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Feature: Co-founder of the LGBTQ+ Studies department announces retirement

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // May 4, 2021

Dr. Esther Rothblum is currently the Professor and Interim Chair of Women's Studies and LGBTQ+ Studies Director at San Diego State. Her research and writing...

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Straight allies should do more to advocate for LGBTQ+ students on campus

Straight allies should do more to advocate for LGBTQ+ students on campus

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // April 28, 2021

It’s no secret that 2021 is set to become the worst year for legislative attacks against LGBTQ+ people.  Viral videos have circulated of trans elementary...

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Pride Center provides safe space for LGBTQ+ students amid pandemic

Pride Center provides safe space for LGBTQ+ students amid pandemic

by Isabel Smith, Staff Writer // April 28, 2021

Since its opening in 2014, the Pride Center at San Diego State University has provided a safe space for students of all sexual and gender identities to...

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A photo of Kinesiology third-year student Jason Santos.

Jason Santos: sharing his story and celebrating LGBTQ+ pride

by Aleah Jarin , Senior Staff Writer // April 28, 2021

Kinesiology third-year Jason Santos, (he/him), woke up one morning ready to step into his true, authentic self on March 6, 2016. Santos didn’t know what...

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Kehlani opens up about success and her privilege as a queer artist

Kehlani opens up about success and her privilege as a queer artist

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // April 28, 2021

Ever since bursting onto the scene in 2014, R&B superstar Kehlani has proudly worn her queerness on her sleeve. In the seven years since the artist...

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The Pride Center offers weekly events for LGTBQ+ students to connect with others in the campus community.

Pride Center provides important virtual connections for campus LGBTQ+ community

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // March 31, 2021

It’s easy to feel isolated from your community during a completely online world. However, resource centers are an amazing space to connect with other...

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An intersectional guide to Women's History Month

An intersectional guide to Women’s History Month

by Brenna Martinez, Contributor // March 30, 2021

Women’s History Month, established just in the past few decades, initially began as a week of celebration in 1981 to recognize important and influential...

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Student choreographs for a cause

Student choreographs for a cause

by Nicole Sazegar, Staff Writer // November 18, 2015

Dance junior Edrian Pangilinan only joined his middle school dance program to be in the same class as his girlfriend at the time. Although that relationship...

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