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Quinn Owen

Contributor through November 2016

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As a former newsroom assistant, Quinn Owen provided administrative and production support to the news team. In addition to his role at KPBS, Quinn worked as the Assistant Digital Content Editor at The Daily Aztec, San Diego State University’s independent student newspaper.

Recent Stories

Faculty Union Approves Proposed CSU Contract

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The contract would give the California Faculty Association's 26,000 Cal State faculty members 10.5 percent raises over three years. It still needs to be approved by the university system's board.

SDSU President Apologizes To Students Protesting His Response To 'Islamophobic' Fliers

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About 70 students surrounded the police car San Diego State University President Elliot Hirshman was in, demanding an apology for his response to fliers that circulated on the campus two weeks ago.

San Diego Home Prices Jump 6.4% From 2015

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Home values in the city more than doubled over more than 16 years, according to a new report. The rise was the second-fastest in the country, behind only Los Angeles.

Syrian Refugee In San Diego Talks About Life 5 Years Into Crisis

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The Syrian refugee crisis has entered its fifth year this month, and San Diego has welcomed fewer refugees than expected since President Obama announced a national increase in the number of approved asylum seekers last year.

World Surf League Championship Tour Takes To The Waves

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The world's top surfers take to the water in Australia. But even with two Southern Californians on the tour, do many local surfers pay attention to the professional competition?

San Diego Lawmaker Proposes End To Daylight Saving Time

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What's the point of daylight saving time? What would happen if we didn't spring forward and fall back each year?

San Diego State Professors Work To Improve Education For Men Of Color

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Two San Diego State University professors are teaching community college instructors around the country how to connect with men of color and help them succeed in school.

San Diegans Load City Buses With Donated Food

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The "Stuff the Bus" food drive event will bring donated food to needy San Diegans throughout the week.

Report: More San Diego County Female Inmates Using Meth

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More than half the women booked into jails in San Diego County in 2014 had methamphetamine in their system, a 7 percent increase over the prior year.

SDSU To Face St. John's In NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

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San Diego State received the eighth seed in the South Region Sunday and will begin play in the NCAA men's basketball tournament against ninth-seeded St. John's Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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