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Let’s change the way we think about homelessness

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

It’s a reaction as visceral as it is unfounded. Walking down El Cajon Boulevard, your periphery registers a hunched figure meekly presenting a cardboard box flap that advertises two arbitrary yet incisive choice words: Anyt...

Homeless people deserve to be treated like human beings

by Angela Rojo, Contributor

September 12, 2018

Different countries, states, counties and cities take different approaches to tackling the issue of homelessness. Here in San Diego, the city provides a Homeless Outreach team and a Psychiatric Emergency Response Team ...

Students and officers discuss transients on campus

by Jaclyn Palumbo

December 2, 2013

Transients have been a common sight at San Diego State, but their presence on campus around residence halls has become an issue of concern for students living on campus. “I’ve seen them a lot around the dorms and at the...