Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Home Opinion Editorials

Editorials

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.

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...

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...