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Senior guard Terrell Gomez high-fives fellow senior guard Jordan Schakel (left) during the Aztecs' 73-58 win over UCLA on Nov. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball takes down No. 22 UCLA on opening night

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 25, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball opened its 2020-21 season with a convincing 73-58 win over No. 22 UCLA. The Aztecs did not earn a spot in the AP...

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Then-sophomore forward Aguek Arop attempts a layup during the Aztecs' 68-55 win over Nevada on Jan. 18 at Viejas Arena.

After suffering injuries, Aguek Arop discovers faith to persevere through adversity

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // November 25, 2020

Junior forward Aguek Arop is a men’s basketball player at San Diego State. He gets a full-ride scholarship, plays on one of the most notable teams in...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a shot over a Grand Canyon defender during the Aztecs' 86-61 win over the Lopes on Nov. 13, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Three observations: Men’s basketball gearing up for unconventional season

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 24, 2020

Believe it or not, it’s been only about eight months since San Diego State men’s basketball’s 2019-20 season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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Senior running back Greg Bell rushes for a touchdown during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over Hawaii on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Aztecs-Bulldogs canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 22, 2020

The next chapter to the Battle for the Oil Can Trophy will have to wait for now.  San Diego State football announced earlier today via the Mountain...

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Then-sophomore running back Chance Bell carries the ball during the Aztecs’ 17-13 loss to the Wolf Pack on Nov. 9, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Three observations: Aztecs’ MWC championship hopes in doubt following loss to Nevada

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // November 21, 2020

San Diego State football lost to the Nevada Wolf Pack 26-21 on Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs have (3-2) now lost two of their last three games and are...

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San Diego State women's rowing practices in the fog in Mission Bay.

Women’s rowing program discontinued due to financial impacts, gender equity

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 20, 2020

Earlier this summer, San Diego State women’s rowing head coach Bill Zack said the program is aiming for its best-ever finish in conference competition. “We...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn celebrates after cutting down a piece of the hoop following the Aztecs' 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11. The win culminated in the Aztecs claiming the Mountain West Conference regular season title.

Malachi Flynn selected 29th overall by Toronto Raptors in 2020 NBA Draft

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // November 18, 2020

When former San Diego State men’s basketball guard Malachi Flynn initially transferred to SDSU, he came south from his Pacific Northwest home in Tacoma,...

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San Diego County residents and SDSU students wait in line to get tested at the county-operated COVID-19 testing center at the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center on Nov. 18.

San Diego County is back in the Purple Tier. What does that mean for SDSU?

by Jadyn Brandt, News Editor // November 18, 2020

San Diego County slipped back into the most restrictive tier in California’s reopening blueprint this past weekend, after the county’s case rate was...

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SDSU pauses in-person instruction until spring

SDSU pauses in-person instruction until spring

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // November 18, 2020

On the same day that San Diego County reported 718 new cases of COVID-19, San Diego State announced that its remaining in-person courses would transition...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell celebrates after a play during the Aztecs' 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball announces 2020-21 season schedule

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 17, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball announced its 2020-21 season schedule Tuesday – just eight days before the team tips off its first game. An initial...

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San Diego County has stepped in to control parties at SDSU before Halloween.

Trick or treat? Cease-and-desist orders issued to SDSU residences planning on holding large gatherings

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // October 30, 2020

Like Halloween candy, the San Diego County Health Officer handed out cease-and-desist orders on Oct. 30 to residents of eight off-campus houses located...

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Junior linebacker Caden McDonald sacks UNLV quarterback in the Aztecs' 34-6 win over the Runnin' Rebels on Oct. 25 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. The sack was one of McDonald's 2.5 on the night.

Three observations: SDSU stifles UNLV, 34-6, in season opener

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 24, 2020

At last, San Diego State football returned to action against UNLV in a 34-6 win at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. The Aztecs won their...

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