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Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks America's idea of unity

Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks America’s idea of unity

by Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer // December 17, 2020

Anyone who hasn’t lived under a rock for the last couple of years will agree with me when I say society has progressed exponentially in the way medications...

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Fiona Apple released her latest album

Quarantine’s best albums, chosen by The Daily Aztec’s Instagram followers

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // May 15, 2020

The extent of the COVID-19 virus in the music industry is still uncertain because concerts and festivals have been postponed, canceled or switched to virtual...

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These two music legends, T-Pain and Lil Jon, busted out their top hits in their live battle.

Iconic musicians compete in live Instagram battles

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // April 10, 2020

While music fans worldwide struggle to cope with canceled concerts and an abundance of free time, renowned record producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz are...

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What college life is like without a social media presence

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor // September 4, 2019

Major social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, along with many others, are avidly used among a large percentage...

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Opinion: The problems with ‘finstas’

by Sofia Bert, Senior Staff Writer // 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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Trendy photo-ops distract from genuine experiences

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist // April 5, 2017

San Diego is home to tons of unique restaurants, bars, coffee shops and murals — places that make for great Instagram pictures. Many have been labeled...

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Professor teaches cyber defense tactics to grad students

Professor teaches cyber defense tactics to grad students

by Scarlet Keolanui, Staff Writer // May 5, 2016

What if students could learn about the tactics of cyber criminals and cyber hackers and protect themselves from cyber crimes? Management information...

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Social media: You really don’t need it that bad

by Hanna Moon, Contributor // April 6, 2016

As I have in the past years, I decided to set a goal for myself at the start of a new year. This year, my resolution was something that’s been on my...

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Snapchat’s unexpected success: Why do we love it so much?

by Lehi Naseem, Contributor // February 10, 2016

Five...four...three...two...one. Poof. That image of your best friend rolling her eyes in her Comm 103 lecture has disappeared. You laughed instead...

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Rakiraki’s ramen reels in patrons

Rakiraki’s ramen reels in patrons

by Alek Sanchez, Staff Writer // October 14, 2015

People never forget to mention one thing in their typical “broke college student” stories: top ramen. It’s cheap and quick, but unfortunately it’s...

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SDSU police drop revenge porn case

SDSU police drop revenge porn case

by David Hernandez, News Editor // February 16, 2015

The San Diego State Police Department determined a student who allegedly posted nude photographs of his ex-girlfriend did not commit a crime. The woman...

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Student posts nudes of ex on Instagram

Student posts nudes of ex on Instagram

by David Hernandez, News Editor // February 5, 2015

A San Diego State student posted a nude photo of his ex-girlfriend on social media recently, prompting an investigation by the SDSU Police Department. The...

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