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Do more for depressed college students

Do more for depressed college students

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // August 26, 2015

Shortly after Robin Williams’ suicide, clinical psychologist Michael Friedman offered sobering commentary about the illness that perhaps triggered the...

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A genocide centennial demands recognition

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // April 28, 2015

It was four months ago when I first heard the words, “Armenian genocide.” I was standing outside of an Armenian Christian church in the Old City...

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Anti-Semitic posts divest from social progress

Anti-Semitic posts divest from social progress

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // April 14, 2015

For many modern day Jews across the world, April is a time to reflect upon the historic perseverance of the Jewish people in the face of adversity and...

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Combat hate with compassion

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // March 23, 2015

Whenever evangelical extremists come to San Diego State, to preach their sermons of “whoredom” and “sodomy,” there always seems to be a crowd that...

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Japanese bar takes guests on a trip

Japanese bar takes guests on a trip

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // March 5, 2015

It’s been four years since I left Japan, and I haven’t been able to find a restaurant that perfectly encapsulates the perfect feeling of “home”...

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Media reports assault values

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // March 2, 2015

It was not very long ago I wrote an opinion column demanding for Greek Life, in all of its debauchery, to be eliminated from the face of San Diego State....

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Access to privilege exists in more ways than one

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // February 8, 2015

One could argue that I’m the “token minority.” I’m Japanese, part African American and gay; three minorities who, historically, haven't exactly...

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Time to abolish Greek corruptions

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // January 26, 2015

In 1986, it was in response to a series of rape allegations and alcohol abuse occurring at San Diego State fraternities that Vice President of Student...

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Students brew craft beer future

by Anthony Berteaux, Senior Staff Writer // December 4, 2014

To beer or not to beer? That is the question for many students figuring out their class schedules for the spring semester. However, we’re not talking...

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Respect feminism for its rightful meaning

by Anthony Berteaux // December 1, 2014

"Are you like, a feminist or something?" This is often the joke made when one of my friends and I discuss women’s rights and gender equality. Without...

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Review: Dear White People, satire addressing real-life racism

Review: Dear White People, satire addressing real-life racism

by Anthony Berteaux, Senior Staff Wrier // November 24, 2014

As the end credits of “Dear White People” began to roll, I snapped back to reality. Alongside the names of the people involved in the film was a montage...

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Unpopular opinions spur student dialogue

by Anthony Berteaux, Senior Staff Columnist // November 24, 2014

As opinion writers for this fine paper, receiving enraged accusatory comments is a weekly norm. There is a constant flow of livid messages and dispersed...

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