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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.

To Communicate Consistent Message of Purpose, UC Investment Strategy Must Hold Ethics at Higher...

As a university system struggling to fund itself, the University of California needs to put money in investments as a source of income. This practice isn’t entirely bad, even if it is done by...

Like, Share, Lie: How Facebook Enables False and Misleading News

In addition to partisanship, rhetoric and suspicious hair, the most recent election was also notable for a massive increase in news stories spread, and generated, by social media. According to Pew Research statistics, 63...

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...

Following Irreversible Results with Momentous Action

A campaign rife with the elicitation of fear and hatred has culminated in the election of Donald Trump. While these results cannot be changed, they should and they will be challenged through continuous, strategic...

By Failing to Hold Their Own Accountable, UC Regents Set Poor Standard on Sexual...

Following the alarm raised by last year’s sexual harassment cases within UC Berkeley’s administration, the University of California system showed an understanding of the need for better policies addressing sexual harassment and assault on...

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...