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Nordstrom transformation made me realize my own growth

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

It was like the women’s march — only less political, less pink and quite bougie. Consumerism at its finest. Where gourmet yogurt parfaits and mini donuts topped with edible gold beads are served. The Nordstrom grand reopening...

Professors requiring their own written work is a conflict of interest

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

It’s that time of year again. Students are faced with high textbook costs and with the pressure to purchase them to avoid a negative grade or feeling left behind. In some classes, students are required to purchase textbooks ...

Studying abroad is a necessary college experience for all

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

September 3, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

A regret many adults have following their college education may be not having spent time abroad. Whether it be studying, interning or working in another country, nothing should stop a student from spending time abroad. This ...

Resurfaced tweets reveal bigotry and disturbing levels of anti-Semitism too close to home

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Columnist

August 25, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

The United States is unrecognizable. America’s reality is now that of a nation afflicted with violent protests and rabid discrimination. Charlottesville, Virginia exposed itself as a cesspool for neo-Nazis and the Klu Klux ...

Social media stars dim the issues

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

April 26, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Pop culture celebrities who are aware of their popularity on social media are monetizing Hollywood’s toxic culture while their young followers are perpetuating the cycle.

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Technology is not the ‘death of dating’

by Andrea Lopez-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Grabbing Back, Opinion

So we switched dinner and a movie to “Netflix and chill” – so what?

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Passover an opportunity to reflect on priorities

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

April 12, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Passover isn’t merely a dietary change, but rather a holiday that promotes connection and unity.

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A.S. resolution combats anti-Semitism, not free speech

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

March 16, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

There have been several anti-Semitic attacks against Jewish students at SDSU during the last few years.

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