San Diego State University’s Independent Student Newspaper Since 1913

The Daily Aztec

San Diego State University’s Independent Student Newspaper Since 1913

The Daily Aztec




San Diego State University’s Independent Student Newspaper Since 1913

The Daily Aztec

Sumaia Wegner

Sumaia Wegner, '23-24 Managing Editor

Originally from Santa Clarita, California, Sumaia Wegner is a is a double major, studying Journalism and Communication.  She started as a staff writer for The Daily Aztec, then became Arts and Culture Editor, and is now the current Managing Editor. Aside from her leadership role, Sumaia is also a reporter for the men's basketball team. Last year she covered the Mountain West Championship as well as the NCAA Championship. Sumaia is the president of the Asian American Journalists Association (SDSU Chapter) as well as the vice president of Culture and Diversity for SDSU's College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. She started her career as a journalist while she was traveling abroad in Bangladesh, where she was a writer for The Independent newspaper. She wrote for the “Youth and Independent” section focusing on narratives that evaluated eastern and western cultures. Sumaia has received the following awards for The Daily Aztec: "The Inspirer," "Quest for Excellence," and "Best Section." 

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Sumaia Wegner poses for a photo at Viejas Arena after covering a game for the men’s basketball team. (Photo courtesy of Sumaia Wegner)

Senior Farewell: Sumaia Wegner

by Sumaia Wegner, Managing Editor
May 10, 2024
Assistant coaches Dave Velasquez, Chris Acker, JayDee Luster and head coach Brian Dutcher at practice with the Aztecs mens basketball team on Oct. 2, 2023.

The pillars of Aztec basketball culture

by Sumaia Wegner, Managing Editor
November 17, 2023
USDs baseball team greets womens basketball player senior Jada Lewis, along with her fellow MESA Foundation team, as they walk the finish line at the ALS walk on Oct. 22, 2023.

Aztecs walk to defeat ALS

by Sumaia Wegner, Managing Editor
October 25, 2023
Carl Weathers sitting in his honorary theater seat, gifted to him by San Diego State University.

Carl Weathers: athlete, actor and Aztec for life

by Sumaia Wegner, Arts & Culture Editor
February 9, 2023
The horoscope for your zodiac sign can be used as a brief starting point to assist you as you begin your college journey.

[Photo] Freshman Year Horoscopes

by Ariana Mardani, Staff Writer
September 2, 2022
Some of the most thoughtful gifts for family and friends can be homemade - with love instead of money.

‘Tis the season to make gifts

by Sumaia Wegner, Staff Writer
November 17, 2021
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