The Daily Aztec

High price tag, hefty value

by KC Stanfield, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 15, 2014

W ith the controversy regarding the Student Success Fee last spring, the word “fee” has left a bad taste in the mouths of many students. Now that the initial heat of the moment is in the past—and the reoccurring fee looming...

Students need bilingual education

by Matthew Smith

October 23, 2013

In an era with so much ethnic diversity, language diversity is being attacked. Monolingual English advocates, some of whom have xenophobic views toward immigration, have launched an assault against bilingual education. Their main...

Choosing majors isn’t about money

by Morgan Rubin

October 7, 2013

It seems as though every other week, Yahoo, Huffington Post, Forbes or some other news site claims to know what the top 10 majors for college students are, or the “best” majors leading to lucrative careers. I, being an open-minded...

Education more important than defense spending in 2013

by Kelly Gardner

September 30, 2013

The average cost to support one soldier for one year in Afghanistan in 2012 was $850,000. For the same amount of money, 41 students could attend San Diego State for one year. Life as a college student can be tough, and in recent...

The war on higher education

by Matthew Smith

September 10, 2013

War is upon us and the enemy is waging a ferocious assault. If you think I’m talking about Syria, guess again. Far away from the turmoil in the Middle East, a war is being fought at home. I’m referring to the war against college...