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Production Night is The Daily Aztec's weekly news podcast that is pulling back the curtain on San Diego State's student newsroom. Writers, editors and guests will discuss the week's biggest stories and invite listeners into the action.

Production Night: All Star Debut

by Sara Rott, Staff Writer // July 18, 2021

The Daily Aztec podcast host and staff writer Sara Rott is joined by multimedia assistant editor Jayne Yutig in the latest episode of Production Night. Yutig...

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Construction crews put symbolic final steel beam into Aztec Stadium

by Andrew Finley, Assistant Sports Editor // July 18, 2021

The San Diego State University campus expansion in Mission Valley reached a milestone achievement on July 14 as steel workers inserted the final steel...

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San Diego State University President Adela de la Torre addresses the attendees of her inauguration in 2019.

Letter: In Honor of the 2020 and 2021 SDSU Graduates

by Adela de la Torre, SDSU President // May 5, 2021

To our SDSU graduates, When we honor you later this month, know that you are making history. As much as this last year will be remembered for its many...

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SDSU President’s Lecture Series was meant to foster diplomacy, but was more like propaganda 

SDSU President’s Lecture Series was meant to foster diplomacy, but was more like propaganda 

by Brandon Balayan, Staff Writer // March 26, 2021

There are stark differences between promoting diplomacy and propaganda, and San Diego State seems to have difficulty discerning between the two.  On...

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San Diego State President Adela de la Torre walks toward guests after a flag raising ceremony in June 2018.

Adela de la Torre’s triennial review approaches

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // March 1, 2021

Every three years the president of a California State University is required to have their triennial review. This year it is President of San Diego State,...

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Dylan Hernandez, a freshman at SDSU, died on Nov. 8 after falling off his bunk bed in his dorm room. He had attended a fraternity party before the incident.

San Diego State, CSU, Phi Gamma Delta sued for negligence in death of SDSU freshman Dylan Hernandez

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // December 2, 2020

Content Warning: Detailed descriptions of hazing Last week, the father of Dylan Hernandez – the San Diego State freshman who died last year – ...

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San Diego State women's rowing practices in the fog in Mission Bay.

Women’s rowing program discontinued due to financial impacts, gender equity

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 20, 2020

Earlier this summer, San Diego State women’s rowing head coach Bill Zack said the program is aiming for its best-ever finish in conference competition. “We...

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Dylan Hernandez, a freshman at SDSU, died on Nov. 8 after falling off his bunk bed in his dorm room. He had attended a fraternity party before the incident.

University announces members of task forces to investigate alcohol, student safety

by Michael Cline and Bella Ross // November 27, 2019

San Diego State has announced the members of two presidential task forces to study alcohol and substance abuse, as well as student safety generally, after...

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Year in review: Meningitis outbreak, Greek life suspensions, racism on campus

Year in review: Meningitis outbreak, Greek life suspensions, racism on campus

by Bella Ross, News Editor // May 8, 2019

Meningitis Outbreak One of the first big news stories of the year landed when a student attending sorority rush events on the weekend of Sept. 1 contracted...

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A.S. President-elect Christian Onwuka is sworn into office on May 1 by President Adela de la Torre.

Christian Onwuka and other A.S. elects officially sworn into office

by Daniel Guerrero, Staff Writer // May 6, 2019

Incoming Associated Students President Christian Onwuka and other newly elected A.S. officials were sworn into office by San Diego State President Adela...

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PSFA debacle prompts de la Torre to improve university communications

PSFA debacle prompts de la Torre to improve university communications

by Bella Ross, News Editor // May 1, 2019

President Adela de la Torre acknowledged what she described as the failure of San Diego State’s communications department to nimbly and transparently...

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Editorial: de la Torre's $162,000 inauguration was excessive

Editorial: de la Torre’s $162,000 inauguration was excessive

by The Editorial Board // April 17, 2019

We had such great hope when it was first announced Adela de la Torre would be our university’s next president. We knew her Hispanic, working-class...

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