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Liliana Cervantes, Staff Writer

Liliana Cervantes is a media studies major with a minor in marketing. She has written for The Daily Aztec since spring 2016 and currently is a staff writer for the Arts and Lifestyle section.

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SDSU opera unfolds a story of fantasy clashing with reality

March 23, 2016

With just a little imagination, an average day can be transformed into a lively opera filled with glorious music and theatrics. Enter the enchanting world...

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Joyce Manor thrills with punk bursts

Joyce Manor thrills with punk bursts

March 2, 2016

A raw, high-energy performance by punk-rock band Joyce Manor at The Observatory North Park on Feb. 27 had fans thrilled from start to finish.  There...

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KCR's indie-rock station curates eclectic styles for students

KCR’s indie-rock station curates eclectic styles for students

March 2, 2016

Alternative and indie-rock bands thriving on many San Diego State students’ playlists are getting plenty of air time on “The KRK Show” — an hour-long...

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Tasty Tuesday: Secret sauce completes the signature dish of Halphen Red Burgers

Tasty Tuesday: Secret sauce completes the signature dish of Halphen Red Burgers

February 23, 2016

When craving a juicy, mouth-watering burger, head to Halphen Red Burgers located between East H Street and Otay Lakes Road in Chula Vista. Complete with...

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Women's studies professor gives voice to queer and lesbian Muslim women

Women’s studies professor gives voice to queer and lesbian Muslim women

February 18, 2016

In the LGBTQ community, Muslim women are speaking up about their sexuality and their struggle to be identified with the Islamic faith. San Diego State...

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Aztecs for Education builds community of student teachers

Aztecs for Education builds community of student teachers

February 4, 2016

San Diego State's new graduate student organization Aztecs for Education aims to help some of the university's most passionate teacher candidates get...

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Vanessa Carlton enters a new artistic depth in her new album

Vanessa Carlton enters a new artistic depth in her new album

January 22, 2016

Singer and songwriter Vanessa Carlton drifts listeners into a dream with the soft melodies present in her newest album, “Liberman,” released in October...

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SDSU Student Life & Leadership director fosters student leadership

SDSU Student Life & Leadership director fosters student leadership

January 20, 2016

Robyn Adams can be found in her red-and-black Aztec gear accompanied by a smile on her face every Friday on campus. As a beloved mentor to students, mother...

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SDSU students host labor rights forum

SDSU students host labor rights forum

December 8, 2015

Wage theft, time theft and other various workplace violations to employees are an ongoing issue, and San Diego State students are not an exception. In...

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Students bond over appreciation for anime

Students bond over appreciation for anime

November 18, 2015

Whether it’s cosplaying as Goku from “Dragon Ball Z” or a member of the Survey Corps ready to defend humanity against giant Titans, some San Diego...

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November 18, 2015

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Tasty Tuesday: An array of meat beckons at Tacos El Gordo

Tasty Tuesday: An array of meat beckons at Tacos El Gordo

November 17, 2015

Locals haven’t fully experienced authentic Tijuana-style Mexican cuisine in San Diego until they have been to Tacos El Gordo at either of its two locations...

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Aztec Sweat aims to increase student fitness

Aztec Sweat aims to increase student fitness

November 10, 2015

Twenty minutes is all the time students need to get active, move toward goals and have some fun between classes with new Aztec Sweat workouts. An alternative...

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Ryn Weaver fills House of Blues with raw emotion

Ryn Weaver fills House of Blues with raw emotion

November 9, 2015

Fans buzzed with excitement and anticipation for their favorite San Diego-based indie-pop singer and songwriter Ryn Weaver to return to her hometown stage...

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Ale house makes homemade beer

October 14, 2015

San Diego is obsessed with craft beer, and for a good reason. Craft breweries are some of the city’s fastest growing businesses and many produce quality,...

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SDSU students perform 'slowly but surely, becoming slightly'

SDSU students perform ‘slowly but surely, becoming slightly’

October 8, 2015

A new type of modern dance will be performed at the "Dance: Make It" event at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at San Diego State’s Dance Studio Theatre. “Slowly...

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Female a cappella group hits high note

Female a cappella group hits high note

September 23, 2015

Sirens of State is an all-female a cappella group that enjoys transforming their vocals into aca-mazing instruments in order to cover upbeat pop music...

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Student band plays music like pixies

September 4, 2015

Jangly guitar, driving drumbeats and quick, fun songs make Nancy Sin a lively, local twee pop band that sweetens San Diego’s edgy music scene — and...

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Mouth-watering restaurants await minutes from campus

Mouth-watering restaurants await minutes from campus

August 25, 2015

After trying to pass agonizing exams and pulling all-nighters to write essays, sometimes it feels good to just wind down and eat. Food options can get...

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Students make furniture art with machinery

Students make furniture art with machinery

May 7, 2015

The furniture design and woodworking workshop at San Diego State is usually hectic with the sound of machines, crunching wood and buzzing saws. This is...

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Student puts creativity at forefront

April 30, 2015

Marketing junior Michael Prince is a student that has chosen to embrace the creative side of the marketing industry. He discovered his passion and creativity...

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New plaza offers mixed-use space

New plaza offers mixed-use space

April 23, 2015

South Campus Plaza is a unique student housing project that will incorporate a street-level commercial retail component open to the public. The residence...

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Tasty Tuesday: Step up your Taco Tuesday at TJ Oyster Bar

Tasty Tuesday: Step up your Taco Tuesday at TJ Oyster Bar

April 14, 2015

It’s no secret that one of the perks of living in San Diego is the Tijuana-style tacos. In Bonita, TJ Oyster Bar has become a neighborhood favorite for...

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Sustainability major drives passion

Sustainability major drives passion

March 26, 2015

San Diego State’s sustainability major might just be the perfect route for students interested in environmental issues. The university started offering...

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Student researchers fuel original setups

Student researchers fuel original setups

March 12, 2015

Aerospace engineering seniors Josue Quinonez and Jastine Ortiz are the first students to successfully stimulate a hydraulic jump through their original...

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PRSSA praises professionals

PRSSA praises professionals

March 2, 2015

At San Diego State, students look to build valuable networks and receive internship opportunities that will benefit their futures. Every student should...

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