Bible in need of gender-neutral language

April 19, 2011 Opinion 9 Comments

In the beginning, God created a glorious being called Adam, man, and when he got bored he scrounged up the leftovers and made some chick named Eve. According to Genesis, Eve really screwed up the whole humanity game one day when she nibbled on a Granny Smith. Because of Eve’s Vitamin C deficiency, God got ...

Power restored after outage and quake shakes campus

April 18, 2011 News 1 Comment

A campus-wide power outage that left SF State in darkness today was followed by a 3.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the University’s daily routine. According to a Pacific Gas and Electric co., spokeswoman, power was restored at approximately 4:50 p.m. The outage was part of a regional shutdown that affected approximately 2,400 customers and was the ...

Faculty approves new proposal for college reorganization

April 16, 2011 News 2 Comments

The newest proposal for college reorganization, proposed by President Robert Corrigan, has been approved by the faculty of SF State with 235.93 “yes” votes of the 380 votes cast. The Academic Senate Executive Committee released results Friday after the week-long referendum ended Wednesday.  Corrigan and Provost Sue Rosser also asked for the advice of faculty ...

Vice President Nava speaks to students occupying administration building

April 13, 2011 News

Robert J. Nava, vice president for University Advancement, is currently speaking to students occupying the Administration building. Nava is answering questions regarding the cuts to the University imposed by Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal.  He has agreed to address the demands of students from Students for Quality Education but will not advocate for the resignation ...

Students sit-in at administration building in protest of budget cuts

April 13, 2011 News 1 Comment

More than 60 students are currently gathered at the administration building demanding a dialogue with vice president for University Advancement Robert Nava regarding budget cuts to higher education. Nava has agreed to meet with less than 10 students in the group organized by Students for Quality Education. Approximately six students are currently discussing their list ...

New referendum to be voted on by faculty

April 9, 2011 News

Academic Senate chair Shawn Whalen announced Wednesday that faculty will once again vote on the new University reorganization structure proposed by President Robert A. Corrigan. Provost Sue Rosser and Corrigan are now seeking advice from faculty, the email said. “In accordance with the Academic Senate’s Principles Regarding Academic Reorganization (S92-178), they have asked the Academic ...

Japanese Student Association brings attention to disaster

March 16, 2011

The devastation of the tsunami following the magnitude 9 earthquake off the northeastern coast of Japan has left many fleeing while unaware of the next steps. While Japan faces growing uncertainty, organizations across continents and seas are unreservedly answering the call to comfort. The SF State Japanese Student Association responded immediately to assist the relief, ...

House halts funding for Planned Parenthood, saves for the race track

February 28, 2011 Opinion

The House made an appalling vote last week to strip federal funding from the national health care provider Planned Parenthood.  The anti-choice Congress touted a message of tough cuts for tough times as they suggested that the services were not fundamental enough to earmark a shake of the federal piggy bank.  Do not be fooled.  ...

F-word considered unfashionable

February 10, 2011 Opinion

Generation Y has proved that women’s rights are passé.  All that feminist squawking and arguing about things like domestic violence, equal pay and the impossible beauty standards enforced by the swindling mass media is useless. Since our rights were established during the women’s liberation movement, what do we have to complain about anymore? Feminism has ...