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  • College Roundup: Cal Poly edges UCI

    BASEBALL Cal Poly SLO 1, UC Irvine 0 SAN LUIS OBISPO — Starting pitchers Elliot Surrey and Justin Calomeni made it another pitchers' duel but this time No. 16 UC Irvine fell to fifth-ranked Cal Poly Saturday in a Big West Conference game at...
  • UCSD Jewish, Muslim students work together for more dining options

    UCSD Jewish, Muslim students work together for more dining options
    Jewish and Muslim student groups at UC San Diego had an idea they could work on together — creating a campus dining spot with both kosher and halal dishes. It was a small but meaningful collaboration amid tensions that have arisen from the...
  • California follows federal lead with its own brain-mapping initiative

    California follows federal lead with its own brain-mapping initiative
    It took 40 scientists, tens of millions of dollars and several decades to create a comprehensive atlas of the brain of the lowly fruit fly. So Ralph Greenspan, whose neuroscience career started with fruit fly experiments, understands that $2 million...
  • UCSD student dies of drug overdose after on-campus music festival

    UCSD student dies of drug overdose after on-campus music festival
    A UC San Diego student who collapsed in his dormitory room after attending an all-day concert on campus died of an accidental drug overdose, according to the county medical examiner. Ricardo Ambriz, 20, a third-year student majoring in computer science,...
  • Western drought causes Earth's surface to rise as water levels drop

    Western drought causes Earth's surface to rise as water levels drop
    A year and a half of drought has depleted 63 trillion gallons of water across the Western United States, according to a new study that documents how the parched conditions are altering the landscape. The loss of groundwater, as well as surface water...
  • Baseball: Three 'Eaters drafted

    UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. J.J. Altobelli, the...
  • NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?

    NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?
    It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
  • Critic's Pick: Celebrating the summer solstice with new music

    It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
  • Student left in cell for days by DEA suffers PTSD, gets $4.1 million

    A UC San Diego student who was forgotten in a Drug Enforcement Administration interrogation room for five days without food or water described the incident as a "really, really bad, horrible accident." Daniel Chong, 25, will receive $4.1 million from...
  • In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal

    In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal
    SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district. The question...
  • UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research

    UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research
    A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate. The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...