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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 opinion@ucsdguardian.org. 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 Editor: Student Spaces

Why is the student community indifferent to the fate of the spaces in the Original Student Center? These spaces hold historical significance for UCSD. Groundwork Books began as a book cart in the 1970s, selling...

A.S. Meddling is Nothing New But Always Worth Condemning

Editors from the UCSD Guardian’s past weigh in on the A.S. Council resolution that is attempting to censor student journalism at UCSD. Every so often, members of A.S. Council get upset with an article they’ve...

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 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...

Our Campus Should Avoid Wasting Energy

Dear Editor, My pet peeve is waste. I see it everywhere. One place is UCSD, an enlightened institute of higher education, I’m told. One example involves the use of water on campus. At the Canyonview...

Letter to the Editor – Festival Restrictions Violate Student Rights

  Dear Editor, When I was a political science student, then-professor (and now Vice Chancellor) Alan Houston assigned a book by a guy named Machiavelli. It was a cautionary tale, but apparently Houston didn’t do the...

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...

Taglit: Birthright Trip is a Compelling Experience

Dear Editor, Prior to last December, I had never been off-roading in a beat-up, mud-streaked Land Rover. I’d never ridden a camel, nor had I hiked to the ruins of an ancient Roman stronghold. I...

Addressing Statements From Editorial Wish List

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Well-being Cluster Student Advisory Board, we are writing in response to the opinion piece “What We’re Wishing for in 2014.” WCSAB is a board comprised of student representatives that...

Natural Grass Should Not Be Replaced by Turf

Dear Editor, I was sad to hear that the UCSD recreation department has decided to tear out the grass at Muir Field and replace it with synthetic turf at the end of this upcoming summer....

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