The Daily Aztec

Students receive a ‘Golden Opportunity’ to film it forward

by Kelly Callas

February 20, 2011

Stars aligned last fall above Melrose Trading Post in Los Angeles when human rights professor Danusia Garrison encountered The Golden Opportunity. TGO is a low-profit company focused on a particular type of social experimentation: initiating individuals with thoug...

SDSU senior lends a hand to schools in Peru

by Miranda Adler

January 27, 2011

Imagine washing your face with Purell hand sanitizer, showering with baby wipes and falling asleep with cement-caked fingernails. No, this isn’t an episode of “Survivor.” This is just one of the many occurrences San Diego State senior Jesann Spani has exp...

Class with Dr. and Mrs. Indiana Jones

by Michael Misselwitz

January 26, 2011

There are those professors among the faculty at San Diego State whose influence students will remember for decades to come. These mentors educate by example, depicting unique routes to success and conveying lesser-known methods of wisd...

Murdered professor loved and respected by students

by Amy Devito

January 26, 2011

San Diego State is comprised of one united community of students and faculty. Aztecs are unique; not only do they fight and stand as an impenetrable family throughout the renowned accomplishments they achieve, but they also hold...

SPOTLIGHT: English professor helps wildlife, immigrants

by Staff

January 13, 2011

John Granger spends free time with groups such as Emergency Wildlife Rehab, No More Deaths By Kelly Callas, Staff Writer When he was approached about being interviewed, English professor John Granger's response was a simple and unassuming, "Why?" This is a ...

SPOTLIGHT: Female captain thrives in ROTC program

by Staff

January 13, 2011

ROTC staff cadet captain Brittany Summers triumphs in a male-dominated field By Nicole C. Corpuz, Staff Writer About 50 young, sharp and physically fit Army ROTC cadets lined up for their morning physical training, waiting for the commands to be called o...