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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A Call for Studying—Not Cramming

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A few weeks ago, I saw a meme that was poking fun at how many students feel as if they are just regurgitating information on exams …

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My DEI Experience: Successful Accidents and Failed Intentions

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Last quarter, I audited ANTH 21 on a day when the class had a discussion about privilege. The professor asked, “Can someone experience white privilege without …

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Sun God: A Supposedly Fun Event I’ll Never Go to Again

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You stand in a quarter-mile line for too long. You scratch the skin under the wristband you’ve been wearing since Thursday that was at first annoying, …

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Is Sun God Really Worth it Anymore?

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As another Sun God passes, I’m reminded of just how much the festival has changed during my time as an undergraduate. As a prospective student, I’ve …

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An Elegy for the Bookstore (As We Know It)

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As another Triton Day comes and goes, I am reminded of my first visit to this campus. As it was for many of us, it was …

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Editorial: Make Space for Student Journalism #SaveStudentNewsrooms

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It’s been one year since we released our editorial for #SaveStudentNewsrooms, calling on UC San Diego administration to acknowledge student media. What has changed? Not much. …

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CAPS is Only the First Step

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Content Warning: This article concerns personal experience and narrative of self-harm, anxiety, and depression. When I had my first panic attack in college, I thought that …

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Editorial: Step Up, UCSD

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Every academic year, each of us contributes $200 to collectively fund Associated Students of UC San Diego’s (ASUCSD) $6 million budget. Besides what’s set aside for …

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EDITORIAL: 2019 Campus Elections Endorsements

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The Triton‘s Editorial Board recognizes its role as a student-run newspaper to hold elected officials accountable to students. Associated Students of UC San Diego (ASUCSD) oversees …

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EDITORIAL: We’re Not Endorsing an AS VP External Candidate. Here’s Why.

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The Triton’s Editorial Board will not be endorsing a candidate for Associated Students of UC San Diego’s (ASUCSD) External Vice President (EVP). We believe the power …