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Ella Chen Re-elected 2020-21 Editor-in-Chief

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Ella Chen was re-elected as the Editor-in-Chief of The Triton for the 2020-21 school year by The Triton’s Editorial Board at the end of Winter Quarter …

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A Conversation on COVID-19 with UCSD’s Dr. Schooley, Dr. Scioscia, and Dr. San Miguel

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This article was written in collaboration with The UCSD Guardian. This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity. Earlier this week, UC San Diego Assistant …

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Graduate Students End Grade Strike

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Graduate students with the Cost of Living Pay Adjustment (COLA) movement at UC San Diego voted on April 8 to end the grading strike and submit …

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HDH Estimates Five-Week Delay for Housing Refund

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Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) sent out an email on April 1 which estimated that Spring Quarter 2020 housing and dining refunds may take up to five …

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Remote Learning Extended to Summer 2020

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According to a statement released by the Office of the Chancellor on April 9 Summer Session 2020 will be held entirely online. The move extends the …

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Federal Title IX Policy Revisions Bypass Major Hurdle Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

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United States Secretary of Education Betsy De Vos’ proposed rule changes to Title IX, the federal policy on sexual misconduct, cleared the Office of Management and …

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College Council Elections Begin, Campus-wide Elections Postponed to Week 8

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Associated Students of UC San Diego (ASUCSD) spring elections have been delayed to May 18, six weeks after the original scheduled date of April 6, in …

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2020 ASUCSD Elections Delayed Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Associated Students of UC San Diego (ASUCSD) approved a new constitutional amendment to its election procedures during its March 11 meeting, giving the Senate the ability …

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Uncertainty Surrounds UCSD Commencement Ceremony in Wake of COVID-19

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According to the UC San Diego commencement website, the weekend of June 13 and 14 is still scheduled for graduation festivities, including the 2020 All-Campus Commencement …

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Third UCSD Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Three students have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a recent update via TritonAlert. The update does not specify if the third individual was in contact …