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Nick Knott

Nick Knott, Entertainment Editor

Nick is a journalism senior and in his second year at the Daily Aztec.  After starting as a staff writer in the features section, Nick switched to entertainment as the section editor.  Nick will be graduating this upcoming May with a B.A. in journalism.  He ultimately wants to work in the magazine industry covering music, sneakers or streetwear fashion.

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Senior farewell: Nick Knott

May 7, 2015

When I transferred to San Diego State I could literally count my on-campus friends with one hand. I knew I needed to find my place at this school, but...

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Entertainment Editor’s Weekend Picks

April 23, 2015

It’s been stated before, the semester’s end is creeping near. Over the next few weeks Aztecs will be hunkering down in the dark corners of the library...

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Entertainment Editor’s Weekend Picks

April 15, 2015

The semester's end is looming, it's something no Aztec can deny. As the struggles of studying, writing papers, crashing the library's 24/7 section and...

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Started from the bottom now we employed

Started from the bottom now we employed

April 14, 2015

For us Aztecs who are graduating, the job market is an intimidating and unknown world that is just waiting to feast on our newly received diplomas and...

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Entertainment Editor's weekend picks

Entertainment Editor’s weekend picks

March 26, 2015

It's no doubt that this week marks the ultimate end of pesky midterms for Aztecs across campus. However, students have hit that halfway-ish point in the...

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Mississippi rappers introduce San Diego to the 'Sremm Life'

Mississippi rappers introduce San Diego to the ‘Sremm Life’

March 25, 2015

Many people are familiar with ILoveMakonnen's "Tuesday" track that has everyone "going up" on the second night of the work week. However, this week, Mississippi...

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Entertainment Editor’s Weekend Picks

March 9, 2015

The semester is slowly creeping towards its half way point. Spring Break is still too far off, and the end of the semester is even further away — almost...

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Drinkabout bar-crawl service gives designated drivers a night off

Drinkabout bar-crawl service gives designated drivers a night off

March 5, 2015

There’s a lot of logistical planning that goes into a night of going out with friends for a bar crawl. One must pick destinations, create a schedule...

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The crowd at a prior Greenfest. File photo.

GreenFest springs into the season

February 23, 2015

Spring swinging back into season means a couple different thing for Aztecs; the "harsh" weather of San Diego's winter is over, the semester is almost halfway...

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weekend music picks

Entertainment Editor’s Weekend Picks

February 19, 2015

Midterms have hit, and as per usual they hit hard. The next week or so will be filled with copious amounts of coffee, meticulous studying and stupendous...

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South Park shop owner circles back to San Diego

South Park shop owner circles back to San Diego

February 12, 2015

San Diego has the ability to captivate people from all around the country and the rest of the globe. No matter where a person is from, a single visit out...

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Kid tattooed, mother didn’t approve

February 12, 2015

You can't always please mom, even if you get a tattoo. I was 21 when I got my first tattoo. Three years ago I had just received news that I had been accepted...

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San Diego State explained by the work of 2 Chainz

San Diego State explained by the work of 2 Chainz

February 10, 2015

All schools are unique. They have their own personalities and sometimes it's hard to explain that to someone who doesn't know the reputation of the school....

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Gamers cash in on golden opportunity

Gamers cash in on golden opportunity

February 2, 2015

Video games can serve as a key aspect of a young college student’s life, much in the same way that Netflix or HBO GO can ­— a way to distract oneself...

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'Birdman' soars over competition

‘Birdman’ soars over competition

January 29, 2015

Every year there seems to be a certain flick that keeps Hollywood buzzing, especially around the award-show season. This year, that flick was “Birdman.” “Birdman”...

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Entertainment Editor’s weekend picks

January 29, 2015

All week Aztecs have hustled and bustled between the first week of classes worrying about books, tests and the occasional stubborn professor. But it’s...

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Flying Lotus, films and falsettos

November 13, 2014

Thursday, Nov. 13 – Flying Lotus @ North Park Theatre Flying Lotus is known for his experimental productions and unique music, both of which he’s...

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Aztec alumni hit Hollywood

October 23, 2014

When people think of famous Aztecs, many picture some of our spectacular sports athletes such as Kawhi Leonard and Tony Gwynn. However, many celebrities...

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Tracks and treats for the weekend picks

October 16, 2014

As we creep closer to the spookiest day of the year, more and more frightening festivities crawl out.  Here at SDSU we get one of with Aztec Fright Nights....

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Deniro Farrar

Farrar leads ‘Cult Rap’ movement

October 13, 2014

The relationship between the media and hip-hop artists is a fickle one.  It’s hard to picture a rapper perusing the venue and chitchatting with the...

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Weekend Picks: Parktoberfest and Lorde

Weekend Picks: Parktoberfest and Lorde

October 10, 2014

Ryo’s Picks Parktoberfest in South Park Oktoberfest is among us, and the South Park community is joining the fun. This Saturday, Oct. 11, the first...

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Restaurant Guide: Fat sandwiches offered at Fat Sal's

Restaurant Guide: Fat sandwiches offered at Fat Sal’s

October 9, 2014

Fat Sal’s has always pegged me as the late-night go-to sandwich spot in Pacific Beach, due to the fact there’s an abundance of bars in the area. I...

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Retail’s advice to shoppers

September 15, 2014

Being a broke college student is rough.  Many of us without parental subsidies opt for a part-time job so that we can continue to enjoy the many different...

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Weekend picks for every budget

September 15, 2014

From films to frames and turn-up to standup, this weekend has something for you. Ryo’s Picks SDSU Fall Film Festival Check out what the talented...

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Movies of the month: September

September 8, 2014

Summer is over. We can finally say goodbye to the summer blockbuster films filled with too much computer generated graphics, multi-million dollar budgets...

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Local hip-hop scene small but still strong

September 2, 2014

When music listeners think of the many hubs of hip-hop, San Diego isn’t normally a city that comes to mind. Sharing the state with places such as Los...

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Go back to school with Netflix

August 28, 2014

The school year is now upon us, yet again.  Cue the mass amounts of coffee, late nights in the library and study cram sessions in your dorm room or apartment....

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Survival Guide: Aztec Nights

Survival Guide: Aztec Nights

August 18, 2014

Every year, San Diego State puts on its Aztec Nights event series for the latest batch of incoming freshman. These events provides a prime opportunity...

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Obviously hilarious

June 23, 2014

There’s something to be said about a movie being able to captivate a room full of random people. And “Obvious Child,” directed by Gillian Robespierre,...

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Get pho-cked up this weekend

Get pho-cked up this weekend

March 6, 2014

On the 2200 block of Cable St. in Ocean Beach is OB Noodle House. Don’t let the size of this hole-in-the-wall Asian restaurant fool you. It may be small...

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Streetwear gets fresh spin

Streetwear gets fresh spin

December 5, 2013

When Kwa Nguyen came to San Diego from east Oakland in 2004, it was to earn his business degree. What he got was so much more. Nine years later, Nguyen...

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Chicken and waffles turn diner around

Chicken and waffles turn diner around

October 24, 2013

From the outside, Lil B’s Urban Eatery doesn’t look like an appealing restaurant.  The exterior is dull and there’s an old, dingy sign spinning...

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Sneaker swap laces up for second event

Sneaker swap laces up for second event

October 22, 2013

For some people they’re solely shoes, but for others, they are collectors’ pieces, crown jewels and holy grails.  This is because finding the perfect...

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Photo courtesy of Bamboo Skateboards

Sustainable Shredding

August 29, 2013

The fall semester is finally here and the mass hustle and bustle of students flooding the campus walkways to their first classes is apparent.  However,...

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