Surge, Testing Efforts Increase

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The number of UC San Diego students testing positive for COVID-19 has fallen since the beginning of winter quarter, after an initial surge in infections among …

NewsUC System

UC Tuition Will Not Increase

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California Governor Gavin Newsom rejected a proposed tuition increase for University of California (UC) students on January 8. Newsom instead increased state funding for UC campuses …

CampusLocalNews

UCSD to Open Vaccination Superstation on Campus

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As of Monday, February 8, UC San Diego will use the on-campus recreation, intramural, and athletic complex (RIMAC), as a vaccination center. This center will vaccinate …

CampusCoronavirusNews

Students & Faculty Subject to Disciplinary Action for Sharing COVID Tests from Campus Vending Machines

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As part of the updated Return to Learn plan for Winter Quarter 2021, UCSD has introduced 11 vending machines stocked with self-administered COVID-19 tests across campus. …

CampusNews

Students Push for Disability Honor Society at UCSD

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Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society (DAPi) was introduced at UC San Diego in September of 2020 by graduate researcher Marina Nakhla and faculty member Adam …

CampusNews

Roger’s Urban FarmLab To Be Evicted and Relocated On Campus

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In a post to their Facebook page on November 12, Roger’s Urban Farmlab (RUF) claimed that they were being evicted and forcibly relocated from their decades-old …

LocalNews

Option To Text 911 Now Available in San Diego County

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UC San Diego announced on January 20 that students, staff, and faculty living in San Diego County can text 911 in case of emergencies.  This can …