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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.

Students Should Rally to Change Higher Ed

Dear Editor: The passage of the “Long-Term Stability Plan for Tuition and Financial Aid” by the UC Board of Regents marks another milestone in the almost four-decade long transformation of the UC system. Concocted behind...

California Must Rethink Cal Grant Requirements

Dear Editor, San Diego-based Bridgepoint, whose Ashford University has come under fire for high dropout rates and overspending on recruiting new students (see: 30-second spots on Super Bowl Sunday and during the London Olympics), said that it is making several changes to boost student success — including the requirement that students who take online courses be at least 22 years old (unless they already have an college degree), and suspending new enrollments for its two programs (business and organizational management) that have had among the highest dropout rates. 

AAA Org Should Allow Open Dialogue

Dear Editor,

The registered student organization “Awareness and Action for Autism” is having a benefit concert at the Loft, in a week, with the proceeds going to an organization called NFAR. This event has a Facebook event, with a wall where participants can post. 

Letter to the Editor: UCSD Bus Stop and Public Transportation

Dear UCSD Guardian, I am junior at Eleanor Roosevelt College this letter is to suggest some useful modification which will benefit those who use the public transportation. Firstly, I must say that university’s public transportations, both university...

UCSD Partly At Fault for Students’ Ignorance of Islam

Dear Editor, Although I often joke about it, many of the UCSD students whom I talk to concerning Islam are still ignorant when it comes to which term (Islam or Muslim) designates the religion and which the follower. I don’t mean to discourage people from asking me this, or any other questions regarding Islam, but the failure to pass this basic litmus test makes me question how much the UCSD campus and the overall climate for and toward Muslims have changed over the years.

New Transfer Policy Risks Over-Enrollment

Dear Editor, UniversityLink at UCSD will replace — next year — the Transfer Admission Guarantee program that was discontinued in 2012. To be eligible for the program, a student’s family income cannot exceed $40,000 a...

November Witch Strikes Early on The Great Lakes: Democrats Go Fown with the Edmond...

The unthinkable electoral loss of Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania sank the political fortunes of Hillary Clinton like the gales of November through America’s rustbelt. These must-win states were meant as a firewall, but...

Kholsa Needs to Prove Promises Have Substance

Dear Chancellor Khosla,

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Literature as well as an affiliated faculty of Ethnic Studies and the Critical Gender Studies Program.

Letter to the Editor – Campus Politics

Dear Editor, I write to you regarding the opinion column that was printed in issue of the UCSD Guardian, titled “Students: Be Aware of Campus Politics.” The decision to publish this column does not...

Students Need to Educate Themselves About Palestine

Dear Editor, On March 14, 2013, the Associated Students of UCSD voted to endorse a resolution to divest from corporations profiting from the sale of weapons to the Israeli government.


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