Nearly 50 SF State students rallied in Malcolm X Plaza Monday before joining a mass march through the streets of Berkeley to protest recent police killings of unarmed black men.
The rally was organized by SF State’s Black and Brown Liberation Coalition and focused on the
While most people enjoyed traditional feasts and family gatherings this Thanksgiving, many retail workers had to compromise their plans to work during the Black Friday frenzy. Stores that were previously closed on the holiday, like Best Buy and Target, opened late Thanksgiving afternoon this year.
SF State student and bookstore worker Lindsi Lakatos has worked at the campus bookstore for two and a half years, and has found making ends meet on low wages to be a struggle. While Lakatos received a boost in pay after Follett purchased the bookstore
When professor Joseph “Joe” Tuman gave a lecture on the regulation of Internet content to a packed classroom, he offered no hint that he was also running for mayor of Oakland. But the communications professor, who has been teaching at SF State since 1987, spent
As San Francisco debates important issues like affordable housing and raising minimum wage, the Board of Supervisors is passionately pushing for a sales tax on sugary drinks known as Measure E.
While the programs Measure E is earmarked to fund — physical and nutritional education of
SF State students could face a student success fee on top of their tuition starting in 2016 if faculty, administration and the student body can all agree--and the governor is willing to approve it.
The University’s Student Affairs Committee is considering the pros and cons of
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] USMC helicopter pilot 1st Lt. Eric Cragerud describes some features of the AH-1 Super Cobra during a tour onboard the USS America Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Martin Bustamante / Xpress.[/caption]
A sea of tourists, locals and military personnel crowded The Embarcadero this
The American economy, workforce and labor movement of a century ago were radically different from those of today, but there is at least one parallel: high levels of immigrant workers who are employed at the lowest paying jobs while working in the most difficult conditions.
Last spring, a controversial Santa Cruz-based group called the AMCHA Initiative alerted SF State officials about some threatening Tumblr posts by a then-current student. The posts were genuinely disturbing. In them, the student posed with a knife and ranted about wanting to kill Israelis. Needless
The California State University (CSU) system derecognized a campus Christian club and its statewide chapters at the start of the semester on the grounds of religious discrimination, denying them access to university funding, campus meeting space and tabling at campus events.
The InterVarsity Christian Fellowship requires
If a tax measure on the November ballot passes, SF State students will soon pay an extra fee for their favorite sugary beverages.
Measure E, authored by Supervisor Scott Wiener, would put a two-cents-per ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages sold in San Francisco including sodas, sports drinks and
Standing at the free-throw line of the basketball court, Don Nasser, the primary funder for renovations to the gym and a University alumnus, could not quite make the shot. President Leslie E. Wong then stepped up, but the ball only bounced off the rim.
Custodians of the Cesar Chavez Student Center presented their case today for larger severance payments to a board of university and Associated Students Inc. representatives, months after they lost seniority and paid vacation time.
“It will take 25 years to reach the same level of seniority,”
Despite working on campus for over 30 years, one custodian said he started as a “new employee” July 1 after the University took control of the formerly independent student center, reducing his health benefits and reversing his seniority.
Custodian Augustin Cazares, who has worked for the
Mary Ann Begley replaced Joseph Greenwell April 30 as interim dean of students at SF State, a position she will have until a the university finds a permanent dean.
As acting dean, Begley, who has worked as director of residential life since 2010, oversees student recreation,
SF State plans to shift control of the Cesar Chavez Student Center from an independent organization to the university’s corporate entity UCorp starting on June 30, a move that may threaten the employment of 125 student center employees, according to a union representative.
According to Donna
A rare ancient Egyptian mummy is on display at the Becker Corona Gallery in the Humanities Building, as part of the “Egypt Calls You” exhibit, that opened April 16 and will run until May 15.
The mummy, Nes-Per-N-Nub, is one of only three nesting sarcophagus mummies
Ethnic studies may be in danger in California, according to CSU Students for Quality Education.
Students and faculty gathered at a rally organized by SQE in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building April 23 to speak in favor of protecting the Ethnic Studies department.
Last week, a homeless man in San Francisco agreed to be outfitted with a high tech camera for a day, for the purpose of giving more affluent San Franciscans the experience of seeing the world through the point of view of a homeless person, according
A firefighter puts out flames in the back of a maintenance vehicle next to SF State's Student Services building Wednesday, April 2. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
A maintenance vehicle caught fire shortly before noon on campus by the Student Services Building today, April
The Board of Supervisors is obsessed with every infinitesimal detail of our daily lives, to such an extent that goes beyond their job requirements and into controlling our day-to-day routines. If you don't believe this, just look at the laws they've passed, or tried to pass,
SF Lowell Highschool Outdoor Garden Classroom Year of The Water Dragon Earthbench. Started Fall 2012 and finished Spring 2013. Earthbench seats over 35 students and serves as an outdoor classroom for Lowell's educational garden. Photo courtesy of Brennan Blazer Bird / Special to Xpress
A police officer investigates the scene after a driver blacked out and flipped their car on Lake Merced Boulevard between Font Boulevard and Higuera Street around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress
Around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, a
Two San Francisco Supervisors seek student endorsement in their campaign to represent San Francisco in the state Assembly.
Both District 3 Supervisor David Chiu and District 9 Supervisor David Campos recently met with the SF State College Democrats in February with the hope of being endorsed by the College Democrats in
The Queer Resource Center put on the first "Queer Your Rights" conference last Thursday in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center.
The event was hosted by the Queer Resource Center, in conjunction with the Legal Resource Center, and ASI. Its purpose was to educate students in the LGBT community
The $2.1 million renovations will make improvements to the gym and the 60 year old locker rooms. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress
The SF State gymnasium and its locker rooms will undergo a $2.1 million renovation starting at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.