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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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Students Determined has no slated candidate for President or External VP, Elections Manager Rules

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Associated Students (ASUCSD) Elections Manager Janani Natarajan declined to change presidential candidate Lesly Figueroa’s affiliation from an independent candidate to Students Determined on Monday, leaving Students …

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Napolitano nominates next UC Berkeley Chancellor

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UC President Janet Napolitano on Monday nominated UC Berkeley’s Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Carol T. Christ to become Berkeley’s next chancellor. If Napolitano’s selection …

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ASUCSD Campaigning Begins

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35 candidates will compete for 16 positions on the 2017-2018 Associated Students governing body. Election campaigning officially began at 9 p.m. on Mar. 9, 2017 after …

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Chinese Students and Scholars Association meet with Chancellor; release follow-up statement on Dalai Lama

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The UCSD Chinese Students and Scholars Association released a new statement to clarify its stance on the Dalai Lama as this year’s commencement speaker after meeting …

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Federal judge dismisses The Koala’s claim against UCSD

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A federal judge dismissed The Koala’s claim against UCSD and Associated Students UCSD (ASUCSD) earlier this week after a ten-month fight in court. The suit, which …

CampusNews

Flyers calling for evacuation of Muslims from San Diego County found on campus; resembles Japanese internment notices

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Update: The poster of the flyers contacted The Triton at around 10 p.m. to explain their meaning. Read their full statement here. Flyers calling for the evacuation …

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ERC student council allocated $7,500 for annual retreats; almost double that of all other councils

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The Student Council for Eleanor Roosevelt College (SCERC) allotted $7,500 of its yearly budget to its annual council retreat fund this school year, compared to Warren, …

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New VP External Affairs and AVP Health and Wellness Appointed

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The Associated Students executive search committee appointed Nicolas Monteiro as the new VP External Affairs and Derek Lim as the new AVP Health and Wellness this …

CampusNews

Spirit Night NoDAPL Protesters Release Statement of Intent

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Around 40 protesters staged an action in RIMAC Arena during the men’s basketball game at halftime on Friday, Feb. 3rd. TerrillJames Kānealiikeikiokaāina Iron-Moccasin Kapalehua (Lehua), a …

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UCSD students participate in UC-wide action against the Dakota Access Pipeline

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Students and community members gathered in front of Silent Tree yesterday afternoon to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Organized by members of the Native American …