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Why summertime is perfect to kindle romance

Why summertime is perfect to kindle romance

by Trinity Bland, Managing Editor // July 19, 2021

"It can be argued people just want to explore more in the summertime — whether it’s a 'staycation' at a local beach or taking a scenic drive up the...

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The judicial system needs to maintain neutrality and uphold its basic duties

The judicial system needs to maintain neutrality and uphold its basic duties

by Alyssa Phillips , Contributor // July 16, 2021

"The extremism we’re facing right now will eventually fade and resurface when a perceived threat reappears, but decisions such as overturning Roe v....

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Professionalism norms are outdated and need to be modernized

Professionalism norms are outdated and need to be modernized

by Aaliyah Alexander, Opinion Editor // July 15, 2021

"I may be a bit biased, but I don’t see a problem with a doctor being “tatted up” or a teacher with pink hair because it doesn’t affect the way...

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Being vaccinated doesn’t prevent you from aftermath of COVID-19

Being vaccinated doesn’t prevent you from aftermath of COVID-19

by Alyssa Phillips , Contributor // July 8, 2021

"My reservations have nothing to do with distrust or an inflated sense of self; instead, the truth behind my uncertainty is this: there’s no vaccination...

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Be mindful of companies you support during Pride month

Be mindful of companies you support during Pride month

by Brenna Martinez , Staff Writer // July 7, 2021

"The rich, diverse culture of the community cannot be encapsulated by feel-good inclusive promotional ads or by cutesy rainbows slapped on the front of...

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Naomi Osaka's decision to protect mental health should be applauded, not condemned

Naomi Osaka’s decision to protect mental health should be applauded, not condemned

by Ryan Hardison, Arts and Culture Editor // July 1, 2021

"The French Open's decision to antagonize Osaka and double down on their decision-making goes to show how little these establishments care about their...

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Willow Smith's music is underrated and deserves more attention

Willow Smith’s music is underrated and deserves more attention

by Aaliyah Alexander, Opinion Editor // June 30, 2021

"I understand that her music isn’t going to be everyone’s cup of tea but can’t that be said for every artist out there? Olivia Rodrigo’s music...

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Hustle culture can be toxic

Hustle culture can be toxic

by Aaliyah Alexander, Opinion Editor // June 21, 2021

Hard work is undeniably essential to achieving goals. If one puts in the effort, anything can manifest in his or her life.  This truth carried me as...

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Pictured (left to right) Ashley Luckett, Sarah Allen, Bailey Kirkland, Aaliyah Alexander, Kendra Williams and Jackson Hale. Photo provided by Aaliyah Alexander.

Normalize reverse homesickness in college

by Aaliyah Alexander, Opinion Editor // May 28, 2021

After a long spring semester at college, I couldn’t wait to return home to Mississippi.  The thought of returning to my bedroom, home-cooked meals,...

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Stop watching pornography

Stop watching pornography

by Jermelle Macleod, Staff Writer // May 5, 2021

If you’re consuming pornography: stop. You are contributing to one of the most harmful industries in the world.  Pornography is growing rapidly...

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San Diego State University President Adela de la Torre addresses the attendees of her inauguration in 2019.

Letter: In Honor of the 2020 and 2021 SDSU Graduates

by Adela de la Torre, SDSU President // May 5, 2021

To our SDSU graduates, When we honor you later this month, know that you are making history. As much as this last year will be remembered for its many...

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Discovering your purpose shouldn't be easy

Discovering your purpose shouldn’t be easy

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // May 5, 2021

People always say that good and worthwhile things take time.  Personal experience has taught me that the things that require patience and time feel...

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