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Georgia baby shot in stroller by two teenage boys

by Ana Ceballos

March 24, 2013

Filed under News

A 13-month-old child was shot between the eyes while in a stroller last Thursday in front of his mother. The incident occurred in broad daylight when two teenage boys stopped Sherry West, the mother, demanding for money. When...

Companies fight DOMA

by Ana Ceballos

February 28, 2013

Filed under News

More than 200 major corporations, including Starbucks Corp., Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Amazon Inc. urged the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday to strike down a federal law restricting the definition of marriage. According to Reuters, the companies want to urge the Supreme Court to squas...

Big, beautiful green eyes

by Ana Ceballos

February 14, 2013

Filed under The Back Page

I consider myself a lucky gal. I found the one for me at age 21. I found happiness just by staring into his big, beautiful green eyes and touching his soft, black hair. Our first encounter was so magical, I literally couldn’t...

CSU goes to church

by Ana Ceballos

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Black high school students attending certain Californian churches on Sundays can expect a different sermon: encouragement to attend California State universities. CSU officials have been seeking new, prospective black students...

Escort service opinions differ

by Ana Ceballos

February 12, 2013

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

To prevent instances of violence from arising, the San Diego State Police Department has employed community officers to accompany students to their on-campus destinations from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. seven days a week. According to the SDSUPD, in the last year there were 548...

Balboa goes to court

by Ana Ceballos

February 3, 2013

Filed under News

A $45 million plan to reduce car traffic from the center of Balboa Park was called into question and set aside because the plan could violate San Diego’s municipal code. The project was proposed by Qualcomm cofounder Irwin...

World Beat

by Ana Ceballos

January 22, 2013

Filed under News

Israel election turnout More than 10,000 polling stations opened on Tuesday as Israelis participated in a general election. According to BBC News, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to return to office. This ...

Local area concerns residents

by Ana Ceballos

January 22, 2013

Filed under News

As San Diego State students began the first day of school last Thursday, a San Diego police officer fatally shot a wanted parolee during a warrant search just six blocks away from campus. The Villa Del Sol apartments are located...