The Daily Aztec

Juniper Perkins, Senior Staff Writer

Juniper Perkins (they/them/theirs) is a third-year journalism student with an emphasis in media studies and a minor in creative editing and publishing. In addition to their work at The Daily Aztec, they're also Secretary of SDSU's chapter of Society of Professional Journalists. Their other passions include creative writing, watercolor painting and Dungeons and Dragons. You can follow them on Twitter @juniperkins.

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History professor Elizabeth Pollards new course on comic books, Conquering Social Issues Through Comic Studies (HIST-157), begins this fall semester.

History professor creates new course on comic books

August 27, 2020

Comic lovers can bring their passion to the virtual classroom with a new history course at San Diego State this year. Conquering Social Issues Through...

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This board is a collective intention mural where people wrote how they intend to contribute to the world.

[Photo] What you need to know for Greenfest

March 10, 2020

This board is a collective intention mural where people wrote how they intend to contribute to the world.

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Resources for student survivors around sex

Resources for student survivors around sex

February 20, 2020

Occurrences of nonconsensual sexual contact on college campuses have increased since 2015, according to 2019 a campus climate survey by the Association...

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A group of motivated entrepreneurs give students a creative space.

Student art and vintage clothes debut at new store Wotown @ SDSU

February 19, 2020

In collaboration with the student arts collective Creative State, Woah Company opened its long-awaited pop-up location on Thursday, Feb. 13 on Montezuma...

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Studio Ghibli will release its classic films on HBO Max this spring

Studio Ghibli will release its classic films on HBO Max this spring

January 29, 2020

“Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro” and “Howl’s Moving Castle” — what do these films have in common? They all come from the critically...

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Holiday fun to attend over the winter break

December 11, 2019

Decided to stay local for the upcoming break? No worries! San Diego is packed with winter events for everyone to enjoy. From holiday classics to cultural...

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The event didnt allow photography, but this sign was outside Montezuma Hall

Journey to a Shared Humanity touches on various -isms

November 25, 2019

“The Journey to a Shared Humanity” is a series of student performances designed to expose audiences to various forms of discrimination and oppression....

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Students made teams to compete during the on campus laser tag event.

Game on laser tag fun provides study break

October 23, 2019

Students dodge midterm stress at laser tag event The Aztec Student Union Board hosted a free laser tag event on Monday, Oct. 21 in Montezuma Hall.  Students...

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The concert combined the seven last words of black men killed by police with classical music.

Powerful orchestra concert pairs last words with music

October 23, 2019

“Truth and Reconciliation” engaged the community in discussions of discrimination, loss and healing with the help of San Diego State’s Symphony...

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Pad Thai noodles with chicken.

Authentic Thai cuisine lives on campus

October 16, 2019

Nestled between Cream and College Avenue lies 55 Thai Kitchen, a restaurant serving affordable, authentic Thai cuisine to the College Area community since...

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SDSU symphonies perform during sunset at Imperial Beach.

SDSU symphonies play by the sea

October 9, 2019

Imperial Beach hosted its annual Symphony By the Sea on Oct. 5, featuring San Diego State’s Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony with a special appearance...

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Plaque outside of Chicana, Chicano Studies room.

Chicana, Chicano Studies helps students for more than 50 years

October 1, 2019

San Diego State's Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies is celebrating its 50th anniversary this school year with several cultural events on campus.  The...

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Planet over Profit and other slogans covered the signs students would use for the climate strike.

[Photo] Students support and participate in Sustainability Day

September 24, 2019

"Planet over Profit" and other slogans covered the signs students would use for the climate strike.

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M.E.Ch.A. brings community and culture to students

September 17, 2019

The Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A) supports Chicanx and Latinx students in achieving their educational goals by teaching cultural...

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Little Italys Saturday market from a students perspective

Little Italy’s Saturday market from a student’s perspective

September 10, 2019

Rain or shine, Little Italy’s Mercato farmers’ market kicks off every Saturday by hosting more than 200 local vendors on the streets of downtown San...

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Perkins tried a brown rice bowl with chicken, lettuce, onion, hot white sauce and hummus.

Halal Shack brings new flavors to campus

September 4, 2019

Say hello to the long-awaited Halal Shack, a restaurant featuring a blend of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors with an American twist.  The...

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Budihas stands in front of her sign in the Aztec Student Union where she will be performing live on September 11.

Student performing first solo set at the first Nooner

August 22, 2019

Singer, songwriter, producer and public relations senior Gabrielle Budihas is set to perform at the semester’s first Nooner concert. The concert will...

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This graphic shows all 32 of the gender neutral bathrooms on campus with three of them being multiple stalls and the others being singles.

How to navigate LGBTQ+ resources available on campus for all students

August 21, 2019

Identities can be hard to navigate, especially when moving into a new phase of life. College is full of new experiences, people and places. It can be hard...

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Downtown San Diego enjoyed a cloudy sunset which is seen from this overhead angle viewing part of the city, accessible from the trolley.

San Diego destinations just a trolley stop away

August 14, 2019

Between seemingly endless homework, going to classes, and the stress of “cabin fever,” it’s important to take some time to explore San Diego. Not...

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