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The Marching Aztecs: The Sounds and Sights of Aztec Sports

The Marching Aztecs: The Sounds and Sights of Aztec Sports

by Ivan Guzman, Staff Photographer // October 20, 2021

On Friday Oct. 8, The San Diego State Marching Aztecs rehearsed ahead SDSU vs University of New Mexico in Carson, California. The band is celebrating the...

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Photo courtesy of Dr. Esther Rothblum

Feature: Co-founder of the LGBTQ+ Studies department announces retirement

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // May 4, 2021

Dr. Esther Rothblum is currently the Professor and Interim Chair of Women's Studies and LGBTQ+ Studies Director at San Diego State. Her research and writing...

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Pride Center provides safe space for LGBTQ+ students amid pandemic

Pride Center provides safe space for LGBTQ+ students amid pandemic

by Isabel Smith, Staff Writer // April 28, 2021

Since its opening in 2014, the Pride Center at San Diego State University has provided a safe space for students of all sexual and gender identities to...

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Column: Tyler, The Creator holds special celebration for music video that launched career

by Kennedy Benjamin, Contributor // February 25, 2021

Recently, rapper Tyler, The Creator celebrated 10 years since the release of the music video for his single "Yonkers," which essentially launched his career. To...

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Students gather at an SDSU International Youth and Students for Social Equality  event in 2017. (Courtesy of Melody, an SDSU IYSSE alumni)

San Diego State Socialists call for working class revolution

by Brandon Balayan, Staff Writer // February 19, 2021

For Emanuele Saccarelli, the unfulfilled promises of peace following the collapse of the USSR and the current situation of the world can be attributed...

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Music artists Chloe x Halle, Alicia Keys, Giveon, Rina Sawayama and UMI highlight part one of The Daily Aztecs Albums of The Year.

DA Staff Picks: The Best Albums of 2020, Part One

by Ryan Hardison, Trinity Bland, and Aaliyah Alexander // December 9, 2020

After a stressful year exacerbated by a devastating pandemic, a tense presidential election, and the increasing effects of climate change, the year 2020...

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Ramm’s artistic style is heavily influenced by the Renaissance and Rococo movement.

Student artists endure creating from the comfort of their own home

by Maya Rodriguez, Staff Writer // November 22, 2020

COVID-19 has affected the lives of students in many ways, and some are student artists.  Tyler Young is a fourth-year Applied Design Major with an...

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How to handle creative burnout during a pandemic

How to handle “creative burnout” during a pandemic

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // August 2, 2020

Being a creator means investing a large portion of your time to bringing a vision to life.  Sometimes, creating something out of nothing can come easy...

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Review: Taylor Swift explores emotions and relationships in folklore

Review: Taylor Swift explores emotions and relationships in “folklore”

by Kirstie Burgess, Staff Writer // July 31, 2020

On July 23, Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album, “folklore,” in a surprise announcement on social media.  Many artists have dropped surprise...

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Freddie Gibbs performs at the Adult Swim festival on November 16, 2019

Quick Take: best new albums worth listening to this summer

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // June 25, 2020

Music can be a helpful distraction from everything going on outside, but musicians are finding stunning and creative ways to integrate real-world issues...

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Noah Cyrus released her second EP The End of Everything after a two-year hiatus.

Noah Cyrus explores personal challenges and relationships in new EP

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // June 12, 2020

Unlike many other albums, “The End of Everything” by Noah Cyrus leaves listeners with a heavy heart and overwhelming emotions. The lyrics of each...

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Ice cream from Villa Manila, a popular Filipino food destination in Chula Vista.

San Diego serves up multicultural food

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // August 14, 2019

With a new school year coming, visitors have a chance to explore what makes the San Diego culinary scene unique. The city features no lack of multicultural...

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