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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

Cutting Edge
Front Page
Shooting the Moon
All the Worlds a Stage
On The Job:
Lost in Hollywood
Sit Down & Be Funny

Making Waves
Whale of a Song
Asian Ill Wind
Tritons in Transylvania
Top-Ten Preuss
Cell-Phone Squirrel
Journey to the Copper Age

Cliff Notes May 2007: Volume 4, Number 2


Operation Save The Grove
The Grove Caffe’s going out of business? Surely not! In fact it was a close thing, but the campus institution is getting one last chance before turning off its espresso machines forever. MORE

From Preuss to President
Marco Murillo, Marshall ’08, the new associated student president, is no stranger to academic outreach. The San Ysidro native and first-generation college student commuted 90 minutes daily to UCSD’s Preuss School where he regularly interacted with college students. MORE


Year in Review
UCSD Athletics won the California Collegiate Athletic Association division’s Commissioner’s Cup and took second place in the United States Sports Academy Division II Director’s Cup for best overall athletics department in the nation. MORE

Love of the Game
Ramesh Thondapu, Muir ’08, helped take the men’s tennis team to the NCAA D-II national semifinals. MORE

Head over Heels
Diver Corinne Hieatt, Sixth ’10, is a member of the women’s swim and dive team, which captured a third-place national finish for the fifth consecutive year.

Clearing Hurdles
Hurdler Laiah Blue, Marshall ’08, below, led the UCSD women’s track and field squad to an eighth place national finish in the spring. MORE

Paper Trail

The Guardian is on summer vacation. Look for headlines again in the January issue and read current stories online.  MORE






A selection of fall happenings.

Desperate Communications
October 1 - November 5

Geisel Library

Just in time for Halloween: a display ranging from Safety Coffins to Crystal Balls to Tea Leaves. It mixes books, objects and literary
references in a veritable seasonal witches brew. For more info: (858) 534-8074

Mount Erie, Moools, Red Pony Clock,
The Endless Bummer

October 11

Che Café

Rock the night away with live bands at Che Café.

Soirée for Music Lovers

October 26

Mandeville Recital Hall

On its 20th anniversary, the Soirée showcases works by Mozart, Schumann, Locatelli and Liszt, performed by János Négyesy, Geoffrey Gartner, Philip Larson, Yvonne Lee and Päivikki Nykter.

Rand Steiger

November 6

Mandeville Recital Hall

Chairman of UCSD’s Department of Music Rand Steiger gives a concert of his composed works.

Dos, Joe Lally, Capillary Action

November 6

Che Café once more opens its doors to live music from the Indy scene.

The Skin of Our Teeth

November 19 - December 1

Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows a family through 5,000 years of history.


November 26-December 1

Mandell Weiss Forum Studio

A Greek tragedy, Euripides’s play tells the myth of Medea and Jason through a web of jealousy and revenge.

Buried Child

December 6 - 8

Galbraith Theatre

Set in a squalid farmhouse, a family’s dark secret is unearthed in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.