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Opinion: Racism needs to be treated like a disease

Opinion: Racism needs to be treated like a disease

by Catherine Van Weele, Senior Staff Writer // March 17, 2021

Growing up, I was taught by my parents, my school and my peers to treat everyone as equals, regardless of how they looked.  We fell for this fallacy...

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Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

by Katelynn Robinson and Jadyn Brandt // February 15, 2021

History was made on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol with ease.  As America watched the news unfold that fateful morning the...

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Opinion: America’s youth take our politics by storm

Opinion: America’s youth take our politics by storm

by Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer // February 12, 2021

Complicated is undoubtedly one way to describe whatever the year 2020 was.  Hosting a historical health crisis, lack of political stability and the...

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The Trump Administration will restore law and order in America. Again?

The Trump Administration will restore law and order in America. Again?

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // September 21, 2020

President Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination for President on August 27 from the South Lawn of the White House.  Republicans put forth...

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Opinion: The NFL's decision to sing the Black national anthem during opening week seems performative

Opinion: The NFL’s decision to sing the Black national anthem during opening week seems performative

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // August 13, 2020

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in July that fans can expect to hear "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing”, traditionally known as the Black national...

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Editorial: Black Lives Matter and our actions need to support that

Editorial: Black Lives Matter and our actions need to support that

by The Editorial Board // June 17, 2020

George Floyd said, “I can’t breathe,” and those tasked with protecting him did not listen. Similarly, the Black community’s cries of anguish,...

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Kaepernick’s protest is a utilization of free speech

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // February 26, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem for the first time in August  2016. It took a few months for any outrage to begin,...

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Black communities still suffer from police brutality

Black communities still suffer from police brutality

by Shalika Oza, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

Policing in America has been a controversial subject for decades. The blatant, unequal treatment of people of color has been gaining more and more traction,...

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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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El Cajon protesters muddle message

by Lehi Naseem, Staff Columnist // October 5, 2016

One sign read “End Slavery” in bold green letters, another said “All lives matter.” There was also a bright red cap bopping around with the infamous...

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Students protesting around the Starbucks at the student union holding signs about their concerns.

Opinion: D.A. Dumanis should drop the charges against Marquis Campbell

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor // September 28, 2016
From slave patrols to Jim Crow, black resistance was often met with violence and death, either at the hands of or with the consent of law enforcement.
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SDSUPD will begin to implement the program PERT when assisting civilians with metal health issues.

Protest sends message to SDSU campus cops

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist // September 21, 2016

I rushed out of class to try to catch the last couple of minutes of the weekly Afrikan Student Union meeting last week when I received a text message from...

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