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Second round of relief money distributed to students

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor March 10, 2021

At the end of last month, $14.9 million in emergency relief aid was given to qualifying San Diego State students. The funding came from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, which granted SDSU...

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An unprecedented year in review: Online classes, spring break cancellation, struggle for racial justice

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief March 10, 2021

On March 11, 2020, The Daily Aztec published its last print edition, although editors at the time did not know it. Days later, San Diego State announced that all classes would be moving online, notified...

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Minari tells the story of a Korean-American familys adjustment to change as they move to a rural lifestyle in Arkansas.

Review: Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” explores Korean-American family’s adjustment to new lifestyle

by Emily Forschen, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

“Remember what we promised each other when we got married?” Jacob Yi, played by Steven Yeun, asks his wife in a doctor’s office waiting room. “We said we would go to America and save each other.” Vibrant...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell pulls up for a mid-range shot during the Aztecs 73-60 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West tournament on March 5, 2020 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Column: One year later, it’s special for the Aztecs to be back

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer March 8, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball is gearing up for the most pivotal moments of the season as it heads into the Mountain West Conference tournament in Las Vegas this upcoming week.  The Aztecs hope...

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Aztec Adventures encourages student wellness with virtual hiking competition

by Kayla Brown, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

With COVID-19 keeping students cooped up inside, there is a significant need to get outdoors. San Diego State’s Aztec Adventures is hosting a second month-long virtual hiking competition for March. According...

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The San Diego State womens soccer team celebrates after its 3-2 win over Nevada on March 5, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Watkins scores game-winner in Aztecs’ season opener

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor March 6, 2021

After transferring from the University of Oregon, San Diego State women’s soccer forward Claire Watkins was looking forward to finally getting the chance to play in front of friends and family this season. It...

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Junior outfielder Matt Rudick makes contact with a pitch during the Aztecs 8-4 win over Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 18, 2020 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Writer’s Roundtable: Baseball’s Mountain West play, no postseason

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer March 6, 2021

San Diego State baseball is about to open Mountain West Conference play against Fresno State at Tony Gwynn Stadium on March 6. However, this year’s conference slate includes doubleheaders and no conference...

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San Diego State womens tennis then-junior Tamara Arnold swings at the ball during the Aztecs 4-3 loss to Hawaii on Feb. 19, 2020 at the SDSU Tennis Center.

Women’s tennis opens 2021 play, serves loss to UC Irvine

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer March 6, 2021

.For the first time in nearly a year, the San Diego State women’s tennis team played a competitive match of tennis. The team opened its 2021 season with a convincing 6-1 victory over UC Irvine on...

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Plans for possible in-person commencement announced

Plans for possible in-person commencement announced

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief March 5, 2021

San Diego State grads could be celebrating in-person this May. Should conditions continue to improve and coronavirus cases continue to decline, the classes of 2020 and 2021 will have the option to participate...

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San Diego State football senior linebacker Segun Olubi returns an interception for a touchdown during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over Hawaii on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park.

Football reveals schedule for 2021 season

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

San Diego State football released its official schedule for the 2021 season on March 5, featuring 11 games starting on Sept. 4. The 2020 shortened schedule — which only featured Mountain West Conference...

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San Diego State water polo senior utility Emily Bennett defends a UC Irvine player during the Aztecs series against the then-No. 4 Anteaters on Feb. 20 at the Aztec Aquaplex.

Water polo hopes to bounce back after eight-game skid

by Emma Sidell, Contributor March 4, 2021

After starting its season with eight straight losses, San Diego State water polo hopes to rise to victory this weekend against Michigan at the Aztec Aquaplex. After dropping its first eight games to...

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San Diego State womens basketball freshman forward Kim Villalobos jumps for the opening tip during the Aztecs’ 65-48 loss to the Lobos on Feb. 5, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs omit March 4 game, get ready for Mountain West tournament

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Last week, San Diego State women’s basketball and the Mountain West Conference announced SDSU’s game against Utah State would be rescheduled for March 4.  That has changed.  Both the Aztecs...

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