The Daily Aztec

Drinks with a familiar friend

by Tom Hammel

February 2, 2011

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The young man brought the tumbler of whiskey to his lips and opened his eyes. The ice slid forward and a blue light emerged through the crystal kaleidoscope at the bottom of the glass. A cold grip pulled at his chest and stomach...

My daily Indiana Jones ride

by Allie Daugherty

January 30, 2011

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The Indiana Jones ride at Disneyland is filled with sharp turns, sudden stops, quick acceleration and enough jumps and bumps to have anyone desperately clinging to the safety bar. Riding in my car is quite similar. My jerky,...

A daughter’s search for daddy

by Matt Doran

January 27, 2011

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Two months ago I received an e-mail from It was in my junk folder and sandwiched between “Rare naked pictures of Marlon Brando” and “I’m a Nigerian prince, and I need your help.” The subject read: “Adopted?...

Leave your mark on the world

by Staff

January 24, 2011

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Spring break Qatar 2022

by Matt Powers

January 24, 2011

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I’m sure you’re not familiar with Qatar unless you’ve been staring at your globe with a microscope in your spare time. It’s a little peninsula of land extended into the Persian Gulf that FIFA believed would be best suited...

Not so cuddly furry creature

by Ty Thompson

January 20, 2011

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Every month or so, a loosely affiliated student group of hoodlums and lowlifes releases a nefarious creature among the unsuspecting student body of San Diego State. These nearly illiterate miscreants, in their reckless disregard...

HUMOR: To the winter class of 2010

by Staff

January 13, 2011

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By Matt Doran, Assistant Features Editor In 1979, President Jimmy Carter gave a televised address that came to be known as his Crisis of Confidence speech. He beseeched Americans to buy less, to be less materialistic, less self-center...