Opinion
Has this ever happened to you? Something about UC San Diego frustrates you to no end and you feel like standing on a (metaphorical) platform and proclaiming: Hey, all of us should care!!! Well, look no further than our Opinion section, where you’ll be doing just that … just, a little more eloquently, using pointed articles.

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The Sauce: “Say It Loud: I’m Black & I’m Proud!”

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Hey, my loves and happy Black History Month! It’s February again and although this Black History Month might look a little different since we’re stuck inside, …

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Ellamentally Yours: Spirituality, Medication, and The Mind

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Dear Reader,  I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions because I pretty much give up after January is over. I find New Year’s resolutions fleeting …

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Ellamentally Yours: The Journey to Self-Love

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content warning: suicide, self harm, substance abuse Dear Reader,  January was always an interesting month for me. My birthday is in January, which I never enjoyed …

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Ellamentally Yours: Setting Boundaries with Others and Myself

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Dear Reader, Honestly, 2020 was a crazy year, but it gave me the opportunity to reflect. Being inside during quarantine forced me to confront my mental …

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The Sauce: “I Am A Person, Not A Color”

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While sitting in lecture listening to a white professor talk about Black History, the absolute last thing that you want to hear as a Black student …

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Ellamentally Yours: Healing My Mind through My Body

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Dear Reader, Remember how I said that mental health wasn’t really a solidified concept in my head until I came to college? I didn’t even begin …

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The Sauce: “I Need to Read More Books”

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At the beginning of the summer, during quarantine, I made it my goal to read more books. I wanted to exercise my brain while I had …

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Ellamentally Yours: Facing Myself through Therapy

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Dear Reader, Have you checked in with yourself today? After I started doing yoga, I became more aware of the way I breathed. I started to …

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The Sauce: “Hi! My Name Is…”

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So you’ve just gotten to UCSD, you’re all set for classes, and you know that you really want to get involved, but you don’t know where …

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The Sauce: “Can I Touch Your Hair?”

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“Can I touch your hair?” Short answer: No. But I shouldn’t have to tell you that. You should know better than to ask a Black person …