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Hands on projects can create valuable learning opportunities

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor // November 25, 2019

For me, school is about showing up to class and getting all my assignments done. It is not something that is learning- focused. I attend all my classes...

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Author Viet Thanh Nguyen visited SDSU on April 30 to talk about his book, The Sympathizer.

Vietnamese Pulitzer Prize winner visits campus to discuss ‘The Sympathizer’

by Ronald Penh, Staff Writer // May 7, 2019

The Vietnamese American Youth Alliance held an event at San Diego State on April 30 hosting Viet Thanh Nguyen, the author of “The Sympathizer,” a New...

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UCLA professor Robert Teranishi lectured in the Student Union theater on April 25.

UCLA professor lectures on Asian Pacific Islander research

by Nakia Richardson, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage month, Robert Teranishi, professor of social science and comparative education at UCLA lectured on research...

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San Diego State hosts 7th annual TEDx event

San Diego State hosts 7th annual TEDx event

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // March 27, 2019

Hundreds of attendees filed into Montezuma Hall on March 24 for the seventh annual TEDx event hosted at San Diego State. TEDxSDSU boasted a diverse...

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Humboldt State University American Indian Studies Department Chair Cutcha Risling Baldy addressed a group about issues of decolonization and the Aztec mascot at a Feb. 20 lecture at SDSU.

American Indian Studies lecture addresses mascot controversy, decolonization

by Johann Derek Oribello, Staff Writer // February 25, 2019

When asked to explain the concept of decolonization, Humboldt State University American Indian Studies Department Chair Cutcha Risling Baldy used an analogy...

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Volcom Co-Founder Thom McElroy lectured students on the key to entrepreneurship at a Feb. 13 event.

Volcom co-founder enlightens students on key to entrepreneurship

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // February 15, 2019

San Diego State’s Entrepreneur Society hosted Volcom Co-founder Thom McElroy at a forum on Feb. 13 to give students an opportunity to learn from his...

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El Centro de Brasil en SDSU organizó su conferencia virtual con invitados Abner Francisco Sótenos, Monique Paula, y Watufani Poe. Los invitados hablaron sobre los problemas raciales y sociales en Brasil.

Campus event addresses stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS

by Ronald Penh, Staff Writer // December 13, 2018

San Diego State recognized World Aids Day with a table event on Dec. 3 and by hosting HIV/AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent on Dec. 4 in hopes of addressing...

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Border Angels Outreach Coordinator Leticia Guzman displays a photo of migrants in Tijuana on their first days in the city to a class at San Diego State on Dec. 10.

Border Angels event tackles big issues surrounding migrant caravan

by Bella Ross, News Editor // December 11, 2018

When walking through a migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, Border Angels Outreach Coordinator Leticia Guzman said those she spoke with would often approach...

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The Nov. 28 Three Perspectives on Pittsburgh event attracted so many attendees that it had to be relocated from its initial location directly prior to its start.

‘Three Perspectives on Pittsburgh’ event makes connection between domestic terrorism and modern anti-semitism

by Johann Derek Oribello, Staff Writer // November 30, 2018

Three distinguished San Diego State professors gathered on Nov. 28 to analyze the history of anti-Semitism and its connection to the recent shooting at...

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Photo courtesy of Jill Lux

IYSSE talks socialism at SDSU panel event

by Ronald Penh, Staff Writer // November 21, 2018

The International Youth and Students for Social Equality held an event at SDSU on Nov. 15 to discuss what they perceive as a class struggle and the possibilities...

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic San Diego State has transitioned to primarily online instruction using Zoom, Canvas and Blackboard.

Campus speaker says fact-checking could be a weak spot for new generation of students

by Michael Cline, Staff Writer // November 20, 2018

Despite living in an age where information is easily accessible through technology, a Stanford University professor said he's found that a large number...

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Entering the school year on the right foot

by Jordan Rubin, Contributor // September 3, 2017

As the first week of classes came to an end, and the stress of finding classes seems to disappear, many are not aware of what lies ahead.  Syllabus week...

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