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Opinion: Sen. Harris as Democratic VP Candidate is a big win for the Black and Asian community

Opinion: Sen. Harris as Democratic VP Candidate is a big win for the Black and Asian community

by Jayne Yutig, Contributor // August 20, 2020

The Democratic National Convention took place this week and its virtual stage was outshined by a historic first — the nomination of the first Black and...

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STEM fields must include more women

STEM fields must include more women

by Jessica Octavio, Contributor // February 26, 2020

As kids, all of us share an innate fascination for the world around us: the kind that makes us eat bugs, hop in tidepools and look at the stars with wonder....

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The team took a group photo.

Frisbee throwing Gnomes create strong team bond with hard work

by Danika Schmitz, Contributor // February 5, 2020

Gnomes can normally be found as lawn ornaments or garden protectors, but there is a group of gnomes on campus who are mixing it up.  The Gnomes, San...

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People across San Diego show up to the march, along with groups like Planned Parenthood and pro-reproductive and LGBTQIA+ rights organizations.

Fourth annual Women’s March takes place in Downtown San Diego

by Jack Molmud and Camryn McCrary // January 18, 2020

Thousands of supporters marched through the streets of Downtown San Diego on Saturday, participating in the fourth annual, nationally scaled Women’s...

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What you wear is not a statement of consent

by Athena Jreij // November 25, 2019

Too often when a victim of sexual assault or harrassment comes forward to share their story, they are overwhelmed with questions that scrutinize their...

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People of color should be able to celebrate Black Panther without cries for inclusion

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Writer // March 14, 2018

After the release of Black Panther I thought, “Finally, this is our movie, a movie for black people.” After I said this, someone asked me why it...

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Special Commentary: SDSU campus police need to pick up the pace before it’s too late

by Emmalee Ferbert // December 13, 2017

Women have to worry about predators and perverts every day of their lives. They fear walking alone — day or night — because of them. Being new to...

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Film honors gender fluidity

by Nicole Badgley, Staff Writer // 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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“Crime After Crime” examines existing problems in the criminal justice system

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

by Nicole Badgley, Staff Writer // 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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Chapter focuses on women in transportation

Chapter focuses on women in transportation

by Andrea Lopez-Villafaña, Assistant Mundo Editor // October 5, 2016

Getting to school by car, bus or trolley revolves around one single thing: transportation. That is what civil engineering senior Yesenia Ortega said attracted...

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Campus club hopes to fix rape culture

Campus club hopes to fix rape culture

by Emely Navarro, Senior Staff Writer // December 4, 2015

Aztecs for Awareness, an organization started by FratMANners, is bringing awareness to the resources available for sexual violence on campus. The organization...

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Series on women empowerment comes to SDSU

Series on women empowerment comes to SDSU

by Caitlynne Leary, Staff Writer // November 2, 2015

San Diego State’s Panhellenic Association organized a Women’s Empowerment Series with several speakers and a movie screening last week. The series...

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