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Students gather at an SDSU International Youth and Students for Social Equality  event in 2017. (Courtesy of Melody, an SDSU IYSSE alumni)

San Diego State Socialists call for working class revolution

by Brandon Balayan, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

For Emanuele Saccarelli, the unfulfilled promises of peace following the collapse of the USSR and the current situation of the world can be attributed to the contradictions of capitalism, which ultimately...

San Diego State softball then-junior pitcher Marissa Moreno fires a pitch during the Aztecs' 4-3 over New Mexico on March 17, 2019 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball eager to be back in action for 2021 season

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer February 18, 2021

San Diego State softball is making its way back to the field for the first time in 11 months with its first home series of the season set for this weekend against UC Davis. After COVID-19 wiped out the...

San Diego State baseball players look towards the field from the dugout during the Aztecs' 4-1 win over Iowa on Feb. 21, 2020 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

New year for SDSU baseball means no fans and newcomers

by Reese Savoie and Jenna Meyer February 18, 2021

The future is bright for San Diego State baseball.  With opening day just around the corner, the Aztecs have garnered a lot of attention, recognizing their talent and promise for the upcoming season.  For...

San Diego State volleyball junior outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to Fresno State on Feb. 12 at Peterson Gym.

Volleyball to play New Mexico at home this weekend

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer February 18, 2021

San Diego State volleyball announced on Tuesday that its two-game series against New Mexico will now take place at Peterson Gym.  The first match is set for Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. and the second is slated...

Love Library should reopen with limited capacity

Love Library should reopen with limited capacity

by Willem Quigley, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Students living on or near campus in the College Area have no practical place to study outside of their residence hall, apartment or house.  Despite advertising ‘outdoor study spaces’ on the university...

San Diego State sophomore swimmer Evonne Stehr races during the 2020-21 season.

Swim and dive prepares to compete in Mountain West championships

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

The San Diego State women’s swim and dive team continue its quest for an undefeated season on Wednesday when they compete in the 2021 Mountain West Conference Championships. The swimming meet will be...

San Diego State softball junior pitcher Maggie Balint fires a pitch during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to Brigham Young on Feb. 13, 2020 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Column: Managing pitching will be key for softball and baseball in 2021

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer February 17, 2021

The San Diego State baseball and softball teams take the field this week to open their 2021 seasons.  Both teams begin by taking on cross-town rival University of San Diego.  Softball heads west...

Counseling and Psychological Services offers a variety of support for students dealing with mental health struggles.

Column: Let’s Talk About Mental Health in the Black community

by Kennedy Benjamin, Contributor February 15, 2021

During the past several years, the modern Black community has gone through an unbelievable amount of trauma and upset, but the peak of this was seen during the past 12 months with the raging resurgence...

San Diego State lacrosse then-senior midfielder Taylor Sullivan looks to escape an Arizona State defender during the Aztecs' 19-18 win over the Sun Devils on Feb. 20, 2020 at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

Lacrosse returns to play after abrupt end to last season

by Nathan Navida, Contributor February 13, 2021

 The last time San Diego State women’s lacrosse took the field was March 8, 2020, when it dominated the George Mason Patriots for a 13-8 victory. Like many teams, they have been waiting to be able to...

San Diego State water polo head coach Carin Crawford looks on during a match.

Q&A: Crawford discusses upcoming season, 2021 roster

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer February 13, 2021

No. 17 San Diego State water polo returns to the pool for the first time in 11 months this weekend taking on No. 6 Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz. for a doubleheader on Feb. 13 and finishing off the three-game...

A sign at Tony Gwynn Stadium during summer 2020 displays intercollegiate sports were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, in February 2021, the San Diego State men's and women's tennis teams are the first two individual programs to have to pause in-person activities for two weeks due to the virus.

Men’s and women’s tennis teams to pause in-person activity

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

One hour after the announcement of the San Diego State women’s tennis schedule, the SDSU athletics department announced both women’s and men’s tennis teams have paused all team-related in-person...

During a virtual student press conference Monday, Chancellor Joseph I. Castro discussed whether CSU campuses will enforce vaccination among other issues.

CSU Chancellor says he won’t reallocate funds from campus police, likely to not enforce vaccination

by Cal State Student Wire, Julia Terbeche February 11, 2021

While California State University campuses look to return to in-person instruction this fall, vaccinations are likely to not be enforced among students and faculty in an effort to avoid legal issues, Chancellor...

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