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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...

LETTER: 30,000 seat MLS, Aztec stadium is small time

February 1, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

A 30,000-seat stadium, like the StubHub Center, would relegate SDSU to its rightful position in the athletic hierarchy — Nowheresville!

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OPINION: We need leadership from Republicans; not lip service

by Pabel Lopez, Contributor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

These so-called leaders must be held accountable, either at the ballot box or in the courts.

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OPINION: Halting refugee resettlement on Holocaust Remembrance Day tone deaf, insensitive and abhorent

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

February 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. is a diverse nation, and among it population are people whose families who have been affected by a previous generations’ refusal to admit refugees.

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