North Bay pets fill animal shelters

October 30, 2017 Life News

Animal shelters in Sonoma and Napa county are flooded with displaced pets due to the recent devastating fires. The fires, which have destroyed an estimated 5,700 buildings, are still not completely contained, according to state officials. Thousands of families have been forced to leave their homes, many of which don’t have homes to come back ...

Pricey commute for North Bay students

September 20, 2017 Opinion 1 Comment

For Eden Yohannes, coming to SF State from Petaluma can cost up to $26 a day. She and other students from the North Bay often commute because they cannot afford to live in San Francisco and have opted to live with their families outside the city. Commuting to SF State comes with a series of ...

Students to rely on tipping to make ends meet

September 18, 2017 Life

SF State students in the foodservice industry rely on the voluntary, and often paltry, tips people pay in exchange for service to cover the rent. Tipping is a delicate subject in the U.S. because it’s a large part of the culture and economy – especially in regards to food services. Normal tipping practices can vary ...

Career Services creates a new way to find a job

September 6, 2017 Life News

Students looking for jobs at SF State have just received a new, streamlined platform to make finding employers easier. The SF State Career Services and Leadership Development, or CSLD, partnered with the jobs site Handshake to make connecting students with employers more efficient. Handshake is a university recruitment platform that the director, Orlando Harris, calls ...