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SDSU is a bubble of acceptance, it’ll be a shock when it pops

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State’s liberal, comforting and accepting environment is misleading. This environment makes many fail to realize the horror that occurs outside of this bubble, in other parts of the country. Many can attest to experiencing...

Ghosting trend should disappear

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Dating is terrifying. Halloween isn’t the only time you can be spooked. Ghosting happens regularly, leaving the one being ghosted confused and concerned. Providing closure is the best way to tell someone you are not interested...

Concerts are a good way to connect with music idols

by Jordan Rubin, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

People might not think about how old their favorite artists are. Many are the same age or even younger and have a career that most can only dream about. Some of the most successful artists in their 20’s include Lil Yachty, Khaled,...

Stress is not going away after college, and can’t be ignored

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What are your plans for after you graduate? College students are feeling the growing stress as the semester hits its midway mark, and the stress of the fall and winter seasons also begins to creep in. These seasons mean holiday...

Action required to make San Diego State campus safer

by Kaeli Leoni, Contributor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It feels unsafe walking around San Diego State late at night. In the past couple weeks, SDSU students received some unsettling news about robberies and assaults involving students walking home in the area. Recently, a girl...

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...

Sexual assault issue always swept under the rug, needs to be aired out

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Harvey Weinstein’s recent sexual assault accusations bring to light the sexual assault conversation once again. The same conversations come up every month. Gun control, racism, sexual assault — the list goes on. Instead of...

California cities need to take initiative in recreational marijuana sales

by Chance Page, Contributor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

California voters approved Proposition 64 legalizing recreational marijuana last November. There is one complication — cities and counties must approve of the legal sale of marijuana. And so far, many of them have been dragging...

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...