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Jack Molmud

Jack Molmud, Live editor

Jack is the editor for The Daily Aztec Live show. He transferred to SDSU in 2018 as a journalism major; reporting on many video stories for student housing, the southern border and school construction projects. Jack is a news writer at KUSI News and enjoys reading about music and politics in his free time. Follow his Twitter @Jmolmud.

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Senior Farewell: Jack Molmud

Senior Farewell: Jack Molmud

May 15, 2020

For various reasons, somewhat selfishly, I am excited that classes moved online. My last semester felt like it was going to end too easily. Plus it’s...

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[Video] San Diego State Uprooted — episode two: Peter Curry

May 9, 2020

Peter Curry is a third year journalism and media studies major. Curry talks to Senior Staff Reporter Reese Savoie on his experiences dealing with mental...

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[Video] San Diego State Uprooted — episode one

May 1, 2020

Jaiden Davis is a third year studying child and family development. Davis is not only a full-time student but also works at a College Area grocery store....

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon is one of the fraternities under investigation following the leaked group chat from Pi Kappa Alpha

SDSU investigating fraternities mentioned in leaked GroupMe

March 25, 2020

Several fraternities are now being investigated by San Diego State following a leaked GroupMe message where Associated Students presidential candidate...

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Interfraternity Council President and A.S. presidential candidate Steven Plante issued an apology to the campus community after it was discovered he used a homophobic slur in a GroupMe message in Feburary.

AS Presidential Candidate, IFC President Steven Plante apologizes for using homophobic slur

March 23, 2020

Associated Students presidential candidate and Interfraternity Council President Steven Plante issued a statement Sunday night apologizing for his use...

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[Video] The 2020 Associated Students debates: VP of external relations, VP of student affairs

March 22, 2020

Day one of the Associated Students debates were live-streamed to Facebook and later uploaded to YouTube.   The candidates debating were for...

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[Video] The 2020 Associated Students Debates: VP of financial affairs, executive VP, president

March 22, 2020

Day two of the Associated Students debates were live-streamed to Facebook and later uploaded to YouTube.   Candidates for vice president of...

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[Video] PSFA pushing classes to virtual platforms, rest of university preparing to follow suit

March 10, 2020

The College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts is shifting most courses to virtual platforms beginning today, according to an email sent to students....

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How close are you following the primary?

How close are you following the primary?

February 25, 2020

  Students who registered as Democrats or Independent/No Party Preference were given a list of questions specifically about the March 3 California...

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How do 2020 Democrats stack against Trump?

How do 2020 Democrats stack against Trump?

February 25, 2020

  Out of all poll recipients, respondents were asked to rank who they think would win in a general presidential election against the incumbent,...

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What should SDSU do about skaters?

What should SDSU do about skaters?

February 25, 2020

  Skating restrictions are in place throughout campus, reserving bike and skate lanes for those who wish to take manual vehicles besides walking....

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Are you satisfied with SDSU administration?

Are you satisfied with SDSU administration?

February 25, 2020

  All poll respondents were asked about how satisfied they are with SDSU’s administration. The largest reporting percentage of the 598 respondents...

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How are students getting political campaign news?

How are students getting political campaign news?

February 25, 2020

  Out of eligible March 3 Democratic primary voters, respondents were asked to rank the media platforms from which they gather the most information....

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Ranking political ideology and political parties

Ranking political ideology and political parties

February 25, 2020

Students were asked to rank their political ideology based on a spectrum from left-wing, liberal, moderate, conservative and right-wing. Out of 729 total...

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What should SDSU do about IFC fraternities?

What should SDSU do about IFC fraternities?

February 25, 2020

  After a semester of Greek life turbulence, five IFC fraternities are under restrictions while the rest are free to recruit. Poll respondents...

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What do students want SDSU admin to address?

What do students want SDSU admin to address?

February 25, 2020

  All poll recipients, regardless of political party, were asked a list of questions about SDSU and issues surrounding university administration...

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Respondents were asked to select one or more Democratic presidential candidates they think should win the nomination. Businessman Andrew Yang was voted as third place but was omitted from the graphic as his campaign is since suspended.

The Daily Aztec 2020 Presidential Poll methodology report

February 25, 2020

  With the California Democratic Primary a few days away, The Daily Aztec set out to find hard data about what San Diego State students think about...

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Students and faculty representing the Africans Charge Genocide group protest the potential ban on two guest speakers accused of anti-Semitism.

[Photo] Pro-reparations group protests potential ban on campus speakers accused of anti-Semitism

February 21, 2020

Students and faculty representing the Africans Charge Genocide group protest the potential ban on two guest speakers accused of anti-Semitism.

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College Democrats and College Republicans touched on environmental issues, immigration reform ahead of the California primary. Alison Aiken, pictured left and Oliver Krvaric, right.

College Democrats and College Republicans debate ahead of March 3 primary

February 19, 2020

Immigration reform, student loans and reproductive rights were topics of contention Monday afternoon when the San Diego State College Republicans and College...

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[Video] The Daily Aztec Live — Feb. 7, 2020

February 8, 2020

Journalists are backed into a corner. Having found ourselves as creators and truth seekers, we are in competition with an ever-growing online presence...

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[Video] The Daily Aztec Live — January 31, 2019

February 1, 2020

Journalists are backed into a corner. Having found ourselves as creators and truth seekers, we are in competition with an ever-growing online presence...

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[Video] Theta Chi ousted from mansion by national chapter due to hazing violations

January 29, 2020

The San Diego State chapter of Theta Chi was removed by the national organization after an investigation found the fraternity partook in hazing during...

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An advertisement for the university's active shooter training.

What is SDSU doing to prepare for an active shooter?

January 22, 2020

Junior Evan Conway studies history at San Diego State. But prior to college, his life was almost cut short by an active shooter. Conway was living in...

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People across San Diego show up to the march, along with groups like Planned Parenthood and pro-reproductive and LGBTQIA+ rights organizations.

Fourth annual Women’s March takes place in Downtown San Diego

January 18, 2020

Thousands of supporters marched through the streets of Downtown San Diego on Saturday, participating in the fourth annual, nationally scaled Women’s...

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[Video] Recaudación navideña une a las comunidades transfronterizas

December 15, 2019

El evento Love Thy Neighbor celebró sus 10 años compartiendo el espíritu navideño con la comunidad, donde donaron juguetes paga los niños de la frontera...

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[Video] Protests in Ecuadorian capital halt SDSU study abroad experiences

November 22, 2019

Recent protests in Ecuador have affected San Diego State students’ study abroad experiences this semester.  It is the second instance of unrest in...

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[Video] Everything we know about the death of an SDSU freshman

November 13, 2019

A San Diego State freshman died on Nov. 8 after allegedly attending a fraternity event, resulting in the suspension of all 14 Interfraternity Council-affiliated...

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All 14 IFC-affiliated fraternities suspended following incident at chapter party

[Video] All 14 IFC-affiliated fraternities suspended following incident at chapter party

November 8, 2019

San Diego State President Adela de la Torre has suspended all Interfraternity Council chapters after SDSU Police launched an investigation into an incident...

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(Left to right) Todd Gloria, Tasha Williamson and Barbara Bry sit alongside one another during a mayoral debate hosted by Voice of San Diego on Oct. 26 at the University of San Diego.

San Diego mayoral candidates discuss housing, transportation at USD debate

October 31, 2019

Three local Democrats are running to fill the seat of San Diego Mayor in 2020. On Oct. 26, the public got a taste of the campaign season in a mayoral debate...

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Campus officials investigate flooding in the basement of the Physical Sciences building, which they referred to as the cause of a power outage in five buildings on Oct. 31.

[Photo] Flooding leads to power outage in five campus buildings

October 31, 2019

Campus officials investigate flooding in the basement of the Physical Sciences building, which they referred to as the cause of a power outage in five...

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[Video] DA Beat: Oct. 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

SDSU pushes to break ground in Mission Valley, crime updates, scooter update and much more on this week's Daily Aztec Beat.

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[Video] San Diego State Guardian Scholars helps foster youth foster their education.

October 21, 2019

San Diego State Guardian Scholars helps transition students that come from a foster youth background into the working world post-education. The Daily Aztec's...

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[Video] Four more fraternities placed on interim suspension following alcohol, hazing, health violations

October 21, 2019

Four more fraternities have been put on interim suspension at San Diego State — bringing the total number of chapters facing disciplinary investigations...

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A Lime is parked on the streets of the College East neighborhood.

Ousted electric scooters occupy College Area streets, sidewalks

October 16, 2019

San Diego State announced a complete ban on all micro-mobility vehicles — e-scooters, e-bikes and any personal electric-powered devices — on Aug. 19,...

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On Sept. 20, students participate in Climate Strike on campus.

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October 16, 2019

On Sept. 20, students participate in Climate Strike on campus.

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[Video] DA Beat: Oct. 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

A new audit reveals shocking information about SDSU's labs, an update in the KPBS lawsuit and much more on this week's episode of The Daily Aztec Beat.

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Bird scooters parked on a residential street in the College Area.

SDSU electric scooter ban based on bad data, little student input

October 9, 2019

San Diego State voted to restrict micro-mobility devices ⁠— both personal and pay-to-ride ⁠— based off ill-informed data and without telling the...

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Students protesting at the Climate Strike held on campus.

[Photo] Student participation in politics has the power to make a change

October 16, 2019

Students protesting at the Climate Strike held on campus.

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[Video] DA Beat: Oct. 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

New vaccine rules for incoming students, student feedback on parking regulations and much more on this week's Daily Aztec Beat!

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