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Take the initiative to educate yourself on Black History Month

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Black History Month is among us and as a black woman, I am more than grateful to acknowledge this in the spaces in which I find myself. It is truly an honor to have a month dedicated to my history and culture. I was raised to ta...

Our education system is failing its students

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Our desire to learn isn’t enough for American universities. We have to prove ourselves through grades and standardized testing starting from the moment our brains become capable of questioning the world around us. Our e...

Tampons are not a luxury, they are human rights

by Athena Jreij, Contributor

September 18, 2019

From the time a young girl begins her journey of development, she will be hassled with the additional costs of being a woman, both social and material.  She must purchase bras, which she will have to repurchase as she continues to grow....

You’re still valid for being a transfer student

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

If someone in elementary school had told me that I wasn't going straight into a four-year university after high school, I might have been devastated. It may have to do with the constant effort from teachers that pushed students l...

Special commentary: Equal education for minorities still lacking, needs to be addressed

by Ana Vazquez

May 2, 2018

There are times when I walk to class, and I pay close attention to the faces I pass. I focus closely on the movements they make, their eyes, their hands and their hair. There are times when I walk to class, and I look at the w...

SDSU graduation rate growth proves advancements made over the past few years

by Cassidy McCombs, Senior Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Many seniors have their eyes locked on graduation, juniors are debating the final planning stages of their last year and other San Diego State students are continuing to build their resumes with internships and work experience...