Cartoon drawing of a turkey.

I love cooking a traditional Thanksgiving meal and sitting down at a huge table of friends and family to think about what we’re thankful for before stuffing ourselves beyond the point of functionality — and then eating pie.

Photo by Venkateswarlu Kadiveti


By Venkateswarlu Kadiveti
Staff Writer

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom” — Confucius


UCSF clinicians share personal reflections

Photo by Venkateswarlu Kadiveti.


By Venkateswarlu Kadiveti
Staff Writer

“Human life should be purpose-driven. The purpose is to uplift one’s own self as well as society.”

As a medical student, I have the privilege of asking personal questions. My short white coat somehow transforms previously inappropriate topics of conversation into an investigation for the benefit of a patient’s health.

On Oct. 17, Dr. Paul Farmer gave a lecture in Cole Hall in which he outlined the methodology that his organization, Partners in Health, has developed for global health delivery.


By Venkateswarlu Kadiveti
Staff Writer

Life is beautiful. Life is amazing. Life is wonderful. Life is everything.  Above all it is precious beyond our imagination.

I have never thought about life without Space Shuttle missions. In my mind, like rainfall or Rocky movies, Space Shuttle missions just happen—not every day, but regularly and for good enough reason.

Off-season moves are a common way for teams to improve areas of weakness that posed problems during the regular season.

In the wake of last week’s presidential debate, Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly faced off for a discussion of their own on Saturday at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium in the nation’s capital.