Category Archives: College

Studies Conclude Freshman Myth Can Cause Physical, Psychological Harm

SAN DIEGO — Freshmen year in college has become almost synonymous with weight gain, but a study finds that the so-called “Freshmen 15” is actually a myth, and can cause psychological harm. The study suggests that the fallacy may cause psychological harm by perpetuating a negative attitude toward weight. Last year, a study conducted at […]

General Education Title Turns ‘pc’

San Diego State is following suit in political correctness withother universities across the country by dropping the word “foreign”from the general catalog’s “Foreign Language Requirement.” According to Dean of Division of Undergraduate Studies GeoffreyChase, the University Senate decided to delete the word “foreign”from the title last Tuesday. Chase said the extraneous word carriesnegative connotations and […]

Still no winner

Earmarked by testy comebacks and sharp criticism, President Bush and Sen. John Kerry faced off in an intense debate that provided a stark contrast to divisive topics such as the war in Iraq, taxes, stem cell research and abortion. Bush dove into a military report to justify the war in Iraq. Authored by chief U.S. […]