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Obama oversteps US role in Libya

by Jacob Clark

April 4, 2011

Filed under Opinion

On March 19, 112 tomahawk cruise missiles hit surface-to-air missiles in Libya, sparking yet another U.S. conflict on foreign soil. For the past few months, we’ve experienced somewhat of a revolutionary roller coaster. With...

Civil unions are modern day segregation

by Stacey Oparnica

April 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Debating whether or not to legalize same-sex marriage is not for the faint of heart. Oftentimes, it yields a firestorm of disputes about religion, traditionalism, the right to privacy and issues of equality. Those in opposi...

Sustainable housing must remain affordable

by Randy Wilde

April 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Spring is here. Let the Craigslist browsing and neighborhood reconnaissance missions begin. The race is on to figure out next year’s housing situation. Price and location are always imperative criteria for this difficult operation....

Why you should vote for Gruidl and Stewart

by Tom Hammel

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Today is the last day of the Associated Students election. If you’re surprised to hear the news, I don’t blame you. After spending two weeks covering the A.S. campaigns for The Daily Aztec, I will wholeheartedly tell you voter ...

No checks on accountability in A.S. election

by Chris Pocock

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

We’ve all graduated high school, but it’s a little premature to say the campaign strategies of Associated Students candidates have grown much from the pimples and prom dress days of past years. While the budget for our stud...

Elections have not received balanced coverage

by Staff

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

This letter was submitted to The Daily Aztec in response to Leonardo Castaneda’s opinion column“New A.S. candidates challenge A.S. status quo,” which ran on Wednesday, March 23. Integrity – a person’s integrity, or...

Two-week campaigns produce shallow elections

by John Anderson

March 23, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The media maelstrom that passed through the U.S. during the last presidential election saturated daily life with material about Decision 2008. Candidates campaigned for well more than a year, roughly a quarter of the time they...

New A.S. candidates challenge status quo

by Leonardo Castaneda

March 23, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Associated Students at San Diego State has perfected a system where like — minded successors are routinely shaped from the same mold and virtually assured electoral victory. The vast majority of these officers are groomed within the Gree...

Gentlemen, get HPV vaccines for the ladies

by John Anderson

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Chivalry is dead. No longer do women wait for men to throw their coats on muddy puddles. No longer does society demand they rely on men for a standard of living, or for protection. Women are more in control of their lives than...

Corrupt online universities steal financial aid

by Brody Burns

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

As the annual financial aid filing deadline approaches, along with the looming possibility of heavier financial burdens in your quest for higher education, it is important to realize any real possibility of receiving more federal financial aid ...

A.S Vice Presidential Candidates

by Staff

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

JEFF PLOURD After climbing the corporate ladder of Associated Students since his freshman year, Sigma Chi’s stoic figurehead, Jeff Plourd, proved a formidable vice presidential candidate in the A.S. debates last week. With a running history of held po...

Demand labels for genetically modified produce

by Stacey Oparnica

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

What’s really in a hot dog? Apparently animal hearts, kidneys and livers aren’t uncommon ingredients. It’s disgusting, yes. But mysterious, mechanically separated organ links are the least of your worries. Where your ...