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Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks Americas 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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The Daily Aztec twitter posted polls to see what their followers thought about select albums.

Twitter polls rank decades’ favorite albums

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // November 25, 2019

To commemorate the end of the decade, The Daily Aztec’s Twitter page has been asking its followers to vote on the best albums of the decade, beginning...

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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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Rillo Moons reacts to the sound of a racial slur being shouted at the Black Resource Center on campus in a video posted to their Twitter.

Viral video captures racial slur being shouted at SDSU’s Black Resource Center

by Bella Ross, News Editor // March 4, 2019

This story was updated on March 6, 2019 to include information about the campus healing circles held after the video went viral. A viral video originating...

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Social media is seriously ruining our relationships

by Cristian Alvarez, Staff Writer // January 30, 2019

As social media grows, it is also beginning to change life as we know it. People are becoming increasingly active on media platforms like Instagram,...

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Twitter was right to permanently ban Alex Jones

by Chance Page, Staff Writer // September 19, 2018

Not too long ago, Infowars founder, talk show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was permanently banned from Twitter. This is the latest in a...

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Letter: Politicians, like anyone else, should be treated with respect

April 18, 2018

I am not writing this to support any political candidate. I am writing this to make a point about something that needs to change in our country. After...

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Rashaad Penny is all smiles during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

Penny misses final Heisman cut

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // December 4, 2017

The Heisman Trophy Trust announced the three finalists for the 2017 Heisman Trophy award on Monday afternoon, leaving senior San Diego State running back...

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Junior guard Jeremy Hemsley prepares to drive to the basket during a game in the 2016-17 season.

Twitter techniques of a student athlete

by Mary York, Digital Sports Editor // November 1, 2017

For San Diego State men’s basketball junior guard Jeremy Hemsley, Twitter is more than just a way to pass the time. With 10.5 thousand followers and...

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Estudiando la población de Twitter

Estudiando la población de Twitter

by Monserrat Torres, Escritora // December 14, 2016

En la actualidad muchas cosas se pueden facilitar con la ayuda de las redes sociales, así fue el caso de Su Han, investigadora posdoctoral, quien descubrió...

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

by Lehi Naseem, Contributor // February 10, 2016 Poof. That image of your best friend rolling her eyes in her Comm 103 lecture has disappeared. You laughed instead...

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Researchers track flu through Twitter

Researchers track flu through Twitter

by Emely Navarro, Staff Writer // December 10, 2014

San Diego State geography professor Ming-Hsiang Tsou and fellow SDSU researchers have begun using Twitter as a surveillance tool to track seasonal influenza. For...

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