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View from the student section on the concourse of Aztec Stadium.

Snapdragon Stadium: The new name for SDSU’s Mission Valley stadium

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // December 11, 2021

San Diego. Jack Murphy. Qualcomm. SDCCU. These are names that Mission Valley stadiums of old have been given. Now, San Diego State University has...

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San Diego State football head coach Brady Hoke spoke with the media on April 13, 2021.

Three observations: Aztecs’ spring ball in full swing

by Andrew Finley and Jason Freund // April 16, 2021

 Halted by inclimate weather and a delay due to COVID-19 tracing in the program, SDSU football spring practices are now underway. In a press conference...

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Back in October, when this photo was taken, the massive parking lot had been torn up. Today, a large chunk of the stadium is gone.

Reflections on the demolition of SDCCU Stadium

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer // February 4, 2021

The stadium in Mission Valley has been known by many names, San Diego Stadium, Jack Murphy Stadium, Qualcomm Stadium, and SDCCU Stadium. Though since 1967,...

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A screengrab of a SDSU Athletics video showing the big screen at Dignity Health Sports Park displays “Go Aztecs” on Oct. 10. The Aztecs later took the field and participated in the team’s annual intrasquad preseason scrimmage, which was closed to the public this year due to COVID-19.

Column: Dignity Health Sports Park is a sneak peek into the future with Aztec Stadium

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // October 19, 2020

This season, San Diego State football will be playing eight games on the gridiron, but none of them at SDCCU Stadium. In fact, they won’t even be...

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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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City council approves conceptual purchase agreement for Mission Valley land

by Jadyn Brandt, News Editor // May 30, 2020

Many members of the San Diego State community have been eagerly awaiting the finalization of the Mission Valley Purchase and Sale Agreement for over a...

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An aerial rendering of SDSUs proposed multi-use stadium at the site of its Mission Valley expansion.

SDSU moves forward in Mission Valley, eyes 2020 completion date for new stadium despite pandemic

by Jadyn Brandt and Michael Cline // May 9, 2020

San Diego State’s proposed timeline to construct a 35,000 seat multi-use stadium in Mission Valley is moving forward as planned, despite potential setbacks...

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An aerial rendering of SDSUs proposed multi-use stadium at the site of its Mission Valley expansion.

CSU Board approves design, financing plan for new Aztec Stadium

by Jeanette Giovanniello, Staff Writer // March 29, 2020

San Diego State’s plans for a new multi-use stadium received approval from the California State University Board of Trustees on Tuesday, according to...

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Rendering of The Hub, a portion of the planned Mission Valley campus expansion.

City council votes unanimously to move forward with SDSU Mission Valley plan

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // November 18, 2019

The negotiations between San Diego State and the City of San Diego over the university’s expansion plans in Mission Valley moved forward on Monday. In...

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Rendering of the proposed SDSU West river park and bike trail.

SDSU presents $68.2 million cash offer for Mission Valley site to city council

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // October 15, 2019

The public negotiations between San Diego State and the City of San Diego over the site of SDSU’s Mission Valley expansion officially began on Oct. 14,...

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Rendering of the SDSU Innovation District in Mission Valley.

SDSU to present Mission Valley offer to city council

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // October 13, 2019

After San Diego State awarded a $250 million contract for its new multi-use Mission Valley stadium in February, President Adela de la Torre expressed optimism...

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SDSU fans tailgate before an Aztec football home game.

SDSU football sees season ticket sales drop 15%

by Kaitlyn Little, News Editor // September 4, 2019

2019 season ticket sales have dropped about 15% from last year’s season ticket sales for San Diego State football. To date, 11,658 season tickets...

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