SF State gators float into Pride parade

May 26, 2013 Life News 2 Comments

This year SF State will once again be joining one of the country’s largest LGBTQ celebrations at the San Francisco Pride parade June 30 — and this time with a float. “The Pride parade is an extraordinary opportunity for the University to show our support for and pride in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community,” SF State President ...

Students in debt question if college is worth the cost

May 21, 2013 1 Comment

A few years ago, it was normal to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in four years or less. Since starting college at SF State in 2009, Kourtney Evans has had to delay her graduation due to financial hardships. “My loans barely cover my tuition. Rent, books, bills, and sustaining myself are all out-of-pocket expenses and ...

Online dating increases in popularity among students

May 10, 2013 Life News 1 Comment

Julie Feinstein Adams spent two tiresome years on JDate, an online dating website for Jewish singles, going on dates that led her nowhere. One year later, after helping a close friend with her online profile on Match.com, Adams made an account for herself, which is where she met Scott — and they are now happily ...

Summer stress relief day provides getaway for students

May 7, 2013 News

There’s no better way to de-stress during finals week than to dunk your professor in a dunk tank. Students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza this morning for the first Summer Kick-Off and Stress Relief Day, an event hosted jointly by the Recreation, Parks and Tourism department and Student Health Services. More than 40 SF State ...

Culinary program cultivates, propels new food businesses

April 2, 2013 News

Click Here To See Photo Gallery Hundreds of chatty, hungry customers lined up outside the doors waiting to get their fix of free red velvet, tres leches, savory cupcake samples and drinks like wine or house-made cocktails. La Luna Cupcakes is the newest business graduating from San Francisco’s La Cocina incubator kitchen program. La Cocina is ...

Greek community prepares for leadership reorganization

March 21, 2013

The Fraternity Sorority Council, the sole governing council over all members of Greek-lettered organizations, has been proposed by the Greek community to be reconstructed into a president’s council. There have been attempts in previous years to restructure the FSC, but they were never approved due to a lack of input from students. If approved, presidents ...

Spike in crime at SF State area calls for heightened precaution

March 12, 2013 News

After a late night study session on campus, philosophy major Elizabeth Mathiasen was walking home around midnight when she noticed she was not alone. “I walked faster and even took a different route home and he was still half a block behind me,” she said. Perpetrators such as this, look for opportunities in darker areas, ...

SF State alumnus births international art collective

February 14, 2013 Life

Audiopharmacy Prescriptions kicked off their tour in San Francisco at Public Works, an art gallery, bar and community space in the Mission District, performing to hundreds of fans singing along and dancing, Feb. 7. By Feb. 15, Teao Thompson, 35, SF State communications graduate, along with bandmates Ras K’Dee, Keepyahjoy, and Kwome, will be en route to ...

Golden Gate Bridge to implement all-electronic toll system in December

March 8, 2012

The majestic Golden Gate Bridge has been a San Francisco icon for 75 years, but the toll workers will soon become obsolete to its day-to-day operations. The bridge will no longer have human toll collectors as early as December 2012, changing to an all-electronic system in an effort to close part of the approximately $90 ...