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Searching for Shelter: San Diego’s Struggle to Mitigate Homelessness

Exiting the I-5 South freeway, lined with palm trees, the sun glints off the ocean just a few miles to the right. A cruise through downtown takes you past looming financial buildings and office...

Life Under the Radar: Undocumented Students at UCSD

In a room that used to be a janitor’s closet, set atop the fifth floor of the Student Services Building, there is a man named Daniel Arturo Alfaro Arellano. He is the coordinator of...

Trump Supporters at UCSD

by Tia Ikemoto and Dominic Spencer S.R., an Earl Warren College student who spoke to the UCSD Guardian under conditions of anonymity for fear of online reprisal, sits tucked into a corner of Round Table...

Politics 2.0: Navigating New Media

We live in a rapidly changing and exciting time, on the forefront of a movement toward vast interconnection through social media — an entire generation communicating with each other with unprecedented ease. The children...

Out of Our Wallets: Where the University Gets its Funding

When the 2008 financial crisis hit, many students became at least slightly more frugal than they had been before. The same can be said about California when it comes to funding, but the decline...

Contract Cheating

Twenty pages of writing in one night. Yes, many students have unfortunately hit this stage, but they like to think of it as mastering the art of procrastination. Yet all who reach the point...

A Laboratory for Empowerment

Seventy-seven cents to every man’s dollar. It’s a statistic often thrown around when discussing the oppression of women in the United States, but less often understood. The number does not come from comparing one...

Representing the Underrepresented

The university introduced new housing options to help UCSD’s many minority groups find a sense of belonging on campus.  The Guardian investigates what goes into creating these communities and why students feel they need...

The Art of Protest

On Thursday, Feb. 4, a group of Armenian students staged a sit-in protest in front of the Silent Tree, where they wore red tape across their mouths that read “Denial,” referring to the United...

A Culture of Dishonesty

Everyone knows that students cheat, even — and perhaps especially —at well-regarded universities like UCSD. But not everyone understands its scope, especially when it comes to engineering undergraduates. In UCSD engineering, it’s not just...

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California State Auditor Claims UCOP Hid $175 Million in Reserves from the State

The Office of the California State Auditor released a report today finding that the University of California Office of the President has been mismanaging...

Film Review: “Cézanne and I”

Perhaps anything really lovely is never left without the concomitant boringness poachers of beauty train themselves to withstand. Placed squarely before beauty’s blushing face,...

Panelists Discuss History between Dalai Lama and China

Prospect Journal of International Affairs, a student-run publication, hosted “Context of the Controversy: The Dalai Lama” on April 18 in the Multipurpose Room. The...