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Ramona Pérez will teach an introductory course on the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs starting again this semester.

Nahuatl language class brings Aztec culture close to home

by Kaitlyn Little, Senior Staff Writer // February 13, 2019

Students at San Diego State now have the opportunity to learn the Nahuatl language — a language spoken in the Aztec empire — through Elementary Nahuatl...

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The Aztec Warrior mascot – now to be called a

SDSU to keep Aztec moniker

by David Santillan, Assistant News Editor // May 17, 2018

After several months of deliberation, San Diego State announced it will retain the use of the Aztec moniker but begin to refer to the Aztec mascot as a...

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San Diego State's Aztec Warrior mascot – now to be called a

Faculty union condemns Aztec mascot

by Will Fritz, News Editor // April 23, 2018

The union representing most California State University faculty voted last week to condemn San Diego State’s mascot, as well as those of two other CSU...

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A man portrays the Aztec Warrior mascot at a sporting event in spring 2017.

Despite assurances, university now says Aztec task force members won’t be named

by Will Fritz // February 19, 2018
A university statement from Jan. 17 was later changed to remove the reference to the Feb. 2 announcement date.
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A man portrays the Aztec Warrior mascot at a sporting event in spring 2017.

No announcement yet on mascot task force

by Bella Ross, Staff Writer // February 14, 2018

San Diego State officials have not yet announced the members of a task force to explore the appropriateness of the Aztec Warrior mascot. The university...

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The Associated Students University Council convenes for its bi-weekly meeting Sept. 27.

A.S. update: Career fair, new president, mascot task force, upcoming events

by Amber Nelson, Staff Writer // February 2, 2018

The Associated Students Campus Life Council met on Jan. 31 for its first biweekly council meeting of the spring semester. The council discussed Student...

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The Aztec Warrior mascot – now to be called a

University moves ahead with selecting Aztec mascot and moniker task force

by Diana Guevarra, Staff Writer // January 29, 2018

Members of a special task force designed to investigate the future of the Aztec mascot and moniker will be announced this week. In November, The University...

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Students will now have the option to take classes during winter break to help them graduate on time or explore new topics.

University offers Nahuatl class for spring 2018

January 26, 2018

San Diego State now offers a class on Nahuatl — an indigenous language spoken in Mexico and most famous for being the tongue of the Aztecs. Center...

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Students march to change the mascot prior to the spring 2017 AS vote. Photo by Andrew Dyer.

Opinion: State’s findings of racism are an attack on academic freedom and racial justice

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist // January 16, 2018
The university must ask itself: Is the academic definition of racism itself racist if a student disagrees or takes offense?
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'Native American Heritage Month' event held at basketball game amid mascot controversy

‘Native American Heritage Month’ event held at basketball game amid mascot controversy

by Bella Ross, Staff Writer // November 27, 2017

Native American Heritage Month was honored at the Nov. 18 San Diego State men’s basketball game against McNeese State University, raising questions among...

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University Senate vote reinvigorates Aztec Mascot controversy

November 9, 2017

On Nov. 7, the University Senate voted in favor of a resolution to be passed on to the University President that re-examines the Aztec mascot. The resolution...

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'Campus dialogue' event covers Aztec mascot controversy

‘Campus dialogue’ event covers Aztec mascot controversy

by Bella Ross, Staff Writer // October 30, 2017

An Oct. 24 Campus Dialogue event, hosted by One SDSU and the Center for Intercultural Relations, brought attendees back to a familiar controversy regarding...

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