The Daily Aztec

Greek life is more than just parties

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Greek life has more to it than meets the eye

Trendy photo-ops distract from genuine experiences

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

April 5, 2017

San Diego is home to tons of unique restaurants, bars, coffee shops and murals — places that make for great Instagram pictures. Many have been labeled as “trendy” spots to Instagram in various magazines and blogs. Take a...

Irresponsible students should ‘GoFund’ themselves

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

February 28, 2017

GoFundMe was launched seven years ago as a creative way to fundraise. Donation bins have become a thing of the past and crowdfunding has become the fastest way to raise money for important causes. “Most people use GoFundMe to...

SDSU Journalism students must look outside JMS program to learn select skills

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

February 22, 2017

“In one semester abroad, I felt more prepared for my future career as a magazine journalist than in all my time at State combined.”

New city ordinance changes and SDSU’s Sophomore Success Program bad news for students

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnists

November 28, 2016

New housing policy and city ordinance changes are poised to adversely affect the San Diego State Greek community for years to come. In addition to SDSU’s new Sophomore Success Program, the city of San Diego passed a new housing...

Don’t fall for plastic-industry sponsored initiative, vote yes on Prop 67

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

October 19, 2016

California voters might be confused by the appearance of not one but two plastic bag propositions on the November ballot. That is exactly the confusion the plastic bag industry that funded the petition drives to get both initiatives...