SF State lecturer in health and social sciences, Matthew Silverman, talked to the Golden Gate Xpress about his current housing situation. Due to the lack of affordable housing around campus and in the greater Bay Area, he said he lives with his parents in their Mountain View home.
In April 1977, nearly 100 disabled people occupied the fourth floor of the Federal Building in San Francisco to demand their civil rights. Almost 38 years later, the unfamiliar story of the 26-day Bay Area protest that ultimately granted basic necessities for people with disabilities
The U.S Department of State provides up to 55,000 diversity visas to countries with historically low rates of immigration to the U.S. For 25-year-old physiology major Pingdewinde Sam, his chance of coming to the United States was greater than he thought.
Sam was among the lucky
The man charged with the murder of SF State student Justin Valdez pleaded not guilty to three felony counts Tuesday at the Hall of Justice, one month after new evidence was presented against him.
Public defender Robert Dunlap entered the plea on behalf of Nikhom Thephakaysone in response to charges of assault
The University Museum's plan to move two collections into the Fine Arts Building this spring have been postponed until fall 2015, allowing artifacts to be temporarily loaned to other museums and galleries until the grand opening.
The Treganza and Sutro Egyptian collections were originally scheduled for
When criminal justice lecturer Greg Woods started to notice that the least informed members of the community were the most disproportionately affected by the criminal justice system, it became clear to him that he needed to teach others to understand the law.
“My mission is to
The pre-trial hearing for former SF State professor Mark Landis was postponed until Jan. 6 due to his absence, said Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn today in court.
According to defense attorney Thanh Ngo, Landis did not have to be present since his charges are still
The preliminary hearing for the man accused of murdering SF State student Justin Valdez was postponed until Nov. 18, due to Assistant District Attorney John Rowland's sickness.
Judge Brendan Conroy announced the decision to delay the hearing for Nikhom Thephakaysone, who was charged with shooting 20-year-old
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Nes-Per-N-Nub rests beside the lid to his inner sarcophagus while the two outer sarcophagi stand on display in the background Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Nes-Per-N-Nub is one of two mummies in the possession of SF State's Museum Studies Program on the
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="500"] Portrait of Cecilia Lam. Sunny Faichung Lam / Special to Xpress.[/caption]
Roller backpack in tow, Cecilia Lam would tap down the campus halls with her Hello Kitty walking-cane, her sounds alerting classmates and faculty of her presence. Lam, a fearlessly outspoken, hard-working
A somber ambiance filled the Towers at Centennial Square conference center as a timeline of 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death was read last night.
The descriptions leading up to his Aug. 9 death in Ferguson, Mo. sparked countrywide protest and debate over gun control. The "Hands Up Don't
University administration issued a warning to students yesterday regarding a sexual battery incident that happened at Cox Stadium Tuesday, in what was the first campus safety alert this semester.
A male victim told police that he was jogging at Cox Stadium around 8:50 p.m. when an
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new bill Thursday, Sept. 25 banning forced sterilization as a form of birth control in state prisons, a medical procedure commonly given to women without their consent.
The new law will protect women in county jails, state prisons and other
“He thinks he can go to Berkeley,” his math teacher said to him in front of the entire class.
Jeff Duncan-Andrade, a Raza Studies and Education professor at SF State, still remembers those words 25 years later, proof that the relationship between a student and teacher
President Leslie E. Wong announced last week that SF State plans to be the first university to stake claim to more than 60,000 square feet of open space at a new development project in the Hunters Point Shipyard.
“We are planting the SF State flag in