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Lana Del Rey, Drake and Weezer are a few artists who could be releasing albums in 2021.

Quick Take: Here’s some albums to expect in the new year

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer February 9, 2021

One of the countless lessons to be learned from COVD-19 is that the future can’t be perfectly predicted, and it’s clear this same ideal applies to music.  Though we can expect to see more projects...

Back in October, when this photo was taken, the massive parking lot had been torn up. Today, a large chunk of the stadium is gone.

Reflections on the demolition of SDCCU Stadium

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

The stadium in Mission Valley has been known by many names, San Diego Stadium, Jack Murphy Stadium, Qualcomm Stadium, and SDCCU Stadium. Though since 1967, despite all of the name changes, one thing remained...

Night Stalker uses a unique format compared to other true crime series, with first-hand interviews and accounts from victims and main detectives.

Review: Netflix’s “Night Stalker” brings thrills and horror to a true crime documentary

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor February 4, 2021

With the rise in popularity of true crime documentary series on Netflix, “Night Stalker” seemed destined to get lost among other true crime content. Within two weeks of being released however, the...

B.L.E.U., also known as Karim Arafah, promotes his newest album “Euphoria,” which came out on Jan. 22.

B.L.E.U’s innovative sound becoming a hit with students

by Flower Smith, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

Economics sophomore Karim Arafah is an aspiring singer, songwriter and record producer who is attracting some rise and attention from students at San Diego State.  On Jan. 18,  Arafah released his...

Then-junior outside hitter Erin Gillcrist gets the ball over the net in the Aztecs’ 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

Aztecs ready to compete with new head coach, shortened schedule

by Breven Honda and Megan Oytas February 4, 2021

San Diego State volleyball is finally back to competition since its last match 14 months ago.  Since then, a lot of moves have happened — from coaching changes to a truncated season beginning this...

Former Virginia assistant coach Ryan Hopkins (left) instructs a player along the sideline during Hopkins' tenure as the Cavaliers head coach. Hopkins was hired as the new head coach of San Diego State men's soccer in January 2020.

Men’s soccer to return in 2021 with new mindset

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer February 3, 2021

On a typical fall Friday night, the sun sets over Montezuma Road as the bright stadium lights turn on. Fans trickle into the bleachers at the SDSU Sports Deck as the whistle blows to signal that the game...

Exercising at home has become the new normal amid pandemic

Exercising at home has become the new normal amid pandemic

by Megan Nimtz, Contributor February 2, 2021

We are in what seems like a national shortage of happiness.  With a year unlike any other, individuals are turning to alcohol and drugs to boost their mood and save them from what seems like the end.  Luckily,...

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Parents, students seething over possible suspensions due to COVID-19 policy violations

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor February 2, 2021

Since September, more than 1,400 San Diego State students began receiving notices of alleged violations of the university's COVID-19 policies. In late-November to mid-December, some students reported...

SDSU approved to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines starting next week

SDSU approved to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines starting next week

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief February 2, 2021

Eligible San Diego State students, faculty and staff won’t have to go very far to get vaccinated for COVID-19.  In a University Senate meeting on Tuesday, SDSU President Adela de la Torre announced...

Junior forward Kiara Edwards faces a Cal Baptist defender during the Aztecs' 75-71 loss to the Lancers on Dec. 2, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball, Mountain West announce schedule changes

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer January 30, 2021

The San Diego State women’s basketball program and the Mountain West Conference announced a flurry of scheduled changes to the remainder of  the 2020-21 women’s basketball season on Saturday.  This...

The San Diego State women’s soccer team celebrates after scoring a goal during the Aztecs’ 1-0 win on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Women’s soccer returns to play after extended layoff due to COVID-19

by Devin Whatley and Reese Savoie January 29, 2021

San Diego State women’s soccer has not played a game since Nov. 19, 2019, when they lost to Boise State in the Mountain West Conference championship game.  They were hoping to play a fall season...

Anna Williams styled in a sweater vest and long sleeve button up combination (Photo credit: Anna Williams).

Column: New year, new fashion trends. Here’s what’s currently trending in the fashion world

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

2020 was an interesting year for fashion. With nowhere to go due to the pandemic, dressing up and putting together a full outfit was put on hold as comfy loungewear became the everyday look for most people. However,...

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