The Daily Aztec

Good enough is not good enough

by Sydney Sweeney, Staff Columnist

August 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Welcome to San Diego State, freshmen, where the days of earning outstanding grades despite academic indolence come to die. In high school, week-old assignments could be hurriedly completed, studying was optional, and if someone...

Keep an open mind to battle closed mindset

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor

August 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

American culture is in the midst of an ideological war, and one look at the scoreboard suggests ignorance is winning.

“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...

Editorial: We stand by our decision to run the David Horowitz ad

by Editorial Board

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Recently, several students and members of the media have criticized The Daily Aztec’s decision to run an advertisement purchased by the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The advertisement in question ran in our April 20 issue, shor...

The phone call I wish I didn’t have

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Filed under The Back Page

It’s said that one phone call can change your life. As cliche as that statement is, I never realized how true it was — until recently. Two weeks ago, I received what I thought was just an ordinary phone call. The voice on ...