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Nine seems to be the magic number for next year's 2012-2013 academic budget.
A nine percent tuition increase was passed 9-6, with nine of 24 trustees missing from the meeting. Since when is nine of 24 a majority?
Ten people were severely pepper sprayed last month.
No, they were not the UC Davis students who were defending their right to protest, but shoppers at Walmart buying discounted Xbox video game consoles during Black Friday.
Black Friday is meant to help provide Americans with discounted goods
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Paper is strewn about, everyone loses sleep over how prepared they are and fingers get tired from endless Internet searches. No, it's not Christmas; it's the end of the semester. But, like Christmas, finals can make it
Forkin' Financial District
Unless your daily outfit consists of a suit and tie and you work a job that has you dodging accusations of being part of the 1%, chances are you don’t make it to the Financial District much. But why not? You don’t have
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="SF State student Orlando Schuler studies on his laptop at the Occupy SFSU encampment in Malcom X Plaza, Dec. 5, 2011. The camp was shut down by University authorities and police early this morning.Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
The Occupy SFSU encampment has
One of California’s most notable advocates for foster youth will celebrate his birthday at SF State Friday, and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is invited. But rather than champagne schmoozing and thousand dollar fundraiser seats, laptop scholarships and backpack giveaways will be the main focus
In recent months, as the Occupy movement spread across the nation and world, thousands of people have become supporters or participants of protests and marches against corporate greed. SF State criminal and justice major, Lalo Gonzalez, became involved with the Occupy movement in San Francisco
As the lights in Knuth Hall at SF State dim, the audience erupts in cheers as Easther Oh takes the stage with a beaming smile and a brief bow. As the clapping fades, there is a pause saturated with anticipation as she sits at the piano
Josh Ornelas is ready to graduate - in fact, he already has jobs lined up for his post-university life - but like the rest of us, he has to deal with finals before that world can become a reality for him.
In this video he talks
Any college student knows how hard it is to juggle school and work, not to mention trying to maintain a social life. But when your job involves daily training and jet-setting around the world, studying can become even more difficult.
Ky Hollenbeck, SF State student by
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Diversity was on display at the Fashion Network Association’s winter runway show, which showcased collections and designs from SF
Photos by Nelson Estrada
Nick Bellomo is a father and fighter. This story is a glimpse into his life.
Bellomo has been practicing muay Thai for several years. He met wife met at a party in SF State where now, they have an 8-month-old daughter.
In this story,
Trust is the foundation of any relationship, especially one that involve whips, handcuffs and choking.
BDSM stands for bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadism and masochism. It is a type of erotic play for two consenting people who enjoy either dominating or being dominated.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Alex Gahan interviews San Francisco native singer/songwriter Maya Songbird on her show Nocturna, that airs every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m. on Mutiny Radio. Photo by Jessica Goss."][/caption]
People are sitting around tables chatting, coffee is being ordered at the counter
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While most students relax and devour their favorite holiday meals during Christmas break, the SF State men’s wrestling team will
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San Francisco public transit has hit yet another snag in the
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Carolina Portella, a graphic design major at the Academy of Arts, poses in front of her landlords house. She describes some of her encounters with her lanlord as "creepy" since she moved in June. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
Carolina Portella, a 20-year-old
Gov. Jerry Brown announced that the California State University budget would be cut by an additional $100 million in a press conference earlier today.
The new cut is a result of lower-than-projected California tax revenue than was projected when the state budget was passed in June,
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="The SF State alumni band performs at the memorial concert for Edwin Kruth Sunday, Dec. 11. Photo by Cindy Waters."][/caption]
Red drapes line the stage walls, where about 50 current members of the SF State wind ensemble sit on stage, instruments poised,
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It’s usually about the last week of November that the spirit of the holidays starts to take hold. Twinkling lights line windows, bows wrap around the trees along Market Street and the streets are full of holiday cheer.
Supporters of the Occupy movement gathered at the West Oakland BART station at 5 a.m. today as part of a coordinated effort to shut down all major ports along the West Coast, from the Port of Alaska to the Port of San Diego.
Kase Wheatley, a
Occupy demonstrators are attempting to shut down every major port along the West Coast this morning, including the Port of Oakland.
Protesters are hoping to make a statement and cause a significant profit loss for EGT Development, the operator of a new grain terminal at the
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Participants undress as they attempt to break the world record for the most naked Santas in one spot at the tenth annual San Francisco SantaCon in Washington Square Park Saturday Dec. 10. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption]
San Francisco is a city with
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="SF State's Gospel Choir performs at the Yoshi's for their end-of-semester gospel concert, Dec. 9, 201. This is their seventh year performing at Yoshi's. Photo by Hang Cheng"][/caption]
The Fillmore district is known for giving San Francisco a bit of soul. But
An Open Letter to Robert Corrigan, President of San Francisco State University
We, the undersigned faculty of the Department of English at San Francisco State University, are greatly disturbed at the recent escalation of police violence against peaceful protestors on California campuses. We firmly believe that
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="333" caption="SF State students Leticia Arce (left) and Alex Day cook breakfast for the protesters at the Occupy SFSU encampment in Malcolm X, Dec. 5, 2011. Scrambled eggs was on the menu. Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
Bags of rice, sacks of beans and
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Despite a strong fight and an offensive rally in the last four minutes, the SF State women’s
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Castro Valley High School beat Deputy Timothy Vales poses with his wife Michelle at their Brentwood, Calif. home. Officer Vales lives near his in-laws in this quiet residential neighborhood and makes the hour long commute Monday through Friday to San Leandro.
Going to college has never been scarier, but it’s not that hard to please professors or the endless amounts of reading that's making students squeamish, it’s carrying a huge financial debt after graduation.
According to The College Portrait, a project and website designed as a tool
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San Francisco is known for its robust and accessible public transportation. A big upgrade is on the horizon in the form of a high-speed rail that will connect the city to Los Angeles. The
My first encounter with a news publication going under was in my hometown of Hollister, Calif.
In the year that I was there, the already small staff of four that ran the weekly publication was reduced to two because of lost funding. I understood more clearly
By Nelson Estrada
Living with glaucoma has been a challenge for Kurt Scott, a SF State music major. His vision has been degenerating since he found out about his glaucoma when he was 20 years old. Currently, one of his eyes can detect some light while
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Occupy SFSUcontinues to camp out at the Malcolm X Plaza in front of the
If students are willing to come back to school decades after they have graduated to honor a teacher, there must have been something special about the man. And there was.
Dr. Edwin Kruth died at 90 years old Feb. 22 of this year. His legacy at
After the Dec. 1 rally and march at SF State against the nine percent tuition increase and budget cut on the CSU and UC systems, the Occupy SFSU protestors set up an encampment at Malcolm X Plaza, in front of the Cesar Chavez Student center.
Five years after they started dating in their senior year of high school, SF State graduate student Alyssa Palfreyman had sex with her husband Sam for the first time.
Waiting to have sex until they were married was a decision the two of them had made