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No checks on accountability in A.S. election

by Chris Pocock

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

We’ve all graduated high school, but it’s a little premature to say the campaign strategies of Associated Students candidates have grown much from the pimples and prom dress days of past years. While the budget for our stud...

Elections have not received balanced coverage

by Staff

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

This letter was submitted to The Daily Aztec in response to Leonardo Castaneda’s opinion column“New A.S. candidates challenge A.S. status quo,” which ran on Wednesday, March 23. Integrity – a person’s integrity, or...

Two-week campaigns produce shallow elections

by John Anderson

March 23, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The media maelstrom that passed through the U.S. during the last presidential election saturated daily life with material about Decision 2008. Candidates campaigned for well more than a year, roughly a quarter of the time they...

New A.S. candidates challenge status quo

by Leonardo Castaneda

March 23, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Associated Students at San Diego State has perfected a system where like — minded successors are routinely shaped from the same mold and virtually assured electoral victory. The vast majority of these officers are groomed within the Gree...

Gentlemen, get HPV vaccines for the ladies

by John Anderson

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Chivalry is dead. No longer do women wait for men to throw their coats on muddy puddles. No longer does society demand they rely on men for a standard of living, or for protection. Women are more in control of their lives than...

Corrupt online universities steal financial aid

by Brody Burns

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

As the annual financial aid filing deadline approaches, along with the looming possibility of heavier financial burdens in your quest for higher education, it is important to realize any real possibility of receiving more federal financial aid ...

A.S Vice Presidential Candidates

by Staff

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

JEFF PLOURD After climbing the corporate ladder of Associated Students since his freshman year, Sigma Chi’s stoic figurehead, Jeff Plourd, proved a formidable vice presidential candidate in the A.S. debates last week. With a running history of held po...

Demand labels for genetically modified produce

by Stacey Oparnica

March 22, 2011

Filed under Opinion

What’s really in a hot dog? Apparently animal hearts, kidneys and livers aren’t uncommon ingredients. It’s disgusting, yes. But mysterious, mechanically separated organ links are the least of your worries. Where your ...

A.S. Presidential Candidates

by Staff

March 21, 2011

Filed under Opinion

YUAN (TOM) GUO After hearing Yuan (Tom) Guo speak at the debate last week, no one could deny his passion and powerful personality. Originally from Shanghai, China, Guo came to San Diego State to pursue his “strong passion of learning English.” Whe...

Letter to the Editor

by Staff

March 21, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Responding to the “Rape Victims at SDSU: Come Forward” cover story (by Stacey Oparnica) and corresponding news story (by Editor in Chief Ruthie Kelly) “SDSU rape victims left without resolution” in the March 15 issue of...

Election 2011: President Candidates

by Tom Hammel

March 20, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Opinion

Yuan (Tom) Guo, Kevin Gridl, Laura Moreno, Kris Korsgaden and Cody Barbo are each looking to become A.S. President. Read why they think you should choose them. Questions by Tom Hammel, Opinion Editor. TH: Associated Students at SDSU is one of the largest student gov...

Election 2011: Vice President Candidates

by Tom Hammel

March 18, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Jeff Plourd, Darin Ruiz and Joe Stewart discuss what qualifies them for the VP seat. Which one will get you vote? Questions by Tom Hammel, Opinion Editor. TH: What past experience do you have that makes you qualified for the Vice President position of Associated Stu...