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Tie votes abstain in vote to overhaul AS

by Sandy Coronilla

May 12, 2011

Filed under News

During the second to last meeting of the school year, the Associated Students Council of San Diego State voted to approve a controversial government restructuring concept meant to downsize student representation and decentralize...

The makings of Zingg

by Hutton Marshall

May 8, 2011

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Last Thursday, President of Chico State Paul Zingg marked the final campus visit of the candidates for San Diego State’s next presidency. Zingg is the only candidate with experience in the California State University sy...

Student group raising funds for Japan

by Bill Crotty

May 8, 2011

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A new San Diego State student group called the Aztec American Red Cross is raising money for Japan during the next few days. The fundraising comes only a few days after yet another disaster struck the region. Last Thursday, Japan was hi...

Modern space renovation updates

by Bill Crotty

May 7, 2011

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The renovation of the Aztec Center is set to begin this summer. The Bowling and Games Center was closed on April 29, and the Aztec Center Starbucks may relocate to a kiosk in East Commons. The food court and market will be closed...

Meet the SDSU presidential candidates

by Hutton Marshall

May 5, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

During the course of this week, each of the three candidates to replace San Diego State President Stephen L. Weber made their rounds on campus. Taking part in numerous meetings, interviews and forums, each had or will soon have their int...

Developments build on green trend

by Amy Devito

May 5, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

Sustainable construction is a contemporary movement actively engaging this generation with an eco-friendly lifestyle. Housing developments are coalescing with environmentally conscious companies to cultivate new ways people can decrease their...

New SDSU Bookstore products ‘Sweat-Free’

by Danny Penera

May 5, 2011

Filed under News

A group of students at San Diego State is ensuring that ethically made clothes will be on sale at the SDSU Bookstore this fall. “Bring ‘Sweat-Free’ Clothes to the SDSU Bookstore” is a movement by students who have encouraged the SDSU Bookstore to sel...

Assault statistics high; awareness low

by Ana Ceballos

May 4, 2011

Filed under News

With the alarming statistics that one in four women will be sexually assaulted while attending college and less than 5 percent of rapes are reported, according to The Campus Sexual Assault Study, services and programs on campus dealing with sexual...

Summer School Options Fading

by Holly Pablo

May 3, 2011

Filed under News

Community college is an economical route for undergraduates because of its cost-efficiency when compared to university tuition fees. Come summer registration however, students will find access to these institutions more limited than ever. As part of Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget to curtail Cali...

Renaming generosity

by Bill Crotty

May 3, 2011

Filed under News

The San Diego State Athletics building was officially renamed the Fowler Athletics Center by the university last Saturday after a recent donation by a couple who has been supporting the university for decades. Earlier this semester, $5 millio...

Osama gunned down by U.S. soldiers

by Sarah Kovash

May 2, 2011

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Now that U.S. officials have confirmed the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, they have released more details about the operation. Officials said, with help from the Pakistani government, bin Laden was found st...

Osama Bin Laden is dead

by Sarah Kovash

May 2, 2011

Filed under News

It has been confirmed by U.S. officials and the president that terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden is dead. He was reportedly killed last week in Pakistan. His body is in the U.S.’s possession and officials say he was killed...