Rain showers hit SF State

November 20, 2013

[set_id=72157637891230496] Students lift umbrellas and duck away under building overhangs as rain showers hit SF State Tuesday and Wednesday.  

Men’s soccer loses despite last minute goal

November 5, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157637364235336] A last-minute goal by freshman midfielder James Aguirre wasn’t enough to overcome a two-point deficit against the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes. The Gators lost 1-2 Sunday in their final game of the season to cap a 3-14-1 overall record. The team hosted a celebration after the game to celebrate seniors Anthony Rodriguez and ...

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez also SF State student

September 26, 2013 1 Comment

SFPD announced the 30-year-old male suspect detained for charges of murder of SF State student Justin Valdez is also an SF State student, in a press conference today. Valdez, a 20-year-old SF State sophomore, was shot in the back of the head and killed as he got off the M-Oceanview train at Randolph and Bright Streets in ...

Glass art program’s end spurs rally

September 18, 2013 Life

SF State’s College of Extended Learning glass blowing class, created in 1972, is the third oldest continuous glass program in the US. Three weeks ago,College of Liberal and Creative Arts Dean Paul Sherwin told Instructor Nate Watson of the class’ termination after Fall 2013. Sherwin reasoned the decision was made because the department needs more ...

Athlete Decensae White charged with involvement in murder

May 24, 2013 Sports

SF State star basketball player Decensae White was arrested last week in Redwood City and extradited to Atlanta with charges of the involvement in the death of rapper Lil Phat, according to NBC Bay Area. White, 25, is one of five men allegedly involved in the murder of Lil Phat, whose real name is Melvin ...

Pretentious posers taint San Francisco's food scene

May 17, 2013 Opinion 8 Comments

Giants won the second World Series in three years. Niners went to the Super Bowl. Warriors are in the playoffs. There has been a lot of smack talk about bandwagoning and Bay Area teams in the past few seasons. Bona fide sports fans, your points are valid. Bandwagoning is a real issue. But I’m here ...

Korean American artist sculpts dual identity

May 7, 2013 Life 1 Comment

A young man in clay-smudged jeans sits on a stool, steps on a pedal and molds a heap of clay with quiet finesse. The wheel spins the now curvy tower of clay like the gears turning in his head. He asks, “What would you like me to make?” The tower is cut with a wire ...

Muslim Student Association hosts community prayer, promotes faith

April 19, 2013 News 1 Comment

In the middle of SF State‘s quad on a sunny Friday afternoon, about 60 people sat shoeless in front of a scholar dressed in white garb and a kufi, listening to him preach mankind’s forgetfulness of its creator, Allah. Several spectator students sit nearby listening in on the sermon. This is Muslim Student Association’s “Jumaa ...

Student bin monitoring helps school tackle misguided waste

April 9, 2013 2 Comments

A young woman reaches into a black trash bin and grabs what another student quickly tossed in only a moment before. She diverts his waste into the compost and recycle bins and warns the student bin monitor trainee beside her: “See, sometimes that happens. People just don’t care or are running late.” Taha Shaikh is ...

Online courses expand as demand, funding increase

February 7, 2013 News 9 Comments

In Fall 2011, SF State’s cinema department faced a grave problem: bottlenecking. About 100 “super seniors” and 175 juniors were enrolled in sophomore-level classes, and the department was serving 200 more students than its normal enrollment. The department hired Daniel Bernardi, an online program developer for film and media at UC Los Angeles and Arizona ...

CSUs prepare for no tuition increase in Fall 2013

February 1, 2013 News

The California State University system plans to keep tuition at its current rates for the Fall 2013 semester after Gov. Jerry Brown released a state budget proposal allocating an additional $125.1 million for CSUs Jan. 10. The CSU board of trustees asked Gov. Brown and state legislature for $371.9 million in the fall of last ...