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Mayoral candidate seeks student support

December 8, 2011

Former San Diego State professor Bob Filner is running for mayor of San Diego, and he is asking for the student vote. Filner has a lengthy public...

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Lawsuit involves ‘09 students

November 6, 2011

The California Superior Court has granted a motion by four California State University students to file a lawsuit against the CSU Board of Trustees...

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Autism degree founder awarded

October 25, 2011

As the rate of autism perpetually increases, so too does the need for qualified special educators. This year, the San Diego State Alumni Association...

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SDSU legislative race heats up

October 24, 2011

Former democratic state Sen. Denise Ducheny announced her run for Congress last month launching what many have speculated will be a major in-party...

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Pharma cashes in with HPV shot

October 24, 2011

Every Monday afternoon I pick up my 12 year-old son from school and the first thing out of his mouth is the new joke of the week that his teacher writes...

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Staying single can be a choice

October 12, 2011

Sweatpants. I wear them a lot and nobody cares — especially not my cat. Freedom. To go where I want, when I want, with whom I want, without anybody...

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Chula Vista pizza joint tosses flavor to effortlessly delectable heights

September 28, 2011

Pizza elitists take note: A short drive south into the heart of downtown Chula Vista is the home of the best pie in all of San Diego. There are...

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Alumna vies for council seat

September 4, 2011

Emerald, Katherine Eaton, San Diego Labor Council With the approval of a new map for city council districts by the San Diego Redistricting Commission...

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CSU board changes presidential policies

August 28, 2011

The fallout from this summer’s media nightmare for the California State University Board of Trustees continues to have academia, legislators and students...

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Parker talks past, present and Disneyland

August 28, 2011

“The piggy bank controls our conversational ‘likes,’ ‘ums’ and ‘you knows,’” Parker said. “It’s one penny for those and a quarter...

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Bleeding red and black with VP Ruiz

August 28, 2011

A “Rock the Q” poster is tacked to a wall; Q referring to Qualcomm Stadium, where the Aztec Football team plays home games. Ruiz turns to it and...

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Rebuilding homes for America’s heroes

August 7, 2011

The long and otherwise desolate road in northeastern Escondido that leads to the home of Vietnam-era Army veterans Lee and Heide White was suddenly...

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Lawmakers rage against CSU votes

July 24, 2011

San Diego State’s new president Elliot Hirshman has had a whirlwind first three weeks in office largely because of a controversy surrounding what some...

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Hirshman’s $400,000 salary is approved by CSU Board despite Governor’s letter

July 12, 2011

This morning, the California State University Board of Trustees approved the $400,000 salary of new San Diego State President Elliot Hirshman despite...

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50 Aztecs make All-MWC academic team

July 11, 2011

The Mountain West Conference recently recognized 50 San Diego State student-athletes by naming them in its spring 2011 Academic All-Mountain West team. Athletes...

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TFM brings home four Emmy Awards

June 26, 2011

San Diego State’s Television, Film and New Media Department swept the student long-form film production category at the regional National Academy...

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A ‘sextual’ state of mind

June 26, 2011

There’s been significant news coming out of New York lately dealing with sex and sexuality. Last Friday, the New York Senate approved the marriage...

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Plans may displace some businesses

June 12, 2011

A recently approved housing and retail development plan located immediately south of the SDSU Transit Center could displace some College Area businesses...

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Tie votes abstain in vote to overhaul AS

May 12, 2011

During the second to last meeting of the school year, the Associated Students Council of San Diego State voted to approve a controversial government restructuring...

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Everything green that went into GreenFest

May 1, 2011

As part of the Spring 2008 SDSU Student Fee Referendum, voters approved an annual allocation of $225,000 to be put toward a major “green” festival...

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Latin Studies professor keeps the memory of the disappeared alive

April 6, 2011

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...

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“Buk Fidy” disqualified for code violations

March 24, 2011

A special meeting was called by the Associated Students Elections Committee on March 22 where it disqualified A.S. presidential candidate Kristopher...

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Funds denied, A.S. questioned

March 21, 2011

Last month, a Black History Month celebration became a hotly debated subject at the Feb. 2 Associated Students Council meeting, raising questions as...

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Brown’s budget plan ‘somber’ news

February 2, 2011

In Monday’s State of the State address, newly elected California Gov. Jerry Brown defended his call for a special election in June, suggesting that...

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Instructor dies in murder-suicide

January 24, 2011

The bodies of a San Diego State instructor and her husband were found on Dec. 24 in their Temecula home, more than a week after an apparent murder-suicide. Nichelle...

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