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Adriana Millar, Assistant News Editor

Adriana Millar is a senior studying communications at San Diego State. She is the Assistant News Editor for The Daily Aztec.

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Former student wins $10,000 in lawsuit

May 3, 2017

San Diego State will pay $10,000 to a settle a lawsuit from a former student who said he was falsely accused of sexual assault. Francisco Sousa, an international...

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State audit finds issues in SDSU athletics

April 24, 2017

A California state audit report released Thursday, April 20, revealed San Diego State improperly reclassified eight assistant coaches as management personnel,...

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SDSU unveiled a new personalized scholarship portal, set to launch spring 2020.

CSU Trustees to vote on $270 tuition increase

March 22, 2017

The CSU Board of Trustees will vote whether to raise tuition by $270 per academic year today, March 22. In January, Governor Jerry Brown released the...

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Search for SDSU president to begin

Search for SDSU president to begin

March 13, 2017

San Diego State President Elliot Hirshman announced his resignation on March 8, leaving questions about his potential successor. In a campus-wide email...

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Associated Students Executive Vice President candidate Shannon Sneade

Associated Students Executive Vice President candidate Shannon Sneade

March 6, 2017

1. Why did you decide to run for A.S Executive Vice President? I decided to run because I think both as a society and a campus we’re at kind of a point...

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Associated Students Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Krystal Nzeadibe

Associated Students Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Krystal Nzeadibe

March 6, 2017

Name: Krystal Nzeadibe Position: Vice President of Financial Affairs Year: Junior Major: Business Finance 1. Why did you decide to run...

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Associated Students Vice President of University Affairs candidate Michael Kumura

Associated Students Vice President of University Affairs candidate Michael Kumura

March 6, 2017

Name: Michael Kumura Position: Vice President of University Affairs Year: Junior Major: Business Administration 1. Why did you decide to...

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Associated Students Presidential candidate Chimezie Ebiriekwe

Associated Students Presidential candidate Chimezie Ebiriekwe

March 6, 2017

Name: Chimezie Ebiriekwe Position: President Year: Junior Major: Business marketing 1. Why did you decide to run for A.S. President? I decided...

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Associated Students Presidential candidate Ben Delbick

Associated Students Presidential candidate Ben Delbick

March 6, 2017

Name: Ben Delbick Position: President Year: Junior Major: Accounting 1. Why did you decide to run for A.S President? I decided to run for...

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Associated Students Vice President of External Relations candidate Samantha Ledesma

Associated Students Vice President of External Relations candidate Samantha Ledesma

March 6, 2017

Name: Samantha Ledesma Position: Vice President of External Relations Year: Junior Major: Criminal Justice 1. Why did you decide to run for...

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Associated Students Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Hayden Willis

Associated Students Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Hayden Willis

March 6, 2017

Name: Hayden Willis Position: Vice President of Financial Affairs Year: Junior Major: Finance 1.Why did you decide to run for Associated...

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Queer and trans students of color talk identity

Queer and trans students of color talk identity

March 1, 2017

The Pride Center and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán co-hosted a presentation on Feb. 22 on the experiences of queer and transgender people of...

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Anthropology students use primitive tools funded by Student Success Fee

Anthropology students use primitive tools funded by Student Success Fee

February 27, 2017

The Association of Anthropology Students held a workshop on Feb. 10 that gave students a first-hand look at primitive tool use. The experimental archeology...

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Leadership Summit discusses times of change

Leadership Summit discusses times of change

February 23, 2017

Student Life and Leadership held the eighth annual Leadership Summit on Feb. 18, called “Evolving Leadership: Leading in a Time of Change.” The...

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Allies defend Planned Parenthood

Allies defend Planned Parenthood

February 15, 2017

Over 2,000 participants marched in Encinitas on Feb. 11 in defense of Planned Parenthood and as a response to anti-abortion protests taking place at Planned...

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Lunar New Year celebration recognizes campus Chinese culture

Lunar New Year celebration recognizes campus Chinese culture

February 8, 2017

The Aztec Student Union Board Culture, Arts and Film committee hosted a Lunar New Year-themed event to bring awareness to Chinese culture on Feb. 2. Chinese...

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Free tuition proposed in new report

Free tuition proposed in new report

January 25, 2017

The Reclaim California Higher Education Coalition announced a new policy report on Tuesday that mapped out a path to tuition-free higher education in California.  The...

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CFA report cites spending decrease

CFA report cites spending decrease

January 18, 2017

The California Faculty Association released a report Jan. 12 that found while diversity within the California State University system has increased, public...

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Studying in Paris after terrorist attacks

Studying in Paris after terrorist attacks

October 12, 2016

Although France remains in a state of emergency following a series of major terrorist attacks in the past year, 27 San Diego State students are currently...

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Meet the class of 2016: Saumon Elhaie

Meet the class of 2016: Saumon Elhaie

May 13, 2016

The first in his family to go to college, business senior Saumon Elhaie has made the most of his time at San Diego State. Elhaie’s parents originally...

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SDSU study finds awareness days effective at increasing public engagement

SDSU study finds awareness days effective at increasing public engagement

April 18, 2016

Awareness days have a positive effect on public engagement and news coverage, according to a study published recently by a San Diego State researcher. Graduate...

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MultiCultural Coalition hosting 'Day of Action'

MultiCultural Coalition hosting ‘Day of Action’

April 14, 2016

Although the planned faculty strike was diverted after the California State University system agreed to grant wage increases, a “Day of Action” is...

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SDSU researchers to map Southern California sea floor in search of first North Americans

April 13, 2016

San Diego State researchers will help lead a project to search the sea floor off the coast of Southern California in search of ancient landforms. The...

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UberPASSPORT offering one-way trips over the border

UberPASSPORT offering one-way trips over the border

April 6, 2016

San Diego State students will now be able to use Uber to cross the Mexican border thanks to a new ride service announced on March 16. The new ride service,...

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SDSU researcher examines link between gut bacteria and metabolic disease

SDSU researcher examines link between gut bacteria and metabolic disease

March 23, 2016

A new study conducted by a San Diego State professor suggests a link between gut bacteria and metabolic disorders, which often occur with polycystic ovary...

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SDSU receives $3 million for Bridges to Stem Cell Research Internship Program

SDSU receives $3 million for Bridges to Stem Cell Research Internship Program

March 14, 2016

A San Diego State internship program recently received more than $3 million to allow students to conduct stem cell research. The SDSU Bridges to...

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Student Research Symposium sees record number of participants

Student Research Symposium sees record number of participants

March 2, 2016

San Diego State’s ninth annual Student Research Symposium will include a record number of 551 students this year. Ashley Rubio, the symposium’s coordinator,...

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$8M research grant to fund home healthcare programs

$8M research grant to fund home healthcare programs

February 17, 2016

The Social Policy Institute in San Diego State’s School of Social Work recently received a $8 million grant to create a statewide training program for...

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SDSU researchers battle concussions with new balance board technology

SDSU researchers battle concussions with new balance board technology

February 16, 2016

A portable medical device developed at San Diego State has been found to be twice as effective at determining whether a person has a concussion compared...

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Lecture series offers new perspectives on Israel-Palestine conflict

Lecture series offers new perspectives on Israel-Palestine conflict

February 2, 2016

A lecture series presented by the Charles Hostler Institute on World Affairs set to begin Feb. 15 will offer new insights into the Israeli-Palestine conflict. The...

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KCR nominated for 5 broadcasting awards

KCR nominated for 5 broadcasting awards

January 20, 2016

San Diego State’s student radio station KCR College Radio was nominated for five Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards. The station’s staff will...

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Student workers protest for right to unionize

Student workers protest for right to unionize

December 14, 2015

A protest was held in support of Aztec Shops workers' right to unionize during an Aztec Shops board meeting Friday afternoon, Dec. 11. The protest...

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Aztecs Rock Hunger shatters previous food record

Aztecs Rock Hunger shatters previous food record

December 9, 2015

San Diego State’s annual food drive, Aztecs Rock Hunger, raised more than 414,000 pounds of food this year, shattering last year’s previous record...

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Sustainability forum aims to promote campus environmentalism

Sustainability forum aims to promote campus environmentalism

December 7, 2015

San Diego State’s PowerSave Campus team held a sustainability forum last week  in an effort to increase communication between environment-focused student...

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Campus talk features refugee crisis experts

Campus talk features refugee crisis experts

November 23, 2015

Scholars Without Borders and the International Security and Conflict Resolution Student Society held a panel discussion about the global refugee crisis...

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Student honored for exceptional philanthropy efforts

Student honored for exceptional philanthropy efforts

November 20, 2015

San Diego State philosophy freshman Francisco “Panchito” Martinez was recognized as an Outstanding Youth Volunteer by the Association of Fundraising...

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Government Outreach Day: Marty Block and Shirley Weber respond to Aztecs

Government Outreach Day: Marty Block and Shirley Weber respond to Aztecs

November 18, 2015

Assemblymember Shirley Weber and Senator Marty Block spoke on campus to student leaders on Nov. 13 as part of San Diego State’s first Government Outreach...

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The Strategic Planning Committee will finish reviewing feedback during the upcoming spring semester.

Approved CSU budget expands SDSU funding

November 18, 2015

An expansion in the California State University’s final budget for this year will allow San Diego State to invest $3.4 million in the university, which...

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Student success fees provide $600,000 to some student groups

Student success fees provide $600,000 to some student groups

November 12, 2015

A total of $718,000 was given to student groups this semester from the student success fee and additional funding from Academic Affairs. A total of...

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City tightens laws for off-campus housing

City tightens laws for off-campus housing

November 10, 2015

In an effort to crack down on “mini-dorms” San Diego revised its definition of a rooming house in September. Mini-dorms, or houses that are rented...

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CSU faculty votes to approve spring strike

CSU faculty votes to approve spring strike

November 4, 2015

A nearly unanimous vote by the California Faculty Association determined Wednesday that California State University faculty will organize a strike in spring...

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Lecture series offers insight into education in the Middle East

Lecture series offers insight into education in the Middle East

November 4, 2015

Former American University of Beirut President Peter Dorman spoke last week about education in the Middle East. The talk, titled “The Challenges of...

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Feminist speaker discusses sex, rape culture in America

November 4, 2015

Nationally recognized feminist writer and activist Jaclyn Friedman will speak on campus Wednesday in a discussion titled, “Sex in America: Beyond Prudes,...

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Menorah vandalized at Chabad House

Menorah vandalized at Chabad House

October 28, 2015

Two unknown suspects broke a 12-foot-tall menorah in front of the Chabad House on Montezuma Road around midnight on Oct. 22. One student who lives in...

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Campus lecture to focus on education in Middle East

Campus lecture to focus on education in Middle East

October 26, 2015

The first in a series of San Diego State lectures will feature former American University of Beirut President Peter Dorman on Tuesday, Oct. 27, where he...

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