[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Juan Cheung, 24, a senior computer engineering major at SF State, won second place at the ACUI pool tournament last year in Las Vegas. Photo by Jamie Balaoro."][/caption]
Completely honed in on his target, the constant clanking of balls smashing into each other,
This spring, only a fraction of the usual number of new students will appear on California State University campuses.
All 23 campuses in the system plan to limit admissions for in-state undergraduate and graduate students in the Spring 2013 semester, according to spokesman Mike Uhlenkamp of
Think you can’t catch something from one brief sexual encounter? Think using a condom for vaginal or anal intercourse is plenty of protection? Think getting tested once every few years is plenty often? Think again.
Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are all higher in San Francisco
In response to the chickenpox outbreak on campus Sept. 1, the Student Health Services held special immunization times to administer the chickenpox vaccine at SF State.
According to Alastair Smith, director of Student Health Services, they received 100 doses of the vaccine Sept. 5 and hope that all non-immune
Update (8:45 p.m.): CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom died from his injuries today at 6:05 p.m. at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, according to a press release from CHP spokeswoman Fran Clader.
SF State alumnus Christopher Boone Lacy has been identified as the shooter in
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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
With today’s economic struggles, another cut to California’s higher education budget looms over Cal Grant holders and college students this year.
The California Student Aid Commission recently announced that Cal Grant awards have been reduced by 5 percent. The reduction was approved June 27 after Gov. Jerry Brown
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SF State is greening its way up the ranks, according
Hide Your Keys, Hide Your Wives
Between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., a gentleman reported that his vehicle had been broken into at Lot 20 Aug. 29. The total reported value of losses included sunglasses and a CD changer at a reported $490. For the sake
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SF State President Dr. Leslie E. Wong spoke to faculty and staff publicly for the first time at the opening faculty meeting Aug. 31.
His speech focused on the budget cuts and on the importance of good public higher education. He also spoke
I don’t know about everyone else, but that summer left me recharged and ready to go for round two of this delicious column. And so we'll begin the semester with a little discussion about round two sex.
Let's take a second to recap what happens toward
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Melissa Camacho (left), associate professor in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, and Aaron Belkin (right), associate professor in Political Science, spoke to students Thursday night Aug. 30, 2012. The weekly lecture hosts a panel of SF State faculty members that analyze
Members of the California Faculty Association are currently voting on a tentative contract agreement with the California State University. The association agreed not to strike if the CSU Board of Trustees ratifies the contract at its meeting in September.
In May, the CFA announced that 95
For the first time in 58 years, the SFSU Bookstore has gone from a nonprofit to being managed by Follett Higher Education Group, a family owned corporation.
The University will maintain ownership of the Bookstore while Follett is used as a contractor for management. Every year
Charles B. Reed led the CSU system through an era of cuts to the university’s state funding. In the past four years alone, Sacramento legislators have slashed more than $1 billion from the university system’s coffers, according to the CSU’s budget history publication. At the
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Among the new faces on campus
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A single-alarm fire broke out on the roof of the old Administration Building Aug.
Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the California State University system, has announced his retirement after 14 years.
"Our campuses have continued to flourish even in the face of budgetary challenges and tremendous growth. Throughout my time here, the CSU has grown by more than 100,000 students,
SF State students, staff and alumni celebrated the 111th annual commencement ceremony today in Cox Stadium from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Check out our photo gallery of the event and our post-grad stories.
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It is no secret that with age comes knowledge. But instead of those pearls of wisdom
If you’ve never before regretted that 2 a.m. Facebook post about your drunken sexcapades, maybe your next boss can help you.
The social media generation has had to become conscious of what they post, not only to keep relatives from seeing them passed out with doodles on
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While I was enjoying my last day of the semester,
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As this year’s class of graduating
Edwin Lee, who became San Francisco’s first elected Asian-American mayor earlier this year, will be the keynote speaker at the SF State commencement ceremony May 19.
“The mayor is a strong supporter of higher education who appreciates the contributions SF State makes to the economic, cultural and intellectual
After serving 24 years as president of SF State, Robert A. Corrigan is looking forward to the days when he can read a book for pleasure, work on writing a history of the University and just take a few hours to think.
Corrigan came to the
CORRECTION: We incorrectly identified Richard Henry Embusch as an economics professor. He was a professor in the accounting department.
By Chris Embusch, Special to Xpress
My father, Richard Henry Embusch, a dedicated professor of the SF State accounting department for 23 years and auditor for the IRS, died April
Even after SF State President Robert A. Corrigan says goodbye to the University, his legacy will live on in the buildings that expanded and improved the campus, as well as helped put the school on the map.
“We are known for our brand, for what we
With diplomas in hand and hats suspended in the air, graduates may feel overwhelmingly excited about the possibilities of life after college. But once the enthusiasm of graduation settles, the reality of a dying job market and poor economy sets in.
Even for college graduates—the people
It seems our time on this wild ride has come to a close. But before I truly say my goodbyes, I’d like to leave you all with some parting words of wisdom that didn’t quite fit in their original columns. Let’s get the juices flowing
Many SF State students are trying to secure jobs and internships that will propel them into their future careers. Going out into a workforce not full of many options, both freshman and graduating seniors have to push ahead of the pack in order to score their
Officers assist convulsing student
Officers, along with the San Francisco Fire Department, responded to a subject convulsing at the Towers at Centennial Square May 12 at 11 a.m. The subject was unable to stand and was transported to UCSF Medical Center for further assistance.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Danielle Acierto, a five-month pregnant senior at SF State, stands in the J. Paul Leonard Library, May 7. Photo by Sam Battles."][/caption]
Four months ago, Danielle Acierto took a test that did not require studying, and was shocked at the results. The
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Leslie E. Wong, the president of Northern Michigan University, discusses coaching opportunities in college and professional sports at the Losing to Win Conference at Wake Forest University on April 13, 2011. Photo courtesy of Wake Forest University News Center."][/caption]
Dr. Leslie Wong
Several buildings at SF State lost power Thursday around 8:30 p.m., according to numerous reports from students.
The outage was isolated to the campus as power remained on in surrounding neighborhoods and PG & E spokeswoman Jana Morris said that all of their equipment was functioning
Leslie E. Wong has been announced as the new president of SF State today. The former president of Northern Michigan University will replace President Robert A. Corrigan as the 13th president of SF State and is expected to start Aug. 1.
"I am pleased and honored to