The Daily Aztec

AB 5 hurts student journalists

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

For journalism students graduating this spring in California, or writers merely looking to work in the state, there is a new law that will affect their standing in the freelance workforce. On Jan. 1 2020, Assembly Bill Number 5 ...

Campus advertising program does not adequately prepare students for workforce, needs to change

by Anna Fiorino, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

San Diego State’s School of Journalism and Media Studies is home to four nationally accredited programs, one of which is advertising. National accreditation aside, many students have expressed dissatisfaction with the current...

Let’s support black-owned businesses this holiday season

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

As we approach the peak of the holiday season and people begin buying gifts for loved ones, I find it necessary to address how important it is to support black-owned businesses. Hailing from the Washington D.C. metropolita...

Hands on projects can create valuable learning opportunities

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor

November 25, 2019

For me, school is about showing up to class and getting all my assignments done. It is not something that is learning- focused. I attend all my classes on time, but even though I am physically sitting at my desk, I certainly...

What you wear is not a statement of consent

by Athena Jreij

November 25, 2019

Too often when a victim of sexual assault or harrassment comes forward to share their story, they are overwhelmed with questions that scrutinize their actions rather than those of their perpetrator. One of the most frustrating ...