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New city ordinance changes and SDSU’s Sophomore Success Program bad news for students

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnists

November 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

New housing policy and city ordinance changes are poised to adversely affect the San Diego State Greek community for years to come. In addition to SDSU’s new Sophomore Success Program, the city of San Diego passed a new housing...

Presidential campaigns ignored policy

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The confetti has been swept, the speeches given and stories written. On TV pundits will continue to opine on the national and local ramifications of this race or that, but for all intents and purposes our long national nightmare is...

Letter to the Editor: No shame in voting for Trump

by Breeana Leyva, English junior

November 9, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Sydney Sweeney’s article “Why do Millennials back Trump?” is saturated in her emotions, rather than any facts. One of these claims which Sweeney states is that anyone who agrees with conservative values is preserving “a sy...

Letter: Emotional Trump story lacked facts

November 3, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor, Sydney Sweeney's article "Why do Millennials back Trump?" is saturated in emotion, not fact. One of the claims Sweeney makes is that anyone who agrees with conservative values is preserving a "systematically discriminatory...

Modern activism makes a lot of noise but doesn’t get a lot of results

by John Ciulla, Contributor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Modern activism has become more about being provocative than pursuing tangible results.

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Millennial Trump supporters should realize what that says about them

by Sydney Sweeney, Staff Columnist

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Progressives are embroiled in a battle against the return of the type of society Trump and his supporters envision, one in which everyone other than white men were worse off

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Time to call right-wing extremism what it is: radical Christian terror

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A common fear expressed in anti-immigrant, anti-refugee and anti-Muslim rhetoric is the threat terrorism coming out of these sometimes-insular communities. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has often repeated the (untrue)...

What Ken Bone’s fame can tell us about the election

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

October 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Kenneth Bone won the second Presidential debate. His immediate rise to fame exemplified the public’s desire to escape the inevitability of a Clinton or Trump presidency. Bone, an energy worker, asked how the candidates’ en...