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.

Several courses during my MPH year have begun with familiar statistics; according to data from the Commonwealth Fund’s report, the U.S.

Editor's note: Emily Yao earned an honorable mention for Bay Bridge and Boat, her entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category. Cupid’s Span is a popular location to play with dogs, eat lunch in the shade, nap in the

What makes an anchor institution? How does UCSF build upon not only itself, but also reach beyond and strengthen the community in which it resides?

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper April 29, 1982. A law enforcement officer comes into a mental health professional's office for counseling after a shooting incident. You know he is armed and you aren't sure whether he is a homicidal or suicidal threat. Do you tell him to “vent his anger?” How do you approach him?

Editor's note: Presenting Iva Petrovchich's winning entry in the 2018 Synapse Storytelling Contest's science writing category. Category judge, San Francisco Chronicle science writer Erin Allday, says, "Public Cervix Announcement had a f

Editor’s note: Simone Kurial took the Synapse Storytelling Contest first place award for creative writing.