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El Cajon protesters muddle message

by Lehi Naseem, Staff Columnist

October 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

One sign read “End Slavery” in bold green letters, another said “All lives matter.” There was also a bright red cap bopping around with the infamous phrase “Make America Great Again.” Alfred Olango, a 38-year-old...

Black Lives Matter movement needs everyone’s help at SDSU

by Kemi Giwa, Contributor

October 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

According to The Guardian, 940 people have died at the hands of police in the U.S. in 2015. Of those 940 victims, 228 were black — roughly 25 percent, which is higher than any other racial minority in the U.S. This is why...

Fads water down social media movements

by Katie Koach, Staff Columnist

April 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The advent of social media has allowed for many to show their support for social justice causes and start revolutionary movements. The message of "BlackLivesMatter" should be a testament to the powerful connection between social...