The Daily Aztec

‘America first’ trade policy is bad for the US

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

In 2015 and 2016, Donald Trump ran a campaign that exploited the ignorance of many voters on the benefits of free trade to gain popularity in certain uneducated sects of the American populace. In his ignorant tirades against co...

Kaepernick’s protest is a utilization of free speech

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem for the first time in August  2016. It took a few months for any outrage to begin, but once people noticed it, the outrage started pouring in against him and the ...

Media needs more black journalists

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

When I arrived at San Diego State as a journalism major, I set myself out to become what I quickly noticed there was not enough of in the media world: a black journalist. With Black History Month underway, I want to take a moment to ma...

Black representation matters

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The media reflects the values of the society around it. For the longest time, black voices and stories were not valued or represented. As representation started happening for the black community, it was filled with hurtful ster...

Take the initiative to educate yourself on Black History Month

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Black History Month is among us and as a black woman, I am more than grateful to acknowledge this in the spaces in which I find myself. It is truly an honor to have a month dedicated to my history and culture. I was raised to ta...

Sexualization by fraternities is a major issue

by Sam Mason, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

When I committed to San Diego State my senior year of high school, the one thing I heard time and time again was, “To survive at SDSU, you have to be involved in Greek life.”  I had never really considered joining a sorority, bu...