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Aztec Literary Review: Why you need a jetpack

December 3, 2014

Editor's Note: Richard Freeland is a contributing writer for The Daily Aztec and an editor for the Aztec Literary Review. The following is to raise awareness...

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Religious differences compromise true purpose

September 6, 2014

“If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” One would assume a Christian organization, or any religious organization, would...

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Health expo will nourish students

Health expo will nourish students

April 17, 2014

Students won’t have to commute to a dietitian to learn healthy habits, as “Health Expo: The Road to Wellness” opens on the Centennial Walkway on...

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Student cooks up passion for leadership

Student cooks up passion for leadership

April 10, 2014

He built it, and they came. A year ago, a San Diego State student discovered the ruins of a restaurant in east Oceanside. Biology and journalism senior...

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Hunger hiatus to the Himalayas

Hunger hiatus to the Himalayas

March 6, 2014

“Namaste!” a server in a diamond-patterned dress says. It’s the first sound one hears when entering La Mesa’s Himalayan Cuisine. Nestled next to...

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Instructor declares war on waste

Instructor declares war on waste

February 27, 2014

Elizabeth Perez-Halperin is both a veteran environmentalist and an environmentalist veteran. In November, Perez-Halperin was one of 12 veteran “Champions...

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To be a rock and not to roll: part two

February 17, 2014

Hendricks looked down and discovered his hands firmly grasping leather handles, right foot buried in the gas pedal below. The Brute, crammed into Hendricks’...

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To Be a Rock and Not to Roll: Part One

February 6, 2014

Hendricks had a mane—an oily profusion of dark thistle descending from his skull. Long, unruly and garish. Werewolf hair. No joke. And his beard …...

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A gift in the vibrations

A gift in the vibrations

December 12, 2013

In a heartfelt letter to San Diego State’s Audiology and Speech-Language Clinic, a father told the story of his son’s hearing problems. The boy...

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Restaurant brings Irish culture to San Diego

Restaurant brings Irish culture to San Diego

December 7, 2013

A Hindu festival revived by Irish soldiers—this is the tale behind the name of Hooleys Irish Pub & Grill, an authentic piece of the old country found...

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Hes a freshman

He’s a freshman

November 8, 2013

Ron Salisbury is young. His wrinkles and grey-speckled hair disguise an energetic youth. It’s an understandable confusion to read the word “freshman”...

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The Old One Walks On …

November 4, 2013

The opium of the millennial generation—God is it sweet. I simply sit down, and days and months and years slip by, and the seductive glow of a blue screen...

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Art lives at Poetry and Art Series

Art lives at “Poetry and Art Series”

October 6, 2013

After examining Stegosaurus bones or the constructions of ancient man, most people assume museums are collection of extinct artifacts. Balboa Park’s...

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True hikers prefer to get lost

True hikers prefer to get lost

September 25, 2013

Getting lost is a rare and beautiful thing in today’s world. Earth is connected by the Internet and mapped with GPS. Encountering alien situations and...

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Helping Hands

August 29, 2013

Blood is incongruous on soft hands. The liquid is pure, the skin without blemish—sublime red on a smooth canvas. Perhaps beautiful in art, but eerie...

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