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Taro xiao long bao is one of the Din Tai Fungs well-known desserts.

Dumpling Dash: Din Tai Fung

by Jessica Octavio, Senior Staff Writer // October 14, 2021

Nestled in the corner of La Jolla’s UTC Westfield Mall is the San Diego branch of Din Tai Fung, a Taiwanese franchise that’s bringing its cuisine ー...

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Gossip Grills drink selection includes Shark Bait, Bullet Proof and High and Tight, but the great drink selection isnt the only reason why people come to the famous restaurant.

Gossip Grill is more than just a woman-forward bar

by Brittany Cruz-Fejeran, Staff Writer // October 14, 2021

 Gossip Grill is not a lesbian bar, said Moe Girton, owner of the bar and nightclub. It is a woman-forward bar that plays with everyone.  “I thought...

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The SDSU symphony orchestra performing on Oct. 2.

SDSU music ensembles return to Symphony by the Sea

by Noé Sandoval, Mundo Azteca Editor // October 13, 2021

Live music has made a huge comeback since COVID-19 regulations have been gradually lifted. Taking advantage of this, San Diego State’s School of Music...

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Student musician plays first live show on campus

by Lucelis Martinez, Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

Joaquin Paez performed 11 original songs at the second Nooner event of the fall 2021 semester.  The Aztec Student Union hosted the event on Oct.8.  According...

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The host of the Instagram Live enjoys a local cuisine.

Latinx chef showcases authentic Mexican dishes on Instagram Live

by Lucelis Martinez, Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

San Diego State’s Latinx Student Union (LSU) hosted a cultura en la cocina event on Instagram Live on Friday, Oct. 8.  According to their official...

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The figures in red jumpsuits oversee the games and eliminate competitors who break the rules.

‘Squid Game’ is a triumph in the age of streaming

by Hailey Doolittle , Contributor // October 8, 2021

It’s the age of streaming. With hundreds of shows and movies released daily, it is hard to imagine that one would stand out from the rest. The idea of...

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Saint Luna played a sold-out show at SD Soma with a string of additional bands leading off the night.

Concert Roundup: Young artists provide memorable experiences

by Sara Rott and Maritza Camacho // October 8, 2021

Oct. 2 - Saint Luna at SD Soma When one thinks of a concert, they can't help but think of live music, dancing ‘til your feet hurt and waking up the...

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Food Studies class on a field trip to Mount Hope Community Garden in Southeast San Diego.

Food Studies minor added to fall 2021 curriculum

by Eugènie Budnik, Contributor // October 7, 2021

When students hear that San Diego State has a food studies minor, they may think “What does one even study to bake a soufflé?” However,...

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Performer Jason Hwang balancing his body using his left hand in the middle of a power move during his routine.

Students pop and lock for a good time

by Sara Rott, Senior Staff Writer // October 7, 2021

The Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union put on “street performer night,” on Sept. 28 where students lined up for free Raising Canes and an epic show....

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Check-in table for students entering the State Dates event on Sept. 29.

‘State Dates’ is a great place to make friendly connections

by Lucelis Martinez, Staff Writer // October 7, 2021

With a name that was a bit misleading, ‘State Dates’ was actually a speed dating event for finding potential friends. The ‘State Dates’ event...

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The interior of Alforon showcases their successes in magazines and in the media.

Alforon is authentic Mediterranean cuisine

by Aaron Velasquez, Contributor // October 6, 2021

Alforon Mediterranean is College Area’s own award-winning restaurant that delivers authentic cuisine from Lebanon.  Located at 5965 El Cajon Blvd,...

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The view of the front entrance of Empanada Kitchen before one enters the modern, yet tiny store.

Light and airy empanadas might be closer than you think

by Cristina Lombardo, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor // October 6, 2021

Empanada Kitchen is a small, dainty place smacked in between University Heights and North Park.  When people think of empanadas, what do they think...

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