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Body found in Lake Murray identified as missing SDSU student

Body found in Lake Murray identified as missing SDSU student

April 6, 2015

The body found in Lake Murray on March 27 was confirmed as that of a missing 18-year-old San Diego State student, according to the San Diego County...

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Body recovered from Lake Murray possibly missing SDSU student

March 28, 2015

A body was retrieved from Lake Murray on Friday afternoon that officials believe could belong to a missing San Diego State student. “The characteristics...

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Senator says SDSU should take over Qualcomm Stadium

Senator says SDSU should take over Qualcomm Stadium

March 23, 2015

Sen. Marty Block is proposing that SDSU take over the Charger’s Qualcomm space if the Chargers decide to leave the stadium. For a while the Chargers...

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Theta Chi house construction advances ahead of schedule

Theta Chi house construction advances ahead of schedule

February 11, 2015

Theta Chi’s new fraternity house, which is weeks ahead in its construction schedule, is following closely behind the sustainability footsteps of San...

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Candidates talk congressional race 2014: Scott Peters

Candidates talk congressional race 2014: Scott Peters

November 3, 2014

Democrat Scott Peters served locally on the City Council from 2000 to 2008. He became the city council’s first president in 2004, when a new form of...

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Generation Me discuses why depression leads among young adults

“Generation Me” discuses why depression leads among young adults

October 21, 2014

Americans are more depressed now than they were decades ago, according to a study conducted in June and released in September by San Diego State professor...

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[Video] [VIDEO] Aztec Cats roaming campus

October 15, 2014

Update: Here's another chance to see Michelle Monroy's video about the cat colony that lives on campus. This video originally aired on Sept. 17. They...

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Honors program reaches a record

Honors program reaches a record

September 29, 2014

Making it the largest honors contingent in the history of the university, 226 freshmen form part of this year’s University Honors Program at San Diego...

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[Video] [VIDEO] Weekly Content Sept. 15

September 15, 2014

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Emily Issler

SDSU student receives fellowship

September 15, 2014

Out of about 100 of the nation’s top GPAs and long lists of impressive service work, San Diego State’s Emily Issler came out on top as one of eight...

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Cody Rominger Theta Chi

Fraternity to welcome new house

September 11, 2014

For the first time in more than 40 years, San Diego State will be home to a new fraternity house. Construction for Theta Chi's future home began in...

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SDSU professors remember James Foley

SDSU professors remember James Foley

September 2, 2014

The tragic end to James Foley’s life left not only an impression on the nation but the San Diego State community as well. Foley, a freelance journalist,...

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SDSU discovers gut virus related to obesity

August 28, 2014

There is a new gut virus that lives in half of the world population and was discovered by researchers at San Diego State. The virus, which has gone...

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Timothy Quinnan to step down from SDSU

Timothy Quinnan to step down from SDSU

August 21, 2014

After six years of serving the Aztec student body, Timothy Quinnan will step down from his role as associate vice president for campus life to join University...

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Chukuka S. Enwemeka in a

New provost to lead academia at SDSU

July 21, 2014

As summer marks the transition from spring to fall semester, San Diego State is preparing for an even bigger transition as Chukuka Enwemeka succeeds 15-year...

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American soldier stands in the sun

SDSU awarded veterans grant

July 7, 2014

San Diego State has been awarded a grant of $132,000 from JPMorgan Chase to help aid and develop programs for veteran education. The grant was received...

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SDSU celebrates diversity with grad ceremonies

May 8, 2014

Every year, graduating students can choose the way they celebrate their accomplishments other than the traditional graduation ceremony. Different departments,...

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Aztecs walk out for May Day fee protest [VIDEO]

May 5, 2014

Co-authored by Jessica Santos A walkout ended in San Diego State President Elliot Hirshman’s office as more than 200 students marched from Scripps...

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May Day walkout ends at presidents office

May Day walkout ends at president’s office

May 1, 2014

More than 150 student protesters marched to President Elliot Hirshman’s office to show their discontent with the recently-approved Student Success...

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Graduation: More than just an arch of balloons

May 1, 2014

As graduation approaches, I think about the brave souls who will pass under the arc of balloons with their friends and families watching them. One foot...

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Jenna Mackey

Kearny Mesa spices up San Diego

April 24, 2014

The Kearny Mesa area is about a 15 minute drive from campus. With more than 20 coffee places, grocery stores and eateries within a mile of each other,...

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San Diego’s gender pay gap smaller than national average

April 21, 2014

With women making about 77 percent of men’s pay nationally, the gender wage gap in San Diego is even less, with women earning about 80 percent of men’s...

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Fulbright might get $30.5 million cut

April 17, 2014

President Barack Obama proposed a $30.5 million budget cut to the Fulbright program in his 2015 budget proposal, potentially increasing the already competitive...

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Rimmel London’s Retro Cab will beautify stressed out students

April 17, 2014

When girls pick a hair tie instead of a ceramic curling iron and sweat pants instead of their favorite pair of skinny jeans, you know finals are fast...

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SDSU professors discuss Ukraine-Russia conflict

April 8, 2014

Ukraine native Mikhail Alexseev spoke at San Diego State about the Ukraine-Russia conflict on March 27. Alexseev, a political science associate professor...

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New Chipotle opts out of meal plan

March 27, 2014

Residence hall communities at San Diego State are upset that the recently opened Chipotle in Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is not available on the...

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SDSU professor leads largest Latino health research project

March 25, 2014

An SDSU professor led the largest research study ever conducted on Hispanic and Latino health. Graduate School of Public Health professor Gregory Talavera,...

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Explore SDSU breaks attendance record

March 19, 2014

With more than 20,000 visitors coming to San Diego State, Explore SDSU had its highest attendance to date on March 15. The event, which usually draws...

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Aztecs step up to the campus fitness challenge

March 5, 2014

A walking program for students, faculty and staff will be introduced to San Diego State as part of a collaboration between Aztec Recreation Center and...

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Final forum held for SDSUPD Chief of Police position

Final forum held for SDSUPD Chief of Police position

February 16, 2014

San Diego State alumnus Manuel Guaderrama spoke at the last of three open forums held for the SDSU Police Department’s Chief of Police on Thursday, Feb....

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