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Passive social media responses to Charlottesville inadequate, assertiveness is required

by Mary York, Digital Sports Editor

August 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It has been a week and the deluge of social media posts about Charlottesville finally begin to dwindle. Reactions to the violence and bold-faced racism were understandable. It has been half a century since the Civil Rights...

There is no second chance for a first (year) impression

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

August 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  The first year of college is an anxiety inducing yet exciting time, filled with decisions and new experiences. Everything is new and the first few weeks are crucial. Everyone wants to find the place they feel they b...

A letter to the freshman class of 2021

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dear Freshmen: Freshman year was one of the most difficult transitions ever. Not because I was leaving my family or childhood friends, but because it was the official transition into adulthood. Regardless, it has been th...

Transfer students are San Diego State’s hidden gems

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  Generally speaking, most college freshmen experience a mixture of anxiety, excitement and anticipation prefacing their first semester. The possibilities are endless; new friends, crazy roommates, romantic interests a...

Choosing a major based on passion rather than stability leads to happiness

by Jordan Rubin, Contributor

August 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Life doesn’t have to be about making money or having a specific job title. Passion for a career and life activities allows life to be most enjoyable. Being a college student forced with choosing a major can be very stressful,...

Regardless of Professor Graubart’s comments, threats are unnecessary and halt progression

by Victor Beck, Contributor

August 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State University professor Jonathan Graubart faced major criticism after his controversial comments regarding Senator John McCain’s recent brain cancer diagnosis. Graubart took to Facebook to express annoyance with...

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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