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.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Kelly Carson and Jeff Wilks perform their rehearsed scene for Acting 2 on March 16, 2011. Karen M. Kinney / staff photographer"][/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="580" caption="Students partake in a Tai Chi
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
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Patricia Valladolid, center, presents "Las Dietas Sagradas" (The Sacred Diets) at Questioning Race, Size, and Gender in Beauty Standards Thursday Mar. 11, 2011. Questioning Race, Size and Gender in Beauty Standards is a discussion group including film screening, student presentation, and
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
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="384" caption="Sean Arce, director of Mexican American Studies at the Tucson Unified School District , speaks at an ethnic studies conference in Jack Adams Hall on Tue., March 1, 2011 in San Francisco, Calif. Jasmine Beaghler / staff photographer"][/caption]
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
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It’s lunchtime on campus, and it’s time to weigh your dining options. Sure
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Music rumbled through campus and beach balls flew overhead as students in dazzling dresses and suits took to the dance floor at SF State's first Pride Prom in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Feb. 11.
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="315" caption="Victor Xiong, a 21-year-old nursing
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="342" caption="Second year student Kyla Watson (left) and freshman Clara Goldstein (right) compete in SF State's annual Kiss an iPod contest on Valentine's Day at Malcolm X Plaza. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption]
Despite the cold weather, Malcolm X Plaza heated up with
CORRECTION: In a recently published article titled, "President Corrigan accepts 'six-plus-one' college merger," we attributed the first quote in the story to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. It was not Griffin who stated this, but a quote provided to Griffin by SF State President Robert A.
For most, it’s no surprise that sexiling—the practice of ousting a roommate to use a shared room for sex—and masturbation are part of both the college years and life in general. But coming home to the proverbial sock on the door time and time again
A prison record is a blemish for anyone, but for participants in Project Rebound, the path to a better life starts at SF State.
Project Rebound, a branch of Associated Students, Inc. which seeks to assimilate recently released prison inmates into the SF State community, held
With gowns and tuxedos, corsages and silk ties, come Friday SF State students will have their day as royalty. Thanks to the Queer Alliance Organization, the Pride Committee and the University LGBT Club, “Everything Great About You,” SF State will be hosting its first-ever Pride
Ibrahim has been able to set aside the chaos in her home country for the sake of her students.
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As millions of Egyptians flooded Tahrir
The Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors hit the ground running this semester with talk of big change at their first meeting.
The board is reviewing its lawspeaker position, which has judiciary and parliamentary duties and also acts as elections commissioner, to ensure the three duties do not
Recently approved general education requirements at SF State promise to better align the campus with its goal of sustainability and educate students on how to live a greener life both in and out of the classroom.
Undergrads entering the University as early as fall 2012 will
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For many, it's been difficult to avoid the nearly 10-foot hole in front of the Café Rosso near the humanities
I am pleased to welcome you to the first issue of the Golden Gate [X]press for the spring 2011 semester. My name is Kelsey Avers and I will be the editor-in-chief of this publication for this semester.
Over the break, we at [X]press have been
To the delight of University students and officials, Ike's Place owner Ike Shehadeh confirmed his plans to sign the lease for a new location in the Cesar Chavez Student Center within the next two months.
"I'd like to be in around March 1, but how realistic that is,
Between 2008 and 2009, former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley allegedly spent more than $20,000 of cheer club funds on personal expenditures.
This included food, rent and a trip to Las Vegas, according to court reports.
The University Police Department began an investigation of Haley sometime in