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Still image of characters in Haze undergoing hazing rituals in their collegiate fraternity.

REVIEW: Film provides fresh take on Greek hazing abuses

February 7, 2018

Love or hate it, the Greek system’s tight grip on American universities is undeniable. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than here at San Diego State,...

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Holly Echsner, Amy Oliverio, Gabriel Igtanloc and Noah Jackman perform “Man of My Dreams.”

‘Edges’ musical reflects young adulthood

November 1, 2017

Thanks to the power of the phrase “write what you know,” there is no shortage of coming of age stories in media. The ubiquitous experience of growing...

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The work of Pulitzer-Prize winning Union Tribune cartoonist Steve Breen is displayed alongside the work of artist and SDSU professor Neil Shigley at “The Art of Ending Homelessness” event in North Park.

Artists create pieces in hopes of ending homelessness

September 26, 2017

Desensitized to the scores of outstretched palms and helpless pleas more privileged people encounter everyday, it’s difficult to conceptualize the fact...

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College as told by the movies

College as told by the movies

August 28, 2017

It’s no surprise that young people today have spent a sizable chunk of their lives planted in front of screens, meaning that whatever preconceived notions...

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Increasing sexual assault awareness

Increasing sexual assault awareness

April 19, 2017

In solidarity with the Take Back the Week series, an event titled “#NotSilentBecause: An Honest Discussion about Sexual Assault at SDSU” was held Tuesday,...

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Hip-hop crosses cultural boundaries

Hip-hop crosses cultural boundaries

April 12, 2017

From its humble beginnings in the Bronx in the 1970s to the mainstream multibillion-dollar industry it is today, hip-hop has always been at the forefront...

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Courtesy of Julia Hong

Music student has large aspirations

April 5, 2017

The rhythm of collegiate music scenes tends to be dictated by a population of SoundCloud rappers and coffee shop bands. However, with three concert bands,...

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Geographical isolation creates bond

March 1, 2017

Much like throwing a party or pulling an all-nighter, living in a dorm is considered a rite of passage for many college students. The first precious taste...

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Not a relic of the past

Not a relic of the past

February 22, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 16 marked San Diego State’s first participation in National Anthropology Day. Congress recently declared the third Thursday of February...

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Engineer finds humor in everything

Engineer finds humor in everything

February 1, 2017

Civil engineering and Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps sophomore Cat Seippel said she tries to find humor in every situation. Although Seippel said...

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La Vecindad serves tasty tacos daily

La Vecindad serves tasty tacos daily

January 25, 2017

La Vecindad, which translates to “The Neighborhood” in English serves excellent Mexico City-inspired cuisine with a friendly community vibe in the...

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Courtesy of Film Festival

Film Society festival screens artistry

December 14, 2016

Proudly advertised as a “film festival for all,” Film Society’s semiannual festival  provides a storytelling platform for an array of artists. From...

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Courtesy of Bold Brew

Campus coffee company ensures caffeine fix

December 7, 2016

On a campus where there is a Starbucks or Big City Bagels at nearly every corner, Bold Brew Coffee promises to ensure a caffeine fix that supports the...

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Students experience ‘adventures’

November 30, 2016

Aztec Adventures offers a breath of fresh air for the routine monotony of college life. Established in 1977, Aztec Adventures is a division of Aztec...

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Photo by Christian Hicks

Theatrical designer makes abstract art

November 16, 2016

Theatrical design is a process.  The costumes, sets, props, makeup and so much more serve to realize the characters and world of the play. Every minute...

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Courtesy of Ken Jacques

Julius Caesar features all female cast

November 7, 2016

Chances are you’ve probably had to read your fair share of Shakespeare in school, but with its production of “Julius Caesar," the School of Theatre,...

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Photo courtesy of Alex Noble.

Kinda Hibrawi discusses the inspiration behind her art.

Roundtable gives a face to migration

October 28, 2016

Immigration is one of the most prevalent phenomena of 21st century. According to the United Nations, the number of immigrants rose to 244 million internationally,...

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Tasty Tuesday: Breakfast Republic balances the fresh and familiar

Tasty Tuesday: Breakfast Republic balances the fresh and familiar

October 25, 2016

Balancing the fresh and the familiar, Breakfast Republic offers a unique take on staple dishes of the most important meal of the day. On a Sunday morning...

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Bestselling author connects with students

Bestselling author connects with students

October 5, 2016

Matt de la Peña said he never thought he’d belong in college, let alone in literature. Yet today, he is an award-winning, bestselling author, not to...

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