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Magic Johnsons retirement speech is still impactful 30 years later

Magic Johnson’s retirement speech is still impactful 30 years later

by Trinity Bland , Managing Editor // November 10, 2021

Watching Nelson George’s project “The Announcement” with NBA Entertainment in seventh grade taught me tons about consequences.  I thought the...

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Double standards in sports needs reprimanding

Double standards in sports needs reprimanding

by Jessica Octavio, Senior Staff Writer // August 11, 2021

Just a month after Sha’Carri Richardson’s controversial suspension from the Olympics due to a failed drug test, American soccer star Megan Rapinoe...

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The San Diego State women’s basketball huddles up before the Aztecs’ 66-55 loss to UC Irvine on Dec. 19, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Writer’s roundtable: Women in sports

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // March 30, 2021

March is Women’s History Month and the topic of a lack of women in sports has risen dramatically since the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team won the...

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Hank Aarons impact on baseball changed the world

Hank Aaron’s impact on baseball changed the world

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 10, 2021

In his 1992 film, “A League of Their Own,” Tom Hanks famously said, “there is no crying in baseball,” but nearly 30 years later, he was proven...

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Opinion: Naomi Osakas U.S. Open victory is bigger than tennis

Opinion: Naomi Osaka’s U.S. Open victory is bigger than tennis

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // October 26, 2020

Since becoming a tennis sensation, Naomi Osaka has attained a myriad of success by becoming the first Asian player to be declared world number 1 in singles,...

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Opinion: We want sports back but we want freedom for all even more

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // June 22, 2020

On June 12, more than 80 NBA players were on a Zoom conference call regarding the restart of the NBA season in Orlando. Among them were superstars like...

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Students have used their time in the pandemic to return to old hobbies of collecting Pokemon cards, LEGOs and building PC computers.

Esports replace intramural sports for students stuck at home

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // May 11, 2020

Even though there are no physical sports going on at San Diego State, the competition continues - on computers and gaming consoles. On April 3, the...

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The team took a group photo.

Frisbee throwing Gnomes create strong team bond with hard work

by Danika Schmitz, Contributor // February 5, 2020

Gnomes can normally be found as lawn ornaments or garden protectors, but there is a group of gnomes on campus who are mixing it up.  The Gnomes, San...

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The rugby club team practices Tuesdays and Thursdays at night.

Rugby team strives for national championship

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

San Diego State’s club rugby team is on a mission to earn their first national championship since 1987.  The club was founded in 1958, and the team...

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The team posed for a group photo at Nationals in Sacremento.

Waterski & Wakesports club team make it into Division 1

by Sofia Longo, Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

If you stop by the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, chances are you’ll spot the San Diego State Waterski & Wakesports club team practicing on the...

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The club baseball team poses for a group shot after a game.

Club baseball competes for another national title

by Sofia Longo, Staff Writer // January 29, 2020

San Diego State’s club baseball team is preparing for a successful season and potentially another national championship as a talented group of student-athletes...

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Graduate senior forward Yanni Wetzell drives to the basket in the Aztecs 66-49 win over the University of San Diego on Nov. 20 at Jenny Craig Pavilion. Wetzell finished the game with a career-high 20 points and 12 rebounds.

Aztecs take down crosstown foe, University of San Diego, 66-49

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // November 21, 2019

After suffering a 73-61 home loss to the University of San Diego last season, San Diego State men’s basketball avenged that loss with a 66-49 win over...

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