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May 2004: Volume 1, Number 2   Archive Advertising Contact
Credit: On the cover: One of Professor Paul Pickowicz's collection of Maoist-era posters.D Credit: On the cover: One of Professor Paul Pickowicz's collection of Maoist-era posters.
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
Credit: On the cover: One of Professor Paul Pickowicz's collection of Maoist-era posters. Credit: On the cover: One of Professor Paul Pickowicz's collection of Maoist-era posters. Credit: On the cover: One of Professor Paul Pickowicz's collection of Maoist-era posters.
Making Waves Feature Articles

Bullet-Proof Teeth

Optical Origami

800-Eye Superfly

Not So Happy Feet

Wakonda’s Dreamcatcher

Methane Monsters

Dr. Watson, I Presume?
Interviewed by Raymond Hardie
In this forthright interview, Joe Watson, Ph.D., VC of Student Affairs talks candidly about race, the future of athletics at UCSD and the University’s response to Prop 209.
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The Intimidata

by Paul Tooby, ’71

The University’s supercomputer has the largest data capacity of any academic institution in the world—1,000 times the digital text equivalent of the Library of Congress’s printed collection.
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Mao's China
by Paul Pickowicz

Professor Paul Pickowicz was a young graduate student, when he first entered China in 1971, at the height of the Mao’s Cultural Revolution. His unique poster collection was shown earlier this year at Geisel Library.

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Killer Tomatoes
by Sylvia Tiersten
From its humble beginnings at UCSD, this 1978 sci-fi splatterfest spawned three sequels. And the little tomato keeps on going.

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On the Job: The Critics

Film Clubbing
by Anders Wright
Beth Accomando, ’82, who has reviewed movies for San Diego’s KPBS since 1987, is an aficionado of the new wave of Asian movies.
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Philly Films
by Marnette Federis, ’05
Carrie Rickey, ’74, M.F.A. ’76, film critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer sees about 250 films annually, but she still prefers the cinema experience over DVDs.
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