Triton Editorial Board

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Academic Freedom Should Not Excuse Woody Allen’s Pedophilia

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In theory, “UC San Diego is dedicated to creating a safe and respectful community through awareness, education, and prevention of sexual assault and violence.” When the …

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Geisel Library Rejecting Plan B for Vending Machines is Callous and Short-sighted

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Since 2013, emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), more commonly known as “Plan B,” have been legally available to people of all ages over the counter. Half a …

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UCSD Should Respect Students' Preferred Names

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Last November, The Triton received an email from university officials, requesting that we use their branding guidelines when talking about the school. “Using UC San Diego …

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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 …