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Ghosting trend should disappear

by Talia Raoufpur , Senior Staff Writer // November 1, 2017

Dating is terrifying. Halloween isn’t the only time you can be spooked. Ghosting happens regularly, leaving the one being ghosted confused and concerned. Providing...

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Nordstrom transformation made me realize my own growth

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer // October 18, 2017

It was like the women’s march — only less political, less pink and quite bougie. Consumerism at its finest. Where gourmet yogurt parfaits and mini...

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Professor Dae Elliott in her office located in NH-212.

Opinion: Criticism of professor Dae Elliott’s assignment is unjust

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer // September 27, 2017

San Diego State sociology professor Dae Elliott offered an extra credit assignment that has attracted unnecessary controversy. For the last 23 years, Elliott...

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Professors requiring their own written work is a conflict of interest

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer // September 13, 2017

It’s that time of year again. Students are faced with high textbook costs and with the pressure to purchase them to avoid a negative grade or feeling...

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Studying abroad is a necessary college experience for all

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer // September 3, 2017

A regret many adults have following their college education may be not having spent time abroad. Whether it be studying, interning or working in another...

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Opinion: Professor’s post disrespectful, insensitive and disgusting

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior staff columnist // August 1, 2017

San Diego State political science professor Jonathan Graubart’s recent Facebook post expressing irritation towards the outpour of positive wishes for...

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Social media stars dim the issues

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // April 26, 2017
Pop culture celebrities who are aware of their popularity on social media are monetizing Hollywood’s toxic culture while their young followers are perpetuating the cycle.
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Passover an opportunity to reflect on priorities

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // April 12, 2017
Passover isn’t merely a dietary change, but rather a holiday that promotes connection and unity.
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Rape jokes have no place in political discourse

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // March 1, 2017

Judd Apatow’s recent stand-up comedy appearance promoting a new HBO project was yet another example of blatant Hollywood hypocrisy. During his routine,...

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Despite questionable quality, ‘Fifty Shades’ resonates with audiences

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // February 15, 2017

Another film from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise, “Fifty Shades Darker,” was released just in time for Valentine’s day. For many, the series...

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The author and her cousin, Elena Yeroushalmi, in Tehran, Iran, April 1998. Photo courtesy of Talia Raoufpur

OPINION: Trump’s travel ban is personal

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // February 1, 2017
The Iranian people are hospitable, welcoming and brave. Many embody the ideals our country stands upon. To prohibit them from entering our country is dishonorable.
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Mockery of Melania Trump an example of hypocritical ‘feminist’ Liberals

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist // January 24, 2017
Melania Trump should not be scrutinized for her marriage, the way in which she raises her child or her success story.
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