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  • Freshman wins dorm room makeover

    Freshman wins dorm room makeover

    Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer

    August 31, 2015

    Crashing classes, navigating around campus in 100-degree weather and getting back into the swing of hours of homework every night can make the first week of college stressful for anyone. Another headache for students who live on campus: Settling into the often-drab dorm rooms. Last Friday, one San Diego State student’s life got a little less stressful with the help of TCL, America’s fastest... READ MORE »»

    Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer

  • SDSU ramping up sustainability efforts

    SDSU ramping up sustainability efforts

    Ashley Quintero, Staff Writer

    August 31, 2015

    A national climate sustainability initiative has San Diego State increasing efforts to lower its carbon footprint. The American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment is a simultaneous effort involving campuses across the nation that aim to bring their greenhouse gas emissions to zero. The program focuses on four main components: energy, transportation, water and waste. Assistant D... READ MORE »»

    Courtesy of Glen Bradenburg

  • SDSU men’s soccer opens with 3-1 win over Grand Canyon

    SDSU men’s soccer opens with 3-1 win over Grand Canyon

    Jocelyn Moran, Contributor

    August 30, 2015

    As the full moon rose on Saturday night, the shouting from the bleachers and field became louder on the San Diego State Sports Deck. The SDSU men’s soccer team entered the field against Grand Canyon University with the goal of gaining momentum. “We felt we needed to win,” junior defender Matt Callahan said. “We needed to push the tempo. It’s our home field. We needed to protect this fie... READ MORE »»

    Chadd Cady, Senior Staff Photographer

  • Aztec alumnus thrives in rock ‘n’ roll industry

    Aztec alumnus thrives in rock ‘n’ roll industry

    Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer

    August 28, 2015

    Not many bands leave lasting musical impressions, but the Nervous Wreckords are among the few that do. With its lead singer’s one-of-a-kind voice, tongue-in-cheek lyrics and an undeniable musical talent, San Diego’s Nervous Wreckords are hard to forget. Brian Karscig, the Nervous Wreckords’ lead singer and guitarist, is a songwriter, musician and producer who's been at the forefront of San... READ MORE »»

    Courtesy of Nervous Wreckords

  • SDSU increases parking permit prices by $30

    SDSU increases parking permit prices by $30

    Colleen Larson, Senior Staff Writer

    August 28, 2015

    The price of a student parking permit at San Diego State was raised to $162 this semester. That’s up $30 from spring 2015. SDSU’s parking services sent a campus-wide email in June to tell students the prices for parking permits were going to be raised this semester. Reasons for the rate increase include road maintenance, resurfacing and upgrades to comply with American Disability Act regulat... READ MORE »»

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SDSU ramping up sustainability efforts

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SDSU ramping up sustainability efforts

Ashley Quintero, Staff Writer

A national climate sustainability initiative has San Diego State increasing efforts to lower its carbon footprint. The American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment is a simultaneous effort involving cam...  Read More »

August 31, 2015 • 0 comments

SDSU increases parking permit prices by $30

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SDSU increases parking permit prices by $30

Colleen Larson, Senior Staff Writer

The price of a student parking permit at San Diego State was raised to $162 this semester. That’s up $30 from spring 2015. SDSU’s parking services sent a campus-wide email in June to tell students the prices for pa...  Read More »

August 28, 2015 • 0 comments

SDSU crime and incident report: Fire in EBA building, gas smell at Tony Gwynn Stadium

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SDSU crime and incident report: Fire in EBA building, gas smell at Tony Gwynn Stadium

Emely Navarro, Senior Staff Writer

Fire in EBA A small fire in the Education and Business Administration building Wednesday morning forced students and faculty to evacuate. “The alarm was due to a mishap with an appliance, causing it to catch fire,” San ...  Read More »

August 27, 2015 • 0 comments

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SDSU men’s soccer opens with 3-1 win over Grand Canyon

Chadd Cady, Senior Staff Photographer

SDSU men’s soccer opens with 3-1 win over Grand Canyon

Jocelyn Moran, Contributor

As the full moon rose on Saturday night, the shouting from the bleachers and field became louder on the San Diego State Sports Deck. The SDSU men’s soccer team entered the field against Grand Canyon University with t...  Read More »

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Do more for depressed college students

Design by Kaylee Andrews and Hannah Lingle-Veale

Do more for depressed college students

Anthony Bearteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor

Shortly after Robin Williams’ suicide, clinical psychologist Michael Friedman offered sobering commentary about the illness that perhaps triggered the tragedy. In an article for CNN, Friedman wrote, “Depression does not d...  Read More »

August 26, 2015 • 2 comments

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Freshman wins dorm room makeover

Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer

Freshman wins dorm room makeover

Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer

Crashing classes, navigating around campus in 100-degree weather and getting back into the swing of hours of homework every night can make the first week of college stressful for anyone. Another headache for students who...  Read More »

August 31, 2015 • 0 comments

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[VIDEO] SAE first annual ‘BB’ cup honors former president

[VIDEO] SAE first annual ‘BB’ cup honors former president

Colleen Larson, Staff Writer

The first annual 'BB' cup was held in the backyard of Sigma Alpha Epsilon on April 30, in honor of Barzeen Barzanji. Barzanji was the former president of SAE who died in 2...  Read More »

May 5, 2015 • 0 comments

Sexual Assault Climate Survey

[VIDEO] Sexual Assault Climate Survey

April 30, 2015

Fashion Correspondent

[VIDEO] Aztec Fashion – The Chambray Shirt

April 27, 2015

The Daily Aztec Professor Profile, Dr. Clarissa Clo

SDSU Professor Showcase

April 20, 2015

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