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Vote for the 2018 Best of State

Vote for the 2018 Best of State

February 21, 2018

Voting for 2018 has closed, thanks to everyone who participated.

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Letter: Shared governance and sexual violence on campus

May 8, 2015

Tanisha Duke-Scorza, Queena Tran & Corey Polant Student Subcommittee Sexual Violence Task Force Members We are Tanisha, Queena and Corey and...

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Q&A with SDSU associate professor Carole Kennedy about Indiana’s religious freedom law

April 16, 2015

The Daily Aztec: According to your understanding, what are potential ramifications of the law being passed in Indiana? Carol Kennedy: This is not the...

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What it's like to be facing graduation

What it’s like to be facing graduation

April 8, 2015

We all remember how the first day of college felt…   That certain moment of sheer terror when you realize what it’s like to live away...

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State Speaks: Associate professor Roy Whitaker on religion, hip-hop and atheism

March 23, 2015

THE DAILY AZTEC: The Daily Aztec previously profiled you as the “hip hop” atheist, what does this title mean to you? ROY WHITAKER: This is really...

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Editorial: Know the power of Freedom of Speech

February 2, 2015

The recent tragedy at the  Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris have sparked a worldwide controversy about freedom of speech and rights that are often...

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Editorial: Sexual assault is everyone’s issue

December 4, 2014

Recent events from this semester have pointed out an ugly truth for San Diego State, as well as college campuses across the country. From the results of...

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Family and friends remember the bright life of Sara Stelzer

Family and friends remember the bright life of Sara Stelzer

October 21, 2014

Editor's note: The following was submitted to The Daily Aztec by Art Correia, and was written by Sara's parents for her hometown newspaper. In Loving...

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Letter to the Editor: Divestment is taking a stand for human rights

April 9, 2014

For the past half century, Israel has continued to violate the human rights of the indigenous Palestinian population. These violations range from discriminatory...

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Letter to the Editor: Divestment creates campus hostility

April 9, 2014

Dear Editor, The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement is an international effort to delegitimize Israel. The resolution calls for universities...

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Vote for the ideas, not the name

Vote for the ideas, not the name

March 17, 2014

When it's time to go vote in the Associate Students elections, many students feel compelled to check the box next to the name they have seen most around...

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Are GE classes really worth it?

Are GE classes really worth it?

March 10, 2014

by Erik Sena, Staff Columnist and Sabrina Shahawi, Staff Columnist  General education classes are a traditional part of an overall college education....

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Aztec Center construction

Take a picture, it’ll last longer

March 7, 2014

View a comparison of construction between Aztec Center in the 1960s and the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union in 2011-14. Hard hats not required.    

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Letter to the Editor: Muema's actions reflect deeper issues

Letter to the Editor: Muema’s actions reflect deeper issues

March 5, 2014

This letter to the editor is in response to "Muema takes leap of faith out of NFL combine" by Mike Heral, originally published on Feb. 26, 2014. It was...

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Nelson Mandela celebrated at cultural event

February 21, 2014

On Feb. 18, San Diego State Love Library and the Association of Africana Studies Majors and Minors held an event as part of the cultural events series...

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SDSU Superlatives

February 20, 2014

Here at The Aztec, we like to give credit where credit is due. While all our on-campus clubs and organizations are wonderful in their own way, we picked...

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Editorial: Student Success Fee forums fail students

Editorial: Student Success Fee forums fail students

February 17, 2014

San Diego State students are in the midst of a historic decision. The problem is, most of them don’t realize it. The recently proposed Student Success...

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Do resolutions help or hurt you?

January 23, 2014

New Year's resolutions inspire people to change for the better, with the help of friends and family all doing the same thing. Kelly Gardner, Staff Columnist The...

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Hello and goodbye to our campus spots

Hello and goodbye to our campus spots

January 23, 2014

Goodbye Sicily Famolaro, Staff Columnist “I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello.” Thanks, Beatles, but I’m singing to a different tune....

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Answering the questions Aztecs care about

Answering the questions Aztecs care about

November 18, 2013

Written by Adam Burkhart, senior staff writer, and Luke Henning, staff writer Polls open tomorrow in San Diego’s special election for mayor, and in...

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SDSU hosts SoCal Philosophy Conference

October 23, 2013

Last weekend, San Diego State hosted its first annual SoCal Philosophy Conference. The two-day conference was student-run and featured two keynote speakers....

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Special Election Preview

October 21, 2013

Election day is Nov. 19. This means San Diego is less than a month away from electing a new mayor. Former assemblyman Nathan Fletcher currently leads preliminary...

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Pro/Con: the SDSU Adderall debate

Pro/Con: the SDSU Adderall debate

October 14, 2013

Is Adderall a harmless study drug, a useful tool for students with learning disabilities or something much worse? Senior staff columnist Madison Hopkins...

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Bookstore brings attention to banned books

September 30, 2013

I walked into San Diego State's bookstore last week on a mission to buy a required textbook before my class started. I was running late and only had a...

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Aztecs Trail Aggies at Half UPDATE

September 28, 2013

The San Diego State University Aztecs trail the New Mexico State University Aggies 16-5 at halftime. The Aztecs blocked a Point after attempt and returned...

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

September 19, 2013

“Cut the Crap,” the title of the worst album by arguably one of the best bands ever, The Clash, is also a statement I snarl at my computer and radio...

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Should the U.S. get involved in Syria?

Reflections after a decade at war

September 9, 2013

As potential American military action in Syria looms on the horizon, some Opinion columnists took time to reflect on the implications of U.S. involvement...

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Pro/Con: Unpaid Internships

September 8, 2013

Madison Hopkins, Senior Staff Columnist PRO: Unpaid internships are worth the time Last summer, I interned at a small radio station where I received...

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Graduating editors say goodbye and thank you

May 13, 2013

By Tara Millspaugh I didn’t think I would ever have the chance to be called an “editor.” I’m not the strongest writer and I still make grammar,...

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Aztecs support movement against racial profiling

May 13, 2013

By Tara Millspaugh and Arturo Garcia San Diego State students rallied in solidarity to show their support against alleged racial profiling toward some...

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Art students design new public library logo

May 13, 2013

The San Diego Public Library staff collaborated with San Diego State art students to create a new logo for the library. The library staff chose the...

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14 Aztecs become Fulbright scholars

May 13, 2013

By Tara Millspaugh and Hannah Beausang Fourteen San Diego State students and faculty members received Fulbright scholarships and will be making an impact...

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Shake Smart opens stand at Camp Pendleton

May 13, 2013

Shake Smart, a company started by two San Diego State students in January 2011, is expanding its business.  The Shake Smart stand, located outside of...

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Letters to the editor – May 1, 2013

May 1, 2013

Sir: I am writing in response to the article posted by Ms. Hopkins on 28 April 2013 entitled “Mob mentality enables substandard values.” I found...

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Letters from the editors – May 1, 2013

May 1, 2013

Letter from the editor in chief:   Fellow Aztecs, As editor-in-chief of your newspaper, I am ultimately responsible for any and all content...

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FBI overlooks Russian warnings about suspects

April 30, 2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger brother of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, told the FBI last Thursday that the duo was targeting Times Square...

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The Love Guru: The love you take is equal to the love you make -Paul McCartney

April 28, 2013

Relationship Reboot: I have been with my boyfriend for three years. Although I love him, I am tired of him not trying. He never does anything romantic...

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SDSU strategic plan establishes campus priorities

April 28, 2013

After months of planning and receiving feedback, San Diego State officials devised a plan that will establish the university’s priorities for the coming...

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The Daily Aztec’s 2013 NFL mock draft

April 25, 2013

The 2013 NFL draft begins tonight and as a result, 254 young men’s dreams will come true. The first round, which takes place tonight at 5 p.m., can be...

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There is no remedy for love but to love more – Henry David Thoreau

April 21, 2013

Flustered Fashionista: My boyfriend is starting to nag me about how I dress. He gets annoyed or jealous when I wear short shorts or crop tops, but it’s...

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Hollywood Happenings

April 17, 2013

By Tori Haynes and Brooke Schyler Celebrity of the Week: Jamie Foxx earned his spot as The Daily Aztec’s celeb of the week for winning the 2013...

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Somali suicide attacks kill 35

April 17, 2013

Militants armed with weapons and explosives entered a court building in Mogadishu on Sunday and proceeded to carry out attacks resulting in the death of...

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The Love Guru: Love is like war: “Easy to begin but very hard to stop.”

April 14, 2013

Jitterbug: I’m taking this girl out on our first date, but I don’t have anything planned. I don’t know whether to stick with the cliche dinner-and-a-movie,...

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Letter to the Editor: Bottles and San Diego’s water

April 14, 2013

I took exception to a recent article in The Daily Aztec about San Diego’s drinking water, particularly its conclusion. The author concluded her article...

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San Diego’s Tastiest Temptations

April 11, 2013

3rd Corner By Tara Millspaugh A yummy Sunday brunch is the way to my heart, but what’s even better than that are bottomless mimosas at The...

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Later last call keeps money tap open for local bars

April 8, 2013

For many years now, major cities, including New York, Chicago and Las Vegas, have allowed alcohol to be readily purchased at bars throughout the night...

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Urban Plate offers healthy food at an affordable price

Urban Plate offers healthy food at an affordable price

April 8, 2013

When I go to a restaurant, I always leave in an infamous food coma. Restaurants are constantly being associated with fatty foods, and it’s time San...

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