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Our education system is failing its students

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

Our desire to learn isn’t enough for American universities. We have to prove ourselves through grades and standardized testing starting from the moment...

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Opinion: Online classes are not effective in educating students

Opinion: Online classes are not effective in educating students

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor // February 5, 2020

Online classes began to be popularized just a few decades ago. They are advertised as a way for adults to finish their education and students to learn...

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Students are worse off in bigger classes

Students are worse off in bigger classes

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor // September 18, 2019

As enrollment at San Diego State increases, so does the number of big lecture classes.  This is especially true  for lower division and general education...

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Stop the inverted classroom before it's too late

Stop the inverted classroom before it’s too late

by KC Stanfield, Assistant Opinion Editor // October 20, 2014

There are different ways  for professors to teach students beyond the classical lectures. There are the traditional homework and reading assignments we...

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Crazy thing called life

by Caitlin Johnson // April 18, 2014

I’m finally beginning to understand that the only definite thing in life is death. Morbid, but true. You can plan things all you want, but there’s...

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Don’t binge and purge your education

by Jose Gutierrez // March 5, 2014

I do what is expected of me. I always aim for the highest grade. I set aside copious amounts of hours from my leisure time to continue studying. If a high...

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