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The dying, yellow grass is the most obvious sign that SDCCU Stadium's days are numbered as demolition is set to begin October 2020.

Writer’s roundtable: Memories of the Murph

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // February 5, 2021

The concrete stadium in Mission Valley opened for the first time 54 years ago and was used as a multi-purpose stadium for baseball, football, soccer, motocross...

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SDCCU Stadium was one of two buildings in San Diego to win a national award from the American Institute of Architects. It won for its innovative use of concrete forms.

Coaches roundtable: Memories at the Murph

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // January 30, 2021

November will mark three years since San Diego voters passed Measure G which allowed the City of San Diego to sell the Mission Valley stadium land to San...

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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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Director of Athletics John David Wicker unveils the renderings for SDSU's proposed Campus West stadium in November 2017.

SoccerCity supporters file suit to stop SDSU West initiative

by Bella Ross, Senior Staff Writer // April 19, 2018

Supporters of the SoccerCity initiative on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court to remove the SDSU West initiative from the November 2018...

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Friends of SDSU steering committee member Bill Hammit speaking at a signature turn-in event at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters office on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Friends of SDSU submits signatures for SDSU West ballot initiative

by Bella Ross, Staff Writer // January 18, 2018

San Diego State's effort to expand into Mission Valley took another step forward this week when supporters turned in more than 100,000 signatures to the...

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A newly-released rendering of plans for an expansion of SDSU's campus onto the current SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley. Photo courtesy of SDSU NewsCenter.

University reveals renderings for proposed Mission Valley campus

by David Santillan, Social Media Editor // November 29, 2017

San Diego State President Sally Roush and university officials unveiled architectural renderings of a proposed Mission Valley campus. The university...

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San Diego State's color guard practices in the parking lot of SDCCU Stadium. The stadium site could be the site of a new west campus for the university if Friends of SDSU has their way.

Friends of SDSU launches drive to put SDSU West on 2018 ballot

by Angelica Wallingford, Staff Writer // October 23, 2017

Friends of SDSU, a group dedicated to a ballot initiative for the creation of a new west campus for San Diego State on the current site of SDCCU Stadium,...

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SDSU hires firm to design stadium concept

by Angelica Wallingford, Staff Writer // October 18, 2017

San Diego State has hired architectural firm Populous to work on a design concept of a 35,000 seat hybrid multi-use soccer and football stadium. The...

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Mechanical engineering junior jasmine Madarang was struck and killed by a car on Interstate 8 near Waring Road after attending a football game tailgate party at SDCCU Stadium, Sept. 16.

Questions surround student’s death

by Jasmine Bermudez, Assistant News Editor // September 27, 2017

Friends and family are questioning the circumstances that led to the death of Jasmine Madarang, the San Diego State student who was struck and killed by...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny outruns a slew of UC Davis defenders during SDSU's 38-17 win.

Notebook: true team effort leads to dominating SDSU victory

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // September 2, 2017

San Diego State football opened its 2017 season with a 38-17 victory over FCS opponent UC Davis. The Aztecs, which were littered with underclassmen...

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Three Aztec players celebrate after a touchdown by sophomore safety Jeff Clay during Fan Fest.

SDSU football does not need to be patronized

by Mary York, Digital Sports Editor // August 28, 2017

If San Diego State football existed before the Chargers left San Diego for more opulent waters, it is not being advertised. A Division I team for 49...

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San Diego State football scrimmages in front of an empty Qualcomm crowd.

SDSU needs its own stadium

by Joe Faria, Staff Columnist // August 23, 2017

San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium, also known as “The Q,” opened in 1967 and has served as the home for the then San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres...

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