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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.

“Fighting Fire” Uses Flawed, Biased Logic

Dear Editor: My name is Niall Twohig. I was recently interviewed by Justine Liang for the Feb. 13 piece on the May 1970 Peace Memorial. I would like to submit the following letter in response to...

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...

San Diego Zoo’s Growth Has Made it Overpriced

Dear Editor, Founder’s Day at the San Diego Zoo is the first day of each October, with free admission for everybody on that day and for children under 12 during that one month alone. Additionally, military personnel from any country receive free admission all year long.

Speaker Crosses Line in Islamophobia Lecture

Dear Editor,

On March 8, 2012 the Institute For International, Comparative and Area Studies hosted Stephen Sheehi’s (University of South Carolina) lecture titled, “Islamophobia: A Mainstream Ideological Foundation.” Approximately 50 students, five professors and a few community members attended. Apparently students could get credit for attending. Sheehi spent an hour promoting his theory that Americans practice a form of bigotry called “Islamophobia.” Sheehi accused Democrats, Republicans, white people in general, evangelicals specifically, “tea baggers”(his words) and neo-cons among many others as the legions that practice this prejudice.

College Rankings Measure More Than Just Academics

Dear Editor,  So much disparity in the recently released QS ranking! For example, Edinburgh University is the 17th best in the world but only 19th in the United Kingdom; St Andrews University is 4th in the...

Iran’s Foreign Policy Needs To Be Curbed

Dear Editor, Imagine upon returning to campus that you read this in the Guardian: “Be it resolved that ASUCSD favor with alacrity the disappearance of the cancerous tumor known as the University of California San Diego.

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...

Israelis and Palestinians Each Need Own State

Dear Editor,

In last week’s Thursday issue, a letter to the editor referring to J Street U at UCSD misrepresented both what our organization stands for and the actions we have taken in pursuit of an end to the occupation and a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 

Stig Terrebonne: Letter to the Editor

"I can't hear you, it's too dark in here!" - Patrick Star. I am recently suspecting our elected ringleader is playing us with the same empty-headed confidence and ignorance that Patrick Star uses constantly...

Bob Filner is the Best Choice for Mayor

Dear Editor, “Fighting Bob” Filner is the right choice for Mayor of San Diego. And Bob has a right to trace his political lineage to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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