Originally published in Synapse The UCSF Student Newspaper on Feb. 12, 1981.

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Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, February 8, 1979. In coming years, Californians can expect decreased health care services, a larger tax bite to compensate for revenue lost after Proposition 13, or some combin

I slowly indulge

in the warm whispers

and tingling waves

that travel up and down

from around outside


Deep within

an impulse arises

bubbling my

cold red blood

November 17, 2017 — Two weeks ago, I volunteered in the student-run homeless clinic in downtown San Francisco. Having arrived early, my classmates and I practiced taking blood pressures on each other.

Listen to your patients. Health sciences students at UCSF are told repeatedly that this is key to practicing safe and effective care for their patients. Given the current political climate, there are likely few groups more in need of this sort of careful, compassionate, and trauma-informed care than transgender patients.

I am not exactly sure what setting nor what city I will end up in after I graduate from UCSF/SFSU.

Editor's Note: "Recent Support for the Law of Unfair Magnetism and Adoration" Victoria Turner earned an honorable mention in the Synapse Storytelling Contest Creative Writing category.

D. Hunter

[Originally published on Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper Jan. 28, 1999.] Many UCSF students have appreciated the convenience of registering and filing online during the past year. However, the registrar's Web server has not been using encrypted protocols to transfer personal information such as social security numbers, home phone numbers, and grades over the internet.

On December 3rd, while students and physicians struggled to find seats for a teach-in led by Dr.