Jaz Twersky

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Have You Experienced Hate Crimes or Bias? Let Us Know Via the Documenting Hate Project

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The Triton is launching the Documenting Hate project here at UCSD, in collaboration with the independent news organization ProPublica. The nationwide project tracks hate crimes and …

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Former Student Sues UCSD, Alleging Disability Discrimination

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A former undergraduate student is suing UC San Diego, alleging that the university failed to accommodate his disability throughout his undergraduate career. Shahram Jazirian, who entered …

Arts and CultureTheatre

The MENding Monologues: A Vulnerable Masculinity

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The MENding Monologues opens like a Macklemore song. “When I was a kid, I often wondered if I was gay,” declared second-year student Chris Doherty, reciting …

CampusNews

Chinese Student Group Objects to the Dalai Lama on Library Walk

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The Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) held an event on Library Walk yesterday afternoon in opposition to the Dalai Lama as the 2017 senior commencement …

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One Dead, Seven Injured in Apartment Pool Shooting

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Forty-nine-year-old Peter Selis opened fire Sunday at a La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex pool area, where several adults were attending a birthday party. One woman, Monique …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Tara Vahdani, President

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When she’s not helping her residents, leading campus tours during Triton Day, volunteering at the Triton Food Pantry, or fulfilling any number of responsibilities, junior Tara …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Lesly Figueroa, President

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“How is it possible that at a renowned institution like UCSD, students are finding themselves both food and housing insecure?” Lesly Figueroa, the Student Manager at …

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AS Elections 2016-17: THRIVE

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Matthew Arrollado has an album on Facebook entitled “the thrive meme,” with 105 photos of orange objects with captions like “this plate is THRIVing.” It’s an …

OpinionStaff Op-Ed

Jaz Twersky: Trump Supporters, This is Not For You

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The world I live in just got scarier, and I don’t know what to do. I am the Opinion Editor of The Triton, and a few …

OpinionStaff Op-Ed

LGBT Housing: A University How-to

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My first interaction with the idea of LGBT housing was tinged with cynicism. “The university says it’s ‘welcoming’ and ‘values diversity’ and that we’ll be perfectly …