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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.

Driving Forward

Last Friday, Jan. 2, in California, law Assembly Bill 60 took effect, thus granting undocumented immigrants the ability to acquire drivers’ licenses. This is a welcoming change. At first glance, it’s understandable why some are...

SB15 Would Help Relieve Tuition Woes, but Hurt Middle Class

California college students can’t seem to catch a break politically. Keeping with the state’s unwritten education policy of “one step forward, two steps back,” California’s most powerful legislative body has created Senate Bill 15,...

Political Reality Stars

Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson and businessman Donald Trump are leading sensationalist campaigns that have made them two of the most unqualified candidates ever to lead the GOP race for the 2016 presidential elections. These...

The D-1 Sports Debate

The argument for Division I sports is difficult territory to traverse. With much potential for greatness comes the prospect of little to no change for UCSD. With risk, though, comes potential for great reward....

Getting and Keeping the Kids Voting

Millennials get a bad rap. We are called lazy, self-absorbed and technology-obsessed. We spend too much time on Facebook, take too many pictures of ourselves and are too involved with the lives of celebrities....

It’s All In Our Heads

To prevent attacks similar to Sandy Hook, UCSD should hold shooting survival seminars like SDSU while making itself more available to address students’ mental health problems.

Room For None

UCSD Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services needs to devise better solutions for overcrowding campus housing The trials and tribulations of freshman year are many. There’s the risk of gaining the dorm food-induced Freshman 15. There’s...

Saving Sun God

Sun God Festival coordinators have offered several solutions to ensure a safer event, but change is impossible without student compliance.   Since guest tickets for the Sun God Festival were eliminated, the fate of the event...

Wrongfully Exposed

  Perpetrators and distributors of revenge porn should be fully prosecuted, but more protective legislation needs to be created for the victims. Revenge porn is a topic that evokes strong emotions from the public at large. It’s...

Failure to Cooperate

Students at the university are generally viewed as uncooperative when their basic constitutional rights, such as privacy and the right to remain silent, are asserted. Constitutional rights as we know them are worryingly abridged the...

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