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  • Love Library not up to code for earthquakes

    Love Library not up to code for earthquakes

    Andrea Lopez-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor

    March 22, 2017

    Malcolm M. Love Library at San Diego State is overdue for seismic retrofitting, renovations that would make the building more resilient to seismic activity from earthquakes, but it will not be renovated any time soon due to a lack of state funding. Although the library does not sit directly on a fault, the nearest one — the Rose Canyon fault —  is capable of producing a magnitude 7 earthqua...

    Kelly Smiley, Photo Editor

  • Tony Hawk gives advice to student

    Tony Hawk gives advice to student

    Danny Dyer, Staff Writer

    March 22, 2017

    Skateboarding has evolved into a global captivation ever since its rocky birth as an action sport. There was the fabled Z-Boys skate team of Dogtown, a gang of surf rebels who carved emptied swimming pools with four-wheeled planks of wood. There was the street-skating craze of the ‘90s, ultimately creating such skateboard celebrities as Ryan Sheckler and Rob Dyrdek. But above all, there was ...

    Danny Dyer

  • Transform SDSU sweeps Associated Students election

    Transform SDSU sweeps Associated Students election

    Jocelyn Moran, Senior Staff Writer

    March 17, 2017

    The Transform SDSU slate swept the Associated Students election on March 16, earning all five 2017 executive board positions. The 2017-2018 A.S. executives include President-Elect business marketing junior Chimezie Ebiriekwe and Executive Vice President-Elect hospitality and tourism management junior Vanessa Girard. International security and conflict resolution junior Carmel Alon is the vice presi...

    Joe Kendall

  • Violent comment at A.S debate sparks controversy

    Violent comment at A.S debate sparks controversy

    Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer

    March 15, 2017

    An unidentified person was heard making a violent comment in a recording of the Associated Students presidential debate on Wednesday, March 8, sparking controversy. The comment, “bomb them,” came after A.S. presidential candidate Ben Delbick was asked about his position on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, which aims to punish Israel financially for what some see as the state’s m...

    Elissa Tauscher

  • Journalist rides along with SDSUPD

    Journalist rides along with SDSUPD

    Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer

    March 13, 2017

    It’s an afternoon in late February, and I’m sitting shotgun in a Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser on a ride-along with the San Diego State police department. “You cannot send me to prison!” a man shouts from the backseat of the cruiser. “I did not say I was sending you to prison,” San Diego State police officer Jason Sieckman says. “I said, you realize that you’re going ...

Binational conference focuses on US-Mexico border

Martin Soberanis

Binational conference focuses on US-Mexico border

Jasmine Bermudez, Senior Staff Writer

San Diego State’s School of Social Work, Escuela de Trabajo Social de Tijuana and Universidad de la Frontera Tijuana collaborated to hold the first student-led binational social work conference. The day-long conference, titled “Socio-pol...

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CSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition

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CSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition

Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer

The California State University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday, March 22 to increase tuition for the first time in six years. Tuition for resident undergraduate students taking a full course load will increase by $270 to ...

March 23No Comments

Speakers give students legal advice

Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer

Speakers give students legal advice

Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer

About two dozen students and faculty gathered in a Storm Hall auditorium on March 16 for a forum which aimed to educate immigrants and international students about their rights in the Trump administration era. American ...

March 22No Comments

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Trump budget proposal an assault on arts and culture

Trump budget proposal an assault on arts and culture

Sydney Sweeney, Senior Staff Columnist

Donald Trump thinks arts and culture are trivial. At least that is what he is communicating to Americans. Last week his administration released a partial outline of the 2018 federal budget that threatens four independent...

March 22No Comments

  • Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ puts taboos to the test March 22
  • Universities should be prepared to step up if Planned Parenthood’s funding is cut March 22
  • A.S. resolution combats anti-Semitism, not free speech March 16
  • A.S. election season is a popularity contest March 15

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Aztec basketball bucked out of the MW tournament by the Rams, 71-63

Kelly Smiley, Photo Editor

Junior guard Trey Kell grimaces in pain after a hard foul.

Aztec basketball bucked out of the MW tournament by the Rams, 71-63

Anthony Reclusado, Sports Editor

LAS VEGAS-The storyline has haunted them all season. Even when it appeared they turned the page to a new chapter, it had a way to blow the pages back to that haunting chapter, like most horror movies do just when all seems...

March 11No Comments

  • Aztec basketball drops Boise State, 87-68, advances to MW semifinal March 10
  • SDSU crushes Houston in Las Vegas Bowl, 34-10 December 17
  • Aztecs ride hot start to easy 73-41 win over Alabama State December 13
  • Aztecs’ nonconference woes continue with 74-63 loss to Arizona State December 10

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Portugal. The Man ignites audience

Danny Dyer

Portugal. The Man ignites audience

A line of impatient music fans slithered down the sidewalk of the North Park Observatory Thursday, March 16. And impatience was understandable, as Portugal. The Man stopped by on its North American headline tour for a n...

March 22No Comments

  • Tony Hawk gives advice to student March 22
  • ‘Every Which Way’ explores culture March 22
  • Film honors gender fluidity March 13
  • Belgium, a small and diverse nation March 13

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Apoyo académico para estudiantes

Apoyo académico para estudiantes

Monserrat Torres, Escritora

El Programa de Oportunidades Educativas (EOP) es uno de los programas más complejos de la San Diego State University. “En EOP proveemos acceso y programas de retención a ...

March 22

Profesores responden a las nuevas leyes de inmigración

Profesores responden a las nuevas leyes de inmigración

Amanda Rivera, Escritora

A principios de este año, presidente Donald Trump firmó un decreto que prohíbe temporalmente la entrada a personas de siete países musulmanes a los Estados Unidos. Miles ...

March 22

Obstáculos de obtener estatus legal

Obstáculos de obtener estatus legal

March 22

Galería de arte celebra las mujeres

Galería de arte celebra las mujeres

March 13

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