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Smaller roommate groups, more meal plan options among changes to Sophomore QUEST program

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // March 4, 2020

This semester the Office of Housing Administration implemented changes to the Sophomore QUEST program, which previously allowed for students to create...

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Living in dorms helps get freshmen involved on campus

Living in dorms helps get freshmen involved on campus

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // March 4, 2020

Staying in a dorm Freshman year is one of the most important decisions a new college student can make. As a second semester freshman, I’ve been living...

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UTK has unveiled new TV screens that display individual order numbers where students can track the progress of their order.

University Towers Kitchen adds video boards, phases out physical buzzers to track order progress

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

New technology updates at University Towers Kitchen have eliminated the need for physical buzzers. Instead of using pagers to alert students that their...

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Strong friendships help you through your college years

Strong friendships help you through your college years

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor // August 21, 2019

Starting college can be intimidating. There is a lot of new information and stimuli to take in during the first few days.  You will no longer be living...

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College View Estates is one of many neighborhoods surrounding SDSU where students tend to rent single-family homes to live in with roommates.

How to navigate the world of off-campus housing

by Daniel Guerrero, Staff Writer // March 13, 2019

As San Diego State students gear up to find housing for the next school year, there might be a few things they’ll want to know if those places are off...

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The sophomore housing application process, explained

The sophomore housing application process, explained

by Gian Matteo Sacchetti, Staff Writer // March 6, 2019

As the Sophomore Success Initiative, which requires all non-local sophomores to live on campus, is set to begin its first year of full implementation,...

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Local sophomores struggle to secure campus housing

Local sophomores struggle to secure campus housing

by Kaitlyn Little, Senior Staff Writer // March 6, 2019

Some of San Diego State’s local sophomores might be out of luck if they’re seeking to live on campus next year simply because there might not be enough...

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RAs find themselves doubling as dorm security in recent trespassing incidents

RAs find themselves doubling as dorm security in recent trespassing incidents

by Kaitlyn Little, Staff Writer // December 13, 2018

A man followed a group of girls into Zura Residence Halls earlier this month, marking the third trespassing incident into freshman housing at San Diego...

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Dorms impose new security measures in response to cases of unauthorized entries

Dorms impose new security measures in response to cases of unauthorized entries

by Olivia Li, Staff Writer // November 7, 2018

After two people were caught trespassing in first-year residence halls, San Diego State Housing and Residential Education Administration has responded...

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Unauthorized guests cause security issues in residence halls

Unauthorized guests cause security issues in residence halls

by Aretha Matsushima, Contributor // October 4, 2018

Security risks at two campus residence halls have caused residential education staff to take action against the threat of unauthorized guests. Two non-residents...

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The exterior of The Granada on Hardy Avenue, a campus apartment complex that had previously been reserved for sophomores and upper division students.

Upper division students pushed out of campus housing

by Bella Ross, News Editor // August 15, 2018

In May, about 400 upper division students hoping to live in campus housing during the 2018-19 school year opened their inboxes to an email from the Office...

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Plants can be woven into dorm room decor without plant growing skills and dedication by purchasing faux cacti and succulents. (Urban Outfitters, $14).

Decorating for any space on every budget can be done

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // March 7, 2018

Wallets might be extra tight for college students, but that doesn’t mean dorm rooms have to be lifelessly dull, undecorated spaces. Here are some tips...

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