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State Innovates: Matt Weilbacher with CaliTrend

State Innovates: Matt Weilbacher with CaliTrend

October 7, 2015

Editor’s note: The following is a preview for the first installment of our new video series “State Innovates,” which tells the stories of SDSU entrepreneurs.  Matt...

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CSU data breach exposes SDSU students

September 9, 2015

A data breach of California State University records has exposed personal information of some San Diego State students. The breach revealed data of...

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Signs reinforce non-discrimination

Signs reinforce non-discrimination

September 9, 2015

The Aztec Recreation Center recently posted signs near the locker rooms that reinforce the university’s non-discrimination policy, specifically towards...

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POLL: What do you think about gender-neutral bathrooms on campus?

September 4, 2015

Last spring, A.T. Furuya, a transgender San Diego State graduate student, was escorted out of the Aztec Recreation Center after using the men’s locker...

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Parking and Transportation Services will begin using license plates to verify parking permits.

SDSU increases parking permit prices by $30

August 28, 2015

The price of a student parking permit at San Diego State was raised to $162 this semester. That’s up $30 from spring 2015. SDSU’s parking services...

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SDSU fraternity opens $4 million mansion

SDSU fraternity opens $4 million mansion

August 25, 2015

San Diego State's Theta Chi fraternity held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this August to celebrate the opening of their new $4 million mansion. More than...

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SDSU ranks 5th in Forbes national contest

August 19, 2015

San Diego State placed fifth in the national “MyTopCollege” competition hosted by Forbes magazine this summer. The campaign required students, faculty...

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[VIDEO] SAE first annual ‘BB’ cup honors former president

May 5, 2015

The first annual 'BB' cup was held in the backyard of Sigma Alpha Epsilon on April 30, in honor of Barzeen Barzanji. Barzanji was the former president...

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May 4, 2015

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CSU audit faults SDSU for travel expenses

CSU audit faults SDSU for travel expenses

April 9, 2015

A recent audit found San Diego State’s executive administration and faculty have spent more than the allotted stipends for travel fees and hotel stays. The...

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A.S. removes pro-divestment statement from ballot

April 7, 2015

The San Diego State Associated Students' Election Committee removed the Divestment Coalition's original statement supporting divestment from the special...

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List labels SDSU anti-Semitic

List labels SDSU anti-Semitic

March 9, 2015

A recent article naming San Diego State among the nation’s top ten anti-Semitic campuses has caused uproar and dialogue centering on the controversial...

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Students Overcoming Struggles Petition

Petition demands resources for disadvantaged students

March 2, 2015

A new group on campus is collecting signatures for a petition that aims to eradicate student poverty and homelessness at San Diego State. Students Overcoming...

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Freshmen report low alcohol intake

Freshmen report low alcohol intake

February 16, 2015

Incoming college freshmen reported lower rates of alcohol consumption than in previous years, according to a survey recently released by the University...

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Forbes lauds Pura Vida founders

Forbes lauds Pura Vida founders

February 5, 2015

San Diego State alumni Griffin Thall, 28, and Paul Goodman, 26, were recently named part of Forbes 2015 “30 Under 30” for the success of their brand...

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Fraternity breaks SDSU record for community service hours

Fraternity breaks SDSU record for community service hours

January 26, 2015

San Diego State’s Phi Kappa Theta fraternity broke the university’s record for the most community service hours completed by an organization in a single...

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Board of Directors approves mascot resolution vote

December 9, 2014

San Diego State’s Board of Directors approved the Associated Students University Council’s vote to reject the resolution to change the mascot on Dec....

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Fraternity vows to combat sexual assault in YouTube video

Fraternity vows to combat sexual assault in YouTube video

December 8, 2014

On the heels of a San Diego State fraternity council suspension on social activities to educate members about sexual assault, SDSU’s Phi Kappa Theta...

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Students feed San Diego homeless

Students feed San Diego homeless

December 1, 2014

A group of student volunteers gathered at the St. Vincent de Paul Village to feed the homeless on Nov. 25. The event was coordinated through the Aztec...

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SDSU protests Ferguson shooting decision

SDSU protests Ferguson shooting decision

November 25, 2014

Protesters dressed in black met in front of Hepner Hall at San Diego State today to express their disagreement with the grand jury’s decision in...

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SDSU hosts local universities for talk on sexual assault

November 20, 2014

Alumni and students of San Diego universities and colleges came together for a forum titled ‘Building a Movement Against Sexual Assault’ on Tuesday,...

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A.S. votes to reject mascot resolution

A.S. votes to reject mascot resolution

November 19, 2014

The Associated Students University Council voted to 25-1 to reject the resolution to change the mascot at its meeting on Nov. 19. There were three abstentions....

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A.S. University Council discusses fundraising and possible renovation

November 12, 2014

Library Renovations The Dean of the San Diego State’s Library and Information Access, Gale Etschmaier, spoke to the Associated Students University...

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SDSU professor to open weed joint

SDSU professor to open weed joint

November 6, 2014

A professor at San Diego State recently received a permit to open a medicinal marijuana dispensary in San Diego. Business management professor David Blair’s ...

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SDSU student speaks at TEDx event

SDSU student speaks at TEDx event

October 13, 2014

A San Diego State student was a speaker at this year’s TEDx event hosted on Oct. 11 at the on-campus Don Powell Theater. The theme of the event was “Transformation...

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SDSU police, students talk campus safety

SDSU police, students talk campus safety

October 6, 2014

The safety of students walking on and around campus at night has been a popular topic of discussion since the semester began. Recently, the disappearance...

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