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British band Foals takes the stage at the Observatory

British band Foals takes the stage at the Observatory

April 10, 2019

British rock band Foals performed to a sold-out crowd at the Observatory on March 23 in support of its new album “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost.”...

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Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst performing in San Diego on March 10.

Ten great songs already released this year

March 13, 2019

In its third month, the music of 2019 is already a scattershot. New voices are finding their footing, old favorites are making admirable returns to form...

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DJ Rebekah performing at CRSSD Festival.

CRSSD Festival returns to Waterfront Park in San Diego

March 13, 2019

Since its first iteration in 2015, CRSSD Festival has provided the city of San Diego with some of the best of the best in electronic music, across three...

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Thom Yorke performs first San Diego show in a decade

Thom Yorke performs first San Diego show in a decade

January 23, 2019

Thom Yorke’s Dec. 17 performance at the Observatory in North Park sold out instantly, and he did not disappoint his eager fans. Yorke, famous for...

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Indie supergroup Boygenius brings intimate show to San Diego

Indie supergroup Boygenius brings intimate show to San Diego

December 12, 2018

On a rare rainy day in San Diego, concertgoers were especially eager to get inside the North Park Observatory for Boygenius on Nov. 29. Boygenius is...

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Indie sensation Rex Orange County brings versatility to Observatory

Indie sensation Rex Orange County brings versatility to Observatory

November 28, 2018

Rex Orange County fans waited in a line wrapped around the block outside the doors of the Observatory North Park on Nov. 13 to watch the recent indie sensation’s...

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Khruangbin blends genres during San Diego performance

Khruangbin blends genres during San Diego performance

November 16, 2018

Khruangbin delivered a fiery performance Nov. 10 at the Observatory in North Park. The trio from Houston, Texas that includes with Laura Lee on bass,...

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FIDLAR shreds through set in San Diego

FIDLAR shreds through set in San Diego

November 3, 2018

No band currently touring embodies rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle more than Southern California punk band FIDLAR. The band played a show at the Observatory...

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Alkaline Trio ignite the House of Blues with punk rock

Alkaline Trio ignite the House of Blues with punk rock

November 3, 2018

“Not only the sexiest crowd of the tour, but also the best crowd of the tour,” Alkaline Trio’s guitarist Matt Skiba said to the audience during the...

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Student musician Thomas Frye performed in SDSU's live music series, Nooner.

Student multi-instrumentalist creates ‘alternative jazz’

October 31, 2018

After a childhood spent learning various musical instruments, senior jazz major Thomas Frye is now using his skills to innovate in a new conglomerate genre...

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FIDLAR to play San Diego show ahead of upcoming album release

FIDLAR to play San Diego show ahead of upcoming album release

October 17, 2018

FIDLAR, known for their onstage antics and their fast and fun brand of Southern California punk rock, are coming to San Diego Oct. 18. The band will...

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Up-and-coming rock act Dorothy play homecoming show at the Observatory

Up-and-coming rock act Dorothy play homecoming show at the Observatory

October 16, 2018

“Stay classy, San Diego,” Dorothy Martin said to her hometown crowd on Sept. 23, quoting the famous “Anchorman” line. Martin is the lead singer...

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Chvrches kick off North American tour at SDSU

Chvrches kick off North American tour at SDSU

October 12, 2018

Scottish electropop act Chvrches recently kicked off the tour in support of their third album, “Love is Dead,” but used their trademark energy and...

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Indie band Sure Sure to return to House of Blues

Indie band Sure Sure to return to House of Blues

October 12, 2018

If there is one thing Sure Sure is absolutely positive about, it is that they are ready to play at San Diego’s House of Blues on Oct. 13. The show...

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Gin Blossoms perform local concert, cut set short due to illness

Gin Blossoms perform local concert, cut set short due to illness

September 19, 2018

The Gin Blossoms were playing a great set on Sept. 12 at Humphrey’s by the Bay, until the band suddenly left the stage halfway through their set. The...

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Songs of ice and fire come to Viejas Arena

Songs of ice and fire come to Viejas Arena

September 19, 2018

The "Game of Thrones" concert experience came to San Diego State last Tuesday, complete with a live orchestra, and was welcomed by a packed Viejas Arena....

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International Coffee Hour offers immersion in various cultures

International Coffee Hour offers immersion in various cultures

September 6, 2018

Every Friday at noon, students of various backgrounds gather in San Diego State’s International Student Center for an International Coffee Hour, during...

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REVIEW: Crssd Fest brings beachside beats

April 3, 2018

The bi-annual Crssd Fest put on by promoters Fngrs Crssd took place on Mar. 3 and 4 at the Waterfront Park in San Diego, California. The festival that...

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Dining Services director gives update

Dining Services director gives update

May 3, 2017

As the academic year comes to a close, a number of changes are coming to on-campus dining options. San Diego State Dining Services Director Paul Melchior...

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A man portrays the Aztec Warrior mascot at a sporting event in spring 2017.

Students discuss changing Aztec mascot

April 12, 2017

The Student Diversity Commission voted on the Aztec mascot resolution put forward by the Native American Student alliance on April 10. A meeting was held...

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Palestine Solidarity Month kicks off

Palestine Solidarity Month kicks off

March 8, 2017

The Students for Justice in Palestine at San Diego State kicked off their month-long series of events in honor of Palestine Solidarity Month on March 1....

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Women's Studies organizes for gender justice

Women’s Studies organizes for gender justice

January 30, 2017

This article has been updated. (Feb. 5 9:47 PST) An event organized by the Women’s Studies Department on Jan. 26 invited community leaders to speak...

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SDSU Red and Black Shuttle remains elusive to students

SDSU Red and Black Shuttle remains elusive to students

December 7, 2016

The Red and Black Shuttle is a service provided by the San Diego State Police Department which runs from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, except...

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Global students discuss the 2016 election

Global students discuss the 2016 election

November 9, 2016

Leading up to the 2016 election, everyone was buzzing about the presidential campaign and propositions, but the opinions of San Diego State international...

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Planned Parenthood celebrates 100 year anniversary

Planned Parenthood celebrates 100 year anniversary

October 26, 2016

SDSU is giving out free HIV testing and registering voters for the upcoming election, which could affect the organization dramatically. Amanda Pham,...

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Trigger warnings caution students

Trigger warnings caution students

October 12, 2016

Some professors at San Diego State are printing warnings on their syllabi about potentially disturbing topics discussed in their courses. Two years ago,...

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