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Managing producer and director of “Defamation” Kimm Beavers addresses the audience in a post-performance discussion.

‘Defamation’ on campus sparks discussion in discourse

February 21, 2018

Personal biases and rhetoric often impede upon decisions that politicians, community leaders, citizens and even students make. Words have the power to...

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Anna Cambria poses with her self-published book My New Normal: Surviving Suicide Loss.

Alumna honors loss of her father in self-published book

February 9, 2018

On a Thursday morning in May 2016, Anna Cambria was taking her final steps as a San Diego State college undergrad. She eagerly awaited the moment when...

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“The Vagina Monologues” producer Laura Horton, Co-Director Ella Castillo and cast member Elvan Guzman table for the upcoming performances on campus.

PREVIEW: The Vagina Monologues’ vulvacious cast acts for women’s rights and a charitable cause

January 24, 2018

In 1970, San Diego State was the first Cal State University to offer women’s studies courses in classrooms. “The Vagina Monologues,” an all-female...

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The campus carnival Aztec Nights event in September of 2016 featured a ferris wheel and other classic carnival rides free for students to enjoy.

A.S. presents ‘Best of Aztec Nights’ in upcoming event

January 17, 2018

San Diego State’s Aztec Nights are a time for students to gather together with new friends, and old ones too, for a night of various activities, fun...

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Israeli feature film director and screenwriter Nir Bergman spoke to San Diego State students on Oct. 16 about his award-winning films and career.

Israeli director Nir Bergman discusses film and perspective with SDSU

October 25, 2017

San Diego State is home to people of all different backgrounds and cultures. This can be seen not just in SDSU’s international students, but in some...

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Antoinette Sharpe, Anuhea Tao Tufaga, Nash Salas, Tiffany Pascua and Myrna Gungon pose after performing a dance at last years scholarship luau.

PISA looks to expand and educate

September 13, 2017

San Diego State’s Pacific Islander Student Association is a cultural student organization that strives to educate members and the community about the...

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The AS Food Pantry sets up every Thursday during the farmers market on the north library walkway.

AS Food Pantry expands services

September 6, 2017

The start of the new school year comes with new changes from San Diego State’s Associated Students. One of the new aspects directly affecting students...

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Adjusting to SDSU and college

August 22, 2017

As a new student at San Diego State, there are plenty of adjustments that each freshman must face and conquer during their first semester as Aztecs. However,...

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Event aims to move students from surviving to thriving

Event aims to move students from ‘surviving to thriving’

April 26, 2017

Associated Students’ Green Love and Green Fest hosted keynote speaker Mustafa Santiago Ali to speak at their Environmental Justice in America event....

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Film honors gender fluidity

March 13, 2017

Several on-campus groups celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8 with various discussions and activities. The Bread and Roses...

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New construction impacts students

March 1, 2017

South Campus Plaza opened on Jan. 15 to house a portion of freshmen living in the dorms. One of the freshmen resident dorms, Tenochca, closed over winter...

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Womens Studies organizes for gender justice

Women’s Studies organizes for gender justice

January 30, 2017

This article has been updated. (Feb. 5 9:47 PST) An event organized by the Women’s Studies Department on Jan. 26 invited community leaders to speak...

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Balboa Parks December Nights shines bright

Balboa Park’s December Nights shines bright

December 6, 2016

Excited faces and shining eyes glowed red and green last weekend. Numerous light displays made Balboa Park glow as those excited faces enjoyed a gathering...

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Creating businesses from hobbies

Creating businesses from hobbies

November 30, 2016

It’s a skill to turn everyday hobbies like necklace making, painting, carving and photography into business ventures. Some entrepreneurs sell their...

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Downtown grill offers fresh seafood

Downtown grill offers fresh seafood

November 30, 2016

Upon arrival to Blue Water Seafood Market and Grill, I was overwhelmed by the aroma of fresh seafood and flavors fumigating in the air. To my left, I...

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Aimee Holland at a rehearsal for upcoming play, Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Lilly Glenister.

Stage manager pursues passions

November 16, 2016

Stage managers are some of the first roles to join the process of a play or musical.They are incorporated into auditions, castings, design meetings and...

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Campanile Music Festival returns to San Diego State

November 9, 2016

For music students, the opportunity to work with professional artists is one that does not come around too often. The Campanile Music Festival at San...

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Campus Movie Fest showcases creativity

November 2, 2016

Campus Movie Fest is the world’s largest student film festival that gives students everywhere the opportunity to create and produce their own short films. This...

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“Crime After Crime” examines existing problems in the criminal justice system

“Crime After Crime” examines existing problems in the criminal justice system

October 28, 2016

From 1977 to present, the number of incarcerated women has increased from 20,000 to more than 120,000. Eighty percent of these women are also victims of...

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Women’s Resource Center hosts film screening that explores women’s rights to choose

October 10, 2016

The discussion of women’s reproductive health and freedom usually revolves around the topic of abortion rights. However, there are other not so widely...

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New professor gives English learners a fair chance to succeed

October 6, 2016

Saúl Maldonado is one of the newest faculty members at the department of dual language and English learner education at San Diego State. As an undergrad...

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Comic books were  a popular form of zine at this years festival.

Zine Fest encourages self-expression

October 5, 2016

Music was blaring from Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park Oct. 1. Inside, over 50 individual booths displayed an array of creative works, each...

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Women’s studies department hosts first monthly colloquium of fall semester

September 23, 2016

Each month, the Bread and Roses Center of the department of women’s studies at San Diego State hosts a Feminist Research Colloquium. The program invites...

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