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Professors requiring their own written work is a conflict of interest

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

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 left behind. In some classes, students are required to purchase textbooks ...

Studying abroad is a necessary college experience for all

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

September 3, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

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 country, nothing should stop a student from spending time abroad. This ...

Resurfaced tweets reveal bigotry and disturbing levels of anti-Semitism too close to home

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Columnist

August 25, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

The United States is unrecognizable. America’s reality is now that of a nation afflicted with violent protests and rabid discrimination. Charlottesville, Virginia exposed itself as a cesspool for neo-Nazis and the Klu Klux ...

Social media stars dim the issues

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

April 26, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Passover isn’t merely a dietary change, but rather a holiday that promotes connection and unity.

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A.S. resolution combats anti-Semitism, not free speech

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

March 16, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

There have been several anti-Semitic attacks against Jewish students at SDSU during the last few years.

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Rape jokes have no place in political discourse

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

March 1, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

Judd Apatow’s recent stand-up comedy appearance promoting a new HBO project was yet another example of blatant Hollywood hypocrisy. During his routine, Apatow took aim at the election. He said he felt like he had just been raped,...

Despite questionable quality, ‘Fifty Shades’ resonates with audiences

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

February 15, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

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 of novels have become a socially acceptable form of pornography, and...

Mockery of Melania Trump an example of hypocritical ‘feminist’ Liberals

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

January 25, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Columns, Opinion

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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