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Here is a screenshot of Luis Lopez's poster for his film

SDSU Alum’s short film makes it to Sundance Film Festival

by Aleah Jarin, Senior Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

San Diego State alum Luis Lopez, who graduated with a film production degree in fall 2019, debuted his short film documentary, “Dear Philadelphia,”...

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“Arts Alive: A Cloud 9 Panel Discussion” highlights social issues in theatre

by Kayla Brown, Staff Writer // February 22, 2021

Arts Alive hosted a fifth discovery series panel about the revived satirical play “Cloud 9” on Monday, Feb. 15. The discussion brought together faculty...

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Elizabeth Olson as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION, exclusively on Disney+. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.)

Review: WandaVision begins a brilliant start for the future of Disney’s Marvel Studios

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer // February 22, 2021

In the wake of massive success, Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios took a hiatus that lasted an extensive 1.5 years. With the release date being pushed...

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“Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album” is a fitting sonic addition to Fred Hampton’s legacy

by Jacob Sullivan, Contributor // February 22, 2021

Albums inspired by movies can oftentimes be a hit or miss.  A lot goes into the planning of the album. Who should be on it? Who should produce it?...

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Students gather at an SDSU International Youth and Students for Social Equality  event in 2017. (Courtesy of Melody, an SDSU IYSSE alumni)

San Diego State Socialists call for working class revolution

by Brandon Balayan, Staff Writer // February 19, 2021

For Emanuele Saccarelli, the unfulfilled promises of peace following the collapse of the USSR and the current situation of the world can be attributed...

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Counseling and Psychological Services offers a variety of support for students dealing with mental health struggles.

Column: Let’s Talk About Mental Health in the Black community

by Kennedy Benjamin, Contributor // February 15, 2021

During the past several years, the modern Black community has gone through an unbelievable amount of trauma and upset, but the peak of this was seen during...

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(Top l-r) DARRELL BRITT-GIBSON as Bobby Rush, DANIEL KALUUYA as Chairman Fred Hampton and ASHTON SANDERS as Jimmy Palmer in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Warner Bros. Studios hosts roundtable for new film “Judas and the Black Messiah”

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // February 10, 2021

Fred Hampton is a name some people would not recognize, but many should. He was the Chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter stationed in Illinois and...

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Lana Del Rey, Drake and Weezer are a few artists who could be releasing albums in 2021.

Quick Take: Here’s some albums to expect in the new year

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

One of the countless lessons to be learned from COVD-19 is that the future can’t be perfectly predicted, and it’s clear this same ideal applies to...

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Back in October, when this photo was taken, the massive parking lot had been torn up. Today, a large chunk of the stadium is gone.

Reflections on the demolition of SDCCU Stadium

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer // February 4, 2021

The stadium in Mission Valley has been known by many names, San Diego Stadium, Jack Murphy Stadium, Qualcomm Stadium, and SDCCU Stadium. Though since 1967,...

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Night Stalker uses a unique format compared to other true crime series, with first-hand interviews and accounts from victims and main detectives.

Review: Netflix’s “Night Stalker” brings thrills and horror to a true crime documentary

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // February 4, 2021

With the rise in popularity of true crime documentary series on Netflix, “Night Stalker” seemed destined to get lost among other true crime content. Within...

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B.L.E.U., also known as Karim Arafah, promotes his newest album “Euphoria,” which came out on Jan. 22.

B.L.E.U’s innovative sound becoming a hit with students

by Flower Smith, Staff Writer // February 4, 2021

Economics sophomore Karim Arafah is an aspiring singer, songwriter and record producer who is attracting some rise and attention from students at San Diego...

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Anna Williams styled in a sweater vest and long sleeve button up combination (Photo credit: Anna Williams).

Column: New year, new fashion trends. Here’s what’s currently trending in the fashion world

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer // January 29, 2021

2020 was an interesting year for fashion. With nowhere to go due to the pandemic, dressing up and putting together a full outfit was put on hold as comfy...

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