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Rent control will worsen California’s housing crisis. Vote ‘no’ on Prop 10

by Catherine Van Weele, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Prop 10 will be on California’s ballot this November. If passed, it will repeal the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Act. This act prevents the implementation of rent control on single-family housing and apartments built after 1995.    Prop 10...

The CA gas tax is regressive. Vote ‘yes’ on Prop 6

by Miles Streicek, Contributor

October 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In April 2017, Josh Newman, a Democratic State Senator who has since been defeated by the Republican Ling-Ling Chang, a Taiwanese immigrant, was the deciding vote to enact a disastrous increase in California’s gas and car r...

Sick of adjusting the time? ‘Yes’ on Prop 7

by Jermelle Macleod, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Proposition 7 conforms daylight saving time to federal law, which means the legislature, with a two-thirds vote, could change daylight saving time if the change is allowed by the federal government. In even simpler terms, there would...

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SDSU West and Soccer City are too confusing. Vote ‘no’ for both measures

October 31, 2018

Proposition 8 harms patients and increases healthcare costs. Vote ‘no’

by Sydney Karlos, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When I first encountered the description of Proposition 8, I thought immediately that I’d vote for it. The measure states that it “regulates the amount of outpatient kidney dialysis clinics charge for dialysis treatment.” ...

SDSU Mission Valley will benefit the region and the university for many years to come

by Stephen Welter and Joseph Johnson

October 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We have many examples of San Diego State University students taking the lead on projects that will leave a lasting impact on students today and in the future. Take for example the student vote that led to the construction of the Conrad ...

Editorial: Vote ‘yes’ on Measure G and ‘no’ on Measure E

by Editorial Board

October 31, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In 1955, the city of San Diego gave the University of California system a more-than-2,000-acre site in La Jolla overlooking the Pacific Ocean.That site would open as UC San Diego in 1960 and would help turn the San Diego region...

Let’s protect both men and women from sexual assault

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Earlier this month, the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite several women alleging that he had sexually assaulted them. Kavanaugh’s supporters in Congress, in the White House and in the public used a va...

Africa isn’t a country, it’s a continent with 54 countries

by Suma Massaley, Contributor

October 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It was my first semester as a transfer student at San Diego State and I was delighted to be sitting in my international theory class when suddenly, the unthinkable happened.  One of my classmates dubbed Africa as one of the “s...

Dating in college isn’t necessarily a bad thing

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dating for college students. Now that is a million dollar idea. When I was about to fly the coop to embark on my big four years, my mom basically had one, single piece of advice for me: Don’t get into a relationship. Y...

Put down your phone, focus on staying safe

by Hannah Goldstone, Contributor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It seems like robbery, and other crimes have died down around campus and the surrounding neighborhoods. But that’s not to say you should rest easy. People are too trusting and too oblivious to the possible dangers and perils outsid...

Knowledge gets rid of any and all fear

by Jermelle MacLeod, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. By this definition, we all have fear. But the root of this fear isn’t the fear itself, b...