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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Gianino: The 5.2 Million Dollar Question

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Nobody likes their dirty laundry out where everyone can see it — but when that dirty laundry is costing students hundreds of thousands of dollars annually, …

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Samson Lyons & Kavita Poduri: Inviting Cherríe Moraga to Campus was a Mistake

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On May 1, 2016, the Queer and/or Trans People of Color (QTPOC) Conference 2016 at UC Berkeley posted on Facebook apologizing on behalf of their keynote …

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Prof. Jorge Mariscal: Educating for an Uncertain Future

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In the Dimensions of Culture program at Marshall College, we ask students to consider the historical contradictions that emerged at the moment of the nation’s founding. …

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Curtis Yee: Christians Must Respond with Love on a Post-Election Campus

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In the days immediately following the election, every morning I found myself flooded with this intense sense of disembodiment, as if my very being was resisting …

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Jaz Twersky: Trump Supporters, This is Not For You

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The world I live in just got scarier, and I don’t know what to do. I am the Opinion Editor of The Triton, and a few …

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The Union-Tribune Editorial Board Fails to be Constructive

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Donald Trump is the president-elect and I am gravely disappointed in San Diego’s paper of record, The Union-Tribune. The San Diego Union-Tribune’s recent editorial entitled “Congratulations, …

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Editorial: Cancel Class on Election Day

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You shouldn’t have to think about whether or not you have time to vote. This November 8, class should be suspended to prioritize something more important. …

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Nicolas Monteiro: UC San Diego Needs a Strong Sanctuary Campus Policy

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Late Thursday evening (October 27), UC San Diego was once again chalked and covered by anti-immigrant, xenophobic, racist, and Islamophobic rhetoric. Hateful messages such as “build …

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Lauren Roberts: Governor Brown Failed Students Across California by Vetoing AB 2017

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Entering college, I never considered my mental health a priority. I attended orientation, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) gave a ten minute presentation comparing mental …

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Liam Barret: Why You Vote In a Blue State

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November 8 will mark the 2016 general election. If you are active on social media, or even have some perception of the world outside, you’ll know …