Dean of The College of Ethnic Studies resigns

December 13, 2017 News

Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro will be resigning his position as dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) this upcoming spring. Monteiro declined to give a reason for his decision. “I requested to exercise my retreat rights back to the faculty, some administrators like myself, who began in the faculty retain the right to return ...

SF State Jewish students’ lawsuit alleging antisemitism dismissed

November 8, 2017 News

***Note: A previous version of this article had a quote from Ben Gharagozli, one of Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi’s attorneys, that was inaccurate. The article has since been changed to reflect accurate information from Gharagozli.  *** Additional reporting by Nicole Ortega. The lawsuit filed by SF State alumni and current students against the University, including an ...

Tasers: SFPD’s new weapon

November 8, 2017 Opinion

Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San Francisco. This underhanded decision was done despite the overwhelming disapproval for the opposition. The myth of tasers not being “real” weapons falsely reinforces the Police ...

Hate speech posters cover SF State, again

September 28, 2017 News 4 Comments

Last Thursday posters slandering Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi and other Palestinian community figures were scattered around campus two days after Abdulhadi hosted an Islamophobia panel for SF State’s Constitution Day, on Sept. 18 and 19. The posters, distributed by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, an extremist zionist organization that has no affiliation with SF State ...

Promises unfulfilled for College of Ethnic Studies

September 6, 2017 News

Some faculty and students within College of Ethnic Studies (COES) are upset at President Leslie E. Wong for not fulfilling demands he promised the COES after the protest from May of last year. Wong signed a contract with the four hunger strikers of the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF2016), where he compiled a list of ...