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Two groups marched through Downtown Tuesday evening.

Derek Chauvin found guilty, San Diego streets alive with marchers

April 21, 2021

The streets of San Diego were filled with music, honking, and the noise of celebration today. The nation breathed a collective sigh of relief.  On...

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(L-r) GODZILLA battles KONG in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure “GODZILLA VS. KONG,” a Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures release. (© 2021, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures)

Review: “Godzilla vs. Kong: packs action that’s worth a watch

April 14, 2021

“Godzilla vs. Kong” starring Millie Bobby Brown, Julian Dennison, and Brian Tyree Henry hit open theaters and HBO Max on March 31.  This movie...

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Granada Apartments

SDSU housing plans to reopen all traditional residence halls for fall 2021

April 14, 2021

In light of San Diego State’s announcement that plans to resume in-person classes for fall 2021, the housing administration has some updates as well.  Executive...

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Applications for the Women's Resource Center Fellowship Program are now open

Applications for the Women’s Resource Center Fellowship Program are now open

March 31, 2021

Applications for the Women’s Resource Center Fellowship Program will be open until April 12 at 5 p.m. The WRC Fellowship Program will be a paid internship...

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San Diego State women’s basketball senior guard Téa Adams drives for a layup during the Aztecs' 79-77 win over Fresno State on Feb. 20, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Highlighted by 809 career points, Adams leaves legacy at SDSU

March 30, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball lone senior guard Téa Adams played her final collegiate game in the Mountain West Conference Tournament on March...

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The top photo shows a fully-equipped weightroom at the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament in Indianapolis, while a poorly-accomodated exercise area (bottom) was present at the women’s NCAA Tournament in San Antonio.

Disparity between men’s and women’s basketball tournament budgets draws controversy

March 30, 2021

The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were unorthodox this year, as news of the dramatically different accommodations for men and women...

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Ashley Tejada and Bella Martelino, both candidates running to be A.S. President, debating on Zoom.

Candidates for A.S. President debate

March 22, 2021

Associated Students presidential candidates Bella Martelino and Ashley Tejada debated about issues that most affect the San Diego State student body on...

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A.S. vice president of university affairs candidate Jennifer Schenkenfelder

A.S. vice president of university affairs candidate Jennifer Schenkenfelder

March 22, 2021

Position: Vice President of University Affairs Name: Jennifer Schenkenfelder Year: Junior Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Minor in Cognitive...

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A.S. vice president of financial affairs candidate Austin Barber

A.S. vice president of financial affairs candidate Austin Barber

March 22, 2021

Position: Vice President of Financial Affairs Name: Austin Barber Year: Sophomore Major: Finance and Political Science, double minor Honors Interdisciplinary...

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[Video] 2021 AS Election Debate: Executive VP

March 20, 2021

Moderated by The Daily Aztec’s Assistant News Editor Katelynn Robinson and Social Media editor Catlan Nguyen, the two candidates for Executive Vice President...

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[Video] 2021 AS Election Debate: VP University Affairs

March 17, 2021

Moderated by The Daily Aztec’s social media editor Catlan Nguyen and assistant news editor Katelynn Robinson, the candidates for Vice President of University...

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Anti-Semitic vandalism reported at South Campus Plaza North

Anti-Semitic vandalism reported at South Campus Plaza North

March 11, 2021

San Diego State issued a statement of support for the university’s Jewish community after anti-Semitic vandalism appeared on the exterior walls of a...

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Opinion: SDSU, stop confiscating pepper spray from students

Opinion: SDSU, stop confiscating pepper spray from students

March 10, 2021

As an incoming freshman at San Diego State, I remember expecting to learn more about class registration, student organizations and my housing portal. I...

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San Diego State President Adela de la Torre walks toward guests after a flag raising ceremony in June 2018.

Adela de la Torre’s triennial review approaches

March 1, 2021

Every three years the president of a California State University is required to have their triennial review. This year it is President of San Diego State,...

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Production Night is The Daily Aztec's weekly news podcast that is pulling back the curtain on San Diego State's student newsroom. Writers, editors and guests will discuss the week's biggest stories and invite listeners into the action.

Production Night: AS election season is here and other news…

February 18, 2021

Applications for Associated Students positions closed today kicking off an election that is anything but ordinary. The entirely virtual environment presents...

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Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

February 15, 2021

History was made on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol with ease.  As America watched the news unfold that fateful morning the...

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The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

February 13, 2021

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity is the Black History Month theme for this year. The Black Resource Center at San Diego State...

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(Top l-r) DARRELL BRITT-GIBSON as Bobby Rush, DANIEL KALUUYA as Chairman Fred Hampton and ASHTON SANDERS as Jimmy Palmer in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Warner Bros. Studios hosts roundtable for new film “Judas and the Black Messiah”

February 10, 2021

Fred Hampton is a name some people would not recognize, but many should. He was the Chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter stationed in Illinois and...

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Sophomore guard Isabela Hernandez faces a New Mexico defender during the Aztecs' 65-48 loss to the Lobos on Feb. 5 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs drop fifth straight in 65-48 loss to New Mexico

February 6, 2021

In an aggressive scramble for the win, San Diego State women’s basketball once again put up a fight against New Mexico but fell short, losing 65-48 on...

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Freshman center Kamaria Gipson attempts a layup over four Air Force defenders during the Aztecs' 59-54 win over the Falcons on Jan. 23 at Viejas Arena.

Gipson, Staples shine in home win against Air Force

January 23, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball secured a win against Air Force with a score of 59-54 on Jan. 22 at Viejas Arena.  The Aztecs started off slow,...

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San Diego State women's basketball will become the tenth team in the country to rep Jordan Brand.

Women’s basketball to wear Jordan Brand in 2021-22

January 21, 2021

The San Diego State women’s basketball team will don a new look in 2021-22, joining just nine other women’s programs throughout the United States. The...

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Junior guard Mercades Staples pulls up for a jumper during the Aztecs' 68-60 win over Utah State on Jan. 14, 2021. Staples scored a career-high 25 points.

Staples scores career-high 24 points, Adams injured in women’s basketball win

January 15, 2021

Although San Diego State women’s basketball only led for seven minutes and 37 seconds of the game, they ended up on top with a winning score of 68-60...

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Freshman guard/forward Kim Villalobos looks to drive past the UC Irvine defense during the Aztecs' 66-55 win over the Anteaters on Dec. 19, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball earns first conference win of season, splits series with Nevada

January 11, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball opened up Mountain West Conference play this past weekend, walking away with one win and one loss from a two-game...

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Trump-incited violence at US Capitol stalls Electoral College vote

Trump-incited violence at US Capitol stalls Electoral College vote

January 6, 2021

On Jan. 6, while Vice President Mike Pence presided over a joint session of Congress where newly sworn-in lawmakers gathered to certify the Electoral College...

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In-person instruction in Spring 2021 will start two weeks after students return from winter break to allow mandatory testing to occur.

Spring 2021 in-person instruction to be delayed two weeks to allow for COVID-19 testing

December 10, 2020

San Diego State will delay the start of in-person instruction in Spring 2021 for two weeks following students’ return from winter break, the university...

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Junior guard Sophia Ramos prepares to fire a 3-point shot during the Aztecs 75-71 loss to Cal Baptist on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena. Ramos led the Scarlet and Black with xx points, including xx makes from beyond the arc.

Three observations: Women’s basketball falls to Cal Baptist, 75-71, in home opener

December 3, 2020

San Diego State women's basketball lost 75-71 to Cal Baptist in its first home game of the 2020-21 season. With the loss, the Aztecs fall to 1-2 after...

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Then-sophomore guard Sophia Ramos looks to drive to the basket while facing a USD defender during the Aztecs' 70-47 loss to the Toreros on Dec. 11, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball ‘excited’ to be back, looks to surprise MWC

November 24, 2020

The San Diego State women’s basketball season is here after an unusual summer.  After last year’s first round Mountain West Conference Tournament...

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ARC renovations progress; scheduled to be completed Spring 2022

ARC renovations progress; scheduled to be completed Spring 2022

November 15, 2020

The Aztec Recreation Center expansion and renovation entered phase three of construction and is scheduled to be completed in Spring 2022.  In March...

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Sophomore forward Mallory Adams jogs down the court after sinking a shot during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena. SDSU president Adela de la Torre (second from left sitting courtside) is seen clapping after the play.

Mallory Adams to return to action in 2020-21 following knee injury

November 13, 2020

San Diego State women's basketball sophomore forward Mallory Adams is nearing the end of recovery from an ACL injury that ended her 2019-20 season early. Adams...

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Viejas Arena was one of many super poll sites operated by the county.

SDSU hosts super poll site at Viejas Arena

November 4, 2020

Students and members of the San Diego community were invited to vote in-person at Viejas Arena located on San Diego State’s campus from Oct. 31 to Nov....

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The Daily Aztec has created this voter guide to help you navigate the 2020 California propositions.

Guía de votación para las propuestas de California

October 26, 2020

Guida traducida por Noé Sandoval y Daniel Guerrero Proposición  14  La Proposición 14 autoriza a los bonos a continuar financiando las células...

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The Daily Aztec has created this voter guide to help you navigate the 2020 California propositions.

DA Voter Guide: California Propositions

October 21, 2020

Proposition 14 Prop 14 authorizes bonds to continue funding stem cell and other medical research. It issues $5.5 billion in bonds to investors and...

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic San Diego State has transitioned to primarily online instruction using Zoom, Canvas and Blackboard.

SDSU online classes disrupted by Zoom, Canvas outage

September 28, 2020

While power outages and broken water mains have cancelled classes in the past, San Diego State faced a different type of outage, the impacts of which were...

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Sophomore guard/forward Mallory Adams dribbles near the top of the key during the Aztecs’ 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball reacts to NCAA announcement regarding 2020-21 season start date

September 28, 2020

After months of uncertainty, the NCAA announced Nov. 25 will be the official start date for the women and men’s basketball 2020-21 season. San Diego...

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County residents and business owners gathered at Waterfront Park in front of the county administration at the

‘San Diego Means Business’ rally calls on county supervisors to defy state on reopening

September 21, 2020

A rally was held outside the San Diego County Administration building on Sept. 21 to protest a third county-wide shutdown and encourage county supervisors...

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San Diego State to test all on-campus residents, implement surveillance testing program

San Diego State to test all on-campus residents, implement surveillance testing program

September 15, 2020

All students living on-campus at San Diego State are now required to be tested for COVID-19, the university announced in a campus-wide email Sept. 15,...

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BREAKING: 120 new positive COVID-19 cases reported among SDSU students

September 4, 2020

San Diego State confirmed an additional 120 COVID-19 cases on Sept. 4 following the announcement of a declared outbreak within the community’s undergraduate...

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On Monday, SDSU reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 among students. Three of these were students living on campus at Zapotec, Villa Alvarado and South Campus Plaza North.

BREAKING: 13 new COVID-19 cases reported, including three among on-campus students

August 31, 2020

Thirteen new COVID-19 cases have been reported by San Diego State University on August 31, bringing the total case count since March to 45. For the...

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On Aug. 29, M@College Apartments notified residents of a positive COVID-19 case at the College Ave. apartment complex.

Covid-19 Update: M@college reports positive case, 3 additional off-campus cases, SDSU beefs up enforcement of health guidelines

August 30, 2020

A resident living in M@college apartments has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to an email sent to residents on Aug. 29. Additionally, three off-campus...

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SDSU urges students to follow COVID-19 public health guidelines

August 27, 2020

San Diego State released an email reminding students to adhere by the school, county, and state safety regulations regarding COVID-19. This comes...

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IFC implements social moratorium due to COVID-19

IFC implements social moratorium due to COVID-19

August 24, 2020

The San Diego State Interfraternity Council announced the implementation of a Social Moratorium on August 21. All fraternities and sororities must abide...

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SDSU Downtown Gallery forced to close due to budgetary constraints

SDSU Downtown Gallery forced to close due to budgetary constraints

August 11, 2020

Due to budget constraints San Diego State’s Downtown Gallery, which occupied a part of San Diego’s historic Electra building since 2011, closed at...

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