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A.S. BRIEF: 2-2-09

by Staff

February 1, 2009

Filed under News

Associated Students electionsFive executive positions and many representative positions will soon be open to a student election.Executive and representative applications became available on Jan. 26 with a submission deadline of...

Finals stress? Take a break!

by Staff

December 13, 2008

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The third Midnight Study Break at San Diego State will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight in Montezuma Hall. SDSU staff will be serving free breakfast for the first 500 students who arrive.SDSU Student Affairs, Aztec Parents, Inter...

A.S. BRIEF: 12-15-08

by Staff

December 13, 2008

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Petition for Louie's talliedThe petitions' signatures to save Louie's Suds & Sun Pub have been counted and officially accepted by Associated Students. As of now, 1,261 signatures have been verified, A.S. President James Poet said...

NATIONAL NEWS: 12-10-08

by Staff

December 9, 2008

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Illinois governor charged with corruptionDemocratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich of Illinois was arrested and indicted on federal corruption charges, yesterday, partly in connection with his upcoming appointment of a replacement for Pres...

WORLD NEWS: Breaking updates

by Staff

December 5, 2008

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Hurricane Gustav tears through CubaNo deaths have been reported in Cuba after the enormous Hurricane Gustav ripped through the Isla de la Juventud and Cuba's mainland causing the evacuation of approximately 250,000 people. A Categor...

Department lecturers face cuts

by Staff

November 30, 2008

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After seeing class sizes grow because of budget cuts, now lecturers face losing their job.Tutors for the Writing Tutorial Program may have a harder time teaching freshmen students about synonyms next semester. Though the term "l...

A.S. executive elections near

by Staff

November 30, 2008

Filed under News

Associated Students council meetings take place once a week. Executive members run the meetings and organize student government. So you want to be an Associated Students executive?An executive has a very long to-do list, one ...

SDSU clean-up crew

by Staff

November 24, 2008

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Peter Kluch/ Staff PhotographerBecause our moms don't come to college with us, San Diego State students and volunteers made sure they cleaned up after themselves last Saturday.SDSU's Good Neighbor Program's Clean Team set out to cl...

Chuck Long out as head coach

by Staff

November 22, 2008

Filed under News, Sports

Not even a 42-21 victory on Senior Night could save Chuck Long's job.Despite an impressive win against a UNLV team fighting for bowl eligibility Saturday night, the San Diego State football team's head coach was fired yesterda...

NATIONAL NEWS: 11-13-08

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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Bailout plan shifts focusA major shift in the $700 billion financial bailout program was announced early Wednesday when the nation's top financial politicians said money will now be allocated to making more loans accessible ins...

Alcohol abuse targeted

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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According to a recent presentation on campus, 30 percent of all college freshmen deaths in 2007 were related to alcohol, with 1,700 college students dead as a result of alcohol-related incidents.Alcoholism is a problem most p...

Charges filed by union against CSU

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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Jason Payne / Staff PhotographerA union representing more than 6,000 academic student employees has filed charges against the California State University system after five months of failed negotiations.The Union of Academic St...