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Why I don’t play post-date texting games

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last weekend I met a guy. Well, I’ve met him a few times over the course of this year. But last Saturday night my friend convinced me that this guy was into me, he was cute and that I needed to change my taste in men. So, we...

Vegas revealed need for regulations

by Gustavo Cristobal, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s been more than a week now since the shooting that occurred in Las Vegas took place. The shooter’s actions will affect everyone in the U.S. in ways that will cost certain rights and privileges. The Las Vegas shooter’s...

San Diego State should provide healthier food options

by Jordan Rubin, Contributor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State offers many restaurants students can enjoy while using their meal plan, but deciding where to eat on campus can be difficult because of the number of options. The closest and most popular restaurants can be...

Understand what #TakeAKnee really stands for

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There are dark forces haunting America — a shadow of hate has fallen over the country. While it has always been there, it is now darker than ever. President Donald Trump’s comments in Huntsville, Alabama encouraging coaches...

Hugh Hefner wasn’t a feminist, and we should stop crediting him for being one

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hugh Hefner was the ultimate advocate for the objectification of women, and with his death ends an era. But is the end of this era, one that includes the Playboy Mansion and Playboy magazine being run by Hefner himself, such a...

Should SDSU athletes kneel as a means of protest?

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Many college football players watched in amazement as NFL players joined in solidarity with former pro quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. The man who pioneered the movement a year ago within football against the injustice plaguing...

Letter: College Republicans moving too far to the right

by Ryan Price, Former Vice President of the College Republicans at SDSU

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In recent months, the San Diego State College Republicans have presented a negative and divisive message that has gained national attention. While this is not a new trend amongst College Republicans nationwide, it is particularly...

Opinion: Like it or not, social media footprints are forever

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As another news topic blows up social media newsfeeds, so do everyone’s opinions. This weekend the NFL captured America’s attention with their unifying response to Trump’s attack on players who refuse to stand for the nat...

Opinion: Make former press secretary Sean Spicer irrelevant again

by Chance Page, Contributor

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When faced with such big threats to minority rights, women’s rights and democracy in America it’s tempting to take whatever allies possible in the effort to stop these threats. This applies even to those who once sought o...

Opinion: Big brands should follow in Fenty’s footsteps

by Chloe O'Rourke, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

America was built on capitalistic ideals. Industries are driven by profit and aren’t concerned with social issues — until they can be monetized. One industry in particular has not been addressing issues consumers have b...