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Opinion: As we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will see a period of economic growth

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

First, the bad news. In addition to the likely hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of deaths America is prone to sustain as we weather the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also experiencing a massive economic meltdown to boot...

Your major doesn’t define you as a person

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

“What’s your major?” This is a question that we, as college students, are used to being asked on a constant basis, seemingly by everyone. From relatives who want to live vicariously through us by others who try to project...

Opinion: Strong global governance is key to addressing COVID-19

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

One of the favorite practices of the increasingly jingoistic modern American right is describing things they don’t like as globalism. The term's use generally rings hollow of harsh anti-semitic undertones — conspiracy th...

Opinion: Take care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

I sat cross-legged under the crumpled sheets of my childhood bed in an oversized t-shirt which I’d neglected to change out of for three days, consuming what most likely exceeds the serving size of cottage cheese that any sane...

Universities can do more to support lower-income students

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

From in-class performance to access to high-impact practices like research and study abroad experiences, having money often opens doors and provides a fastpass to success. This unavoidable hurdle for college undergraduates must...

Be media literate with coronavirus news

by Jessica Octavio, Contributor

March 11, 2020

Over the last several weeks, San Diego State has been sending out emails about the coronavirus regarding its effect on study abroad programs and in-class meetings. There is a lot of information going around and it can be overwhelming,...

A moderate candidate is the Democratic Party’s best bet

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

On March 3, the people of California and 15 other jurisdictions casted their votes for the nominee of the Democratic party who will ultimately go on to face President Trump. After the Super Tuesday results were made public, the...

Journalists have a responsibility to vote

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Objectivity and neutrality are concepts that have been debated amongst journalists and media scholars for decades, while audiences use those concepts to test for bias.  In “Elements of Journalism,” Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel ...