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Freedom of speech or hate speech: Where’s the line?

by Julio Castro, Contributor

March 9, 2016

Freedom of speech. This is what democracy permits. This is what makes America great. Whether it’s on campus with the occasional clashes of the Christians versus the Atheists, or even within American media outlets that may be i...

‘Je ne suis pas’ Charlie

by Courtney White, Contributor

February 2, 2015

Twelve lives were tragically lost on Jan. 7, when two masked gunmen entered the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, the now infamous French satirical magazine. However, this tragedy is no reason to support the social media movement t...

Editorial: Know the power of Freedom of Speech

by Staff

February 2, 2015

The recent tragedy at the  Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris have sparked a worldwide controversy about freedom of speech and rights that are often taken for granted. As journalists and editors of this newspaper, we have a dut...

Student paper bites at censorship

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 2, 2015

The senseless terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in the wake of the new year forced many people to ask legitimate questions about the price we pay for freedom of expression in a western secular society. However, the phenomena of ...

President revises free speech

October 16, 2014

Pesident President Hirshman was appointed president of San Diego State in 2011. To document his first 100 days, he started a blog in March of 2011 covering various SDSU-related topics. His most recent blog post boasts about...