The Daily Aztec

BYU rally

by Sarah Kovash

February 24, 2011

Filed under News

With Aztec pride booming after all of the success from the men’s basketball team, San Diego State will provide fans with the opportunity to rally downtown. Starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Horton Square, Aztec fans can prepare...

Crime beat 2-24-2011

by Hutton Marshall

February 23, 2011

Filed under News

Burglary at Sigma Chi At approximately 1:30 a.m.  last Friday, non-student Anthony Johns was arrested for public intoxication after an “attempted burglary” of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Reportedly, Johns attempted to enter...

Football settlement

by Ruthie Kelly

February 20, 2011

Filed under News

CSU settlement with former San Diego State football coach costs $4.57 million Last month, the California State University system agreed to settle with former San Diego State football coach David Ohton for $2.7 million, according...

Controversy with fluoride

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

February 20, 2011

Filed under News

The concept of fluoridation and its enveloping controversy has been a part of San Diego’s history for nearly 60 years. The public’s fear of this unusual method of medication has survived through decades of change and acc...

News Brief – 2/20/2011

by Sarah Kovash

February 20, 2011

Filed under News

Boy confesses to Acejo murder Last week, it was reported by both The San Diego Union-Tribune and KPBS that a 17-year-old boy confessed to the murder of San Diego instructor Henry Acejo. According to reports, the teen worked ...

World news: 2-16-2011

by Sarah Kovash

February 16, 2011

Filed under News

Giffords communicating In the time since her injury last month, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ condition has improved drastically. According to her chief of staff, Pia Carusone, Giffords is able to communicate with others and ...

Crime beat 2-16-2011

by Hutton Marshall

February 16, 2011

Filed under News

Battery in the garden At approximately 8:30 a.m. last Friday, near San Diego State’s Mediterranean Garden, a female student was sexually assaulted and grabbed by a passing male. Although the victim turned and began yelling at...

Real life superheroes patrol on campus (VIDEO)

by Holly Pablo

February 15, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

While they may not have the superhero powers featured in movies and comic strips, a local group has been braving the streets equipped with bulletproof vests and mace to “take a stand against violent crime.” Although his “real job” is wo...

Students remember Dr. Henry Acejo

by Ruthie Kelly

February 10, 2011

Filed under News

Students did not cry at the memorial service honoring the life of Dr. Henry Acejo. This was not because they did not mourn his passing or feel the loss of his presence, but because the memories they drew on and shared in testimonials were fond ones, bringing smiles and laughter. Dr. Acejo, a lecturer in the Departm...

Healthy food options hard to find

by Ana Ceballos

February 9, 2011

Filed under News

As freshmen initiate their first years of total freedom and bliss, they ponder about the legend of the “freshman 15.” According to Ashley Medina, a kinesiology sophomore, life in the resident halls at San Diego State t...

Basketball fever boosts Aztec gear sales

by Cristal Mejia Arrechea

February 7, 2011

Filed under News

This season, the success of the San Diego State men’s basketball team has brought hundreds of students to camp out in front of Viejas Arena for tickets, while bolstering Aztec pride, game attendance and recently, the sale of merchandise at the SDSU ...

The search for SDSU’s new president begins

by Diana Crofts-Pelayo

February 3, 2011

Filed under News

The meeting process to select San Diego State’s next university president began Tuesday, and confidentiality and student accessibility were top priorities. The search committee emphasized privacy. At the meeting, atte...