This Date in UCSF History

[Originally published on May 27, 1966.] The Committee for Independent Political Action, a recognized on-campus political organization, has announced plans for Project South Help, a program to bring improved medical and dental care to Black residents of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana.
[Originally published in Synapse on May 25, 2006.] A young woman meaning to visit a Planned Parenthood clinic unwittingly entered a Crisis Pregnancy Center. She was later met by police responding to claims of a minor being forced to have an abortion against her will.
[Originally published in Synapse on May 20, 1992.] In the violent aftermath of the acquittal of the officers who beat Rodney King, I wish to address an issue that has received entirely too little scrutiny — that of the police brutality that sparked the rioting in the first place.

Originally published in Synapse on May 14, 2009. Endorsed by Oprah, used by Obama, Twitter is an online service that I have known about for some time but hadn’t given a second thought to until recently.

Originally published in Synapse on May 6, 1999. Medical student David Schab answers some of the most commonly raised questions about national health insurance.

Originally published in Synapse on April 29, 1999. Small groups of animal rights activists raided the Cell Culture Facility and two nearby labs on Friday morning, April 23, overturning equipment, frightening employees, and causing thousan

[Originally published in Synapse on April 23, 1998.] The 65 students who live in UCSF’s Turk St. apartments learned to their surprise Tuesday that the university hopes to phase out the building as student housing.

Originally published in Synapse on April 10, 1978.

The content of advertisements for non-prescription, over-the-counter drugs is under close scrutiny by the federal government and may be required to undergo radical changes.

Originally published on March 26, 2009.

When U.S.-led coalition forces invaded Iraq in March of 2003, a social, political and economic reshuffling began for the entire Middle East.

Originally published in Synapse on March 6, 2008. No matter what some may claim, the issue of gender equality has not become obsolete.