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San Diego State President Adela de la Torre walks toward guests after a flag raising ceremony in June 2018.

Adela de la Torre’s triennial review approaches

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // March 1, 2021

Every three years the president of a California State University is required to have their triennial review. This year it is President of San Diego State,...

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While expanded vaccine eligibility offers a glimmer of hope, the country mourns the loss of more than 500,000 lives to COVID-19. The flags in front of Hepner Hall flew at half mast in honor of those lost.

As nation marks grim milestone, San Diego County expands vaccine eligibility

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Editor in Chief // February 25, 2021

500,000 more San Diego county residents will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine now that the county has moved into Phase 1B, Tier 1. Individuals...

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Newsom introduces new transfer pathway for California community college students

Newsom introduces new transfer pathway for California community college students

by Sara Rott, Contributor // February 25, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom released the details for a “stand-alone dual admission program” in his proposed budget, which if approved would provide California...

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Gov. Gavin Newsom swears in Dr. Shirley Weber as California's new Secretary of State following Alex Padilla's appointment to the U.S. Senate in order to fill the vacancy created by Vice President Kamala Harris.

Dr. Shirley Weber’s path toward history: From SDSU professor to California Secretary of State

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // February 18, 2021

California Secretary of State Shirley Weber is used to this. The shattering of glass ceilings, the breaking of records and the messages of congratulations....

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Student loans on pause, what it means for SDSU students

Student loans on pause, what it means for SDSU students

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // February 16, 2021

One of the first actions President Joe Biden enacted was extending the pause on student loan payments without interest until Sept. 30. This extension...

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In the 2020 A.S. Elections candidates from Serve SDSYOU and SDSU 2020 Vision set up signs outside Hepner Hall as part of their campaigns, despite the campus being largely empty as a result of COVID-19.

Associated Students prepares for fully virtual elections

by Patrick Doyle, Senior Staff Writer // February 16, 2021

Voter turnout has been dwindling for the yearly Associated Students elections at San Diego State. Last year, only 9.5% of the student body voted in the...

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The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // February 13, 2021

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity is the Black History Month theme for this year. The Black Resource Center at San Diego State...

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During a virtual student press conference Monday, Chancellor Joseph I. Castro discussed whether CSU campuses will enforce vaccination among other issues.

CSU Chancellor says he won’t reallocate funds from campus police, likely to not enforce vaccination

by Cal State Student Wire, Julia Terbeche // February 11, 2021

While California State University campuses look to return to in-person instruction this fall, vaccinations are likely to not be enforced among students...

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Credit/No Credit option extended indefinitely for duration of pandemic

Credit/No Credit option extended indefinitely for duration of pandemic

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // February 11, 2021

The decision to extend the credit/no credit policy indefinitely during the pandemic was approved at the San Diego State Academic Senate meeting on Feb....

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Photo courtesy of online boutique Sew Forgiven.

How local Black-owned businesses have made it through the pandemic

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

All small businesses face challenges, but Black-owned businesses often face a unique set of roadblocks as they try and establish their place in a community....

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Harriet Tubman to be the face of the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman to be the face of the $20 bill

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // February 9, 2021

It’s only the beginning of 2021 and changes are already being made in America by the Biden administration.  This includes the administration's exploration...

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Photo courtesy of Akilah Weber for State Assembly.

Keeping it in the family, Akilah Weber running to replace mother Shirley Weber in State Assembly

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

On Jan. 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom swore in Dr. Shirley Weber as California’s first Black secretary of state; leaving a vacant seat in California’s 79th...

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