The Daily Aztec

The Koala is an outlet for students to express themselves

by Anna Fiorino, Contributor

October 2, 2019

I like The New York Times. I read The Paris Review on occasion. I own my fair share of Steinbeck and Fitzgerald. I dabble in Murakami and McEwan. And every time, without fail, I find myself instinctively reaching for a cop...

We need to talk about freshmen loneliness

by Sam Mason, Contributor

September 25, 2019

I had a lot of different expectations coming in to my first year at San Diego State.  Dorm life, a packed schedule and new friends were all things on my radar as I drove down Montezuma Road on move-in-day. While my time her...

It’s time for universities to support abortion care on campus

by Talia Kieu, Contributor

September 25, 2019

Throughout my three years at San Diego State, I have been deeply committed to educating my peers on sexual health and reproductive freedom. I have spent hours distributing condoms and other safe sex supplies at different spots...

The people of Hong Kong are completely justified in protesting the Chinese government

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

I am currently studying abroad in Taiwan and since coming to east Asia, the events that recently transpired here seem far less distant and much more tangible.  I have gotten to speak with several people from Hong Kong during...

Tampons are not a luxury, they are human rights

by Athena Jreij, Contributor

September 18, 2019

From the time a young girl begins her journey of development, she will be hassled with the additional costs of being a woman, both social and material.  She must purchase bras, which she will have to repurchase as she continues to grow....

The media’s constant coverage of the president is exhausting our nation

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor

September 18, 2019

The 2016 election was the first one I paid any attention to.  Starting the year prior, I began to involve myself in the news cycle as I learned to find information from multiple sources and carefully comb through the truth...

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...