The Daily Aztec

Program provides mentors

by Bill Crotty

February 27, 2011

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There’s something going on at San Diego State and “if you don’t know about it, you should,” Jon Tucker, a 2009 graduate of San Diego State said. Applications for the Lavin Entrepreneur Program will be accepted starting...

Calendar: 2-28-11

by Staff

February 27, 2011

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MONDAY, Feb. 28 San Diego Museum Month Location: Various Time: Varies This is the last day to pick up tickets to 40 of San Diego’s Museums from Macy’s to receive half-off admission. Henry Janssen Last Lecture Series Location:...

Bedbug reports from residence halls persist

by Danny Penera

February 23, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

Reports of bedbugs in the residence halls have not subsided but San Diego State officials are not surprised. Bedbugs are not an unusual occurrence, according to the Director of Housing Administration Patricia Francisco...

BYU rally

by Sarah Kovash

February 23, 2011

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With Aztec pride booming after all of the success from the men’s basketball team, San Diego State will provide fans with the opportunity to rally downtown. Starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Horton Square, Aztec fans can prepare...

Crime beat 2-24-2011

by Hutton Marshall

February 23, 2011

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Burglary at Sigma Chi At approximately 1:30 a.m.  last Friday, non-student Anthony Johns was arrested for public intoxication after an “attempted burglary” of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Reportedly, Johns attempted to enter...

Football settlement

by Ruthie Kelly

February 20, 2011

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CSU settlement with former San Diego State football coach costs $4.57 million Last month, the California State University system agreed to settle with former San Diego State football coach David Ohton for $2.7 million, according...

Controversy with fluoride

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

February 20, 2011

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The concept of fluoridation and its enveloping controversy has been a part of San Diego’s history for nearly 60 years. The public’s fear of this unusual method of medication has survived through decades of change and acc...

News Brief – 2/20/2011

by Sarah Kovash

February 20, 2011

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Boy confesses to Acejo murder Last week, it was reported by both The San Diego Union-Tribune and KPBS that a 17-year-old boy confessed to the murder of San Diego instructor Henry Acejo. According to reports, the teen worked ...

World news: 2-16-2011

by Sarah Kovash

February 16, 2011

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Giffords communicating In the time since her injury last month, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ condition has improved drastically. According to her chief of staff, Pia Carusone, Giffords is able to communicate with others and ...

Crime beat 2-16-2011

by Hutton Marshall

February 16, 2011

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Battery in the garden At approximately 8:30 a.m. last Friday, near San Diego State’s Mediterranean Garden, a female student was sexually assaulted and grabbed by a passing male. Although the victim turned and began yelling at...

Real life superheroes patrol on campus (VIDEO)

by Holly Pablo

February 15, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

While they may not have the superhero powers featured in movies and comic strips, a local group has been braving the streets equipped with bulletproof vests and mace to “take a stand against violent crime.” Although his “real job” is wo...

Students remember Dr. Henry Acejo

by Ruthie Kelly

February 10, 2011

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Students did not cry at the memorial service honoring the life of Dr. Henry Acejo. This was not because they did not mourn his passing or feel the loss of his presence, but because the memories they drew on and shared in testimonials were fond ones, bringing smiles and laughter. Dr. Acejo, a lecturer in the Departm...