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Roundtable: A Challenging Year For Media

Sept. 18
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

2020 poses a gauntlet of challenges for journalists and the news industry, a student journalist's perspective on the COVID-19 situation at San Diego State University, and California's huge investment in firefighting aircraft.

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Some San Diego Schools May Be Affected By Return To Purple Tier

Sept. 18
By Associated Press, Joe Hong

San Diego County has seen a recent rise in coronavirus cases tied to San Diego State University. Some schools had planned for in-person classes to resume in late September and October.

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San Diego Community College District Announces Online Classes Through 2021

Sept. 17
By City News Service

The San Diego Community College District announced Thursday it will continue online instruction through the remainder of the academic year, including the January 2021 intersession and Spring 2021 semester.

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County Explores 'Learning Hubs' As Option For Distance Learning Program

Sept. 16
By City News Service

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to direct Helen Robbins-Meyer, chief administrative officer, to report back over the next few months with options for a learning hubs program.

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Community Conversation: Coronavirus Impacts On Vulnerable Students

Sept. 16
By Brooke Ruth, Joe Hong

On a special episode of KPBS Midday Edition, education reporter Joe Hong speaks with three people who have dedicated their lives to working with students most vulnerable to falling behind during distance learning.

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SDSU Ramps Up Testing, Makes Tests Mandatory For Students Living On Campus

Sept. 15
By City News Service

The program will begin Wednesday, with around 500 students being tested every day through Saturday, then starting again Monday.

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SDSU To Play 2021 Football Games In Carson

Sept. 15
By City News Service, John Carroll

San Diego State University's football team will play its 2021 home games at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson while the university works on its new stadium in Mission Valley, school officials announced Tuesday.

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UCSD To Roll Out Smartphone Pilot Program For COVID-19 Exposure Alerts

Sept. 14
By City News Service

The limited pilot program will roll out incrementally at UCSD later this month. UC San Francisco will start using the technology a few weeks later for students, faculty and staff participating in onsite activities at select locations.

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SDSU Reports 23 New Student Cases Of COVID-19

Sept. 13
By City News Service

San Diego State University reported 23 new student cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 621 since the fall semester began Aug. 24.

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Roundtable: SDSU Sees Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Sept. 11
By Bennett Lacy

San Diego State University pauses in-person classes amid a surge in COVID-19 cases among students, San Diego takes steps to help hotel workers reclaim lost jobs, and the tight race for congress in east county.

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