13 Dec 2014

Ethnic studies program to be implemented into local Bay Area high schools

After much anticipation from educators, students and other community members, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 9 to implement an ethnic studies program in each of

02 Dec 2014

Some students with financial obligations lose out on turkey time

While Thanksgiving offers many students a break from the stress of school and an opportunity to reconnect with their families, some students simply can not afford to travel back home.

26 Nov 2014

Native Americans give thanks for continued culture, remember past

As the sun rose above the horizon one November morning, years of what one Native American SF State student described as anger began to wane, transforming his perspective on Thanksgiving Day. Nicholas Gomez,

15 Nov 2014

Parkmerced residents gather to discuss housing relocation

Hundreds of residents living in Parkmerced will be relocated as part of a redevelopment project to add almost 6,000 new housing units to the neighborhood starting next year. The project,

06 Nov 2014

UDPATED: Power outage sweeps SF State campus

A power outage struck campus Thursday evening, causing evacuations in the J. Paul Leonard Library and residential buildings for a couple hours. Lights first shut down at approximately 8:43 p.m.

Bamby Salcedo entwines hands with Deziree Miller after Q&A with actvist in the ROMC Reading Room on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
30 Oct 2014

Trans visibility film screening invites students to an open discussion on the realities of gender transitions

As part of a global movement toward trans visibility, an internationally recognized transgender Latina activist paid SF State a visit Thursday for the only Bay Area screening of a film documenting

The Persian Studies Center in the Humanities Building Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.
28 Oct 2014

Student enrollment decrease for Persian studies

Low student enrollment in the Persian Studies program triggered three class cancellations this fall, causing concern within the 2-year-old minor. “I’m worried that they’re going to take it away,” said

Pro-Palestinian protestors march along 7th Street toward the Oakland shipyard in an effort to block Israeli cargo company Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.
28 Oct 2014

Pro Palestinian protestors continue blockade of Israeli cargo ship in Oakland, have high hopes for near future

A crowd of pro-Palestinian protesters rallied last Sunday in West Oakland as part of continued efforts to deter the unloading of an Israel-based shipping line. Participants at Block the Boat,

24 Oct 2014

University granted $17 million in mission to expand diversity in sciences

The National Institutes of Health granted SF State $17 million this month to promote the success of marginalized students and train faculty within the natural sciences. NIH, a national medical

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, SF State improv troupe, Zombie Nation teamed up with Neighborhood Emergency Response Team volunteers to spread earthquake safety awareness at this year's Quake in the Quad. Here, the zombies pretend to rise from the dead, after apparently dying in an earthquake, due to not following safety protocol.
17 Oct 2014

Annual Great California Shakeout and Zombie Nation team up for earthquake awareness

The living dead made an appearance in the quad yesterday, falling victim to the ground-shaking “Stop, Drop and Hold On” drill for the next big earthquake. As part of the

UPN Gardening specialist, Linda Jo Morton, holds the mint plants that will be planted as what she called a homeopathic and ecologically sound way to repel the mosquitos in University Park North, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
06 Oct 2014

Mint plants: a possible solution to mosquito problem in UPN

Residential Life at SF State is fighting back against a constant swarm of mosquito attacks that have plagued University Park North residence halls for years by planting mint-plant gardens to

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, freshman check out a display showing various condom styles and shapes at the Residential Life Sexpo, an event held by dorm the RAs to help educate incoming students on issues relating to sexuality.
29 Sep 2014

Campus community shares intimate details at first ever residential life Sexpo

Campus residents came for the dildos and stayed for the sexually explicit stories by their resident assistants (RAs) at Sexpo, a sexuality lifestyle event organized by Residential Life on Thursday

07 Sep 2014

The SF State community is inherently tied to Ferguson

Non-white lives are not valued in our society, unless they are those of people like Beyoncé or Kanye West, in which case they are only valued because they generate big

Paola Cerna and Monica Villa slide down the inflatable slide at The 3rd Annual Kick Off presented by ASI held the event at Cesar Chavez Plaza at SF State Thursday, September 4, 2014 in San Francisco, Cali.
05 Sep 2014

ASI launches the academic year with 3rd annual Kickoff

The campus quad turned into a carnival yesterday afternoon as students leaped across a giant bounce house, tossed ping pong balls and competed in a human foosball tournament. The 3rd