California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise.
In fact, 81 percent of Californians say that California's public university regents and trustees are not doing enough to
It started with "Pong." A simple game of table tennis on a black and white TV screen. Two lines represent paddles and a square dot for the ball. Nerds rejoiced as gaming fever hit the world in 1972.
The gaming industry has come a long way
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With NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover constantly
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Entrepreneurs are always looking for new ways of doing
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For some scholars, receiving a lifetime achievement award means the
SF State will host the world's largest International Education Week Nov. 13 through 16, according to the Office of International Programs.
"We have no money, everything that we do is donated from other departments (involved in the project),” Jay Ward, director of International Education Week, said.
Hurricane Sandy reminds us that global warming is not a topic to be swept under the rug. However, when Shawn Otto, CEO of ScienceDebate.org asked both presidential candidates to participate in Climate Desk Live, a science debate held in D.C. on Nov. 1, neither showed
As the role of money in politics continues to increase, one proposition facing California voters aims to limit contributions from certain groups. Yet opponents say that special exemptions in the law leave the political process open to outside influence.
Proposition 32 would stop unions and corporations
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There's more to this green revolution than just reuse, reduce and recycle. The effort to conserve
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This November, students will have to sift through speeches and public appearances from the nation's political leaders and candidates of this election cycle to cast a meaningful vote. Here at SF State, psychologists have peeled back another layer of our political reality. University researchers have found
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“Now Hiring.” The phrase can be both a blessing and a curse. These
Concrete crumbles to the ground while the sounds of steel bars being bent and ripped apart ring out like gunshots against the windows of the Humanities Building.
SF State’s demolition of the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, which stands on the corner of Font Boulevard