The dust and LSD has finally cleared after two smelly, hippie weekends of Brochella. We have reached that time of year between music festivals. Starting May 8-12, we will have Bottlerock in Napa Valley and at the end of summer, Outside Lands, shortly followed by
You can’t do anything without being categorized. If you listen to a certain type of music, wear various clothing articles, enjoy artsy-fartsy films or drink your coffee black, it is inevitable that someone out there is going to place you in a social category.
The path through SF State, from application to graduation, might be getting a little bumpier next year.
University administration announced Feb. 19 that it will be proposing the impaction of nine additional majors for the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester.
The proposed majors include accounting with
Now that the smoke has cleared and the tears are almost dried up from a 49er Super Bowl loss, we can address what no successful sports franchise is without: a bandwagon. San Francisco certainly was decorated in much more red last week than it would
Now that the weekend is over and we all have a case of the Mondays, it is time to reflect on the more enjoyable time that was two days ago. Please allow me to take the Monday humbug out of your butt and try to
Where da weed at?
A verbal altercation broke out at The Village at Centennial Square Dec. 6. Officers responded and approached the squabblers to abate the altercation. Upon further investigation, it was determined one of the subjects was in possession of marijuana. The subject was cited
College graduates have come to understand the stress and competitiveness of the job market all too well, and bridging the gap between college grads and companies has become a job in itself.
Gradspring, an online job board and career resource for new graduates, might be the
Urine? You're out!
Officers observed a women’s restroom window that someone had attempted to open in the Gymnasium Nov. 22. After some serious investigating, it was determined that access was not gained by this bathroom bandit. In all fairness, sometimes controlling your bladder is just not
Nov. 9 there was a report of a knife left unattended at the J. Paul Leonard Library. Officers responded and took possession of the knife and marked it for destruction — which, if you think about it, is not entirely fair. This student could
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Members of Students for Quality Education gathered at Malcolm X Plaza
Nov. 3 at Cox Stadium, officers responded to a report of a juvenile subject with a laceration on her head. Medics responded and treated the subject, who refused medical transportation and was transported to UCSF Medical center by her father. If not in a
Occupy the Basketball Courts
Officers approached a subject shooting some sweet hoops after hours in the Gymnasium Oct. 26. The subject became argumentative when asked to leave and to supply the officer with identification. Come on, Mr. Officer, you should have challenged this hooligan to a
Third Degree Face Melts
Officers received reports of a subject who damaged a guitar at the Cesar Chavez Student Center Oct. 19. When officers responded, the owner did not wish to prosecute and the subject was escorted off campus. Now let’s take a look at the
No Shirts, No Shoes, No Facebook
Officers received a call about a topless subject using a computer at the HSS Building Oct. 13. When confronted, the subject repeatedly gave incorrect identification. SF State has strict regulations regarding one’s own virtual adventure on the internet, so please,
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Officers spotted a male subject sleeping in the Science Building Oct. 5. and determined that the subject had an active $1,000 warrant out from San Mateo County for probation violation. This is the second week with similar circumstances. It would appear that a college campus is not somewhere
UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White has been named the newest chancellor of the California State University System.
Charles B. Reed officially announced his retirement earlier this year in May after 14 years of service.
“I am humbled to have been chosen to lead the California State
Skate, Die or Lie
While on patrol Sept. 27, officers observed a skateboarder at Burk Lane. Officers made contact with the subject and he was cited. To make matters worse, this little shredder was also charged for providing false identification to the officer. Come on man,
Still recovering from the excitement after placing second in Verizon's How Sweet the Sound choir competition, the SF State Gospel Gators gathered at Lakeside Presbyterian Church Oct. 1 to rehearse.
The Gospel Gators, an inclusive student choir with a diverse group of people from Christians to Atheists,
Punk in Drublic
There were reports Sept. 21 of an intoxicated subject at Parkmerced sports bar Park 77. Officers responded and took the subject into custody for public intoxication. Riddle us this: How does one get a drunk in public citation at a bar? Was the
Is chivalry dead? Maybe not, but it’s certainly on its deathbed. I’m a cynic and my sarcastic sense of humor has often been cited as rude, but it does make life a bit easier when we live by the “do unto others
When classes end for the day, students are often overwhelmed by an urge to leave campus right away and get home. The sense of urgency these students feel is part of what has led to SF State’s designation as a commuter campus, but times are changing.
Driving Under the Influence of Party Rock
On 19th Avenue, Sept. 14, officers conducted a traffic stop and determined a subject was driving under the influence around 3 a.m. While intoxication can sometimes lead to a great story or two — come on, this is San
Collapsed Lung Diagnosis
Sometime in the wee hours between Sept. 5-6, a male SF State student was reported with a collapsed lung at the Student Health Services. Officers responded to the scene with the San Francisco Fire Department. The subject was eventually transferred to the UCSF
Hide Your Keys, Hide Your Wives
Between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., a gentleman reported that his vehicle had been broken into at Lot 20 Aug. 29. The total reported value of losses included sunglasses and a CD changer at a reported $490. For the sake
For the first time in 58 years, the SFSU Bookstore has gone from a nonprofit to being managed by Follett Higher Education Group, a family owned corporation.
The University will maintain ownership of the Bookstore while Follett is used as a contractor for management. Every year
Edwin Lee, who became San Francisco’s first elected Asian-American mayor earlier this year, will be the keynote speaker at the SF State commencement ceremony May 19.
“The mayor is a strong supporter of higher education who appreciates the contributions SF State makes to the economic, cultural and intellectual
Officers assist convulsing student
Officers, along with the San Francisco Fire Department, responded to a subject convulsing at the Towers at Centennial Square May 12 at 11 a.m. The subject was unable to stand and was transported to UCSF Medical Center for further assistance.