UCSF carries great weight among the small group that knows it, but outside this eclectic crowd of healthcare professionals and scientists, we appear to be an academic institution with no traditional school spirit — or even a true mascot. Maybe it’
As much as food is the purpose of life, it is the bane of my existence at UCSF. We who live to eat cannot survive on the same boring foods every day.
It is without a doubt that paying rent in San Francisco is one of the most insane things a graduate student is asked to do. San Francisco stands out as one of the most expensive cities in the country.
I don’t remember what our little patch of grass haven looked like, but I do know that the last time I saw it, at least I could breathe.