The Daily Aztec

Interns work on tribute to heroes

by Hutton Marshall

September 7, 2011

Filed under News

This weekend, many Americans will remember what took place 10 years ago early one morning in New York City. San Diego’s World Trade Center will join in remembering by hosting “Peace, Prosperity and Diversity Through Trade: A 9/11 Commemorati...

New dean brings fresh ideas

by Hutton Marshall

September 4, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

San Diego State’s newly appointed Dean of Library and Information Access Gale Etschmaier has a vision for the Love Library she hopes will create an improved home of academia for students. “It’s important not just to look at the ...

Crime Beat 09-06-11

by Bill Crotty

September 4, 2011

Filed under News

Civil disobedience On Oct. 12, students who feel as though the recent ban on skateboarding and other forms of wheeled transportation on campus is unjust are planning to respond with civil disobedience. Among the more than 40...

Alumna vies for council seat

by Sandy Coronilla

September 4, 2011

Filed under News

Emerald, Katherine Eaton, San Diego Labor Council With the approval of a new map for city council districts by the San Diego Redistricting Commission late last month, San Diego State finds itself planted squarely in th...

Welcome week brings students together

by Diana Crofts-Pelayo

September 1, 2011

Filed under News

The seventh annual Student Organization Expo showcased 78 student organizations on Tuesday. The event, which ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., was a tabling event designed for students to meet and mingle with members of various San...

Events: Campus Q&A with construction officials

by Bill Crotty

September 1, 2011

Filed under News

Today at noon in Aztec Mesa room 105, several supervisors in charge of construction for the future Aztec Student Union will be available in a forum for students to ask questions about current and future changes. The panel will...

Opportunity brings new students

by Lauren Bercha

August 31, 2011

Filed under News

This year San Diego State welcomes students to the university through the College Avenue Compact. The fall semester is underway with almost 4,000 first-time freshmen and 2,000 transfer students. This year’s incoming freshmen are ano...

Crime Beat 8-31-11

by Bill Crotty

August 31, 2011

Filed under News

At approximately 2 a.m. yesterday morning, two people reported being robbed of their wallets and cell phones at gunpoint and knifepoint while walking on the sidewalk near the Montezuma Road and College Avenue intersection. The...

Commuting without the traffic

by Kevin Smead

August 31, 2011

Filed under News

If a student commutes to campus regularly, chances are he or she has been late for something important on campus at least once. Be it a final, a presentation or a can’t-miss lecture, when running out of time it seems even more imposs...

Presidents speak at convocations

by Bill Crotty

August 29, 2011

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Last Saturday, San Diego State University President Elliot Hirshman, Associated Students President Cody Barbo and other prominent faculty spoke to a crowd estimated at more than 6,000 people at Viejas Arena. According to Barbo, the convo...

Nursing program increases cost

by Bill Crotty

August 29, 2011

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A recent change to course materials in the nursing program at San Diego State has met unhappy resistance from many students affected. The program is one of the most competitive at SDSU and students who are in the five-semester pr...

Study promotes renting books

by Diana Crofts-Pelayo

August 28, 2011

Filed under News

Thousands of San Diego State students face many options when shopping for textbooks, and an important one is whether to buy or rent. A study conducted throughout last year showed 63 percent of students who rented their bo...