The Oakland Ghost Ship fire claimed the lives of 36 victims in an accident that is still under investigation.
One SF State student and one alumna are among the victims of the artist-based warehouse in the Fruitvale District of Oakland last Friday night.
Twenty-year-old Michela Gregory and
Over 2,500 people came together Monday evening at a pagoda on Lake Merritt holding candles, glow sticks and flowers to mourn the loss of the people who died in a fire that engulfed the artist space known as the Oakland Ghost Ship Friday night.
On Sunday, an SF State student is still missing who was last seen at a warehouse party in Oakland that caught fire on Friday killing 30 people, according to KQED.
Michela Gregory, a child development major, was among about 100 people who attended a party at the
Associated Students Inc. were forced to make the most out of their rained out town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon, setting up a station on the lower level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, serving up hot tea and information on the potential tuition increase to
“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the hospital.
This message has been promoted by local and national law enforcement agencies as the
Steaming bowls of cioppino are one of the dishes that may be graced with the return of crab to the kitchens of the student-run Vista Room this winter.
Crabbing season was shut down last year on the California coast due to a harmful algae that was
ECO students gathered Monday afternoon to encourage the SF State community to stand with supporters demanding protection for Standing Rock by contacting their local representatives to push President Obama to take action.
Liana Derus, president of ECO students, created the Facebook event called Letter Writing And
What constitutes a legally binding contract? The answer to that question has several SF State faculty members at odds with University administration. An article published by Inside Higher Ed on Monday has exposed what seven professors are calling a breach of contract, and that number
Representatives of Improving Dreams, Equity, Access and Success spoke to the academic senate on Tuesday about their concerns for the safety of SF State’s undocumented community on campus in the wake of the election of Donald Trump as America’s next president.
Pamela Ortiz, president of IDEAS,
A group of more than 30 students formed a circle at Malcolm X Plaza on Tuesday and shared the microphone and expressed concerns and poetry in protest of a possible five percent tuition increase.
Students were notified about the CSU-wide tuition hike, effective fall 2017,
Picket signs and burning sage filled downtown San Francisco as students and community members gathered in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the North Dakota Access Pipeline on Tuesday, taking part in a nationwide day of action.
The early morning protest began at
Fliers that read “Are you sick of anti-white propaganda on college campuses? You are not alone,” in bold, black letters were found outside of the Cesar Chavez Student Center early Monday evening.
A link was printed below the message, therightstuff.biz, which leads to a blog claiming
Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election but millions of people aren’t ready to throw in the towel and accept that fact just yet. Many are demanding changes to be made through anti-Trump demonstrations that are popping up across the country and a petition
Mariel De Paz, political science major, wearing a shirt that read ‘Undocumented and Unafraid’ in bold white letters tearfully expressed how she felt post election in an open forum organized by the University on Thursday.
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UPDATE: According to a University spokesperson, "UPD is investigating the message left yesterday in the Creative Arts building, and asks that anyone who has any information to please contact them. We take this incident very seriously and are committed to ensuring that SF State is
SF State students waved flags representing Mexico and LGBTQ+ and held signs with messages like "Dump Trump" as they gathered in Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday. With plans to march in solidarity against President Elect Donald Trump and join protesters downtown, the crowd of about 50
Four years ago, Joel Engardio ran for District 7 Supervisor and placed fourth. Last night, he placed second.
Engardio’s watch party took place at the Squat and Gobble restaurant on West Portal Avenue with supporters and campaign employees who have been campaigning for him since
SF State’s Improving, Dreams, Access and Success (IDEAS) organization maintained a positive mood at their election de-stress event, despite being interrupted by a man who used crude language toward them.
The unidentified, elderly man sat on a couch in front of the live-stream that IDEAS set
Professors and students came into the Political Science Department’s watch party in Mckenna Theatre confident that the 45th president would be democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. But as the night continued, the room filled with anger and frustration as Trump gained momentum, eventually winning the 2016
A crowd of around 200 students took to the streets in protest of President Elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night.
“Fuck Donald Trump,” and “The people united will never be divided,” were among the chants heard from the group, heading
In this historic election, first time voters will help decide whether California will legalize recreational marijuana and repeal the death penalty and whether our next president will be the first woman to hold the position or the first reality star.
Millennial voters have the potential to
SF State’s Political Science Department is currently hosting a presidential election watch party in Mckenna Theatre. The event includes commentary from four of the department’s professors and live streaming of election results.
American Politics professors Marcela Garcia-Castanon, Justin Peck, Joel Kassiola and Francis Neely led
On the first Wednesday of the month, artists used their work to discuss injustice, U.S government and society as a whole at “Social Justice in My Life” in The Depot. Local artists sold political artwork, MCs and rappers performed spoken-word and breakdancers showed off their
The sound of pens clicking and the scent of freshly made pizza permeated the air in the Rosa Parks event room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, as students trickled in to hear a lecture and Q&A on tenant and landlord rights and laws at
Campus Against Student Homelessness and Hunger will march on Nov. 3 to remind the campus that not every student has a bed to sleep in or knows when their next meal will be.
CASHH is a student-formed club that started as a project from an American
With the presidential election quickly approaching, California voters will weigh in on a total of 17 propositions, including Proposition 62 which will suspend the death penalty if passed.
Prop. 62 is a death penalty statute that seeks to repeal the death penalty and replace it with
Students will have a bit more help when it comes to planning and creating class schedules when a new online roadmap called “Degree Planner” is launched on Nov. 21.
The planner works to create a class schedule that fits a student’s major, putting them on track
A male victim contacted the University Police around noon yesterday to report an on-campus strong-armed robbery, according to a campus-wide email sent by Vice President & Title IX Coordinator Luoluo Hong. This incident marks the second armed robbery to occur on campus in the span
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had misspellings of the names "Darius Bost" and "Colleen Hoff." Additionally, the acronym "CREGS" was missing an "S" at the end.
Students, staff and faculty will submit a letter to SF State administration addressing concerns about the campus climate
California is a mecca of cannabis agriculture and production. Small growers, especially in the Emerald Triangle, have made a living and created a culture around the industry. According to a recent report by The ArcView Group, the state generated $2.7 billion in legal cannabis sales
The College of Ethnic Studies speaker series continued last week by raising awareness of the harm caused by large utility companies like PG&E.
Jessica Tovar, organizer for Local Clean Energy Alliance, led a discussion which included the audience by covering issues with utility companies, such as
The League of Filipino Students discussed the civil conflict between the government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines during a presentation at the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center last week.
“It’s kind of weird, right now in the Philippines that the
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that "several attempts were made to contact the University for more information regarding the robbery," when if fact Golden Gate Xpress made two phone calls to the University for a statement but did not leave a message
In a time of anti-undocumented rhetoric, the idea of voting rights remains a beacon of hope for undocumented Americans eager to join the political process.
“Because voting is considered both a right and a privilege, it’s malleable in a lot of cases to the political
Alisar Mustafa wants to change the lives of those affected by the civil war in her homeland of Syria through awareness and education.
Mustafa is a 20-year-old junior majoring in political science and minoring in Middle East and Islamic studies at SF State.
“Even though I
“Trump uses the brains of others to his advantage. He has 50 years of experience as a self-interested salesman,” said former UC Berkeley linguistics professor and author George Lakoff during his “Framing the Debate” lecture at SF State last week.
Lakoff’s analytical presentation on Trump’s