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Don’t hate on my music

by Ryo Miyauchi, Assistant Entertainment Editor

September 25, 2014

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This past summer, I watched local musicians play cover songs at an open mic. It was nothing special, unless you've never heard anyone sing Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds” before. But these two guys in particular caught...

Stay sensitive, stay aware

by Annie Beltran, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

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In August, we lost Robin Williams. He died of self-inflicted injuries. September is Suicide Awareness Month, and I want to use this space to share what happened to me when I lost a loved one to suicide. I’d like to help...

Phoenix Rising: Part 1

by Max Saucedo, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014

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Editor's Note: Phoenix Rising is the second series in the Source Point Saga. Click here to read the second part in this series. The world we know has changed.  Entire governments have fallen into puppet states.  Martial law has been de...

Retail’s advice to shoppers

by Nick Knott, Entertainment Editor

September 15, 2014

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Being a broke college student is rough.  Many of us without parental subsidies opt for a part-time job so that we can continue to enjoy the many different vices and pleasures we’ve come to love. The balancing act between...

Fall’s favorite sport returns

by Ethan Bailey, Senior Staff Columnist

September 11, 2014

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It's time again to put on your smack-talking boots, Aztecs—football is officially back in full swing. I, for one, couldn't be happier. As summer ends and football begins, it signifies the end of the dark, freezing winter...

Looking in the mirror: body image issues

by Annie Beltran, Staff Writer

September 8, 2014

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Everyone has body image issues. Either every year the skin surrounding my body gets worse, or every year I wear my skin I identify new details. The way I look to other people matters to me. Although I may appear very confident...

Out of hot water, into ice

by Ethan Bailey, Senior Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

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For what seems like an eternity, my Facebook and Instagram feeds have been clogged up with videos of people dumping ice water over their heads. My initial reaction to these clips was, “Um ... what?” Without giving a care, I ...

The online dating game: part 2

by Annie Beltran, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014

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For those who remember several months ago I publicly announced, by means of this back page, that I decided to partake in the game of dating apps. So I’ve gone on some dates with women I refer to as “randoms,” because...

There’s a first time for everything

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor

August 28, 2014

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The first few days at San Diego State can make or break you. While most of us are seasoned professionals at this place we call our scholastic home, the newbies around here are in the throes of experiencing these typical Aztec...

Moving: move it or lose it

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor

August 4, 2014

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Boxes upon boxes are scattered everywhere. Some sealed and labeled neatly, but most are open and half-full with their contents spilling out. How is it possible for one person to have this much stuff? There’s a ton of expired...

Why I’m an Aztec for life

by Victoria Valenzuela

May 8, 2014

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Every song ends, but that’s no reason to not enjoy the music. OK, that might just be a “One Tree Hill” reference, but you get the idea. Even though you know there’s an inevitable end, you still have to take the time to enj...

The everlasting moment

by Kara Fergason

May 5, 2014

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It was one of those days I hoped would never end. Truthfully, I felt this way every day we spent together. She was like a feather, awaiting the gust of wind that would inevitably blow her away. But still, I held on to that hope....