The Daily Aztec

On-campus preaching gets loud

by Declan Desmond

November 14, 2012

A bustling campus of approximately 30,000 students, San Diego State is far from being a quiet place, but this semester, off-campus Christian groups continue to add to the commotion with fervent and often confrontational demon...

Bilingual brain activity researched

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

November 14, 2012

Utilizing head-mounting, eye-tracking technology, the School of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at San Diego State is conducting high-end research on English and Spanish-speaking bilinguals. By measuring pupil dilation,...

$2.8 mil supports future scientists

by Andrea Ciardiello

November 14, 2012

The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development, which prepares San Diego State graduate students for careers in the sciences, recently received a $2.8 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Nationa...

Veterans need more than our thanks

by Kenneth Leonard

November 13, 2012

I left active duty in the U.S. Army almost two years ago, and when Veterans Day rolls around every November, the same thought always crosses my mind: Please, don’t say “thank you.” I couldn’t really tell you why it makes me ...

Mandatory service would benefit all Americans

by Mike Heral

November 13, 2012

I went to basic training twice. Everyone should attend at least once. Its value comes from more than clichés of patriotism and discipline, which can be instilled in a person far before joining the military. I participated in...

Retired Marine shares insights after service

by Tara Millspaugh

November 13, 2012

“I’m happy now. This is where I’m supposed to be,” retired Marine Corps First Sergeant and history senior Todd Kennedy said. Kennedy dedicated 22 years of his life to the Marine Corps when he served in the Gulf War, Somalia...

Young veterans experience battlefield back at home

by Antonio Zaragoza

November 13, 2012

Gulf War-era II veterans prone to higher unemployment rates Veterans who served on active duty since September 2001 have higher unemployment rates than veterans from previous wars, according to a report from the Unite...

A.S. refine restructure with bylaws

by Christina Koral

November 13, 2012

At Wednesday’s council meeting, San Diego State’s Associated Students will vote on the bylaws for the restructuring of the A.S. Council. At its meeting on Oct. 17, the council voted to implement a new governmental structure...

Aztecs break 100K pound donation record

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

November 13, 2012

Raising a record amount of 107,551 pounds of food, San Diego State won first place for the fifth consecutive year at the intercampus Colleges Rock Hunger Food Drive competition, surpassing this year’s 100,000 pound goal. All food an...

SDSU falls to Syracuse on USS Midway

by Staff

November 13, 2012

Matt Kenyon, Staff Wrter Antonio Zaragoza, Editor in Chief The Aztecs faced Syracuse for the second time in history on Veterans Day Sunday aboard the USS Midway, an aircraft carrier that has seen more than half ...

52nd district seat too close to call

by Staff

November 8, 2012

Hannah Beausang, Staff Writer Tara Millspaugh, News Editor The voting for the 52nd Congressional seat is still underway even well after the election. The votes between Democrat Scott Peters and Republican incumbent ...

Mayoral race: Filner is the lesser of two evils

by Leonardo Castaneda

November 6, 2012

San Diego is a moderate city. Its moderate weather causes panic whenever it deviates from 72 degrees. It’s a moderately wealthy city, with a median income slightly higher and poverty rate slightly lower than the rest of Cal...