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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.

NewsStudent Government

2021 Elections Results: AS Seeks to REVIVE Student Life

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The Associated Student at UCSD (ASUCSD) Election Committee announced results of college council and campus-wide elections Friday, April 9 via Zoom. Voter turnout this election cycle …

NewsUC System

Systemwide Data Breach Poses Threat to Students’ Personal Information

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The University of California released a statement on March 31 stating they were impacted by a cyber attack that affected at least 300 organizations including several …

NewsStudent Government

Meet the AS Candidates: Voting Ends April 9th

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Campus-wide elections for Associated Students at UC San Diego (ASUCSD) began on Monday, April 5 and will continue until Friday, April 9 at 4 pm. Of …

CampusNews

UCSD Police and CAPS To Launch New Mental Health Emergency Response Team

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UC San Diego announced on January 28 that they would pilot a Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT). The program is a joint venture between the Counseling …

NewsStudent Government

New VP External Appointed Ahead of Spring AS Elections

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The Associated Students at UCSD (ASUCSD) Senate appointed Rebecca Paskowitz as the Vice President of External Affairs (EVP) on March 3, filling the vacancy created by …

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 …

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 …