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Students who live in Mexico cross the border on a daily basis to attend classes at SDSU.

Students cross the border to attend classes at SDSU

by Karelly Vidrio, Contributor // October 13, 2021

San Diego State has a community of Latino students who cross the border between Tijuana and San Diego in order to have an education on campus. Hundreds...

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The SDSU Library requires student to show their valid COVID-19 clearance in order to study in the building.

SDSU Library implements COVID-19 safety security measures

by Sara Rott, Senior Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

When the pandemic hit, the long 16-month quarantine took this away for many students who used the rich resources to succeed academically. In accordance...

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The SDSU Latinx Resource Center is located on the first floor of the Love Library.

$15 million awarded to SDSU for Latinx disparity research

by Brittany Cruz-Fejeran, Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

The Faculty United Toward Excellence in Research and Transformational Engagement (FUERTE) program at San Diego State has been awarded a $15 million grant...

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Students held hand-made posters and gathered around Hepner Hall during the Indigenous Peoples Day rally.

Indigenous People’s Day rally highlights Kumeyaay history

by Sara Rott, Senior Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

On Oct. 11, San Diego State students, faculty and staff gathered in front of Hepner Hall to rally for Indigenous People’s Day.  Tribal Liaison Jacob...

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SDSU has both the highest percentage of vaccinated students and the highest case count.

COVID update: the good, bad and ugly

by Katelynn Robinson, News Editor // October 13, 2021

One year ago today, San Diego State announced there had been a total of 1,157 COVID-19 cases, over 400 being on campus and 726 from students off-campus.  Since...

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President Ashley Tejada pulls from Peruvian roots as student leader

by Jayne Yutig , Assistant Multimedia Editor // October 13, 2021

Associated Students President Ashley Tejada is the ninth woman to represent over 33,000 students that make up the San Diego State student body since 1921....

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The Bird company handed out free helmets at SDSU to promote helmet safety.

Bird secures partnership after previous campus ban

by Josh Petrofsky, Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

San Diego State has announced a partnership between San Diego State Parking and Transportation and micro-mobility company Bird. The company will bring...

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‘En Confianza’ es un grupo de apoyo donde los estudiantes que se identifican como latinx/hispanx pueden recibir
ayuda para mejaror la salud mental.

En Confianza provides fun and safe space for Latinx, Chicanx and Hispanx students

by Lucelis Martínez, Staff Writer // October 13, 2021

En Confianza (In Confidence) is a group focused on offering a safe space for students who identify as Latinx/Chicanx and/or Hispanx, according to the university. The...

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hi Kappa Psi supports Hashemi and his GoFundMe launch which provides aid to Afghan families.

Student launches ‘Helping Hands for Afghans’

by Jayne Yutig, Assistant Multimedia Editor // October 6, 2021

The United States withdrawal in Afghanistan is complete and with refugee families resettling in San Diego, Phi Kappa Psi fraternity members are donating...

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Many of SDSUs dining locations are mostly employed by students. Students working in the food industry have faced a unique array of struggles while operating during a pandemic.

Inside look into new challenges for on-campus restaurant workers

by Catlan Nguyen, Editor in Chief // October 6, 2021

San Diego State workers at various East Commons dining locations said challenges during the transition back this semester have included fear of exposure...

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The Food Pantry is available to students and community members on the second floor of the student union.

On-campus Food Pantry combats hunger disparities

by Lucelis Martinez, Staff Writer // October 6, 2021

According to the official page, the Food Pantry is located in the North-East landing on the second floor of the Aztec Student Union and is open on Wednesdays,...

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The Native Resource Center at SDSU opened virtually last school year. This year they are operating in person, spreading awareness and providing support.

Students honor Native lives lost in residential schools, ‘There are still more children that need to be found’

October 6, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 30,  students on campus might have seen an unusual amount of their peers wearing the color orange. This color was no coincidence, as...

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