SF State policy cancels under-enrolled courses

May 3, 2017 News

By Jason Rejali jrejali@mail.sfsu.edu SF State’s policy to terminate under-enrolled classes will affect students and teachers alike who fear the impact this will have on their futures. “I’ve had teachers call me, breaking down crying because they were afraid of losing their medical benefits because they wouldn’t have enough classes to teach the next semester,” ...

Interior Design Students help keep SF State soccer field clean and green.

April 22, 2017 News

Bioswales – yes, bioswales – brought interior design majors and community organizers together on the West Campus Green at SF State Thursday to celebrate Earth Day. This is the third year that associate professor Karen Johnson-Carroll has had her Business Practices for Interior Design class transplant and help make bioswales on campus. The purpose of ...

Veterans face unique challenges as college students

April 19, 2017 News

Two veterans, including one SF State graduate student, are conducting an ongoing study to assess the needs and challenges veterans face while in college. Graduate Kevin Miller and Victor Inzunza, both Marine veterans, have been reaching out through the Veteran’s Affairs office at SF State to conduct data research through focus groups at four different ...

Distance Carnival proves record breaking for SF State athletes

April 5, 2017 Sports

SF State’s track and field team had a record-breaking weekend as it hosted its 10th Annual Distance Carnival March 30-April 1 at Cox Stadium. Distance runner Adriana Calva celebrated breaking her own school record in the 3000-meter steeplechase, an NCAA provisional mark time of 10:39.06, by calling her father to share the news. “I called ...

Cesar E. Chavez Mural Celebration addresses the need for political activism

March 31, 2017 Life News

Politicians and activists came together for the Cesar E. Chavez Mural Celebration to discuss a plethora of issues concerning activism and community involvement on Thursday afternoon. Forty to 50 people in Jack Adams Hall watched closely as panelists talked about voting and legislation. San Francisco Board of Supervisor Jane Kim highlighted the need for the ...

Three students’ vehicles broken into near campus

March 10, 2017 News

Three student’s cars were broken into Friday morning on Lake Merced Boulevard near the corner of Font Boulevard. One incident break ins was reported to University Police Department 11:50 a.m., according to Sgt. Dave Rodriguez. Communications major, Kyler Brown, said nothing was taken from his recently purchased bought his 2015 Nissan. According to Brown, the ...

Protesters demand justice and block ATMs on campus

February 23, 2017 Multimedia News 1 Comment

Video by Jason Rejali and Mason Rockfellow Correction: a previous version of this article misspelled the name of University Police Department Deputy Chief Reginald Parson as “Parsons,” and also made reference to him as the UPD Chief Reginald Parson. Both errors have since been corrected. SF State students demanded California State Universities divest from companies ...

Whale enthusiast and SF State lecturer dies at 62

February 16, 2017 News 3 Comments

Correction: A previous version of this story did not specifically identify Jonathan Stern as a adjunct professor and lecturer. The information has since been updated. SF State friend and colleague Jonathan Stern died at noon today at Marin General Hospital at the age of 62. The SF State biology lecturer was also a leading researcher ...

Religious leaders and CSU seek pathways for future students

February 15, 2017 News

SF State President Leslie E. Wong and Rev. Amos Brown shared the pulpit at Third Baptist Church for the 12th annual CSU Super Sunday, to discuss the importance of higher education in the African American community. CSU Super Sunday is held each year at more than 100 California churches during the month of February. The ...

Clery Safety Alert issued for indecent exposure on campus

January 28, 2017 News

SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sent a Clery Safety Alert email to students notifying them of a suspect seen publicly masturbating on the second floor of the Humanities Building Friday night. The student said he was studying when he noticed a man wearing no pants standing in the doorway. The suspect ...

Student vehicles towed

January 25, 2017 News 1 Comment

Several SF State students waited for friends to pick them up after 10-12 cars were towed on Font Boulevard in front of the construction site of the new Mashouf Wellness Center at noon Monday. Supervising Janitor Manuel Saravia said 10-12 cars were towed around noon and  taken away by at least three tow trucks. “I ...

Hopeful Engardio suffers second loss in District 7

November 9, 2016 News

Four years ago, Joel Engardio ran for District 7 Supervisor and placed fourth. Last night, he placed second. Engardio’s watch party took place at the Squat and Gobble restaurant on West Portal Avenue with supporters and campaign employees who have been campaigning for him since the spring. “When I actually sat down to talk to ...

Clinton email negligence does not equal malicious intent

November 6, 2016 Opinion

Last week FBI Director James Comey released a statement to Congress about Hillary Clinton’s emails, breathing new life into one of the primary criticisms of her candidacy for president. After Comey himself said the investigation into Clinton was completed, it was former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s “sexting” probe by the FBI, and his seized computer, that ...

League of Filipino Students talk peace in the name of sovereignty

October 28, 2016 News

The League of Filipino Students discussed the civil conflict between the government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines during a presentation at the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center last week.   “It’s kind of weird, right now in the Philippines that the national sovereignty movement, where everybody is being really nationalistic, ...

University police suggest caution in wake of recent burglaries

October 13, 2016 News

SF State police are currently investigating nine burglaries that happened between Sept. 2 and Sept. 21 in University Park South.   According to University police, three of the burglaries were forced entries, with suspects gaining access into the building by breaking windows and doors and two of the burglaries had no signs of forced entry. ...

Board of Supervisors hears panels report on SFPD transparency

October 13, 2016 News

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors heard from judges and members of the public at their meeting last week to address the findings of the Blue Ribbon Panel’s report on transparency, accountability and fairness in law enforcement.   The Blue Ribbon panel is an advisory body to the San Francisco district attorney. It was formed ...

Car Break-ins On The Rise

October 5, 2016 News

[media-credit id=433 align=”alignnone” width=”742″][/media-credit] Car break-ins near SF State and the surrounding Taraval area have risen 30 percent in two years, according to police incident reports.     There have been 46 auto burglary reports around SF State in 2016 so far.  More than half of those incidents occurred in University Park North along Buckingham ...

Parkmerced Construction To Affect Student Parking

October 1, 2016 News 1 Comment

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will vacate streets around SF State to make make way for construction and redevelopment of the Parkmerced area.   Scheduled to start in March 2017, construction will take approximately two years to complete, during which time parking spots and garages near SF ...

New cloud-based system will connect all 23 CSU libraries

September 12, 2016 News

SF State will introduce a new $3 million cloud-based platform that will link all California State University library databases.  In the works since last year, the new United Library Management Service will make it faster and easier for library technicians to move data as well as catalog, monitor and order books by Summer 2017. “The ...