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SDSU researcher identifies a new immune system

June 25, 2013

Whether it’s a runny nose or a hacking cough that sounds like you have broken glass in your chest, most of us consider mucus a bad thing. It’s...

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Crime Beat

May 13, 2013

Checking Welfare The San Diego State Police Department responded to concerned calls from a student’s professors and group members Monday afternoon....

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Former professor gives $1 mil to Honors College

May 13, 2013

Professor Emeritus Henry Janssen pledged a $1 million donation to San Diego State’s Honors College. On April 25, Janssen announced he would donate...

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Experts discuss possible Boston bombing suspects

April 19, 2013

Speculation continues to swirl around the motives and perpetrators behind the bombing at the Boston Marathon, which took the lives of at least three people...

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Crime Beat

April 17, 2013

Women passed out in restrooms San Diego State Police responded to two separate calls for medical aid, one at West Commons on Scripps Terrace and another...

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Crime Beat

April 10, 2013

The San Diego State Police Department is currently searching for two suspects in an armed robbery involving two SDSU students. Two male suspects...

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CA bill proposes faculty-free college degrees

April 10, 2013

Assembly Bill 1306 was introduced to California State Assembly in February, proposing a new state university system. Aptly titled the “New University...

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Drones flying over SD raise concern

April 10, 2013

Predator drones are now patrolling international borders in the San Diego area. The use of drones has been a longtime source of controversy and...

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Pro-life act exercises 14th Amendment

March 26, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court made history in January 1973 when it deemed a 7-2 vote in Texan law banning abortions unconstitutional. The judges held that such...

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Crime Beat

March 19, 2013

Student found unconscious  San Diego State police responded to calls at approximately 10 p.m. on Monday about a female SDSU student lying on the ground...

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HarassMap provides support

March 17, 2013

For many, social media can be a convenient way to keep in touch with friends and family across distances and stay up-to-date on people’s daily lives. Others,...

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First A.S. debate gets the ball rolling

March 6, 2013

Yesterday was the first in a three-day series of debates featuring candidates running for executive positions on the Associated Students board of directors. Students...

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Crime Beat

February 27, 2013

Thief steals photo  A sorority house was broken into in the early hours of Sunday morning. The sorority sisters of Pi Beta Phi said intruders broke...

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Ex-mayor bets $1 billion goodbye

February 24, 2013

Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O’Connor is attributing her large-scale gambling addiction, in part, to a brain tumor. O’Connor, widow of Jack in...

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Conclave battles scrutiny, search continues

February 24, 2013

The year was 1417. The Roman Catholic Church was facing a civil war known as the Great Western Schism, during which several factions anointed their own...

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Crime Beat

February 20, 2013

Shake Smart vandalized The Shake Smart kiosk at the Aztec Recreation Center on 55th Street was vandalized last weekend. The incident occurred the evening...

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‘Floating hell’ cruise ship limps to shore

February 18, 2013

What began as a four-day Caribbean getaway was quickly dubbed “a floating hell” by some passengers when the Carnival Triumph was left adrift at sea...

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Flowers say what words can’t

February 14, 2013

The season of love is upon us. It’s a time when Katniss Everdeen puts away her bow and arrow to let Cupid have a turn, using the arrows as a means to...

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Crime Beat

February 13, 2013

Bike Thefts A week after San Diego State Police Department held its bike registration and U-lock give-away, students are still dealing with bicycle...

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Crime News Beat

February 6, 2013

Suspicious Person San Diego Police Department was called to the Media Center in Love Library on Feb. 1 because of a report of suspicious behavior. Leslie...

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The Times, victim of  Chinese cyber attack

The Times, victim of Chinese cyber attack

February 5, 2013

On Jan. 30, The New York Times released a report claiming it had been the target of a cyber attack by the Chinese for the past four months. The hacking...

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Crime Beat

January 30, 2013

Suspicious Activity Reported San Diego State Police Department received reports of suspicious activity near the on-campus Chipotle on Hardy Ave. at...

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SDSU ROTC reacts to women in combat

January 30, 2013

The decision to allow women to serve in combat has been met with both widespread support and criticism across the nation. Some echo President Barack Obama’s...

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Huge helpings highlight Hillcrest’s Hash House

Huge helpings highlight Hillcrest’s Hash House

January 22, 2013

I moved to San Diego at the beginning of the fall semester. While I’ve spent many weekends here when I lived in Orange County, I never ventured beyond...

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SDSU among best public schools in the U.S.

SDSU among best public schools in the U.S.

January 22, 2013

San Diego State has been ranked among 100 public colleges and universities for being the most “bang for students’ bucks.” SDSU was nationally...

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Feinstein supports strict gun contol laws

Feinstein supports strict gun contol laws

January 21, 2013

Following the tragedy that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the nation has been in an uproar about gun control. The deaths...

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Crime Beat

January 17, 2013

SDSUPD gets a jump on campus crime San Diego State has been a ghost town for the past month as students and faculty left for winter break. Now, as life...

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Parking citations rise as semester closes

December 5, 2012

In the final days of the fall semester at San Diego State, the Department of Public Safety has seen a rash of parking citations and complaints in the parking...

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USD revokes invite, deals with backlash

November 27, 2012

The University of San Diego has received heavy backlash after rescinding an invitation extended to British theology professor Tina Beattie after she signed...

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Shadowing directors of Campus MovieFest contest: Slender: the game is real

November 19, 2012

San Diego State journalism freshman Brittany Ordaz sits in a quiet, dark room, the focus of her entire world shrunk down to the events unfolding before...

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Passing of Prop 30 gives CSU a break

November 19, 2012

After a year of ongoing budget cuts and crippling tuition hikes, San Diego State students finally have something to celebrate. Proposition 30 was passed...

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SDSU professor wins State assembly seat

November 8, 2012

Supporters chanted Shirley Weber’s name Tuesday evening as she entered Golden Hall in downtown San Diego as the newly elected State Assemblywoman. “It’s...

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Concerns arise at SDSU-IV

November 4, 2012

Tensions between faculty and administration continue to run high at the San Diego State-Imperial Valley campus following a no-confidence vote issued early...

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MLK mural beautifies State Route 94

October 25, 2012

More than 50 years after his famous speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream lives on in the everyday lives of San Diegans, this time in the form...

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San Onofre under investigation

October 25, 2012

The California Public Utilities Commission will meet today to decide whether or not to open a formal investigation exploring possible causes for the...

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The good and the ugly of dating a co-worker

October 11, 2012

When you work full time and go to school full time, you’ll quickly begin to notice one thing—it leaves depressingly little time for the scraps...

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Scroll reveals Jesus’s wife

October 9, 2012

Harvard Divinity School professor Karen King recently unveiled a papyrus, which is stirring worldwide debate regarding the marital status of Jesus Christ. Last...

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Company restores eyesight

October 4, 2012

Wearing a pair of sunglasses can help change the way a person sees the world, and make them look good doing it. Launched in Ocotber 2011, SOLO Eyewear...

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Martian terrain explored

September 26, 2012

Rather than killing the proverbial cat, Curiosity has shifted its focus to other activities—namely, exploring and photographing Martian terrain. Nearly...

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Bar offers pregnancy tests

September 20, 2012

Pub 500, a bar in Mankato, Minn., installed a vending machine in its women’s restroom that is causing quite the buzz - and killing a few others. Pub...

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Aztecs honor fallen 9/11 victims at memorial service

September 13, 2012

As the American flag flew at half-mast, San Diego State joined together to remember 9/11. On Tuesday, hundreds of students, staff and faculty gathered...

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