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Taking a break from stress during finals week can help your grades

Taking a break from stress during finals week can help your grades

by Julie Cappiello , Staff Writer // May 2, 2018

With the start of finals and stress levels reaching capacity, it is important to remember that study breaks are necessary. Over the last decade stress...

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Legalizing recreational marijuana use will not help minorities, but decriminalizing it can

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // April 18, 2018

Marijuana is now legal for recreational use, yet people are sitting in jail for marijuana-related convictions. The legalization of recreational use in...

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It’s about time students took a stand against gun violence

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // March 14, 2018

The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting sparked a movement across the nation advocating for gun reform. That movement hit San Diego State University...

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Tuition price hike will make out-of-state students pay the price

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // February 21, 2018

The California State University Board of Trustees postponed its vote on the fall 2018 tuition increase to May due to lack of funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s...

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Why is hate speech still protected in 2018?

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // February 7, 2018

White supremacist groups are trying to recruit college students on campuses nationwide. These groups are notorious for their spread of hate speech, but...

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Stronger action needed to stop mass shootings in U.S.

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // November 15, 2017

In 1996 San Diego State student, Frederick Martin Davidson, shot and killed three professors during master’s thesis defense. He was spared the death...

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Walgreens is providing Narcan to combat the opioid epidemic.

Faster action needed for opioid epidemic

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // November 1, 2017

In the last 15 years, half a million people died because of opioid addiction — one of America’s deadliest killers. According to the Center for Disease...

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Sexual assault issue always swept under the rug, needs to be aired out

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor // October 18, 2017

Harvey Weinstein’s recent sexual assault accusations bring to light the sexual assault conversation once again. The same conversations come up every...

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Understand what #TakeAKnee really stands for

by Julie Cappiello , Contributor // October 4, 2017

There are dark forces haunting America — a shadow of hate has fallen over the country. While it has always been there, it is now darker than ever. President...

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