A campus-wide power outage that left SF State in darkness today was followed by a 3.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the University’s daily routine.
According to a Pacific Gas and Electric co., spokeswoman, power was restored at approximately 4:50 p.m.
The outage was part of a regional shutdown
SF State students sit in front of shut down computers during the campus wide blackout on April 18. Edward Chow / staff photographer
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A power outage and earthquake hit the SF State campus Monday, canceling classes, trapping students in an elevator and causing food vendors to toss their food.
At approximately 11 a.m. Monday, power went out all over the SF State campus, followed by the incessant ringing of fire alarms.
“There was a fire alarm ringing in the hallway but we couldn’t hear it that well, it was like an alarm clock,” said Spanish
TechShop: San Francisco, is the second facility in California that promotes the creativity of the human mind.
"You'll be surprised at how small the creative community is," Terry Sandin, general manager of the San Francisco said. "It's like a clubhouse here, and everyone gets to know
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="The SF Fire Department and SF State officials make contact with, and free, two of three students stuck in elevators in Burke Hall Monday April 18, 2011. The campus experienced a nearly campus-wide blackout during a "PG&E regional shutdown affecting about
Students and faculty picketed at California State University East Bay Monday as CSU Chancellor Charles Reed met with school President Mohammad H. Qayoumi to discuss the president's upcoming transfer to San Jose State University.
The transition is slated to take place at the end of the
The newest proposal for college reorganization, proposed by President Robert Corrigan, has been approved by the faculty of SF State with 235.93 "yes" votes of the 380 votes cast.
The Academic Senate Executive Committee released results Friday after the week-long referendum ended Wednesday. Corrigan and Provost
In 1996, a SF State fraternity created Multicultural AIDS Awareness Day to educate students about the disease.
Fifteen years later, AIDS still exists, but the dedication to awareness has made education more widely available to the SF State community and CSU campuses.
In an attempt to educate
Personal stories of experiences and challenges with masculinity were among the many topics discussed at the third annual Cocktales event at SF State, hosted by campus prevention programs in hopes of brining an end to sexual violence.
Along with several SF State students, director Isael De
Students for Quality Education members, SF State staff and even students in passing caught the attention of Vice President for University Advancement Robert J. Nava today when a group of 60 occupied the Administration building.
The protest, organized by SQE, was one of many demonstrations taking
Living in San Francisco, one becomes accustomed to certain individual rights.
But in France, one of the birthplaces of fashion as expression, Muslim women can no longer exercise their right to wear a niqab, or a full veil. Wearing the veil, which was outlawed last year
In a surprising 8-6 win in their first game of a double header against Notre Dame de Namur University Thursday, the Gators softball team showed off their skills with clutch hitting and great defensive plays.
Coming off a tough week prior to starting their eight game
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Robert J. Nava, vice president for University Advancement, is currently speaking to students occupying the Administration building.
More than 60 students are currently gathered at the administration building demanding a dialogue with vice president for University Advancement Robert Nava regarding budget cuts to higher education.
Nava has agreed to meet with less than 10 students in the group organized by Students for Quality
Maritza Pulido, a 22-year-old international relations major, will be graduating this spring with degree in hand attached to $31,000 in debt.
“This budget situation is disappointing and it enrages you,” she said.
Pulido is one of many students who left her hometown of Los Angeles to pursue
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The SF State women’s 4x400 relay team
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The SF State baseball team was out-batted from the first pitch as they were served their fifth loss in the last six
Every day, Margaret Leahy returns home from her part-time teaching job at SF State and is greeted with excitement by her dancing pint-sized pooch, Marley.
She treats Marley to a dog biscuit and looks out her back door at the planter box full of pink bougainvilleas,
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="A man sits outside of Haight Street Market on Sunday April 10, 2011. A law passed last November by San Francisco voters makes it illegal for anyone to sit or lie in any city street between the hours of 7 a.m.
Playing a grueling four doubleheaders in the span of four days, the SF State softball team relied on strong pitching and timely hitting to maintain their recent high level of play against tough competition.
Although they got swept on the road by the Cal State East
College students have to fight for their right to get their freak on.
Talks of deficits, budget cuts, and delayed graduation times seem to have replaced water cooler chatter of who did who in the third floor bathrooms of Mary Park Hall—and that’s unacceptable.
The modern academic
While budget cuts threaten the existence of many programs at California colleges and universities, one San Francisco institution is looking to add one.
Faculty at City College of San Francisco is working to create an associate’s degree major in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies, the
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This is a prime example of what
Parking lot 20 is currently undergoing construction to build shear walls on levels 1 through 4 of the parking structure.
Campus planner Wendy Bloom said the walls are intended to strengthen the building for “seismic safety” purposes.
The construction is one part of a series of renovations
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In honor of V-Day, SF State women are proving to peers that they can stand up to violence.
Knuth Hall hosted the first of two performances Tuesday of “The Vagina Monologues” to educate students and stop violence against women and girls in
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="The SFMTA hopes that a newly proposed parking plan to change parking at broken meters to a two-hour time limit will dter drivers from breaking the machines to get unlimited free parking and cut down on city-wide repair costs. Karen M.
A table stands alone on the first floor of the Humanities building with stacks of books along the edge.
The students who sit behind the stacks go almost unnoticed as their peers hurry to their respective classes. Among them is a man who is featured in
California voters may soon have the opportunity to relieve the burden of the California State University system – or further asphyxiate it. A possible upcoming California special election could cause further budget problems for SF State and the cash-strapped California State University system.
Gov. Jerry Brown
Faculty responded in record numbers two months ago to vote on three controversial options for the University’s college merger. Now, the administration is asking for an encore.
President Robert A. Corrigan and Provost Sue Rosser have asked the faculty to participate in another referendum following Corrigan’s
When it comes to cuts to education, Students for Quality Education have one main philosophy: louder is better.
SQE and the California Faculty Association are encouraging students to raise their voices today at its forum and walkout, Take Class Action.
“We need to make some noise,” said
Parents, fear no more. The sound of a ball striking an aluminum bat will no longer be as frightening.
In the game of baseball, when these two solid objects collide, parents worry and turn their heads. The reason is because during an at-bat, there is a strong
People gathered in the Mission District of San Francisco to watch the Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival on April 9, 2011.
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At approximately 3 p.m. today,
After sweeping Notre Dame de Namur in back-to-back non-conference games, the SF State softball team played its third straight doubleheader match against the fifth placed team in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
In a close and hard fought four-game series, the Gators finished with a 2-2
Academic Senate chair Shawn Whalen announced Wednesday that faculty will once again vote on the new University reorganization structure proposed by President Robert A. Corrigan. Provost Sue Rosser and Corrigan are now seeking advice from faculty, the email said.
“In accordance with the Academic Senate's Principles