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High expectations and anxiety hinder student success

High expectations and anxiety hinder student success

December 9, 2015

Stress — the all-encompassing word that describes daily life as a young adult. Thank endocrinologist Hans Selye for the term’s modern meaning related...

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Creed is a knockout success

‘Creed’ is a knockout success

December 7, 2015

The stakes are always high in Hollywood, and for sequels the box office is a bloodbath of requirements. Original die-hard fans demand appeasement and studios...

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Park puts improvisation skills to use

Park puts improvisation skills to use

November 18, 2015

In the theatrical production of “Wizard of Oz,” stuffed animal Toto isn’t scripted to unceremoniously fall out of Dorothy’s basket. This was, however,...

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Tasty Tuesday: Sausage and Meat is both savory and sweet

Tasty Tuesday: Sausage and Meat is both savory and sweet

November 3, 2015

At Sausage & Meat in University Heights, carnivores are king. Some students may be familiar with Slater’s 50/50, the innovative burger spot that...

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Tasty Tuesday: Seaport Villages Puesto is the neighborhood cool kid

Tasty Tuesday: Seaport Village’s Puesto is the neighborhood ‘cool kid’

October 27, 2015

Taco Tuesday is a weekly celebration of culture, tequila and outrageously good tacos. Living in a city flush with authentic Mexican cuisine is undeniably...

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Beach spot has outstanding brunch menu

Beach spot has outstanding brunch menu

October 14, 2015

The saying, “On Sundays we brunch,” is popping up all over T-shirts and Pinterest boards. It’s also become a valued reality for San Diegans in...

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Tasty Tuesday: Kick back at Kensington Café

Tasty Tuesday: Kick back at Kensington Café

September 22, 2015

While San Diego State provides all the amenities to learn, dine and live, sometimes getting off campus is a much-needed change of pace. With midterms on...

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Barleymash: The perfect NFL Sunday restaurant

Barleymash: The perfect NFL Sunday restaurant

September 8, 2015

The dawn of September means one particularly important thing – NFL football is here. While fans have been gearing up for this month since Super Bowl...

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Cultural exhibit featured downtown

Cultural exhibit featured downtown

September 2, 2015

Between Balboa Park, La Jolla and downtown, San Diego is an outlet for rich culture and art. For the past decade, San Diego State has been in on the high-level...

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San Diego spots offer adventure

San Diego spots offer adventure

August 19, 2015

Welcome (or welcome back) to America’s finest city – San Diego. Incoming freshmen or returning “in-the-know” upperclassmen, there are a few San...

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Campus internship program benefits students

Campus internship program benefits students

August 5, 2015

There’s no shortage of clubs and organizations at San Diego State whose mission is to enrich students academically and personally. For incoming freshmen,...

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Campus leader retires after 28-year career

Campus leader retires after 28-year career

April 30, 2015

San Diego State has been embracing the notion that “children are the future” since Associated Students opened the SDSU Children’s Center in a portable...

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Zura renovation revamps dorm life

Zura renovation revamps dorm life

April 23, 2015

San Diego State students know the residence halls are at the center of the freshmen experience. They are the setting for all-nighters, new friendships,...

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Alums make a splash with swimwear

Alums make a splash with swimwear

April 16, 2015

It might sound like a fairy tale, but not so many years ago, in a finance class not so far away, Tom Standish and Meghan Keiter met, fell in love and started...

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Romancing San Diego event features local authors

Romancing San Diego event features local authors

April 10, 2015

A great novel is an escape into another world. On April 11, local authors will be hosting Romancing San Diego 2.0, a panel and book signing featuring...

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Tasty Tuesday: The hidden gem of the College Area

Tasty Tuesday: The hidden gem of the College Area

March 24, 2015

Don’t get me wrong — the restaurants at San Diego State are tasty in their own right, but sometimes it’s refreshing to get off campus and indulge...

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Tasty Tuesday: Dan Diegos shamrocks St. Patricks Day

Tasty Tuesday: Dan Diego’s sham’rocks’ St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2015

Who feels like syllabus week started last Wednesday, and summer should be a distant thought a semester away? (I’m raising both hands). Where did the...

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Cafe wins with menu specials

Cafe wins with menu specials

March 5, 2015

It’s rough to be forced to come to terms with the reality that one tiny cocktail costs more than an hour’s wage at your retail job. Before getting...

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Love at first swipe

Love at first swipe

August 8, 2014

“Are you a parking ticket? Because you have fine written all over you,” read the message I woke up to on my phone this morning. “You’re...

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A big swipe to the left for Tinder

A big swipe to the left for Tinder

July 21, 2014

The men behind the dating app Tinder are totally clueless when it comes to women. This is hardly a headline, considering they’re the face of an app that...

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Unrealistic expectations make stress the new normal for students

Unrealistic expectations make stress the new normal for students

May 5, 2014

College should be educational, enjoyable and some of your best years. That’s why it’s so sad to see students breaking under the various pressures in...

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Leadership starts where?

Leadership starts where?

April 8, 2014

Leadership Starts Here. That’s San Diego State’s prized motto. In theory, it’s true. SDSU is a leader in academics and it offers many resources...

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No tech doesnt mean no life

No tech doesn’t mean no life

March 24, 2014

Our generation is constantly being teased about how dependent we are on technology, and I bought into it. I thought I was no exception to being completely...

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Respect what you represent on campus

Respect what you represent on campus

March 12, 2014

Many student organizations I’m familiar with seem to be plagued by a few individuals who have bad attitudes and even worse behavior. These people then...

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Dont desensitize derogatory remarks

Don’t desensitize derogatory remarks

February 26, 2014

The other day I came across an Instagram page called “Azteccuties.” It features multiple candid pictures–particularly from behind–of girls who...

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Reassess the meaning of Valentines Day

Reassess the meaning of Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2014

The sweet mix of love and bitterness is in the air, which means Valentine’s Day is upon us. At this point, all of your social media sites are being flooded...

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Fanpics app displays SDSU innovation

Fanpics app displays SDSU innovation

February 5, 2014

If anyone needs another reason to wake up at the crack of dawn to get tickets to watch the San Diego State men’s basketball team–here it is. The Fanpics...

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