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Jackie Robinsons legacy deserves to be better celebrated in todays political climate

Jackie Robinson’s legacy deserves to be better celebrated in today’s political climate

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // April 15, 2021

The legacy of Jackie Robinson is so colossal that it still continues to grow in depth and breadth. On April 15, with every player wearing No. 42 jerseys...

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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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Ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement without attending protests

Ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement without attending protests

by Roxana Becerril, Marketing/PR Director // June 30, 2020

On May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man accused of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill, took his final breath while handcuffed and pinned...

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University holds healing circles amid protests

University holds healing circles amid protests

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // June 1, 2020

As nationwide protests continue in response to the killing of George Floyd, San Diego State University is holding healing circles for students, faculty...

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The people of Hong Kong are completely justified in protesting the Chinese government

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer // September 18, 2019

I am currently studying abroad in Taiwan and since coming to east Asia, the events that recently transpired here seem far less distant and much more tangible.  I...

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Protesters at the downtown San Diego March for Our Lives, Saturday, March 24.

San Diego joins March for Our Lives

by David Santillan, Social Media Editor // April 3, 2018

Thousands of people poured into downtown San Diego to show their support for student activists marching for stronger gun control laws as part of the nationwide...

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Protests are fine, but it’s action that affects change

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist // February 22, 2017
Real change is realized only when people aren’t merely part-time activists who fall back into passivity once the hype of a situation dies down.
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Milo Yinnopoulos face with red spatter on a black background and the words of the first amendment reflected on his face.

No, UC Berkeley did not step on Yiannopoulos’ right to free speech

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor // February 8, 2017
Yiannopoulos’ college tour has generated gobs of attention for the malignant narcissist.
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San Diego community protests Trump inauguration

San Diego community protests Trump inauguration

by Jocelyn Moran and Jasmine Bermudez // January 24, 2017

After President Donald Trump was inaugurated on Jan. 20, a couple hundred San Diego community members gathered to oppose his rhetoric and agenda. Several...

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South Korean activists prove mass demonstrations work as President impeached

by Aulani Capuchin, Staff Columnist // December 14, 2016

This has been an active season for American activists, but the U.S. is not alone in its political turmoil. South Korea, a notable strategic U.S. ally,...

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

Marquis Campbell arrested again after SDSU incident

by Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer // October 4, 2016

Updated on October 6, 2016, 12:16 PST Marquis Campbell, whose Sept. 15 arrest at San Diego State sparked several campus demonstrations, was released...

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Gender protest misses the mark

Gender protest misses the mark

by Tabi Hoshmand, Staff Columnist // October 30, 2014

If you were in front of Hepner Hall last Tuesday, then you likely noticed something odd. Students nonchalantly read newspapers while sitting on a row of...

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