12 Dec 2012

U.S. Supreme Court grants review of same-sex marriage cases

As gay and lesbian couples in Washington began to tie the knot Dec. 9, under the state’s new law recognizing same-sex marriages, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases

29 Nov 2012

Students, advocates work for immigration policy reform

Students and immigrant rights organizations plan to capitalize on the momentum from the 2012 election in which Latino voters favored Barack Obama over Mitt Romney 3-1. Lawmakers are beginning to

09 Nov 2012

The stuff and things dreams are made of: a post-election analysis

After a general election with campaigns that lasted more than a year, cost more than $6 billion and included thousands of hours of cleverly edited TV ads featuring scary-voice narration, one

07 Nov 2012

Student veterans face unique challenges transitioning to college

Striking out into the Afghanistan countryside to find the enemy was “just a job” to City College of San Francisco student and U.S. Army veteran Miles Foltz. As president of

17 Oct 2012

San Francisco on track for zero waste goal

What do a banana peel, an empty soda can and that essay you never picked up last semester have in common? They’re all trash, and in San Francisco, they have

10 Oct 2012

Board reinstates Ross Mirkarimi as sheriff

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejected charges of official misconduct and reinstated Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi on Oct. 9 in a special meeting that stretched more than nine hours. Four

08 Oct 2012

VIDEO: San Franciscans speak out against Gov. Jerry Brown's Trust Act veto

Immigrant rights advocates in San Francisco are wondering if they can still consider Gov. Jerry Brown an ally after he recently vetoed bills that would have expanded the rights of

04 Oct 2012

Suspended sheriff Ross Mirkarimi solicits support from SF State students

Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi visited SF State with his family on Thursday, Oct. 4 in an attempt to gather supporters before a city Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled

03 Oct 2012

Prop. 37 requires food companies to label genetically modified food

The nation and the world are watching California for the outcome of Proposition 37, which will require food companies to label products that contain genetically engineered ingredients if passed in

29 Sep 2012

PHOTOS: Thousands at Critical Mass celebrate its 20th anniversary

Thousands of bicyclists descended into downtown San Francisco Sept. 28 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Critical Mass. The throng of cyclists clogged city streets for several blocks at a time,

26 Sep 2012

Out of the Darkness Community Walks highlights suicide prevention awareness

Natalie Meany cheerfully cracked jokes and bantered with the rest of her team, Team Mean, at the 9th annual Out of the Darkness Community Walks Sept. 23 to support the

05 Sep 2012

Undocumented SF State students wary of deferred action program

President Barack Obama’s unilateral change to immigration enforcement policy announced June 15 could afford many undocumented students an opportunity that most U.S. citizens take for granted – the chance that

31 Aug 2012

SFMTA may install parking meters at SF State to encourage greater Muni ridership

Parking Meters around SF State: 2-hour limit: 41 30-minute limit: 20 Cost for both meters: $2/hour The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency could use streets around SF State as a

29 Aug 2012

CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed retires amid budget crisis

Charles B. Reed led the CSU system through an era of cuts to the university’s state funding. In the past four years alone, Sacramento legislators have slashed more than $1