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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 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 Drought in California

Dear Editor of UCSD Guardian: I am currently a junior student who major in Computer Science in UCSD. Today I am writing to you to talk about the draught issue right now in California. On April 6,...

Post-Doc Scholars Unfairly Denied Health Benefits

Dear Editor, For the thousands of international students and researchers who come to U.S. universities each year, the academy is seen as a beacon of opportunity, where the people who work the hardest and have the best ideas rise to the top.

Graffiti Hall Closure Stifles Student Voices

Dear Editor, UCSD Vice Chancellor Gary C. Matthews’ yearly base salary is $275,000. His newly enacted policy on Graffiti Hall — which resulted in the arrest of Dean Burdeaux, a psychology major from the senior...

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...

Crafts Center’s Sudden Closure Was Easy Funding Solution That Will Only Damage UCSD’s Reputation

Did you know that not one staff member or student within the Crafts Center was notified of the closure prior to Sept. 26, only a mere nine days from the start of the first class? I would be horrified as an instructor to find out via email that my job no longer exists.

Letter to the Editor

Satirists’ Poor Taste Will Hurt Their Job Prospects Dear Editor, We understand that there is quite a controversy over the small satire publication, the Koala, which was recently profiled by the New York Times. We at...

Humans Should End the Cycle of Dolphin Death

Dear Editor, Dolphins. Smart, majestic, graceful and beautiful. Four words that fail to capture the amount of importance that dolphins have on their ecosystem. You see, dolphins are what smart scientists like to call a “bio-indicator.” This basically means that because dolphins are so high on the food chain, if something happens to dolphins, then something else will definitely be wrong with the environment.

Election Should Not Be Decided By Corporations ww

Dear Editor,

The U.S. Supreme Court sold our democracy without our consent.  Now we must act.

Letter to the Editor: Recycling on Campus

Hello. My name is Katherine Ha. I am a junior transfer student at UCSD. I am writing to you to talk about the issue of recycling that we have on campus. Although we have...

Obama Wrongly Endorsed Military Drones in Speech

Dear Editor, Although the State of the Union speech was focused on the economy, the President defended the secretive CIA drone program, which targets suspected militants overseas, including Americans.


Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

Students and faculty collected outside Geisel Library to demonstrate against the executive order President Trump issued on March 6 revising restrictions that he placed...

Students Determined Addresses Candidate Filing Inconsistencies

The Students Determined slate released a statement this afternoon explaining two inconsistencies between the filing of their candidates on the official A.S. elections page...

The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall....