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There are more factors that go into success than just being hardworking

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // May 5, 2020

When I was younger I had always dreamed of doing something absolutely extraordinary in my life. As I got older, the clocked ticked on and my aspirations...

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SDSU students take diversity discussion to the next level

SDSU students take diversity discussion to the next level

by Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer // February 25, 2016

On Feb. 23, San Diego State students gathered in Templo Mayor for “The Next Level: Collegiate Dialogue” to discuss the importance of diversity on campus...

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Prejudice and racism: They differ more than you might think

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist // January 27, 2016

Racism describes a system built to keep a race or ethnicity away from success and evolution — a systematic disadvantage based solely on race. By that...

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Cultural center discusses privilege with students

Cultural center discusses privilege with students

by Natalia Xibille, Contributor // November 23, 2015

The Center for Intercultural Relations hosted a discussion aimed at promoting self-awareness of privileges and to inspire unity within San Diego State’s...

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Q&A: Racial Privilege

February 9, 2015

The Daily Aztec sat with Africana Studies Assistant Professor Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers to discuss racial privilege as it exists in society today.  Daily...

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Letter to the editor: gender privilege

by A.T. Furuya, Contributor // February 9, 2015

Gender is a social construct. Let me say this again, gender is a social construct. People are not born a gender, they are born into a society (e.g. the...

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Access to privilege exists in more ways than one

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // February 8, 2015

One could argue that I’m the “token minority.” I’m Japanese, part African American and gay; three minorities who, historically, haven't exactly...

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White-washed resumes pay the bills

by Emmilly Nguyen, Senior Staff Writer // February 8, 2015

It may not be your profanity-riddled Facebook status or incriminating Instagram picture that’s keeping you from your dream job. It can be something...

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