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Evolution in Action: An Interview with Dr. Justin Meyer and Dr. Katie Petrie

BY LAUREN BRUMAGE | SQ ONLINE WRITER | SQ ONLINE (2017-18)   Evolutionary biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky once said that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” That being said, our understanding of the molecular mechanisms through which evolution operates is still incomplete. One UC San Diego lab, headed by Dr. Justin Meyer, is…

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Pacific Plastic

BY MADISON RAE | SQ ONLINE WRITER | SQ ONLINE (2017-18)   The beautiful beaches of San Diego and the rest of the Pacific ocean are facing significant threats from something man-made and nearly invisible: plastic pollution. Conservation groups inundate us with images of necks and fins trapped by soda rings, whales and dolphins tangled in discarded plastic…

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Knife after Death

 Theresa Bui | Blogger | SQ Online (2017-18)   Piled under thousands of powerpoint printouts, worksheets, and study guides, it is easy to scream, “I want to die!” in Geisel at 12 a.m. But how are you actually going to fall to your demise? And what happens after death? Perhaps “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol plays in the background…