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Maggie Grainger: Aztec Beats

Maggie Grainger: Aztec Beats

by Alumni Codices // February 11, 2014

I was one of those kids who couldn’t wait to go to college. Forget homesickness or missing high school friends – I was ready to pack my bags the day...

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Bruce Overby: Between Dreams and Reality

Bruce Overby: Between Dreams and Reality

by Alumni Codices // January 29, 2014

I entered San Diego State University in 1979 with a dream of becoming the next Woodward or Bernstein. Watergate and the fall of Saigon were still fresh...

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Ramon Riesgo: La Plebe's Legacy

Ramon Riesgo: La Plebe’s Legacy

by Alumni Codices // January 22, 2014

Around 1983 the first of a group of Latino students that later became known as La Plebe arrived on the SDSU campus. They came from different parts...

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Jessica L. Nare: Inspiration from the Inspired

Jessica L. Nare: Inspiration from the Inspired

by Alumni Codices // December 11, 2013

Inspired by Nancy Drew, Daria, and A League of Their Own, I grew up bouncing to the beat of my own feminist drum. I aspired to make a difference. With...

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Latino engineer club reunites at SDSU

by Andrea Ciardiello // December 9, 2013

On Thursday, Dec. 5, La Plebe, a group of former San Diego State Latino engineering students, reunited to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a commemorative...

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Craig Stevens: An Aztec in Reverse

Craig Stevens: An Aztec in Reverse

by Alumni Codices // December 4, 2013

I lived my SDSU life and experience in reverse. I should have been more involved! Growing up in Dana Point, CA allowed me to become a waterman at a...

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Marv Abrams: Forever Grateful for The Daily Aztec

Marv Abrams: Forever Grateful for The Daily Aztec

by Alumni Codices // November 27, 2013

I am probably the only person at that time to have actually worked on The Daily Aztec all four of my undergraduate years (1965-69).  The rules did not...

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Ron Moody: Memories of the Kennedy Assassination

Ron Moody: Memories of the Kennedy Assassination

by Alumni Codices // November 21, 2013

I vividly remember the period of the Kennedy presidency and especially the assassination. I graduated from high school and began college in 1960 and...

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David Schofield: A Glimpse at an Aztec for Life

David Schofield: A Glimpse at an Aztec for Life

by Alumni Codices // November 13, 2013

I have been blessed over the years to have had a great career and a wonderful group of friends, the basis for both of these established during my days...

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Rob Miech: not just another beer in Mexico

Rob Miech: not just another beer in Mexico

by Alumni Codices // November 6, 2013

En route to a grocery store on a Saturday morning, I dropped by the yellow single-story home shared by some fraternity brothers. Barely six steps inside,...

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David Ogul: A true Daily Aztec’er at heart

by Alumni Codices // October 30, 2013

I came to San Diego State University by way of Los Angeles in the summer of 1977, but I really didn’t feel I was a part of the campus until I joined...

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Tom Rivera: return of the homecoming king

Tom Rivera: return of the homecoming king

by Alumni Codices // October 23, 2013

SDSU Homecoming is a special time of the year for Aztecs, both young and old. It’s not quite like high school when the goal was to score a date for the...

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