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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...

IRA fee studied

by Staff

October 29, 2008

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David J. Olender / Photo EditorAbout 10 students attended yesterday's student forum for the Instructionally-Related Activities fee, which was held at 10 a.m. in Aztec Center. Ignacio Prado, Associated Students representative fo...

Optometry to return

by Staff

October 29, 2008

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Liquid LibraryStudent Health Services closed its optometry office last spring because of inefficiencies, but will reopen an improved service next spring to replace it.Up until last May, according to SHS, San Diego State had an opt...

NATIONAL NEWS: 10-30-08

by Staff

October 29, 2008

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Plan to guarantee brink mortgages gains tractionMillions of homeowners facing possible foreclosures are close to receiving help from the federal government. Talks between Treasury officials and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. s...

Poet apologizes to Council

by Staff

October 22, 2008

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Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo Editor"I've let you down," Associated Students President James Poet said yesterday during a statement to the A.S. Council and in front of about 50 people at the weekly A.S. meeting.Poet, who was...

Hailed designer to visit SDSU

by Staff

October 22, 2008

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Courtesy of Jerry KuyperIf you have never heard of Jerry Kuyper, take a look at the logos for Touchstone Pictures, the World Wildlife Fund, ExxonMobil or the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He designed them.Kuyper will be coming to Sa...

Tragic ending for stab victim

by Staff

October 6, 2008

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Courtesy of Fred SantosA violent fight early Saturday morning near Peterson Gymnasium resulted in the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Mesa College student, Luis Felipe Watson dos Santos.His mother and father, who live in Concor...

‘Bystander effect’ addressed

by Staff

October 6, 2008

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Ninety percent of sexual assaults in the San Diego State area are not committed by a masked stranger in a dark alley, but by someone already acquainted with the victim. This was one of several major points hammered out last Tu...