Student center remembers Richard Oakes in 11th annual celebration

November 12, 2013 News

Next Thursday, Nov. 21, the SF State Richard Oakes Multicultural Center (ROMC) will host the 11th Annual Richard Oakes Celebration to commemorate the life of Mohawk Native American Activist Richard Oakes. The celebration, which is open to the public, will explore Native American community activism on campus and in the San Francisco Bay Area through ...

SF State hosts week of free Halloween events

October 22, 2013 2 Comments

Oct. 25 Costume Dodgeball Tournament Friday, Oct. 25, Campus Recreation will host a costume dodgeball tournament in Gym 100 at 6 p.m. Though the entry deadline for teams has passed, students can watch teams compete. Source: Student Life at SF State Oct. 25 Nightmare on Holloway A Halloween-themed dance party will take place Friday, Oct. ...

Justin Valdez remembered as environmental activist, avid swimmer

October 1, 2013 News 3 Comments

[set_id=72157636102280996] Justin Luke Valdez Sept. 4, 1993 – Sept. 23, 2013 Justin Luke Valdez, an environmental activist and passionate swimmer, died last Monday in San Francisco, Calif. Valdez, 20, was shot and killed exiting the M-Oceanview Muni line on Randolph and Bright streets in San Francisco’s Ingleside District. He was a sophomore at SF State, ...

9/24-10/1 SF State news briefs

September 24, 2013 News

Special Education credential program receives grant The U.S. Department of Education will provide SF State with a grant to aid students who want to become early childhood special educators, a career that is in demand. The 1.2 million dollar grant will aid the Careers and Inclusive Resources Related to Children’s Learning in the Early Years (CIRCLE) ...

CSU Chancellor White chats with Xpress

September 10, 2013 News 2 Comments

After Timothy White was appointed CSU Chancellor last December, he made a personal commitment to visit each of the 23 CSU campuses during his first year on the job. His visit to SF State last week marked the thirteenth stop on his tour. During his two-day visit to the campus, the chancellor engaged with students and faculty, ...

Student org leaders gather for SF State required workshops

September 10, 2013 News

Last Saturday, student leaders attended a series of workshops called the Sixth Annual Leadership Symposium designed to provide advice for running a successful group on campus. The event hosted by Student Involvement and Career Center, or SICC, requires organization leaders to attend the day’s workshops to be recognized as a University organization and consequently, gain access to special ...

Supreme Court dismisses Prop. 8, SF celebrates

June 26, 2013 News 1 Comment

The Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage went viral Wednesday morning with groundbreaking news for gay rights advocates. The high court struck out DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act), a federal law enacted in 1996 that acknowledged marriage as a union between a man and a women. The majority of the court also declared Proposition ...

Queer Resource Center hosts first inaugural Lavender Graduation

May 24, 2013

[HTML1] Saturday May 18, 40 graduating students of SF State’s queer community, along with their supporting friends and families, gathered to attend the first Lavender Graduation at SF State. In light of the Associated Students, Inc. Queer Resource Center opening last fall, the inaugural ceremony, funded by ASI, was proposed by students to acknowledge and celebrate ...