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Flower of Equality Blossoming from STEM

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UCSD is recognized across the globe as an illustrious, first-rate research institution. With numerous on-campus hospitals, medical centers, and labs, run by distinguished professors, scientific discovery …

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The Huge Impact of HDH

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Housing*Dining*Hospitality (HDH) influences the lives of students from the moment they enter this campus, hugely impacting where students live and work. It’s important to ask, given …

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Forced food funding

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Living on campus is exorbitantly more expensive than off-campus and one of the most pressing reasons is mandatory Dining Dollars. While Housing*Dining*Hospitality (HDH) is seemingly accessible …

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HDH is here to serve you?

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Housing*Dining*Hospitality (HDH) claims to be advocating for student needs; their primary goal is to create enough profit to be self-sustaining. So, what is HDH’s incentive to …

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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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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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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 …