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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.

Why Prop 64 Should Puff, Puff, Pass

One of the most widely-discussed issues on California’s ballot box this coming Tuesday is Proposition 64. The proposal regards whether or not marijuana should be legalized for recreational use. Formally titled the Control, Regulate...

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....

Stop Reproducing the Perception That Birth Control is a Woman’s Responsibility

When news broke that a study for male contraceptives was halted earlier this week, it was the participants who had dropped out of the study due to acne, mood swings and pains that took...

A Year in Props

Legalize Marijuana Yes on Prop 64 The legalization of marijuana has long been a contentious topic in California. Just six years ago legalizing marijuana was on a November ballot as Prop 19, but failed to pass...

With Transparency, A.S. Council Makes Sound Decisions for Yearly Budget

Each year, Associated Students faces the difficult task of dividing a budget of several millions of dollars, all of which the student body procures through the Student Activity Fee. Despite a clean and transparent...

Transporting UCSD to A Better Future

As any student who commutes to campus or merely walks through a parking lot will notice, UCSD’s parking and transportation system is at maximum capacity. Last week, the UCSD Guardian reported that right before...

Quick Takes: Wikileaks

By Failing to Deliver Full Context and Endangering Innocent People, WikiLeaks Fails to be Trustworthy Whistleblower The release of highly classified documents that endanger U.S civilians’ and soldiers’ lives overseas should never occur. In an...

Good Fun for Whom? When Outsiders Visit Chinatown

With the recent outrage due to an episode of “Watters’ World,” a segment on “The O’Reilly Factor,” a conversation of Asian-American discrimination has ignited. These are just two of the many incidents that highlight...

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...

Enemies of the Court: When Due Process is Overdue

Over the past couple of years, UCSD has been the subject of several court battles wherein its adherence to due process has been questioned by California’s legal system. Most recently, a California State Appeals...

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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....