07 May 2019

Policy limits free speech, access

Students and faculty gather in the quad for a press conference regarding demands for SF State, President Wong on the eighth day of the hunger strike on Monday. The hungerstrike

12 Feb 2019

Proposed study abroad program to Palestine garners excitement

*Correction at bottom XXX A proposed two-week study abroad trip to Palestine review process is being prolonged by administration, according to Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas studies professor Rabab

29 Jan 2019

Professor files discrimination lawsuit against top-ranking administrators

A tenured professor filed a lawsuit against SF State President Leslie Wong and other top-ranking administrators on Jan. 14, alleging discrimination based on her race, health and political activism. Arab

18 Dec 2018

Career Services aims to bolster reach, hire counselors

The office of Career Services and Leadership Development, which provides career counseling for students looking for employment or internships, has only two certified counselors for a campus population of about

12 Dec 2018

‘Transphobic’ crime bulletin leads to demands for apology, action

A recent SF State Student Affairs crime bulletin describing a knife-wielding suspect as “a transgender female” led to accusations of transphobia and demands for the term to be removed from the

04 Dec 2018

Argument leads to assault with deadly weapon

An unknown suspect allegedly assaulted an SF State student with a 6-inch to 12-inch machete after a verbal altercation in the Centennial Village at 12:30 a.m. on Monday night, Dec.

27 Nov 2018

Camp Fire evacuees cling to each other

As firefighters smothered the last embers of the Camp Fire over Thanksgiving weekend, the evacuees who lost all their material possessions clung to what’s truly most valuable — one another.

17 Nov 2018

[Update] Devastated community sets up temporary shelters in parking lots

CHICO—Hundreds of evacuees from the most deadly and destructive fire in state history continue to live out of their vehicles and tents in parking lots and fields. Evacuees of the Camp

15 Nov 2018

Gov. Brown lauds community unity in wake of wildfires

CHICO—California Gov. Jerry Brown announced a six-part executive order to help the hundreds of thousands of people displaced by what is becoming the most destructive and deadly fire season in

12 Nov 2018

Fire victims recount devastation in Paradise

CHICO — The wind-fueled Camp Fire that started near Paradise, California around 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 has become the most destructive fire in California’s history. On Friday Nov. 9,

12 Nov 2018

Death toll rises as wildfire spreads in Butte County

CHICO — The wind-fueled Camp Fire that started near Paradise, California around 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 has become the most destructive fire in California’s history. By Monday morning, 31

09 Nov 2018

SF votes to support homeless

A corporate tax to help homeless people passed with nearly 60 percent of the vote on Tuesday Nov. 6, surprising many San Francisco residents who expected that an opposition campaign

07 Nov 2018

University Affairs to meet with self-proclaimed white nationalist

The Associated Students Inc. University Affairs Council wants a self-proclaimed white nationalist to explain why he is enrolled in race and resistance courses at SF State. During a meeting on

07 Nov 2018

Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging anti-Semitism against SF State and professor

A drawn out court battle alleging that an SF State professor was encouraging anti-Semitism came to a final close on Thursday, Oct. 29. A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing

07 Nov 2018

Africana studies major finds activism in music

The SF State strikers in 1968 sought to include more diversity in a whitewashed curriculum and to pressure the university to hire more professors and administrators who represent marginalized communities.

01 Nov 2018

Cannabis dominates Bay Area ballots

From the South Bay to Contra Costa County, this year’s midterm elections is all about cannabis. Communities throughout the Bay Area are organizing to pass or trash gross taxes on

31 Oct 2018

Safety concerns lead to event cancellations in wake self-proclaimed nazi student revelations

Recent revelations of an ethnic studies student’s hateful, racist and threatening social media posts have led to the cancellation of the remainder of that course’s public events, according to professor

16 Oct 2018

SF State to remove baseball field, tennis court

SF State plans to replace its baseball field and tennis courts with a new “eco-space,” leaving the baseball team to move to a high school stadium. The plan, which appears

16 Oct 2018

Self-proclaimed Nazi enrolls in race and resistance studies class

An SF State student’s hateful ideology was exposed on Tuesday, Oct. 9 when flyers were posted anonymously warning the student body that “a violent Nazi” was in their midst. The

10 Oct 2018

Indigenous Peoples’ Day shifts historical perspective

While many universities across the nation closed their campuses to honor Christopher Columbus, SF State students, faculty and administrators didn’t take a day off to celebrate a slave trader. “It

27 Sep 2018

SF State students can get cash, academic credit with Golden Gate National Park Conservancy internship

The Golden Gate National Park Conservancy is offering paid, academic internships to underrepresented students through an ongoing partnership with SF State. Mariajose Alcantara, community outreach and park ranger for the

26 Sep 2018

Campus vending machine temporarily shuts down

Students’ only option for late-night and weekend snacks is shut down, but fear not, the campus vending machine is going to reopen “any time now,” according to Chris Farmer, The

17 Sep 2018

Parking shortage burdens people living in vehicles

First, they couldn’t find affordable housing. Now they can’t find hassle-free parking. People living out of their vehicles amid San Francisco’s housing crisis are finding it increasingly difficult to park

13 Sep 2018

SF State project to transform Tapia Drive into pedestrian-only quad

The new Liberal and Creative Arts Building currently under construction is just phase one of a four-phase SF State Master Plan that will eliminate Tapia Drive altogether and turn it into a

12 Sep 2018

Housing crisis drives students to live in vehicles

The lack of access to affordable housing on and off campus has pushed some San Francisco State University students to live out of their vehicles. Between 20 to 30 vehicles

31 Aug 2018

Graffiti rages against SFSU construction, lack of student housing

Profanity-laden graffiti denouncing the demolition of student housing units appeared overnight last Wednesday at the construction site located at the Tapia Drive Triangle and the Humanities Building. The demolition is