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AZTECS MULTI-USE STADIUM PROJECT RECEIVES KEY APPROVAL FROM CSU BOARD OF TRUSTEES

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March 24, 2020 (San Diego) - The California State University Board of Trustees today approved the design and financing plan for San Diego State University’s new multi-use stadium in Mission Valley. The board’s approval enables SDSU to continue preparation for the 35,000-capacity Aztec Stadium, which will be among the first projects to be constructed as part of the SDSU Mission Valley campus.


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CORONAVIRUS CASES IN SPRING VALLEY AND AT SDSU

By Miriam Raftery

March 14, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – An employee at the Covenant Living retirement and continuing care community in Spring Valley has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, Fox 5 reports. So has a student at San Diego State University, according to Patch.com


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SAN DIEGO STATE GOING TO ONLINE CLASSES APRIL 6 IN LATEST CORONAVIRUS MOVE

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego, a member of the San Diego Online News Association

Photo:  Iconic Hepner Hall at San Diego State University. Photo by Chris Jennewein

March 10, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State University will conduct almost all classes online by April 6 in a decision backed Tuesday by the University Senate, the school announced, joining UC San Diego in reacting to the coronavirus risk.


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SDSU FRESHMAN DIES AFTER FRATERNITY EVENT; CAMPUS SUSPENDS 14 FRATS

Several campus fraternities were under investigation for alleged misconduct before the frat event that Hernandez attended

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

Photo: Dylan Hernandez, via GoFundMe page

 

November 12, 2019 (San Diego) – A student hospitalized the morning after a fraternity party has died, prompting a police investigation and shutdown of 14 fraternities.

 

Dylan Hernandez, 19, was found by his roommate in his dorm room on Montezuma Road without a pulse and not breathing on the morning of Nov. 7. He had reportedly fallen out of his upper bunk bed earlier during the night and his roommate helped him back into the bed.. He was taken to Alvarado Hospital and pronounced dead on Nov. 8, the Medical Examiner reports. He had attended  a fraternity party the night before. 


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OPENING A PATH TO EMPLOYMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

New Department of Education grants help SDSU address need for qualified vocational rehabilitation counselors.

By Michael Klitzing, SDSU News Center

November 11, 2019 (San Diego) - For people with disabilities, a job often can provide dignity, community and independence in addition to a paycheck.

To that end, faculty in SDSU’s Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling program—ranked No. 4 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report—have received two training grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration that will prepare students to help transition individuals with disabilities into the workforce.


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KUMEYAAY LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT ACCEPTED

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Photo:  SDSU Kumeyaay Land Acknowledgement formally acknowledges Native and Indigenous people and to take specific action in support of the Kumeyaay.

November 6, 2019 (San Diego) - The SDSU Kumeyaay Land Acknowledgement has been formally approved and will be adopted as part of ceremonial introductions at key campus events, as written statements on university web pages, and to encourage initiatives that bolster academic, professional and other support for students, faculty and staff. 


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ARMED ROBBERY NEAR SDSU

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September 19, 2019 (San Diego) – Police are actively searching for three possible suspects in an armed robbery that occurred at 4:17 p.m. today in the alley north of 5700 Montezuma Road, just off campus near San Diego State University.


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BRUSH FIRE NEAR SDSU

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September 15, 2019 (San Diego) - A brush fire is burnng at 5500 Canyon Crest near SDSU. SDFD has many firefighters on the ground as well as air resources on this fire and have now halted forward spread.

A student apartment complex has been evacuated. SDG&E cut electricity to trolley lines and MTS has rerouted trolley and bus service in the vicinity. A bus bridge is operating between Alvarado Trolley station and SDSU. The College Ave. offramp from I-8  is shut down due to the fire. 

Please avoid the area if possible. 


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AFRICA WORLD DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL SEPT. 10-12 AT SDSU AND SDSU’S DOWNTOWN GALLERY

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August 28, 2019 (San Diego) - The Africa World Documentary Film Festival (AWDFF) closes its 2019 season in its new home, San Diego. This year the traveling festival was screened in Nigeria, Ghana, Thailand, Pennsylvania, New York, South Africa and Trinidad.  It will be at San Diego State University’s Don Powell Theatre on September 10 & 11. Then on September 12, the festival will conclude at the SDSU School of Art Downtown Gallery.

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ARREST MADE IN SDSU SNAPCHAT CASE

 

 

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May 1, 2019 (San Diego) - On Wednesday, May 1, at 2:35 p.m., a suspect was arrested on allegations of making criminal threats via Snapchat toward a member of San Diego State University’s black community. The suspect, an SDSU student not currently enrolled in classes, was identified by the University Police Department within 48 hours after being notified of the incident. Officers immediately began investigating the incident and worked quickly to identify the suspect based on his description in the video and social media account handle. The suspect has been identified as Martin J. Ruiz.


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RACIAL INCIDENTS AT SDSU

 

 

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May 1, 2019 (San Diego) -- Three incidents in the past few weeks have targeted members of the black community at San Diego State University.

 

In March, a group of men yelled a racial slur from a vehicle while passing by the Black Resource Center on campus.  Then in mid-April, the center was vandalized, prompting a rally against racism and requests from student leaders for an alarm system.


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SDSU WATER POLO: AZTECS FALL TO FRESNO STATE 15-10

 

 

SDSU finishes season at 16-16

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April 28, 2019 (Fresno) - The No. 17 Aztec water polo team fell to No. 18 Fresno State 15-10 in the third place game at the GCC Championships Sunday afternoon. SDSU finishes the season with a 16-16 record.


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AZTEC ROWING CLAIMS TWO GOLDS, ONE BRONZE IN SUNDAY’S FINALS AT WIRA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU V8 finishes third, 2V8 and V4 each take first in final events 

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April 28, 2019 (Gold River, Calif.) - Following Saturday’s first-place finishes in three preliminary races and a gold medal performance in the second varsity four final, the San Diego State rowing team wrapped its weekend on Lake Natoma at the WIRA Championships by earning bronze in the varsity eight final and golds in both the second varsity eight and varsity four.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD: AZTECS WRAP UP BUSY SATURDAY

 

 

SDSU competed in three meets in three states

April 28, 2019 (Irvine/Tucson/Provo, Utah) - The Aztec track and field team wrapped up a busy Saturday after competing in three meets across three states. Kaitlin Heri, Callista Fletcher and Kaitlin Heri all entered the top ten all-time in their respective events.


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SDSU MEN'S GOLF REMAINS IN FOURTH AFTER ROUND TWO AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Aztecs' Puwit Anupansuebsai, Christian Banke tied for eighth individually

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April 27, 2019 (Tucson) - Through 36 holes, the San Diego State men’s golf team still finds itself in fourth place at the 2019 Mountain West Championship after shooting a combined 8-under-par 280 during the second round Saturday at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.


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SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO FRESNO STATE IN MW CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL 4-2

 

 

Aztecs manage one singles victory after claiming doubles point

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April 27, 2019 (Fresno) - Fourth-seeded San Diego State fell short in its quest for its first conference tournament title since 2005 on Saturday, dropping a 4-2 decision to third-seeded Fresno State in the finals of the 2019 Mountain West Championship at Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.


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AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS 4-0 TO UNLV IN MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Third-seed SDSU goes scoreless in title match to UNLV

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April 27, 2019 (San Diego) - Third-seeded San Diego State suffered a heartbreaking 4-0 loss to top-seeded UNLV in Saturday’s Mountain West Championship final. The Aztecs fell in two in doubles play, and despite getting close on one singles court, fell scoreless in singles play.


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SDSU BASEBALL FALLS SHORT AT UNLV 5-4

 

 

Aztecs see eight-game winning streak vs. UNLV come to a close

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April 27, 2019 (Las Vegas) - A two-out ninth-inning single by Matt Rudick scored a pair of Aztec runs and cut UNLV's lead to just one, but the San Diego State baseball team fell just short at Earl E. Stadium on Saturday night, falling to the Rebels 5-4. SDSU falls to 26-18 (11-8 Mountain West), while the Rebels now stand at 24-20 (11-12 MW). 


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AZTECS WATER POLO FALLS TO LMU 10-5 IN GCC SEMIFINALS

 

 

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April 27, 2019 (Fresno) - The No. 17 Aztec water polo team fell to No. 12 Loyola Marymount 10-5 in the semifinals of the GCC Championships Saturday afternoon at the Fresno State Aquatic Center. The Aztecs held a 2-1 lead early in the second quarter and then saw the Lions score seven unanswered goals, including six in the third quarter. SDSU will play for third place in the GCC Sunday at 12:45 p.m.


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AZTEC SOFTBALL KNOCKS OFF COLORADO STATE 5-4

 

 

SDSU hands Rams just their eighth loss of the season 

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April 27, 2019 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - The San Diego State softball team knocked off No. 25 Colorado State 5-4 to even its weekend series Saturday afternoon at Ram Field in Fort Collins, Colo. The Aztecs improved to 21-23 with the win and 8-9 in Mountain West play, while the league-leading Rams dropped to 35-8 and 16-4.


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SAN DIEGO STATE ROWING FINISHES FIRST IN ALL SATURDAY RACES AT WIRA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Aztecs finish first in three prelims, take gold in 2V24 final

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April 27, 2019 (Gold River, Calif.) - The San Diego State rowing team competed in three preliminary events and one final event in the first day of the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship on Saturday, claiming the best time in all three prelims and gold in the second varsity four final.


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SDSU LACROSSE DEFEATS FRESNO STATE IN MPSF SEMIFINAL 18-15

 

 

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April 27, 2019 (Davis) - Seniors Harlowe Steele and Kirstie Greenlaw tied their career highs with five goals apiece to lead the San Diego State lacrosse team to an 18-15 triumph over Fresno State in the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships Friday night inside Aggie Stadium.


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SDSU BASEBALL HITS FIVE HOME RUNS IN 11-4 WIN AT UNLV

 

 

Aztecs record first five-homer game since 2015

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April 27, 2019 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State baseball team used five home runs in an 11-4 win at UNLV on Friday night at Earl E. Stadium. The Aztecs improve to 26-17 (11-7 Mountain West) while the Rebels drop to 23-20 (10-12 MW). 


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SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN FOURTH AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Aztecs' Puwit Anupansuebsai, Christian Banke tie for third individually 

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April 26, 2019 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team remains in fourth place at the Mountain West Championship after firing a collective 7-under-par 281 during the opening round Friday at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.


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AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS GROUNDS AIR FORCE 4-2 IN MW SEMIFINAL

 

 

SDSU advances to championship match for first time since 2013

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April 26, 2019 (San Diego) - For the first time in six seasons, the third-seeded San Diego State women’s tennis team will play in the Mountain West Championship match following a 4-2 upset over second-seeded Air Force in Friday’s semifinal. The Falcons clinched the doubles point, but the Aztecs charged back in singles action to advance.


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SDSU WATER POLO BEATS SANTA CLARA 10-7, ADVANCES TO GCC SEMIFINALS

 

 

Emily Bennett and Hannah Carrillo each had three goals

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April 26, 2019 (Fresno) - The No. 17 Aztec water polo team beat Santa Clara 10-7 Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the GCC Championships. They Aztecs advance to take on the No. 3 seed, Loyola Marymount, in the GCC semifinals Saturday at 2:30 p.m.


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SAN DIEGO STATE SOFTBALL FALLS AT COLORADO STATE 9-0

 

 

Rams stop Aztecs' three-game winning streak

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April 26, 2019 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - The San Diego State softball team lost its series opener at No. 25 Colorado State, 9-0, in six innings Friday afternoon in Fort Collins, Colo. The Aztecs had their three-game winning streak snapped and are now 20-23 on the season and 7-9 in Mountain West play, while the Rams improved to 35-7 and 16-3.


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SDSU MEN’S TENNIS OUTLASTS NEW MEXICO IN MW SEMIFINAL THRILLER 4-3

 

 

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April 26, 2019 (Fresno) - Battling sultry conditions for the second straight day, fourth-seeded San Diego State advanced to the title match of the Mountain West Men’s Tennis Championship with a dramatic 4-3 victory over New Mexico in the semifinal round Friday at Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.

 


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THIRD-SEEDED AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS ADVANCES TO MW SEMIFINAL WITH 4-2 WIN OVER SIXTH SEED COLORADO STATE

 

 

SDSU advances to semi-final round for first time since 2014

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April 25, 2019 (San Diego) - Third-seeded San Diego State pulled off a 4-2 thriller over sixth-seeded Colorado State in Thursday’s Mountain West Championship quarterfinals to move on to the semifinal round for the first time since 2014. The Aztecs clinched the doubles point in two, and held on through a Rams comeback in singles play to clinch the decision.


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SDSU MEN’S TENNIS DOWNS UNLV IN MW TOURNEY OPENER 4-1

 

 

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April 25, 2019 (Fresno) - Fourth-seeded San Diego State recorded a 4-1 triumph over No. 5 seed UNLV in the first round of the 2019 Mountain West Men's Tennis Championship Thursday afternoon at Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.  

 


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