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A peek into the campus archives

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

As a history major, I have a decent amount of access to the San Diego State archives. During my time in the archives, I have found several interesting documents and I have decided to reprint a few letters I’ve found. I hope you find them as fascinating as I do...

Professor Hay leads the way

by Joseph Ciolino, Opinion Editor

January 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Never missing a class is a rare occurrence for most students. There’s no certificate given out as a reward for perfect attendance in college, like there was in grade school. There’s no “senior ditch day”, or maybe the...

The exciting history of SD’s oldest park

by Emma Secker

January 31, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

San Diego’s Balboa Park got its name in 1910,  replacing its original title, “City Park.” The comparatively bland name was swapped as an homage to Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, a Spanish conquistador who claimed all of the shores...