Oakland Tuff Sheds no solution to homelessness, say opponents

October 2, 2018 News 0 Comments

Residents of the E 12th Street homeless encampment have finished rebuilding their shelters following a widespread fire that leveled half of the 450-square-foot area on Sept. 11. Since then, the City of Oakland passed a controversial measure to displace those living in encampments and place them into Tuff Sheds that the city has erected on ...

SF State President Leslie Wong ‘stepping down’

October 1, 2018 News 1 Comment

At 9:02 a.m. this morning, SF State President Leslie Wong announced that he is leaving his position. Seated next to his wife, Wong announced in a four-and-a-half minute video that he would be “stepping down” from his position on July 30, 2019. SF State University confirmed that Wong is retiring. He did not explain the ...

Trump support hounds ASI president

September 22, 2018 News

The sudden resignation of SF State’s student body president last week was the end result of a campaign to rid the elected body of a Trump supporter, he said. Juan Carlos Hernandez became Associated Students Inc. president last April after beating out one opponent with 648 votes to 217. Last July, then-president of the ASI ...

U.S. foreign aid withdrawal also hurts America

September 17, 2018 Opinion

The United States’ goodwill around the globe might be the most important saving grace this country has against truly widespread animosity against America. The international policies this administration has adopted so far — not to mention all of our fearless leader’s badmouthing of other countries — appears dead-set on alienating our former allies. Meanwhile, we’re ...

Burglar breaks into student residence

September 9, 2018 Life News

A student living in SFSU housing got a shock Saturday afternoon when she encountered a burglar in her apartment as she walked out of her bedroom. The victim called University Police at 4:14 p.m. to report the break-in at the University Park North residential building. “As she exited her bedroom, she noticed the suspect walking ...

SF State grad shot and killed in Chicago crossfire

September 6, 2018 News

A photo of Shane Colombo and his mother, Tonya Nishimuta-Colombo, celebrating on Shane’s graduation day from SF State University appears on a GoFundMe page created to help pay for Shane Colombo’s transportation home. A SF State graduate was shot and killed by a stray bullet in Chicago on Sunday, less than a day after he ...

Campus pathway converted into reserved VP parking spot

September 3, 2018 News 4 Comments

A high level SF State administrator can now park on a campus pathway that is off limits to all other cars thanks to a new parking spot created solely for her use. Part of the pathway behind the Student Services building has fresh white paint sectioning off a vehicle-sized area and proclaiming the space as ...

Staying safe on campus

August 29, 2018 News

SF State offers numerous programs and resources to help students stay safe. First and foremost, said UPD Chief Jason Wu, safety is enhanced when students trust that police are here to help. Typically, people interact with police only in upsetting situations like a traffic violation, a police interview or when needing to report a crime. ...

Campus crime reports more than double from 2013 to 2016

August 29, 2018 News

The University Police Department was on high alert in July as a group of robbers roamed SF State’s campus in broad daylight grabbing valuables from students walking alone. On July 11 at 6:10 p.m., an SF State student walking through campus noticed two men on a red, pocket bike-style motorcycle in front of the library. ...

Twin Peaks Tunnel reopens

August 28, 2018 News

The Twin Peaks Tunnel reopened on Saturday just in time to ease the way for the horde of commuters returning to SF State. Even better news for commuters, trains can travel 10 mph faster through the 2.2-mile tunnel since replacing the tracks lifted the tunnel’s speed restriction while keeping trains running reliably, according to the ...