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The Guardian welcomes letters from its readers. All letters must be addressed, and written, to the editor of the Guardian and sent to [email protected] Letters are limited to 500 words, and all letters must include the writer’s name, college and year, department or city of residence. A maximum of three signatories per letter is permitted. The Guardian Editorial Board reserves the right to edit for length, accuracy, clarity and civility and reserves the right to reject letters for publication. Due to the volume of mail we receive, we do not confirm receipt or publication of a letter.

Letter to the Editor: The Problem with Administration’s Approaches to Diversity

Dear Editor: Recent scholarship in higher education teaches us that college campuses are complex networks of diverse communities produced by different histories and micro-cultures. Each of them therefore requires specific tools for academic success. Across...

Op-Ed: Put Voters First – Yes on 54

From dark money to unparalleled time in front of legislators, special interests have almost unchecked power on the political process at the expense of everyday citizens. It’s easy to understand the public’s frustration with...

Daniel J. Smiechowski: How an Underfunded Candidate can Worm onto the San Diego City...

Money is not always the milk of politics, and perception is not always reality. Have you ever wondered where all those contributions go in City Council elections? There is only so much campaigning one...

Daniel Watts: Letter to the Editor

Editor,   Your May 11th editorial foolishly called on the university to prevent Greek students from receiving campus-sponsored scholarships because fraternities and sororities discriminate on the basis of sex. Your call to action is unconstitutional...

Letters to the Editor: Read Two Alumni’s Perspectives on the Vote for UCSD’s Move...

Pro I would like to take a moment to address a campus issue that is extremely important to me: the upcoming vote to move our athletics program into the NCAA Division I. I write this...

Dr. Mariscal: Letter to the Editor

The recent anti-Mexican chalking across campus does not constitute a UCSD crisis. The same graffiti appeared at UC Santa Barbara and has popped up around the country. It is a coordinated prank coming out...

Letter to the Editor: Overconsumption in America

To the editor: Overconsumption has poisoned the well of America—not that the well was completely pure in the first place. When speaking on the topic of overconsumption, one generally skips ahead to the topic of capitalism and...

Letter to the Editor: The United States’ Faltering Education System

Good Afternoon, I am a student from the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and am emailing you today in regards to the education dilemma that now faces our country. A peer of mine just completed...

Letter to the Editor: UCSD Watering System

Dear Editor of Guardian, My name is Zui Chen, and I am a first-year student from Sixth College. I think that the watering system on campus needs improving. Every night the vegetation on campus gets...

Letter to the Editor: UCSD Shuttles and MTS Buses

Dear editor, It is clear that our campus will never be able to cut down the shuttle services in order to build more spaces for bicyclists and pedestrians. UCSD shuttles and the busses from the Metropolitan Transit...

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