18 May 2015

Students plan to participate in “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” graduation

[slideshow_deploy id=’66618′] As graduating students prepare for commencement, some will use the opportunity as a final form of student activism by putting their hands up to show solidarity for the victims of

15 May 2015

Professor to offer class on climate justice

Ethnic studies professor Philip Klasky garnered support and input from student activists for a new class on climate justice that could be offered next semester during a meeting April 9

06 May 2015

Student organization honors Native American tribes through Pow-Wow

Dancers dressed in feathers, headdresses and buckskin shawls taught students simple footwork for the round dance to the beat of drums at the heart of campus during the 40th anniversary powwow. The

21 Apr 2015

Palestinian community gather in rally of Israeli Apartheid Week

A mock wall stood at the entrance of Malcolm X Plaza between the stage and the Cesar Chavez Student Center as a simulation of the barrier in West Bank in

14 Apr 2015

Protesters convene at City Hall to voice animosity toward police brutality

Two groups of protesters converged on San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon to call attention to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and participate in a national day of action.

31 Mar 2015

Students targeted in scam through babysitting service

The story of a deaf mother in need of assistance for her son who uses a wheelchair compelled one SF State student into accepting a part-time nanny job. But her empathy almost cost

30 Mar 2015

Graduate student hired for Amtrak research

Whether it was working dead-end jobs as an assistant to a local florist or an employee at Domino’s Pizza, SF State student Morgan Pentruff never felt fulfilled in her work place

19 Mar 2015

Dean of the College of Science and Engineering to step down after 13 years

The dean for the College of Science and Engineering will step down from his position after 13 years and make way for an engineering professor from the Midwest to take

03 Mar 2015

TV series shows Asian Americans under a new light

As a child of immigrant parents, my background and upbringing are similar to many in the United States. Growing up, I felt invalidated because I never saw anyone share my story

03 Mar 2015

Students address social issues through spoken word

Students stood up and spoke out at SF State’s first official Speak Out event Feb. 25 in Malcolm X Plaza. Members of several campus organizations performed spoken word poetry to address

27 Feb 2015

Nearly 50 years later, students remember campus protest

Hundreds of students cried “On strike, shut it down,” fists raised to the sky as they marched through Malcolm X Plaza while they passed police officers donning riot gear. This

23 Feb 2015

University police reports attempted robbery over weekend

An attempted robbery was reported to University Police near the main entrance of the library Saturday at 1:15 a.m., according to a University report. A man reported being approached by an unknown

18 Feb 2015

Organization develops database to track abusive officer activity

Amid the anti-police brutality movement and Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, an SF State student organization is zeroing in on tracking abusive officer activity and increased police accountability

11 Feb 2015

Thousands gather in Oakland to protest fracking

Blue and yellow flags colored the streets as thousands of people swarmed through downtown Oakland Feb. 7 to demand the end of structural fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, in California. The March

03 Feb 2015

Community residents voice support on Hunters Point expansion

Bayview residents voiced their support for the possible SF State Hunters Point campus expansion Jan. 31 at the Bayview YMCA Community Room. SF State hosted an open forum for members of the