No major university campus escapes the curse of illegal drugs. But the undercover operation by San Diego State University campus police and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, which resulted in 96 arrests, 75 of them students, hits home. It is also a rather rare case on a university campus of dealers with a direct connection to a drug cartel, complete with guns, cash, an organization chart and the arrogance to advertise drug sales via cell phone text messages. Ref. https://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20..._lz1ed8top.html
I have been watching this develop I think the students should be charged with everything they can throw at them. I also think that San Diego being so close to mexico has something to do with all of this.
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According to a recent study, San Diego State showed the best improvement in its graduation rate of any public research university in the country, countering a trend that has seen such rates drop at one-third of the nation's universities. Ref. Source 9
At the beginning of the semester, students in a counseling and psychology course at San Diego State University were warned the class might contain R-rated material, but students said Tuesday night's class pushed into NC-17. Ref. Source 6
Drop local preference at SDSU to improve schools, Weber says
Stephen Weber, San Diego State University's outgoing president, says he has a "magic bullet" to improve the region's schools: eliminate the SDSU policy that grants admissions preference to local students. Ref. Source 1
The financial situation at many public universities has gotten so bad that some are cutting sports teams and struggling to find enough money to stay in NCAA Division I. How is SDSU coping? Ref. Source 3