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Ivanka Trump’s brand rightfully out of fashion

by Sydney Sweeney, Senior Staff Columnist

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In both design and price, Ivanka Trump garments – ironically made in China and Hong Kong – are ordinary and comparable to those of cheaper labels sold at Kohl’s or J.C. Penny.

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SDSU Journalism students must look outside JMS program to learn select skills

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“In one semester abroad, I felt more prepared for my future career as a magazine journalist than in all my time at State combined.”

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When is ‘OK’ sex not ‘OK?’

by Andrea Lopez-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor

February 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Grabbing Back, Opinion

People’s sexual desires are often different, and what might seem normal to one is completely taboo to another.

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Protests are fine, but it’s action that affects change

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Real change is realized only when people aren’t merely part-time activists who fall back into passivity once the hype of a situation dies down.

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Israel-Palestine not an all-or-nothing issue

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The situation in the Middle East is complicated, and as someone from Israel who visits every year, I can confirm the conflicts are not as black and white as they are often portrayed. In the tensions between Palestine and Israel,...

Despite questionable quality, ‘Fifty Shades’ resonates with audiences

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

February 15, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Another film from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise, “Fifty Shades Darker,” was released just in time for Valentine’s day. For many, the series of novels have become a socially acceptable form of pornography, and...

‘Viceland’ is a shallow dive into racial issues

by Danny Dyer, Contributor

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Racial confrontation is the selling point for Viceland’s newest documentary series “Hate Thy Neighbor.” Hosted by bearded British comedian Jamali Maddix, the series attempts to dissect the mindsets of the most radical hat...

Don’t cave to commercial pressure on Valentine’s Day

by Andrea Lopez-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor

February 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Grabbing Back, Opinion

In Spanish, Valentine’s Day is known as El día del amor y la amistad, which translates to “friendship and love day.” Growing up, that meant friends and family would tell each other how much they appreciated one another and s...