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Sofia Bert, Senior Staff Writer

Sofia Bert is a journalism sophomore with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in international studies. She is from Folsom, Calif. and is a senior staff writer for the Daily Aztec. Her dream job would be working at a health and beauty public relations firm and managing a blog or column on the side.

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Shake Smart has two locations on campus, one in the Aztec Student Union and one outside of the Aztec Recreation Center.

SDSU alumni earn spot on Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ list for campus-born company Shake Smart

December 5, 2018

What started as a desire for healthier food options on campus turned into a huge success for Shake Smart business owners and San Diego State alumni Kevin...

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Course with focus on impeachment of President Trump returns

November 19, 2018

A course that generated controversy last year when it was initially named to suggest it centered around the impeachment of President Donald Trump has returned...

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Campus vigil honors those killed in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

October 30, 2018

The crowd of university and community members, sitting silently among one another in a moment of reflection, joined hands. “We will build a better...

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SDSUs Interfraternity Council unanimously voted on Oct. 4 to to end a months-long social moratorium and impose a ban on hard alcohol.

IFC unanimously votes to end fraternity party ban, impose ban on hard alcohol

October 4, 2018

The San Diego State Interfraternity Council voted unanimously to end the self-imposed social moratorium and to impose a hard alcohol ban during a meeting...

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Members of Planned Parenthood Generation Action.

Planned Parenthood Generation Action talks voter participation as midterm elections creep up

September 19, 2018

Despite being tied up in a number of the highly divisive political issues, San Diego State’s Planned Parenthood Generation Action chapter will spend...

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Aztecs cornerback Ron Smith (center) leads the I am SDSU chant alongside running back Juwan Washington (right).

‘I am SDSU’ campaign strives to increase student involvement in community events

September 13, 2018

New university President Adela de la Torre put her words to actions on her promise of connecting with the student body by kicking off a new “I am SDSU”...

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San Diego State President Sally Roush administers the oath of office to incoming Associated Students President Chris Thomas.

2018-19 A.S. leaders sworn in

April 27, 2018

Incoming Associated Students leaders for the 2018-19 academic year were sworn in at the A.S. council chambers April 25. “Its surreal,” said the...

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Muslim Student Association holds Arts and Culture night for Islam Awareness Week

April 16, 2018

On April 11, the Muslim Student Association hosted an Arts and Culture night at the Center for Intercultural Relations as part of Islam Awareness Week. Islam...

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Members of the A.S. University Council at a September meeting.

A.S. update: Gender awareness training, Swap Shop, Take Back the Week

April 6, 2018

The Associated Students Campus Life Council and University Council both met on April 4 for their respective bi-weekly meetings. They discussed gender awareness...

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Members of the A.S. University Council at a September meeting.

A.S. update: CSU funding, winter intersession, campus safety week

March 23, 2018

On March 21, the Associated Students University Council met for their bi-weekly meeting to discuss the California State University’s funding from the...

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Opinion: The problems with ‘finstas’

March 21, 2018

Now I know most people say that social media and other forms of online fake living are bad, but I'm bringing you a whole new level of bad social media...

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The sun shines through a natural shade covering of the Aztec student union.

A.S. update: Fraternity social moratorium, Live Well Aztecs, reducing plastic waste

March 16, 2018

The Associated Students Campus Life council held their bi-weekly meeting on March 14, discussing the fraternity social moratorium, recreation and wellness,...

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Members of the A.S. University Council at a September meeting.

A.S. update: Elections, Explore SDSU, Campus Safety Week, new Media Room, Economic Crisis Response Team

March 13, 2018

The Associated Students University Council met for its bi-weekly meeting on March 7 to discuss Explore SDSU, Campus Safety Week, the new Media Room and...

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The roof of Zura residence hall, which reopened after renovations in 2015.

Why all dorms — from Chapultepec to Zura — are priced the same

March 12, 2018

Living in on-campus dorms is a large part of the “college experience” for many. At San Diego State, there are seven residential dorms that freshmen...

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Lauryn Ndoumbe will be representing San Diego County in the Miss California pageant.

SDSU junior strives to be Miss California

March 6, 2018

San Diego State student Lauryn Ndoumbe will be representing San Diego County in the Miss California USA competition in December. Ndoumbe is a junior international...

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El Centro de Brasil en SDSU organizó su conferencia virtual con invitados Abner Francisco Sótenos, Monique Paula, y Watufani Poe. Los invitados hablaron sobre los problemas raciales y sociales en Brasil.

A.S. update: Sunday exams, food pantry, upcoming events

February 27, 2018

The Associated Students Campus Life Council met for its bi-weekly meeting on Feb. 21 to discuss Sunday exams, San Diego State’s food pantry and upcoming...

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Candidato congresista protesta en favor de DACA con la comunidad de San Diego

[Photo] Candidato congresista se reúne con SDSU para una protesta en defensa de DACA

February 14, 2018

Candidato congresista protesta en favor de DACA con la comunidad de San Diego

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Congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar addresses a crowd at a rally for immigrant rights Friday in front of Hepner Hall.

Congressional candidate joins DACA advocates for rally at San Diego State

February 12, 2018

Advocacy groups joined a local Democratic congressional candidate Friday in front of Hepner Hall to call for a long-term solution to the Deferred Action...

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Plastic covers mold-infested furniture in Maya.

Former Maya residents say Housing Administration could have handled mold problem better

February 7, 2018

Several students living in a San Diego State dorm hall say they found themselves struggling to get administrators to allow them to move out of their rooms...

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Sirens of State members pose for a group photo in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

Sirens of State harmoniously rock SDSU

February 7, 2018

Sirens of State, the all-female acapella group of San Diego State, create friendships and bonds that are just as tight as its harmonies. Although auditions...

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Maya residents molded by unwanted spores

Maya residents molded by unwanted spores

December 13, 2017

Some students living in Maya residence hall are criticizing the university’s response to mold being found in the building. Many were moved out of...

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Cannabis event smokes opioid addiction

Cannabis event smokes opioid addiction

December 6, 2017

The Community Alliance nonprofit will host its first ever “Cannabis 4 the Cause” event this Saturday, Dec. 9. The event will take place in two parts:...

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SWMRS frontman Cole Becker spoke to the crowd of people at their Oct. 29 show at The House of Blues.

SWMRS band uses punk with purpose

November 5, 2017

“Abuse will not be tolerated here or in the future,” SWMRS lead singer Cole Becker said to a room full of angsty and sweaty music lovers. The punk...

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International business junior Matheus Peronti and economics junior Renata Valente speaking at the Brazilian themed International Coffee Hour.

Brazilian SDSU students share their culture at International Coffee Hour

October 18, 2017

While many American college students are faced with moving away from home for the first time, international students at San Diego State face both moving...

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Ballet Folklorico Xochipilli de SDSU embraces culture through dance and education

Ballet Folklorico Xochipilli de SDSU embraces culture through dance and education

October 4, 2017

The Ballet Folklorico Xochipilli de SDSU is a group that works to explore Mexican culture through the art of dance. The club is named after the Aztec...

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Goo Goo Dolls lead singer Johnny Rzeznik sings the bands hits last Tuesday at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater.

SDSU alumni reminisce at Goo Goo Dolls concert

September 18, 2017

The famous 90s alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls performed at San Diego State’s Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater last Tuesday. Among the...

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