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Opinion: Naomi Osaka's U.S. Open victory is bigger than tennis

Opinion: Naomi Osaka’s U.S. Open victory is bigger than tennis

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // October 26, 2020

Since becoming a tennis sensation, Naomi Osaka has attained a myriad of success by becoming the first Asian player to be declared world number 1 in singles,...

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Opinion: The emotional wellbeing of Black Americans is declining because of social injustice

Opinion: The emotional wellbeing of Black Americans is declining because of social injustice

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // October 2, 2020

Black Americans have been plagued by racial discrimination including profiling, police brutality, voting restrictions and mass incarcerations for generations....

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More than 37,000 joined in downtown San Diego in January 2018 for the second annual Women's March.

San Diego Women’s March: ‘Hear our vote!’

by Bella Ross, Staff Writer // January 22, 2018

Exactly a year after President Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, thousands took to the streets of San Diego to voice their distaste for the current...

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Students march to change the mascot prior to the spring 2017 AS vote. Photo by Andrew Dyer.

Opinion: State’s findings of racism are an attack on academic freedom and racial justice

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist // January 16, 2018
The university must ask itself: Is the academic definition of racism itself racist if a student disagrees or takes offense?
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Racial slurs and the lexicon of oppression

by Sydney Sweeney, Contributor // March 2, 2016

“We disagree, and I don’t want to talk about it ever again.” With brevity, I ended a conversation a whole minute after it began. One second, my...

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New minor inspires social change

New minor inspires social change

by Kelly Hillock // May 5, 2014

In a society stricken with inequalities and apathy, the ability to be culturally aware and empathetic is not only a marketable skill, but also necessary...

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U.S. demands social and economic equality

by Eric Lee // September 27, 2013

It seems every time I turn on the news—especially Fox—the government’s social programs are being berated by the right wing. This makes me wonder,...

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