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Jackie Robinson's legacy deserves to be better celebrated in today's political climate

Jackie Robinson’s legacy deserves to be better celebrated in today’s political climate

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // April 15, 2021

The legacy of Jackie Robinson is so colossal that it still continues to grow in depth and breadth. On April 15, with every player wearing No. 42 jerseys...

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Hank Aaron's impact on baseball changed the world

Hank Aaron’s impact on baseball changed the world

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 10, 2021

In his 1992 film, “A League of Their Own,” Tom Hanks famously said, “there is no crying in baseball,” but nearly 30 years later, he was proven...

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

What you need to know for Greenfest

by Juniper Perkins, Staff Writer // March 10, 2020

Greenfest is finally here with a week filled to the brim with exciting events.  This year’s theme: reach with your roots.  “We’ve been planning...

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Norma Iglesias-Prieto also spoke in front of the art to the audience. She curated the exhibit.

Celebrating 50 years of art activism with print exhibit

by Roxana Becerril, Engagement Editor // February 25, 2020

Amidst a myriad of colorful images depicting everything from an Aztec clenching a cluster of grapes to a print that reads “Viva La Raza,” was a...

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Students protesting at the Climate Strike held on campus.

Student participation in politics has the power to make a change

by Oliver Krvaric, Contributor // October 16, 2019

One of the travesties of modern electoral politics is the observation that the cohorts of society that are most liable to inheriting the outcomes of ongoing...

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Women's education activist Shiza Shahid visits campus

Women’s education activist Shiza Shahid visits campus

by Nakia Richardson, Staff Writer // March 13, 2019

Shiza Shahid, a women’s right activist, CEO and co-founder of the Malala Fund, encouraged San Diego State students to create their own path and advocate...

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An example of undocumented LGBTQ activist Julio Salgado's art work. Photo from @CultureStrike

Undocumented, LGBTQ activist to speak at Student Union

by Jocelyn Moran and David Santillan // April 18, 2018

Julio Salgado, one of the founders of DreamersAdrift and manager of the CultureStrike project, will be at the Montezuma Theater inside of the Conrad Prebys...

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A kiosk in Chicano Park, Barrio Logan after danzantes performed and left offerings.

Barrio Logan residents were right to fight attempted gentrification

by Stacy Marquez, Staff Writer // November 29, 2017

In early October, Jenny Niezgoda, a white travel blogger better known as The Barefoot Bohemian on Instagram, released a Kickstarter and video stating her...

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New anthology “Chicana Tributes: Stories for the New Generation,” is displayed outside of an organized panel discussion in Love Library.

New SDSU published anthology pays tribute to local Chicana activists

by Stacy Marquez, Contributer // September 18, 2017

Students, children, staff, faculty, community members and activists of all ages gathered on the fourth floor of Love Library to attend the San Diego State...

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Modern activism makes a lot of noise but doesn’t get a lot of results

by John Ciulla, Contributor // November 3, 2016
Modern activism has become more about being provocative than pursuing tangible results.
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SDSU research center fosters student feminist activism

SDSU research center fosters student feminist activism

by Nicole Sazegar, Senior Staff Writer // March 14, 2016

The phrase “bread and roses” was the rallying cry of female workers on strike in the 20th century. The political slogan became an iconic reminder about...

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'Orange is the New Black' star to speak at SDSU

‘Orange is the New Black’ star to speak at SDSU

by Jasmine Bermudez, Contributor // October 12, 2015

“Orange is the New Black” star and LGBTQ activist Lea DeLaria will speak to San Diego State students Monday night in Montezuma Hall. “DeLaria’s...

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