The Daily Aztec

Letter: Recent decision to make Aztec identity task force anonymous is unwarranted

February 21, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

“The single most important ingredient in the recipe for success is transparency because transparency builds trust,” said Denise Morris, President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company If only San Diego State President Sally...

Tuition price hike will make out-of-state students pay the price

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The California State University Board of Trustees postponed its vote on the fall 2018 tuition increase to May due to lack of funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget. Brown’s budget includes millions of dollars less than ...

Let people grieve Glee star, Mark Salling’s, death in peace

by Maya Parella, Contributor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Controversy erupted across social media about whether  Mark Salling deserves sympathy following his suicide. Salling, who is famous for his role as Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the Fox TV show Glee, hanged himself at a river near...

How the U.S. is dangerously pushing away a loyal ally

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Most attendees greeted the unified Korean Olympic team with applause as they entered the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. One notable exception to this was the Vice President of...

Being politically correct halts progression and conversation

by Ryan Price, Contributor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  The political correctness debate commenced following President Trump's comment calling Haiti and African nations "sh*tholes.” The overuse of terms such as microaggressions and safe spaces, as well as cases where students...

Why is hate speech still protected in 2018?

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

White supremacist groups are trying to recruit college students on campuses nationwide. These groups are notorious for their spread of hate speech, but the First Amendment still protects them in 2018. The Anti-Defemation Le...

Procrastination can be beneficial, so slow down and enjoy life

by Cassidy McCombs, Senior Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A moment in time is hard to define these days. An hour feels short one day and long the next, or changes throughout the day based on what is happening. While this seems straight forward – time is after all a social construc...

President Adela de la Torre can be an advocate for women and minorities at SDSU

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State has just named Adela de la Torre as the university’s new permanent president. In addition to being only the ninth person to serve this post, de la Torre is also the first woman — and the first Latino — to...

Commuters should be given same benefits as other students on campus

by Chloe O’Rourke, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State’s number of undergraduate applications soared to an all time high for fall 2018. The total number of applications reached 93,610 — more than any other CSU. The rise in applications is beneficial to the university, how...

Special Commentary: Associated inaction — the issues that plague our student government

by Armando Sepulveda

February 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Special Commentary

Public service has been in my blood for as long as I can remember. From a young age I participated in school government, whether it be safety patrol or running for class president. I knew that all I wanted to do was to help people. Once...

Special Commentary: Housing office shouldn’t have neglected students in Maya

by Gianna Wood

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Here is how the Maya mold situation happened. It all started one day in the beginning of December when a pair of girls moved out of their dorms because they found large amounts of mold in their rooms. Leading many of us to search...