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The Editorial Board encourages students to make their voices heard in this year's Associated Students elections.

[Photo] The Daily Aztec endorses students to vote in A.S. elections

March 25, 2021

The Editorial Board encourages students to make their voices heard in this year's Associated Students elections.

The San Diego County Administration Building on Harbor Drive.

[Photo] San Diego County expanding vaccine eligibility to general public with high-risk medical conditions

March 17, 2021

The San Diego County Administration Building on Harbor Drive.

A student talks to a representative at the San Diego State office of Financial Aid and scholarships

[Photo] Second round of relief money distributed to students

March 10, 2021

Eligible students should have received the HEERF funding directly to their bank accounts or received a check from the university.

San Diego State men's basketball then-junior forward Matt Mitchell completes a dunk over a New Mexico defender during the Aztecs' 82-59 win over the Lobos on Feb. 11, 2020 at Viejas Arena. With the win, the Aztecs became the 2020 Mountain West regular-season champions.

[Photo] Aztecs to make up game against UNLV, New Mexico forfeits series

February 23, 2021

San Diego State men's basketball then-junior forward Matt Mitchell completes a dunk over a New Mexico defender during the Aztecs' 82-59 win over the Lobos...

In the 2020 A.S. Elections candidates from Serve SDSYOU and SDSU 2020 Vision set up signs outside Hepner Hall as part of their campaigns, despite the campus being largely empty as a result of COVID-19.

[Photo] Associated Students prepares for fully virtual elections

February 16, 2021

In the 2020 A.S. Elections candidates from Serve SDSYOU and SDSU 2020 Vision set up signs outside Hepner Hall as part of their campaigns, despite the campus...

The San Diego State women’s soccer team celebrates after scoring a goal during the Aztecs’ 1-0 win on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Women’s soccer returns to play after extended layoff due to COVID-19

January 29, 2021

The San Diego State women’s soccer team celebrates after scoring a goal during the Aztecs’ 1-0 win on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Then-sophomore forward Mallory Adams shoots from the charity stripe during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over the Titans on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball’s Adams ‘nervous’ in return from injuries

January 28, 2021

Then-sophomore forward Mallory Adams shoots from the charity stripe during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over the Titans on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Then-sophomore tight end Daniel Bellinger (88) celebrates with then-sophomore wide reciever Elijah Kothe after Bellinger caught a touchdown pass during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Football falls to No. 18 Brigham Young, ends regular season

December 13, 2020

Then-sophomore tight end Daniel Bellinger (88) celebrates with then-sophomore wide reciever Elijah Kothe after Bellinger caught a touchdown pass during...

Then-sophomore running back Jordan Byrd carries the ball during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Football to finish regular season slate at No. 18 Brigham Young

December 11, 2020

Then-sophomore running back Jordan Byrd carries the ball during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Brigham Young then-sophomore quarterback Zach Wilson is sacked by San Diego State then-senior linebacker Troy Cassidy (right) and then-sophomore linebacker Seyddrick Lakalaka during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over the Cougars on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Column: Is Brigham Young football actually good?

December 10, 2020

Brigham Young then-sophomore quarterback Zach Wilson is sacked by San Diego State then-senior linebacker Troy Cassidy (right) and then-sophomore linebacker...

Former San Diego State men's basketball head coach Steve Fisher greets Kawhi Leonard (right) with a fist bump during Leonard's jersey retirement on Feb. 1 at Viejas Arena. The ceremony occurred at halftime of the Aztecs' 80-68 win over Utah State.

[Photo] Column: Three reasons why Toronto is the ideal fit for Malachi Flynn

November 30, 2020

Former San Diego State men's basketball head coach Steve Fisher greets Kawhi Leonard (right) with a fist bump during Leonard's jersey retirement on Feb....

Then-junior guard Trey Pulliam guards a Tennessee State player during the Aztecs’ 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations: Aztecs use big run to fuel 19-point victory over UC Irvine

November 27, 2020

Then-junior guard Trey Pulliam guards a Tennessee State player during the Aztecs’ 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah attempts a shot over a Texas Southern defender during the Aztecs' 2019 season opener against the Tigers on Nov. 5 at Viejas Arena. The game resulted in a 77-42 SDSU victory.

[Photo] Nathan Mensah returns to action following health issue

November 25, 2020

Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah attempts a shot over a Texas Southern defender during the Aztecs' 2019 season opener against the Tigers on Nov. 5...

Then-sophomore guard Sophia Ramos looks to drive to the basket while facing a USD defender during the Aztecs' 70-47 loss to the Toreros on Dec. 11, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball ‘excited’ to be back, looks to surprise MWC

November 24, 2020

Then-sophomore guard Sophia Ramos looks to drive to the basket while facing a USD defender during the Aztecs' 70-47 loss to the Toreros on Dec. 11, 2019...

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

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

November 25, 2020

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

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.

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

November 21, 2020

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.

Then-freshman defensive lineman Cam Thomas and then-junior defensive back Tariq Thompson surround Nevada then-freshman quarterback Carson Strong for a sack during the Aztecs' 17-13 loss to the Wolf Pack on Nov. 9, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Football travels to Reno to take on the undefeated Wolf Pack

November 20, 2020

Then-freshman defensive lineman Cam Thomas and then-junior defensive back Tariq Thompson surround Nevada then-freshman quarterback Carson Strong for a...

Then-junior guard Jordan Schakel points after a play during the Aztecs' 68-55 win over Nevada on Jan. 18 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Writer’s roundtable: 2020-21 San Diego State men’s basketball season predictions

November 23, 2020

Then-junior guard Jordan Schakel points after a play during the Aztecs' 68-55 win over Nevada on Jan. 18 at Viejas Arena.

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.

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

November 18, 2020

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...

Then-junior guard Téa Adams signals a play to her teammates during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball releases updated 2020-21 season schedule

November 18, 2020

Then-junior guard Téa Adams signals a play to her teammates during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

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

[Photo] Men’s basketball announces 2020-21 season schedule

November 17, 2020

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

Sophomore forward Mallory Adams jogs down the court after sinking a shot during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena. SDSU president Adela de la Torre (second from left sitting courtside) is seen clapping after the play.

[Photo] Mallory Adams to return to action in 2020-21 following knee injury

November 13, 2020

Sophomore forward Mallory Adams jogs down the court after sinking a shot during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas...

Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko drives to the hoop during the Aztecs' 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20, 2019 at Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego.

[Photo] Mountain West Conference changes 2020-21 basketball slate

November 9, 2020

Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko drives to the hoop during the Aztecs' 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20, 2019 at Jenny Craig Pavilion...

SDSU then-junior safety Tariq Thompson tackles San José State then-freshman running back Kairee Robinson during the Aztecs’ 27-17 victory over the Spartans on Oct. 19, 2019 at CEFCU Stadium. The win improved the Aztecs' record to 6-1.

[Photo] Aztecs return to Carson for matchup against high-scoring San José State offense

November 6, 2020

SDSU then-junior safety Tariq Thompson tackles San José State then-freshman running back Kairee Robinson during the Aztecs’ 27-17 victory over the Spartans...

Then-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr., then-junior linebacker Andrew Aleki and then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino combine for a tackle against a Central Michigan ballcarrier during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over the Chippewas in the New Mexico Bowl at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

[Photo] Column: SDSU defense remains among best in nation in 2020

November 5, 2020

Then-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr., then-junior linebacker Andrew Aleki and then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino combine for a tackle against a Central...

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

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

October 30, 2020

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

Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah attempts a one-handed shot over a Tennessee State defender during the Aztecs' 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Fall Camp update: Aztecs play five-on-five, non-conference schedule and status of Mensah

October 23, 2020

Then-sophomore forward Nathan Mensah attempts a one-handed shot over a Tennessee State defender during the Aztecs' 62-49 win over the Tigers on Nov. 25,...

Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall celebrates after returning a fumble for a touchdown  during the Aztecs’ 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

[Photo] Aztecs set to host UNLV in 2020 season opener

October 23, 2020

Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall celebrates after returning a fumble for a touchdown during the Aztecs’ 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec....

Then-freshman quarterback Carson Baker throws a quick pass during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium. Baker is set to make his second-career start against UNLV on Oct. 24.

[Photo] Baker outduels Johnson, named starting quarterback for season opener against UNLV

October 19, 2020

Then-freshman quarterback Carson Baker throws a quick pass during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium. Baker is set to make his...

Then-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr. lays a hit on a BYU receiver during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium. With the help of former SDSU cornerback Ron Smith and his sister, Johnson Jr. started a GoFundMe page called the Building Connections Project Fund, assisting low-income families with online learning resources.

[Photo] Dwayne Johnson Jr. assists families in need of resources for virtual learning

October 19, 2020

Then-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr. lays a hit on a BYU receiver during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium. With the help of...

Then-junior running back Chase Jasmin celebrates in the end zone by holding the ball in the air after scoring a touchdown during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

[Photo] Column: With shortened season, Aztecs poised to make run at conference championship

October 17, 2020

Then-junior running back Chase Jasmin celebrates in the end zone by holding the ball in the air after scoring a touchdown during the Aztecs' 48-11 win...

Then-sophomore running back Kaegun Williams carries the ball during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

[Photo] Aztecs look to take strides in 2020 with new offense in place

October 21, 2020

Then-sophomore running back Kaegun Williams carries the ball during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl...

Then-sophomore guard Téa Adams drives to the hoop for a contested layup during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Mountain West announces women’s basketball conference schedule

October 9, 2020

Then-sophomore guard Téa Adams drives to the hoop for a contested layup during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas...

Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko looks to dribble past a Wyoming defender during the Aztecs' 72-55 win over the Cowboys on Jan. 21 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Mountain West unveils temporary men’s basketball 18-game conference schedule

October 9, 2020

Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko looks to dribble past a Wyoming defender during the Aztecs' 72-55 win over the Cowboys on Jan. 21 at Viejas Arena.

The San Diego State football team huddles around then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino as he gives a pregame speech. The game resulted in a 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque.

[Photo] San Diego State releases revised 2020 season schedule

October 1, 2020

The San Diego State football team huddles around then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino as he gives a pregame speech. The game resulted in a 48-11 win over...

Sophomore guard/forward Mallory Adams dribbles near the top of the key during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball reacts to NCAA announcement regarding 2020-21 season start date

September 28, 2020

Sophomore guard/forward Mallory Adams dribbles near the top of the key during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas...

Then-freshman wide receiver Jesse Matthews (left) and then-sophomore wide receiver Kobe Smith celebrate after a play during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque.

[Photo] Mountain West Conference announces football will be played this fall

September 24, 2020

Then-freshman wide receiver Jesse Matthews (left) and then-sophomore wide receiver Kobe Smith celebrate after a play during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over...

San Diego State then-sophomore linebacker Caden McDonald intercepts a pass during the Aztecs' 27-17 victory over San José State on Oct. 19, 2019 at CEFCU Stadium. The pick sealed the win for SDSU and the team's record improved to 6-1.

[Photo] San Diego State student-athletes return to practice after two-week sports pause

September 17, 2020

San Diego State then-sophomore linebacker Caden McDonald intercepts a pass during the Aztecs' 27-17 victory over San José State on Oct. 19, 2019 at CEFCU...

San Diego State women's soccer celebrates after scoring its lone goal against UNLV in a 1-0 victory against the Rebels on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Women’s soccer learns to deal with fall sports postponement, maintain fitness during pandemic

September 17, 2020

San Diego State women's soccer celebrates after scoring its lone goal against UNLV in a 1-0 victory against the Rebels on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports...

SDSU students living on campus are encouraged to only leave their residence for essential activities like food, medical appointments and work.

[Photo] University extends ‘stay at home’ order until Sept. 14

September 7, 2020

SDSU students living on campus are encouraged to only leave their residence for essential activities like food, medical appointments and work.

The Mountain West Conference announced fall sports — including football — have been postponed on Aug. 10, but did not rule out the possibility of a spring 2021 football season.

[Photo] Mountain West postpones football, other fall sports

August 10, 2020

The Mountain West Conference announced fall sports — including football — have been postponed on Aug. 10, but did not rule out the possibility of a...

Then-junior defensive back Tariq Thompson and then-junior running back Chase Jasmin celebrate after a play during SDSU's 13-3 victory over BYU on Nov. 30 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Football receives more preseason accolades, alters workout regimens

July 23, 2020

Then-junior defensive back Tariq Thompson and then-junior running back Chase Jasmin celebrate after a play during SDSU's 13-3 victory over BYU on Nov....

Brady Hoke poses in front of the media after being introduced as San Diego State football's head coach on Jan. 8.

[Photo] Brady Hoke gives first football update since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic

July 21, 2020

Brady Hoke poses in front of the media after being introduced as San Diego State football's head coach on Jan. 8.

Then-sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan prepares to spike the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over UNLV on Oct. 3 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Q&A: Victoria O’Sullivan discusses unique offseason, new coaching staff

July 15, 2020

Then-sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan prepares to spike the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over UNLV on Oct. 3 at Peterson Gym.

Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to drive to the basket during the Aztecs’ 73-60 win over Air Force at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on March 5.

[Photo] Column: Malachi Flynn can be a difference-maker in the NBA

July 12, 2020

Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to drive to the basket during the Aztecs’ 73-60 win over Air Force at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on...

Then-sophomore wide receiver BJ Busbee attempts to escape a Nevada tackler during the Aztecs' 17-13 loss to the Wolf Pack on Nov. 9, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] SDSU student-athletes return to campus for voluntary workouts

July 7, 2020

Then-sophomore wide receiver BJ Busbee attempts to escape a Nevada tackler during the Aztecs' 17-13 loss to the Wolf Pack on Nov. 9, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Then-sophomore forward Mallory Adams attempts to pass to a teammate during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Mallory Adams granted extra year of eligibility by NCAA

July 2, 2020

Then-sophomore forward Mallory Adams attempts to pass to a teammate during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

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