Volume 29 Issue 4


China Claims Balloon originated from “Large Birthday Party”

Written by: Liv Gilbert

Last weekend, the United States military shot down a balloon suspected to be part of a Chinese espionage operation. When the balloon was first discovered over …


Scientist Reveals Days Are Only Going to Get Shorter

Written by: Theo Erickson

Meteorologist Marty Harrow recently published the results of several years of research. In his article, he concluded that while daily hours of sunlight fluctuate with the …


TikTok Where Creator Points to Text Has Great Relationship Advice, Actually

Written by: Amit Roth

As February began, many young people described themselves as “pressed to impress” their partners. One such youth, Julian Wheels, found a solution on his “For You” …


Board of Education Investigates Chromosome “Homolog Agenda” in Biology Curriculums

Written by: Millie You

“It’s Adam and Eve, not adenine and guanine,” insisted one parent.Photo by Sharon Roth Despite its widespread acceptance as part of a standard biology curriculum, parents …


Local Student Stops Getting Gas, Car Still Runs “Just Fine”

Written by: Madeline Mozafari

Sophie Pubb, a third-year math major at UCSD, reportedly stopped filling the gas tank of her 1999 Honda Civic after two weeks of back-to-back midterms at …


Costco to Offer Medication Samples

Written by: Connor Betterly

“I love Costco,” said Davis. “I never knew prices so low could make me feel so high.”Photo by Farhad Taraporevala In a groundbreaking move last week, …


Horticulturists Discover Blue Pepper

Written by: Connor Betterly

Last week, Dr. Horton H. Wharton, the head of the UC San Diego Horticulture Department, announced his research team had discovered a new hottest pepper and …


Biden Declares Bose-Einstein Condensate the New State of the Union

Written by: Farhad Taraporevala

Tuesday night, President Joseph R. Biden shocked the nation during his annual State of the Union address when he declared that the United States would soon …


Taiwan Bids to Be America’s New Asian Sweetheart in 2023

Written by: Bitsy Hsu

“Our company stands for ‘Taiwan Says ’Murica’s Cool!’” said the president of TSMC.Photo by Julia Wong In a statement released January 1, 2023, Taiwan announced a …


Doctoral Student Submits Thesis, Promises to Have Time for Other Things Now

Written by: Kaz Nuckowski

Local student Philomena Doctersen finally submitted their thesis last Tuesday, which was met with equal celebration and surprise by friends and family. Dr. Fahrt, their thesis …