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Arming school teachers is not the answer to campus safety debate

by Maya Parella, Contributor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Debate arose on whether teachers should be armed in order to protect their students following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This is just the latest event in the mass shooting epidemic that...

Why students should vote ‘no’ on ARC Referendum and how it will hold AS accountable

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

>Read the case for 'yes' here. On the surface, the Aztec Recreation Center Referendum seems like ideal progress for San Diego State. The gym gets crowded by students during the day, and a larger gym would be nice for the students that use it. F...

Why every student should vote ‘yes’ on ARC Referendum and how it will improve SDSU

by Mayer Pohold, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

>Read the case for 'no' here. The time is fast approaching for San Diego State’s student body to vote on the ARC Referendum that would expand the Aztec Recreation Center. While this also would mean a $195-per-semester...

Stop directly correlating gun violence with mental health issues

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Debate has emerged in the aftermath of the mass shooting that claimed the lives of 17 people at a Florida high school over how best to fix the rampant gun violence that has plagued the U.S. for years. One of the most comm...

Letter: Recent decision to make Aztec identity task force anonymous is unwarranted

February 21, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

“The single most important ingredient in the recipe for success is transparency because transparency builds trust,” said Denise Morris, President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company If only San Diego State President Sally...

Tuition price hike will make out-of-state students pay the price

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The California State University Board of Trustees postponed its vote on the fall 2018 tuition increase to May due to lack of funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget. Brown’s budget includes millions of dollars less than ...

Let people grieve Glee star, Mark Salling’s, death in peace

by Maya Parella, Contributor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Controversy erupted across social media about whether  Mark Salling deserves sympathy following his suicide. Salling, who is famous for his role as Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the Fox TV show Glee, hanged himself at a river near...

How the U.S. is dangerously pushing away a loyal ally

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Most attendees greeted the unified Korean Olympic team with applause as they entered the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. One notable exception to this was the Vice President of...

Being politically correct halts progression and conversation

by Ryan Price, Contributor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  The political correctness debate commenced following President Trump's comment calling Haiti and African nations "sh*tholes.” The overuse of terms such as microaggressions and safe spaces, as well as cases where students...