The Daily Aztec

Taking the Coronado Art Walk

September 19, 2012

Art! A 3 letter word so simple, yet so broad in definition. What is art? Every individual has his own way of expressing himself creatively; his own way at ap- proaching his truth through whatever medium he sees as fit. That is art. A...

How to communicate while studying abroad

by Ashley Williams

September 17, 2012

A pang of panic swept through me as the foreign exchange student I was hosting looked at me with a blank expression and a shake of the head after I asked for the car keys. “I don’t know. Wait, the what?” she aske...

Exhibit displays birth of skating

by Christian Benavides

September 13, 2012

Some may argue using the words skateboard and culture together presents an oxymoron. Many negative connotations are attached to skateboarding, ranging from drugs to teenage rebellion. But what these detractors fail to see ...

Host family values: How to fit in

by Ashley Williams

September 5, 2012

The plane landed in San Diego, Anita was located and our entourage made it through the zoo that is an airport under construction. Even with 6,000 miles behind her, the real trek was just getting started. We Americans in our welco...

Titanic exhibit keeps history afloat in SD

by Brittany Fasano

April 4, 2012

In commemoration of the 100-year anniversary of Titanic sinking, the San Diego Natural History Museum at Balboa Park is currently hosting an exhibition called “Titanic: The Artifacts Exhibit.” For the first time in San Diego, visitors ...

Middle Eastern gems edify timid travelers

by Ani Araya

March 14, 2012

In today’s political climate, the Middle East is not often categorized as a prime travel destination. However, the media often fails to broadcast the beautiful wonders this region has to offer. When properly unveiled, the Middle East’s geographical gems reveal gorgeous architecture, exotic beaches, livel...

In Mexico, the fiesta is far from over

by Sofia Casillas

March 14, 2012

With spring break just around the corner, many San Diego State students may be looking for a quick vacation destination. Luckily for them, Mexico is mere minutes away. Although traveling to this country has become especially controver...

School draws sexy back

by Staff

February 7, 2012

Every third Saturday of the month, a bit of Brooklyn’s edgy culture is transplanted to the Ruby Room in Hillcrest, by the name of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School San Diego. Dr. Sketchy’s gives Saturday nights a new meaning by ...

Aztec outdoorsmen offer spring adventures

by Sofia Casillas

January 31, 2012

For many San Diego State students, hectic schedules make it difficult to explore the world’s beautiful landmarks. Because of this, many Aztecs think they don’t have time for adventure. However, an outdoor adventure educ...