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The Harlem Renaissance is worth remembering

The Harlem Renaissance is worth remembering

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // March 10, 2021

While most are well aware of the European Renaissance and some of its prominent participants such as William Shakespeare and Michelangelo, it is rare for...

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The history of Black female poets is brief and incomplete

The history of Black female poets is brief and incomplete

by Riley Martinez, Contributor // February 24, 2021

It is well known that art forms the heart of America. Whether through movies, music or written media, art is often what binds us together during those...

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They walked so I could run

They walked so I could run

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // February 3, 2021

I have the honor and privilege to say I am one of the “lucky ones.”  As a 21st century Black woman, I live in an era where I am free to pursue...

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Laureana Samonte, Brent Jensen and Willow Lark discuss poetry at the recent poetry club meeting.

SDSU club meets with poetic meaning

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // March 21, 2018

When poetry finds motion, it is carried by those who hold it in their hearts. Students at San Diego State are coming together to show their love for...

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Psychology freshman Raqui Carson performed Self Reflection at Black Expressions Nov. 3 event.

Black Xpression open mic event empowers and unites community

by Paula Niederland, Staff Writer // November 8, 2017

La Bodega Gallery undergoes a transformation every Friday: art gallery by day, Black Xpression by night. Black Xpression is a space where individuals...

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‘Vibe Night’ offers music, rap and poetry

‘Vibe Night’ offers music, rap and poetry

by Ceighlee Fennel, Staff Writer // April 26, 2017

On April 20, the Student African American Brotherhood put on an event called Vibe Night from 7 to 9 p.m. in Scripps Cottage. The two main performers of...

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Students take on poetry projects

Students take on poetry projects

by Alek Sanchez, Staff Writer // December 2, 2015

For almost two decades, Poetry International has placed a spotlight on world class literature. Centered in San Diego but with a global appeal, Poetry International...

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Author shares life-inspired stories at SDSU

Author shares life-inspired stories at SDSU

by Lauren Spinelli , Staff Writer // October 13, 2014

San Diego State hosted author Toni Jensen last Wednesday, Oct. 8 at the Love Library as part of the Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series. At the event,...

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Between sheets and sleep

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor // June 23, 2014

the words become dust in my eyes, showing you what I carry with you, as you pry the heaving feeling from your chest how can I tell you, with only...

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Beyond

by Sarah Gough // April 26, 2014

How did life become this complicated? Reality is simply the culmination of the end results of the circumstances we’re put in, the decisions we make,...

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Enjoy the struggle/You mean the world to me

by Sarah Gough // April 21, 2014

Enjoy the struggle I walked through a cemetery last night. Time became finite and simultaneously expanded into something beyond my understanding. I...

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Staring in the face of defeat

by Sarah Gough // April 10, 2014

Silence is a strange companion It makes one’s thoughts fill the vacancy it creates. These six walls that contain me, At times they seem so distant So...

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