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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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Why you should care about sampling

Why you should care about sampling

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // May 4, 2021

Without knowing it, millions of listeners have been exposed time and time again to the ear-catching strings of “Tere Mere Beech Mein,” a Hindi love...

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Straight allies should do more to advocate for LGBTQ+ students on campus

Straight allies should do more to advocate for LGBTQ+ students on campus

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // April 28, 2021

It’s no secret that 2021 is set to become the worst year for legislative attacks against LGBTQ+ people.  Viral videos have circulated of trans elementary...

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Students of color shouldn't have to combat racism in the classroom

Students of color shouldn’t have to combat racism in the classroom

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // April 27, 2021

For students of color, navigating the world is already a difficult task. School should be the last place where students should have to worry about combating...

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We need more gender-neutral restrooms

We need more gender-neutral restrooms

by Catherine Van Weele, Senior Staff Writer // April 27, 2021

Gender-neutral restrooms are becoming more commonplace, as they should. It is an important step to be inclusive of people who are transgender and non-binary...

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Opinion: Why you should get the COVID-19 vaccine

Opinion: Why you should get the COVID-19 vaccine

by Sara Rott, Staff Writer // April 21, 2021

It's been a year since what's felt like the world has shut down, a pandemic struck and barriers prevented us from going about our daily lives. Now we...

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Marvin Gaye's revolutionary impact on music can easily be heard today

Marvin Gaye’s revolutionary impact on music can easily be heard today

by Ryan Hardison and Trinity Bland // April 21, 2021

If called upon, an overwhelming majority of Americans would likely recognize their country’s national anthem.  Not really by choice as the sluggish...

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Traditions should be valued, not ignored

Traditions should be valued, not ignored

by Jermelle Macleod, Staff Writer // April 21, 2021

“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” ― Gustav Mahler  The word “tradition” has an extraordinarily negative...

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In my skin: My experience with racism in TFM program

In my skin: My experience with racism in TFM program

by Alexis Casas, Contributor // April 21, 2021

The negative associations that stain my skin more than my melanin have always been an existing reality present in my life. I’ve grown up in a world that...

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