The Daily Aztec

CSU Chancellor requests pay cut

by Ana Ceballos

November 27, 2012

Incoming California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White recently requested to have part of his state-funded salary reduced by 10 percent, which would add $41,500 to the CSU budget. Amid budget constraints in the California ...

CSU students to receive $249

by Ana Ceballos

November 27, 2012

As the California State University campuses prepared for a $250 million cut last semester, good surfaced when California voters passed Proposition 30. As a result, the previously scheduled tuition fee contingency plan approved...

Aztecs beat Cowboys for MW title

by Hilal Haider

November 25, 2012

On Saturday, San Diego State claimed the Mountain West championship for the 19th time in school history, parading to a 42-28 victory. The Aztecs entered Saturday’s action on a red-hot six-game winning streak in hopes of cap...

Event raises awareness of suicide rates

by Stacey Oparnica

November 25, 2012

Every 15 minutes, someone in the U.S. commits suicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This statistic was the underlying theme of, A Night to Write Love on Her Arms, a benefit show held Nov. 15 in...

Shadow Day shows scholars’ success

by Hannah Beausang

November 19, 2012

San Diego MESA Alliance, a program supporting math, engineering and science education students who are economically disadvantaged in underrepresented population, matched San Diego State students with local companies to learn about ...

Pres. Obama first-time visit to Burma

by Ilgin Karlidag

November 19, 2012

After securing a second term in the White House, President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. President to visit Myanmar, also known as Burma, the White House announced last Thursday. The historic visit to Burma is...

Aztecs take research to heart

by Jessica LaFontaine

November 19, 2012

The laboratories are maze-like, weaving in and out several adjoined rooms, which used to be many different classrooms, San Diego State biology professor Mark Sussman said. Throughout the years he has transformed and “gobbled u...

Symposium honors new research

by Staff

November 15, 2012

Last Thursday, international biomedical researchers gathered in San Diego State’s Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center for The Frontiers in Cardiovascular Regeneration International Symposium to discuss major scientific advancements...

Puerto Rico votes for Statehood

by Alicia Chavez

November 15, 2012

Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory, has voted to change its long-time relationship with the U.S., in hopes of becoming the 51st state. “It’s the fourth time in 45 years that Puerto Rico has voted on changing its national status,”...

Student org tries banning plastic

by Will Houston

November 15, 2012

San Diego State’s environmental student organization the Enviro-Business Society, or E3, is beginning an educational campaign against the use and sale of plastic water bottles on campus. The campaign is meant to further increase...

Meth addiction may be curable

by Jessica Marin

November 15, 2012

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla have developed what seems to be an effective vaccine against methamphetamine addiction. Meth is one of the most widely abused and most frequently developed illegal synthetic...

Five rules to survive black friday madness

by Edward Henderson

November 15, 2012

Black Friday and a zombie apocalypse have a lot in common. While zombies scour the earth with the sole purpose of devouring human flesh, crazed deal hunters exhibit the same level of determination toward their purpose—buying...