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Understanding the Turmoil in Yemen: The Eric Watkins Papers

Yemen is currently involved in significant turmoil, today serving as a battleground in an apparent proxy war between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Celebrating Cesar Chavez Day

On March 31st, we recognize Cesar Chavez Day at San Diego State University!  Why is this important?? 

Women's History Month 2015

SDSU honors and celebrates women all year long, but March is an extra special month for reflecting on the past so that we never stop moving forward.

Aztecs on "Hell's Last Acre" - the Battle for Iwo Jima

At this time seventy years ago – Feb 19 to March 26, 1945 – one of the bloodiest and deadliest battles of the Pacific war took place on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima (Sulfur Island).

Janus Press is Turning 60

This month we are happy to honor the work of Janus Press, founded sixty years ago by the tremendously talented Claire Van Vliet.

Peoples Temple at Jonestown

Peoples Temple at Jonestown: Interpretations of Jonestown in Art, Photography, Sound, Film, and Words is currently on display in the Louis Kenney Reading Room of Special Collections.

Invasion of the Anatomical Body Snatchers!

October - the month when ghosts, ghouls, creepy crawlies, witches, monsters and other ghastly (but probably fictional) things come out to play.  So in celebration of All Hallow's Eve, we'd like to showcase some real-life creepers - historic anatomical prints.

What Do You Mean? What's a Zine?

There's an age old story that print culture is a dying media, when in fact, in the zine community, print is more important than ever.

Tony Gwyn, Aztec for Life

Any San Diegan knows the name Tony Gwynn. Considered to be one of the greatest athletes ever to play Major League Baseball, Gwynn’s death on June 16th was a great loss to both the athletic community and all of San Diego.