Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 20, 1999. The University of California has brought patent infringement charges against Genentech, a biotech company based in South San Francisco.

Every year on the last weekend of May, the streets of San Francisco are filled with music from Brazil and Latin America in celebration of carnaval.

Blurry red fills his vision as he crashes back against the ropes,

back aching for the support of the taught cords.

Bruised and battered, he fixes his gaze upon his adversary, who rests

brightly lit in the dark room.

Synapse — UCSF Student Voices, UCSF’s 62-year-old student news outlet, is seeking an editor-in-chief or a team of co-editors-in-chief. No previous experience is necessary.

You don’t have to be a football player to get a concussion, anyone can sustain a brain injury. But similar to football players your brain injury might go undetected for years.

All dressed up for the Halloween Party during BMS Retreat in Lake Tahoe!

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 11, 1978. Immortality, Mankind’s oldest dream, that of conquering death itself to secure a place in the eternity of time.

UCSF is once again set to go on strike this week.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper May 5, 1976. Women representing women’s clinics and health organizations throughout California testified at a recent legislative hearing that women’s medical rights are being ignored. The hearing, held by the State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Legal Equality, was held April 23 in Los Angeles.