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U.S. is in crisis and turning to European ideals can be the solution

by Ryan Price, Contributor

March 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It was apparent after I spent a semester in Germany how negatively Americans are perceived by Europeans right now. Talking to a diverse range of Europeans made it clear people from all over the world are losing trust and resp...

It’s about time students took a stand against gun violence

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting sparked a movement across the nation advocating for gun reform. That movement hit San Diego State University with Wednesday’s SDSU Walkout for Gun Violence Prevention. Since the shooting ...

People of color should be able to celebrate Black Panther without cries for inclusion

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

After the release of Black Panther I thought, “Finally, this is our movie, a movie for black people.” After I said this, someone asked me why it has to be a movie for black people. Why can’t everyone be excited for it...

Pretending your dog is a service animal is disrespectful and selfish

by Chelsey Crowne, Contributor

March 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Loving your pet too much can put people with disabilities at risk. Buying a vest off of Amazon, pretending your unqualified pet is a service dog and taking them into public spaces damages common perception of what the purpose ...

Letter: Public relations and propaganda are not interchangeable

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The editorial, University has a clear transparency problem, was  great. Just one note, however, that I must raise with you in my capacity as a public relations educator, editor of the Journal of Public Relations Research an...

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...