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Opinion: Like it or not, social media footprints are forever

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As another news topic blows up social media newsfeeds, so do everyone’s opinions. This weekend the NFL captured America’s attention with their unifying response to Trump’s attack on players who refuse to stand for the nat...

Opinion: Make former press secretary Sean Spicer irrelevant again

by Chance Page, Contributor

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When faced with such big threats to minority rights, women’s rights and democracy in America it’s tempting to take whatever allies possible in the effort to stop these threats. This applies even to those who once sought o...

Opinion: Big brands should follow in Fenty’s footsteps

by Chloe O'Rourke, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

America was built on capitalistic ideals. Industries are driven by profit and aren’t concerned with social issues — until they can be monetized. One industry in particular has not been addressing issues consumers have b...

ARC memberships should be free for all students

by Julie Cappielo, Contributor

September 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Health and fitness is important in society and it is especially prevalent on San Diego State’s campus. With high quality equipment and many facilities, the Aztec Recreation Center, sponsored by Associated Students, provides...

Unreasonable backlash against new ‘Black Minds Matter’ course at SDSU lacks tact

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Many people like to think that K-12 schools in America are the pillars of fairness. However —  for young black men and boys — statistics show otherwise. According to the National Education Association black boys are ...

Why we should stop arguing DACA under capitalist ideals

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is the most talked about story in America. DACA was implemented in 2012 and allows certain immigrants — specifically young undocumented adults brought here as children — to...

Professors requiring their own written work is a conflict of interest

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

It’s that time of year again. Students are faced with high textbook costs and with the pressure to purchase them to avoid a negative grade or feeling left behind. In some classes, students are required to purchase textbooks ...

Entering the school year on the right foot

by Jordan Rubin, Contributor

September 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the first week of classes came to an end, and the stress of finding classes seems to disappear, many are not aware of what lies ahead.  Syllabus week can be the easiest time to relax and get some last minute partying in. B...