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Investigating issues that matter to UCSD students.

Lumumba Zapata: Looking Back to Move Forward

It’s 7 a.m. on Jan. 20, and I’ve been awake through the night. When I asked to interview a member of Lumumba Zapata Collective — the group responsible for organizing UCSD’s role in today’s...

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...

Shouting in Silence: Protesting for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide of 1915, which saw the extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, still holds a significant place in the hearts of Armenian-Americans more than a century later. Hripsime “Rips”...

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...

Why Chinese International Students Hate the Dalai Lama

The warm scent of coffee wafted out of Price Center’s Starbucks as I sat outside in the breezy air, waiting for Yuki Huang, a second year at Revelle College. While we bantered, the name...

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 0.43%: Native Americans at UCSD

Native Americans are among the most underrepresented ethnic groups at UC San Diego. Out of the 28,127 undergraduate students enrolled during Fall Quarter of 2016, only 121 students identified as Native American. However, the...

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...

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...

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...

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The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall....