Editorials

The Guardian’s Editorial Board is composed of the sitting Editor in Chief, Managing Editors, News Editors and Opinion Editors. Editorials written by the Editorial Board represent only the opinion of a majority vote of the Editorial Board, and are not meant to necessarily reflect the views of the student body, the University of California, the UC Board of Regents or the Associated Students.

UCI Must Take Firm Steps Against Racism

A fraternity at UC Irvine apologized after backlash last week, following the release of a controversial music video featuring Lambda Theta Delta member Rainier Nanquil in blackface makeup. The video included four members lip-synching to the Justin Timberlake song “Suit and Tie,” with Nanquil portraying rapper Jay-Z. ...

Council Needs Better Training for Newcomers

After roughly 30 hours of interviewing A.S. Council candidates (we did the math), and several more writing our endorsement issue, we, at The Guardian, were impressed with the many newcomers running for council positions. And yet, because those elected will receive minimal training in council protocol, it seems that they are being thrown into turbulent waters without so much as a paddle.  ...

2013-14 A.S. Council Endorsements

In case you haven’t noticed the posters, the flyers, the banners and the rave cards that have been popping up everywhere around campus over the last month, Associated Students and college council elections are this week — April 8 to April 12. ...