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Passover an opportunity to reflect on priorities

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

April 12, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Passover isn’t merely a dietary change, but rather a holiday that promotes connection and unity.

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Transgender day of visibility highlights civil and human rights

by Chloe O'Rourke, Staff Columnist

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Transgender day of visibility is not just a day to acknowledge trans individuals, but a day to come together and support a community under attack. Over the past year trans rights have been scaled back, from being denied access...

What is the true cost of cheap eats?

by Cassidy McCombs, Contributor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Who doesn’t want to find a local food joint that serves authentically tasty cheap food? Many online food blogs have grown in popularity by releasing lists that feature cheap spots with food — such as street tacos or tikka...

Trendy photo-ops distract from genuine experiences

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

San Diego is home to tons of unique restaurants, bars, coffee shops and murals — places that make for great Instagram pictures. Many have been labeled as “trendy” spots to Instagram in various magazines and blogs. Take a...

Trump budget proposal an assault on arts and culture

by Sydney Sweeney, Senior Staff Columnist

March 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump thinks arts and culture are trivial. At least that is what he is communicating to Americans. Last week his administration released a partial outline of the 2018 federal budget that threatens four independent cultural...

Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ puts taboos to the test

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

March 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test,” goes the famous line from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Disney took it literally this time in its just released live-action adaptation. Usually Disney s...

Universities should be prepared to step up if Planned Parenthood’s funding is cut

by Chloe O'Rourke, Contributor

March 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

One of the most heated current political debates concerns the issue of Planned Parenthood and female reproductive rights. Planned Parenthood has been providing services to women since 1970, but after the recent election the o...

A.S. resolution combats anti-Semitism, not free speech

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

March 16, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

There have been several anti-Semitic attacks against Jewish students at SDSU during the last few years.

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Readily available HIV-prevantative drug not well known or publicized

by Andrea López-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Grabbing Back, Opinion

More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) according to a 2013 report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The report found 51 percent of those people were unaware...