Editor's note: Point Cabrillo Lighthouse is Hardik Kothare's second place winning entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

The fog rolls in an out

The tides ebb and flow

Editor's note: Emily Yao earned an honorable mention for Bay Bridge and Boat, her entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

Augmented reality (AR) is a powerful application that allows physicians to visualize and interact with patient data. By definition, augmented reality is a real-time interactive experience of the real-world environment using computer-generated perceptual information. The information can be overlaid by adding to or masking from the real-world environment.
[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Jan. 19, 1989] Governor Deukmejian’s proposed 1989-90 budget will lead to a 10 percent increase in UC student registration and education fees as of Fall, 1989. This would raise the average cost per student by $144 to $1,577 for California residents. Out-of-state students will face a 17 percent rise in tuition.

Imagine a time when work hour limits did not exist, medical providers worked full days immediately after being on call every second or third night, and errors were made, sometimes with acknowledgement, but mostly without.

“Last year, I was doing this exercise where I would leave lab and then I would put a little tick every time I saw a black person and there were days when I would put only one and that was me in the mirror in the morning.”

This story was originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on December 17, 1971. The chronicle of rehabilitation practices in California penal institutions has often been grim. Only 20 years ago, for instance, psychiatry in prisons consisted primarily of punitive or disciplinary practices.

“My name is Rebecca Jaszczak. Yup, Snake Zebra Cat Zebra. It’s okay, you can be jealous of my mnemonic. My husband taught it to me. Some people just call me R. It’s not unlike the programming language, but we don’t live in a studio.

This story was originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper Dec. 10, 2009

Everybody wants to know the future and the UC Regents and UCOP (UC Office of the President) are no exceptions.

Waiting for the Grey shuttle to Mission Bay, I found myself imagining a situation where I might end up talking to Dr.