Local scientists, educators and students filled Market Street for the March for Science on Earth Day to support funding, literacy and diversity in science.
The idea to organize the March for Science began in Washington D.C. in late January and spread throughout the world in more
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
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
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
President Leslie E. Wong's refusal to sign a pouring rights agreement Nov. 19 drew critical interest from news organizations across the Bay Area, but also brought up the question of student power at SF State.
Wong stated in an email that he decided to decline the agreement
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
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
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.
Two groups of protesters converged on San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon to call attention to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and participate in a national day of action.
Stop Mass Incarceration Network, an organization who vocalizes its devotion to ending the police brutality of Black
Students stood up and spoke out at SF State's first official Speak Out event Feb. 25 in Malcolm X Plaza. Members of several campus organizations performed spoken word poetry to address current social issues and express what inspires them and their organizations.
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
Nearly 50 SF State students rallied in Malcolm X Plaza Monday before joining a mass march through the streets of Berkeley to protest recent police killings of unarmed black men.
The rally was organized by SF State’s Black and Brown Liberation Coalition and focused on the
Hundreds of demonstrators joined an emergency march through Oakland Wednesday afternoon in protest of a grand jury decision to not indict a New York police officer involved in the death of an unarmed man.
Officer Daniel Pantaleo restrained Eric Garner, 43, in a fatal chokehold July
When criminal justice lecturer Greg Woods started to notice that the least informed members of the community were the most disproportionately affected by the criminal justice system, it became clear to him that he needed to teach others to understand the law.
“My mission is to
[caption id="attachment_61488" align="alignleft" width="160"] Dr. Hatem Bazian, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley and co-founder of Zaytuna College, speaks at the 7th Annual Edward Said Mural Celebration in the SF State Student Event Center on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Eric Gorman/Xpress.[/caption]
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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Grace J. Yoo, a professor in the Asian-American studies department, introduces the first speaker during the Violence Teach-In at SF State Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Daniel Porter/Xpress.[/caption]
Prompted by the recent shooting death of an SF State student allegedly at the hand
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protest in front of the Port of Oakland shipyard in an effort to block Israeli cargo company Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Alma Villegas/Xpres.[/caption]
A crowd of pro-Palestinian protesters rallied last Sunday in West Oakland as
At the sound of three bangs, dozens of bodies dropped to the ground of Malcolm X Plaza as a part of a “Die In” demonstration for people killed by police brutality.
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600" class="size-thumbnail"] Cephus Johnson, SF State alumni and the founder of the Oscar Grant Foundation speaks to students about his nephew's death and about student activism against police brutality and police shootings at the J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State, Wednesday,