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Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors

The Cost of      Catastrophe
Portraits of a Chinese      Past
Welcome to Scripps      Around the Globe

Making Waves

Digital Fish
Dancing in the Desert
Ticking down to the      "Big One"
Sixth Sense


Class Notes May 2004: Volume 1, Number 2


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Career Curve
This is the first of a series of columns by Andrew Ceperley, director of the UCSD Career Services Center. They will address career issues.


David Kornberg, ’89
After only a year at UCSD, David Kornberg, ’89, was unsure where his life would take him. He had entered the University as a pre-med but quickly pursued his growing interest in Judaic Studies. MORE

Voices of San Diego
City officials on trial, a billion-dollar deficit and a newly elected mayor resigns—it’s not some television drama, but the real-life story of the last few years of San Diego politics. Through it all, one small web-based news organization nipped at the heels of every scandal, offering an alternative resource for many residents. MORE


Gym Babes
Physical therapist Sandra VanGilder, ’97, wanted to create a few exercises specifically addressing the aches and pains of new moms. MORE

Chips with Everything
Blaze DFM, Inc. was launched in 2004 to address critical challenges in semiconductor design. The thrust was to improve the percentage of chips on a wafer and still meet product specifications. MORE

Urban Winery
Apparently urban wineries are the growing trend, with streetwise cabernets and zinfandels popping up in Seattle, San Francisco and the Central Coast. MORE

Diego Takes on Post-Triton Life