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Guardian scholars excel

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

March 1, 2012

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Before attending San Diego State, James D. Hake, a 19-year-old native from Mount Shasta, had not planned a future because he lived day-to-day in survival mode. A violent home life with his biological parents caused him to run... Read more »

1,200 solar panels installed on ARC’s roof

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

January 25, 2012

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The Aztec Recreation Center is in the process of installing almost 1,200 solar panels on its rooftop, which will save the school more than $2 million throughout the next several decades. This means a savings of $79,800 per year ... Read more »

SDSU receives record number of applicants

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

January 18, 2012

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San Diego State received a record number of applications for the fall semester. As of Jan. 6, 69,335 potential undergraduate students applied to the university, almost 10,000 more applicants than last year during the same time per... Read more »

Fletcher calls for new generation of leaders

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

December 8, 2011

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Before beginning an hour-long interview, Nathan Fletcher had his belongings organized on a conference room table. He quickly put away his white headphones plugged into his Apple computer, took a sip from his mug and straighte... Read more »

Occupation shifts roots around San Diego

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

October 20, 2011

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An Occupy San Diego participant, who did not want to give his name, stood patiently answering questions for reporters. One week ago, the San Diego Police Department asked participants camping out in the Civic Center Plaza to remove their tents and property by midnight. By last Fri... Read more »

Awards given on student day

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

October 11, 2011

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Almost 100 students gathered at the first National Student Day at San Diego State, which honored their dedication to community service and social responsibility. The event was a collaborative effort between Associated Students, Azt... Read more »

Welcome week brings students together

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

September 1, 2011

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The seventh annual Student Organization Expo showcased 78 student organizations on Tuesday. The event, which ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., was a tabling event designed for students to meet and mingle with members of various San... Read more »

Study promotes renting books

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

August 28, 2011

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Thousands of San Diego State students face many options when shopping for textbooks, and an important one is whether to buy or rent. A study conducted throughout last year showed 63 percent of students who rented their bo... Read more »

Bike theft education grant offers free U-locks

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

August 7, 2011

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The San Diego State Police Department recently received a $7,500 grant to educate students about bicycle theft prevention. According to SDSUPD Capt. Lamine Secka, the three goals officials want to accomplish with the grant... Read more »

Former president urges partnership

Diana Crofts-Pelayo

April 14, 2011

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Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, visited University of San Diego last Thursday as the keynote speaker for the 15th annual Sister Sally Furay Lecture at the Joan B. Kroc Theater. Fox was elected president in 2000 wi... Read more »