26 Dec 2011

Tuition increase anger being misdirected

[caption id="attachment_23508" align="alignnone" width="376" caption="Illustration by Sara Donchey"][/caption] 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

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24 Dec 2011

Consider small businesses when it comes to Christmas spending

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

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23 Dec 2011

Students seek the best places to study during finals week

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

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22 Dec 2011

Forkin' Frisco: A guide for Financial District food finders

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

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21 Dec 2011

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

[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

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16 Dec 2011

Youth advocate John Burton celebrates his birthday at SF State

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

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14 Dec 2011

VIDEO: Lalo Gonzalez occupies SF State

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

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14 Dec 2011

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Easther Oh delivers classic piano performance to SF State

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

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14 Dec 2011

VIDEO: SF State student Josh Ornelas moves through finals

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

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14 Dec 2011

VIDEO: SF State student balances hitting the books and fighting around the world

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

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14 Dec 2011

SF State's Fashion Network Association hosts winter runway show

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="266" caption="SF State student designers showcase their collection of work for the FNA winter runway show, "Impressions" Friday Dec. 9. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption] Diversity was on

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13 Dec 2011

PHOTOS: Father, husband, fighter, coach— Nick Bellomo

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

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13 Dec 2011

Trust a dominating force in BDSM relationships

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

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13 Dec 2011

Mutiny Radio Café creates hybrid dining and listening experience

[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

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13 Dec 2011

SF State wrestlers fight to keep weight down while on break from school

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="SF State's Isaiah Jimenez (165) wrestles McKendree's Tim Gilbert at Menlo College in Atherton on November 18th, 2011. Photo by Samantha Battles."][/caption] While most students relax

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13 Dec 2011

Bus Rapid Transit construction delayed again

[caption id=”” align=”aligncenter” width=”400″ caption=”Construction for the Bus Rapid Transit system, slated to open in 2016, has been delated due to improvements made in pedestrian safety, new landscaping and traffic

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13 Dec 2011

San Francisco tenants' rights protect renters from bad landlords

[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

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13 Dec 2011

CSU budget cut by another $100 million

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

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13 Dec 2011

SF State hosts memorial service for late professor

[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,

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13 Dec 2011

San Francisco charities need help year round, not just during the holidays

[caption id="attachment_23514" align="alignnone" width="313" caption="Illustration by Sara Donchey"][/caption] It’s usually about the last week of November that the spirit of the holidays starts to take hold. Twinkling lights line windows,

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12 Dec 2011

PHOTOS: Occupy movement attempts to shut down Port of Oakland

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

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12 Dec 2011

Occupy movement set to shut down Port of Oakland

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

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12 Dec 2011

Naked Santas attempt to break world record in San Francisco

[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

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11 Dec 2011

SF State gospel choir hosts end-of-semester concert at Yoshi's jazz club

[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

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11 Dec 2011

Letter to the editor: SF State English Department addresses President Robert A. Corrigan

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

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11 Dec 2011

VIDEO: Occupy SFSU camp keeps stocked pantry

[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

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10 Dec 2011

SF State women's basketball falls to Grand Canyon in tournament championship game

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="SF State's Candyce Matthews (#10) attempts a pass against No. 17 ranked Grand Canyon during the CCAA/Pac West Shootout Dec. 10. Photo by Samantha Battles."][/caption] Despite

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10 Dec 2011

Responding to the Occupy movement: A cop's side of the story

[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

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09 Dec 2011

SF State students find ways to maneuver around loans

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

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09 Dec 2011

High-speed train connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles a long way from finished

[caption id="attachment_17436" align="alignnone" width="591" caption="Photo courtesy of California High Speed Rail Association."][/caption] San Francisco is known for its robust and accessible public transportation. A big upgrade is on the horizon

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09 Dec 2011

Social media should not replace traditional news outlets

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

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09 Dec 2011

VIDEO: A day in the life of visually impaired SF State music major Kurt Scott

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

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09 Dec 2011

Occupy SFSU still undecided on camping over winter break

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”500″ caption=”The Occupy SFSU has grown into a 15-tent encampment, and more than 20 people are camping out at Malcolm X plaza, Dec. 5, 2011. Photo by

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09 Dec 2011

Dr. Edwin Kruth's memorial service held at SF State

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.

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08 Dec 2011

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

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

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08 Dec 2011

Abstinence an option for some SF State students

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

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