[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Students and faculty gather to inform about the potential CFA strike. Bill Bray, a communications studies lecturer, suited up in a giant puppet while bringing awareness about a potential California Faculty Association strike. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
As pressure mounts for the
Allison Michael will be graduating from SF State this semester with close to $40,000 in debt, despite saving as much as she could by going to community college and only spending two years as a student at the University.
“I’m almost in denial about it,” Michael
The brightly colored and uniquely designed food trucks that adorn the streets of San Francisco have now shown up on the SF State campus after a year of discussion and some confusion about their legality on campus.
The arrival of the food trucks on campus is
In my short time of trying to fix things at SF State, I’ve gotten away with being a few minutes late to classes due to malfunctioning clocks. I’ve seen restrooms at their worst and I’ve impatiently sat through Web pages continually reloading themselves.
I have discovered that these
At the end of the semester, in a flurry of finals and stress-ridden assignments, many students can look back at the late-night Village Market pizza and the decision to take the elevator to the second floor with nothing but regret - and the freshman 15.
Your dream of wearing that elusive SF State purple cap and gown can quickly turn into a nightmare if you’re not careful about completing all the requirements for graduation.
Seniors and super seniors alike are marking the dates for various graduation ceremonies, but with absurd amounts
Exiting the Gift Shop, Entering the Campus
Two incidents of graffiti vandalism were reported May 3 and 4. The first occurred between noon May 2 and 2:30 p.m. May 3 in the Humanities Building, while the second took place around 5 p.m. at the Sutro Library.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Brijet Finister, an SF State english literature major, poses on top of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. She was crowned Miss Black California last year and will be competing for Miss Black USA in August. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
Growing up, Brijet Finister
Women know that dealing with birth control can be quite the hassle. A new condom each encounter. One pill every day. A new patch every week. A new ring every three weeks. One shot every three months. A new IUD every 12 or five years.
SF State has been selected by the Corporation for National and Community Service as an honor roll with distinction recipient for its various community-based initiatives.
In March, the CNCS released the 2010-2011 winners for its various program categories, along with 110 universities who made the honor
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Members of the California Faculty Association gather outside the J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State to hear the recent voting results on a state-wide California State University faculty strike Monday, May 2, 2012. The CFA voted 95 percent in favor
From the current debate between the White House and the House of Representatives regarding student loan interest rates to a current California proposal that would make college more affordable for those coming from middle class families, students are now situated at a crucial intersection of
Alongside a number of students graduating this May, one face most familiar with the current campus population will also be ending his stay at SF State.
The presidential search advisory committee announced recently the finalization of candidate reviews in the search for a successor to President
Students are two signatures closer to receiving extra benefits from the health center.
A student petition circulated April 5 to April 23 to gain support for a proposed Student Health Center fee hike of $25, which will increase gradually through Fall 2016. After review by the
Transferring from a community college to a California State University once meant meeting the base requirement of 60 semester units. Now, applying with a specific associate degree will be the deciding factor between a smooth admission and a lengthy wait period.
Though many students will be
In an effort to raise student voices in the fight against the pending increase in student loan interest rates, Congresswoman Jackie Speier paid a visit to SF Statetoday to meet with students.
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After two weeks of voting, the California Faculty Association will reveal tomorrow morning whether the faculty has authorized a potential strike if no agreement is struck in their on-going contract negotiations with the California State University.
More than 500 SF State faculty members are represented by
Footrace Against the Police Yields Losing Results
University police responded to a call about a suspicious looking individual near the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building just before 8:30 a.m. April 27. Not one to be caught, the subject decided to put his P90X skills to the
Just inside a woman’s body, there’s a magical little zone that’s the key to her pleasure. It can make her squirm, scream and even squirt. Maybe.
According to a study released April 26, more than 50 percent of women stimulate the mythical G-spot - medically known
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="212" caption="Lalo Franco, director of the cultural and historical preservation department of the Santa Rosa Rancharia Tachi Yokut tribe, shares the story of one of the baskets being repatriated that was made by his grandmother, Maggie Icho, who was well known for
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A derelict shack sits among the rest of the abandoned buildings on Tapia Drive and Font Blvd, a corner that has become overgrown with foliage, graffiti and trash over the past ten years of its vacancy. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption]
There has been no shortage of controversy surrounding the impending change of management for the SFSU Bookstore, and even with the open forums finished, the decision may be quite a long time coming.
While University Corporation is aware of concerns from both students and faculty surrounding
In dim candlelight with a burst of semi-kinky spontaneity, you generously slather chocolate syrup onto the body of your partner. Using your fingers to blend it into your very willing victim’s body, you pause to sensuously lick clean one of your fingers with your tongue. You
I was in the Mr. Fix it headquarters the other day, excited to try on various outfits in hopes of finding the official Mr. Fix It uniform. I checked the time on my newly fixed clock and decided to spend a few minutes to browse
A Dirty D.I.Y. Deed
University police took a report of a Parkmerced resident whose clothes had been damaged and sprayed with bleach April 16, amounting to up to $600 in losses. Perhaps the unknown perpetrator had been so inspired by the funky fashions they had seen
As I made my way toward a restroom in the Business Building, I was told many times to stay away, but I reassured myself I was going.
I entered and stood in shock. The easily grossed-out germaphobe in me wanted to run away, but the hulking
Justin Thielman came from a conservative town. There were no resources for victims of sexual abuse. It wasn’t until he was 20 that he was able to admit to himself the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father for more than 10
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Conceptual and Information Arts student Micheal Nardo adjusts the circuit board on his "Autonomous Drawer" at the Senior Arts Expo at SF State, Saturday April 21. Photo by Kale Williams."][/caption]
Science and art aren’t two subjects often found in the same sentence,
About 200 people crowded the main lobby of Cesar Chavez Student Center April 5th to witness 10 SF State student contestants chow down for the ultimate prize.
At noon, competitors lined up in order to be the first to eat eight Underdog beef hotdogs. The location opened on campus
As contract negotiations between the California Faculty Association and the California State University drag into the 22nd month and teachers have called into question the direction the system is heading, one word continues to strike a chord with students: privatization.
In recent years, as the cost of tuition has increased at an exponential rate, many classes,
On the fourth floor of the Humanities Building’s north end, an open door comes into view as soon as students and faculty reach the top of the stairs. The room, which houses the newly established Persian studiesoffice, is decorated thoughtfully with a plush rug, framed photographs
With the first year of a two-year master’s degree in counseling almost under her belt, Arielle Smith is looking forward to a career as a college counselor. But since she discovered last week that the crucial grant that she expected to cover her tuition might
A brief safety scare in the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts department set off a torrent of rumors last Tuesday.
The incident in question, in which a student brought a fake gun to a BECA class as a prop, was resolved after University police determined that
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Donny Vallejo tests the steam wand at the new Peet's Coffee & Tea during their soft opening April 14. Peet's is now open in the newly opened library. Photo by Juliana Severe."][/caption]
If coffee lovers don’t think they have enough locations on
The California Faculty Association gathered at SF State today as faculty members began voting on whether to strike, after contract negotiations with CSU administration broke down Friday.
CFA representatives have accused the CSU Board of Trustees, and Chancellor Charles B. Reed in particular, of asking for
The reality that sexual abuse can lead to lasting emotional and psychological damage is indisputable. However, the repercussions of sexual abuse are not limited to internal injuries; the physical impact can be just as damaging.
According to two March 2012 studies published in the Journal of