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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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Ellamentally Yours: Self Care is Key

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Dear Reader, Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! This month I challenge you to ask what self-care looks like to you. I’m sure it’s different for every …

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The Pandemic Did Not Cause UCSD’s Housing Crisis

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UCSD will now offer guaranteed housing only to incoming first-year and transfer students, which is a drastic shift from the pre-pandemic two-year housing guarantees. Not only …

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Ellamentally Yours: Finding Where Our Roots Grow

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Dear Reader, Where do your roots lie? Our roots can stretch across continents, and they don’t always have a single point of origin. I was born …

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Ellamentally Yours: Understanding Our History Through Healing

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Dear Reader, I was chatting with an old friend recently, and we started discussing the way we were raised. Everyone’s upbringing is different and these differences …

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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 …