At age 20, Christie Milton-Toress was diagnosed with HIV and her husband, Angel, was diagnosed two months later with AIDS. Fortunately, their only child was born HIV negative. At the time in 1985, very few women were speaking out about their experiences with HIV. However, Toress became a spokesperson who advocated for the needs of families living with HIV/AIDS.
New, unwrapped toys will be collected for the UC San Diego Burn Unit, Infant Care Center, Bannister House and Mother, Child and Adolescent Care programs
World AIDS Day will be recognized by the University of California, San Diego with a variety of programs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 1, including a public viewing of portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
“The Storm,” a drama by 19th-century Russian playwright Alexander Ostrovsky, is not a common choice in American regional theatre seasons. But true to its mission of producing innovative and eclectic work, the UC San Diego department of theatre and dance will stage the play Nov. 18 through Dec. 3 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.
Come witness a remarkable feat today: Provided the weather cooperates, a small house will be lifted seven stories and perched atop a Jacobs School of Engineering building on Warren Mall.
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