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An open letter to this year’s incoming freshmen of color

by Divya Sriharan

August 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Deciding to come to San Diego State University was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made and I hope it soon becomes the same for you, if it isn’t already. As a person of color on a campus like SDSU, we all share a uniq...

“Colorblind” delusion a problem

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer

August 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“I am reminded every day when I walk into lecture and I am the only black girl,” said sophomore Lauren Merriweather when asked what role race plays in her life. “And when I walk into a store and have workers tailing me. I...

Racial slurs and the lexicon of oppression

by Sydney Sweeney, Contributor

March 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“We disagree, and I don’t want to talk about it ever again.” With brevity, I ended a conversation a whole minute after it began. One second, my friend and I were mindlessly discussing an electronic talking speaker, and the ...