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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

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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...

New apartments to accommodate students

by Sarah Grieco

February 3, 2011

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As residence halls have exceeded capacity on San Diego State’s campus, alternative housing is cropping up to provide for the demand. But the new off-campus housing, which is unaffiliated with SDSU, is different than ...

Brown’s budget plan ‘somber’ news

by Sandy Coronilla

February 2, 2011

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In Monday’s State of the State address, newly elected California Gov. Jerry Brown defended his call for a special election in June, suggesting that state issues currently cannot be properly handled in Sacramento. Brown crit...

Coachella tickets sell out in record time

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

February 2, 2011

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For the first time in Coachella history, the popular music festival sold out in less than a week. Tickets for Coachella went on sale Jan. 21 and sold out last Wednesday, just a six-day period. Different opinions are circulating as to why this year’s event...

Scripps Lawn covered in snow for a night

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

January 27, 2011

Filed under News

Snow in San Diego is rare, which explains the draw of the final scheduled event of Aztec Nights, the student-centered late night events organized by Associated Students at the beginning of each semester. Twenty tons of snow covered Scripps Lawn last Saturday...

Floor lounges being used for bedrooms

by Cynthia Washington

January 26, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

High demand for on-campus housing means some students must live in residence hall lounges for the first time. Overflowing housing occupies normal floor lounge space, now transformed into  rooms capable of housing up to four stud...

Santos Family Sues

by Sarah Kovash

January 26, 2011

Filed under News

After more than two years of ordeals revolving around their son’s murder, the Santos family is fighting back for what they feel is justice by suing former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Fred and Kathy Santos, the parents of 22...

The Daily Aztec’s new website

by Staff

January 24, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

It’s finally here. In case you missed it last week, the staff at The Daily Aztec rolled out our new website last week. What’s cool about the redesign is that you’ll be able to get to our content much easier than befo...

Instructor dies in murder-suicide

by Sandy Coronilla

January 24, 2011

Filed under News

The bodies of a San Diego State instructor and her husband were found on Dec. 24 in their Temecula home, more than a week after an apparent murder-suicide. Nichelle Nelson, 43, was a lecturer and clinical supervisor in the...

Crime beat 1-24-2011

by Hutton Marshall

January 24, 2011

Filed under News

Mugging on College Ave. Last Wednesday, one female student had her first day of the spring semester interrupted by a team of four muggers. Two men approached the victim as she was walking alone on College Avenue at 2:30 p.m. ...

The Daily Aztec launches new website

by Ruthie Kelly

January 23, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

Get more info on the site here!...