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SAE pledge elimination raises questions for Greek system

May 9, 2014

A recent policy change banning the traditional pledging process for all national Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters has stirred controversy about...

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Editors say farewell: Hannah Beausang, news editor

May 8, 2014

In light of the fact I’m about to be cast out into the fabled “real world” in a matter of weeks, I thought it would be fitting to publish one last...

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Easy living down by the beach

April 24, 2014

As a Northern California native, the idea of living near the beach was always a distant dream until I got my acceptance letter to San Diego State. Even...

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Fire burns home near SDSU

April 17, 2014

A fire caused about $250,000 of damage to a home near San Diego State early Wednesday morning, fire officials said. There were five people in the house...

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A.S. Spring 2014 elections results announced

March 20, 2014

The Spring 2014 Associated Students elections came to a close Thursday evening with a 9.9 percent voter turnout and 2,916 total votes. The results are...

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[AUDIO] Q & A with Pres. Hirshman: Student Success Fee

March 19, 2014

The Daily Aztec met President Elliot Hirshman for an interview on Monday, March 17 after an offer was extended to discuss the passing of the Student Success...

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Newly-approved fee to be implemented fall semester

March 17, 2014

San Diego State students will be facing a $200 per semester tuition hike after the recent passing of the controversial Student Success Fee. The fee will...

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A.S. presidential candidate: Jonathan Cole

March 13, 2014

Name: Jonathan Cole Year: Junior Major: Finance Leadership experience: Board of Directors member for Associated Students Events commissioner...

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Aztec Center sycamore tree

A tree story

March 7, 2014

co-written by Luke Henning On March 7, the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union officially opened its doors to the San Diego State community just as its...

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Aztecs’ guide to the Student Success Fee

March 3, 2014

San Diego State has been discussing the implementation of a new Student Success Fee designed to expand class sizes and create funding for more teachers. Campus...

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SAE headquarters addresses student’s death

February 18, 2014

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon headquarters recently released a statement addressing the death of San Diego State student Tommy Reverand and cited an undergoing...

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Student death under investigation

February 17, 2014

Tommy Reverand, a pre-business administration marketing sophomore and member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at San Diego State, died this past Monday. San...

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Information scarce about SDSU students death

Information scarce about SDSU student’s death

February 13, 2014

UPDATE: Feb. 14, 2 p.m. Reverand was a pre-business administration marketing sophomore according to SDSU's Chief Communications Officer Greg Block. Tommy...

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Applications open for A.S. positions

January 30, 2014

San Diego State’s Associated Students is currently accepting applications for the upcoming academic year’s student government positions. Applications...

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Fire temporarily closes trolley station, Adams Humanities

October 15, 2013

Update 11:37 The all clear has been give and the trolley station, bus station and Adams Humanities are now reopened. The San Diego Fire Rescue department...

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Bike thief arrested on campus

Bike thief arrested on campus

September 30, 2013

A man was taken into custody by the San Diego State Police Department this afternoon after he attempted to steal a bike on campus. The man was trying...

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San Diego Music Thing was nothin but a good thing

San Diego Music Thing was nothin’ but a good thing

September 22, 2013

This past weekend marks the 6th annual San Diego Music Thing, a two-day stint of daytime speakers and panels and late nights filled with alcohol-fueled...

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SDSU uses new software to diagnose concussions

September 6, 2013

San Diego State researchers have developed innovative technology to diagnose concussions. Exercise and nutritional sciences professor Daniel Goble and...

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SDSU comes together for Harambee Scholars Mentoring

SDSU comes together for Harambee Scholars Mentoring

August 30, 2013

This fall, San Diego State is introducing the Harambee Scholars Mentoring program for first-time African-American students. The mentor program was launched...

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SDSU Crime Brief

August 29, 2013

Just before 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, a police report was filed about a possible overdose. The subject was male and his heart was pounding, according...

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Get to know your Associated Students officers

August 14, 2013

President and CEO: Josh Morse According to Associated Students bylaws, the president and CEO calls and oversees meetings, chairs the College Council...

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Bike share puts new spin on SD

Bike share puts new spin on SD

July 22, 2013

The San Diego City Council recently approved a bike share initiative that will bring 1,800 bikes to the city by 2014. The 10-year contract, which was...

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Autism study’s practical potential

July 8, 2013

Researchers at San Diego State have made groundbreaking strides in diagnosing autism. The research, fronted by SDSU and University of California San...

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Supreme Court’s rulings favor same-sex marriage

June 26, 2013

Landmark Supreme Court decision for gay rights activist released today. This Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote the portion of the...

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Nika entrepreneur inspires students

May 1, 2013

Nika Water company co-founder Jeff Church visited San Diego State to speak about social entrepreneurship on Monday. Church spoke at SDSU for the 14th...

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Silence speaks volumes against LGBT bullying

April 21, 2013

San Diego State hosted the Day of Silence to raise awareness about anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender harassment. The Day of Silence, sponsored...

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CALPIRG helps homes save energy

April 16, 2013

CALPIRG Energy Service Corps, an on-campus student organization created by AmeriCorps and CALPIRG, is dedicated to spreading the word about energy efficiency...

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CSU creates plan for proposed budget

March 26, 2013

The California State University Board of Trustees devised a plan to maximize effectiveness for the proposed budget increase. During last Tuesday’s...

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Red Bull Switchboard unites athletes and students

March 24, 2013

The early morning fog draped La Jolla Shores in a sullen blanket of gray and a chilling wind swept across the sand. The beach stretched...

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SDSU offers Green classes

March 17, 2013

The San Diego State College of Extended Studies offers four unique online certificate programs to boost sustainability careers. These certification...

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‘Confessions’ page sparks controversy

March 13, 2013

The “SDSU Confessions” Facebook page has received much attention in recent weeks, generating discussions on privacy and freedom of speech. As a...

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Reform to focus on same-sex immigrant couples

March 7, 2013

A push for the inclusion of same-sex couples in the new immigration reform brings equality issues to light. There are approximately 11 million illegal...

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First openly gay mayoral candidate in Miss. murdered

March 3, 2013

Twenty-two year old resident of Shelby, Miss. Laurence Reed has been charged with the murder of Marco McMillian, the first openly gay black mayoral candidate...

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SDSU adds new minor

February 21, 2013

San Diego State College of Business Administration will become one of a select few U.S. schools to feature an interdisciplinary minor in entrepreneurship. In...

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Fulbright program sends Aztecs abroad

February 18, 2013

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides an opportunity for San Diego State’s best and brightest academic achievers to travel the world and carry...

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USPS to stop Saturday mail deliveries in Aug.

February 12, 2013

The U.S. Postal Service announced plans to stop the delivery of Saturday first-class mail starting Aug. 1. USPS will, however, continue delivering packages...

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Atheists send message with new billboard

Atheists send message with new billboard

February 7, 2013

Last Thursday, a billboard displaying the slogan “Atheism: A personal relationship with reality” was erected on eastbound California State Route 94...

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Experts using Twitter to follow the flu

January 30, 2013

In this hard-hitting flu season, experts are turning to Twitter and crowdsourcing to track the virus. This flu season, more than 2,000 people have been...

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Jong-un threatens U.S.

Jong-un threatens U.S.

January 27, 2013

A statement released by the North Korean National Defense Commission on Thursday declared the U.S. a target to long-range missiles and high-level nuclear...

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World Beat

January 23, 2013

5-year-old accused of terrorism for playing with a bubble gun An ongoing legal battle continues regarding a 5-year-old girl’s suspension from a Pennsylvania...

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Gov. Brown boosts CSU’s budget

Gov. Brown boosts CSU’s budget

January 17, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown plans to add approximately $125 million into state funding for the California State University system. In conjunction with Proposition...

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Winter shelter brings hope to the homeless

December 6, 2012

Mother Mary Gayden is a well-dressed woman with a warm smile and a confident personality. At 59, Gayden has ministered for 40 years, and graduated...

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Research to shed light on sex trafficking

December 2, 2012

San Diego State will work with local universities to study gang involvement in sex trafficking. SDSU criminal justice associate professor Dana Nurge will...

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Foster youth Aztecs give thanks

November 25, 2012

Since 2009, the Guardian Scholars Thanksgiving dinner has connected foster youth by giving students a sense of family and community. Students and...

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Shadowing directors of Campus MovieFest contest: Vagabond

November 19, 2012

A homeless man sits alone at a bus stop. In one hand, he clutches a tattered grocery bag full of plastic bottles. In the other, he holds a dying cigarette,...

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Shadow Day shows scholars’ success

November 19, 2012

San Diego MESA Alliance, a program supporting math, engineering and science education students who are economically disadvantaged in underrepresented...

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$1.3 mil grant will send students to China

November 1, 2012

San Diego State received a $1.3 million grant to study the Guizhou snub-nosed monkey, more commonly known as the golden monkey, in relation to conservation. National...

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SDSU shows diversity among grads

October 25, 2012

San Diego State boasts an all- time high in graduation and diversity rates. According to SDSU NewsCenter, the six-year graduation rate is at 66.5...

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Solar energy project receives $3.9 mil

October 23, 2012

San Diego State Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering Fletcher Miller received a $3.9 million grant for the development of solar energy technology. Miller...

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