The Daily Aztec

Light the Night walk honors cancer patients

by Lauren Yap

November 8, 2012

On Nov. 2, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk participants and spectators marveled at the evening sky at Petco Park as the horizon was transformed into a brilliant tapestry of woven red, white and golden...

My passion for geocache

by Staff

November 8, 2012

Waking up 10 minutes before the alarm goes off is quite possibly one of the worst things in the world, it could have put Mother Teresa in a cranky mood. I tossed and turned in bed tangled in my covers, unable to find a comfortable p...

Mutilation machines litter Museum of Man

by Nicole Yi

October 31, 2012

Your chin is placed on a low bar and a screw forces the cap down. Your teeth are crushed into the sockets and pressure is exerted until your brain ejects through fragmented skull. Many people claim they would never be able ...

Haunted Trail brings frightful fun to park

by Christian Benavides

October 30, 2012

The line grows with your anticipation, as if you are waiting to walk off a plank on some imaginary pirate ship in your head. “Bam Bam Bam!” a masked man slams an empty garbage can nearby and you jump up and curse at the ...

Unbucket helps plan adventures with friends

October 23, 2012

Kicking the bucket: one of the English language’s euphemisms used to make the idea of death lighter. Yet a deeper look into its history reveals not something quaint and dandy, but a practice during the Middle Ages of kicki...

Sausage and beer highlight OB Oktoberfest

by Erik Dobko

October 17, 2012

A disorderly display of debauchery dedicated to the divine, delectable, dipsomania-inducing drinks for the decadent desires dogging the diverse denizens of drunkenness—I speak of an event none other than the cheerfully tipsy celebr...

Art comes alive at Chicano Park

by Christian Benavides

October 17, 2012

Unity, pride, culture—all words flowing through the concrete walls of Chicano Park. Chicano Park, located near the intersection of Logan Avenue and Cesar E. Chavez Parkway, is more than a typical neighborhood park wi...

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

by Hutton Marshall

October 16, 2012


Exhibit sheds light on unheard jazz records

by Shellie Stamps

October 16, 2012

From May 19th to October 7th, the Museum of Photographic Arts featured a visual and musical sensation called “The Jazz Loft Project.” The exhibit is a collection of photos, tapes and recordings of conversations of jaz...

How to plan the perfect trip to Palm Springs

by Laurel V.

October 10, 2012

The weekend means there are only a few days to escape the mundane routine of everyday life. Spontaneity tugs at your car keys, but the thought of falling into a money pit is enough to return you to the couch. Put the keys ...

App puts universe in your hands

by Christian Benavides

September 20, 2012

Imagine you are strolling along Balboa Park at night, taking a breather from the crazy world of college and absorbing the scenery of San Diego. You cross an empty bench in a secluded area of the park and decide to have a seat. ...