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San Diego State men's tennis sophomore Johannes Seeman swings at a ball during the 2020-21 season.

Men’s tennis returns to court after COVID-19 pause

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

After a COVID-19-induced, 14-day hiatus shut down all team-related activities, the San Diego State men’s tennis team resumed match play this past weekend. The Scarlet and Black swept a Feb. 26 doubleheader...

San Diego State men’s basketball players huddle together after a foul during the Aztecs' 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Column: How the Aztecs continue to hold home court without fans

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer March 2, 2021

In years past when No. 19/21 San Diego State men’s basketball was competing for Mountain West Conference Championships, there were sold out crowds of 12,414 inside Viejas Arena and The Show – the student...

San Diego State lacrosse then-senior midfielder Taylor Sullivan carries the ball during the Aztecs' 19-18 win over the Sun Devils on Feb. 20, 2020 at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

Lacrosse earns first win against Oregon, falls to Arizona State

by Nathan Navida, Contributor February 28, 2021

San Diego State lacrosse was able to earn its first win of the season on Feb. 19. The Aztecs (1-2) won the tightly contested match 11-9 against the Ducks. Two days later, they went on the road to face...

While expanded vaccine eligibility offers a glimmer of hope, the country mourns the loss of more than 500,000 lives to COVID-19. The flags in front of Hepner Hall flew at half mast in honor of those lost.

As nation marks grim milestone, San Diego County expands vaccine eligibility

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

500,000 more San Diego county residents will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine now that the county has moved into Phase 1B, Tier 1. Individuals working in the emergency services, food/agriculture...

San Diego State men's soccer then-freshman midfielder Blake Bowen competes during a game in 2019.

Men’s soccer draws UCLA in season opener

by Juan Daniel Avila, Contributor February 24, 2021

In his head coaching debut, San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins led the Aztecs (0-0-1) to a 1-1 draw against UCLA, which ended in extra time at the Bruins’ (1-1-1) home field in Los...

Then-junior Asia Smith was one of five Aztecs to receive All-America honors for the 2019-2020 indoor season.

Track and field ready to hit the ground running after not competing for a year

by Marco Perez, Contributor February 24, 2021

San Diego State track and field returns to outdoor competition on Feb. 25 when the Aztecs host the University of Utah for a dual meet. This will be the first time the track and field team will be competing...

San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Joshua Tomaić passes the ball after getting double-teamed by two Brigham Young defenders during the Aztecs' 72-62 loss to the Cougars on Dec. 18, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball preparing for conference showdown against Boise State

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2021

No. 22/25 San Diego State men’s basketball is getting ready to play in what most would consider its biggest game of the year Thursday against Boise State.  The Broncos currently lead the Mountain...

Despite most classes being virtual because of COVID-19, campus custodians still have to continue the cleanup.

Despite COVID-19, campus custodians still continue the cleanup

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2021

As a student who lived on San Diego State’s campus for the bulk of two years, and attended class in a majority of buildings on campus, I’ll admit that we are pretty filthy – and inconsiderate. This...

SDSU student employees, faculty to be eligible for vaccinations pending county approval

SDSU student employees, faculty to be eligible for vaccinations pending county approval

by Patrick Doyle, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2021

San Diego State has announced that all faculty, staff and student employees will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once the County of San Diego moves into the next phase of Tier 1B, expected...

San Diego State women’s basketball junior guard Sophia Ramos attempts a layup while sophomore forward Mallory Adams looks on from the corner during the Aztecs’ 80-65 loss to UNLV on Feb. 15, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Column: Aztecs gaining depth at right time

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Since last Monday, San Diego State women’s basketball played four games at Viejas Arena. The team played two against UNLV and two against Fresno State.  Even though they went 1-3, the Aztecs (6-15,...

Here is a screenshot of Luis Lopez's poster for his film

SDSU Alum’s short film makes it to Sundance Film Festival

by Aleah Jarin, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2021

San Diego State alum Luis Lopez, who graduated with a film production degree in fall 2019, debuted his short film documentary, “Dear Philadelphia,” at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The festival...

San Diego State men's basketball then-junior forward Matt Mitchell completes a dunk over a New Mexico defender during the Aztecs' 82-59 win over the Lobos on Feb. 11, 2020 at Viejas Arena. With the win, the Aztecs became the 2020 Mountain West regular-season champions.

Aztecs to make up game against UNLV, New Mexico forfeits series

by Kyle Betz and Andrew Finley February 23, 2021

No. 22 San Diego State men’s basketball’s final home series against Boise State this weekend will not be the last of the team’s regular-season action. The Mountain West Conference announced a...

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