The Collegian

What?s to come after Mubarak era?

Keith Brumley

February 15, 2011


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Keith BrumleyColumnist In a matter of 18 days, a non-violent populist revolution led by no one in particular toppled the authoritarian regime of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak. Beginning Jan. 25 with a Twitter feed protesting the death of Khale Said spreading through the air like the pollen of a germina...

Super Student: President Obama isn?t the only person updating his r

Tony Reiss

February 15, 2011


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Tony ReissSuper Student I've always said that if I can make it through January everything will be okay. In my old age, I have grown weary of winter's icy death grip. January has to be one of my least favorite months. It's long, it's cold and it's brutal. February, on the other hand, is a fantastic mont...

Momentary weakness leads to poor sandwich decision

Jonathan Willett

February 15, 2011


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Jonathan WillettColumnist I am a fan of food, in case the picture of me is misleading. The tastier, the more bizarre, the better. Growing up and working in the food industry in a variety of jobs, I became acquainted with some truly delicious and some truly horrifying culinary concoctions by restaurants,...

Good Samaritan alcohol policy has potential to save students? lives

staff

February 8, 2011


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When people under 21 in South Da­kota find themselves with a danger­ously intoxicated friend, what do they do? Do they call 911 to seek medical help? Or do they choose to wait it out and hope for the best? It seems like the decision should be clear. If there is even a slight chance that your frien...

Whether you?re single or taken, ?be cool?

staff

February 8, 2011


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Valentine's Day is upon us again. Like many other bachelors and bachelorettes, this holiday can rub me the wrong way. Pink hearts and enormous stuffed bears line store aisles ensuring that I will not forget my soul-crushing loneliness. I kid; of course, I don't think I could find time right now for a relationshi...

Across The Spectrum Health Care Repeal

staff

February 8, 2011


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Left: Fix the health care system and move on The issue I have with repeal of the health care law goes beyond my belief that health care is a right and not a privilege; the issue that troubles me is can we afford to make this the top priority of our new Congress? Yes, there are ways that the bill can ...

Punishing Wikileaks founder Assange constricts First Amendment rights

Jon Weiler

February 8, 2011


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Jon WeilerColumnist What are Wikileaks? The first time I heard about Wikileaks was when Pfc. Bradley Manning was taken into custody for leaking classified docu­ments of operations in Afghanistan. What I saw on all major news net­works was how these classified docu­ments exposed personnel working ...

Smoking issue far from over

staff

February 8, 2011


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The Editorial Board Issue: SA repealed its original, controversial resolution concerning a campus-wide smoking ban and has replaced it with a new one. We truly appreciate the work of Senators Shad Christman and Kate Wegehaupt, who sponsored the new resolution titled "Smoking Policy Student Survey." ...

A healthy diet is so easy a caveman could do it

Kyle Kranz

January 25, 2011


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Kyle Kranz Usually it's anthropology buffs studying the diet and life style of the ancient men and women of our past. However, more recently a new kind of buff has been focusing on our ancestors in Europe and Asia, the fitness and health buff. Why is this group now looking toward the cave man? The ma...

MTV reality show Teen Mom 2 raising more drama than children

Jonathan Willett

January 25, 2011


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Jonathan Willett The other night I was unfortunate enough to be sitting in front of the television with The Roommate's 18-year-old girlfriend. I say unfortunate due to the fact that MTV was broadcasting its latest example of self-aggrandizing voyeurism. Teen Mom 2 is a despicable display of what is worst ...

Digital materials great, but first better delivery needed

The Collegian Editorial Board

January 25, 2011


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The Collegian Editorial Board Issue: SDSU continues to go paperless with plans to make the course catalog completely digital. Though no date has been set, SDSU's undergraduate catalog will eventually cease physical publication and move completely digital. This will save the university nearly $25,000,...

Welcome to stress city, population: everyone

staff

January 25, 2011


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Pastor Bob ChellColumnist I tell folks I can tell when I have a good sermon because I feel particularly hypocritical. If I'm correct in my assumption the article you're reading will be the best I've ever written. There are few things which garner universal consensus on campus these days. Those who tru...