The Daily Aztec

Lilly Glenister

Lilly Glenister, Managing Editor

Lilly Glenister is a senior at SDSU and is double majoring in journalism and political science. She started writing for The Daily Aztec in fall 2014 and is currently the managing editor. Previously, Lilly was the assistant editor for the Arts and Culture section.

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Senior Farewell: Lilly Glenister

Senior Farewell: Lilly Glenister

May 2, 2018

I really don’t have too much to say, but I want to thank everyone I have worked with at The Daily Aztec these past four years at San Diego State. I...

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Phi Gamma Delta needs to stop appropriating island culture

Phi Gamma Delta needs to stop appropriating island culture

April 11, 2018

The San Diego State chapter of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity recently held a series of events part of its annual “Islander Week.” While members...

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Courtesy of Steve Keros

Red Hot Chili Peppers come for ‘One Hot Minute’

April 5, 2017

There aren’t too many bands in Southern California that have music as ubiquitous as the Red Hot Chili Peppers. In fact, you can turn on any alternative...

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Stay Woke!

Women’s Resource Center prepares for exciting year

August 30, 2016

The start of a new school year can mean a lot of things. It’s a time to refocus, plan ahead and maybe most of all, a great time to meet new people. San...

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Meet the class of 2016: Taylor Hye

Meet the class of 2016: Taylor Hye

May 13, 2016

When Taylor Hye came to San Diego State as a transfer student her sophomore year, she knew it was going to be a place where she could make her dreams a...

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SDSU student band opens up to fans through rock music

SDSU student band opens up to fans through rock music

April 6, 2016

The music industry is known to be a cutthroat business. Musicians change their image to meet industry standards, use Auto-Tune to cover up perceived flaws...

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Metric impresses with career-spanning set at House of Blues

Metric impresses with career-spanning set at House of Blues

March 7, 2016

Metric didn’t break its promise to bring “extra” at its sold-out show on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Canadian indie-rock band packed the House of Blues...

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Alumni rock band wilds out with raw energy and angst

Alumni rock band wilds out with raw energy and angst

March 2, 2016

Not all bands are formed by childhood friends who claim they were destined to melt faces since birth. But many bands are formed the way  local group The...

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Metric promises extra for its 2-night shows at the House of Blues

Metric promises extra for its 2-night shows at the House of Blues

February 19, 2016

Canadian indie-rock band Metric is bringing its new headlining tour, I Can See the End, to San Diego on Wednesday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Feb. 25 at the...

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SDSU Downtown Gallery set to open energized exhibit

SDSU Downtown Gallery set to open energized exhibit

February 2, 2016

The SDSU Downtown Gallery will have a new exhibit from Feb. 4 to March 27 exploring the intersection between energy and art. Students and faculty from...

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Local arts showcase kicks off its first stop in San Diego

Local arts showcase kicks off its first stop in San Diego

January 20, 2016

The San Diego chapter of the Los Angeles-based art organization RAW: Natural Born Artists is kicking off the new year with its showcase Futures at 6 p.m....

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SDSU tells stories of Italian migrants

SDSU tells stories of Italian migrants

November 18, 2015

Beginning in mid-November until fall 2016, San Diego State will host a photography exhibition in the Love Library that emphasizes aspects of the migrant...

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San Diego Music Thing comes to SDSU

San Diego Music Thing comes to SDSU

November 16, 2015

The eighth annual San Diego Music Thing, a music and media conference, was held from Nov. 12-14. Produced by local non-profit group the San Diego Music...

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North Park puts on punk weekend

North Park puts on punk weekend

October 28, 2015

The Observatory North Park was recently jam-packed with powerful punk performances. From local band The Frights on Saturday, Oct. 17, to Black Lips on...

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Riot nearly erupts at Panteon Rococo show

Riot nearly erupts at Panteon Rococo show

October 2, 2015

The House of Blues San Diego was packed on Wednesday, Sept. 23 for three unique Latin bands. The groups brought different genres of music, including punk,...

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Club has its head in the game

Club has its head in the game

September 23, 2015

For a student organization that is a hybrid between community involvement and a place to meet new people while learning to be healthy, look no further...

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Freshman wins dorm room makeover

Freshman wins dorm room makeover

August 31, 2015

Crashing classes, navigating around campus in 100-degree weather and getting back into the swing of hours of homework every night can make the first week...

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Aztec alumnus thrives in rock n roll industry

Aztec alumnus thrives in rock ‘n’ roll industry

August 28, 2015

Not many bands leave lasting musical impressions, but the Nervous Wreckords are among the few that do. With its lead singer’s one-of-a-kind voice, tongue-in-cheek...

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Lesson 443

Moxie’s latest production is not your average teen angst play

May 1, 2015

San Diego’s own Moxie Theatre hosted the world-premiere of the coming-of-age tale “Lesson 443” at its preview this past Thursday. Written by Colombian...

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Saint Motel makes stop at The Irenic

Saint Motel makes stop at The Irenic

April 20, 2015

There’s no better feeling than having your expectations for a band exceeded. Last Wednesday, Saint Motel did just that. Formed in 2009, Saint Motel...

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Neveready stays true to own beat

Neveready stays true to own beat

April 8, 2015

San Diego has always been a breeding ground for unique local music. One local band that has been spreading its infectious grooves throughout the city is...

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Ting Tings

The Ting Tings return to the spotlight on tour

April 7, 2015

Walking up to The House of Blues on March 23 was like a trip back to seventh grade. Anticipation filled the air as fans of English musical duo The Ting...

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Dance professor prepares for last curtain call

Dance professor prepares for last curtain call

March 4, 2015

For most dancers, the intimacy and emotions felt from their craft are beyond comparison. Patricia Sandback, dance performer, choreographer and professor...

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Left Hand Black links art and ink

Left Hand Black links art and ink

February 12, 2015

For the past few years, one of the most hip places to be in San Diego has been the up-and-coming, eclectic neighborhood of South Park. With an influx of...

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Local theatre shifts to new ownership

Local theatre shifts to new ownership

January 29, 2015

San Diego music fans definitely have something to be excited for in 2015: On Jan. 15, the North Park Theater on University Avenue officially went under...

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SDSU gallery hosts border artist

December 1, 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is an opportune time for students to reflect on issues beyond the privileged bubble that is San Diego State....

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Pacific Islander Student Association hosts scholarship event

Pacific Islander Student Association hosts scholarship event

November 21, 2014

A large school such as San Diego State, with approximately 32,000 students, can make it easy for certain cultural groups to fall under the radar. An...

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Open-mic night supports women

Open-mic night supports women

November 17, 2014

Founded by “The Vagina Monologues” playwright Eve Ensler, nonprofit organization V-Day is a global movement set on generating broader attention and...

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Art walk shines in North Park

Art walk shines in North Park

November 13, 2014

Going to San Diego State gives students an opportunity not only to further their education at our beautiful campus but to indulge in a countless number...

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Courtesy of San Diego Italian Film Festival

Foreign Films sail into San Diego

October 23, 2014

Not many people can jet off to a foreign country at the drop of a dime, especially college students preoccupied with midterms. And let’s face it: traveling...

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Symphony strikes a new chord

Symphony strikes a new chord

October 16, 2014

A recent influx of reality television shows and auto-tuned artists poses a challenge to find any true talent in today’s society. However, there is no...

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