The Guardsman of City College of San Francisco contributed to this report.
Update 8:15 p.m.: It is estimated that a total of 68 protesters who refused to leave the Capitol building after dispersal orders were given were arrested tonight.
Update 7:51 p.m.: Between 30 to 40 protesters
A large tree branch that fell on Lake Merced Boulevard before 6 p.m. crushed a parked car, blocking traffic for hours.
“When I came out here it was already smashed,” said Abraham Iniguez, a physiology major. “I hit the panic button on the car and I
UPDATE: The upper westbound deck of the Bay Bridge reopened more than a day earlier than scheduled Sunday.
The successful completion of the bridge was due to “a combination of efficient teamwork, led by prime contractor, MCM Construction, and clear weather enabled crews to complete the
Significant changes will be coming to financial aid and student loans next year including tougher GPA requirements and limited funding.
The new 2012-2013 budget proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown aims to increase the GPA requirements for the Cal Grant, the financial aid program administered by the
The California State University Board of Trustees will begin searching this month for a new SF State president.
The committee will hold an open meeting on Monday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seven Hills Conference Center on campus. This forum will be
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Journalism major Rosie Lenares poses and shows some of the scars that were caused by the accident on Arballo Drive and Font Boulevard the afternoon of Jan. 30. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
An accident near SF State, involving a bicycle and
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="SFPD Sgt. Jim Miller looks at the Occupy Wall Street West protesters down the street from their gathering in front of the Bank of America building on Montgomery Street, between California and Pine streets, Jan. 20. Photo by Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="San Francisco Police respond to a shooting in Parkmerced on Wed., Jan. 18 that took place around 9:20 p.m. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez."][/caption]
A shooting occurred in Parkmerced Wednesday night leaving one person injured.
The victim was waiting on the 300 block of
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="SF State student Orlando Schuler studies on his laptop at the Occupy SFSU encampment in Malcom X Plaza, Dec. 5, 2011. The camp was shut down by University authorities and police early this morning.Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
The Occupy SFSU encampment has
Occupy demonstrators are attempting to shut down every major port along the West Coast this morning, including the Port of Oakland.
Protesters are hoping to make a statement and cause a significant profit loss for EGT Development, the operator of a new grain terminal at the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The Occupy SFSU has grown into a 15-tent encampment, and more than 20 people are camping out at Malcolm X plaza, Dec. 5, 2011. Photo by Hang Cheng."][/caption]
Occupy SFSUcontinues to camp out at the Malcolm X Plaza in front of the
While students struggle to find careers after graduating from college, not all of them are taking advantage of the resources available to them on campus. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate among college students has climbed to 4.4 percent in October
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Occupy SF protesters block the entrance to Armani Exchange on Stockton Street on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Photo by Krissa Stanton."][/caption]
Occupy SF and Black Friday shoppers were at odds Friday evening as protesters tried to spread their message about corporate greed
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="481" caption="Nicholas Baham leads a group of striking teachers down Carlow Bee Blvd at Cal State East Bay Nov. 17. The California Faculty Association called for the statewide strike to protest budget cuts to higher education. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage."][/caption]
A one-day strike
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="272" caption="Protesters at the California Faculty Association strike march through to the Cal State East Bay campus. Nov.17, 2011. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
A few hundred faculty members and students gathered at Cal State East Bay today for a one-day strike approved by
A new academic incentive program, implemented this year by two California high schools, has angered many students, parents and state education officials.
John F. Kennedy High School and Cypress High School, both public four-year schools in the Anaheim Union High School District, started a new incentive
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="UC Davis police officers Mary Macias, Michael Valenzuela and Lt. Matt Carmichael (left to right) demonstrate how to disarm an attacker during the Active Shooter Awareness Training at SF State on Tuesday. The training sessions are part of Campus Safety Awareness
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Students in front of Universidad de Chile run away as gas lacrimógeno (tear gas) is thrown into the crowd. Photo By Smita Vyas, special to Xpress."][/caption]
What started as a typically peaceful Metro ride to school in Santiago, Chile for international relations
While the students at SF State pursue their four year degrees, others search for new ways to expand their education and culturally enrich their lives.
For the 2011-2012 academic year SF State ranked first among the 23 California State University campuses for receiving the most applications
Nearly everyone has read "Of Mice and Men" or "Lord of the Flies," and it's a fairly common sight in San Francisco to see someone on a bicycle donning a "Catcher in the Rye" T-shirt. But each year, these titles and many more reminiscent of
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The SF State bookstore now incorporates in-store and online rentals for text books to help students pinch every possible penny. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption]
At the corner of 20th and Winston, an empty space sits dark and abandoned with drooping signs in
A new organization is in the process of being formed at SF State this semester, but unlike most campus organizations, this one isn’t for the students. It's called the Parents Council, and it was formed in hopes of improving the connection between the University and
Students and faculty picketed outside the Student Services and Administration building at California State University East Bay April 18 as Chancellor Charles Reed met with its President Mohammad Qayoumi on the building’s fourth floor.
Reed was on campus to meet with Qayoumi, who is slated to
Students and faculty picketed at California State University East Bay Monday as CSU Chancellor Charles Reed met with school President Mohammad H. Qayoumi to discuss the president's upcoming transfer to San Jose State University.
The transition is slated to take place at the end of the
A proposed parklet on 9th Avenue near Arizmendi Bakery in the Inner Sunset has many neighbors and business owners up in arms.
Arizmendi submitted their application to build a parklet, a public space that is temporarily converted into sitting areas, bicycle parking or landscape features, to
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="580" caption="Demonstrators protest the 8th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq, Saturday March 19, 2011, U.N. Plaza, San Francisco, Calif. Jasmine Beaghler / staff"][/caption]
Protesters took to the streets of San Francisco Saturday to oppose the act of war – those
Students, parents, union members, and members of the community gathered Wednesday night at the City College of San Francisco Mission Campus to speak out against cuts being made to education.
The town hall forum got underway around 7:20 p.m. and those who attended voiced their concern
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="230" caption="A copious amount of people gather on bicycles during the second San Francisco Bike Rally on Monday, Feb.7. Karen Kinney/staff photographer"][/caption]
A different type of party rolled into San Francisco Friday wheeling in enthusiasm and support for the bicycle culture. San Francisco