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The news team investigates and reports stories around campus to provide objective truth to the student community. Any information that affects the UC San Diego student body falls within this section, and we do our best to follow any leads and break stories. We seek to cover every story with a critical and investigative lens.

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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: Dennis Yeh, President

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Junior Dennis Yeh calls himself “the anti-slate candidate.” Running as an independent, Yeh’s platform for AS President focuses on reforming the AS budget, increasing funding for …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Gus Guerrero, President

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“If I ask you to make a PB&J sandwich, everyone here will have a different way of making a PB&J sandwich, right?” This is how Gus …

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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: Refilwe Gqajela, VP of External Affairs

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Refilwe Gqajela has a second home in the Oakland Public Library System. For Gqajela, the impact of libraries and the resources they provided her hometown of …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Adán Chávez, VP of External Affairs

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Adán Chávez got his start in student activism as a freshman. Rallying against tuition hikes eventually became protesting against anti-immigrant chalkings on campus, and that became …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Matthew Alan Arrollado, VP of Campus Affairs

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Matthew Alan Arrollado wears crocs to Associated Students Senate meetings, cracks jokes about racecar beds with buddies from the ERC Student Council, and takes serious issue …

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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 …

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AS Elections 2016-17: Students Determined

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How can this research institution benefit the local community? That’s the question Students Determined, a progressive campus political party, wants to ask the campus community and …

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Game of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin to Visit UC San Diego

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George R.R. Martin, the critically acclaimed fantasy writer whose series of novels inspired the hit television drama “Game of Thrones,” will visit UC San Diego on …