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
Hunger striker Julia Retzlaff, 19, was rushed to Clínica Martín-Baró Monday around 10:30 p.m.
Doctors at Clínica Martín-Baró sent Retzlaff to Kaiser Permanente, where she received an IV. After three hours of care, Retzlaff returned to the hunger strike campsite around 2 a.m. Tuesday to sleep
Eastern Michigan University accounting professor Howard Bunsis visited SF State Thursday, April 7 to examine the University's uncertain financial situations, with special attention given to the Ethnic Studies funding controversy. Bunsis announced that SF State was not operating at a structural deficit like administration officials
Members of the Black Student Union gathered in the quad Friday to read a statement supporting student Bonita Tindle and condemning SF State and the media for endangering Tindle.
“We, the Black Student Union do not support the mass publication of videos, articles and any other
Students from the College of Ethnic Studies lined up to air their grievances with President Leslie E. Wong during a tense town hall meeting Monday.
President Wong, who was joined by Academic Senate Chair Troi Carleton, used the meeting to talk about the importance of
The deadly shooting of Mario Woods in The Bayview district Nov. 2 prompted a possible revision of the San Francisco Police Department’s use-of-force policy, after the police chief's claims that the officers acted in self defense, according to SF Weekly.
SFPD Chief Greg Suhr presented witness
As graduating students prepare for commencement, some will use the opportunity as a final form of student activism by putting their hands up to show solidarity for the victims of police shootings.
The Black Student Union and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán are organizing students to participate in
Ethnic studies professor Philip Klasky garnered support and input from student activists for a new class on climate justice that could be offered next semester during a meeting April 9 at the J. Paul Leonard Library.
The class, called "Race, Activism and Climate Justice," was proposed by
Dancers dressed in feathers, headdresses and buckskin shawls taught students simple footwork for the round dance to the beat of drums at the heart of campus during the 40th anniversary powwow.
The Student Kouncil of Intertribal Nations hosted the powwow at the center of campus on the lawn next to
For those who were relaxing in Malcolm X Plaza, the sound of chanting started out barely audible. A brief moment later, observers were witness to a crowd of students and teachers marching and shouting different slogans.
“Calling out the violence of the racist police, we ain't gonna stop
Kasim Hafeez, a self-proclaimed Muslim Zionist, spoke at the Rosa Park conference center April 16, after being asked to tell his story of transformation by an Israeli awareness group on campus.
Hafeez has spent the last two years speaking as an advocate for Israel. Born and raised in
A mock wall stood at the entrance of Malcolm X Plaza between the stage and the Cesar Chavez Student Center as a simulation of the barrier in West Bank in Israel to draw attention to the current affairs on that side of the world.
The Filipino community came together in tribute of the 12th Annual Filipino Community Mural celebration at SF State April 8-9.
A coalition of six Filipino student organizations, together known as Mula Sa Ugat, convened in Jack Adams Hall to honor the Filipino Community Mural that depicts the conflicts
Enrollment of African-American students in the California State University system has decreased by 2.4 percent compared to a decade ago, according to CSU statistical reports.
Disparities facing African-American youth including underfunded schools, police violence and joblessness contributed to their decrease in enrollment, according to Shawn Ginwright,
Colia Lafayette Clark, a leader in the fight to gain voter rights for African-Americans in Selma, Alabama, shared her first-hand experiences at SF State as part of a national tour to discuss the movement on March 10.
While speaking with students during the event, which fell on the
Hundreds of students cried "On strike, shut it down," fists raised to the sky as they marched through Malcolm X Plaza while they passed police officers donning riot gear. This is what SF State looked like from November 1968 to March 1969.
Nearly 50 years have passed since
After much anticipation from educators, students and other community members, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 9 to implement an ethnic studies program in each of the district’s high schools.
The resolution, set to unroll in 2015, is estimated to cost $469,833
As the sun rose above the horizon one November morning, years of what one Native American SF State student described as anger began to wane, transforming his perspective on Thanksgiving Day.
Nicholas Gomez, a descendant of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation, a tribe that has resided in the Monterey Bay
President Obama wielded his authority over Congress today with a plan for immigration reform that has the potential to ease the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented people--and students--living in the country.
Members of congress voiced concern over the president’s executive actions prior to the
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Yosimar Reyes, the headlining presenter, shares a personal story with the audience at the IDEAS meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Martin Bustamante/Xpress.[/caption]
Given another child’s birth certificate and instructed to lie about his mother’s name, Miguel Castillo was taken by a guide