The Daily Aztec

WORLD NEWS: Breaking updates

by Staff

December 5, 2008

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Hurricane Gustav tears through CubaNo deaths have been reported in Cuba after the enormous Hurricane Gustav ripped through the Isla de la Juventud and Cuba's mainland causing the evacuation of approximately 250,000 people. A Categor...

Department lecturers face cuts

by Staff

November 30, 2008

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After seeing class sizes grow because of budget cuts, now lecturers face losing their job.Tutors for the Writing Tutorial Program may have a harder time teaching freshmen students about synonyms next semester. Though the term "l...

A.S. executive elections near

by Staff

November 30, 2008

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Associated Students council meetings take place once a week. Executive members run the meetings and organize student government. So you want to be an Associated Students executive?An executive has a very long to-do list, one ...

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

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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...