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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...

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...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.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...

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Faculty Response to Crossroads Shooting

Dear Students and Members of the Community, As UC San Diego faculty, we write in response to the mass shooting that took place on April...