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Wasting gas, circling the block multiple times and handling business quickly to beat the meter is an experience Jamaal Jenkins, a
With the U.S. celebrating its independence July 4, have you ever considered celebrating your own personal independence?
Not the independence that you gain when you move 400 miles away from home or the independence of having a job that enables you to pay for rent, food
Now that President Robert A. Corrigan has announced that the University is moving forward with its merger to a six-college structure, many questions surrounding the restructuring are being answered. There is one organization, however, that is still shrouded in uncertainty—UPAC.
While SF State is scheduled to
Julie London, who began the University’s Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act program, began a systematic search of all the archaeological storage areas on and off campus to find all the Native American collections in 1996 when she came across a box of Native American
Maritza Pulido, a 22-year-old international relations major, will be graduating this spring with degree in hand attached to $31,000 in debt.
“This budget situation is disappointing and it enrages you,” she said.
Pulido is one of many students who left her hometown of Los Angeles to pursue
While budget cuts threaten the existence of many programs at California colleges and universities, one San Francisco institution is looking to add one.
Faculty at City College of San Francisco is working to create an associate’s degree major in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies, the
When University of California, San Francisco wanted to increase patient safety, it turned to robotic technology and electronics for superior mechanical efficiency. Today, giant robots count and process the medications received by patients at UCSF Medical Center.
“A robot picking medications makes less than 1 error
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Andrea Simpson, an SF State student, has made it a ritual
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Aromas of yeast, milk, sugar, butter, eggs, flour and cinnamon emanate from La Mejor Bakery on 24th and Bartlett streets.
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Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a
Police officers in the city might soon be able to rely on more than a baton or gun in the pressure of the moment. The San Francisco Police Commission gave approval, with a vote of 6 to 1 Feb. 23, to study the use of
The San Francisco Police Commission voted Wednesday to give the police department permission to research the feasibility, cost, training and development of a plan to allow officers to use less-than-lethal means of force, including Tasers.
Last March, the commission voted 4-3 against a proposal developed by
While San Francisco is most famously known for its cable cars, the Golden Gate Bridge and progressive politics, within the next decade it will also be recognized as the greenest city in the country.
On Feb. 1, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved the spending
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People touring the Castro district will soon have more than its