Haunted dorm stories spark supernatural interest

December 4, 2012 6 Comments

Not many think of SF State as the perfect setting for a horror movie or a true ghost story. Eric Michael Jones and Catherine Anne Copeland were found dead in Copeland’s room on the third floor of Mary Ward Hall in 1994. Jones and Copeland had dated briefly, but had broken up. According to an LA ...

Ceramic Guild sells handcrafted pieces for holiday sale

November 27, 2012 1 Comment

Christmas music fills up Room 192 of the Fine Arts Building, which is filled with carefully placed bowls, mugs and plates with a kaleidoscope of colors. The Ceramic Guild started the annual sale Nov. 26 and continues until Nov. 30. The club offers all kinds of dishes: bowls, cups, mugs and plates. Handmade bowls range ...

Prop. 30 to benefit students with tuition rollback, rebate

November 14, 2012 2 Comments

As a student who uses federal and state loans to pay for his education, Aaron Fisher tracked the passage of Proposition 30 throughout election night. “Prop. 30 was a ‘pass or doomsday’ proposition for me,” Fisher, a political science major at SF State, said. “I’m glad that the (California State University) base tuition will not ...

An SF State student's qualms about graded homework

November 8, 2012 Opinion

When I went through my syllabus for one of my courses this semester, my jaw dropped. “Homework will be 40 percent of your grade.” After the first shock, I started to giggle and thought of something my friends and I used to say to each other before taking a pop quiz in high school: “Longest answer ...

SF State students celebrate Obama's reelection

November 6, 2012 News

SF State students erupted in joyous celebration after Barack Obama was reelected as president. Sophomore Michelle Arno said she was immediately relieved when she heard about Obama’s victory. “I woke up this morning and cried for fear of my rights as a human being. I was just so stressed out, I was like, I need to ...

SF State President Leslie E. Wong talks politics over breakfast

November 6, 2012 News

President Leslie E. Wong and his wife, Phyllis Wong, joined students for breakfast in the Café in the Park restaurant in Mary Park this morning. Wong hoped to encourage students to vote at the new campus polling place located in the Towers Conference Center. Along with speaking to students, Wong handed out yellow “Why vote?” bags. ...

Student housing applicants express uncertainty for lengthy wait

October 23, 2012

Leslie Alvarado has been waitlisted since early May 2012. She is one of approximately 3,000 students who sign up for on-campus housing every year, and currently is number 15 on a waitlist of 50 for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters. “I really wanted to live on campus in order to feel more connected and ...

Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty if passed

September 25, 2012

More than 700 inmates are awaiting their sentences on death row in California. They have one cell each and a higher level of security than other inmates. Through the crimes they committed, their lives or deaths were put in the hands of others. If Proposition 34 passes, this will all change. It will repeal the ...

VIDEO: SF State spices up Noise Complaint with Latin flavor

September 23, 2012 Life

Sweaty bodies, blazing trumpets and twirling hips all come together at Noise Complaint: Fiesta. The school dance party, organized by Student Life took place Sept. 22 at the Library Annex II at SF State. While Noise Complaint normally plays Top 40 hits and hip-hop, this “Fiesta” edition offered Merengue, Salsa and Latin music. Noise Complaint started ...

SF State students take precautions after burglaries at dorms

September 11, 2012

Leaving the door unlocked for just a few minutes during a quick errand is an easy thing to do. However, it’s not a smart decision. Two burglaries occurred Aug. 29 in Building A of The Village at Centennial Square after residents left the doors of their apartments unlocked. In one of the incidents, $7,000 worth of ...

SF State president Les Wong speaks at opening faculty meeting

September 1, 2012

SF State President Dr. Leslie E. Wong spoke to faculty and staff publicly for the first time at the opening faculty meeting Aug. 31. His speech focused on the budget cuts and on the importance of good public higher education. He also spoke about his excitement toward this year. “The beginning of the semester and the beginning of ...