The Daily Aztec

Let’s protect both men and women from sexual assault

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Earlier this month, the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite several women alleging that he had sexually assaulted them. Kavanaugh’s supporters in Congress, in the White House and in the public used a va...

The NFL is keeping black players from exercising their free speech

by Jasmine Mouzon, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Colin Kaepernick has now been blackballed from the NFL for more than a year now. This isn’t because he isn’t a talented quarterback, or because he’s getting old. This is only because he decided to take a knee in an effort to ...

Let’s change the way we think about homelessness

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

It’s a reaction as visceral as it is unfounded. Walking down El Cajon Boulevard, your periphery registers a hunched figure meekly presenting a cardboard box flap that advertises two arbitrary yet incisive choice words: Anyt...

Twitter was right to permanently ban Alex Jones

by Chance Page, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Not too long ago, Infowars founder, talk show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was permanently banned from Twitter. This is the latest in a series of such bans of Jones and Infowars across social media, ranging from heav...

Why there’s nothing wrong with being selfish

by Jermelle MacLeod, Contributor

September 5, 2018

Selfishness is a damned concept. The concept of putting yourself before others is taboo and often times looked down upon. We’re constantly being told to put others before ourselves and other people’s interests before our own, but b...

Equal crime deserves equal punishment

by Jasmine Mouzon, Contributor

August 27, 2018

How many times have you scrolled down your Twitter or Facebook timeline and seen that someone has been sentenced to a lengthy amount of prison time for selling marijuana? How often has this person been black? Now how many times ha...