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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.

Giving Internships A Facelift: More Compensation, More Equity

Internships are designed to be mutually beneficial arrangements. They allow students to gain experience working in their field, while helping companies bring in talent for future employment. With that said, companies should work toward...

Converted Mini-Doubles and Averted Housing Troubles: UCSD in Need of Solutions Quickly

Ever since UC President Janet Napolitano announced that the eight undergraduate campuses would enroll an additional 5,000 California residents this academic year — 750 at UCSD alone — students have prophesied the severe consequences...

Getting and Keeping the Kids Voting

Millennials get a bad rap. We are called lazy, self-absorbed and technology-obsessed. We spend too much time on Facebook, take too many pictures of ourselves and are too involved with the lives of celebrities....

Let Them Seek Help

When it comes to discussing mental health, less is never more. Last spring, when Northern Michigan University student Katerina Klawes sought counseling from the university after being sexually assaulted, less is what she received. According...

Being a Necessity, Tampons Should Receive Tax Break — Just Not This Year

On Sept. 13, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a package of seven bills that sought to create tax breaks. Among them was AB 1561, a bipartisan bill that would have made feminine hygiene products exempt...

A Note to the Kids

Stepping onto campus after this summer break means something different for everyone. For some, it’s the entrance to what could one day be an athletic powerhouse. For some, it’s the first steps onto an...

Age of Artlessness

The official closure of the University Art Gallery marks the most recent move in the administrative removal of student art spaces from campus. At such a point, it will take much more than the...

Improvement of Alumni Relations and Campus Unity Vital to Increase Funding

UCSD administration recently announced it would continue its ambitious plan to raise over $2 billion in private donations over the next 10 years, despite setbacks and uncertainty surrounding the program. Progress toward achieving this...

Display Denied

Students gathered in the area around the Silent Tree last Wednesday morning to observe an art display consisting of seven paintings on giant boards that addressed social issues such as police brutality, voting and...

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...

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