The Daily Aztec

CALENDAR: 4-19-11

by Staff

April 18, 2011

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TUESDAY Consuul Enviro-Fashion Show Location: Aztec Center Time: noon – 1 p.m. See the fashion show featuring environmentally conscious clothes. Recycled Art Exhibit Location: Aztec Center Time: noon – 1 p.m. En...

CRIME BEAT: 4-18-11

by Hutton Marshall

April 18, 2011

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Campus police have seen a sharp rise in stolen cars recently, which came unexpectedly after a period of low auto theft. Over the last 18 months, the San Diego State Police Department reduced auto theft by 75 percent. Police...

Tsunami relief effort continues at SDSU

by Cristal Mejia Arrechea

April 18, 2011

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Soon after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan last month, California State University Chancellor Dr. Charles B. Reed declared an evacuation order for students studying abroad. Since then, the sixteen San Diego State s...

Statewide protest reaches steps of SDSU

by Beth Elderkin

April 13, 2011

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San Diego State professors, faculty members and students assembled yesterday in front of the Free Speech Steps as part of the state-wide California Faculty Association’s “Take Class Action” demand for the quality of higher education. Th...

Former president urges partnership

by Diana Crofts-Pelayo

April 13, 2011

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Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, visited University of San Diego last Thursday as the keynote speaker for the 15th annual Sister Sally Furay Lecture at the Joan B. Kroc Theater. Fox was elected president in 2000 wi...

New policy in effect limits student excuses

by Cristal Mejia Arrechea

April 13, 2011

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A new medical excuse policy was implemented by San Diego State Student Health Services last Monday. The new policy states that any short-term absence (five days or less) as a result of illness or injury will no longer qualify...

SDSUPD stage mock robbery

by Bill Crotty

April 13, 2011

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Students and professors could hear gunfire, screaming and other commotion yesterday, but unlike a situation in 1996, there was no cause for concern. The San Diego State Police Department conducted a training exercise for the...

Theft in library rises; police plan changes

by Hutton Marshall

April 11, 2011

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Police are compiling new ways to deal with theft in the library after the problem has recently increased. Before spring break, several public notices were posted warning about the recent thefts, including signs and announcem...

Coaching organization impacts lives of kids

by Jake Keeney

April 11, 2011

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A new nonprofit organization called Coaching Corps has arrived at San Diego State to help local disadvantaged youth. It is an organization that works with after-school programs in low-income neighborhoods. Coaching Corps finds ...

Crime beat

by Staff

April 7, 2011

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“Buk Fidy” charged for felony vandalism Former Associated Students presidential candidate Kris “Buk Fidy” Korsgaden was arrested and transported to county jail last week as a result of the damage caused by stickers used...

SHS hosts health expo

by Ruthie Kelly

April 7, 2011

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Health-conscious students can celebrate National Public Health Week by exploring local wellness options on campus during today’s Health Expo: The Road to Wellness. On Centennial Walkway, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., students can...

SDSU chef wins gold medal for meal

by Lauren Bercha

April 7, 2011

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Students may be surprised to learn that a gold medalist chef is in charge of the food on campus. Recently, San Diego State Chef Production Manager, Kris Saradpon won the gold medal at the National Association of College and ...