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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UC THE PROBLEM: Starbucks, "Fair Trade" and You

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A millennial sips a cup of Starbucks coffee, thinking about their passion for art and hope to save humanity, but has a hard time noticing the …

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Talking White

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One day, you’re going to be successful. One day, you’re going to be in politics. One day, you’re going to change the world. This kind of …

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Andy Furillo: Smart Transportation Solutions Beyond Car Storage for UC San Diego

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Getting to and around campus can be a challenge. Fortunately, UC San Diego is currently soliciting input on transportation options for the campus through the online …

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Austin Lau: Active Minds Survey Explores Student Opinions on Mental Health Chat Conversation End

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Here are some of the results from a mental health survey conducted by Active Minds at UCSD of 90 UCSD students. Although this survey is not …

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Kevin Sabo: Why the State’s Audit of UC Matters

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Last week, the California State Auditor released a long awaited audit around UC finances, enrollment, and executive compensation, boldly subtitled “UC’s Admissions and Financial Decisions Have …

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Aditi Guatam: Independent Candidate for Campus Wide Senator

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A university “by the students, for the students, and of the students.” The slogan embodies my dream for UCSD, and something I have been striving to …

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DOUBLE A: I'm A Person, Not A Stereotype

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He told me that he bet I followed all the rules and was “a quiet girl.” One date with him, he said, would change that all. …

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A.S. Candidate Endorsments

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The Triton’s Editorial Board took great care in deciding how to structure an endorsement for Associated Students, as well as who and why we should endorse. …

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Zack Gianino: Tritons United

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My 3+ years of lobbying experience is derived from my time at the Grossmont-Cuyamaca community college district here in San Diego. Being the Student Trustee on …

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Lauren Roberts: Students Determined

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Students Determined is a coalition of progressive students from various backgrounds and communities that believe each and every single student has the potential to make transformative …