07 Feb 2012

San Francisco sewage system spillovers release bacteria, chemicals into ocean

Before people moved to San Francisco and covered the hills and wetlands with apartments and parking lots, the exposed topsoil absorbed rainfall. But today that topsoil is hidden under the

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07 Feb 2012

Ruling against Proposition 8 a step toward allowing gay couples to marry

Proposition 8 was found to be unconstitutional by the U.S. Ninth Circuit of Court Appeals Tuesday because it restricts gay and lesbian couples’ right to marry. “The decision is really

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07 Feb 2012

SF State athletes put school before play

Between classes, homework, a social life and a job, it’s hard for many students to keep up their grades; but Gator athletes make getting a 3.0 grade point average possible

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07 Feb 2012

Number of Chinese students at SF State rapidly rising

An unstable economy and rising tuition has not deterred students overseas from obtaining a degree in the United States. According to statistics from SF State’s Office of International Programs, Chinese

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07 Feb 2012

Gay marriage supporters react to ruling against Proposition 8

The announcement by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that Proposition 8 had been ruled unconstitutional drew hundreds to the courthouse in support of gay marriage. Demonstrators chanted “marriage equality”

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07 Feb 2012

Campus crime update: Chronic 2012, a Tony Hawk wannabe and a misplaced masterpiece

Marijuana Doesn’t Cure Stupidity A student decided to hit his bong a few times in his dorm Feb. 2. Apparently, the weed fogged his memory and he forgot that paper

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07 Feb 2012

CSU Board of Trustees to hold open meeting on SF State presidential search

The California State University Board of Trustees will begin searching this month for a new SF State president. The committee will hold an open meeting on Monday, Feb. 20 from

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07 Feb 2012

VIDEO: What are some creative ways to solve the budget crisis at SF State?

Editors Elissa Torres, Henry Nguyen and Godofredo Vasquez search the SF State campus in search of creative ideas to solve the University’s budget crisis. SF State, like the rest of

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07 Feb 2012

Appeals court rules Proposition 8 unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled today that a California voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. A three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco

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07 Feb 2012

SF State program recruits minority students to science, math, engineering fields

Jasmine Williams walks through the halls of SF State’s Science building picking flecks of styrofoam from her sweatshirt. The 23-year-old civil engineering student is in the midst of completing a senior

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