21 May 2014

IN-DEPTH: A Byte of the Valley

See the full collection on Medium at: https://medium.com/a-byte-of-the-valley At a campus surrounded by Silicon Valley and the tech boom, it’s no surprise that technology has begun to shape the SF State

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21 May 2014

IN-DEPTH: Adjunct professors struggle with low pay, no job security

Sheila Tully, SF State’s California Faculty Association chapter president, poses in her office in HSS 331 at SF State Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress Anthropology Lecturer

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21 May 2014

Get outta town, summer day trips for the Bay Area

As Charming as Parkmerced and the Outer Sunset may be, the rest of the Bay Area ain’t so bad. Not going home this summer? Make friends with someone who has

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21 May 2014

Putting tidal waves into crunchable data

The San Francisco Bay has powerful, silent tidal currents that influence all objects it comes in contact with. And Boriana “Bobbie” Viljoen has observed first hand the horrors of people being

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21 May 2014

Students aim to create an app to find your Friday night plans

Randy Tovar and his business partner Jimmy Felix came up with their App “Spots” in October of last year, during their first semester of college at SF State. And the

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21 May 2014

Grad student combines tech and design to benefit people

Trevor Myers, a 31-year-old graduate design industry student, has just registered his start-up business: Small Mouth Design. “Because I have a small mouth,” Myers said. “It’s a family thing. I

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21 May 2014

The campus welcomes a new interim dean of students following Greenwell’s departure

Mary Ann Begley replaced Joseph Greenwell April 30 as interim dean of students at SF State, a position she will have until a the university finds a permanent dean. As

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21 May 2014

Professor creates a space for student inventions

Mark Ciotola remembers where it all began: as a young boy when he created his own ice cream flavor with a 15 cent licensing fee to his friends. Since those

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21 May 2014

What the hack: The push to make information public to the SF State community

A group of faculty members came together and brainstormed what students might want, and they decided on high-speed Wi-Fi. After all, every student has a device that needs to get

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21 May 2014

New app aims at campus, turning students into their own cashier

Being in the hub of the tech industry, SF State is always looking for ways to improve student life on campus with new technology. “Overall, SF State is an exciting

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21 May 2014

Combining art, technology, and Lake Merced

Technology at SF State shows itself most prominently through design projects, business students creating the latest app and other companies coming to SF State. But some of the most interesting

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21 May 2014

Design showcase brings student concepts to life

When she realized that some elderly people have difficulty using touch screen devices, Ani Abgaryan set out to find a solution. The final product is Confage, an educational game that helps seniors

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