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There is no second chance for a first (year) impression

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor

August 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  The first year of college is an anxiety inducing yet exciting time, filled with decisions and new experiences. Everything is new and the first few weeks are crucial. Everyone wants to find the place they feel they b...

Students pay for their dorms, so why are they locked out during breaks?

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

San Diego State requires non-local freshmen to live on campus during their first year. The new “Sophomore Success” program will also require non-local sophomores to live on campus, beginning with the 2017 freshman class. On-campus...

Residential advisors build a home

by Danny Dyer, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

San Diego State offers a litany of on-campus job opportunities for students of all talents and financial backgrounds. Whether it is managing the front desk of the Aztec Recreation Center or handling data collection at Love ...

Geographical isolation creates bond

by Alex Noble, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

Much like throwing a party or pulling an all-nighter, living in a dorm is considered a rite of passage for many college students. The first precious taste of freedom resonates with students long after they leave their twin be...