SF Hillel Gathers Students for Texas Disaster Relief

December 8, 2015 News

As the SF State community gets ready for the upcoming winter break, one student is preparing for an “alternative break” to help rebuild a community in San Marcos, Texas that was devastated by October’s severe flooding. Jordan Weiser, a junior hospitality and management major, will be traveling with a group of about 15 people through the San ...

SF State prepares for heavy rain brought by El Niño

December 1, 2015 News

With El Niño rapidly approaching, California is predicted to have one of the most intense and wettest winters in the past 100 years, according to Frank Fasano, interim associate vice president of facilities and service enterprises at SF State. “The main El Niño impacts will come during late December through March,” said David Reynolds, the lead meteorologist ...

Health and wellness unit uses therapy dogs to help stressed students

November 4, 2015 News

Crowds of excited students eagerly waited to pet eager pups brought to campus, in just one of the events organized by the new Health Promotion and Wellness Unit. “I feel that the therapy dogs are a great option for those who are really stressed out,” senior psychology major Edna Hernandez said. “It has helped me ...

SF State Terminates Adjunct Status of World Renowned Astronomy Professor

October 19, 2015 News

SF State terminated the 16 year-long adjunct status of world renowned astronomy professor Geoffrey Marcy in response to reports of a sexual harassment scandal at the University of California, Berkeley Oct. 14., according to Interim Associate Vice President Adrianne Bee. Marcy, who taught at SF State prior to teaching at UC Berkeley, was the subject ...

Sexual assault bill incites controversy at SF State

October 6, 2015 News 1 Comment

After an SF State graduate student was sexually assaulted, she said her own skepticism about the incident influenced her decision to not approach police. “I doubted that there was enough evidence and that enough had happened to me to be worthy of anyone believing me or this person being punished for it,” said Sage Russo, ...

New sustainability calculator encourages green dining

September 23, 2015 News

[slideshow_deploy id=’67844′] The Real Food Challenge partnered up with Associated Students, Inc. to introduce an assessment calculator developed by the RFC at the Vendor Sustainability Project Wednesday at a launch party in Malcolm X Plaza. The calculator was created by RFC, a student-run branch of the national food activism organization, and assesses food on campus ...

Student promotes voter engagement on campus

September 9, 2015 News

Naeemah Charles, the vice president of external affairs for SF State’s Associated Students, Inc. describes her parents as “pretty radical.” “That is what first got me into politics, and with my background of being an African American woman of color, even if I didn’t want to care about politics, politics constantly affect me,” Charles said. ...