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A.S. Report Card

A.S. elections just finished a few weeks ago and the current A.S. Council is working hard on a smooth transition. Throughout the election season, candidates made plenty of campaign promises — promises they will...

Swimming in Sludge: Surfrider’s Fight for Protecting California’s Coasts

It sounds like something from a nightmare: millions of gallons of sewage and hints of radioactive waste flowing through the water on California’s coast, with unsuspecting locals and tourists leisurely swimming through the sludge....

Artistic Expression at UCSD

UC San Diego is often preceded by its reputation as a STEM-oriented university. In 2016, only four percent of undergraduates enrolled as arts or humanities majors while 57 percent enrolled as STEM majors. However,...
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Tackling Climate Change with Playfulness

I stood in the back of the Great Hall, its high, vaulted ceilings reverberating with the lively chatter of students awaiting a global health talk on health and climate change. Among the anticipated speakers...
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Life in a Bollywood Dance Team: The Race to Win

At Jhoomti Shaam 2017, California's annual premier Hindi film and fusion dance competition, the stage lights up amidst loud cheers from the crowd to reveal a group of stylishly-dressed dancers about to give, literally,...

Professor Scott Klemmer: At the Head of a Growing Field

Highly respected as a research university, UC San Diego has not had any trouble bringing pioneers in various fields of research into the fold. One such professor in the cognitive science department has quite...

Becca Miller’s Fight Against Structural Sexism

In 1908, throngs of women marched through the streets of New York demanding better pay, working conditions and rights. Their demands were recognized by the Socialist Party of America the following year, which decreed...

How to Save a Life: One Day with the Border Angels

We started our journey in the desert near Jacumba outside a gas station seemingly frequented only by the occasional trucker. The late February sun hung in the middle of the sky, illuminating the barren,...

A.S. Election Endorsements

How We Chose The Guardian Editorial Board conducted interviews with all candidates for A.S. President, Vice President of Campus and External Affairs and Campus-wide Senators. Two candidates, Aaron Burgess and Julia Prinzi were not available...

Saying Goodbye to OASIS Director Patrick Velasquez

Two weeks ago, I realized I had been waking up wrong my entire life. Walking into Patrick Velasquez’s brightly lit office on a warm Tuesday, I didn’t exactly expect to realize this about myself....

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