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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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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.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....

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...

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