24 May 2017

From Prison to College

Multimedia package on the experience of adjusting to college after prison

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24 May 2017

Finals disrupted following bomb threat

** Ian Williams contributed to this article. The HSS building was shut down earlier today due to police activity in the wake of a bomb threat, according to Mary Kenny,

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21 May 2017

Thousands gathered at Hippie Hill 2.0

Every April 20, cannabis lovers have converged on the grassy knolls of Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park to smoke marijuana and celebrate the “stoner’s holiday.” This year, San Francisco

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19 May 2017

SF State athletics to remain under Division II competition

Almost two decades of Division II.  Students at SF State have been questioning why the university’s sports teams don’t compete under Division I.  The Gators have been a part of

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18 May 2017

Defendant pleads not guilty in slaying of SF State student

The suspect in the killing of an SF State student pleaded not guilty to all counts this morning at the San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City. Frederick Tran is on

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18 May 2017

URM science students face disparity despite higher graduation rate

SF State students continue to face a lack of diversity in science departments despite a recent increase in graduation rates for underrepresented minority students.   As the percentage of underrepresented

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18 May 2017

Bay Area students work together to study Oakland lead levels

SF State biology students are teaming up with high school students in East Oakland to test the amounts of lead in their community using samples of dust, paint, water and

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17 May 2017

The Masters of Fine Art 2017

  After working vigorously hard on not just creating art pieces, but creating a thesis through their metamorphosing art pieces, for the past three years, SF State’s 2017 Masters of

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17 May 2017

Crossways pose threat to SF State students

Traffic accidents killed three people in San Francisco between April 28 and May 1. One victim, Meda Hacopian, 77, was killed while crossing Lake Merced Boulevard at Font Boulevard, the

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17 May 2017

San Francisco housing costs deter graduates from staying local

With the school year coming to an end, graduating students have a lot more on their plate than just finals and assignments. Housing and the rising cost of living in

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17 May 2017

Future campus life: predictions from the graduates of 2017

With the new Mashouf Wellness Center nearing completion and proposed construction plans ahead, future graduates reflect on their time at SF State while predicting how campus life may differ for

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17 May 2017

Freshman finishes first year with Chicago performance

As he swung his hips around, dressed in a dazzling, sparkling outfit, drama major Nick Christman sent the audience spiraling into laughter. The 19-year-old freshman performed the role of the

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17 May 2017

Question and answer with interim provost addresses the Graduation Initiative 2025

In an interview with Xpress, San Francisco State University Interim Provost Jennifer Summit sat down to discuss the CSU Graduation 2025 Initiative. The initiative aims to “raise attention rates, strengthen

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17 May 2017

Why my parents will not be attending my graduation

My parents and I have always had a strained relationship. My mother met my father, who was considerably older than she was, and began to experiment with drugs. He was

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17 May 2017

Advising attempts to alleviate student graduation roadblocks

After hitting multiple roadblocks when trying to meet graduation requirements, BECA student Tim Blair was finally able to graduate in Winter 2016 – two years after his original expected graduation

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16 May 2017

SF State graduate student identified as Treasure Island homicide victim

The victim of a homicide on Treasure Island Wednesday has been identified as an SF State graduate student. He was identified by the medical examiner Friday, weeks before accepting his

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11 May 2017

CSU loses out on $325 million in funding; tuition increase inevitable

Hundreds of thousands of students, faculty and staff will be put at a disadvantage after Gov. Jerry Brown’s May revision of the state budget for this upcoming year falls short

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11 May 2017

Student debuts award-winning interactive film on YouTube

One award-winning SF State student is making waves in the film industry with the use of interactive technology. Broadcasting and electronic communication art major Shane Murphy debuted his innovative short

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11 May 2017

Annual Happy Concert offers stress relief before finals

Students looking for a relaxing outlet before finals can find musical respite inside the Creative Arts Building’s Knuth Hall. Victoria Neve, classical piano professor and Inara Morgenstern, accompanist and lecturer,

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11 May 2017

“Life After Life” documentary shows brighter side of success after prison

SF State’s Project Rebound program and Documentary Film Institute are set to host a screening and panel for “Life After Life,” a documentary that aims to enforce the importance of

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11 May 2017

Ayala-Hil looks to improve upon first season at SF State

The SF State men’s soccer team is back to practice in preparation for their upcoming fall season after completing their 2016 regular season with a 9-6-2 overall record, only four

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11 May 2017

Technology changes the game for student escorts

As dating apps like Tinder and OKCupid and gadgets such as virtual reality headsets and Wi-Fi-connected sex toys change the way college students meet, date and have sex, the gray

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10 May 2017

Remembering Chinese exclusion leads to call for American inclusion

The Chinese for Affirmative Action organization housed a rally at Portsmouth Square Saturday to commemorate the 135th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act and to protest the recent travel ban

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10 May 2017

Hundreds give feedback to shape University development

SF State’s Ideas Week drew hundreds of students, faculty and staff who gave their input as to what they want to see in the University’s future developments. In an effort

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10 May 2017

When Trump supporters and tequila mix

This past weekend was Cinco de Mayo and contrary to what so many ignorant people believe, it is not in fact Mexican Independence day, which is actually September 16 if

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09 May 2017

Jewish community lays blame on Wong

Additional reporting by Ian Sumner Tensions are rising between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian supporters on campus, as both groups speak out against the unsettling climate they feel the University administration has

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09 May 2017

NFL draft picks perpetuate negative treatment of women

The NFL has proven itself to be a hard-hitting sport both on and off the field. Just as viewers have become accustomed to the innate aggression of the game, they

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09 May 2017

Record-breaking Gators look to take on Nationals

SF State’s track and field team will send a record nine athletes to compete at the NCAA Division II National Outdoor Championships beginning May 25 in Bradenton, Florida. This accomplishment

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09 May 2017

Students face long lines to pick up new Gator Pass

A line overflowed outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center as students waited to pick up their Gator Pass made available for the first time Monday afternoon. The pass, which becomes

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09 May 2017

Inglima steps up as new head coach of Gators men’s basketball

Assistant coach Vince Inglima was named interim head coach of the SF State men’s basketball team after Paul Trevor, head coach of seven years, announced his departure to Stanislaus State

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05 May 2017

8th annual Farm to Fork Lunch draws big crowd

SF State’s annual Farm to Fork Lunch drew in a crowd of nearly 300 patrons hungry to eat and learn about locally-sourced and sustainable foods last week in the quad.

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05 May 2017

Women’s soccer team prepares to shine in fall season

Walking by Cox Stadium weekdays around noon, voices of women shouting and whistles blowing can be heard from the distance. The smell of freshly cut grass permeates the cool spring

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04 May 2017

BECA Finalist at SF State

  Four Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts majors from SF State were chosen as finalists for the competitive and nationwide Television Foundation’s Internship Program offered by the Academy of Television

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04 May 2017

Campus posters allege student group ties to terrorists

The David Horowitz Freedom Center distributed posters on campus today as part of a campaign criticizing Students for Justice in Palestine of being puppets for Hamas terrorists. The posters, also

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03 May 2017

J. The Jewish News of Northern California details rocky history between Wong and Jewish campus community

  J. The Jewish News of Northern California published a duo of damning articles this evening outlining President Wong’s rocky history with the Jewish community on campus. The publication, which covers

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03 May 2017

SF Build brings diversity into science labs

A science lab is often stocked with white laboratory coats and more often than not those laboratory coats are worn by white scientists, but professional Leticia Marquez-Magana has dedicated her

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