The Daily Aztec

Letter: A.S. resolution conflates criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism

March 6, 2017

Not only would this measure stifle legitimate free speech, it would ironically label Jewish individuals that speak out agianst Israel as anti-Semites themselves.

Divestment is a step towards justice

by Courtney White, Columnist

February 16, 2015

Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Stanford have launched major movements towards divestment from Israel, and frankly, San Diego State is falling behind. Not only is divestment the ethical path for those who identify as global citizens in accordance with inter...

Letter to the Editor: Divestment calls for justice

by Osama Alkhawaja

February 16, 2015

Editor's note: This letter to the editor is written by the co-president of Students for Justice in Palestine addressing the divestment campaign and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  As students of San Diego State University,...

Divestment compromises academic integrity

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 16, 2015

I used to believe in divestment. Like many students who are allured by the social justice narrative of divestment, I believed that San Diego State divesting from companies invested in Israel’s military defense technology...

Letter to the Editor: Divestment is taking a stand for human rights

by Staff

April 9, 2014

For the past half century, Israel has continued to violate the human rights of the indigenous Palestinian population. These violations range from discriminatory Jim Crow-like laws to the use of illegal weapons like white phosphorus,...

Letter to the Editor: Divestment creates campus hostility

by Staff

April 9, 2014

Dear Editor, The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement is an international effort to delegitimize Israel. The resolution calls for universities to divest funds used in companies such as GE, Caterpillar, HP, Motorola, etc....