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‘A Quiet Place’ can help pave the way for people with disabilities in Hollywood

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A Quiet Place was released into theaters with rave reviews. While the film is an excellent thriller and is not an overly-stereotypical alien movie, the reviews lacked the core concept that made this movie so great. The fact t...

All manipulators need to be condemned

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Recently, people in the entertainment industry have shown more solidarity than ever before, however, this solidarity is because of terrible circumstances. Attendees of the Golden Globes on Jan. 7 wore black to protest sexual...

Hugh Hefner wasn’t a feminist, and we should stop crediting him for being one

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hugh Hefner was the ultimate advocate for the objectification of women, and with his death ends an era. But is the end of this era, one that includes the Playboy Mansion and Playboy magazine being run by Hefner himself, such a...

There is no second chance for a first (year) impression

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

August 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  The first year of college is an anxiety inducing yet exciting time, filled with decisions and new experiences. Everything is new and the first few weeks are crucial. Everyone wants to find the place they feel they b...

Students pay for their dorms, so why are they locked out during breaks?

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State requires non-local freshmen to live on campus during their first year. The new “Sophomore Success” program will also require non-local sophomores to live on campus, beginning with the 2017 freshman class. On-campus...

Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ puts taboos to the test

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

March 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test,” goes the famous line from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Disney took it literally this time in its just released live-action adaptation. Usually Disney s...

Israel-Palestine not an all-or-nothing issue

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The situation in the Middle East is complicated, and as someone from Israel who visits every year, I can confirm the conflicts are not as black and white as they are often portrayed. In the tensions between Palestine and Israel,...

OPINION: Halting refugee resettlement on Holocaust Remembrance Day tone deaf, insensitive and abhorent

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

February 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. is a diverse nation, and among it population are people whose families who have been affected by a previous generations’ refusal to admit refugees.

What to choose when career and relationship goals aren’t compatible?

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Contributor

January 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

While love might seem like the best choice, love and commitment are not guaranteed to last.