The Daily Aztec

Workaholics Anonymous

by Jamie Ballard, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

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This week, are you: A) Studying for your classes, B) Working part time C) Staying active in your student organization of choice D) All of the above? My pick is D).I am a full-time student, working two jobs and st...

Manure stinks up campus

by Marissa Ochoa, Staff Columnist

November 3, 2014

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Break out the perfume and cologne. Cover your faces because guess what, our school stinks. And I mean that in the most literal sense. San Diego State has been taken over by the overwhelming smell of fertilizer. It’s the morning,...

From Halloweens past

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

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Tis’ the season of oddly carved pumpkins, jumbo bags of snack-sized candy and unoriginal costumes ­— it’s Halloween time. We all know those people that are a bit too excited when they see the signs to pop-up Halloween stores,...

The sick sensationalism

by Conor Nordberg, Contributor

October 27, 2014

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Step 1: Ebola comes to America. Step 2: The virus spreads. Step 3: The government decides to quarantine the general public for their safety. Step 4: Cities go under martial law. Step 5: People are forced out of their...

Adventures at the movies

by Christine Whitman, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

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There’s an awesome new movie in theaters that you are just dying to see. These days, going to the movies is more of a mission. You pack all your friends in into one car and drive 15 minutes to the closest movie theater. But...

Phoenix Rising: Part 2

by Max Saucedo, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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Editor's Note: Phoenix Rising is the second series in the Source Point saga. Click here to read the first part in the Phoenix Rising series.  Police dragged him out of their vehicle and into a holding room.  The cuffs were ...

Reasons for the seasons

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor

October 16, 2014

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It’s been sixteen days and I still don’t have it. Sixteen days into October and I don’t have the most important thing of the season: Count Chocula. We all know about my obsession with pumpkin spice-flavored things. But really, the true reason for Octobe...

Double trouble with twins

by Annie Beltran, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

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The night before I began middle school I had to have a serious conversation with my mother.  I was a 12-year-old who had very concerning issues my mother needed to address at that very moment. I knew there was a possibility...

In defense of fast food

by Jenna Mackey, Photo Editor

October 9, 2014

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Fast food is in my blood. I mean, my body might actually be made of fast food considering I’ve been avidly consuming it for 20 years. Although some of you readers may have jumped to judge my character and mental state after...

Flush fees down the toilet

by Tabi Hoshmand, Contributor

October 6, 2014

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A $25 fee  for everyone living on the floor because someone didn’t flush the toilet. How is it even possible to file against that? A floor meeting was called when one of the girl’s bathrooms in Chapultepec had complaints...

Sleepless in San Diego

by Cami Buckman, Contributor

October 2, 2014

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It’s 3 a.m. and I’m not asleep. All the sheep have been counted, and all the street lights are buzzing. The darkness of my bedroom ceiling continues to be, well, dark. While I know that the coat hanging in my closet isn’t...

Understanding ‘hygge’

by Jordan Flowers, Contributor

September 29, 2014

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Fish. This last year Denmark took the number one spot in happiness. I’m not kidding. The United Nations Sustainable Solution Network created the World Happiness Report and Denmark took the top spot. According to the report,...