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Latin Studies professor keeps the memory of the disappeared alive

by Sandy Coronilla

April 6, 2011

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The men’s voices from above shouted, “We’ll make soap out of you!” Blindfolded and thrown to the backseat floor of a car, then-24-year-old Nora Strejilevich listened to the words of the men whose boots dug into her...

CALENDAR: 4-5-11

by Staff

April 4, 2011

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TUESDAY Kyoto Prize  Symposium Location: Montezuma Hall Time: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Stem cell researcher Dr. Shinya Yamanaka will speak about his Kyoto Prize-winning technology. Kung Fu Location: Aztec Recreation Center Time: 7 ...

Election results announced

by Staff

April 4, 2011

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The preliminary results are in for the San Diego State Associated Students General Election. The Spring 2011 voter turnout was low at 11.1 percent. Cody Barbo has been voted the new president and Darin Ruiz was selected as the executive...

Crime Beat

by Hutton Marshall

March 24, 2011

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A female student alerted the campus police last Sunday, after returning to her residence hall in Cuicacalli to discover her laptop had been urinated upon. The student’s MacBook, valued at $1,000, was destroyed by the urine....

“Buk Fidy” disqualified for code violations

by Sandy Coronilla

March 24, 2011

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A special meeting was called by the Associated Students Elections Committee on March 22 where it disqualified A.S. presidential candidate Kristopher Korsgaden for accumulating five reprimands in violation of the electio...

The story behind SDSU’s street preacher

by Hutton Marshall

March 24, 2011

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Standing on San Diego State’s Free Speech Steps holding his large white sign, which read “God is Love / God Hates Sin,” Neal Konitshek is difficult to ignore. Since 1988, the year he proclaims he was born again as a Chri...

CALENDAR: 3-22-11

by Staff

March 22, 2011

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TUESDAY A.S. General Elections Location: WebPortal Time: Through Thursday Go online to vote for the new Associated Students representatives. Reproductive Justice Protest Location: Free Speech Steps Time: noon – 1 p....

Funds denied, A.S. questioned

by Sandy Coronilla

March 21, 2011

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Last month, a Black History Month celebration became a hotly debated subject at the Feb. 2 Associated Students Council meeting, raising questions as to its methods of deciding how to fund events. After being denied full funding by t...

Prospective students visit and ‘Explore SDSU’

by Jake Keeney

March 21, 2011

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Hundreds of prospective San Diego State students and their families flocked to campus for Explore SDSU. Tours were held throughout the campus, including the library, the Aztec Recreation Center, the residence halls and many other facets of Aztec life. Tour groups ran...

Former death row inmate talks to students

by Ana Ceballos

March 21, 2011

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A former death row inmate sentenced to die by way of electric chair spoke to students at the Agape House last Wednesday. On Jan. 3, 2002, after spending nearly 18 years on Florida’s death row in a rat and cockroach-infested 6-by-9 foot ...

Two new Aztec Warriors chosen

by Cristal Mejia Arrechea

March 16, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, News

It’s not double vision, there are now two Aztec Warriors and both will be seen at San Diego State football games in the fall. Dexter Gareau, television, film and new media production senior and Oscar DeLeon, an aerospace...

Quake aid sought by campus groups

by Ana Ceballos

March 16, 2011

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Although Japan is known for being prone to seismic activity, the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that hit this island nation delivered the most powerful cataclysm, and subsequent tsunami, in recorded history. Since the disaster occurred,...