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NASA marks 35th anniversary of Challenger explosion with Day of Remembrance

NASA marks 35th anniversary of Challenger explosion with ‘Day of Remembrance’

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // January 31, 2021

The 1980s were an unforgettably unique era. The music, the fashion, the sports rivalries, the movies and television shows all defined the decade.  However,...

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Native American Student Alliance organized a rally to recognize Indigenous People’s Day.

Native American Student Alliance, allies celebrate Indigenous People’s Day

by Jadyn Brandt, Staff Writer // October 15, 2019

In the United States, the second Monday in October has historically been known as Columbus Day. However, the Native American Student Alliance honored...

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College of Engineering alumna and Solar Turbines, Inc. Manager Daisy Galeana (left) speaks with Dr. Ellen Ochoa (right) at the President’s Lecture Series on Oct. 2.

First Hispanic woman to enter space earns honorary doctorate degree from SDSU

by Brenden Tuccinardi , Engagement Editor // October 3, 2019

Astronaut and San Diego State alumni Dr. Ellen Ochoa can now add an honorary Doctor of Science degree to her already impressive resume.  Ochoa, who...

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Native American Student Alliance organized new banners on Campanile Walkway.

Native American Student Alliance, university work to recognize indigenous campus population

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // September 18, 2019

San Diego State’s Native American Student Alliance has collaborated with the university on initiatives to better recognize the native and indigenous...

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Three SDSU students win prestigious NASA fellowships

by Daniel Guerrero, Staff Writer // January 7, 2019

Three San Diego State students have been awarded NASA fellowships to fund their individual graduate research and give them first-hand experience working...

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Students and sympathizers protest Columbus Day, demanding that it be changed to Indigenous Peoples Day Oct. 5

Native American Student Alliance protests Columbus Day

by Amal Younis, Staff Writer // October 7, 2017

The San Diego State Native American Student Alliance held its first Indigenous Peoples Day rally Oct. 5 in protest of Columbus Day. NASA organized the...

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Native American Student Alliance celebrates culture, educates community

by Camille Dejoras, Staff Writer // September 22, 2017

The Native American Student Alliance is one of the many cultural student organizations at San Diego State. NASA was established in 1971 and continues to...

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Associated Students rejects Aztec mascot resolution

Associated Students rejects Aztec mascot resolution

by Jasmine Bermudez and Will Fritz // April 20, 2017

The Associated Students University Council rejected a resolution to retire the Aztec mascot and moniker at a meeting in council chambers April 19. The...

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Astronauta honrada por su trabajo

by Ashley Russell , Escritora // March 8, 2017

Este 19 de mayo, graduada de San Diego State University, astronauta veterana de NASA y la primera mujer hispana en ir al espacio sideral será iniciada...

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Morino’s diverse interests pan out with NASA

Morino’s diverse interests pan out with NASA

by Nicole Sazegar, Staff Writer // October 28, 2015

Some years ago, aerospace engineer senior Ana Morino and her family took a trip to Colombia. While waiting for their flight, they watched planes take off...

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SDSU senior shoots for the stars

SDSU senior shoots for the stars

by Alejandra Alonso, Contributor // October 7, 2015

While many would say working for NASA is a dream job, that dream became a reality for aerospace engineering senior Eve Christman. Her interest in engineering...

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$12.5 million added to research funds

$12.5 million added to research funds

by Maria del Carmen Huerta, Contributor // September 23, 2015

San Diego State researchers saw an increase in funding of $12.5 million in the most recent fiscal year. That’s a total of $120.6 million, up from...

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