Coalitions crucial during 1968 strike

November 7, 2018 News 0 Comments

The action that precipitated the 1968 SF State strike may have begun with the Black Student Union, but it soon spread to thousands of other students demanding the administration provide a more ethnically diverse curriculum and faculty. Chicano, Latin American, Native Indian and Asian student activists united under the banner of the Third World Liberation ...

SF State stands with immigrants

October 31, 2018 News 0 Comments

SF State students gathered to support a Latinx community widely suffering from emotional trauma as it deals with a nation that’s increasingly hostile with anti-immigrant rhetoric. Latinx students and allies from multiple campus organizations set up tables at Malcom X Plaza to raise awareness  about immigrant rights during the second annual I Stand with Immigrants ...

Karen Korematsu makes momentous visit to SF State

October 2, 2018 Life News

Fred Korematsu was an American hero who fought the government’s internment of Japanese citizens during WWII to the highest court in the country. Seventy-six years later, his daughter took the podium at Jack Adams Hall on Sept. 17 to talk about her father’s legacy. Karen Korematsu began by making a point: How many in the ...

SF State hopes to have hotel up and running in 3 to 5 years

September 26, 2018 News 1 Comment

San Francisco State University will be seeking new public-private partnerships to renovate its campus, including a proposed 400-room hotel and conference center. The University is already being approached by hotel companies to partner on the project, according to the minutes of a SF State University Foundation board meeting on March 27, 2018. Jason Porth, vice president of University Enterprises at SF State, says at this point the university does not have a lot of details other than a proposed location on campus and a proposed number of rooms, but those can change over time.