Winter break shows a different side of dorm life

January 27, 2015 Life

Now that classes are back in session and students have returned from winter break, the campus is back to its regular routine with restaurants open, staff workers back to work and students flooding the sidewalks. For most, the new semester signifies a fresh start, but for those who lived on campus between semesters, the increased ...

U.S. Open Cup qualifying match comes to Cox Stadium

January 27, 2015 Sports

SF State’s Cox Pavilion will host a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament qualifying match for the Nor-Cal Adult Premier League Jan. 31. SF City Football Club will face Stanislaus United Academica and looks to become the first team in 17 years to represent the city in the U.S. Open Cup. The team began four years ago when ...

Men’s basketball looks to keep momentum going

January 27, 2015 Sports

After a 14-12 season that finished in a disappointing loss to Chico State in the playoffs last year, SF State’s men’s basketball team looks to build off last season. Led by fifth year head coach Paul Trevor, the Gators are off to a great 8-8 start and hope to advance further into the playoffs by ...

SF State first public university to commence at AT&T Park

January 27, 2015 Life News

SF State graduates will celebrate the University’s 114th commencement this year at San Francisco’s beloved AT&T Park. SF State will be the first public university to carry out its graduation at the park since the stadium opened in 2000. Moving the ceremony from Cox Stadium to AT&T Park will save money and provide the school with ...

Firefighters respond to alarm at University dorms

January 27, 2015 Life News

Fire fighters responded to a fire alarm at the Mary Park Hall dorms at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. No fire was detected and the building was not evacuated, according to Battalion Chief Lorrie Kalos. “Someone smelled burning food but there ended up not being a fire,” Kalos said. Multiple fire trucks were on the scene ...

ASI board attempts to slow Panda Express deal

January 23, 2015 News

Associated Students Inc. moved to pump the brakes on a vendor deal between SF State and Panda Express during its board meeting Wednesday with a resolution urging University Corporation to postpone negotiations with the company until Feb. 19. The board hopes to establish a vendor services advisory assembly to assist UCorp with any further decisions ...

ASI appoints new president after leader resigns

January 22, 2015 Life News

Associated Students Inc. appointed a new president Jan. 21 following the resignation of the board’s leader. Former Vice President of Internal Affairs Phoebe Dye assumed Sara Padash’s role as president during the ASI board meeting. Padash, whose resignation was announced at the meeting on her behalf, stepped down after graduating, according to Executive Director Peter Koo. “She graduated ...

Community celebrates the life of beloved professor

January 8, 2015 News

Amidst civil war in the African country of Angola, Patricia Thornton partnered with native refugees and warriors in their fight for independence in the 1970s. Thornton’s commitment to the cause touched the hearts of those in the community, leading them to bestow her the name “Chinosole,” meaning “That to which we aspire but is difficult to achieve… freedom,” ...