The Daily Aztec

Choose your own life journey, not the one your parents expect of you

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Since childhood, many of us have learned to live for the validation of those around us, such as our peers, teachers or society in general. However, wanting to meet or exceed the expectations our parents have for us can be a tr...

Opinion: As we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will see a period of economic growth

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

First, the bad news. In addition to the likely hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of deaths America is prone to sustain as we weather the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also experiencing a massive economic meltdown to boot...

Your major doesn’t define you as a person

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

“What’s your major?” This is a question that we, as college students, are used to being asked on a constant basis, seemingly by everyone. From relatives who want to live vicariously through us by others who try to project...

Opinion: Strong global governance is key to addressing COVID-19

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

One of the favorite practices of the increasingly jingoistic modern American right is describing things they don’t like as globalism. The term's use generally rings hollow of harsh anti-semitic undertones — conspiracy th...

Opinion: Take care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

I sat cross-legged under the crumpled sheets of my childhood bed in an oversized t-shirt which I’d neglected to change out of for three days, consuming what most likely exceeds the serving size of cottage cheese that any sane...