The Conch
Although formerly known as an amalgam of satire, quirky news, and non-fiction that did not find a home in one of the other sections, The Conch now exists as a strictly satirical section. Articles can employ a variety of design principles or gimmicks but should always have a point. These can include faux news reports, tongue-in-cheek op-eds, persona authors, and Buzzfeed-style lists.

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Student Body Upset by Medium Sized Puddle

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Following Monday afternoon’s slight drizzle, students discovered a medium-sized puddle in the middle of Library Walk, which was described by some Southern California natives as “a …

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Drown Your Finals Sorrows in Coffee

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The school year is officially in full swing and I am officially exhausted. Even though I’m swimming in a sea of assignments and I can’t keep …

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Food Review: Lil' Dipper

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Located just a few miles away from UCSD, Lil’ Dipper is a convenient stop for all students looking to enjoy a cold treat and a break …

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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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Hullabaloo Lookbook: Are You Ready For Tonight?

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Who’s ready for Hullabaloo?! The annual music festival featuring performances from Isaiah Rashad, Tennyson, and Andrew Luce Hullabaloo is slated to kick into full gear tonight …

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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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The Eight Circles of Geisel

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For some, Geisel is home – a place to grab a coffee, settle into a height-adjustable spinny chair and watch YouTube videos of people playing “League” …

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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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Freshman Forgets to Peruse 142 Library Walk Fliers

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Arriving at Library Walk on Tuesday, freshman Amanda Harrison realized that she had forgotten to peruse the 142 fliers she had collected there the previous day. …

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Eight Hacks for UCSD Freshmen

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UC San Diego is a massive and complex campus that even many upperclassmen have not fully explored. Here are the top tips to prepare you for …