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SDSU enrolls largest number of students since 2008

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // October 2, 2020

San Diego State has reported the largest enrolled class in 12 years, consisting of 35,578 graduate and undergraduate students. Transfer students saw...

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Embrace culture shock in college, it can be a good experience

Embrace culture shock in college, it can be a good experience

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // September 11, 2020

College brings about so many things in students’ lives— adventures, opportunities, educational experiences, and inevitably culture shock.  All...

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The meal plan creates hardships for students

The meal plan creates hardships for students

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // October 9, 2019

It seems that every semester San Diego State finds a way to raise costs for freshmen, squeezing out every dollar we have. Tuition is rising and housing...

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San Diego State has increased the admission rates of out-of-state and international freshmen students.

SDSU out-of-state, international student admissions increase

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // September 11, 2019

In recent years, data shows San Diego State has increased the admission rates of out-of-state and international freshmen students, a trend dating back...

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What college life is like without a social media presence

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor // September 4, 2019

Major social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, along with many others, are avidly used among a large percentage...

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Strong friendships help you through your college years

Strong friendships help you through your college years

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor // August 21, 2019

Starting college can be intimidating. There is a lot of new information and stimuli to take in during the first few days.  You will no longer be living...

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How to be successful as a freshman

How to be successful as a freshman

by Ellyse Logan, Contributor // August 14, 2019

Another school year begins as the summer heat continues to burn us out. Oddly enough, I am excited for school to start and to hangout with the friends...

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I’m the editor-in-chief. Here’s my unsolicited advice to freshmen.

by Will Fritz, Editor in Chief // August 22, 2018

You can do anything you can put your mind to. And never stop fighting. I know these sound like clichés, and that’s because they are. But they still...

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Freshmen can be sustainable, too

by Angelena Lufrano // August 15, 2018

Freshman year in the dorms means living away from home for probably the first time in your life, having roommates, sharing bathrooms and of course, meal...

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Here’s why you shouldn’t stress, freshmen

by Shayne Jones // August 14, 2018

An unread message from the San Diego State University Office of Admissions flashes ostentatiously into your Google inbox. Hand trembling in anticipation,...

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Frequently busy during the day, the pedestrian bridge connects many SDSU dorms to campus.

The freshman guide to dorms

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // August 22, 2017

Living in the dorms can be difficult at times, but perhaps the most memorable college experience anyone fresh out of high school can have is through dorm...

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Geographical isolation creates bond

by Alex Noble, Staff Writer // March 1, 2017

Much like throwing a party or pulling an all-nighter, living in a dorm is considered a rite of passage for many college students. The first precious taste...

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