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Label GMOs to increase eating awareness

April 8, 2012

Information is power – especially when it comes to knowing what we’re putting in our bodies. Yet food industry giants appear hell-bent on keeping...

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Redwing serves sport with a twist

April 4, 2012

North Park’s 30th Street is home to many unique bars, dives and restaurants. However, Redwing Bar & Grill may be one of the most interesting....

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Respect must be central to clubs’ conflict

March 14, 2012

This week, San Diego State’s Campanile Walkway has been the site of both productive student activism and an unproductive and tense rivalry. SDSU’s...

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Budget applies realistic ideas to fix economy

February 15, 2012

President Barack Obama revealed his budget proposal for the 2013 fiscal year on Monday. Although a long and painful budget battle is inevitable, Obama’s...

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Local food vital to urban reform

February 7, 2012

Last Tuesday’s San Diego City Council meeting proved to be a critical moment in shaping the future of this city. The council voted unanimously to approve...

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Focus on more cash flow, not CSU salaries

January 30, 2012

When times are tough it’s easy to point to a distant individual or group of decision-makers — preferably mysterious and bureaucratic — as a deserving...

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Aztec Water is best bottled water at SDSU

November 30, 2011

Disposable plastic water bottles are probably the stupidest product ever to give birth to a multi-billion dollar industry. The idea — expending enormous...

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PETA’s slavery lawsuit serves no porpoise

October 31, 2011

Shamu and the gang have become a revered symbol of America’s finest city — at least according to Ron Burgundy — not to mention one of San Diego’s...

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Evac plans lacking in class

October 19, 2011

This Thursday, San Diego State will participate in the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill. No evacuations will be staged, but students will be...

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End wide-scale blackouts with smarter grid

September 11, 2011

In the wake of last week’s major blackout, everyone seems to be shocked by the “unprecedented” energy failure. To be sure, when 1.4 million people...

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Expanded bike lane smart move by A.S.

September 6, 2011

Students were greeted by a few changes to the highways and byways throughout campus upon returning for the new semester. The beautifully repainted...

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New smoking policy protects students

August 30, 2011

I’ve heard quite a few complaints from smokers regarding San Diego State’s new, strikingly titled “Smoking in Designated Areas Policy,” which...

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History classes must recognize LGBT events

July 24, 2011

There was a time when African-American perspectives or the contributions of women in history or social science education would have been considered...

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Purify ‘brown’ water to solve SD water crisis

July 10, 2011

Sometimes it takes time for solid reasoning and hard facts to overcome knee-jerk reactions and misconceptions. After originally vetoing plans to open a...

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Expand local engagement for major programs

May 10, 2011

Congratulations, you’ve made it to the last day of classes. Projects and essays have been turned in and final exams are just days away. You may be too...

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Garbage pickup plan scraps private streets

May 2, 2011

Have you ever wondered where your trash goes after your bins are magically emptied each week? Well, after it is picked up by either the San Diego Environmental...

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Allow internships at SDSU-owned reserves

April 26, 2011

A California State University such as San Diego State is meant to be a hub of practical knowledge, connecting scientists, researchers and students for...

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Sustainability: Sustainability, the new green renaissance

April 20, 2011

Scientists agree we have entered a new era of Earth’s history in which humans have become the dominant physical force. They call it the Anthropocene....

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SDSU must retain summer school programs

April 18, 2011

As the spring semester begins its downward spiral, students daydream of their summer plans: Leaving San Diego for home, going on a trip, working to save...

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Inefficiency stems from feeble party system

April 12, 2011

Compromise is a lost art. Nowhere is this troubling truth more evident than in our own hamstrung government bodies. We love to point fingers at our...

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Sustainable housing must remain affordable

April 3, 2011

Spring is here. Let the Craigslist browsing and neighborhood reconnaissance missions begin. The race is on to figure out next year’s housing situation....

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Clean energy bill ensures job growth and sustainability

March 9, 2011

Seniors slated for graduation are all sweating from the same word: jobs. It’s hard for us not to worry when California’s unemployment rate has...

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A cure for the parking nightmare at SDSU

March 3, 2011

In case you don’t have to deal with the rage that comes with parking at San Diego State, then know your fellow Aztecs do. Steel sharks can often...

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Success fee vote gives power to the students

February 22, 2011

As state funding for education slows to a trickle, universities such as San Diego State are digging desperately for the funds to prop up vital student...

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A new amendment to end corporate rule

February 10, 2011

Our democratic process has become a business, where influence is bought and sold like any other commodity. How did we get here? Simple – by letting...

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New gas tax will save the golden state

February 2, 2011

California is under water — but not from the rising sea level just yet. No, this deluge is of the financial sort. California faces a deficit of $28 billion;...

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Cutting the roots of textbook price inflation

January 26, 2011

Every student knows the start of a new semester can mean only one thing: It’s time to kiss your savings account goodbye. Tuition, fees, parking permits...

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Mount Soledad cross violates the US constitution

January 19, 2011

The Constitution is not the infallible and timeless blueprint for life many Americans see it as. A very strict interpretation of the Constitution is...

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