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  • Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in

    Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in
    A student walkout Wednesday disrupted a UC San Diego teach-in that was intended to promote tolerance in the wake of two recent racially charged incidents. Many of those involved said the protest showed how difficult it will be for the beachside campus...
  • Ellen Revelle dies at 98; Scripps descendant and UC San Diego benefactor

    Ellen Revelle dies at 98; Scripps descendant and UC San Diego benefactor
    Ellen Revelle, a philanthropist and descendant of the Scripps publishing family who helped her oceanographer husband establish UC San Diego, has died. She was 98. Revelle died Wednesday at UC San Diego's Thornton Hospital in La Jolla after a stroke,...
  • Dance Review: Akram Khan Company's first Southern California stop

     
    Change the “M” in “home” to a “P” and you’ve got “hope.” That simple but effective bit of word play was flashed two times, for emphasis, on the electronic departure sign that served as a setting in Akram Khan Company’s......
  • Racist frat boys will be racist frat boys ... on Facebook

     
    I feel a little sorry for the UC San Diego frat boys who last weekend thought it would be funny to throw a little bash they dubbed the "Compton Cookout." Apparently, members of Pi Kappa Alpha corralled a couple of hundred socially tone-deaf friends to...
  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
  • UC San Diego temporarily closes campus TV station after racial slur

     
    UC San Diego’s student government has temporarily shut down a campus television channel and suspended funding for 16 or so media outlets because of a student show that used a racial epithet for African Americans. The actions, criticized by free......
  • Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in on 'Compton Cookout'

     
    Nine days after an off-campus student party mocked Black History Month, UC San Diego went through a day of protests, tumult and self-examination Wednesday, especially concerning the small number of African American students enrolled at the beachside...
  • 'Compton Cookout': racism or free speech? What's your take?

     
    UC San Diego is in the hot seat after an off-campus student party, dubbed the "Compton Cookout," mocked Black History Month. Campus administrators said they were investigating whether the party, held Feb. 15, and its Facebook invitation violated the...
  • Noose found at UCSD triggers probe and protest

     
    On a campus already facing racial tensions, UC San Diego police said Friday that they were investigating the discovery of a noose hanging from a library bookcase and questioning a student who may be responsible. The probe will look into......
  • Student apologizes for UC San Diego noose incident, claims no racist intent

     
    The UC San Diego student reportedly responsible for last week’s controversial noose episode issued a public, but anonymous, apology Monday and said she'd had no racist intent when she hung the rope from a bookcase in the campus' main library.......
  • Schwarzenegger condemns 'intolerable acts of racism' at UC San Diego, other campuses

     
    A series of racial and religion controversies involving UC campuses -- including the "Compton Cookout" party and a noose found at UC San Diego -- has been met with concern by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. “I am deeply troubled by the......