San Diego State University

SDSU, VIEJAS ARENA SELECTED TO HOST 2026 NCAA TOURNEY GAMES

San Diego State is also hosting the first and second rounds in 2022

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October 14, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State has been selected to host the first and second rounds of the 2026 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee announced today. This will be the sixth time SDSU and Viejas Arena have been picked to serve as a host for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.


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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR CIRCULATE SAN DIEGO'S 2020 MOMENTUM AWARDS

 

By Colin Parent, Circulate San Diego

September 14, 2020 (San Diego) – Circulate San Diego announced today the 2020 nominees for their annual Momentum Awards. The nominees are listed below.

Circulate San Diego’s Momentum Awards recognize the people and projects in the San Diego region that are creating excellent mobility choices and vibrant, healthy neighborhoods. This year’s awards also include a special category for COVID-19 Innovation, to highlight the efforts made to transform streets and policies during the ongoing pandemic.

The 2020 Momentum Awards will be online-only on October 1st, at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is free, but registration is required to receive information for how to participate in the event. Registration and event details are online at http://www.circulatesd.org/gala2020.


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SAN DIEGO STATE ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2020 FALL SPORTS SEASONS

Aztec football to drop to 10-game schedule; most other fall sports will only play conference opponents

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August 5, 2020 (San Diego) - Earlier today, the Mountain West Board of Directors agreed on an adjusted 2020 fall sports structure for football, women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country. This decision was designed to allow additional time to monitor ongoing developments related to the status of the COVID-19 virus, continue all necessary preparations for the potential return to competition and retain the opportunity for student-athletes to participate in their respective sports.


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AZTECS MULTI-USE STADIUM PROJECT RECEIVES KEY APPROVAL FROM CSU BOARD OF TRUSTEES

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March 24, 2020 (San Diego) - The California State University Board of Trustees today approved the design and financing plan for San Diego State University’s new multi-use stadium in Mission Valley. The board’s approval enables SDSU to continue preparation for the 35,000-capacity Aztec Stadium, which will be among the first projects to be constructed as part of the SDSU Mission Valley campus.


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CORONAVIRUS CASES IN SPRING VALLEY AND AT SDSU

By Miriam Raftery

March 14, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – An employee at the Covenant Living retirement and continuing care community in Spring Valley has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, Fox 5 reports. So has a student at San Diego State University, according to Patch.com


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SDSU ATHLETICS, ALL MAJOR SPORTS LEAGUES CANCEL SEASONS AND TOURNAMENTS DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

UPDATE AS OF 5:09 PM:  ALL SDSU SPRING SPORTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

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March 12, 2020 (San Diego) - After Utah Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for Coronavirus, the National Basketball Association and several other professional sports leagues have suspended their seasons, the NBA's announcement coming on Wednesday night.  The NBA announced it was suspending games while it determined its next steps.


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SAN DIEGO STATE GOING TO ONLINE CLASSES APRIL 6 IN LATEST CORONAVIRUS MOVE

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego, a member of the San Diego Online News Association

Photo:  Iconic Hepner Hall at San Diego State University. Photo by Chris Jennewein

March 10, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State University will conduct almost all classes online by April 6 in a decision backed Tuesday by the University Senate, the school announced, joining UC San Diego in reacting to the coronavirus risk.


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SDSU FRESHMAN DIES AFTER FRATERNITY EVENT; CAMPUS SUSPENDS 14 FRATS

Several campus fraternities were under investigation for alleged misconduct before the frat event that Hernandez attended

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

Photo: Dylan Hernandez, via GoFundMe page

 

November 12, 2019 (San Diego) – A student hospitalized the morning after a fraternity party has died, prompting a police investigation and shutdown of 14 fraternities.

 

Dylan Hernandez, 19, was found by his roommate in his dorm room on Montezuma Road without a pulse and not breathing on the morning of Nov. 7. He had reportedly fallen out of his upper bunk bed earlier during the night and his roommate helped him back into the bed.. He was taken to Alvarado Hospital and pronounced dead on Nov. 8, the Medical Examiner reports. He had attended  a fraternity party the night before. 


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OPENING A PATH TO EMPLOYMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

New Department of Education grants help SDSU address need for qualified vocational rehabilitation counselors.

By Michael Klitzing, SDSU News Center

November 11, 2019 (San Diego) - For people with disabilities, a job often can provide dignity, community and independence in addition to a paycheck.

To that end, faculty in SDSU’s Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling program—ranked No. 4 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report—have received two training grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration that will prepare students to help transition individuals with disabilities into the workforce.


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KUMEYAAY LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT ACCEPTED

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Photo:  SDSU Kumeyaay Land Acknowledgement formally acknowledges Native and Indigenous people and to take specific action in support of the Kumeyaay.

November 6, 2019 (San Diego) - The SDSU Kumeyaay Land Acknowledgement has been formally approved and will be adopted as part of ceremonial introductions at key campus events, as written statements on university web pages, and to encourage initiatives that bolster academic, professional and other support for students, faculty and staff. 


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STRASBURG WORLD SERIES MVP AFTER NATIONALS DEFEAT ASTROS 6-2 IN GAME SEVEN

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October 30, 2019 (Houston) - Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Srtasburg has been named the World Series MVP after the Nats defeated the Houston Astros in game seven of the World Series tonight.


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ELVE'S OT STRIKE GIVES SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER 2-1 VICTORY

Rachelle Elve scored one minute into overtime to defeat Fresno State

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October 25, 2019 (San Diego) -  Freshman Rachelle Elve continued her Mountain West goal scoring streak with a 92nd minute game-winning goal to send the San Diego State Aztec women’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over the Fresno State Bulldogs on Friday night at the SDSU Sports Deck.


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AZTECS READY TO ROCK HUNGER

 

By Olivia Li

October 23, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State University’s annual Aztecs Rock Hunger campaign is underway and runs through Nov. 10. This year, the goal is to raise 619,000 pounds of food for the 6-1-9, a play on San Diego County’s primary area code.


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AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER SWEEPS WEEKEND IN COLORADO SPRINGS

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October 21, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - As they did on Friday night at Air Force, the San Diego State women’s soccer team surrendered the first goal on Sunday against Colorado College and then came back for a 3-2 victory and a two-game sweep of its games in Colorado Springs this weekend.


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SDSU SCHOOL OF THEATRE, TELEVISION, AND FILM PRESENTS A NATIVE PLAY BY BLACKFEET PLAYWRIGHT JASON GRASL: LYING WITH BADGERS

Directed by Randy Reinholz (Choctaw) in SDSU’s Experimental Theatre; production is a collaboration with LA theatre company, Native Voices at the Autry

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October 20, 2019 (San Diego) -- The SDSU School of Theatre, Television, and Film presents Lying with Badgers, a timeless story of hope, loss, identity, and wonder, from Friday, Nov. 1 to Sunday, Nov. 10 in SDSU’s Experimental Theatre.  


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AZTECS WOMEN’S TENNIS DOUBLES PAIR FALLS AT ITA SOUTHWEST REGIONALS

Nadozie and Melosch competed against the tournament's third seed

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 October 19, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis duo junior Nnena Nadozie and sophomore Alicia Melosch competed in the quarterfinals of the ITA Southwest Regionals Saturday. The tandem fought tooth and nail in their match, ultimately falling 8-5.


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SDSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN FIVE SETS AT AIR FORCE

Aztecs outside hitter Hannah Turnlund surpasses 1,000 kills for her career

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October 19, 2019 (Colorado Springs) - The visiting San Diego State volleyball team dropped its fourth straight match on Saturday as Air Force rallied for a five-set victory (13-25, 25-15, 25-16, 22-25, 11-15) in a Mountain West clash at Cadet East Gym.


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AZTEC CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES AT BRONCO INVITATIONAL

Marissa D'Atri leads SDSU for first time this season

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October 19, 2019 (Sunnyvale, Calif.) - Four runners set collegiate-best times to lead the San Diego State cross country team Saturday morning at the Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Marissa D’Atri, Carlene Masar, Alex Lomeli and Naomi Smitham all set collegiate bests over the 6,000-meter course at Baylands Regional Park.


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AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER COMPLETES COMEBACK IN 5-4 VICTORY

SDSU came back from a two goal deficit in the first half to earn a win at Air Force

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October 19, 2019 (Colorado Springs) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team trailed by two goals 29 minutes into its game at Air Force, but led by freshman striker Rachelle Elve, who scored twice and assisted on another goal, the team stormed back to earn a 5-4 decision at Cadet Soccer Stadium on Friday night.


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SDSU MEN'S TENNIS CONTINUES PLAY AT ITA SOUTHWEST REGIONALS

Aztecs eliminated from main draw doubles and singles

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October 18, 2019 (Malibu) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team continued action at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships on Friday with five singles matches and one doubles encounter on the courts of Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.

 


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AZTECS MEN'S SOCCER FALLS IN TALE OF TWO HALVES

Marshall pulls away in second half with four unanswered goals

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October 18, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team played straight up against the No. 21 team in the country, the Marshall Thundering Herd, for the first 45 minutes, but a second half goal scoring onslaught sent the Aztecs to a 5-1 defeat on Friday night at the SDSU Sports Deck.


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SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS FINISHES DAY TWO OF ITA SOUTHWEST REGIONALS

One Aztec duo earned a spot in Saturday's doubles draw semifinals

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October 18, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis continued competition at the ITA Southwest Regionals Friday. The day saw one Aztec duo move onto the doubles draw quarterfinals while the final Aztec in the singles elimination draw fell in the quarterfinals.


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AZTECS SWIMMING AND DIVING DOMINATES IN HOME OPENER

SDSU secured nine first place finishes against the Broncos, Waves

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October 18, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State's swimming and diving team opened home competition at Aztec Aquaplex with wins over Boise State and Pepperdine Friday, collecting nine event titles throughout the double-dual meet. SDSU topped Boise State 150-134 while besting Pepperdine 207-80.


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SDSU MEN'S TENNIS COMPLETES DAY ONE AT ITA SOUTHWEST REGIONALS

Aztecs advance one doubles team, one singles competitor in main draw

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October 17, 2019 (Malibu) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team completed the first day of action at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships, with the doubles tandem of juniors Ignacio Martinez and Aaro Pollanen advancing to the main draw round of 16, while fellow classmate Jan Kirchhoff remains alive in the main singles draw at Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center on the campus of Pepperdine University. 


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AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS CONCLUDES DAY ONE OF ITA SOUTHWEST REGIONALS

SDSU brought home five singles wins

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October 17, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis finished their first of five days of competition at the ITA Southwest Regionals Thursday. The Aztecs saw a total of five singles wins on the day.


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AZTEC MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM, HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS TO ATTEND WALK TO DEFEAT ALS OCT. 20TH

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October 17, 2019 (San Diego) – The ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter will present the 2019 Walk to Defeat ALS, a fundraising walk on Sunday, Oct. 20 at De Anza Cove, 3000 North Mission Bay Dr., San Diego. The three-mile walk along San Diego’s Mission Bay is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by opening ceremonies at 8:30 a.m.


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RECORD-SETTING WEEK PROPELS SDSU MEN'S GOLF TO TWO TITLES AT BILL CULLUM INVITE

Aztecs take home team crown, boast individual winner

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October 15, 2019 (Simi Valley) - Bolstered by Puwit Anupansuebsai’s (Nakhon Phanom, Thailand) medal-winning performance and three additional top-20 individual placements, the San Diego State men’s golf team stormed its way to the team title at the Bill Cullum Invitational Tuesday with a tournament-record total of 40-under-par 824 at Wood Ranch Golf Club.


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SDSU VOLLEYBALL STUMBLES AT FRESNO STATE

Hannah Turnlund leads Aztecs with 19 kills

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October 15, 2019 (Fresno) - Despite a match-high 19 kills from Hannah Turnlund, the San Diego State volleyball team experienced its third straight defeat Monday after dropping a 3-0 decision to Fresno State (24-26, 22-25, 19-25) in a Mountain West clash at Save Mart Center.


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STRONG SHOWING FOR SDSU MEN'S GOLF ON DAY ONE AT BILL CULLUM INVITE

Aztecs take over first place in team standings, boast individual leader

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October 14, 2019 (Simi Valley) - San Diego State’s Puwit Anupansuebsai (Nakhon Phanom, Thailand) fired a combined 15-under-par 129 on Monday to lead the Aztec men’s golf team during the first two rounds of the Bill Cullum Invitational at Wood Ranch Golf Club.


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SDSU MEN'S TENNIS CONCLUDES WEEKEND AT UCSB FALL CLASSIC

Aztec senior David Hough victorious in both doubles and singles

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October 13, 2019 (Santa Barbara) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team wrapped up a largely successful weekend at the UCSB Fall Classic on Sunday, posting two wins in doubles competition to go with a singles victory.


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