The Daily Aztec

U-T reveals partisan bias with DeMaio plug

by Brody Burns

May 9, 2012

The San Diego Union-Tribune recently endorsed Republican Carl DeMaio for the San Diego mayoral race. This move should come as no surprise from an editorial board that made such past endorsements of Republicans including Carly...

Vote changes bring shame to CA Assembly

by Brody Burns

March 21, 2012

Flashback to Jan. 3, 2008: A truly strange contingent of Democrats has descended upon the state of Iowa to begin what will be a six-month fight for the party nomination. At that point, the field featured a host of the most repugnant...

Gauging job market key to major selection

by Brody Burns

February 15, 2012

Choose your major wisely. Whether you are on the Van Wilder track, languidly entering your seventh year as an undergrad with little hope of fruition; or you’re on the boy genius plan, anticipating a doctoral degree prior to...

New tuition plan has great merit

by Brody Burns

February 5, 2012

The precarious financial situation of the California State University education system is well-documented. For the 427,000 students in the CSU system who are pursuing a higher education, whether undergraduate or postgraduate,...

Giants, Republicans have no chance to win

by Brody Burns

January 29, 2012

Football and politics. One is a unifying force, a shared experience for nearly all Americans, a common thread in the fabric of the nation that serves as a source of goodwill, community-building and even drastic improvements in the lives o...

‘Teach or Preach’ list exercises free speech

by Brody Burns

January 25, 2012

Earlier this month, the San Diego State College Republicans released a list categorizing some SDSU professors based upon the political biases they allegedly bring into the classroom. According to the list, professors who taught “the subjec...

No input for Big East change is foul move

by Brody Burns

December 12, 2011

The incredibly volatile landscape of intercollegiate athletics recently reverberated across Montezuma Mesa. Last week, reports surfaced that the San Diego State athletics department intends to become bi-coastal through two stunning...

Approval ratings fail to change status quo

by Brody Burns

December 6, 2011

It took more than three decades but it has finally plunged into single digits and now sits at 9 percent. No, it’s not the likelihood of Herman Cain reaching another anniversary with his wife or the national unemployment rate (8.6 percen...

Justice rigged for celebs

by Brody Burns

November 16, 2011

Man, celebrities ruin everything. George Lucas and Indiana Jones, the concept of what is newsworthy in our current culture, the authenticity of any noble or charitable cause, Kim Kardashian and anything she does, Lakers games. T...