8th annual Farm to Fork Lunch draws big crowd

May 5, 2017 Life

SF State’s annual Farm to Fork Lunch drew in a crowd of nearly 300 patrons hungry to eat and learn about locally-sourced and sustainable foods last week in the quad. As part of Ideas Week for Future State,  students and staff members purchased tickets for Tuesday’s lunch in the quad. Selections a number of different ...

Students make signs in preparation for People’s Climate March

April 27, 2017 Life

Members of Refuse Fascism made signs at SF State in preparation of the People’s Climate March that will be held on Saturday. Students were encouraged to get involved and make signs that will be used in the march at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater, promoting a U.S. without fascism and ending climate change. The San Francisco ...

ResLife blanket drive brings students together to help children in need

April 26, 2017 Life

More than 30 SF State students gathered together in the Towers Conference Center Monday night to help make blankets for the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. SF State Reslife partnered with Disney VoluntEARS, a worldwide organization that focuses on supporting children and families who need it most. Melissa Herold, a Towers resident assistant, works at ...

SF State embraces sexuality with new kink club

April 19, 2017 Life

Kinks on Campus is a new student-run organization providing educational workshops, panel discussions and opportunities to build community through kinky sexuality. The group was recognized by the Associated Students, Inc. as an official club during the Spring 2017 semester, finally joining Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley, which have had similar groups on campus ...

Where are students heading for spring break?

March 15, 2017 Life

Many SF State students will join the masses of travelers during next week’s vacation, but some will stay behind because they simply can’t afford it. Around the country spring break has become a traditional rite of passage where many students head to the beach to relax, unwind, and party it up with friends after a ...

7th annual Jewish Culture week celebrated at SF State

March 8, 2017 Life

For the seventh year in a row, SF State welcomed and celebrated Jewish culture. SF Hillel organizes the annual weeklong event to encourage student involvement and create an environment where people can learn about Judaism. The last week of February is used to showcase the diversity of Jewish life around the world using interactive activities ...

Poetry Center continues 63 years of live reading tradition

February 22, 2017 Life

Continuing a 63-year weekly tradition, a group of 25 gathered at the Poetry Center in the Humanities building Thursday evening, to hear poets Wendy Trevino and Oki Sogumi share their latest work. The event, run by SF State’s Poetry Center, invites two new published writers each week to read their poems and short stories to ...

Language exchange program brings different cultures together

February 21, 2017 Life

Many SF State students are trying their hand at a new language with 13 different language classes held weekly on campus for free. The service is organized by the International Exchange Education Council, which is made up of international students and SF State students who have studied abroad. Students considering studying abroad, or who simply ...

Ambassador Fischer: SF State celebrates the life of diplomat, mentor and friend

January 31, 2017 Life

SF State’s International Relations Department held a memorial Saturday afternoon in honor of the University’s first diplomat-in-residence, Ambassador David Joseph Fischer,  77, who passed away November 22 after a long battle with cancer. The service was held at SF State’s Seven Hills Conference Center where more than 60 people from all over the world attended, ...