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Opinion Cartoons: 12-1-10

by Staff

December 1, 2010

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Opinion Cartoons: 12-1-10

by Staff

December 1, 2010

Filed under Opinion

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SDSU competes with UC research

by Staff

December 1, 2010

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By Alyssa Clark, Staff Columnist Thanks to San Diego State’s dedicated researchers, students and faculty, the boat of our “trade school” reputation has been seriously rocked. Our BioScience Center has implemented ...

Illegal immigrants allowed in-state tuition

by Staff

December 1, 2010

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By Paige Nordeen, Senior Staff Columnist It’s nothing new: California is in the throes of a major budget crisis. There have been numerous attempts and countless theories attempting to pull us out of the hole we’ve fal...

Credit card debt plagues college students

by Staff

December 1, 2010

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By Leonardo Castaneda, Staff Columnist Sean Moyer dreamed of attending law school. He was a National Merit Scholar, studying at Oklahoma University. When Moyer was just a freshman, he reached for the common credit card crutch to try t...

Prisons overcrowded with returning inmates

by Staff

November 30, 2010

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By Randy Wilde, Staff Columnist Beyond all the fearmongering and apocalyptic rhetoric surrounding the California budget crisis, some serious issues have been forgotten. Our state prison system is overcrowded with returning i...

FDA slaps new warnings on cigarette packs

by Staff

November 29, 2010

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By Paige Nordeen, Senior Staff Columnist Cancer, lung disease, stroke, emphysema. Typically, any person would be able to connect these words to one culprit: Cigarettes. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration believes Americans are too uninformed to understa...

TSA airport scanners protect our nation

by Staff

November 21, 2010

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By Patrick Walsh, Senior Staff Columnist One of our city’s finest made headlines across America last week. John Tyner, 31, of Oceanside was ejected from San Diego International Airport after refusing to participate in the newly dep...

Laziness is not root cause of homelessness

by Staff

November 21, 2010

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By Stacey Oparnica, Staff Columnist People love to complain. Think about it. How often do you hear your friends grumbling about fairly trivial events? All you have to do is linger on Facebook for about 20 minutes and the gloomy, theatrical statuses will ...

Strong families will save black community

by Staff

November 16, 2010

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By Patrick Walsh, Senior Staff Columnist For all the apparent advances the black community has made, it still faces grinding levels of poverty and imprisonment. This group in particular suffers from rampant drug use, crime and viol...

Cooks Source preys on online articles

by Staff

November 15, 2010

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By Paige Nordeen, Senior Staff Columnist We live in a fast-paced, technologically savvy, digital age; apparently, some people just can’t keep up with the rules. It baffles me when I hear of people missing the memo regarding copyright infringement, while fi...

Baby Boomer generation should help protect higher education

by Staff

November 15, 2010

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By Randy Wilde, Staff Columnist Your pocketbook is about to take another hit. Yes, your student fees are making yet another painful jump. Last Tuesday, the California State University Board of Trustees voted to increase fees...