You’re going to die. I know that’s not the most chipper salutation. It’s not exactly a “Good morning!” or a “Happy Thursday!”, but as the school year (and this column) winds down to a close, I’ve been contemplating the incommensurability of death and the inevitable march to oblivion that we […]
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At 8:20 a.m. on Saturday, a jogger discovered the body of a young college-aged female in the water around Campus Point. The body was identified yesterday afternoon by investigators from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office as 18-year-old Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student Giselle Ayala. Ayala was visiting Isla […]
Last June, UCSB Electrical Engineering Ph.D. graduate Shane Todd was found dead in his Singapore apartment on the eve of his return to the United States. Todd had just finished his work on Gallium Nitride (GaN) with the Institute for Microelectronics (IME) — a telecommunication company with ties to the […]
Researchers at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis on campus recently discovered the missing variable in the mysterious population decline among endangered African great apes. The scientists’ findings — published in the online science journal PLoS ONE — indicate mortality rates among primates such as gorillas and chimpanzees […]
Former Libyan head of state Muammar Gaddafi was killed under uncertain circumstances near his hometown of Sirte last Thursday. Christopher McAuley, an associate professor of black studies, spoke to the Daily Nexus about the implications of Gaddafi’s death. News outlets worldwide announced Colonel Gaddafi’s capture and death on Oct. […]