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Cami Buckman

Cami Buckman, Arts and Culture Editor

Cami Buckman is the editor of Arts and Culture and has been a writer for the section since Fall 2014. She is currently a senior majoring in journalism and double minoring in film and international studies. Follow her on all social media at @camibuckman

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Senior Farewell: Cami Buckman

Senior Farewell: Cami Buckman

May 2, 2018

What started with an article about the Finance and Investment Society grew into four years of bylines, videos, interviews, editorial meetings, late nights...

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Members of Creative State gather following a group meeting on April 2.

Campus collective promotes artists through throwback vibes

April 4, 2018

Creativity strikes in the unlikeliest of places. For Paul McCartney, the conception of Beatles song “Yesterday” was inspired from a melody he heard...

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Ben Lusher, Richard Saunders and Elliott Skinner  of Thirdstory brought their sweet melodies to The House of Blues in San Diego on March 21.

Powerhouse trio Thirdstory makes harmonious stop in San Diego

April 2, 2018

When the stage lights dim and the house lights rise, crowds are meant to leave. But at Thirdstory’s San Diego show, the crowds kept dancing, grooving...

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Cooper Lopez and Tyler Thren table their product at Entrepreneurship Day on March 7.

[Photo] ‘Power to the People’ Italian hip hop workshop crosses language barriers

March 14, 2018

Cooper Lopez and Tyler Thren table their product at Entrepreneurship Day on March 7.

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Documentary shares story of police shooting, mental illness and a family’s fight for justice

February 14, 2018

Community members and supporters met at a candlelight vigil to support the Hamilton family and the tragedy that occurred. At the vigil Dameion Perkins...

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‘Catfish: The TV Show’ makes casting stop at SDSU

January 22, 2018

The hit MTV show “Catfish: The TV Show” is making a stop at San Diego State and is looking for its next potential subjects. “Catfish: The TV Show”...

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DA Preplay -- SDSU Basketball Preview

[Video] DA Preplay — SDSU Basketball Preview

November 11, 2017

Daily Aztec Sports presents a preview of SDSU’s men’s basketball season opening this week. Tune in for game footage from SDSU’s football season,...

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Comedian Brian Regan is set to bring his observational humor and stand-up to San Diego Nov. 17 at the Balboa Theater.

Comedian Brian Regan creates laughs from the everyday ordinary

November 7, 2017

Joining the ranks of comedy greats like Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle, Brian Regan is like a rotisserie chicken in the world of seasoned stand-up comedians. From...

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Reinaldo Lourival, an expert in environmental conservation, spoke with SDSU about the efforts needed to help sustain Brazil's ecosystems.

[Photo] Brazilian conservation expert visits SDSU to share message of sustainability

October 30, 2017

Reinaldo Lourival, an expert in environmental conservation, spoke with SDSU about the efforts needed to help sustain Brazil's ecosystems.

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Jeffreys Bay, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is a popular destination for surfers and tourists driving along the Garden Route.

[Photo] Naked and Afraid in South Africa

April 19, 2017

Jeffreys Bay, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is a popular destination for surfers and tourists driving along the Garden Route.

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Journalism senior Cami Buckman received the Gilman scholarship which helped in funding her semester studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa.

Scholarships aid students while abroad

October 18, 2017

San Diego State offers students who wish to study abroad a variety of scholarship options to help fund their international endeavors. For example, the...

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DA Preplay – SDSU at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

[Video] DA Preplay – SDSU at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

October 7, 2017

  Daily Aztec Sports presents a preview of SDSU's game at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to be played Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at 7:45 p.m....

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SDSU students respond to Black Minds Matter course

[Video] SDSU students respond to Black Minds Matter course

September 29, 2017

San Diego State will be offering a new graduate course called Black Minds Matter starting in October 2017. The course will connect themes from the...

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Sophomore cornerback Ron Smith intercepts a pass during the second quarter of SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford University.

[Video] DA Preplay – Air Force Academy Game

September 23, 2017

Published on Sep 22, 2017 Daily Aztec Sports presents a preview of SDSU's game at the Air Force Academy, to be played Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at...

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New anthology “Chicana Tributes: Stories for the New Generation,” is displayed outside of an organized panel discussion in Love Library.

[Photo] New SDSU published anthology pays tribute to local Chicana activists

September 18, 2017

New anthology “Chicana Tributes: Stories for the New Generation,” is displayed outside of an organized panel discussion in Love Library.

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Courtesy of Valerie Rogatsky

Steve Aoki causes caked-up chaos in Del Mar

September 7, 2017

The electronically fueled music hit a crowd of fist-pumping, shoulder-riding, sweat dripping concert goers like a metaphorical machine gun, in the best...

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Bill Burr will be performing his stand up special Sept. 2 at Harrah's SoCal Events Center

Comedian Bill Burr set to visit San Diego

August 26, 2017

Somewhere between an overly opinionated uber driver and a tipsy uncle at Christmas lies one of the top comedic voices of his generation—comedian Bill...

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Eat San Diego opens new free food park in City Heights.

[Photo] Free food park grows sense of community in City Heights

August 16, 2017

Eat San Diego opens new free food park in City Heights.

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The Adaptive Fitness Clinic supports student learning

The Adaptive Fitness Clinic supports student learning

January 25, 2017

Peterson Gym is a place to watch volleyball games, attend large lecture classes or stare at while waiting in line for a BCB coffee. However for many...

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This fiery mural located on the Art North building is definitely hard to miss. Paying homage to the murals in Chicano Park, Professor Mario Torero and his students debuted “Eyes of Picasso” in December 2016. Other than the mural having a compelling backstory, it is sure to literally brighten up anyone’s Instagram feed.

A tour of the hidden maze that is the art building

November 17, 2016

Hepner Hall, Love Library and the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union are all recognizable places on campus every San Diego State student knows of. But many...

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Photo by Christine Whitman.

The lost art of darkroom photography

November 16, 2016

Pictures nowadays can literally be taken with the touch of a finger. Practically every individual has access to a camera and can be a photographer in...

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The Daily Aztec Does: Marching Band

October 25, 2016

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Courtesy of Ken Jacques

‘Blood at the Root’ examines racial injustice

October 5, 2016

“Southern trees bear strange fruit, blood on the leaves and blood at the root.” A poem written in protest of lynching African-Americans was a catalyst...

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Social work professor specializes in community

Social work professor specializes in community

October 3, 2016

Lianne Urada is a new assistant professor in the San Diego School of Social Work, but she's also an traveler and an activist with a specific focus on marginalized...

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Festival goers browse the local vendors and food trucks.

Adams Avenue street fair returns to Normal Heights

September 28, 2016

The sun was shining, the music was playing, the food stands were cooking and the vendors were selling. It seems the 35th annual Adams Avenue street...

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