About The MQ

The MQ is UCSD’s premier satirical newspaper. Founded in 1989ish, we strive to offer a critical (read: self-aware, responsibly-grown) perspective on real (read: sorta real) stories that matter to (read: show up on the Facebook feeds of) and affect (read: gently caress) the lives of our readers (read: “humans”).

You can find us every Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Muir College’s Half Dome Lounge.

There’s always something to do, from writing, editing, and copying to Photoshopping, InDesigning, illustrating, or publicizing. Absolutely no experience required, only the ability to find us. I’ll be wearing a red feather in my hat.

— Barak Tzori, Editor-In-Chief 2016-2017

The MQ is proud to be a Muir College student organization. Printing funds for The MQ are generously provided by the Muir College Council.

All content is copyright © 2021 by The MQ unless superseded by previous condition of copyright, license, or trade dress. No portion of this paper may be reproduced, transcribed, or otherwise retransmitted without the express written consent of the Editor-in-Chief of The MQ, or at least a meaningful head nod of the Editor-in-Chief of The MQ.


We’ve come to a point in which, after a long while, not all our printing costs are covered by the university. So if you want to donate and write off some taxes, we’d really appreciate it. Visit the donation site and search for “Muir Quarterly”.


A huge, huge, we love you thank you to all the following wonderful folks, but we duped ya! All you get in return is your name here and a small amount of gratification. 

Riley Mallory, Dr. Sean T. Powell MD, Phillip Hodgson, Daniel Jackson, Hilary Morefield, Kristin Muench, Geoffrey Moss, Kevin Chu, Colin Parent, Sora Chee, Adam Armstead, Andrew Deneris, Nicole Teixeira

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