As a complement to our retrospective on 50 years of the student newspaper at UC San Diego, Triton collected conversations from three of the founders of the Triton Times, now known as The Guardian.

UC San Diego admitted a record 30,273 freshmen and 9,802 transfer
students this fall. Historically underrepresented students are up
46 percent among freshmen and 30 percent among transfers.

102,678

Record number of freshman and transfer applications for fall 2016. UC San Diego had the second highest number of applicants among all UC campuses.