Faculty space to reopen after 10-year hiatus

December 2, 2015 News 1 Comment

SF State President Leslie E. Wong donated $100,000 this year to bring back the University Club on campus, according to the Campus Memo. The University Club was a restaurant and lounge for SF State employees designed to increase collaboration and foster a greater sense of community, according to senior assistant librarian Meredith Eliassen, who said it ...

Feminists can make sandwiches too

November 17, 2015 Opinion

[media-credit name=”Illustration by Eva Rodriguez” align=”aligncenter” width=”800″][/media-credit]Whenever I tell someone that I am a feminist who enjoys cooking and cleaning, people tend to react like I just committed an atrocity. Thanks to Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, anybody can call themselves a feminist with a simple re-tweet, like or reblog; however, not everyone who does so knows ...

Our culture is not a costume

October 28, 2015 Opinion

[media-credit name=”Illustration by Reid Cammack” align=”alignright” width=”515″][/media-credit] The scariest part of Halloween is not the monsters or gory costumes but how ignorant people are about other cultures. During Halloween, we often see people dressed as Native Americans for “Cowboys and Indians” partner costumes, the fiesta girl or Día de Los Muertos costume, the mystical belly ...

Hillary is not my feminist

October 6, 2015 Opinion

It’s 2015, and it is time for a female president in the White House. As a feminist, I am glad Hillary Clinton rose to the challenge— well, not really. One of the words most commonly used to describe Clinton is “feminist.” A feminist, as defined by writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is “a person who believes ...

Professor and documentary crew may snag Emmy Monday night

September 23, 2015 News

[slideshow_deploy id=’67809′] In the summer of 2014, the Islamic State rampaged through Iraq, causing the near destruction of the Iraqi government and the rekindling of the U.S. military role in Iraq.  In the midst of the chaos, SF State journalism professor Sachi Cunningham, PBS “Frontline” correspondent Martin Smith and his film crew members spent two weeks capturing the ...

SF state faculty dive deep for undocumented students

September 15, 2015 News 4 Comments

SF State faculty members and community activists swam from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park Sept. 13 to raise awareness and funds for Continue the Dream scholarships for AB 540 students. The “Swim for Sueños” fundraiser draws awareness about undocumented and AB 540 students. It also serves as a way to fund the Continue the Dream ...

Graduation holds more meaning for latino parents

May 20, 2015 Opinion

With graduation right around the corner, it is important to keep in mind the people who loaned us a shoulder to cry on, who sent us reminders to keep going and who value our education more than we do — our parents. Like most immigrants, my parents came to the U.S. in search of a better ...