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Jocelyn Moran

Jocelyn Moran, Managing Editor

Jocelyn Moran is the managing editor at The Daily Aztec and a senior journalism and Spanish student. She has been writing for The Daily Aztec since Fall 2015 and has covered protests, sports, club events and breaking news. Jocelyn aims to represent her community by telling people's stories in an effort to demonstrate different perspectives to readers. Send tips to me@thedailyaztec.com and follow her at @jocelynamoran.

All content by Jocelyn Moran

JMS classes aren’t doing enough

May 9, 2019

Most of the graduating seniors on The Daily Aztec’s editorial board are students in JMS. We know the territory. We know what’s taught in these classes. There...

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Senior Farewell: Jocelyn Moran

Senior Farewell: Jocelyn Moran

May 8, 2019

Crying in my bed in my dorm room the first two weeks of my freshman year because of how homesick I was doesn’t feel like too long ago. But then I think...

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Its OK not to know what the next chapter in your book is

It’s OK not to know what the next chapter in your book is

May 1, 2019

Sleepless nights. Lack of appetite. Minutes spent staring at a blank wall thinking about what happens after the next two weeks and four days. That’s...

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Freshman infielder Michael Paredes smiles during the Aztecs 11-6 victory over Fresno State on March 31 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Baseball salvages series with 11-6 win over Fresno State

April 1, 2019

Freshman infielder Michael Paredes smiles during the Aztecs 11-6 victory over Fresno State on March 31 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

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San Diego States bench cheers after a three-pointer by the Aztecs during their game against UNLV on March 14.

[Photo] Aztec fans mark their territory in Las Vegas

March 14, 2019

San Diego State's bench cheers after a three-pointer by the Aztecs during their game against UNLV on March 14.

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Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley defends UNLV senior guard Noah Robotham during San Diego States mens basketball game against UNLV on March 14.

[Photo] Aztecs look to take rubber match against Nevada in Mountain West semifinals

March 15, 2019

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley defends UNLV senior guard Noah Robotham during San Diego State's men's basketball game against UNLV on March 14.

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Senior guard Devin Watson pump fakes the defender during the Aztecs game against UNLV on March 14.

[Photo] Aztecs overcome poor shooting to escape with 63-55 win over UNLV, advance to semis of MWC Tournament

March 14, 2019

Senior guard Devin Watson pump fakes the defender during the Aztecs' game against UNLV on March 14.

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Redshirt senior pitcher Justin Goossen-Brown readies to pitch during the Aztecs’ 5-1 loss to Texas Tech on March 5 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Baseball comes up short after grand slam ends upset bid against No. 14/11 Texas Tech

March 7, 2019

Redshirt senior pitcher Justin Goossen-Brown readies to pitch during the Aztecs’ 5-1 loss to Texas Tech on March 5 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

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Sophomore infielder Casey Schmitt looks back while at bat during the Aztecs’ 5-1 loss to Texas Tech on March 5 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs lose to No. 14/11 Texas Tech

March 6, 2019

Sophomore infielder Casey Schmitt looks back while at bat during the Aztecs’ 5-1 loss to Texas Tech on March 5 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

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(Left to right)Vice President of University Affairs Ronnie J. Cravens Jr., Vice President of External Relations Michael Wiafe and Vice President of Financial Affairs Christian Onwuka.

[Photo] SDSU’s black student leaders discuss breaking down barriers

February 28, 2019

(Left to right)Vice President of University Affairs Ronnie J. Cravens Jr., Vice President of External Relations Michael Wiafe and Vice President of Financial...

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SDSU students and faculty collect letters from detained migrants

February 13, 2019

San Diego State students and faculty participated in a research project aimed at depicting the conditions detained refugees and migrants are living...

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SDSUs Interfraternity Council unanimously voted on Oct. 4 to to end a months-long social moratorium and impose a ban on hard alcohol.

SDSU places Kappa Alpha fraternity on interim suspension

October 19, 2018

Update: Oct. 20, 5:15 p.m. The Kappa Alpha national chapter issued a statement regarding the Oct. 17 incident. “We are looking into this and will...

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[Video] Autor y profesor José Mario Martín-Flores habla sobre la literatura

September 26, 2018

  Dentro de la facultad de español en la Universidad Estatal de San Diego, hay un profesor que ha publicado varios textos a través de su carrera,...

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Senior forward Damian German dribbles the ball during the Aztecs 2-0 victory over Brown University on Sept. 14 at the SDSU Sports Deck. German had two goals in the game.

[Photo] Senior forward overcomes slow season start with multi-goal performance

September 16, 2018

Senior forward Damian German dribbles the ball during the Aztecs 2-0 victory over Brown University on Sept. 14 at the SDSU Sports Deck. German had two...

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Senior middle blocker Deja Harris spikes the ball during the Aztecs four-set loss to Oregon State on Sept. 14 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] SDSU drops final three sets in loss to Oregon State

September 15, 2018

Senior middle blocker Deja Harris spikes the ball during the Aztecs four-set loss to Oregon State on Sept. 14 at Peterson Gym.

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Redshirt-freshman midfielder Reagan Sherlock (left) celebrates with junior midfielder Spencer Madden (middle) and senior forward Damian German (right) during the Aztecs 2-0 victory over Brown on Sept. 15 at the SDSU Sports Deck. German had two goals during the match.

[Photo] Aztecs defeat Brown, 2-0, for third straight victory

September 15, 2018

Redshirt-freshman midfielder Reagan Sherlock (left) celebrates with junior midfielder Spencer Madden (middle) and senior forward Damian German (right)...

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An anonymous SDSU parent and alumnus has lodged a complaint with the U.S. government regarding the safety of bunk beds in student residence halls.

Querido estudiante de primer año de SDSU: Yo también experimenté lo que se llama ‘homesickness’

August 22, 2018

Mi primer año en la universidad no fue nada fácil. Enfrenté lo que se llama “homesickness” durante las primeras semanas y sentí que no iba poder...

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San Diego State President Adela de la Torre walks toward guests after a flag raising ceremony in June 2018.

[Photo] Adela de la Torre takes seat as SDSU’s newest president

June 28, 2018

San Diego State President Adela de la Torre walks toward guests after a flag raising ceremony in June 2018.

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Sandy Ayala sonríe ante la cámara en SDSU

Estudiante de SDSU y recipiente de DACA se gradúa con título de sociología

May 2, 2018

“Mis papás”, dijo Sandy Ayala, estudiante de cuarto año, con lágrimas en los ojos mientras hablaba de sus ídolos en la vida. “Porque ellos decidieron...

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An example of undocumented LGBTQ activist Julio Salgados art work. Photo from @CultureStrike

Undocumented, LGBTQ activist to speak at Student Union

April 18, 2018

Julio Salgado, one of the founders of DreamersAdrift and manager of the CultureStrike project, will be at the Montezuma Theater inside of the Conrad Prebys...

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Activista de la comunidad indocumentada y LGBTQ tendrá un discurso en SDSU

Activista de la comunidad indocumentada y LGBTQ tendrá un discurso en SDSU

April 18, 2018

Julio Salgado, uno de los fundadores de DreamersAdrift y gerente de proyecto de CultureStrike, estará en el teatro del Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union...

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Vice President-elect of University Affairs Ronnie Cravens was the only candidate not on the Elevate SDSU slate to win a seat on the A.S. executive board.

[Photo] Elevate SDSU slate sweeps A.S. elections — except for one seat

March 22, 2018

Vice President-elect of University Affairs Ronnie Cravens was the only candidate not on the Elevate SDSU slate to win a seat on the A.S. executive board.

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La falta de acción por parte del Congreso causa protestas defendiendo a DACA en San Diego

La falta de acción por parte del Congreso causa protestas defendiendo a DACA en San Diego

March 7, 2018

Recipientes del programa Consideración de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia y personas apoyándolos se reunieron en San Diego para protestar...

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Francisco Martínez, mejor conocido como Panchito, sonríe antes de ir a clase en SDSU.

Estudiante de SDSU usa su experiencia para ayudar a su comunidad en Barrio Logan

February 28, 2018

Francisco Martínez, mejor conocido como “Panchito”, está usando sus propias experiencias para defender los derechos de su comunidad en Barrio Logan....

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Amanda Sisco, estudiante de maestría de trabajo social, platica con estudiante Kashina Rusko mientras come su  almuerzo.

[Photo] Columna: Hay que hacer paz con nuestra comida

February 28, 2018

Amanda Sisco, estudiante de maestría de trabajo social, platica con estudiante Kashina Rusko mientras come su almuerzo.

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Discovering mi familia and myself in Guatemala

Discovering mi familia and myself in Guatemala

February 21, 2018

As the sun set, we looked out to the lake, engulfed on the horizon by three volcanoes. We had arrived at a restaurant, anxious to finally eat after a three-hour...

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Dave Rivas, escritor de Cartas desde el Muro, y los estudiantes quienes actuaron en la obra, sonríen después de la primera noche de la presentación.

Estudiantes de la escuela secundaria representan los inmigrantes a través de la obra “Cartas desde la Frontera”

January 31, 2018

En una obra bilingüe, estudiantes de la escuela secundaria representaron las voces de inmigrantes quienes han sufrido a causa de la deportación a través...

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Estudiantes y profesores se unen con la comunidad de San Diego para la Marcha de las Mujeres

Estudiantes y profesores se unen con la comunidad de San Diego para la Marcha de las Mujeres

January 24, 2018

El 20 de enero, miles de personas marcharon en el downtown de San Diego para defender los derechos de las mujeres como parte de la Marcha de las Mujeres....

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La Patrulla Fronteriza no abrirá la Puerta de la Esperanza este año

La Patrulla Fronteriza no abrirá la Puerta de la Esperanza este año

January 18, 2018

La Patrulla Fronteriza no abrirá la Puerta de la Esperanza en el Parque de la Amistad en el 2018, evitando que familias separadas por razones de inmigración...

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Fires sweep through Southern California

Fires sweep through Southern California

December 13, 2017

A series of wildfires swept through Southern California last week, forcing thousands of families to evacuate and costing many their homes. Fires spread...

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Isabel Quintero habla con la comunidad de SDSU sobre la representación latina en la literatura.

[Photo] Autora habla sobre la representación latina en la literatura

December 6, 2017

Isabel Quintero habla con la comunidad de SDSU sobre la representación latina en la literatura.

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Families share tears, hugs and words in ‘Opening the Door of Hope’ event at Friendship Park

November 19, 2017

Tears were shared on both sides of the border as 12 families met and reunited with loved ones on Nov. 18 at Friendship Park in Border Angels' “Opening...

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[Photo] Borderless vision unites U.S. and Mexico

October 11, 2017

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Senior forward Jeroen Meefout jumps for a header during SDSUs 0-1 loss to No. 23 Washington on Oct. 26.

Missed opportunities cost Aztecs in 1-0 loss to No. 23 Washington

October 27, 2017

After missing three open opportunities to score, San Diego State men’s soccer fell to No. 23 Washington 1-0 on Friday night at the SDSU Sports Deck....

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Presidente de Educación sin Fronteras Carlos Rodríguez hace una pregunta a SDSUPD Chief Mays.

SDSUPD Chief Mays habla con estudiantes sobre preocupaciones acerca de la patrulla fronteriza apareciendo en campus

October 4, 2017

Departamento de Policía de San Diego State Chief Josh Mays habló con estudiantes el 3 de octubre en Storm Hall acerca de sus preocupaciones de la patrulla...

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El área de recursos para indocumentados está disponible para asistir a los estudiantes.

Estudiantes de SDSU bajo DACA reciben ayuda para renovar sus aplicaciones

October 3, 2017

El Equipo de Respuesta a Crisis Económica de San Diego State pagará la aplicación para renovar Consideración de Acción Diferida para los Llegados...

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Estudiantes caminan hacia West Commons.

[Photo] Opinión: Es difícil comer bueno y barato

September 27, 2017

Estudiantes caminan hacia West Commons.

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Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, addresses students at student union theater.

[Photo] Daughter of Malcolm X gives talk at SDSU

September 20, 2017

Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, addresses students at student union theater.

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Ilyasah Shabazz, autora y  tercer hija de Malcolm X, contesta preguntas de estudiantes.

[Photo] Autora y hija de Malcolm X visita San Diego State

September 20, 2017

Ilyasah Shabazz, autora y tercer hija de Malcolm X, contesta preguntas de estudiantes.

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Students protest President Trumps Sept. 5 decision to end DACA.

[Photo] Pelosi, Schumer say they’ve reached deal with Trump on DACA

September 13, 2017

Students protest President Trump's Sept. 5 decision to end DACA.

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Estudiante de SDSU levanta cartel que lee Nos trataron de enterrar, pero no sabían que éramos semillas.

Estudiante protegido bajo DACA comparte su historia

September 13, 2017

Estudiante de cuarto año de San Diego State de relaciones públicas Héctor Manuel Zermeño vino a los Estados Unidos de México cuando tenía solo 12...

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Estudiante de SDSU levanta cartel que lee Defende a DACA.

[Photo] Organizaciones de SDSU protestan para defender a DACA

September 13, 2017

Estudiante de SDSU levanta cartel que lee "Defende a DACA".

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Elizabeth Vega se sienta en los hombros de su abuelo Israel Vega mientras levanta un cartel que lee Mantenga a Mi Familia Junta.

Cientos se reúnen en solidaridad en San Diego a causa de la revocación de DACA

September 6, 2017

Fiscal General Jeff Sessions anunció la decisión de Trump de terminar el programa Consideración de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia...

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Cientas de personas rodearon Chicano Park para defender los murales

Cientas de personas rodearon Chicano Park para defender los murales

September 6, 2017

Chicano Park fue llenado por cientos de personas quienes defendían el parque el 3 de septiembre después de que personas de la ala derecha amenazaron...

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Trump administration announces official end to DACA

Trump administration announces official end to DACA

September 5, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on Sept. 5 in a press conference, affecting...

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NAHJ visita la frontera entre San Diego y Tijuana

NAHJ visita la frontera entre San Diego y Tijuana

August 31, 2017

Miembros de la Asociación Nacional de Periodistas Hispanos (NAHJ) tuvieron la oportunidad de visitar la frontera entre Tijuana y San Diego el 19 de agosto,...

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