Blocked paths, exposed pipes, and ditches have been inconveniencing many students who walk between the Humanities building and the Village at Centennial Square.
However, all of the holes and incessant drilling are part of a bigger project: the campus utilities extension project located between the Humanities
Dyke. Homo. Faggot.
The sharp stings of each single word resonate to create deep emotional scars that can dictate a lifetime.
In an effort to ease the pain of homophobic bullying, Dan Savage, an openly gay LGBT activist and journalist, has shone a hopeful light to the
Each Women's History Month brings to light a multitude of issues.
Now, in honor of the nationally renowned period of appreciation, a one-act play in San Francisco is taking a more specific cultural approach to the month.
Coser y Cantar is a play with an all-female cast
A proposed parklet on 9th Avenue near Arizmendi Bakery in the Inner Sunset has many neighbors and business owners up in arms.
Arizmendi submitted their application to build a parklet, a public space that is temporarily converted into sitting areas, bicycle parking or landscape features, to
The California State University system's Board of Trustees met yesterday to discuss the best course of action in coping with a potential $1 billion cut to its budget for the 2011-12 academic year.
In addition, $50 million in mandatory costs, mainly related to employee health care
It’s election season at SF State, which means it’s time for students to execute their civic duty: Make signs, go campaigning, hit the polls and show pride in campus government. Right?
The polls are now open for the Associated Students Inc. student elections, but with
From the screech of sneakers on the wooden floor of the gym to the “got it!” repeatedly shouted out, SF State’s women’s club volleyball team is hard at work preparing for their biggest competition of the season.
Beginning Saturday, the team will be competing in the
In an email to faculty and staff on March 21, President Robert A. Corrigan announced a new proposal for the reorganization of SF State's eight colleges.
The six-college structure recommended by the University Planning Advisory Council remains intact, but the new proposal differs in where it
SF State student, Ethan "EMoney" Cohen is getting his chance at the big time by rapping his way to becoming a contestant on BET's famous Freestyle Friday.
"I went up there and blew the judges away," said Cohen. "Right off the bat they said, 'we want
University President Robert A. Corrigan’s email to faculty March 21, which detailed his newest proposal to reduce the number of colleges from eight to six and suggested that faculty participate in another campus-wide referendum, comes as no surprise.
When the first referendum was in progress Feb.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Club President Tom Collier and club members Jay Kloepfer (left) and Mark Lantz (right) gather round to announce the winners of the scavenger run at Golden Gate Park on March 19. The Half Full Running Club is a new San Francisco
This summer, the mathematics department at SF State will launch its pilot online course for the new Mandatory Early Start Program, requiring incoming freshmen to begin remedial courses before their first semester in the California State University system.
The pilot program at SF State consists of
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Protesters took to the streets of San Francisco Saturday to oppose the act of war – those
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Hercules. Hector. Achilles. Odysseus. Much like the glorious heroes of mythology, champions
Within minutes of Japan being hit with the largest recorded earthquake in its history as well as an ensuing tsunami on March 11, journalists were on their feet, ready to provide the public with fair and balanced information, and continuing coverage of the catastrophe, as
Samuel Vengrinovich is originally from San Francisco and currently lives in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. He has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from SF State and a master’s degree in diplomacy and conflict studies from The Interdisciplinary Center in Israel. He has worked in various political
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Demonstrators gather at 4th and Mission in San Francisco, to protest the detention of Private Bradley Manning on March 20, 2011. Manning has been held for allegedly passing classified data to WikiLeaks. Edward Chow / staff photographer"][/caption]
For the most determined of
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Sonsheree Giles and Rodney Bell, dancers part of the Axis Dance Company, perform “To Color Me Different” choreographed by Alex Keltley at the SFMoma on Friday March 18, 2011. Sasha Tivetsky / staff photographer"][/caption]
A true entertainer is in no need of
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Consulates representing countries from
Mexico, the haven for spring breakers everywhere, is known for its beaches, low legal drinking age and the numerous travel warnings the U.S. placed against it. It makes sense because in Mexico, people can’t step foot outside without being shot by a ruthless member of
“Power to the Pussy!”
Seven women clad in matching pink shirts and berets chanted on stage at SF State’s Knuth Hall March 10, as they demanded a revolution in name of this year’s 16th-annual International Women’s Day Celebration.
Art forms of all mediums – including theater, poetry
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The walls of North Beach’s Gallery 28 looked as if a rainbow exploded inside
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If green is your favorite color, you love finding pots full of
The sweet scent of carrot-ginger soup lingered to tinge the noses of those outside the 16th and Mission BART station. Pots filled with beans, vegetables and soup - all vegan - surrounded the volunteers serving food.
“Food, not bombs!” Daisy Collazo cried to passersby.
Food Not Bombs
The devastation of the tsunami following the magnitude 9 earthquake off the northeastern coast of Japan has left many fleeing while unaware of the next steps.
While Japan faces growing uncertainty, organizations across continents and seas are unreservedly answering the call to comfort.
The SF State Japanese
A collection of photos that give a slice of campus life.
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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="580" caption="Students partake in a Tai Chi
A 9.0 magnitude earthquake, a 30-foot tall tsunami and a melting nuclear reactor are just the beginning.
Whole villages have been swept away. The power is out. Roads, airports and rail lines are all buried under water and debris, making logistics impossible. Food and water supplies
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State student Cara Stanislaw heads home after school by commuting from the Daly City BART station to Pittsburgh/Bay Point BART station on Monday, March 14. Sandy Ha / staff photographer"][/caption]
Andrea Simpson, an SF State student, has made it a ritual
Dressed in traditional regalia, various children got a taste of their heritage Saturday when they accompanied their elders in performing intricate dances and singing as part of a daylong event to celebrate women in Native American society.
“It’s great seeing the kids get pride and satisfaction
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Patricia Valladolid, center, presents "Las Dietas Sagradas" (The Sacred Diets) at Questioning Race, Size, and Gender in Beauty Standards Thursday Mar. 11, 2011. Questioning Race, Size and Gender in Beauty Standards is a discussion group including film screening, student presentation, and
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State senior Kendra Wood is tagged out by a Cal State Monterey defender while sliding into thrid during the Gators' first game of a double header against the Otters at home on Friday, March 11. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption]
Lars Jensen achieved the one goal he had in mind at the start of his 28th season as wrestling head coach: Three of his wrestlers emerged from nationals as All-Americans.
Six SF State wrestlers traveled to Kearney, Neb., to compete in the NCAA Division II championships
In the wake of a disaster as massive as the earthquake and tsunami that recently rocked Japan, students are now critiquing their own campus’s plans for emergency response.
San Francisco is no stranger to unpredictable plate tectonics: The unprecedented 1906 earthquake that ruptured the San Andres
The Australian phenomenon known as Boxwars had it's first indoor event last Friday in Potrero Hill's CELLspace. Founder Mat Kladney called the ensuing mayhem, "Corrugated Chaos" as 40 boxwarriors battled it out, culling the meek with their cardboard arsenal.
The next event is scheduled for the
SF State moved closer to victory in the National College Comedy Competition March 2, laughing off UC Santa Cruz at the Regional Rival Match.
"Our goal is to win this thing, but stand-up performances can be difficult to rank,” said Zach Chiappallone, one of the four
A collection of photographs from the San Francisco's 160th St. Patrick's Day Parade. Even though the holiday isn't until Thursday San Francisco started celebrating early.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Tony Lei leads an Army JROTC team down Market St. in the 160th annual St. Patrick's Day