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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 …

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A.S. Candidate Endorsments

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The Triton’s Editorial Board took great care in deciding how to structure an endorsement for Associated Students, as well as who and why we should endorse. …

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Editorial: UCSD Freedom of Speech not Under Attack

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There’s a certain irony in the fact that UCSD was included in a recent Huffington Post opinion piece entitled “The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: …

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Editorial: What D-I Does Not Do

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On Wednesday, Jan. 27, UCSD Associated Students unanimously approved a motion to put Division I status up to a campus-wide vote. If approved, it’s important to …

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“White Student Unions” on the UC Campuses

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UCLA, Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC Santa Barbara students are outraged over the creation of campus “White Student Union” Facebook pages. In the midst of outcries …