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The Guardian's Editorial Board is composed of the sitting Editor in Chief, Managing Editors, News Editors and Opinion Editors. Editorials written by the Editorial Board represent only the opinion of a majority vote of the Editorial Board, and are not meant to necessarily reflect the views of the student body, the University of California, the UC Board of Regents or the Associated Students.

Calexit’s Infrastructural Complexities Would Make Secession Irresponsible Decision

Since the 2016 presidential election, the movement for a Californian secession — started by the Yes California organization and referred to as “Calexit” — has gathered thousands of virtual signatures in hope of provoking a...

#DeleteUber Reveals Pressure for Companies to Find Middle Ground on Activism

As a response to President Trump’s executive order banning travel from select countries, many companies spoke out in disapproval of the policy, siding with activists and protesters. But some companies chose not to speak...

UCOP Statement on Executive Order More Lofty Than Instructive

One day after President Donald Trump signed the executive order to prevent immigration and travel into the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, the UC Office of the President released a five-sentence statement condemning...

Responding to Hope

Faced with the cold of winter and the force of water cannons, thousands of protesters at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation camped out for months in an attempt to reject a reroute of the Dakota...

Education for Whom?

Among the climate change denier and Goldman Sachs executive, Donald Trump’s future cabinet has been marred by inexperience and old money. Such is true for Betsy DeVos, the future Secretary of Education, whose portfolio...

To Communicate Consistent Message of Purpose, UC Investment Strategy Must Hold Ethics at Higher...

As a university system struggling to fund itself, the University of California needs to put money in investments as a source of income. This practice isn’t entirely bad, even if it is done by...

Like, Share, Lie: How Facebook Enables False and Misleading News

In addition to partisanship, rhetoric and suspicious hair, the most recent election was also notable for a massive increase in news stories spread, and generated, by social media. According to Pew Research statistics, 63...

The People Have Spoken About the Dakota Access Pipeline – Now It’s Time for...

It’s a flashback to the 1960s: countless protesters being sprayed down with high-pressure fire hoses and brutally attacked by law enforcement as they defend their rights against marginalization and oppression within the U.S. The...

Following Irreversible Results with Momentous Action

A campaign rife with the elicitation of fear and hatred has culminated in the election of Donald Trump. While these results cannot be changed, they should and they will be challenged through continuous, strategic...

By Failing to Hold Their Own Accountable, UC Regents Set Poor Standard on Sexual...

Following the alarm raised by last year’s sexual harassment cases within UC Berkeley’s administration, the University of California system showed an understanding of the need for better policies addressing sexual harassment and assault on...

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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....