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Get linked to campus news, life and events! October 2008 edition.

Aztec Facts! CSU approves four new doctoral programs at SDSU.

Feature Stories

In the Spotlight

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Rock the Vote at SDSU

This Month’s Features

SDSU Emergency Text Alerts and more

A student checks his phone for messagesBe in the know during campus emergencies.  Sign up through WebPortal to receive Emergency Text Alerts.

Career Services – Network for Your Success 

Is your dream job at Apple or Google? SDSU has working relationships with 50 percent of the “Top 100” ideal companies to work for.

ULifeline & Half of Us: Improving State of Mind

Cutting.  Drug abuse.  Stress.  Why is it so hard for us to talk about “mental health?” Start the dialogue and find help today.

Volunteers Wanted!

Do you like working with students of all ages?  Make a difference in a young person’s life. Volunteer with EOP.

Homecoming 2008 Goes Jungle

SDSU Homecoming 2008 logoHomecoming Week is October 20 – 25

Join In The Spirit Of Boo!

photo of a masked Boo Parade observerThe Boulevard Boo! Parade and Carnival, Saturday, October 25

Plan Now to Study Abroad


Dates and Deadlines

Monday, Oct. 20: SDSU Scholarship Deadline for 2008-09

Monday, Oct. 20: Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline for 2008-09


Wednesday, Oct. 1: “Want a Great Job When You Graduate?” lecture, 6 – 8 p.m., Aztec Center Casa Real

Oct. 1 – 5: SDSU Theatrical Production: “Desire Under the Elms. Revenge, lust, love, greed, trust and the tragic consequences that ensue.

photo of Career Fair participantsThursday, Oct. 2: Fall Career Fair, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Centennial Walkway. Network with employers. More upcoming events.

Saturday, Oct. 4: ‘Horror’ Movie Marathon, 10 p.m., Aztec Center Backdoor & Presidential Suite

photo of Tomas RileyMonday, Oct. 6: Tomás Riley, 4 p.m., Casa Real. Riley is a poet, writer, educator and veteran of the Chicano spoken word collective: The Taco Shop Poets.

Sunday, Oct. 19: MAKING STRIDES Against Breast Cancer Walk, Balboa Park. Students are welcome to join and walk with the SDSU P.A.T.C.H. Team -- Peer Advocates for Total College Health. Call Health Promotions at (619) 594-4133.

Oct. 20 – 25: Homecoming 2008

Tuesday, Oct. 21: Study Abroad Fair, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Centennial Walkway

Wednesday, Oct. 22: Advance Preview Film TBA, 7 p.m. (6 p.m. comedy pre-show), Montezuma Hall

Thursday, Oct. 23: One of the seven strangers from “The Real World: Hawaii” visits SDSU, 6 p.m., Montezuma Hall. Free lecture by Ruthie Alcaide of “The Real World: Hawaii.” Hear Ruthie’s side of the story about alcohol, drugs, sexuality, and diversity.

Friday, Oct. 24: Hawaiian BBQ & Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Noon – 3 p.m., Aztec Center Patios

Saturday, Oct. 25: Homecoming Football Game & Student Tailgate, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Qualcomm Stadium

Monday, Oct. 27 - Friday, Oct. 31: Flu Vaccine Clinic, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Aztec Center Free Speech Steps

Full SDSU Events Calendar


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