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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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 …

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Scotty Probert: Planning for Failure: How UCSD Created the Housing Crisis

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As on-campus housing competition continues to surge, more students are forced off-campus — ironic given UCSD’s self-identification as a “residential college.” The UCSD Administration has responded …

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Kevin Sabo: Housing Realities at the UC

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The current state of housing at the UC makes us assume the role of students first, human second. We are forced to give up access to …

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Editorial: UCSD Freedom of Speech not Under Attack

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There’s a certain irony in the fact that UCSD was included in a recent Huffington Post opinion piece entitled “The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: …

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San Diego is bringing back Silicon Beach

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Forbes 30 under 30 came out just a few weeks ago, and it seems that San Diego had two top notch representatives: Daniel Lee and Sarah Guthals, who are both UCSD alums. Both also are actively running their startup ventures from sunny San Diego, a trend that to many who aren’t closely following the scene may find incredibly odd.

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Editorial: What D-I Does Not Do

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On Wednesday, Jan. 27, UCSD Associated Students unanimously approved a motion to put Division I status up to a campus-wide vote. If approved, it’s important to …