It takes a village

It Takes a Village or 10: Collective Action Stops Harmful Social Practice

Can people change their ways? Yes. But don’t bother preaching against a culture’s conventions, or outlawing them. Neither will work – or not for long, says Gerry Mackie, associate professor of political science in the UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences.


Alumna, Incoming Student Share Passion for Computer Science and Basketball

There must be something about hoops, Tritons and computer science. Meet Marissa Hing. The 18-year-old high school senior was on campus April 4 to attend Triton Day, when more than 15,000 accepted students and their families converged on UC San Diego to get a taste of everything the university offers its students-to-be.

LGBT Center staff with Janet Mock

LGBT Resource Center Celebrates 15 Years of Changing the Culture at UC San Diego

In the early 1990s, concerned staff, faculty and student activists sought to establish a Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center at UC San Diego. In 1999, UC San Diego finally opened the LGBT Resource Office—the last campus to do so in the UC system. Fifteen years later, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center at UC San Diego celebrates a milestone anniversary.

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