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Editor's Note: Withdrawal of Endorsement for AS President

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In light of recent circumstances, The Triton Editorial Board withdraws our endorsement of Associated Students Presidential candidate Tara Vahdani and endorses Lesly Figueroa. We find the …

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The Triton's 2017-18 Election Endorsements

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Editor’s Note, 4/11/2017: In light of new information regarding former Presidential candidate Tara Vahdani, the Editorial Board rescinds our former endorsement and endorses Lesly Figueroa. An …

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AS Endorsements: Matthew Arrollado for Vice President Campus Affairs

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The only executive running unopposed, Matthew Arrollado convinced this Editorial Board that he has a thorough understanding of the position of Vice President of Campus Affairs. …

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AS Endorsements: Refilwe Gqajela for Vice President External Affairs

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Throughout the course of the election season and her time here at UCSD, Refilwe Gqajela has repeatedly demonstrated that she is both intentional in spaces she …

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AS Endorsements: Tara Vahdani for President

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Editor’s Note: In light of a published inappropriate photo former Presidential Candidate Tara Vahdani sent to friends, we are pulling our endorsement. You can read Vahdani’s statement …

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Editorial: Elevating Appearances over Students

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“Student activists seem to have concluded that university administrators do not budge except under pressure of confrontation,” UCSD’s third chancellor, psychologist William McGill once said, attempting …

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Editorial: Cancel Class on Election Day

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You shouldn’t have to think about whether or not you have time to vote. This November 8, class should be suspended to prioritize something more important. …

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Editorial: Hey, Who’s Talking Here?

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The motto of the University of California is “fiat lux” – “let there be light.” The motto, biblical in origin, acts as a challenge to future …

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Editorial: Freedom of Speech Does not Justify Chalkings, The Koala, or Your Ignorance

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“Because freedom of speech.” This was the rationale of a student chalker the night before Transfer Triton Day, when asked why they were scrawling implicitly-threatening messages …

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Editorial: Does Our Chancellor Stand with Us?

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“It is incumbent upon our senior administrators to pay attention to student concerns, to build relationships with students and student groups, and to solicit the thoughts …