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An arsonist has struck four times this semester, nearly matching the total
In addition to the many propositions on the ballot this November, voters will get the chance to decide on an issue with ramifications that will reach far beyond the state.
If passed, Proposition 35 will impose stiffer penalties for convicted human traffickers. Among the proposed penalties
In 2010, more than 14 million people all over the world were learning to speak German, according to statistics published by Netzwerk Deutsch.
I took my first German language course in Spring 2010. The room was bustling with bad German rap, umlauts in all the wrong
To commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11, the University's history department presents the Jules Tygiel Memorial Forum today. This is the 11th annual forum set to discuss world affairs in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Moderated by associate professor of history Mazier Behrooz, the
Update (8:45 p.m.): CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom died from his injuries today at 6:05 p.m. at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, according to a press release from CHP spokeswoman Fran Clader.
SF State alumnus Christopher Boone Lacy has been identified as the shooter in
Andrew Bird is like the coolest English Literature teacher you never had. At his August 9 Outside Lands Night Show, with trademark sock monkey propped against Bird's double spinning horn speaker, his awkward charm filled The Independent with delight.
Kelly Hogan opened the show with a
Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the California State University system, has announced his retirement after 14 years.
"Our campuses have continued to flourish even in the face of budgetary challenges and tremendous growth. Throughout my time here, the CSU has grown by more than 100,000 students,
Alongside a number of students graduating this May, one face most familiar with the current campus population will also be ending his stay at SF State.
The presidential search advisory committee announced recently the finalization of candidate reviews in the search for a successor to President
Students are two signatures closer to receiving extra benefits from the health center.
A student petition circulated April 5 to April 23 to gain support for a proposed Student Health Center fee hike of $25, which will increase gradually through Fall 2016. After review by the
There has been no shortage of controversy surrounding the impending change of management for the SFSU Bookstore, and even with the open forums finished, the decision may be quite a long time coming.
While University Corporation is aware of concerns from both students and faculty surrounding
About 200 people crowded the main lobby of Cesar Chavez Student Center April 5th to witness 10 SF State student contestants chow down for the ultimate prize.
At noon, competitors lined up in order to be the first to eat eight Underdog beef hotdogs. The location opened on campus
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Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester.
The Student Fee Advisory voted unanimously April 4th to accept a proposal for a $25 fee increase for each student,
Samuel Gunter wasn’t staring lazily out of the window because he couldn’t stand the teacher. He thought it was OK that his teacher had to repeat instructions to him once more than the rest of his class.
The SF State art major wasn’t an apathetic child,
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While often confused with the work done by magnifying glass-wielding scientists, forensics has a history that extends
Having provided the SF State campus community with textbooks, leisure reads and a number of other school-related supplies since its establishment in 1954, Franciscan Shops, which operates as the SFSU Bookstore, might be put under the management of a for-profit corporation in coming months.
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After a number of delays, Ike's Place is opening tomorrow, March 1, exactly one year after the sandwich shop
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Andrew Gutierrez, president of Associated Students, Inc., looks at Chancellor Charles Reed as he speaks about the process of choosing the next university president. He is the only student representative on the committee finding candidates to become the next SF State
Money still can't buy you love, but it might buy you happiness if you know where to spend it.
According to a recently-published study led by Ryan T. Howell, assistant professor of psychology at SF State, spending money on experiences, not material possessions, can lead to
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Will Nelson and Kelly Corwin are not college teachers. They have long, sunny blonde hair draping their shoulders; they
The winner will not only win $10,000, but will ride on a float Feb. 11 during San Francisco's Chinese New Year parade, the biggest celebration outside of Asia. They will also become a goodwill ambassador for the Chinese community throughout the Year of the Dragon.