The Daily Aztec

How music has evolved over my college career

How music has evolved over my college career

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

To say I have taken the long route to completing my bachelor’s degree would certainly be an understatement. I started college back in 2003 as a theater...

Continue Reading
Guilty pleasure classic films don't always hold up over time

Guilty pleasure classic films don’t always hold up over time

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // March 20, 2019

Cinephiles like myself love watching classic films that have been deemed quintessential to mainstream, American culture. For hours on end, I have snacked...

Continue Reading
Pop singer Dua Lipa took home the award for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammys ceremony.

Everything to know about this year’s Grammy winners

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // February 20, 2019

This year's Grammy Awards tried to put a fresh spin on the awards ceremony, addressing social issues throughout and hiring Alicia Keys as host, whose messages...

Continue Reading
Scene at state

Scene at state

by Madeleine Schwarz, Staff Writer // February 13, 2019

For many students, the desire to blend in on campus outweighs the motivation to stand out. A certain amount of stress can come with getting dressed...

Continue Reading
Preparing for graduation amidst industry layoffs

Preparing for graduation amidst industry layoffs

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // February 6, 2019

Senior year was supposed to be an exciting time. Between sessions of working on my multimedia capstone project and practicing my photojournalism and video...

Continue Reading
Five essential books for music lovers

Five essential books for music lovers

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // November 28, 2018

If you find yourself being a lover of all things music, one of the best ways to indulge in your obsession, beyond listening to artists and going to concerts,...

Continue Reading
Scene at State: Animal print's resurgence

Scene at State: Animal print’s resurgence

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // November 16, 2018

As we put the vibrant colors of summer fashion back into storage, it is time to pull out the cozy warm-colored sweaters and coats for this winter. The...

Continue Reading
Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepsen deliver necessary variations of self-empowerment

Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepsen deliver necessary variations of self-empowerment

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // November 14, 2018

Ariana Grande has her first U.S. no. 1 hit. Thinking back on her illustrious career, it’s hard to believe she hadn’t topped the Billboard Hot 100...

Continue Reading
Hiking around Iceland's breathtaking sites

Hiking around Iceland’s breathtaking sites

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // September 5, 2018

Traveling to Iceland in the summer means missing out on seeing the northern lights, but one of the biggest summer draws is the ability to hike on various...

Continue Reading
My 'Change of Heart' on The 1975

My ‘Change of Heart’ on The 1975

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // May 3, 2017

As I watched The 1975’s frontman Matty Healy flail his lanky limbs around and sang along to my favorite tracks from last year’s “I Like It When You...

Continue Reading

Magic shows are not my strong suit

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer // February 15, 2017

You know that trick where you see a woman in half? I tried to do it once and she bled out all over the stage. Editor's Note: Mr. Dixon may or may not...

Continue Reading

I died the other day, but I’m fine

by Ahmad Dixon , Staff Writer // February 1, 2017

Last semester I wrote an introduction to one of the best dark arts programs in the California State University system. If you recall I wrote about “Introduction...

Continue Reading
Load More Stories