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Rapper Kalan.FrFr was a defensive back for San Diego State football from 2013-2016.

SDSU football alum and rapper Kalan.FrFr signs with music label Roc Nation

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 10, 2021

It’s time to add another name to the list of famous former students at San Diego State University. The alumni most recognized at SDSU include sports...

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Here is a screenshot of Luis Lopez's poster for his film

SDSU Alum’s short film makes it to Sundance Film Festival

by Aleah Jarin, Senior Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

San Diego State alum Luis Lopez, who graduated with a film production degree in fall 2019, debuted his short film documentary, “Dear Philadelphia,”...

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Duncan Hunter, an SDSU alumnus, represented California's 50th Congressional District from 2013 until he resigned in 2020.

Trump pardons SDSU alumnus Duncan Hunter

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // December 22, 2020

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, President Donald Trump pardoned 15 people, including former Republican congressman and San Diego State alumnus Duncan Hunter.  Hunter...

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Melissa Ramirez has worked at The Roar Store at the San Diego Zoo for the past five years.

SDSU alumni reveals what it’s like to work at the San Diego Zoo during COVID-19

by Kayla Brown, Contributor // September 24, 2020

Melissa Ramirez is a recent graduate from San Diego State. At 24 years old, Ramirez has a bright personality that matches the paint on her fingernails,...

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SDSU alumna Alexa Curry currently works as the Los Angeles Angels' sideline reporter for Fox Sports.

Alumna Alex Curry shares her journey from SDSU to Angels’ sideline reporter

by Reese Savoie, Staff Writer // April 30, 2020

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols steps up to the plate, with two outs and bases loaded against the Minnesota Twins on June 3, 2017, at Angel...

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Podcast explains tricky love concepts

Podcast explains tricky love concepts

by Catlan Nguyen, Staff Writer // February 12, 2020

Do you feel like you can never figure out the pesky concept called love, especially with Valentine’s Day on the horizon? San Diego State alumnus...

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Angela LaChica was recognized by the California Women’s Leadership Association for her incredible leadership.

SDSU alum, business owner receives Women to Watch 2020 award

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // November 22, 2019

Angela LaChica, San Diego State Alumna and business owner, can now add award winner to her title of CEO at LaChica Sports. On Nov. 7, LaChica was recognized...

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College of Engineering alumna and Solar Turbines, Inc. Manager Daisy Galeana (left) speaks with Dr. Ellen Ochoa (right) at the President’s Lecture Series on Oct. 2.

First Hispanic woman to enter space earns honorary doctorate degree from SDSU

by Brenden Tuccinardi , Engagement Editor // October 3, 2019

Astronaut and San Diego State alumni Dr. Ellen Ochoa can now add an honorary Doctor of Science degree to her already impressive resume.  Ochoa, who...

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SDSU alumnus makes emergency plane landing

by David Santillan, Assistant News Editor // October 25, 2018

A San Diego State alumnus was the pilot who made an emergency plane landing on Interstate 8  the morning of Friday, Oct. 19, safely guiding it onto a...

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DAYTRIP performs at The Merrow in San Diego September 2017.

DAYTRIP seeks earworm power pop

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // April 4, 2018

San Diego State alumnus Declan Halloran can and has been seen working with various acts around the San Diego music scene, but with his most recent project,...

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Founder and CEO Luc Bergevin (right), along with Chief Wine Officer and co-founder Martin Sheehan-Stross (left) started Foot of the Bed Wine Cellar in 2016 as a way to highlight Californian wines and share them with members.

SDSU alumni pour success into new wine business

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // March 21, 2018

Crumpled up blankets, discarded socks, teddy bears, sleeping puppies and dirty laundry are among the most common items that are found at the end of a bed....

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Abraham Arechiga and Alvaro Sanchez Diaz serve as the creators of Spanish55, an online language learning course.

SDSU alumnus creates online Spanish learning business

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Contributor // February 14, 2018

For many people Spanish language education ends after high school, however, San Diego State alumnus Abraham Arechiga and his business partner Alvaro Sanchez...

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