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SDSU mandates full meningitis B vaccine for new students

SDSU mandates full meningitis B vaccine for new students

by Kaitlyn Little, News Editor // May 31, 2019

After San Diego State saw an outbreak of meningitis in September 2018, a new requirement for fall 2019 will force new and incoming students to receive...

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Year in review: Meningitis outbreak, Greek life suspensions, racism on campus

Year in review: Meningitis outbreak, Greek life suspensions, racism on campus

by Bella Ross, News Editor // May 8, 2019

Meningitis Outbreak One of the first big news stories of the year landed when a student attending sorority rush events on the weekend of Sept. 1 contracted...

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This semester marks President Adela de la Torre's first in the position.

Fall 2018: The semester in review

by David Santillan, Bella Ross, and Abraham Jewett // December 12, 2018

Here are some of the highlights from this semester. SDSU’s New President History was made this year at San Diego State with the inauguration of...

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CSU considers implementing meningitis vaccine requirement for all students

CSU considers implementing meningitis vaccine requirement for all students

by Shauny Silas, Staff Writer // November 26, 2018

Following a campus meningitis outbreak earlier in the semester, San Diego State is considering mandating that all students receive the Meningitis-B vaccine...

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A.S. Update: CalFresh application event, possible meningitis vaccination requirement

A.S. Update: CalFresh application event, possible meningitis vaccination requirement

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

Associated Students' University Council met in the Student Union on Nov. 7 to discuss Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, updates on the meningitis...

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Students line up for meningitis vaccinations outside of Viejas Arena on Oct. 8 after this year's first meningitis scare.

Breaking: Walgreens to re-administer meningitis vaccines after improper dosage temperature

by Will Fritz, Editor in Chief // October 18, 2018

Update: Oct. 19, 11:15 a.m. In a statement, university officials said they are working with Walgreens and the County of San Diego Health and Human...

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Meningitis vaccination clinics take over Viejas Arena after campus outbreak

by Ronald Penh, Staff Writer // October 8, 2018

A week after a meningitis outbreak was declared at San Diego State, the university partnered with San Diego Public County Health Services to hold the two...

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Campus meningitis vaccine clinics to take place in Viejas Arena on Oct. 5 and 8.

Students encouraged to get meningitis vaccine at campus clinics

by Ronald Penh and Bella Ross // October 4, 2018

About a week after San Diego County health officials declared a meningitis outbreak on San Diego State’s campus, students were being encouraged to get...

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San Diego County officials declare meningitis outbreak after third SDSU case

San Diego County officials declare meningitis outbreak after third SDSU case

by David Santillan and Sofia Bert // September 28, 2018

San Diego County health officials declared an outbreak of meningococcal meningitis Friday after another student was hospitalized with the illness this...

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Despite numerous cases, the meningitis vaccine is not required. Why?

Despite numerous cases, the meningitis vaccine is not required. Why?

by Gian Matteo Sacchetti, Contributor // September 19, 2018

Despite the prevalence of meningitis cases on college campuses, freshmen at San Diego State have never been required to be vaccinated for what can often...

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Student contracts bacterial meningitis

Student contracts bacterial meningitis

by Bella Ross, News Editor // September 5, 2018

University officials on Wednesday were warning students who participated in recruitment activities for the College Panhellenic Association this week to...

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County health agency reports total of three SDSU students contract meningitis

County health agency reports total of three SDSU students contract meningitis

by Gustavo Cristobal, Staff Writer // November 2, 2017

A total of three San Diego State students have been diagnosed with viral meningitis, officials from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency...

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