In 1996, a SF State fraternity created Multicultural AIDS Awareness Day to educate students about the disease.
Fifteen years later, AIDS still exists, but the dedication to awareness has made education more widely available to the SF State community and CSU campuses.
In an attempt to educate
Personal stories of experiences and challenges with masculinity were among the many topics discussed at the third annual Cocktales event at SF State, hosted by campus prevention programs in hopes of brining an end to sexual violence.
Along with several SF State students, director Isael De
Every day, Margaret Leahy returns home from her part-time teaching job at SF State and is greeted with excitement by her dancing pint-sized pooch, Marley.
She treats Marley to a dog biscuit and looks out her back door at the planter box full of pink bougainvilleas,
A table stands alone on the first floor of the Humanities building with stacks of books along the edge.
The students who sit behind the stacks go almost unnoticed as their peers hurry to their respective classes. Among them is a man who is featured in
California voters may soon have the opportunity to relieve the burden of the California State University system – or further asphyxiate it. A possible upcoming California special election could cause further budget problems for SF State and the cash-strapped California State University system.
Gov. Jerry Brown
Faculty responded in record numbers two months ago to vote on three controversial options for the University’s college merger. Now, the administration is asking for an encore.
President Robert A. Corrigan and Provost Sue Rosser have asked the faculty to participate in another referendum following Corrigan’s
When it comes to cuts to education, Students for Quality Education have one main philosophy: louder is better.
SQE and the California Faculty Association are encouraging students to raise their voices today at its forum and walkout, Take Class Action.
“We need to make some noise,” said
As University faculty members were grilling students in the midst of midterm mayhem, the roles of the examined and the examiner switched as students were given a chance to grade SF State.
On March 24, SF State students took part in the accreditation process by sharing
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A single table draped with a purple banner and lined with a few stacks of golden fliers was the only noticeable mention of the Associated
SF State students poised together in Malcolm X Plaza, preparing to launch into an acrobatic performance. Their white, gold and purple uniforms shone in the sun, while their physical presence drew students near.
Together they make up the SF State cheerleading team, which is made up
Blocked paths, exposed pipes, and ditches have been inconveniencing many students who walk between the Humanities building and the Village at Centennial Square.
However, all of the holes and incessant drilling are part of a bigger project: the campus utilities extension project located between the Humanities
Dyke. Homo. Faggot.
The sharp stings of each single word resonate to create deep emotional scars that can dictate a lifetime.
In an effort to ease the pain of homophobic bullying, Dan Savage, an openly gay LGBT activist and journalist, has shone a hopeful light to the
The California State University system's Board of Trustees met yesterday to discuss the best course of action in coping with a potential $1 billion cut to its budget for the 2011-12 academic year.
In addition, $50 million in mandatory costs, mainly related to employee health care
It’s election season at SF State, which means it’s time for students to execute their civic duty: Make signs, go campaigning, hit the polls and show pride in campus government. Right?
The polls are now open for the Associated Students Inc. student elections, but with
SF State student, Ethan "EMoney" Cohen is getting his chance at the big time by rapping his way to becoming a contestant on BET's famous Freestyle Friday.
"I went up there and blew the judges away," said Cohen. "Right off the bat they said, 'we want
This summer, the mathematics department at SF State will launch its pilot online course for the new Mandatory Early Start Program, requiring incoming freshmen to begin remedial courses before their first semester in the California State University system.
The pilot program at SF State consists of
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Consulates representing countries from
“Power to the Pussy!”
Seven women clad in matching pink shirts and berets chanted on stage at SF State’s Knuth Hall March 10, as they demanded a revolution in name of this year’s 16th-annual International Women’s Day Celebration.
Art forms of all mediums – including theater, poetry
The devastation of the tsunami following the magnitude 9 earthquake off the northeastern coast of Japan has left many fleeing while unaware of the next steps.
While Japan faces growing uncertainty, organizations across continents and seas are unreservedly answering the call to comfort.
The SF State Japanese
A collection of photos that give a slice of campus life.
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Dressed in traditional regalia, various children got a taste of their heritage Saturday when they accompanied their elders in performing intricate dances and singing as part of a daylong event to celebrate women in Native American society.
“It’s great seeing the kids get pride and satisfaction
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In the wake of a disaster as massive as the earthquake and tsunami that recently rocked Japan, students are now critiquing their own campus’s plans for emergency response.
San Francisco is no stranger to unpredictable plate tectonics: The unprecedented 1906 earthquake that ruptured the San Andres
Wednesday, March 16 9:10 a.m.
The twelve students from SF State who are studying at various institutions in Japan are all alive and doing well, according to an email from Associate Vice President of International Education Yenbo Wu
Updated: 5:50 p.m.
The Office of International Programs has reached
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David Quintana is not an overly anxious man,
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Last year, a volcano of frustration erupted across the state as the 450,000 students and 46,000 faculty members that comprise the California State University system felt robbed of $564 million.
Facing unprecedented cuts to public education, students, educators, the UC system – whose own budget was
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In response to a
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When heavy rain hits the Creative Arts building at SF State, buckets are in place to relieve the leaky roof and, on rare occasions, a ceiling
The faculty accepted alternative two of the college merger proposals by a narrow margin while striking down alternatives one and three, bringing to an end the weeklong referendum process.
The Academic Senate Executive Committee certified and released the results a day after the window to cast
Dildos, anal beads(NSFW), and fleshlights(NSFW) replaced textbooks, binders and planners at the Got Sex Toys? workshop where students learned the ins and outs of self-pleasure and proper sex toy utilization.
The workshop, held in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Tuesday, was sponsored by the Educational and
The Academic Senate met today to discuss the referendum regarding the University Planning Advisory Council’s recommendation to reduce the number of colleges from eight to a six-plus-one structure, during which time the faculty voiced its concern that it was being omitted from the process.
As the possibility of a college merger becomes increasingly discussed throughout campus, many SF State students are finding that attending a university is more of a struggle than ever.
With the University considering proposals to restructure the current eight colleges to a six-plus-one structure as a
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Whether you are
Sounds of Indian music flood SF State every week as the Dhamaka Dance Organization practices Bollywood-style dance in Malcom X Plaza. "DDO’s goal is not only to get recognition and perform at events, but also get a group of dancers together to have fun," said
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Ashlee Nicole Haley, the former SF State cheer coach who is charged