The Daily Aztec

All content by Annie Beltran

Double trouble with twins

October 13, 2014

The night before I began middle school I had to have a serious conversation with my mother.  I was a 12-year-old who had very concerning issues my mother...

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Stay sensitive, stay aware

September 22, 2014

In August, we lost Robin Williams. He died of self-inflicted injuries. September is Suicide Awareness Month, and I want to use this space to share what...

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Looking in the mirror: body image issues

September 8, 2014

Everyone has body image issues. Either every year the skin surrounding my body gets worse, or every year I wear my skin I identify new details. The...

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The online dating game: part 2

September 2, 2014

For those who remember several months ago I publicly announced, by means of this back page, that I decided to partake in the game of dating apps. So...

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Nail-biting adult anxiety

February 27, 2014

I recently decided I was an adult. Oftentimes an anxious adult who resorts to nail biting until scolded by another adult. Have you ever sat in the emergency...

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App-rehensive dating

January 27, 2014

During winter break I decided I had the time to reenter the dating realm. Why not? I didn’t have any pressing homework and I wouldn’t be pushing aside...

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Thanksgiving friends back page

December 2, 2013

A good friend will bail you out of jail, but a best friend will be wearing the identical orange jumper.  I didn’t coin that ideology; it might have...

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Not a problem-free philosophy

November 18, 2013

Coming from the great southern land of Texas, I’m used to hearing jargon geared toward the location. I honestly had no clue “y’all” wasn’t the...

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Going from boots to books

November 7, 2013

It’s no secret that San Diego has a large military presence.  The second I landed at Lindbergh Field, I was told to look at the Marine Corps boot camp...

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Harrowing holiday issues

October 24, 2013

The holidays are coming and malls are beginning to decorate with subtle, seasonal displays.  I know “the man” just wants us to start thinking about...

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Life decision interference

October 17, 2013

Interference heroes: A group of people who feel the need to toss me their opinions about how they feel I should live my life. These people exist. I’m...

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Of roaches and men

September 26, 2013

Yesterday I saw a roach while hanging out with my friend. First off, do me a solid and get the idea out of your head that it was in my home. Also, I will...

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The apartment hunt

September 25, 2013

I am on a quest to find an awesome place to live. Shall I define awesome?  Awesome is a 900 sq. ft. apartment complete with spacious living room, large...

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