The Daily Aztec

Divestment denied, falls short of two-thirds majority

by Quinn Owen, Assistant Digital Editor

April 9, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Fifty-three percent of students voting were in favor to divest from companies involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, short of the two-thirds majority required for the measure to pass. The numbers come from the unofficial...

Anti-Semitism claims invest in poor arguments

by Caleb Minnick, Staff Columnist

April 8, 2015

Filed under Online Exclusive, Opinion

Recently, San Diego State was given the dubious honor of being the sixth most anti-Semitic campus in America, according to conservative activist, David Horowitz. This admittedly inflammatory article was quite shocking to read. Is SDSU...

A.S. removes pro-divestment statement from ballot

by Colleen Larson, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase

The San Diego State Associated Students' Election Committee removed the Divestment Coalition's original statement supporting divestment from the special ballot released this week for student vote. The official ballot offers two sections for voters to ...

Divestment is a step towards justice

by Courtney White, Columnist

February 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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,...