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Quick Take: March kicks off with releases from big-name artists

by Jacob Sullivan, Contributor // March 13, 2021

Since the start of 2021, music releases have seemed to be a minor discussion. The year for music has definitely started off slow, partly due to the heightened...

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Screenshot from the interview with “Lovecraft Country” production designer Kalina Ivanov conducted by co-host Gabriel Adibe.

School of Journalism and Media Studies’ screening circle addresses social justice issues with “Lovecraft Country” 

by Aleah Jarin, Senior Staff Writer // March 10, 2021

The School of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) analyzed scenes from episode one of HBOMax’s “Lovecraft Country” in its first-ever Screening Circle...

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Social media star Bretman Rock featured at influencer spotlight event

by Aleah Jarin, Senior Staff Writer // March 10, 2021

San Diego State welcomed 22-year-old social media beauty guru and YouTuber Bretman “DaBaddest” Rock at the Aztec Student Union Board's first-ever influencer...

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Rapper Kalan.FrFr was a defensive back for San Diego State football from 2013-2016.

SDSU football alum and rapper Kalan.FrFr signs with music label Roc Nation

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 10, 2021

It’s time to add another name to the list of famous former students at San Diego State University. The alumni most recognized at SDSU include sports...

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Review: Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” explores Korean-American family’s adjustment to new lifestyle

by Emily Forschen, Staff Writer // March 9, 2021

“Remember what we promised each other when we got married?” Jacob Yi, played by Steven Yeun, asks his wife in a doctor’s office waiting room. “We...

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Aztec Adventures encourages student wellness with virtual hiking competition

by Kayla Brown, Staff Writer // March 8, 2021

With COVID-19 keeping students cooped up inside, there is a significant need to get outdoors. San Diego State’s Aztec Adventures is hosting a second...

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Despite most classes being virtual because of COVID-19, campus custodians still have to continue the cleanup.

Despite COVID-19, campus custodians still continue the cleanup

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

As a student who lived on San Diego State’s campus for the bulk of two years, and attended class in a majority of buildings on campus, I’ll admit that...

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SDSU Alum’s short film makes it to Sundance Film Festival

by Aleah Jarin, Senior Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

San Diego State alum Luis Lopez, who graduated with a film production degree in fall 2019, debuted his short film documentary, “Dear Philadelphia,”...

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“Arts Alive: A Cloud 9 Panel Discussion” highlights social issues in theatre

by Kayla Brown, Staff Writer // February 22, 2021

Arts Alive hosted a fifth discovery series panel about the revived satirical play “Cloud 9” on Monday, Feb. 15. The discussion brought together faculty...

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Elizabeth Olson as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION, exclusively on Disney+. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.)

Review: WandaVision begins a brilliant start for the future of Disney’s Marvel Studios

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer // February 22, 2021

In the wake of massive success, Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios took a hiatus that lasted an extensive 1.5 years. With the release date being pushed...

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“Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album” is a fitting sonic addition to Fred Hampton’s legacy

by Jacob Sullivan, Contributor // February 22, 2021

Albums inspired by movies can oftentimes be a hit or miss.  A lot goes into the planning of the album. Who should be on it? Who should produce it?...

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Students gather at an SDSU International Youth and Students for Social Equality  event in 2017. (Courtesy of Melody, an SDSU IYSSE alumni)

San Diego State Socialists call for working class revolution

by Brandon Balayan, Staff Writer // February 19, 2021

For Emanuele Saccarelli, the unfulfilled promises of peace following the collapse of the USSR and the current situation of the world can be attributed...

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