The Daily Aztec

Assault of soda

by Staff

April 8, 2009

After biting into a juicy burger and munching on some salty fries, the first thing my tongue craves is a glass of ice-cold soda. The fizzy bubbles, the sweet refreshment, the crisp taste 8212; so delicious. I'm not alone in my...

Obesity caused by many factors

by Staff

April 8, 2009

MCT CampusYour twenties aren't just tough; they can be downright terrible for your health.At 20 years old, you are more likely to eat fast food, more likely to binge drink and with the pressure of school and balance of work, ...

Eating disorders not obvious

by Staff

April 8, 2009

MCT CampusWhile many of us associate eating disorders with skeleton-thin women, it is important to note that males as well as females are affected by these extremely harmful disorders and not everyone with an eating disorder is...

A traveler’s new best friend

by Staff

April 8, 2009

Screenshot by David J. Olender / Photo EditorAfter an amazing semester traveling around Europe, there isn't anything you'd like more than sharing the experiences through pictures and stories. Why not share that amazing semester...

Smoking’s true price

by Staff

April 8, 2009

After bumping and grinding on a hot, sweaty dance floor all night, you search for the cool respite of the evening air. But to your horror, the suffocating embrace of carbon monoxide has replaced the sweet, oxygenated air of yo...

Not enough education hinders fight on AIDS

by Staff

April 8, 2009

MCT CampusSome important topics that are covered in middle school and maybe again in high school are worth repeating time and again. Some people don't seem to get it. HIV and AIDS are real and concerning realities for many peop...

Testing before it is too late

by Staff

April 8, 2009

MCT CampusSyphilis. Eight little letters, one big pain. The first thing that probably comes to mind is, "Syphilis, we heard all of this in the great outbreak of "07!" And while syphilis may no longer be quite as trendy at San...

Get the truth from SD locals

by Staff

April 8, 2009

Screenshot by David J. Olender / Photo EditorNobody likes being overcharged at a mechanic or going on a date where the food is superb but the service is subpar. It seems that question of "am I getting the most bang for my buck?...

Study up on adderall, not with it

by Staff

April 8, 2009

Using Adderall to overcome hopeless amounts of work before exams is possibly one of the most inventive methods of cheating ever conceived; it allows studying harder, and for more hours, than any student without the aid of amphetamines, en...

Sleep deprived?

by Staff

April 8, 2009

MCT CampusAs students, we know sleep deprivation all too well. There is an almost daily inner conflict: Stay up to study for a test, go to a party or go to sleep. More often than not, most of us do not opt for the last option...

Too much on your plate? Meditate

by Staff

April 8, 2009

Contrary to popular belief, meditation is not just for hippies. This simple, ancient form of relaxation is beneficial for anyone experiencing stress, tension, anger or a number of nagging emotions or thoughts that can distract us...

Making party planning easier

by Staff

April 7, 2009

Screenshot by David J. Olender / Photo EditorFrom graduation parties to Greek events, www.socialbetty.com makes event planning easier for everyone.Heather Nelson attended San Diego State and has used both her bachelor's and master's de...