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Charges filed by union against CSU

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Bioinformatics and other studies arrive

by Staff

September 3, 2008

Some intriguing new majors and master's programs are changing the academic landscape at San Diego State this fall. New cultural offerings cover Korean, Islamic and Arabic studies, while the master's programs include teaching in...

Early ‘rush’ may improve grades

by Staff

September 2, 2008

Young women hoping to join a sorority this semester may have to rush to meet the early registration deadline this Friday.Panhellenic recruitment, which typically begins Thursday during the third week of school, will begin nex...

It only takes one day, one student for a change

by Staff

September 2, 2008

Howard Tu's struggles are akin to the struggles of every student. Settling on the perfect career had its own obstacles. Yet, he did what few students would.Tu, a senior at San Diego State who is majoring in integrated marketing with...

Mission Bay Aquatic Center lease renewed

by Staff

September 2, 2008

San Diego State will get to use the Mission Bay Aquatic Center for another 15 years. The decision by the San Diego City Council may cause students who participate in water sports to sit up and take notice. Even though the uni...