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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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Editorial: Hey, Who’s Talking Here?

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The motto of the University of California is “fiat lux” – “let there be light.” The motto, biblical in origin, acts as a challenge to future …

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Ben Alemu: Young, Restless and Unafraid to Fail – UCSD's Impact Will Be Student Driven

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When you think of UC San Diego, what is the first thought that comes to mind? For such a young university and community ecosystem only 57 …

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Zachery Johnson: Legitimacy of Gaming at UCSD

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Video games have never been considered a legitimate use of time. For older generations, games were in arcade cabinets, cost a quarter to play and offered …

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Hannah Reinheart: From the Eyes of a UCSD Theatre Major – Going D1

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Recent news of the approval of the vote to increase our activities fees in order to move our Athletics Department to D1, as well as the …

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Editorial: Freedom of Speech Does not Justify Chalkings, The Koala, or Your Ignorance

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“Because freedom of speech.” This was the rationale of a student chalker the night before Transfer Triton Day, when asked why they were scrawling implicitly-threatening messages …

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LGBT Housing: A University How-to

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My first interaction with the idea of LGBT housing was tinged with cynicism. “The university says it’s ‘welcoming’ and ‘values diversity’ and that we’ll be perfectly …

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Disagreement Without Hate

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Depending on who you ask, last week was either Justice in Palestine Week* or Israel Solidarity Week at UCSD. The former was organized by Students for …

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Christina Miller: What Division 1 Can Really Do for UCSD

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The AS Special Election is upon us to determine the fate of UCSD Athletics, and with that, the fate of UCSD, since a Division I move …

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DOUBLE A: Asians in Hollywood

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As a child, the only career I found suitable for myself was that of an actor. Anyone who knows me knows that my true “secret” passion …

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Editorial: Does Our Chancellor Stand with Us?

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“It is incumbent upon our senior administrators to pay attention to student concerns, to build relationships with students and student groups, and to solicit the thoughts …