The Daily Aztec

Lestat’s open mics burst with talent

by Isabella Place

September 15, 2011

Lestat’s is certainly no Starbucks, that’s for sure. The contrast is plain to see, in fact, as the two are located diagonally across the street from one another. Lestat’s is best recognized as one of the local forerunners having merged the coffeehouse and open mi...

Run offers thrills and spills under the sun

by Kristen MacBride

September 12, 2011

Races, obstacle courses and triathlons are choice hobbies for a few, rare, enviable, overachieving and energetic people in this world. Most would rather endure milder forms of torture and remain happily on their couches watching “Jersey Shore.” Luckily, KOZ En...

Wanderlust festival entices yogis to Sin City

by Stephanie Schauer

September 6, 2011

Peace and tranquility are not usually associated with Las Vegas’ image. More commonly the city is identified as a party destination where inhibitions are abandoned among bright lights and a vibrant nightlife. However, that repu...

Private interests define future space travel

by Stephanie Schauer

August 31, 2011

The great Space Race of the 20th century resulted in the launch of the first satellites into Earth’s orbit, sending astronauts to the moon, launching shuttle flights and creating the International Space Station. Now the race continues, but without NASA’s central figure i...

Glamping delights nature’s lovers of luxury

by Sofia Casillas

August 29, 2011

The way of camping is evolving into something much more glamorous. Glamorous camping, also known as glamping, is a growing trend in the United States. This alternative way of camping allows outdoor lovers a chance to enjoy nature’s landmarks in style. “G...

Students stargaze at Laguna Observatory

by Jake Keeney

April 25, 2011

On the forested heights of beautiful Mount Laguna sits the Mount Laguna Observatory, a research base that is visited by students every semester. Less than an hour’s drive from San Diego State near the Cleveland National Forest, thi...

Winston’s brings music and cocktails to OB

by Rachel Verbits

April 12, 2011

Located in the heart of Ocean Beach lies a mishmash of typical college bars that can be found anywhere in San Diego. At 1921 Bacon St., Winston’s stands apart from the pack in this seaside community. Open since 1986, Winston’s has a little something ex...

Sunset Cliffs offers an inspirational view

by Michael Misselwitz

April 12, 2011

Tucked between Ocean Beach and Point Loma, Sunset Cliffs is a picturesque beach community that escapes the commotion of the beaten path. Its shoreline stretches across a magnificent expanse of sandstone vistas, overlooking rugged cliffs and tunneling cave...

Ocean Beach market keeps it fresh

by Michael Misselwitz

April 12, 2011

Quality, locally grown, natural produce is a hot commodity these days, but the grim selection available at most major supermarkets leaves shoppers pondering the definition of “organic.” Luckily, the Ocean Beach Peopl...

Fun volunteer work is available for students

by Michael Misselwitz

March 22, 2011

When students reach college, community service can take on a pertinent and influential scope; opportunities become adventures and students can truly make a difference. “Community service doesn’t have to match the grad...

Nature Center throws visitors into the wild

by Amy Devito

March 22, 2011

San Diego cleverly stows several clandestine treasures that allow tourists and locals to take advantage of all the city has to offer. The Chula Vista Nature Center is a quintessential part of the city’s preserved natural environment and a valuable introduction to ind...

Places to take the pooch in San Diego

by Miranda Adler

March 22, 2011

Need to get the dog out of the house? San Diego’s beach atmosphere and pleasant weather are perfect for pups. Be dog’s best friend and check out one of the many designated pooch parks scattered around the county. Capehart Park, Pacific Bea...