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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.

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UCSD to Offer Data Science Major and Minor Fall 2017

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The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department held a town hall in Ledden Auditorium last Wednesday to discuss the newly established Data Science undergraduate program. The …

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UCSD Pell Grant Recipients Drop 20 Percent in Five Years

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The share of UC San Diego freshmen receiving Pell Grants dropped 20 percent since 2012, according to a recent article published in The New York Times. …

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'#BlackLivesMatter in the Trump Era' Talk Cancelled Due to White Supremacist Threats

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Princeton Professor of African American Studies Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has cancelled today’s lecture, “#BlackLivesMatter in the Trump Era,” due to a recent string of death threats and …

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Chinese Student Group Objects to the Dalai Lama on Library Walk

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The Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) held an event on Library Walk yesterday afternoon in opposition to the Dalai Lama as the 2017 senior commencement …

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Warren College Student Council Spent $30,000 on a Commemorative Plaque

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Warren College Student Council (WCSC) spent $30,000 of student fees on a commemorative metal seal, engraving, and bench this year. The project was installed over the …

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UCSD Professor Takes on Congress in Fight for Funding

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After President Donald Trump proposed significant cuts to research funding in his proposal for the 2018 fiscal year, one UC San Diego researcher took matters into …

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UCSD to Cap Out-of-State and International Enrollment

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UCSD will cap its acceptances of out-of-state and international undergraduate students based on the percentage it enrolls nonresidents next school year. This admissions policy was handed …

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Soda & Swine Selected to Replace Porter’s Pub

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San Diego-based eatery Soda & Swine will take over the building formerly occupied by Porter’s Pub, members of the University Centers Advisory Board (UCAB) announced. The …

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Chancellor Khosla Endorses Fossil Fuel Divestment; No Word from UC Regents

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UCSD Chancellor Pradeep Khosla released a statement today in support of fossil fuel divestment, joining three other chancellors at different UC campuses. While these campus administrators …

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Jaz Twersky Appointed as 2017-18 Editor-in-Chief

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Jaz Twersky was appointed to the position of Editor-in-Chief for the 2017-18 school year by The Triton Senior Editorial Board late last quarter. Twersky joined staff …