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KC Stanfield, Assistant Opinion Editor

KC has been writing for the Daily Aztec since 2014. He is a journalism senior and plans to graduate spring 2015. After graduation, KC aspires to write a video game or music related publication.

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Enter Shikari plays SOMA

UK band returns from across pond

April 30, 2015

It’s no wonder why Soma’s side stage sold out on April 24. The room was filled with anticipation before the English band Enter Shikari rocked San Diego...

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Fantasy release disappoints players

Fantasy release disappoints players

April 16, 2015

“Final Fantasy Type-0” was originally released at the end of the PSP’s lifespan in Japan only. Now that the high definition version has been released...

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San Diego band lands back home

San Diego band lands back home

April 9, 2015

San Diego has produced more than a few post-hardcore bands. There are In Fear and Faith, Secrets, Pierce the Veil and so on. Outlands hopes to be the next...

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Follow Oklahoma’s lead and take action when fraternities get out of hand

March 27, 2015

It feels like the cycle was never-ending; a fraternity does something stupid and the university gives a slap on the wrist, and case closed. But this...

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Enter Shikari plays san diego

Soma welcomes UK band’s return

March 12, 2015

Fans of life music generally look forward to a band’s tour following a recent album release. So with the release of “The Mindsweep” by Enter Shikari,...

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Coin-Op brings change to typical bar scene

Coin-Op brings change to typical bar scene

March 5, 2015

There was a time when kids would ride bikes with quarters weighing down their pockets to beat the snot out of their friends in “Street Fighter II.”...

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Playstation offers lackluster freebies in February

Playstation offers lackluster freebies in February

February 24, 2015

Between school, a potential job and the assigned reading that most students ignore, it can be difficult to squeeze in the time and money for video games....

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Cyberspace codes ground for social anarchy

February 23, 2015

If the Internet was a physical place, it’d be just like the Wild West. The only difference would be that the sheriff is a toddler with a water gun...

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Traditional shop anchors in Hillcrest

Traditional shop anchors in Hillcrest

February 12, 2015

Sean Huston goes to work like everyone else. Specifically, he’s manages a small shop. The only difference is instead of using a keyboard or pencil as...

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Crackdown on minidorms puts students in a tight situation

February 3, 2015

College students aren’t exactly known to be the most wealthy demographic in the U.S. Many college students are expected to pay for tuition, books, food...

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Saint Archers brews for the love of the sport

Saint Archers brews for the love of the sport

December 4, 2014

Craft breweries have generally been distinguished by their quality alone, but Saint Archer Brewing Co. has revolutionized this tried and true concept....

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Late times taxi in choices

Late times taxi in choices

November 20, 2014

It’s a Saturday night and a San Diego State student decides to mosey on over to downtown San Diego, where he or she will remain until 2 a.m. Due to ridiculously...

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Campus flushes its reputation

Campus flushes its reputation

November 17, 2014

When I was approximately 7 years old, I remember desperately needing to use the restroom, but the men’s restroom was out of order. I swallowed my young...

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The gift of the mini-cactus

November 13, 2014

When you go out on a date with a girl, it’s pretty safe to bring her a bouquet of flowers. But how exactly do you decide on which flowers to get her?...

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University criticism is necessary for progress

November 10, 2014

With all the recent talk of a potential mascot change, I would like to take this opportunity to suggest a pinata for San Diego State’s official representation....

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Mid-term interruptions

November 3, 2014

The leaves are changing and the air is getting chillier by the day — marginaly at least, considering we live in San Diego. Between Halloween, Oktoberfest...

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The stinging urgency of getting vaccinated

October 27, 2014

With the events of the recent weeks surrounding San Diego State’s meningitis scare and the fearful lingering of Ebola, vaccination has become a strong...

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Stop the inverted classroom before its too late

Stop the inverted classroom before it’s too late

October 20, 2014

There are different ways  for professors to teach students beyond the classical lectures. There are the traditional homework and reading assignments we...

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Success Fee objectors are all protest and no action

October 4, 2014

San Diego State’s Student Success Fee is like an untreated case of syphilis. It’ll get progressively worse and more costly each year. Continuing with...

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Light at the end of the student-loan tunnel

September 19, 2014

Generally, I’m a glass-half-empty kind of person and even when the glass is completely full, I’ll still complain about how the glass can’t be moved...

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High price tag, hefty value

September 15, 2014

W ith the controversy regarding the Student Success Fee last spring, the word “fee” has left a bad taste in the mouths of many students. Now that...

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Digital Commons

End computer segregation on campus

September 10, 2014

As far as technology is concerned with San Diego State, there’s a lot to be desired. The WiFi always seem to fail at the worst times and the worst offense...

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All degrees are not created equal

All degrees are not created equal

September 2, 2014

I generally associate the word “Senate” with a broken watch. They’re both annoying and a waste of your time and money. With that said, they’re...

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As fun as this looks, push yourself to do more this summer.

Get more than good memories out of this summer break

July 28, 2014

Summer is the perfect time to go to the beach, socialize with friends, sleep and play video games—if you’re me—but since you go to college, chances...

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Vans Warped Tour draws huge crowds. Critics say this is part of what detracts from the overall quality.

Five reasons Vans Warped Tour is lame

June 23, 2014

As far as admission prices are concerned, Vans Warped Tour is one of the better musical festivals to attend. One ticket costs a little more than $40, compared...

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Group presentations have got to go

Group presentations have got to go

May 5, 2014

As a student, I hate receiving assignments. They’re annoying, time-absorbing activities that ruin sleep schedules—because I always procrastinate (and...

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Everyones at fault for Heartbleed debacle

Everyone’s at fault for Heartbleed debacle

April 30, 2014

By now it’s safe to assume Internet privacy is dead. Between stored cookies and the NSA spying on everyone, Internet users are generally being watched...

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Worst Company in America contest reveals concerning priorities

‘Worst Company in America’ contest reveals concerning priorities

April 23, 2014

There is another bracket that’s worth some attention during March madness. It’s none other than the annual Consumerist’s Worst Company in America...

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Class time is a terrible thing to waste

Class time is a terrible thing to waste

April 14, 2014

I’m going to take a leap of faith by claiming that some of you pay quite a bit for college—this statement is brought to you by Captain Obvious. Even...

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In defense of Between Two Ferns

In defense of “Between Two Ferns”

March 26, 2014

By now, you’ve probably heard about President Obama’s interview with Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns.” If not, then I question whether...

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Twitch Plays Pokemon

Multiplayer control leads to Pokemon pandemonium

March 9, 2014

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or some other area without electricity, chances are you’ve at least heard of the phenomenon called Twitch Plays...

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