Title IX at risk under DeVos

September 13, 2017 Opinion

This story was originally published stating that the data regarding the number of complaints and length of time for investigation was pulled from the U.S. News and World Report. Though the data was pulled from this site, it was originally provided from the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and released by Sens. Barbara Boxer of ...

12 tips to survive freshman year

August 23, 2017 Opinion

Welcome to SF State, my friends. As a freshman, I relished the thought of being away from home, near people with similar mindsets, limiting class time to 12 to 15 hours a week and dropping the early-night curfew. Additionally, the chance to experience college in San Francisco was definitely not an opportunity to pass up. ...

Advising attempts to alleviate student graduation roadblocks

May 17, 2017 News

After hitting multiple roadblocks when trying to meet graduation requirements, BECA student Tim Blair was finally able to graduate in Winter 2016 – two years after his original expected graduation date. “I always had issues with classes,” Blair said, noting the time blocks of classes was also a problem as many necessary classes seemed to ...

Hundreds give feedback to shape University development

May 10, 2017 Life News 1 Comment

SF State’s Ideas Week drew hundreds of students, faculty and staff who gave their input as to what they want to see in the University’s future developments. In an effort to create a community-based master plan for the revitalization of its facilities, the University held events over four days last week, which included focus groups, ...

Immigrants and workers side-by-side at SF May Day march

May 2, 2017 News

SF State students and staff troubled by the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrant workers’ rights participated in San Francisco’s May Day march to Civic Center. May Day, also known as International Worker’s Day, spawned protests focusing on immigrants’ rights throughout the Bay Area, the country and the world. Hundreds of participants at the San Francisco ...

Students given a voice in SF State’s future construction plan

April 26, 2017 2 Comments

With the Campus Master Plan set to be presented to the CSU Board of Trustees next month, the SF State Physical Planning and Development Department is hosting a series of events focused on student outreach and collaboration in an attempt to make students part of the future plans for the University. “We don’t want to ...

Students tackle serious issues in civil political debate

April 15, 2017 News

The Political Science Student Association hosted its most inclusive debate on Thursday, where students representing four political parties discussed topics of health care, immigration and the federal budget. “The debate is a way to – especially in this time of political divide – get students to understand each side of the political platform,” said Paula ...

On-campus construction highlights student parking concerns

April 13, 2017 News 1 Comment

While the University is expanding and new construction projects are beginning, one issue that has affected students for a long time is about to get worse: the lack of available parking on campus. The ongoing construction projects at SF State have led to criticism among commuter students for the lack of parking spaces on or ...

Campus efforts to mitigate sexual assault don’t guarantee safety

March 9, 2017

Harmony Notman works full-time at Stonestown Galleria, only a short distance from her Village at Centennial Square residence on campus, but the walk makes her nervous. Notman leaves her job in the evenings carrying pepper spray and wearing only one earbud, uneasy and worried about her physical safety due to recent incidents of sexual assault ...

Alpha Kappa Psi hosts DJ event to benefit cancer research

March 8, 2017 Life News

The Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity threw the largest event in the fraternity’s history on Friday, a benefit concert to help fund cancer research through City of Hope. The concert, HeartBeats, took place at the Annex Building and featured four local DJs, including Bay Area native, Giraffage. City of Hope is a nonprofit research center, graduate ...

Trend in property crimes calls for preventative measures

February 15, 2017 Multimedia News

** This article had originally spelled UPD Deputy Chief Reginald Parson’s name incorrectly in a previous version. The article has since been changed and the name has been corrected. ** SF State experienced a string of property crimes during the first three weeks of the semester, including an armed robbery Friday night, prompting the University ...

SF State shares cloud storage with students

February 9, 2017 News

SF State shared a cloud-based storage and file-sharing system that will give faculty, staff and students access to more free storage space than other like systems, such as Google Drive or Dropbox. Box, a file-sharing system provided by a company with the same name, gives students and faculty access to 500 gigabytes worth of cloud ...