The Daily Aztec

It’s time to rethink the way we view progress

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Too often the idea of progress is equated to linearity. As a result, statements like, "It is 2019. How is it that we are still (fill in the blank)?" become frequent occurrences. Comments like these diminish the acknowledgment and...

What college life is like without a social media presence

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Major social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, along with many others, are avidly used among a large percentage of Americans born in the last few decades. Before entering college, I was ...

Don’t stress about planning out your future. Embrace life step-by-step

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Growing up, summer vacation was always something to look forward to. I enjoyed the hot days by the beach and the lazy days stuck in the house. I was always stress free, even with the prospect of a few summer homework assignmen...

We need to address the ongoing crisis on our border

by Ellyse Logan, Contributor

August 26, 2019

These are trying times in the U.S. People are locked up in cages at the border and children are being left without parents as ICE raids continue throughout the country. It’s easy to feel helpless thinking about the thousand...

You’re still valid for being a transfer student

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

If someone in elementary school had told me that I wasn't going straight into a four-year university after high school, I might have been devastated. It may have to do with the constant effort from teachers that pushed students l...

The myth of objectivity in journalism failed the Latinx victims in El Paso

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

August 21, 2019

Earlier this month, in El Paso, the U.S. saw one of the deadliest anti-Latinx hate crimes in decades. 22 people lost their lives.  The motive of the shooter resounded the rhetoric of white supremacist ideology that immigrants a...