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‘Fist Fight’ review

by Nicole Sazegar, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

While the usual narrative of two students getting into an after school fight has been played out in most movies, “Fist Fight” goes against most played out sketch comedies and uses original and outrageous jokes to highlight ...

Magic shows are not my strong suit

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

You know that trick where you see a woman in half? I tried to do it once and she bled out all over the stage. Editor's Note: Mr. Dixon may or may not have actually sawed a woman in half during a magic show. Let me take you...

I died the other day, but I’m fine

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

Last semester I wrote an introduction to one of the best dark arts programs in the California State University system. If you recall I wrote about “Introduction to Necromancy,” a class where I brought my dead cat to life....

A peek into the campus archives

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

As a history major, I have a decent amount of access to the San Diego State archives. During my time in the archives, I have found several interesting documents and I have decided to reprint a few letters I’ve found. I hope you find them as fascinating as I do...

Trump’s *real* first day in office

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine what the job of the President of the United States actually entails, but sometimes we have the opportunity to peer behind the curtain and get a glimpse of what may be the hardest job in the wo...