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Opinion: As we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will see a period of economic growth

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer April 8, 2020

First, the bad news. In addition to the likely hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of deaths America is prone to sustain as we weather the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also experiencing a massive...

Tips for working at home and being productive while under quarantine

This is an example of an organized and creative workspace you can do at your own residence.
by Roxana Becerril, Engagement Editor April 8, 2020

Loud neighbors, slow wifi and a pet that’s too cute to ignore are just a few of the obstacles that might stand between you and the work that has to be done at home now. Unlike in-person classes, which...

SDSU study abroad students reflect on COVID-19, canceled programs

The Florence Cathedral in Florence, Italy, a country that has been hit with the third most coronavirus cases worldwide.
by Ashley Na, Staff Writer April 7, 2020

On Feb. 25, San Diego State junior and sociology major Victoria Starek was in her apartment with the television on in her roommate’s room when she heard about the first cases of coronavirus in Switzerland...

How the CSU is navigating the coronavirus pandemic: Your questions answered

Timothy P. White, Chancellor of the California State University system, prepares to testify on the failure to fully disclose a $1.5 billion surplus in a joint hearing of the Joint Legislative Audit, Senate Education, Assembly Higher Education and Assembly subcommittee on Education Finance committees on August 12, 2019. Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters.
by Cal State Student Wire April 7, 2020

You’ve got questions about how your CSU education will be disrupted during the coronavirus pandemic. Chancellor Tim White has answers. In a wide-ranging discussion with CalMatters’ College Journalism...

Opinion: Strong global governance is key to addressing COVID-19

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer April 6, 2020

One of the favorite practices of the increasingly jingoistic modern American right is describing things they don’t like as globalism. The term's use generally rings hollow of harsh anti-semitic undertones...

Ways to stay sane while under quarantine

Ways to stay sane while under quarantine
by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer April 4, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has been dominating our newsfeeds and conversations for weeks now. The sudden outbreak has prompted sudden actions within schools, events and gatherings. With all this change and frantic...

Student who lived on campus tests positive for coronavirus, virtual resources expanding

Student who lived on campus tests positive for coronavirus, virtual resources expanding
by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer March 31, 2020

San Diego State has announced a new SDSU community case of coronavirus, along with an expansion of its social distancing period and access to virtual student resources due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...

Public Health program hosts webinar informing students about coronavirus pandemic

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by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer March 30, 2020

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health hosted a webinar on March 26 to discuss what college students need to know about the COVID-19 pandemic.  The webinar featured Dr. Nicholas Yphantides...

NCAA officially grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility, winter sports excluded

NCAA officially grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility, winter sports excluded
by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer March 30, 2020

After a vote by the Division I council, the NCAA announced Monday that spring athletes will qualify for an additional year of eligibility. However, individual schools will determine how much aid will...

SDSU employee tests positive for COVID-19, all events canceled for rest of semester

SDSU employee tests positive for COVID-19, all events canceled for rest of semester
by Kaitlyn Little, News Editor March 24, 2020

A San Diego State employee has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a university-wide email sent out March 24.  The email said the employee is currently at home and recovering while teleworking....

Opinion: Health should be our main concern, not productivity

Just a few days before SDSU shut down most campus operations, students practiced social distancing at the Starbucks in the student union. The location had about half the tables it normally would in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer March 24, 2020

Before the entire planet was concerned about a widespread viral pandemic, I could show up to class with a stuffy nose, headache and cough and be fine. In fact, it was expected of me. Or at least it felt...

Aztec softball ‘heartbroken’ after NCAA cancels season

Junior pitcher Maggie Balint gets ready to throw her next pitcher during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to BYU on Feb. 13 at SDSU Softball Stadium.
by Amber Salas, Staff Writer March 24, 2020

It’s been almost two weeks since the Mountain West Board of Directors made the decision to cancel all remaining spring sports competitions due to concerns regarding COVID-19. The board released a...

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