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Michael Ritter marches and chants in a picket line in front of SF State Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Students and faculty members gathered at the corner of 19th and Holloway avenues occupying part of the campus entrance.

Faculty members ask students to join in solidarity for new labor contracts

October 7, 2014 Multimedia News 1 Comment

SF State faculty marched along the corner of Holloway and 19th Avenue today, marking the 99th day without a new labor contract. Students and other organizations joined the California Faculty Association’s picket line in solidarity. “Their working conditions are our learning conditions, and visa versa,” said SF State student and Students for Quality Education intern ...

IN-DEPTH: A Byte of the Valley

May 21, 2014 Multimedia News

See the full collection on Medium at: https://medium.com/a-byte-of-the-valley At a campus surrounded by Silicon Valley and the tech boom, it’s no surprise that technology has begun to shape the SF State campus through a variety of student entrepreneurs, app developers, engineers and designers — but also the aim of the University itself. A close look into ...

Putting tidal waves into crunchable data

May 21, 2014 Multimedia News 3 Comments

The San Francisco Bay has powerful, silent tidal currents that influence all objects it comes in contact with. And Boriana “Bobbie” Viljoen has observed first hand the horrors of people being swept away by this invisible “river.” As a designer and a surfer, the SF State master’s student has identified a problem with the current ways ...

VIDEO: “Lost and Found”

May 16, 2014 Life Multimedia

[HTML1] Many of us living in the Bay Area have a peaceful stroll along the beach, but few of us have done it with such purpose. Brenton Bostwick, an artist from Marin County, has taken California coastline strolls and turned it into an art. Growing up, Bostwick always wanted to be a painter, and to ...

SLIDESHOW: Gators pitch in on Pride parade float

May 7, 2014 Multimedia News

[HTML1] For the first time ever, parade-goers at this year’s San Francisco Pride will see the addition of SF State’s Gator Pride float. At the parade, the float will follow a step team led by the SF State Cheer Team. The University’s contingent, which includes students, community members, alumni and SF State President Leslie E. ...

The race begins: students network at CSU Hospitality Career Expo

March 30, 2014 Life Multimedia

[HTML1] In a few months, thousands of graduating students will leave college life behind and be launched into the working world, losing themselves in the seemingly endless search for a real job. SF State seeks to provide plenty of opportunities for students and soon-to-be-graduates to boost their sorely-needed job prospects. SF State’s hospitality and tourism ...

A Day in the Life of the Gator (VIDEO)

March 20, 2014 Multimedia

[dropcap style=”box”]A[/dropcap]s I first put on the green mascot on, it hit me: I would be in front of a crowd, dancing my ass off, running around in costume and being silly. I got a little nervous. It’s just not something everyone does in his or her lifetime. I made sure I brought water and ...

Bay Area students join the fight against the Keystone Pipeline (VIDEO)

March 4, 2014 Multimedia News 2 Comments

[HTML1] Nine activists were arrested while students and supporters rallied downtown Monday morning in response to the 398 arrests made in Washington on Sunday for protesting against Obama’s Keystone XL Pipeline plan. Members from XL Dissent West Coast and student activists from various universities including SF State, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Stanford gathered at ...