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My experience growing up as a first generation Filipino-American

My experience growing up as a first generation Filipino-American

by Gaby Jose, Contributor // October 29, 2020

Growing up as a first-generation Filipino-American in a town with close to no other Filipinos, I became deeply estranged from my culture. My parents were...

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Multi-Disciplinary and Cultural Conference host empowering speakers

Multi-Disciplinary and Cultural Conference host empowering speakers

by Roxanna Boren, Contributor // March 11, 2020

Activists for the Latinx community speak about struggle and advocate for equality on campus, inspiring students to push for change.The Latino Student Social...

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Making travel a priority leads to enriching experiences

Making travel a priority leads to enriching experiences

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor // February 26, 2020

People are always being encouraged to travel around the world to have new, exciting experiences. With school or work, making plans to travel is not something...

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Aztec Warrior at a SDSU football game.

SDSU should celebrate Aztec culture

by Peyton Antil, Contributor // October 23, 2019

For decades at San Diego State, there has been a contentious debate about the cultural appropriateness of our school mascot, the Aztec Warrior. In recent...

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Culture Night highlights sights and sounds of different backgrounds

Culture Night highlights sights and sounds of different backgrounds

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // March 3, 2019

Cultural sampling came to Montezuma Hall on Feb. 20 as Alpha Pi Sigma and the Latino Student Social Work Association brought food, music and camaraderie...

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We must celebrate all cultures

by Shalika Oza, Staff Writer // December 12, 2018

It’s time to celebrate our cultures, not spread hate. Growing up, I was raised with two different cultures. On one hand, I am Indian, something I...

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The International Peace Village on Nov. 15 attracted many new attendees as the organizers taught students about different countries and cultures.

International Peace Village event thrives in new location

by Kaitlyn Little, Staff Writer // November 20, 2018

With sounds of music from a classical Indian dance to a Bamboo Stick Dance and flags strung across the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, students found...

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Teryn McMurry, Jonathan Esquer, Adriana Becerra, Matt Tornero, Kennedy Jean Garcia, Sahar Hakimi, Mario Vega, Marissa Rodriguez, Sabrina Solorazo and Diana Ramirez in “Más.”

‘Más’ explores cultural identity, based on true events

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // November 14, 2018

San Diego State’s production of "Más" tackles many difficult topics regarding the real life dismantling of Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican...

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International Coffee Hour offers immersion in various cultures

International Coffee Hour offers immersion in various cultures

by Spencer White, Staff Writer // September 6, 2018

Every Friday at noon, students of various backgrounds gather in San Diego State’s International Student Center for an International Coffee Hour, during...

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Why being an international student is rewarding

by Suma Massaley // August 15, 2018

Some of you reading this are probably settling into your new dormitories or are in the process of boarding planes for maybe the first time away from home,...

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Ballet Folklorico Xochipilli de SDSU embraces culture through dance and education

Ballet Folklorico Xochipilli de SDSU embraces culture through dance and education

by Sofia Bert, Contributor // October 4, 2017

The Ballet Folklorico Xochipilli de SDSU is a group that works to explore Mexican culture through the art of dance. The club is named after the Aztec...

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Photo by Christine Whitman

Graphic Designer Shares Inspirations

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // November 16, 2016

San Diego State graphic design sophomore Douglas Quan has been drawing his whole life but is now ready to share his art and culture with the world. Although...

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