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All five seniors featured in this edition of Writers Roundtable are pictured. Part 2 of Memories on the Mesa will be released next week.

Writer’s Roundtable: Memories on the Mesa (Part 1)

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

Over the last four years, so many memories have come from players having lights-out games to power outages to coaches earning milestone wins.   Our...

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The dying, yellow grass is the most obvious sign that SDCCU Stadiums 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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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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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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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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 Los deportes del estado de San Diego, incluido el fútbol y el básquetbol masculino y femenine, regresarán durante la pandemia, pero lo harán sin fanáticos.

Football to play in Carson, California for spring and fall 2021 seasons

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // September 15, 2020

San Diego State athletics announced Tuesday that its football team will be playing its home games at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California for...

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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 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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New tailgating regulations require groups of 25 or more to register three days before the game.

Students react to new SDSU football tailgate regulations

by Daniel Guerrero, Staff Writer // September 18, 2019

San Diego State’s recent changes to pregame football tailgates at SDCCU Stadium have students rethinking their decision to take part in a long-standing...

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Official rendering of San Diego States plans for the SDCCU Stadium site.

SDSU and city of San Diego announce Mission Valley project negotiating teams

by Bella Ross, News Editor // March 4, 2019

San Diego State and the city of San Diego are now one step further in the sale process of the SDCCU stadium site after both parties declared their negotiation...

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