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Stronger action needed to stop mass shootings in U.S.

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In 1996 San Diego State student, Frederick Martin Davidson, shot and killed three professors during master’s thesis defense. He was spared the death penalty and was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences without the possibility...

Trump budget proposal an assault on arts and culture

by Sydney Sweeney, Senior Staff Columnist

March 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump thinks arts and culture are trivial. At least that is what he is communicating to Americans. Last week his administration released a partial outline of the 2018 federal budget that threatens four independent cultural...

Presidential campaigns ignored policy

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The confetti has been swept, the speeches given and stories written. On TV pundits will continue to opine on the national and local ramifications of this race or that, but for all intents and purposes our long national nightmare is...

Letter to the Editor: No shame in voting for Trump

by Breeana Leyva, English junior

November 9, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Sydney Sweeney’s article “Why do Millennials back Trump?” is saturated in her emotions, rather than any facts. One of these claims which Sweeney states is that anyone who agrees with conservative values is preserving “a sy...

I am still contemplating vomiting

by Ahmad Dixon, Contributor

October 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

I haven’t thrown up in a while. Peanuts and avocados usually do the trick but I’ve avoided those like a lot of my classmates avoid showers. The closest I’ve come to vomiting recently came one early May morning while I was ...

Why we should all be afraid of Donald Trump

by Cassandra Kaawaloa, Contributor

March 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Presidential candidate Donald Trump has openly denounced immigrants, promised to overturn the marriage equality ruling and has been accused of sexual assault, yet he remains the Republican front-runner.  How can a man so closed-minded and offensive...