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UCSD student should sue negligent DEA

by Chris Pocock // May 2, 2012

Like many of you, I have an issue with the Drug Enforcement Agency. I’m no jaded, conspiracy-perpetuating stoner with an ax to grind, nor am I crazy...

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IC cheapens Ugandan issues with ‘KONY’

by Staff // March 13, 2012

By Chris Pocock and Heather Rushall By now we’ve all seen the viral YouTube video titled “KONY 2012,” created and dispersed by San Diego-based...

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The Daily Aztec makes its A.S. endorsements

by Chris Pocock // March 13, 2012

Like many of the organizations on campus, one of the responsibilities of The Daily Aztec is to endorse candidates for office as Associated Students executives....

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M.I.A., flip PTC the bird

by Chris Pocock // February 7, 2012

If you were one of millions of viewers watching Sunday’s Super Bowl game, I’d like to offer my humblest sympathies. No, I’m not talking to...

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Prevent Internet censorship and the passage of SOPA

Prevent Internet censorship and the passage of SOPA

by Chris Pocock // January 18, 2012

If you haven’t yet heard of the Stop Online Piracy Act by now, you’ve probably been living under a rock far removed from the multitude of cat videos...

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Paterno’s legacy is no excuse for negligence

by Chris Pocock // November 14, 2011

Last Wednesday, a legacy ended. Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, the winningest coach in college football history, was fired because of a failure...

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Shot is dose of sexual health

by Chris Pocock // October 24, 2011

On Oct. 9, a California bill allowing minors to receive vaccinations against human papillomavirus without parental consent was signed into law. To say...

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Not enough ‘movement’ in Occupy protest

by Chris Pocock // October 16, 2011

Wanted: one leader of revolutionary quality. Must be strong, motivated, a forward thinker (and speaker) who can transform a mob of thousands into a...

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DA Radio: Not enough ‘movement’ in Occupy protest

by Chris Pocock // October 15, 2011

Within a week, the bite of this assembly has evaporated. The thousand protesters occupying last week have dwindled down to a few hundred. Opinion Editor,...

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Alcohol checkout ban is under the influence

by Chris Pocock // October 10, 2011

There are certain fundamental tenets our country is founded on: Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are the obvious ones, which, if you channel...

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A chance for remembrance and reflection

by Chris Pocock // September 7, 2011

There is not a single American older than 16 who doesn’t remember the day four airplanes plunged into the World Trade Center buildings, the Pentagon...

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News to know from around the world

by Chris Pocock // September 6, 2011

International In the throes of a budget crisis, the government in Italy has sought austerity measures as a solution, much to the dismay of many residents...

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