Faculty Feature: Dr. Tirrell

The professor’s research is focusing on fisheries management and climate change by Kennedy Avery Professors at the University of San Diego are more than just educators within the campus community; they are changemakers. With expertise on a whole host of subjects, professors at USD are adding to the dialogue on […]

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Deliberating DACA’s future

Melanie Yost | Contributor | USD Vista Students recently watched the country become polarized following President Donald Trump’s decision to stop accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program.   On Sept. 22, students gathered for a “lunch and learn” discussion on DACA in their Political Communication […]

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Annual PRIDE Dance takes place

Celina Tebor | Feature Editor | USD Vista LGBTQ+ community at USD hosts its fall dance for the eighth year in a row Any student walking past the SLP last Thursday night could hear the booming music and bright multicolored lights from its rooftop. Walk upstairs and one would find […]

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Theta Tau officially joins campus

After two years of establishing a presence on campus, Theta Tau joins as a professional fraternity In the fall of 2015, the University of San Diego’s business engineering fraternity, Theta Tau, was established as a colony. Two years later, on Sept. 23, the fraternity became an official chapter on USD’s campus. […]

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Rats found in first-year dorms

First-years are not the only new residents of Camino and Founders Halls. Camino and Founders Hall are some of the oldest buildings on campus, and while their age gives them character and history, some aspects of these first-year dorms aren’t so pleasing. Old furniture and creaky doors are sometimes unpleasant, […]

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First Year Writing course adopted

New year, new core curriculum. This fall, the University of San Diego introduced an updated core curriculum for first-year students. The new core curriculum requires fewer classes to graduate than the previous core. Within the new core is the “Written Communication” requirement, which features a new course that all first-years […]

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First-year class closer than ever

Incoming class grows in size, requiring some students into flex rooms Preparing to move into college is a stressful process, but finding out you’ve been placed in a dorm made for two people with furniture for three can throw off any first-year student. With an unusually large class of first-year […]

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Olé Weekend at a Glance

What you may have forgotten during orientation New student orientation is a whirlwind of new information that is often quickly forgotten with all of the excitement and chaos of the new school year.  After several days of lectures and instructions, it’s no wonder that some of that important information has already […]

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