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Plans may displace some businesses

by Sandy Coronilla

June 12, 2011

Filed under News

A recently approved housing and retail development plan located immediately south of the SDSU Transit Center could displace some College Area businesses including KB Books, while bringing in businesses such as Trader Joe’s and Chili...

Study advocates new additives in water

by Arturo Garcia Sierra

June 12, 2011

Filed under News

Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to water systems as a way to prevent tooth decay, and is also known as a form of mass medication. People’s fear of this unusual method of medication has endured, and some e...

Employment easier to find while attending school

by Ana Ceballos

June 12, 2011

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As the unemployment rate in California continues to increase, college graduates are facing a rough welcome from the labor force. This month, California is estimated to have a 12 percent unemployment rate. Trends such as this are causing graduated students to move back home with mom and dad. According to a study by Twentysomething Inc., a con...

Hirshman chosen as new president of SDSU

by Bill Crotty

May 12, 2011

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Yesterday morning, the California State University Board of Trustees named Dr. Elliot Hirshman as the new president of San Diego State. Hirshman, the current provost and senior vice president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, was one of three final candidates who all visited campus last w...

Tie votes abstain in vote to overhaul AS

by Sandy Coronilla

May 12, 2011

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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

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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

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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...