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Emely Navarro

Emely Navarro, News Editor

Emely Navarro is journalism major with a minor in Spanish. She has been with The Daily Aztec since fall 2014 and is the News Editor. She occasionally writes for Mundo Azteca and acts as a broadcast anchor, video editor and producer. After graduation she hopes to be a television news producer.

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Senior Farewell: Emely Navarro

Senior Farewell: Emely Navarro

May 2, 2018

I remember covering my first story when I was a freshman. I was mortified. It was a science story, and I thought, “what do I know about science?”...

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Columna: No me llames 'whitewashed'

Columna: No me llames ‘whitewashed’

January 31, 2018

Según varias personas, soy “whitewashed”. Tal vez quieres saber por qué. Bueno, esta opinión depende de a quién le preguntes. Algunas personas...

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Fires sweep through Southern California

Fires sweep through Southern California

December 13, 2017

A series of wildfires swept through Southern California last week, forcing thousands of families to evacuate and costing many their homes. Fires spread...

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[Video] Families share tears, hugs and words in ‘Opening the Door of Hope’ event at Friendship Park

November 19, 2017

Tears were shared on both sides of the border as 12 families met and reunited with loved ones on Nov. 18 at Friendship Park in Border Angels' “Opening...

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Conflicto entre Cataluña y el gobierno de España

Conflicto entre Cataluña y el gobierno de España

October 18, 2017

Cataluña, la región nororiental de España, ha hecho noticias en las últimas semanas después de que su gobierno regional voto en un referéndum el...

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Barcelona is a city in Catalonia. It is the most popular tourist destination in this region due to its distinct culture, architecture and soccer team.

Catalan independence gains ground

October 18, 2017

Catalonia, the northeast region of Spain, has been in headlines in recent weeks after residents voted in a referendum Oct. 1 to secede from its parent...

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Journalism senior Cami Buckman received the Gilman scholarship which helped in funding her semester studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa.

Scholarships aid students while abroad

October 18, 2017

San Diego State offers students who wish to study abroad a variety of scholarship options to help fund their international endeavors. For example, the...

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Trump llega a un acuerdo con Demócratas sobre DACA

Trump llega a un acuerdo con Demócratas sobre DACA

September 20, 2017

Líderes Democráticos del Congreso anunciaron el 13 de septiembre que habían alcanzado un acuerdo con presidente Donald Trump para redactar una ley para...

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Students protest President Trump's Sept. 5 decision to end DACA.

Pelosi, Schumer say they’ve reached deal with Trump on DACA

September 13, 2017

UPDATED 1:45 p.m. Sept. 14: President Donald Trump affirmed his support for a law to permanently protect DACA recipients, contradicting an earlier denial...

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The fraternity house of Phi Gamma Delta, more commonly known as FIJI.

[Photo] Phi Gamma Delta fraternity on probation

September 6, 2017

The fraternity house of Phi Gamma Delta, more commonly known as FIJI.

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Estudiantes reaccionan al ataque terrorista de Barcelona, España

Estudiantes reaccionan al ataque terrorista de Barcelona, España

August 23, 2017

Por varios años, España no ha sido afectado con ataques de terror, pero esto cambió el jueves, 17 de agosto, cuando una camioneta se desvió por Las...

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A cityscape in Barcelona, Spain, taken by the author.

Students react to Barcelona attacks

August 23, 2017

For years, Spain seemed immune to terror attacks. The last time Spain was threatened by terrorism was in 2004, when ten explosions on commuter trains...

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Princeton Review clasifica a SDSU como una de las 382 mejores universidades en la nación

Princeton Review clasifica a SDSU como una de las 382 mejores universidades en la nación

August 16, 2017

San Diego State fue clasificada como una de las mejores universidades en la nación por el Princeton Review. La lista de “Las 382 Mejores Universidades”...

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SDSU among highest-ranked universities in the nation

August 16, 2017

San Diego State was ranked one of  the top universities in the nation by The Princeton Review. The list of “The Best 382 Colleges” is released...

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Garrett Chipman was a senior studying journalism at SDSU. He lost his battle with brain cancer Aug. 6.

Friends remember student who lost battle with brain cancer

August 16, 2017

“No bad days.” A motto Garrett Chipman followed everyday, even enough to get it tattooed on his arm. A lover of music, he admired Bruce Springsteen,...

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Photo of Parc Güell in Barcelona by Emely Navarro

[Photo] More than stamps on my passport

May 3, 2017

Photo of Parc Güell in Barcelona by Emely Navarro

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Lecciones de estudiar en otro país

Lecciones de estudiar en otro país

May 3, 2017

Hasta ahora, mis artículos para Mundo Azteca han principalmente criticado otros países que he visitado. Parte de la razón es porque quería pintar...

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La arquitectura del Coliseo le llamo la atención a Navarro.

Roma una ciudad llena de sorpresas

April 19, 2017

Durante mi viaje a Italia, tuve diferentes experiencias que en los otros lugares de mi estudio al extranjero, y aunque no fue exactamente lo que me imaginaba,...

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Finding delicious food and great food in Rome

Finding delicious food and great food in Rome

April 19, 2017

Rome is one of the world’s most historic, influential cities, with an average of 7 to 10 million people visiting every year. I decided to become one...

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Scotland: Harry Potter, Hogwarts and haggis

Scotland: Harry Potter, Hogwarts and haggis

April 12, 2017

I was excited to visit Scotland for three reasons: my best friend Dominique Vitti was studying abroad there, I am obsessed with Mary Queen of Scots,...

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Opinión: Visitando un país mágico

Opinión: Visitando un país mágico

April 12, 2017

Estaba muy emocionada de ir a visitar Escocia por varias razones ya que mi mejor amiga estaba estudiando ahí y que la autora de mis libros favoritos tomó...

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Belgium, a small and diverse nation

March 13, 2017

Belgium is a city best known for chocolate, waffles, fries and beer. A friend I made in Spain found cheap flights to Brussels and invited me to go. I...

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Bélgica es un país con mucho que ofrecer

Bélgica es un país con mucho que ofrecer

March 13, 2017

Bélgica, un país conocido por el chocolate, gofres, patatas fritas y cerveza, no me llamaba la atención de visitar pero terminó siendo una gran decisión. La...

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La Catedral de San Paul.

Transportación facilita exploración

March 8, 2017

No sé por dónde empezar cuando explico lo hermoso que es Londres. No pensaba que me iba enamorar de esa ciudad porque pensaba que era una ciudad turística,...

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Opinión: Aprendiendo como vivir en España

February 15, 2017

Estaré cumpliendo más que una semana en España y creo que por fin me estoy ajustando a la vida y costumbres de aquí. Algo que me está gustando mucho...

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El miedo de estudiar en Europa

El miedo de estudiar en Europa

February 8, 2017

¿Cómo me siento ahora que estoy en España en una casa que será mi hogar por los próximos cinco meses? Actualmente me siento emocionada, pero si...

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Overcoming political fears in Spain

Overcoming political fears in Spain

February 8, 2017

I’m finally in Spain, my home for the next five months. Right now I feel excited, but if you asked me four days ago, I would have said I felt petrified....

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Sexual battery suspect given probation

Sexual battery suspect given probation

December 14, 2016

 A man who was arrested on Sept. 14, 2015 for two sexual battery incidents at San Diego State was sentenced to three years of probation after he served...

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Spain: An emotional journey begins

December 14, 2016

I cried writing this article because for the first time this semester it actually hit me like a brick wall: in 48 days I am going to get on a plane and...

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Comenzando un nuevo capítulo en España

December 14, 2016

Lloré escribiendo este artículo porque por primera vez en todo el semestre me di cuenta en que en 48 días me subiré a un avión y estaré en España...

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CSU dice que va protejer dreamers

CSU dice que va protejer dreamers

November 21, 2016

Lizeth Acevedo Cano, estudiante de desarrollo infantil nació en Mexicali y vino a los Estados Unidos cuando tenia ocho meses. Ahora ella tiene 20 años...

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CSU won't help deport 'Dreamers'

CSU won’t help deport ‘Dreamers’

November 21, 2016

Lizeth Acevado Cano, 20, a San Diego State student and undocumented immigrant from Mexicali Baja California Mexico, has to be careful with the actions...

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Timeline: Post election at SDSU

Timeline: Post election at SDSU

November 16, 2016

Tuesday Nov. 8 At the Associated Students Rock the Vote viewing party students waited for the results of the election. Kim Johnson said the results...

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Associated Students Rock the Vote election viewing party on Tuesday Nov. 8

[Photo] Students react to tight election race

November 9, 2016

Associated Students Rock the Vote election viewing party on Tuesday Nov. 8

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Trump declared 45th president of the United States

Trump declared 45th president of the United States

November 9, 2016

Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States on Nov. 9 after a controversial campaign season. Trump was declared the winner over...

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Sexual battery occurs on Montezuma Road

October 16, 2016

An unknown white man grabbed and inappropriately touched a female San Diego State student at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday Oct. 16. A campus wide Community Safety...

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SDSU Student overcomes study abroad obstacles

SDSU Student overcomes study abroad obstacles

October 12, 2016

Communication junior Pauline Geluz did not have the easiest experience leading up to her year long study abroad in the Netherlands. Geluz originally...

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Campus sex crimes on the rise

Campus sex crimes on the rise

October 5, 2016

San Diego State’s 2015 Annual Security Report was released on Oct. 1 revealing an increase in sexual offenses, motor vehicle theft and liquor law arrests....

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Parking lot burglary occurs at SDSU

Parking lot burglary occurs at SDSU

September 28, 2016

Taylor Clark, a senior physiology major, parked her car outside University Tower  on Sept. 9 around 7:15 p.m. when she walked outside about 30 minutes...

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Aztec Electric Racing plans to race to the top

Aztec Electric Racing plans to race to the top

September 21, 2016

Aztec Electric Racing made a strong entrance to San Diego State this semester with more than 100 club sign-ups after the first meeting. Kelsey Winter,...

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SDSU Chief of Police Josh Mays said university police will make changes to the way they describe suspects to be more racially sensitive.

[UPDATED]: Video of SDSUPD forcefully detaining man sparks campus demonstrations

September 15, 2016

This story was updated at 7:45pm.  A video shot on San Diego State campus appears to show two San Diego State Police Department officers forcefully...

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New well-rounded faculty added this year

New well-rounded faculty added this year

September 14, 2016

San Diego State hired 51 new tenured and tenure-track faculty members this semester on campus. They include a diverse group, including a rocket scientist...

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Dealing with long-distance romance

Dealing with long-distance romance

September 7, 2016

Being in a long-distance relationship is definitely no walk in the park, but it’s worth it. I met my boyfriend Miguel Santamaria in high school at a...

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10 things I’ve learned in college

August 24, 2016

It’s okay to gain weight. It happens and is inevitable. Even though I hate to admit it, I gained weight in college and so did all of my friends at...

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Students promote their film

Students promote their film “Enamored” in Cannes

April 27, 2016

Chelsea Best, a theater, film and new media sophomore was anxious submitting her short film, Enamored, to Campus Movie Fest. The movie festival is the...

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SDSU study discovers religious practices continue to decline

SDSU study discovers religious practices continue to decline

April 6, 2016

A recent study by San Diego State researchers found that religious practices among Americans are on the decline. Psychology professor Jean Twenge and...

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The crowd swarms around Miller as she is declared A.S. President.

[Photo] Students elect next Associated Students representatives with highest voter turnout in history

March 18, 2016

The crowd swarms around Miller as she is declared A.S. President.

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El cambio de inmigración en los Estados Unidos

El cambio de inmigración en los Estados Unidos

March 9, 2016

  La frontera entre México y California vista desde el lado estadounidense del Parque de la Amistad. Foto de Emely Navarro   Lorena...

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Executive Vice President candidate Bridget Hansen

Executive Vice President candidate Bridget Hansen

March 7, 2016

Position: Executive Vice President Name: Bridget Hansen Year: Junior Major: Political science Why did you decide to run for Executive Vice...

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Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Ian Fielden

Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Ian Fielden

March 7, 2016

Position: Vice President of Financial Affairs Name: Ian Fielden Year: Junior Major: Kinesiology Why did you decide to run for Associated...

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A.S. President candidate Harrison Baum

A.S. President candidate Harrison Baum

March 7, 2016

Position: President Name: Harrison Baum Year: Junior Major: International business, political science minor What made you want to run for A.S. President? Before...

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Everything you need to know about the Zika virus

Everything you need to know about the Zika virus

February 17, 2016

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus an international public health emergency because it can cause birth defects. Children born with...

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$1.3 million plan to improve SDSU campus entrances approved

$1.3 million plan to improve SDSU campus entrances approved

February 10, 2016

San Diego State President Elliot Hirshman recently announced the approval of “Destination SDSU,” a $1.3 million project to improve signage on campus....

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Waitlist to end crashing classes

Waitlist to end crashing classes

January 20, 2016

San Diego State implemented a new waitlist feature that will say “goodbye to crashing” forever. Associated Students requested and initiated this...

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Data shows most on-campus sexual assaults occur in dorms

Data shows most on-campus sexual assaults occur in dorms

December 9, 2015

Most of the violent sexual offenses reported to San Diego State Police over the past three years occurred in campus residence halls. While reporting...

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Campus club hopes to fix rape culture

Campus club hopes to fix rape culture

December 4, 2015

Aztecs for Awareness, an organization started by FratMANners, is bringing awareness to the resources available for sexual violence on campus. The organization...

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Hacker impersonates SDSU student

Hacker impersonates SDSU student

November 23, 2015

Katie McClure, a hospitality and tourism management junior, was impersonated on Facebook for 12 hours by a hacker who took control of her account and personal...

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VIDEO: What is art?

November 18, 2015

The Daily Aztec's first annual arts special issue hits newsstands today, Nov. 18. We asked our fellow Aztecs what art means to them.  

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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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Cyber Defense Team receives $25,000 to build hack network

Cyber Defense Team receives $25,000 to build hack network

November 18, 2015

The Cyber Defense Team recently received $25,000 from San Diego State through the Student Success Fee to create a digital network to practice hacking. Cyber...

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[Photo] Arts Alive caters to SDSU programs

November 18, 2015

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