Thursday, June 29, 2017

Op-Ed: Community Choice Energy Key Player In Local Climate Change Policy

Deep in the flood of disturbing reports, policy changes and sardonic commentary flowing from Washington D.C., the Trump administration has been recklessly undoing the environmental policy work of the Obama administration.   Trump’s commitment to...

There Goes a Gayborhood

Hillcrest, otherwise known as San Diego’s “gayborhood” much like Los Angeles’ West Hollywood, has served as a local bastion for gay community and activism for decades. Unique for the peaceful juxtaposition of its frenetic...

Letter to the Editor: Nancy Friedlander on the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UC San Diego has had a strongly beneficial effect on La Jolla’s inclusiveness and diversity. For example, when UCSD’s location was chosen, La Jolla had realty practices banning Jews, African-Americans, foreign nationals, and other...

Letters to the Editor: International Edition

Dear Editor of the Guardian, As a woman ‘of pensionable age’ born in London and brought up in Cornwall by right wing ‘British’ parents, I’m considered to be 100-percent British. No fear for me of...

By Maintaining Outside Board Positions, Serving Chancellors Downgrade University Students as Priority

After a scandalous reveal of the many side jobs of former UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi, one could only assume that her replacement would not be involved in such controversial activities. It seems, however,...

Saving Room for Residents: Greater Accessibility to UC Requires More than Cap

Katherine Uriarte, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, was the first in her family to attend college. In high school, she received fives on six Advanced Placement exams, had a near-perfect GPA, scored extremely high...

Sharks in the Water: Risk a Bite or Find a New Site?

Twenty people attacked, eight fatal: these are the stats for unprovoked shark attacks since 2011 on Reunion Island, a small island and region of France located off the southeast coast of Africa. The ocean...

Obama-Era Gun Control Legislation Fuels Stigma Against Disability and Disorder

Gun control remains a standard part of just about any liberal platform in this country, while for the most part we relegate stances against gun control to conservatives. However, many limitations on gun rights...

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...

Empowerment, not Entitlement: My Generation Y

“Millennials are lazy, narcissistic and entitled,” writes the baby boomer author of an article inevitably containing at least one image of a teenager taking a selfie. This tired characterization seems almost inescapable in the...