Student loan debt is on pace to pass the $1 trillion mark in the coming months, increasing at a rate of roughly $2,853 per second, according to Finaid.org.
In light of that, Moveon.org has been circulating a petition online that calls for “forgiving the student loan
Errors were the name of Friday’s baseball game as SF State nearly let the win slip by during their series opener against Cal State University East Bay. The Gators managed to defeat the Pioneers 6-5.
Both teams struggled to get behind the ball, but the Gators
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SF State infielder Devon King attempts to tag out Cal State University San Bernardino's Mike Newell on Sunday. The Coyotes beat the Gators 3-2. Photo by Cindy Waters."][/caption]
Solid pitching and fielding were not enough to prevent the SF State men's baseball
Footrace Against the Police Yields Losing Results
University police responded to a call about a suspicious looking individual near the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building just before 8:30 a.m. April 27. Not one to be caught, the subject decided to put his P90X skills to the
Just inside a woman’s body, there’s a magical little zone that’s the key to her pleasure. It can make her squirm, scream and even squirt. Maybe.
According to a study released April 26, more than 50 percent of women stimulate the mythical G-spot - medically known
Motorists in San Francisco who park or drive in bus lanes may soon be in for a rude awakening.
In an effort to improve bus services, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is expanding an existing program that uses Muni buses to cite drivers using transit-only
This often bustling neighborhood, one of the most prominent symbols of LGBT activism nationwide, offers a trendy personality that’s apparent in its array of clothing stores and outdoor cafes. From the numerous diners to the colorfully themed bars sporting vibrant neon signs, this neighborhood’s lively
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Track and Field athlete Maya Cabiness is one of many Gator athletes who has recieved an athletic scholarship. For most SF State athletes, the award doesn't cover all costs of attendance. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
When it comes to the sports of
Suffering a brain injury just before my first year of college was obviously not in my plans.
A month after my high school graduation and less than a month and a half before my first semester at SF State, I suffered a brainstem stroke, which damaged
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="212" caption="Lalo Franco, director of the cultural and historical preservation department of the Santa Rosa Rancharia Tachi Yokut tribe, shares the story of one of the baskets being repatriated that was made by his grandmother, Maggie Icho, who was well known for
Going out into the workforce can be an intimidating and frightening experience, especially for those seeking their first employment.
San Francisco’s Summer Jobs+ is a local program designed to get young people between 16 to 24 years old working summer jobs or paid internships as part of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A derelict shack sits among the rest of the abandoned buildings on Tapia Drive and Font Blvd, a corner that has become overgrown with foliage, graffiti and trash over the past ten years of its vacancy. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption]
This time last year, the Annex served as a temporary library while the current one was under construction. But Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27, a stage will take the place of desks, instruments will replace books and silence will be frowned upon as
There has been no shortage of controversy surrounding the impending change of management for the SFSU Bookstore, and even with the open forums finished, the decision may be quite a long time coming.
While University Corporation is aware of concerns from both students and faculty surrounding
In dim candlelight with a burst of semi-kinky spontaneity, you generously slather chocolate syrup onto the body of your partner. Using your fingers to blend it into your very willing victim’s body, you pause to sensuously lick clean one of your fingers with your tongue. You
Thursday, April 26
1:00 p.m. – Team Backpack
1:55 – Talk of Shamans
2:35 - Bang Data
3:30 – Grieves and Budo
4:35 – So Timeless
5:30 - Battle of the Bands winner
6:20 - The Hood Internet
8:00 – Toro y Moi
Friday, April 27
9:00 p.m. V-Techh
9:30 – Ear Jerker & Baan
Several key players in the San Francisco music scene and from SF State’s Music/Recording Industry school will host a panel Friday, April 27 at Jack Adams Hall in Cesar Chavez Student Center from 1 to 4 p.m. These insiders will share their perspective on running a
I was in the Mr. Fix it headquarters the other day, excited to try on various outfits in hopes of finding the official Mr. Fix It uniform. I checked the time on my newly fixed clock and decided to spend a few minutes to browse
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The Hood Internet is one of the music groups that will perform at Thursday's Rhythms Music Festival in the Annex at SF State. Photo courtesy of Windish Agency."][/caption]
It all started as a joke three years ago. When one SF State student
By spearheading the Rhythms Music Festival in the old Annex space, ASI has brought a refreshing dose of ingenuity to the campus. While the Annex has served faithfully as an interim space, this is definitely a case of campus leaders taking lemons and making lemonade.
A Dirty D.I.Y. Deed
University police took a report of a Parkmerced resident whose clothes had been damaged and sprayed with bleach April 16, amounting to up to $600 in losses. Perhaps the unknown perpetrator had been so inspired by the funky fashions they had seen
As I made my way toward a restroom in the Business Building, I was told many times to stay away, but I reassured myself I was going.
I entered and stood in shock. The easily grossed-out germaphobe in me wanted to run away, but the hulking
Justin Thielman came from a conservative town. There were no resources for victims of sexual abuse. It wasn’t until he was 20 that he was able to admit to himself the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father for more than 10
Update 4:45 p.m.: A male in a wheelchair was on the Muni tracks and was struck by a train around noon at Civic Center station, according to the San Francisco Police Department. It is unclear why he was on the tracks.
According to Sergeant Michael Andraychak, the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Conceptual and Information Arts student Micheal Nardo adjusts the circuit board on his "Autonomous Drawer" at the Senior Arts Expo at SF State, Saturday April 21. Photo by Kale Williams."][/caption]
Science and art aren’t two subjects often found in the same sentence,
Grieves and Budo
This rapper and producer pair will be fresh off the plane from a European tour when they arrive to campus. They’re talented in separate ventures, but together they bring a blend of baritone verses and classy beats that will please indie fans and
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Three Gator athletes were carted out of the first inning due to injuries during
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Sonoma State starting pitcher Samantha Lipperd (7) throws the softball against the SF State Gators in the third inning of the second game during the double header at San Francisco, Friday, April 20, 2012. Sonoma State won both game by scores
When Rick Santorum recently decried California universities as bastions of liberal elitism based on a report he read from “the state of California” he instantly garnered nationwide criticism from the likes of Jon Stewart and Rachel Maddow.
Although the report, authored by the conservative National Association
There are two words that come to mind when describing the food scene in the city’s bustling Union Square: tourist traps. Amidst the plethora of seemingly promising restaurants that line Market and Powell streets, there are scant food treasures in need of weeding out; worthy
About 200 people crowded the main lobby of Cesar Chavez Student Center April 5th to witness 10 SF State student contestants chow down for the ultimate prize.
At noon, competitors lined up in order to be the first to eat eight Underdog beef hotdogs. The location opened on campus
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Abel Gomez attends a Raza Organization meeting on Wednesday. Gomez will be performing a piece at "Cock Tales" on how being queer has affected his relationship with his father. April 11, 2012. Photo by Andrew Lopez."][/caption]
In Latin cultures, machismo is defined
If you want to find out anything about the important decisions affecting this institution, you must navigate a bureaucratic system that is not only unfriendly, but actively hostile to those seeking to shine some light on how a supposedly “public” institution runs.
From the decision to
Sirens wailed up and down Market Street as San Franciscans celebrated the 106th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake early Tuesday morning.
Antique fire trucks ferried the remaining survivors, George Quilici and Winne Hook, both 106, to the corner of Market and Kearny to Lotta’s Fountain, where citizens
As contract negotiations between the California Faculty Association and the California State University drag into the 22nd month and teachers have called into question the direction the system is heading, one word continues to strike a chord with students: privatization.
In recent years, as the cost of tuition has increased at an exponential rate, many classes,
On the fourth floor of the Humanities Building’s north end, an open door comes into view as soon as students and faculty reach the top of the stairs. The room, which houses the newly established Persian studiesoffice, is decorated thoughtfully with a plush rug, framed photographs