08 Dec 2015

Society’s Misconceptions of Black Women Promote Ignorance

The other day, my friend and I were discussing what we call the heterosexual “dating ladder.” On this ladder, white women are put at the top and black women tend to

10 Nov 2015

Female TV Characters are present but lacking

Between 8 and 11 p.m. on Thursdays, I am not to be disturbed. I have my kettle corn next to my blackberry Izze and a big plate of nachos. With my feet propped up, I

07 Nov 2015

General Union of Palestine Students honor Edward Said mural anniversary

SF State’s General Union of Palestine Students and Associated Students, Inc. honored English and comparative literature professor, author and Palestine nation advocate Edward Said Thursday. “Edward Said is a genius, essentially,”

23 Oct 2015

National day of action prompts SF State student rally

SF State historic organizations voiced their opposition to the California State University mandate that equipped all campus police with Tasers during the National Day of Action to Stop Police Brutality Thursday. The

20 Oct 2015

Student rally draws attention to social injustices

Associated Students, Inc.’s Project Connect organized a SPEAK OUT rally Tuesday at noon in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The rally was organized to allow student organizations to

19 Oct 2015

Racism is not a punchline

Let’s take a moment to applaud those who are still living proof of the phrase “ignorance is bliss” in the year 2015. Social media exploded after a Facebook user posted a

15 Oct 2015

ASI votes to keep current funding model for historic organizations

In a unanimous decision, Associated Students, Inc. voted against a previous motion to decrease funding for historical organizations Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Jack Adams Hall. SF State historic organizations

14 Oct 2015

Students’ landlord issues tackled at housing workshop

SF State’s Legal Resource Center tackled problems and concerns regarding living arrangements in San Francisco during its first landlord/tenant workshop Oct. 12. “This workshop aligns with the mission for our program

06 Oct 2015

Delay in voting decision creates tension between ASI & historical organizations

The Associated Students, Inc. Finance Committee addressed concerns regarding the group’s allocation of funds Monday, after growing criticism for a proposal that would reduce budgets for historic campus groups. “After

06 Oct 2015

SF State’s Project Rebound expanding to more CSU’s

Project Rebound, a program helping the formerly incarcerated obtain college degrees, will be expanding its program to 10 other California State Universities in Fall 2016 after over 20 years of

30 Sep 2015

SF State historical organizations speak out against ASI funding cuts

Tensions between long-standing student organizations and the Associate Students, Inc. Board of Directors grew high during a meeting in Jack Adams Hall Wednesday after a proposal to decrease funding for

29 Sep 2015

BSU creates a safe space for African American students

The Black Student Union will bring attention to everyday gender issues surrounding members of the black community by kicking off this year’s first Black Kings and Queens meeting Wednesday, Sept.

26 Sep 2015

Student voices: SF State students define #BlackLivesMatter

  The deaths of many young black men have sparked a revolutionary hashtag that has gone viral over popular social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. #BlackLivesMatter has

15 Sep 2015

#BlackLivesMatter = Black Lives Matter Too

Last week I received a Facebook message from an old high school classmate who criticized me for posting “too much black stuff” on my social media. “#BlackLivesMatter is ignorant and rude;