The Daily Aztec

Special commentary: Equal education for minorities still lacking, needs to be addressed

by Ana Vazquez

May 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Special Commentary

There are times when I walk to class, and I pay close attention to the faces I pass. I focus closely on the movements they make, their eyes, their hands and their hair. There are times when I walk to class, and I look at the w...

Letter: Students beware of fraud IRS calls

May 2, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I came out of class one day to find that I had a missing call on my phone. I was not familiar with the number, so I decided to listen to the voicemail the caller left. An automated voice said, "Hello, this is the IRS and we have pre...

Special commentary: Lack of voter involvement in A.S. elections more complex issue than it seems, editorial missed the mark

by Chloe Sension

May 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Special Commentary

The editorial about Associated Students elections published a few weeks ago fails to recognize the shared blame of the lack of involvement in the A.S. elections this semester, the ineffective A.S. governmental structure and th...

Why the arrest of a ‘Smallville’ star has me completely shook

by Will Fritz, News Editor

April 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I can’t remember how old I was when I watched “Smallville” for the first time. The show, which premiered in 2001, depicts the life of a teenage Superman. My father, ever the superhero dork, watched it throughout my childhood. I...

Letter: USD students should hold university accountable through #MeToo movement

April 25, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

If you have watched the #MeToo movement unfold around the nation, but have no clue how it affects you directly on a daily basis, you’re not alone. That was me, until a few weeks ago, when I sat down with a friend and heard fo...

U.S. intervention in Syria will do more harm than good

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. appears to be inching closer to an intervention in Syria. The recent airstrikes carried out by the U.S., along with the United Kingdom and France, combined with open talk of a confrontation against Syria and its allies by President Donald Tru...

Special Commentary: Some university public spaces need a transformation

by Tim Briggs

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The University has ambitious plans for the future of the San Diego State campus.  San Diego voters will be asked to approve a ballot initiative authorizing the sale of the former Qualcomm Stadium site to SDSU in November.  If ...

SDSU graduation rate growth proves advancements made over the past few years

by Cassidy McCombs, Senior Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Many seniors have their eyes locked on graduation, juniors are debating the final planning stages of their last year and other San Diego State students are continuing to build their resumes with internships and work experience...

‘A Quiet Place’ can help pave the way for people with disabilities in Hollywood

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A Quiet Place was released into theaters with rave reviews. While the film is an excellent thriller and is not an overly-stereotypical alien movie, the reviews lacked the core concept that made this movie so great. The fact t...

Judging one race for smoking marijuana while commending another for doing the same is wrong

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Since the legalization of marijuana in California and states across the country, stories about cannabis businesses and yoga-friendly weed activities have spread through the media. While the legalization of marijuana is long overdue, I...