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  • Harvard Cookie Girl proves kitchen may be best place to learn life skills

    Harvard Cookie Girl proves kitchen may be best place to learn life skills

    By Catharine L. Kaufman The Kitchen Shrink As a young girl growing up in Iran, Bibi Kasrai was banned from the kitchen as her mom and dad encouraged their intellectual dynamo to strive for an MBA degree rather than an MRS. degree with a minor in domestic goddess. Following her parents’ advice Kasrai...

  • La Jolla High School drama department presents 'From Up Here'

    La Jolla High School drama department presents 'From Up Here'

    By Diana Polyak Student Intern The La Jolla High School Theater Department is preparing for opening night of its fall drama, the 2008 award-winning Broadway hit, “From Up Here,” at the school’s Parker Auditorium, Nov. 17-20. The play by Liz Flahive, is directed by drama teacher Ann Boutelle. “From...

  • Famed physicist to lecture at Point Loma Nazarene

    Famed physicist to lecture at Point Loma Nazarene

    The Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne, the physicist who helped explain the existence of quarks and gluons, the world’s smallest known particles, is also known for his contributions to research at the interface between science and religion. He will be discussing such from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov....

  • La Jolla Playhouse’s new drama shows lives ‘Ruined’ by war

    La Jolla Playhouse’s new drama shows lives ‘Ruined’ by war

    By Diana Saenger Contributor With stories of war-torn countries and savage atrocities broadcast daily by the media, it’s courageous when a playwright tackles those same subjects. Lynn Nottage won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize and many other awards for her war drama “Ruined.” Directed by Liesl Tommy (and...

  • UCSD’s International Center grows by leaps and plans and students

    UCSD’s International Center grows by leaps and plans and students

    By Emily DeRuy Contributor It’s widely known that UCSD has established a reputation for innovation and scientific research over the past 50 years. Less well known but equally compelling, the university has also been fostering international exchanges among students and faculty alike for the last...

  • UCSD music man Scott Paulson plays it 'off' beat

    UCSD music man Scott Paulson plays it 'off' beat

    Scott Paulson is an award-winning soundscape artist who has been heard on radio, television, and film. His performance ensemble, the Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra, provides live music and sounds for silent film screenings, ballet, radio dramas, operas, and theatrical productions. At many of his live...

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