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Carpools might be the cure for campus congestion

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Columnist

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Providing a carpool option would be a start to making SDSU an eco-friendly and forward-thinking campus.

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Materialism causes divide between people

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s important to keep in mind what materialism can do to individuals and societies as a whole.

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Social media stars dim the issues

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

April 26, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Pop culture celebrities who are aware of their popularity on social media are monetizing Hollywood’s toxic culture while their young followers are perpetuating the cycle.

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Study abroad requirement creates hardships for students

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Columnist

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Studying abroad is the new black. What used to be a program required for international majors has now become a stereotypical experience for most college students. While most students seem to capitalize on the opportunity to spend...

Letter: May Day walk-out advocates for important causes

April 26, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

For many decades May Day was celebrated as International Workers’ Day in most countries around the world except for the country of its birth, the United States. 2006 suddenly put the holiday back on the map in the U.S. in a...

Greek life is more than just parties

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Greek life has more to it than meets the eye

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Missing D.C. girls are more than a hashtag

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Natalee Holloway and Elizabeth Smart were household names growing up. I was young, but I vividly remember my parents pointing to these girls as reasons for me to stay home instead of attending my classmate’s birthday party or...

Students pay for their dorms, so why are they locked out during breaks?

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State requires non-local freshmen to live on campus during their first year. The new “Sophomore Success” program will also require non-local sophomores to live on campus, beginning with the 2017 freshman class. On-campus...

MMA fighters risk their lives to ‘make weight’

by Danny Dyer, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Mixed Martial Arts have ballooned into an international phenomenon over the past decade. Whether it is the cobra-like ground gyrations of Jujutsu, the mighty body slams of Judo or the crowd-favored fist fight exchanges, MMA is...

Technology is not the ‘death of dating’

by Andrea Lopez-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Grabbing Back, Opinion

So we switched dinner and a movie to “Netflix and chill” – so what?

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