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An unprecedented year in review: Online classes, spring break cancellation, struggle for racial justice

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // March 10, 2021

On March 11, 2020, The Daily Aztec published its last print edition, although editors at the time did not know it. Days later, San Diego State announced...

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The SDSU football team looks to take the field before the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over Hawaii on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Football takes on first non-conference opponent of season in Colorado

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // November 27, 2020

After its game against Fresno State got canceled, San Diego State football searched for an opponent throughout the week to fill the schedule spot. It was...

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Opinion: Aztec Stadium will bring school spirit back to SDSU

Opinion: Aztec Stadium will bring school spirit back to SDSU

by Willem Quigley, Contributor // November 19, 2020

Beginning in fall 2022, San Diego State will begin playing its football games at Aztec Stadium, a sleek and modern 35,000 seat facility that will be the...

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The sea of empty blue seats at SDCCU Stadium is a bittersweet sight as San Diego says goodbye to 53 years or sporting, architectural and entertainment history.

SDCCU Stadium: A new era follows the end of an old one

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // October 15, 2020

The image of an empty stadium isn’t as alien these days yet seeing the thousands of blue seats sitting vacant at SDCCU Stadium hits a little...

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SDSU Mission Valley ground breaking ceremony ushers in 'A New Era' for San Diego State

SDSU Mission Valley ground breaking ceremony ushers in ‘A New Era’ for San Diego State

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // August 17, 2020

After almost two years of negotiations with the city of San Diego, San Diego State broke ground on the Mission Valley site in an official ceremony Monday. The...

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Rocky Long gives his final interviews to the media as head coach of San Diego State football on Jan. 8.

Rocky Long retires as Aztecs’ head coach, Brady Hoke to take over

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // January 8, 2020

After 11 seasons at San Diego State and nine as Aztecs football head coach, Rocky Long announced Wednesday he is retiring. Defensive line coach Brady...

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SDSU junior center Keith Ismael looks down the field during the Aztecs' 23-14 win over UCLA on Sept. 7 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

Q&A: Keith Ismael discusses decision to forgo senior season and enter 2020 NFL Draft

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // December 23, 2019

San Diego State junior center Keith Ismael announced Monday via social media he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft. He also accepted...

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Senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino reacts after a play during the Aztecs' 13-3 victory over BYU on Nov. 30

A conversation with Aztec football seniors: Players reflect back on favorite memories on the Mesa

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // December 21, 2019

Fifteen San Diego State football seniors were honored during the team’s 13-3 victory over BYU on Nov. 30 at SDCCU Stadium. Those seniors will, especially...

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Redshirt freshman wide receiver Jesse Matthews runs upfield during the Aztecs' 23-14 win over UCLA on Sept. 7 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

Walk-on wide receiver Jeese Matthews earns scholarship

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // December 10, 2019

After entering the program in 2018 as a walk-on, San Diego State football redshirt freshman wide receiver Jesse Matthews has earned a scholarship. Coming...

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Junior safety Tariq Thompson during San Diego State's 13–3 victory over BYU.

Column: Cheez-It Bowl against Big 12 opponent presents best-case bowl scenario for Aztecs

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // December 5, 2019

In the half decade since the inaugural College Football Playoff, San Diego State football has been bowl eligible five out of five years. But not once have...

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SDSU defensive coordinator Zach Arnett oversees a drill during a practice on Aug. 9.

Zach Arnett promoted to defensive coordinator for Aztecs

by Aaron Tolentino, Assistant Sports Editor // August 15, 2018

San Diego State football will not have much adjusting to do with new defensive coordinator Zach Arnett. Arnett, who has served as the Aztecs linebackers...

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Straight From the Bench – Juwan Washington talks Armed Forces Bowl

Straight From the Bench – Juwan Washington talks Armed Forces Bowl

December 21, 2017

Sophomore running back Juwan Washington talks about the upcoming bowl game and the team's reaction to Penny's Heisman finalist placement. Producer...

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