App designed for student health

Many college students lose sleep as a result of high stress levels, but pulling an all-nighter is not something to cheer about. Symptoms of stress are natural and perhaps expected from a college student. The difference between students, however,  is the way they handle their stress. Some students are capable […]

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Hepatitis A getting close to home

A recent outbreak of hepatitis A (HAV) hit close to home this month. According to the University of San Diego Student Health Center, students were potentially exposed to the virus at the Pacific Beach restaurant, World Famous.  Kimberly Woodruff, Supervising Physician of the USD Student Health Center, explained the current […]

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New art arrives in Founders

When students wander through Founders Hall they may discover University of San Diego’s very own art gallery: The Hoehn Family Galleries. This month, the gallery showcases Xerographia, a series released by Brazilian artists during the 70s and 80s. This is the first time any of these art pieces have been […]

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Envision 2024

The year 2024 might seem far away, but it will be here in the blink of an eye. The University of San Diego has already initiated and put into effect a plan to envision 2024. President James T. Harris confirmed that the Board of Trustees has approved this bold new […]

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USD ranked as a green campus

All of the University of San Diego’s composting and recycling did not go to waste. USD has been ranked the tenth greenest campus on the “Cool School” list of 2017 by the award-winning Sierra Magazine. As  part of the Sierra Club, which was created by the famous naturalist John Muir, […]

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Water outage results in free BBQ

Last week on Sept. 14, an unexpected water outage gripped the University of San Diego campus, shutting down water fountains and bathrooms from the Student Life Pavilion and University Centre to the Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice and the School of Leadership and Educational Studies. Carol Norman, Director of […]

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Homelessness Rising

According to San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, in 2017 there has been a Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego that is affecting the homeless. Most of the people who have contracted Hepatitis A are homeless and/or illicit drug users, although there are some cases in which they have […]

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Future of DACA in Danger

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will no longer be accepting applications. The DACA program was a way to extend work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the US when they were minors. The program was established in 2012 […]

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New Toreros Begin Careers

USD first-year athletes ready to make an immediate impact      The first year of college can be one of the toughest adjustment periods that a student can experience. However, first-year athletes Roxie Wiblin and Jimmy Ryan are going to have even more in their schedules than most incoming students, […]

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Construction Ends

  Executive Director of University Design Mary Whelan is a USD alumna who graduated as an art major in 1986 and is familiar with USD’s Spanish Renaissance style. The latest project she has been involved in on campus is the Paseo de Colachis Project. “I’ve seen a lot of the […]

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