The Daily Aztec

Prospective students visit and ‘Explore SDSU’

by Jake Keeney

March 21, 2011

Filed under News

Hundreds of prospective San Diego State students and their families flocked to campus for Explore SDSU. Tours were held throughout the campus, including the library, the Aztec Recreation Center, the residence halls and many other facets of Aztec life. Tour groups ran...

Former death row inmate talks to students

by Ana Ceballos

March 21, 2011

Filed under News

A former death row inmate sentenced to die by way of electric chair spoke to students at the Agape House last Wednesday. On Jan. 3, 2002, after spending nearly 18 years on Florida’s death row in a rat and cockroach-infested 6-by-9 foot ...

Two new Aztec Warriors chosen

by Cristal Mejia Arrechea

March 16, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

It’s not double vision, there are now two Aztec Warriors and both will be seen at San Diego State football games in the fall. Dexter Gareau, television, film and new media production senior and Oscar DeLeon, an aerospace...

Quake aid sought by campus groups

by Ana Ceballos

March 16, 2011

Filed under News

Although Japan is known for being prone to seismic activity, the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that hit this island nation delivered the most powerful cataclysm, and subsequent tsunami, in recorded history. Since the disaster occurred,...

Success Fee passes in one college, denied by others

by Hutton Marshall

March 14, 2011

Filed under News

Last week, San Diego State students housed in the Colleges of Business, Engineering and Science voted on whether or not to implement the Student Success Fee within their college. Out of the three, only the College of Business...

SDSU rape victims left without resolution

by Ruthie Kelly

March 14, 2011

Filed under News

Last year, the Center for Public Integrity investigated sexual assault on college campuses in the United States. The results indicate many schools resort to closed hearings to resolve cases that are not pursued by law enforcement,...

Earthquake death toll continues to rise

by Sarah Kovash

March 14, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

Reports from Japan say the death toll from Thursday night’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the thousands. The 8.9 magnitude earthquake — the largest ever in the country — hit the east coast of Japan, which triggered a deadly tsunami, killing hundreds of people instantly. San Diego State currently has 16...

Calendar: 3-15-11

by Staff

March 13, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

TUESDAY 18th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Location: UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Time: varies The film festival runs until March 20. Nooner Concert Location: Aztec Center Patio Time: noon – 1 p.m. Zac...

Friendship Park divided by border wall

by Ana Ceballos

March 9, 2011

Filed under News

At a time of commotion concerning immigration and a constant battle with drug trafficking across the border, the wall dividing the United States and Mexico is now accompanied by an additional 18-foot wall, which travels through...

Professor provides chiming soundtrack

by Jake Keeney

March 9, 2011

Filed under News

Sometimes somber, sometimes lively, the bells that ring across San Diego State lend a hint of personality and charm to the campus. When thinking of SDSU and bells, many will be reminded of Hepner Hall’s own iconic set. But the bells...

Missing student found dead in Madrid

by Holly Pablo

March 9, 2011

Filed under News

Authorities in Spain discovered the body of San Diego State student Austin Bice yesterday, 10 days after he went missing in Madrid. Bice’s body was pulled from the Manzanares River, near the nightclub where he was last seen. The cause of death is unknown but an autopsy is scheduled for ...

Additional fee to be voted on this week

by Hutton Marshall

March 9, 2011

Filed under News

The Student Success Fee — a Career Services fee aimed at improving services and adding benefits to the College of Business — will be controlled by the students. A recent survey conducted of 5,700 San Diego State students...