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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.

The Tuition Game

UC President Napolitano put a temporary hold on the proposed systemwide tuition hikes, but the move brings mixed feelings from students. Last week, University of California students received some rare good news from the Office of...

Uncle Sam’s Lead

Election seasons and political initiatives in the U.K. follow in the footsteps of the U.S., as demonstrated by the sensationalism of members of Parliament in the media. On May 7, there was a general election...

Quick Takes: Paris Attacks

  Facebook’s introduction of a French flag filter to demonstrate solidarity for the victims of the Paris attacks has elicited various reactions regarding mourning via social media. Filter Overlay Is Well-Intended but Doesn’t Show Substantial Support The French...

Sun God’s History of Male Headliners Reflects Sexism in Music Industry

The pervasive trend of male headliners at large music festivals is something that has trickled down to our own Sun God Festival, year after year. Although the selection of first-line musicians doesn’t necessitate an...

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...

UCSD Should Return to the Single-Pass Enrollment System

This week, many UCSD students will be jolted from a post-Sun God stupor to realize, in horror, that their second-pass enrollment times have already begun. In addition to being the worst buzzkill imaginable, the two-pass system is clunky at best and is a serious detriment to seniors who are looking to finish up graduation requirements in a timely manner.

Davis Pepper Spray Crisis Consultant Will Only Raise More Outrage

It’s been three months since the pepper spray incident seen around the world. Since the now-iconic example of police brutality — when Lt. John Pike pepper sprayed a group of seated student protesters — UC Davis has found itself at the center of worldwide press scrutiny. Over 100,000 people have petitioned for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi, the woman who ordered the police involvement. Pike is now instantly recognizable as the dubious star of the “pepper-spraying cop” meme. Davis itself is a symbol of the worst opposition to the Occupy movement. And in dealing with this public relations nightmare, the university committed another public relations faux pas — shelling out $100,000 for a crisis consultant to help itself deal with the fallout. Worse, the crisis consultant is from a company that had ties to the same organization that’s supposed to independently investigate the Nov. 18 incident.

What We’re Wishing For in 2014

Last year, Chancellor Pradeep Khosla created town hall forums to ask what students would like to see change at UCSD.  This inspired the Guardian’s Editorial Board to compile a list of things that we...

Proposition 47 Frees Up Much-Needed Funding

With California citizens voting to pass Proposition 47 in the recent midterm election, our governor, legislature and the University of California Board of Regents have some important decisions to make. Prop. 47, in essence,...

2015-16 Guardian Voter Guide

President Dominick Suvonnasupa Tritons United presidential candidate Dominick Suvonnasupa has the experience, ideas and enthusiasm to propel A.S. Council and UCSD in a positive direction. Originally from California, he moved to Maine after high school...

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