The Associated Students, Inc. judicial council held a third hearing that tackled grievances filed against ASI candidates suspected of breaking election code.
Rodrigo Polidano, a science and engineering representative candidate, filed a grievance against his opponent Mohammed Alnuzaili, accusing him of posting campaign fliers in certain
The SF State community experienced an especially trying past week. The surprising announcement and sudden cancellation of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat’s speech Thursday stirred controversy and invoked emotional response among multitudes of individuals and organizations — reactions rippled out from our campus and into the
The SF State Wind Ensemble debuted "Into the forge! Music of Earth, Death, Metal, Fire & Oil," on March 14, 2017 at Knuth Hall in the Creative Arts Building. The wind ensemble holds auditions at the beginning of each semester and is open to current
While the University is expanding and new construction projects are beginning, one issue that has affected students for a long time is about to get worse: the lack of available parking on campus.
The ongoing construction projects at SF State have led to criticism among commuter
The National Science Foundation awarded fellowships to eight SF State alumni, making SF State the California State University with the most students to receive fellowships this year.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program received over 13,000 applications and narrowed it down to 2,000 recipients,
Corrections: A previous version of the article mistakenly stated that ESA’s are covered by Americans with Disabilities Act, and that Dr. Cynthia Kay Chandler was at the University of Texas.
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Students and faculty from all 23 California State Universities gathered in Sacramento on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers for more funding.
During the annual Lobby Day event, members of the California Faculty Association and Students for Quality Education visited the Capitol to urge Gov. Jerry Brown and
SF State alumnus Gary Austin, whose work inspired comedians such as Helen Hunt, Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig, died on April 1 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at age 75 after losing a battle with cancer, according to Variety.
Austin graduated from SF State
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The Muslim Student Association organized a teach-in event on Thursday afternoon in order to give Muslim students and faculty a chance to communicate their concerns and thoughts on Islamophobia
Students encouraged faculty to create a welcoming environment for Muslim students in light of
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Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem canceled his upcoming visit to SF State due to dissatisfaction with the event’s organization and lack of publicity.
“The university offered a ticketed, limited event, and no legitimate effort was made on the part of the university to
An apartment in the University Park South area was burglarized on Saturday night while tenants were out.
University Park South is an apartment complex owned by the University where some students reside due to its convenient location near campus. According to University Police Department Deputy Chief
The Associated Students Board of Directors, SF State’s student government, is being determined this week. ASI strives to represent students and maintain a commitment to social justice. Students can vote online for executive officers, class representatives and college representatives through Friday, April 7, and can
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat will speak to students and community members on Thursday after being invited by President Leslie Wong without collaboration with students groups.
SF State came under fire a year ago after a protest, led by the General Union of Palestine Students, erupted in
An indecent exposure incident occurred in the J. Paul Leonard library Saturday afternoon.
The incident happened at 3:19 p.m. on April 1 when a non-SF State affiliated female, who was studying on the fourth floor of the library, alerted the University Police Department of a man
Politicians and activists came together for the Cesar E. Chavez Mural Celebration to discuss a plethora of issues concerning activism and community involvement on Thursday afternoon.
Forty to 50 people in Jack Adams Hall watched closely as panelists talked about voting and legislation. San Francisco Board
University administration is in the process of obtaining approval to begin construction of new housing units that will double the number of new beds and extend housing to a block of Holloway Avenue.
The housing building is part of the Creative Arts and Holloway Mixed-Use
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Within the first few weeks of President Trump’s administration, it was reported by Democracy Now that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made over 600 arrests in 11 states, including California.
San Francisco has
Many SF State students are worried about the future and affordability of their education after the California State University system Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike, despite systemwide student protests.
Associated Students Inc. encouraged students to write testimonials and take a bus ride
SF State journalism lecturer James Wagstaffe and his team were honored with a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award recognizing their work on the Sander v. State Bar case, where they fought to keep bar applicant data private.
The legal publication California Lawyer awarded Wagstaffe,
Amid protests Wednesday, the California State University system’s governing board voted 11-8 to raise tuition at its 23 campuses – the first raise in six years.
Tuition will increase by $270 per year for in-state students beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, up from the current
Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester.
“This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono Gonzalez, ASI’s vice president of external affairs. “We really need students to step up and speak their
The long bunker-shaped building was filled with sounds of boisterous chatter and clicking keyboards as students implemented code. Computers were strewn amid headphones and virtual reality headset-wearing students working late into the night. The sleep-deprived techies fueled up on energy drinks and water in an
SF State ranks in the top 21 percent of surveyed universities in overall diversity, and top 2 percent when rated specifically for ethnic diversity, according to College Factual, but some students are feeling a lack of diversity on campus.
The University has embraced these kinds
Students and allies gathered in Malcolm X Plaza to recognize “A Day Without Womxn” Tuesday afternoon.
“We want to represent women who can’t leave school or work,” said 19-year-old Chloe Bogle, a political science major. “It’s our way or resisting.”
Though the event was organized by
Project Censored - SF State hosted a forum to talk with students about the importance of confronting “fake news” in today’s society.
The organization encourages students and faculty to rethink the idea of what news is and develop critical thinking skills to do so.
Kenn Burrows, Project
SF State held its third and final required public hearing at the University library to discuss proposed admission changes and the discontinuation of the current campuswide impaction status for the fall 2018 semester.
The final hearing was held on Monday. The hearings have been held throughout
Harmony Notman works full-time at Stonestown Galleria, only a short distance from her Village at Centennial Square residence on campus, but the walk makes her nervous.
Notman leaves her job in the evenings carrying pepper spray and wearing only one earbud, uneasy and worried about her
The Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity threw the largest event in the fraternity’s history on Friday, a benefit concert to help fund cancer research through City of Hope.
The concert, HeartBeats, took place at the Annex Building and featured four local DJs, including Bay Area native,
Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students.
ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers market in front of the Humanities building, has always been interested in finding ways to
Next fall, SF State will open a Center of Iranian Diaspora Studies to promote information and research on Iranian culture — a project largely made possible with a generous donation from an alumna.
Neda Nobari, an SF State alumna and Iranian-American philanthropist, donated $5 million to
The Health Promotion and Wellness unit of Student Affairs launched Nourishing Minds this semester in order to promote healthy snacking habits, but students remain unaware of the new program due to lack of advertising.
The program is designed to help students determine which specific snacks and
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Correction: a previous version of this article misspelled the name of University Police Department Deputy Chief Reginald Parson as "Parsons," and also made reference to him as the UPD Chief Reginald Parson. Both errors have since been corrected.
Vianney Casas was at home waiting for a text from her mom to say she had successfully entered the U.S. The reply she got wasn’t the happy news she was looking for. Her visa had been denied.
“Everything happened in the middle of the night,” Casas
Gloria Watkins, famously known as “bell hooks,” addressed the issues of feminism under the current political climate during her first visit in 15 years to SF State Monday. The well-known African American scholar of intersectionality of race and gender attracted more than 530 people, exceeding
SF State is offering new courses to give students a different approach to developing critical thinking skills this semester: Comics and zombies.
Nick Sousanis, an award-winning graphic novelist, is teaching two new comics courses in the humanities department, including Making Comics in Liberal Studies and Comics
Correction: A previous version of this story did not specifically identify Jonathan Stern as a adjunct professor and lecturer. The information has since been updated.
SF State friend and colleague Jonathan Stern died at noon today at Marin General Hospital at the age of 62.