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We need to talk about freshmen loneliness

by Sam Mason, Contributor

September 25, 2019

I had a lot of different expectations coming in to my first year at San Diego State.  Dorm life, a packed schedule and new friends were all things on my radar as I drove down Montezuma Road on move-in-day. While my time her...

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 of freedom resonates with students long after they leave their twin be...

The phone call I wish I didn’t have

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

It’s said that one phone call can change your life. As cliche as that statement is, I never realized how true it was — until recently. Two weeks ago, I received what I thought was just an ordinary phone call. The voice on ...

Meetup connects like-minded locals

by Sandra De La Torre

December 12, 2011

There is a vast assortment of social media platforms available at the disposal of Internet users. However, few have been specifically designed to “use the Internet to get off the Internet.” Meetup.com does just that. ...