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Students create Project Lunchbox to help Syrian refugees

by Kelly Kerrigan , Staff Writer // December 9, 2016

Since the civil war broken out in Syria in 2011, 11 million refugees have fled to other countries such as Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt living in poor...

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The stages of Thanksgiving break

by Thalia Bernal, Contributor // November 22, 2016

Oh Thanksgiving, the time for turkey and great company. If you're a student like me, you are most likely spending the days leading up to this holiday...

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The Olive Tree Initiative educates on Middle East conflicts

by Rebeca Reyes, Contributor // September 21, 2016

The Olive Tree Initiative is an organization on campus that aims to educate students about conflicts in the Middle East. With many branches throughout...

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Turkey study abroad program suspended at SDSU

Turkey study abroad program suspended at SDSU

by Mary Vitale, Staff Writer // August 17, 2016

Due to the abundance of opportunities and destinations available through the study abroad program at San Diego State, many Aztecs look forward to studying...

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Students abroad witness Syrian refugee crisis first-hand

Students abroad witness Syrian refugee crisis first-hand

by Jamie Ballard, Staff Writer // December 2, 2015

A young girl in a dirty, pink sweater walks up to a young couple, her hands cupped and her big brown eyes already teary. The couple avoids looking at her,...

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A turkey-hater’s Thanksgiving struggle

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer // November 23, 2015

'Tis the season for family feasting and overeating. While we all prepare to stretch our stomachs for many activities that Thanksgiving entails, I can’t...

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Study abroad advice from a transfer student

Study abroad advice from a transfer student

by Liza Stephanian, Staff Columnist // October 21, 2015

Last year, during the summer before I transferred to San Diego State, I had the absolute privilege of traveling with the Olive Tree Initiative to the lands...

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SDSU from the perspective of a Turkish student

by Jimmy Janszen, Staff Columnist // October 21, 2015

San Diego State is an incredibly diverse campus. The school was even ranked No. 18 in the nation for campus diversity, according to U.S. News & World...

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Students studying abroad in Turkey react to bombing in nation's capitol

Students studying abroad in Turkey react to bombing in nation’s capitol

by Jamie Ballard, Staff Writer // October 21, 2015

Nearly 100 people were killed and hundreds more wounded after a suicide bombing in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. It is considered to be the largest...

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Aztecs abroad in Istanbul

Aztecs abroad in Istanbul

by Jamie Ballard, Staff Writer // September 16, 2015

Editor’s Note: This story introduces a series of reports from our correspondent studying in Istanbul, Turkey, an eclectic city on the border of the world’s...

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Explore exotic lands this summer

Explore exotic lands this summer

by Chelsea Baer // March 13, 2014

Have you always wanted to study abroad, but felt you never had the time in your schedule? This summer is your chance to go international. Take advantage...

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