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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.

Let There Be Light

Administration must prioritize improving campus safety. In light of increasingly frequent police reports about students being assaulted on or near campus, it’s obvious that UCSD has a safety problem. On such a sprawling campus littered...

Rep. Scott Peters Proposes Much-Needed Student Loan Legislation

Members of Congress finally seem to be addressing an issue that affects thousands of college graduates in a practical manner: The Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act allows an individual’s employer to directly participate in...

Blissful Ignorance

It’s 2015, and we are still trying to cheat climate change — at least, the German car company Volkswagen is, but we’ll come back to that later. It all started decades ago, when scientists...

Selecting Diversity

Once again, UCSD has received a record-breaking number of freshman and transfer applications. This hardly comes as a surprise. An increase in applications is always anticipated. According to KPBS, we received one of the...

UC Regents Demonstrate Care for Student Athletes in Vote to Guarantee Athletic Scholarships Past...

Last week the UC Board of Regents voted to guarantee the continuation of athletic scholarships for student-athletes who have suffered career-ending injuries at UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara and UC...

Obama-Era Gun Control Legislation Fuels Stigma Against Disability and Disorder

Gun control remains a standard part of just about any liberal platform in this country, while for the most part we relegate stances against gun control to conservatives. However, many limitations on gun rights...

Students, Make Good Use of the Delayed TPS Changes

Just two weeks ago we wrote an editorial encouraging UCSD Transportation Services to consider other options and especially student input before proceeding with the proposed shuttle cuts. Now, things have changed (Such is news, right?).

UC-Wide Healthcare: Too Soon to Jump SHIP

Being asked to pay more for less is nothing new in the UC system.

So when administrators have the chance to avoid that pitfall by opting out of a UC-wide health insurance system, they should seize the opportunity.

Sun God Policy Changes Need Student Support

Last quarter, the Guardian Editorial Board correctly predicted that eliminating student guest tickets alongside increasing safety measures would lead to a funding gap for the Sun God Festival’s budget. For this reason, among others, we...

Quality Over Quantity

Last week, the Obama administration announced that it was planning to overhaul the way doctors are paid in America — specifically, to focus payment based on the quality of care given rather than the...