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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.

Silicon Valley’s Invisible Hand

As augmented reality becomes more popular, genetic engineering makes breakthroughs in medicine and autonomous cars take the industry by storm, it is needless to say that technology is making profound cultural and historical impacts....

Making SGF’ 15 Beer-able

A.S. Concerts and Events recently announced several changes to Sun God Festival 2015, including the addition of a beer garden for students who are over 21 at this year’s festival. Students who are interested...

Teaching to the Test

How could high school have been any better? Some UCSD students will give you a different answer, but public school teachers would prefer a more united one: less testing. Since the No Child Left...

In Op-Ed, Napolitano Offers Self-Contradictory Take on Free Speech

In an Op-Ed published not by a UC publication, like The Daily Cal or the UCSD Guardian, but in the Boston Globe, UC President Janet Napolitano takes a very patronizing approach to an issue...

Re-Location of Sixth College Has Mix of Advantages and Disadvantages

For two weeks, UCSD students have been spreading around the latest news: Sixth College is to be relocated to take up the area between Muir and Thurgood Marshall Colleges. After the administration officially confirmed...

What Came True/What Didn’t Happen

Earlier this year, The Guardian wrote a wishlist of the things we wanted to see in 2013.  We didn't get everything we wanted What Came True... 1. A Sun God Festival lineup that includes names that...

STEM Needs Strong Roots

Students need mentorship, guidance, and real-world experience before pursuing majors in STEM fields A popular method of attracting students to the world of science involves showing off very loud and visually appealing experiments. From the elementary...

Unified UCSD Commencement Ceremony Looks Promising

The Campuswide Commencement Planning Committee has created a model for the 2016 commencement ceremony that will step away from the previous individualized ceremonies for all six residential colleges, and instead introduce a new, unified...

The Million Student March Tackled Too Many Issues at Once

The Million Student March at UCSD was more like the Mini Student March. The event, which took place Nov. 12, was a dismal attempt to resuscitate our apparently apathetic campus culture. However, it may...

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...

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