The Daily Aztec

Media needs more black journalists

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

When I arrived at San Diego State as a journalism major, I set myself out to become what I quickly noticed there was not enough of in the media world: a black journalist. With Black History Month underway, I want to take a moment to ma...

Black representation matters

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The media reflects the values of the society around it. For the longest time, black voices and stories were not valued or represented. As representation started happening for the black community, it was filled with hurtful ster...

Take the initiative to educate yourself on Black History Month

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Black History Month is among us and as a black woman, I am more than grateful to acknowledge this in the spaces in which I find myself. It is truly an honor to have a month dedicated to my history and culture. I was raised to ta...

Sexualization by fraternities is a major issue

by Sam Mason, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

When I committed to San Diego State my senior year of high school, the one thing I heard time and time again was, “To survive at SDSU, you have to be involved in Greek life.”  I had never really considered joining a sorority, bu...

Our education system is failing its students

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Our desire to learn isn’t enough for American universities. We have to prove ourselves through grades and standardized testing starting from the moment our brains become capable of questioning the world around us. Our e...

Grieving over celebrities is valid

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The death of a celebrity can be historically monumental for many people. Whether the person is a singer, politician, athlete or actor, the world mourns at the news of losing an icon. We must validate these feelings.  One mi...