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JMS Director, Temple Northup

New JMS Director Temple Northup hopes to make big changes

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // September 15, 2020

Temple Northup, the new director of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State, introduced himself to students and faculty for the first time today. In...

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This is a rendering of what the new Don Powell Theater is expected to look like.

Renovations to come to Performing Arts District at SDSU

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // April 7, 2020

San Diego State intends to renovate and enhance the Performing Arts District on campus by renovating the Main Stage and incorporating a second stage with...

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PSFA Dean Peggy Shannon answered questions from faculty and staff on March 11 and March 12 pertaining to the decision for SDSU to go online-only.

PSFA holds open forum for faculty, staff to discuss updates as SDSU goes virtual

by Kaitlyn Little and Jeanette Giovanniello // March 13, 2020

In light of San Diego State moving classes to a virtual platform after this week, the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts held open forums with...

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The departments displaced from the closure of PSFA last year have found a permanent home in Adams Humanities.

Former PSFA departments find permanent home in Adams Humanities

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // November 22, 2019

Displaced departments from the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts will not return to the PSFA building after an incident earlier this year. The...

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SDSU opened annex buildings, PSFX, to accommodate the faculty and staff displaced by the closure of PSFA.

University opens annex buildings to accommodate displaced PSFA faculty, staff

by Johann Derek Oribello, Staff Writer // September 4, 2019

San Diego State has begun using five new Professional Studies and Fine Arts annex buildings, labeled PSFX, behind the Music building in light of the main...

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Some science labs and offices remain open in the Professional Studies and Fine Arts building at San Diego State University as renovations continue, July 25, 2019.

SDSU put students, faculty in harm’s way when construction project went awry, records show

by Bella Ross, Editor in Chief // August 26, 2019

Faced with a deadline to finish $2.5 million in renovations to a San Diego State University building or risk losing most of the funds, campus officials...

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The PSFA building on the west end of campus will shut down temporarily on March 13 after fumes from construction on the roof reportedly caused some faculty members to become sick.

PSFA to reopen next week, could see another two years of improvements

by Bella Ross, Editor in Chief // May 23, 2019

A campus-wide email sent on Wednesday afternoon said the Professional Studies and Fine Arts building – heading into the 10th week of its temporary closure...

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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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PSFA debacle prompts de la Torre to improve university communications

PSFA debacle prompts de la Torre to improve university communications

by Bella Ross, News Editor // May 1, 2019

President Adela de la Torre acknowledged what she described as the failure of San Diego State’s communications department to nimbly and transparently...

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SDSU says communication about PSFA odor issues was a ‘failure,’ building to remain closed

by Bella Ross, News Editor // April 9, 2019

Confusion and annoyance marked the tone of the second open forum about the closure of a campus building on April 8, as former occupants grappled with news...

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Students pass the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts building at San Diego State University on March 28, 2019. The building was closed from odors because of roofing repairs.

Health concerns, complaints over noxious fumes prompt action by SDSU president

by Brad Racino, Lauren J. Mapp, and Bella Ross // April 3, 2019

This story is the product of a collaboration between The Daily Aztec and inewsource. Brad Racino is a senior investigative reporter for inewsource. More...

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A student passes the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts building at San Diego State on March 28, 2019. The building was closed from odors because of roofing repairs.

Noxious odors sickened students, staff at SDSU; county air authorities investigating

by Brad Racino, Bella Ross, and Lauren J. Mapp // April 2, 2019

This story is the product of a collaboration between The Daily Aztec and inewsource. Brad Racino is a senior investigative reporter for inewsource. County...

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