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The Trump administration’s gag rule is unethical and must be overturned

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2019

Earlier this year, the Trump administration made changes to Title X, prohibiting medical clinics from referring patients to abortion services. Health care centers that are part of Title X are additionally required to be financia...

Democrats owe their success to black women

by Kemi Giwa, Opinion Editor

February 27, 2019

Although we are less than two years away from the highly-anticipated election year,  any polls predicting or making definite statements about who the Democratic frontrunners will be or even who the nominee will be are meaning...

The U.S. will not survive if military spending is cut

February 13, 2019

The Trump administration announced on Feb. 1 that the United States will opt out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and shortly after Russia said that they would do the same, which will surely result in an arms r...

Mr. President, end the shutdown

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

As the government shutdown enters a month and counting, democracy is nothing more than a cacophony of flaccid arguments drowned out by the egotistical mutterings of a man drunk on power. The shutdown, which has officially broken t...

We must celebrate all cultures

by Shalika Oza, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

It’s time to celebrate our cultures, not spread hate. Growing up, I was raised with two different cultures. On one hand, I am Indian, something I am fiercely proud of, and on the other hand, I am also American. But,...

Kanye West is cancelled and we should all stop supporting him

by Sydney Karlos, Contributor

October 10, 2018

Kanye West is arguably one of the most controversial artists in the world. From interrupting Taylor Swift on stage at the MTV awards to marrying Kim Kardashian, he has certainly had his share of controversy. And, lately it seems...

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

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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

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...