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San Diego State women's rowing practices in the fog in Mission Bay.

Women’s rowing program discontinued due to financial impacts, gender equity

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 20, 2020

Earlier this summer, San Diego State women’s rowing head coach Bill Zack said the program is aiming for its best-ever finish in conference competition. “We...

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Opinion: Aztec Stadium will bring school spirit back to SDSU

Opinion: Aztec Stadium will bring school spirit back to SDSU

by Willem Quigley, Contributor // November 19, 2020

Beginning in fall 2022, San Diego State will begin playing its football games at Aztec Stadium, a sleek and modern 35,000 seat facility that will be the...

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Then-sophomore guard Adam Seiko drives to the hoop during the Aztecs' 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20, 2019 at Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego.

Mountain West Conference changes 2020-21 basketball slate

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 9, 2020

Earlier today, the Mountain West Conference announced a 20-game men’s and women’s basketball conference schedule to comply with each county, local...

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Sophomore forward Mallory Adams (left) and then-junior guard Téa Adams (right) each dribble the ball up the court during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Mallory Adams and Téa Adams send open letter to student-athletes regarding 2020 Election

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

San Diego State student-athletes are exercising their right to let their voice be heard during this year’s election. 463 student-athletes are registered...

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Then-sophomore middle blocker Andrea Walker spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

Mountain West Conference releases formats to resume three sports

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 30, 2020

The Mountain West Conference unveiled a press release on Oct. 29 with guidance to resume baseball, women’s volleyball and women’s soccer next spring. Each...

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The San Diego State football practice field next to the SDSU Sports Deck was empty on June 7 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although football is back, the practice field will be empty yet again on Nov. 3 as student-athletes are encouraged by the NCAA and SDSU to exercise their right to vote.

In accordance with NCAA, SDSU gets Election Day off to encourage student-athletes to vote

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // October 29, 2020

In June, the NCAA announced the first Tuesday in November will be a day off so athletes can vote in the upcoming election.    As a result, San Diego...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1993. Her tenure lasted 27 years, until she passed away on Sept. 18.

Column: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy lives on through women’s rights, athletics and beyond

by Reese Savoie, Staff Writer // October 13, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  A name synonymous with strength, tenacity, equality. A name that extends so far beyond the five syllables it is composed of,...

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San Diego State cross country and track and field head coach and former Olympian Shelia Burrell is entering her 12th year on the Mesa.

Q&A: Shelia Burrell reacts to season postponements, All-Americans and the Olympics

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // August 24, 2020

San Diego State cross country and track and field head coach Shelia Burrell has seen almost everything when it comes to distance running or field events.  The...

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Then-redshirt freshman wide receiver Jesse Matthews catches a pass over Utah State then-sophomore cornerback Andre Grayson in the Aztecs' 23-17 loss to Utah State on Sept. 21, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Column: It’ll be different without fans this coming football season, but the safety of student-athletes, coaches is paramount

by Devin Whatley, Arts and Culture Editor // August 9, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the U.S. earlier this year, many sports including college athletics were either postponed or canceled altogether.  As...

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SDSU Athletics announced a refund policy for season ticket holders and Aztec Club members on June 18.

SDSU Athletics introduces season ticket refund policy in light of pandemic

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // June 27, 2020

San Diego State Athletics unveiled a proposal for season ticket holders and Aztec Club members in case any sport gets canceled due to COVID-19 on June...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell holds up a piece of the net after the Aztecs defeated New Mexico 82-59 on Feb. 11, claiming the Mountain West regular-season title at Viejas Arena.

NCAA cancels tournament, school suspends spring sports

All Mountain West Conference spring sports have been suspended in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference announced in a statement Thursday morning. "The...

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Members of the Aztecs women's basketball team  sign autographs following their matchup against Air Force on Saturday.

San Diego State women’s athletes celebrate ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // February 12, 2020

Several members of San Diego State’s women’s sports teams attended the Aztecs women’s basketball game against Air Force on Saturday to celebrate...

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