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Graduating staffers say farewell: Ethan Bailey

December 11, 2014

Wow, well that was fast. Two years ago, I transferred to San Diego State from Grossmont Community College and was told from the very beginning by counselors...

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Aztec football: a year in review

Aztec football: a year in review

December 8, 2014

I hate finals week. I hate the exams, the nerves, the pressure and the anxiety of waiting for final grades to come in. Luckily for the San Diego State...

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Aztecs make most of bad division

Aztecs make most of bad division

December 1, 2014

Way back in September, in The Daily Aztec's football special issue, I predicted the Aztecs would win all of their home games and have a chance to compete...

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Kaehler finds air attack vs Air Force

Kaehler finds air attack vs Air Force

November 24, 2014

It has been a season of ups and downs for the San Diego State Aztecs’ senior quarterback. But on Friday night, Quinn Kaehler put the team’s offense...

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Tale of two halves costs Aztec football

Tale of two halves costs Aztec football

November 17, 2014

On the blue turf in Boise, Idaho, where the San Diego State football team had been so good the last two times it played there, the Aztecs lost. The team...

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Aztec football shows character in tight game

Aztec football shows character in tight game

November 10, 2014

The San Diego State Aztecs football team narrowly averted disaster on Saturday night, winning a game that was closer than even the scoreboard indicated. It...

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The Show takes center stage

‘The Show’ takes center stage

November 6, 2014

The San Diego State Aztecs. Champs of the Mountain West where they cut down the nets.  Welcome to the most hostile nest in the west.  There's...

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Offensive woes continue to cost Aztecs

Offensive woes continue to cost Aztecs

November 3, 2014

The night after Halloween had a scary ending for the San Diego State football team after another solid defensive outing was clouded by inconsistent offense. I...

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Longs defense is in it for long haul

Long’s defense is in it for long haul

October 20, 2014

The San Diego State football team grinded out another win on Saturday by a less-than-favorable score margin against the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. It...

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Blunders blur an Aztec win

Blunders blur an Aztec win

October 13, 2014

The San Diego State Aztecs football team went on the road and defeated Mountain West Conference rival University of New Mexico 24-14 last Friday, posting...

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Put the pigskin in Pumphreys palms

Put the pigskin in Pumphrey’s palms

October 6, 2014

Remember when the San Diego State Aztecs football team banked on its explosive backfield to win the game against University of Nevada, Las Vegas last week? Despite...

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Pumphrey pumps life into offense

Pumphrey pumps life into offense

September 29, 2014

The San Diego State Aztecs football team opened up conference play on Saturday against the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels. Thankfully the team...

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Beaver dam blocks Aztec offense

Beaver dam blocks Aztec offense

September 22, 2014

The San Diego State Aztecs started Saturday’s game against Oregon State University just the way they needed to: with a convincing eight-play touchdown...

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Fall’s favorite sport returns

September 11, 2014

It's time again to put on your smack-talking boots, Aztecs—football is officially back in full swing. I, for one, couldn't be happier. As summer ends...

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Football Players

Aztecs likely to win the MWC

September 11, 2014

Coming off four consecutive bowl game appearances for the San Diego State Aztecs, the team is primed to make a run at the Mountain West Conference title....

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SDSU Football Quarterback

Clutch play never came for Aztecs

September 8, 2014

The San Diego State Aztecs came within 10 yards of upsetting the No. 21 University of North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, which is especially upsetting...

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Out of hot water, into ice

September 4, 2014

For what seems like an eternity, my Facebook and Instagram feeds have been clogged up with videos of people dumping ice water over their heads. My initial...

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Aztecs tackle poorly, win anyway

Aztecs tackle poorly, win anyway

September 2, 2014

It’s that time of year again, Aztecs. Our student-athletes take the field every Saturday from now until December, and the good news is they’re off...

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Photo by Kelly Smiley, Staff Photographer

Cierra Warren masters being a student athlete

March 17, 2014

Her coaches hold her in high regard and she brings a veteran presence and leadership, playing center on the San Diego State women's basketball team. She...

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Photo by Kelly Smiley, Staff Photographer.

Women’s basketball can’t stop Lobos

March 10, 2014

The San Diego State women's basketball team lost their final contest of the regular season on Friday by a score of 62-46 against Mountain West Conference...

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Photo by Kelly Smiley, Staff Photographer

Bulldogs take Aztecs to the pound

March 3, 2014

After winning two straight games, the San Diego State women's basketball team suffered a loss in a heated contest against California State University,...

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Women’s basketball defeats New Mexico

February 24, 2014

The San Diego State women's basketball team grinded out a crucial Mountain West Conference win on Saturday against the rival University of New Mexico Lobos....

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Photo by Kristian Carreon, Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball defeats Falcons 77-66

February 16, 2014

The San Diego State women's basketball team improved to a 9-13 overall record and 6-6 in the Mountain West Conference after handling business on the road...

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Photo by Kristian Carreon, Staff Photographer

Wolf Pack hunt Aztecs down 84-65

February 10, 2014

The San Diego State women's basketball team dropped to an overall record of 8-12 and 5-5 in the Mountain West Conference after falling to the University...

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Farewell to football

February 10, 2014

Super Bowl Sunday is filled with friends, food, booze and, of course, football.  But as fun as it is, it’s always a bittersweet day for me. On one hand,...

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Photo by Wesley Beights, Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball falls to Colorado State 95-48

February 3, 2014

The San Diego State women's basketball team fell to an overall record of 7-11 and a Mountain West Conference record of 4-4 on Saturday after the MWC-leading...

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Photo by Wesley Beights, Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball sends Aggies packing 88-72

January 27, 2014

The San Diego State women's basketball team defeated the Utah State University Aggies by a final score of 88-72 on Saturday, marking the team's fourth...

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Rebels run through Aztecs 45-19

Rebels run through Aztecs 45-19

December 2, 2013

Despite a fast start on offense, the San Diego State Aztecs were unable to keep up with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels as they lost by a final...

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Aztecs fall to Rebels 45-19

December 1, 2013

The San Diego State University Aztecs were defeated by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels 45-19 Saturday night. Rebels senior quarterback Caleb...

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UNLV to host Aztec football

UNLV to host Aztec football

November 29, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Sin City this weekend to take on their Mountain West Conference rival, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels...

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Aztecs Lead Boise State Broncos at Halftime

November 23, 2013

The San Diego State University Aztecs lead the Boise State University Broncos by a score of 14-7 at halftime. SDSU junior quarterback Quinn Kaehler had...

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SDSU beats Hawaii 28-21 in OT

SDSU beats Hawaii 28-21 in OT

November 18, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs needed a win against the winless University of Hawaii Warriors to become bowl-eligible for the fourth-straight year. While it...

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SDSU defeats Hawaii Warriors in overtime

November 17, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs improved their record to 5-4 overall and 5-1 in the Mountain West after defeating the University of Hawaii Warriors 28-21 in...

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Photo by Jordan Owen, Senior Staff Writer

Aztecs take on winless Warriors

November 14, 2013

Fresh off a comeback win against the San Jose State University Spartans, the San Diego State Aztecs travel to Hawaii this weekend to take on the winless...

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Women’s basketball falls to Trojans 65-61

November 13, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs women’s basketball team fell to 0-2 on the season tonight after coming up just short against the University of Southern California,...

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Aztecs trail Spartans at halftime

November 9, 2013

The San Jose State University Spartans lead the Aztecs by a score of 20-12 at the half. The Aztecs scored two touchdowns in the first half, one by junior...

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Lady Aztecs looking to defend their crown

Lady Aztecs looking to defend their crown

November 7, 2013

The San Diego State women's basketball team will look to continue defending as Mountain West Conference champions this season. How the team will accomplish...

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Photo by, Jordan Owen Senior Staff Photographer

Aztecs defeat New Mexico Lobos

November 4, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs held off Mountain West Conference rival University of New Mexico this past Saturday, defeating the Lobos 35-30. SDSU received...

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Aztecs defeat rival New Mexico

November 2, 2013

The San Diego State University Aztecs defeated the University of New Mexico Lobos 35-30 behind junior running back Adam Muema's dominant rushing effort....

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Aztec football moves on to New Mexico Lobos

November 1, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs continue their Mountain West Conference play against the University of New Mexico Lobos this Saturday at 5 p.m. at Qualcomm...

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Fresno State and SDSU tied at halftime

October 26, 2013

The San Diego State University Aztecs are tied with the Fresno State Bulldogs at seven points each at halftime. The Aztec defense has held Fresno QB Derek...

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Aztec football to battle it out against Bulldogs

Aztec football to battle it out against Bulldogs

October 21, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs will face the Fresno State University Bulldogs at Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Coming off of two consecutive...

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Jordan Owen, Senior Staff Photographer

Aztecs beat Wolf Pack

October 7, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs defeated the University of Nevada, Reno Wolf Pack 51-44 in a thrilling overtime finish last Friday. The Aztecs received the...

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Monica Linzmeier, Photo Editor

Aztecs to defend Qualcomm against the Wolf Pack

October 4, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs football team plays at home tonight to take on the University of Nevada, Reno Wolf Pack. Coming off their first win of the...

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Monica Linzmeier, Photo Editor

OSU chucks Aztecs 34-30

September 23, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs suffered a disheartening 34-30 defeat at the hands of the Oregon State University Beavers last Saturday. Junior quarterback...

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Monica Linzmeier, Photo Editor

The makings of an Aztec warrior: Adam Dingwell

September 12, 2013

It's fourth down with 2 yards to go and the game is on the line. A thousand thoughts race through your mind as you watch the play clock tick, the seconds...

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Monica Linzmeier, Photo Editor

Buckeyes crack the Aztecs 42-7

September 9, 2013

It was a long afternoon for San Diego State football this past Saturday, as the Ohio State University Buckeyes defeated the Aztecs 42-7. The Aztecs...

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Monica Linzmeier, Photo Editor

Aztecs take on No. 3 Ohio State

September 5, 2013

The San Diego State Aztecs will travel to Columbus, Ohio this Saturday to take on the No. 3 ranked Ohio State University Buckeyes. Coming off a lackluster...

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Aztecs Trail Eastern Illinois 19-16 at Halftime

August 31, 2013

The Eastern Illinois University Panthers lead the San Diego State Aztecs by three points at the half of the 2013 season opener. Senior quarterback Jimmy...

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The beginning of a beautiful end

May 6, 2013

It was pitch-black inside the old bomb shelter. Gavin had no idea how long he’d been down there, but he guessed it’d been a few days; a week at the...

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Burger Lounge is a fresh alternative to fast food

Burger Lounge is a fresh alternative to fast food

April 8, 2013

There’s something about a hamburger that latches onto our inner American. For some, savory grilled patties highlight the dish. Others might say cool,...

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Spring spontaneity is in the air

March 29, 2013

Oh, spring break: how I’ve longed for you so. You are a signal of so much more than wild drinking escapades and bad decision making. Freshness fills...

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Frozen daiquiris on the menu at Wet Willie’s

March 26, 2013

As you take a sip, cool refreshment washes over you. The bright color combinations of your frozen treat induce thoughts of summer.  Various flavors...

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See the hidden beauty of Santee

March 14, 2013

Being a native San Diegan has treated me well. Sunny skies almost every day of the year, the beach within a few minutes’ drive and an awesome downtown...

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Baja flavors entice patrons at Mariscos El Pulpo

March 12, 2013

Relax. You’re enjoying yourself under the shade of a cabana on the beaches of Baja California, sipping on a cold drink. You feel the cool ocean breeze...

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Professor brings world experience to SDSU

February 27, 2013

For some, traveling the world and seeing some of our planet’s most spectacular geologic features can be a dream. For San Diego State geology professor...

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SDSU student competes on “American Idol”

SDSU student competes on “American Idol”

February 3, 2013

“She looked like she had a ray of light behind her.” That’s the way San Diego State kinesiology senior Marvin Calderon describes the first time...

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Local archers find solace in Rube Powell Range

Local archers find solace in Rube Powell Range

January 17, 2013

The forest is thick and many different sights, sounds and smells overwhelm your senses. You move quietly to avoid giving away your position. Suddenly,...

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Peter Kluch, Assistant Photo Editor

‘The Show’ is the nation’s best student section

December 5, 2012

The air was cold when I set out for Viejas Arena for my first San Diego State basketball game. It was dark and a light layer of fog crept over the campus....

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Reasons not to buy the new iPad Mini

November 5, 2012

In typical Apple fashion, the company released a newer version of an already new product. The iPad mini is everything Apple fans crave. It’s thin...

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eBay unveils new site and same-day delivery

October 22, 2012

A new logo, mobile apps and same-day delivery? This ain’t your momma’s eBay anymore. OK so your mom doesn’t use eBay and neither do you, but...

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Pet-friendly restaurants in Hillcrest open doors to all

October 8, 2012

Shine your coat, dog; it’s time to eat. San Diego is an incredibly pet-friendly city. From Alpine to Ocean Beach, there’s always somewhere you...

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Couples debate being ‘Facebook official’

October 1, 2012

You’re easily the cutest couple on campus, but does it even matter if you aren’t “Facebook official”? These days, love is not only in the...

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