The Daily Aztec

Pay attention to the crisis in South Africa

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Since the summer, the African National Congress government of South Africa, under president Cyril Ramaphosa, has been looking to make changes to their constitution to allow, the seizure of land without compensation.  They plan...

Time to act on climate change

by Catherine Van Weele, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The United Nations came out with a report in October warning us if we don’t get our act together soon, the damage climate change will have on our planet will become irreversible.  The evidence of climate change has been mou...

Young people can make a difference in 2020

by Kemi Giwa, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Alas.  Campaign season has begun. Perhaps a bit early, to some — but for good reason, of course.  The primaries will be crowded, and each Democratic candidate knows they need to make their case to the American people....

We must celebrate all cultures

by Shalika Oza, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s time to celebrate our cultures, not spread hate. Growing up, I was raised with two different cultures. On one hand, I am Indian, something I am fiercely proud of, and on the other hand, I am also American. But,...

Support cruelty-free companies

by Kayla Henrikson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Cover Girl is the most recent company to proclaim themselves cruelty-free. Being cruelty-free means that a company does not test on animals, but after that, it can get a little complicated. This is an important change because if a bra...

It’s time to consider Constitution reform

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In the midterm elections this past November, one party received 59 percent of the total vote for the US Senate. One party won two more Senate seats than the other. Those are two different parties. Despite a drastic advantage...

Greatness is fading from society

by Jermelle MacLeod, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Greatness is dying out. Society is becoming more and more content with mediocrity and weakness; Nobody wants to be great and too many people are afraid of suffering and standing out from the herd of sheep. Why? My gener...

Societal issues lead to violence

by Syndey Karlos, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The United States of America obviously has a gun problem. With the continuous rise in mass shootings, we seem to be unaware of the mass amounts of violence that are not shown on the news. Why do we not talk about the multiple ...

Monogomy isn’t the only option for us

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

From a young age, we are taught we will all find our one true love.  An individual who we can commit to emotionally, romantically and sexually.  We are taught to accept monogamy as the only way we will ever truly be happil...

It’s time to end the war on vaping now

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Society needs to take a long, hard look at what the responsibility of the government is in people’s lives. Most would agree when it comes to private actions and decisions, the government has room to regulate activities th...

Is monogamy really the only option for us?

by Catherine Van Weele, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

From a young age, we are taught we will all find our one true love.  An individual who we can commit to emotionally, romantically and sexually.  We are taught to accept monogamy as the only way we will ever truly be happily in love...

Editorial: Greeks need to get it together

by The Editorial Board

November 28, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Greek life at San Diego State is in a crisis. In November 2017, Phi Kappa Theta, which counted A.S. President Chris Thomas among its members, was kicked off campus for a minimum of seven years after repeated violations of the...