25 Mar 2019

ASI frustrated by Hong’s silence on Title IX changes

At a March 20 meeting between Associated Students Inc. and Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong at Jack Adams Hall, student leaders accused Hong of keeping the community in

19 Mar 2019

Organizations, departments host celebrations

Amid a lack of University funds, the students and faculty of the College of Ethnic Studies turned to Associated Students, Inc. for help funding their own departmental end of the

26 Sep 2018

ASI campaign encourages students to register to vote

Associated Students Inc. urged students to register to vote on Sept. 25, as part of a nationwide campaign for National Voter Registration Day with Rock the Vote. The campaign comes

25 Sep 2018

ASI pushes for permanent food pantry amid administration delays

Thousands of SF State students do not get enough to eat on a day-to-day basis, according to a recent report. Associated Student, Inc. is trying to address their needs, but

29 Apr 2018

Student service recognized by ASI

SF State’s Associated Students Inc. gathered at Jack Adams Hall on Thursday, April 27 to award scholarship recipients and recognize the vigorous efforts of student-run organizations on campus. ASI President,

28 Mar 2018

ASI Farmer’s Market will start accepting EBT cards

After a two-year process, SF State’s farmers market will soon be able to accept Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to address food insecurity on campus. In 2016, the CSU Chancellor’s

14 Mar 2018

Pop-Up Pantry celebrates one year

The Pop-Up Pantry, SF State’s primary food distribution program operated by Associated Students Inc., celebrated their one year anniversary of providing nearly 300 students with fresh, free groceries each week.

21 Feb 2018

ASI president wants Wong gone

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Jacqueline Foley detailed her frustration with the mistreatment she and fellow students, staff, faculty and administrators received under SF State President Leslie Wong’s authority in

23 Aug 2017

New Depot management aims for students outreach

Associated Students, Inc. has welcomed a new manager for The Depot this year in an untraditional way. Instead of promoting the past assistant manager to manager, ASI has hired Joaquin

28 Apr 2017

ASI board members discuss new election process

The Associated Students, Inc. board of directors ruled that a re-election would be too expensive after the judicial council made the proposal due to grievances candidates filed against one another.

19 Apr 2017

Allegations of misconduct plague ASI election

The Associated Students, Inc. judicial council held a third hearing that tackled grievances filed against ASI candidates suspected of breaking election code. Rodrigo Polidano, a science and engineering representative candidate,

05 Apr 2017

Voting week: Meet the presidential candidates

  The Associated Students Board of Directors, SF State’s student government, is being determined this week. ASI strives to represent students and maintain a commitment to social justice. Students can

20 Mar 2017

ASI inspires students to fight against tuition increase

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,

21 Feb 2017

Shakin’ Systems: black artists challenge expectations in new exhibit

Associated Students Inc. held an opening reception for the Black Mail Collectives’ art show “Shakin’ Systems” in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Thursday evening, featuring black artists. The show includes

08 Feb 2017

Temporary studio space offered in ASI art gallery

Walls that are usually home to hanging art pieces were temporarily bare, with only a large wooden studio desk and an unarranged photography backdrop taking up the open space at

30 Nov 2016

ASI event to commemorate World AIDS Day

Associated Students Inc. and the AIDS Coordinating Committee at SF State are planning an all-day event to commemorate the 28th annual World AIDS Day. The event, which will take place

05 Oct 2016

“Bite the Ballot” aims to register 3,000 students

The smell of sizzling tacos wafted through the air, as the sound of Buffalo Springfield’s ‘60s psychedelic rock song “For What It’s Worth” serenaded a crowd of about 40 at

25 Sep 2016

Fight to end housing and food insecurity spreads across campus

A new group’s campaign to end housing and food insecurity at SF State has gained momentum in recent weeks thanks to growing support across campus. What began in August as

15 Apr 2016

IDEAS gets closer to confirming Dream center

Associated Students, Inc. voted to support a Dream Center for undocumented students on campus last Wednesday, April 13. “The goal is to let the institution know that undocumented students are

12 Apr 2016

Candidates face off in ASI presidential race: Q&A

CORRECTION: In the print version of this article, the candidates’ responses to questions 5-7 appeared under the wrong names. Shannon Deloso’s responses appeared under Evan Gothelf’s name and Gothelf’s responses

08 Dec 2015

Pouring rights agreement falls flat as students rise up

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

10 Nov 2015

Mashouf Wellness Center plans for spirituality and sustainability

SF State’s Associated Students, Inc. hosted a town hall meeting to present the progress of the new Mashouf Wellness Center construction to students Monday in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Mashouf Wellness Center will be a

20 Oct 2015

Student rally draws attention to social injustices

Associated Students, Inc.’s Project Connect organized a SPEAK OUT rally Tuesday at noon in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The rally was organized to allow student organizations to

15 Oct 2015

ASI votes to keep current funding model for historic organizations

In a unanimous decision, Associated Students, Inc. voted against a previous motion to decrease funding for historical organizations Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Jack Adams Hall. SF State historic organizations

14 Oct 2015

Students’ landlord issues tackled at housing workshop

SF State’s Legal Resource Center tackled problems and concerns regarding living arrangements in San Francisco during its first landlord/tenant workshop Oct. 12. “This workshop aligns with the mission for our program

30 Sep 2015

SF State historical organizations speak out against ASI funding cuts

Tensions between long-standing student organizations and the Associate Students, Inc. Board of Directors grew high during a meeting in Jack Adams Hall Wednesday after a proposal to decrease funding for

23 Sep 2015

New sustainability calculator encourages green dining

[slideshow_deploy id=’67844′] The Real Food Challenge partnered up with Associated Students, Inc. to introduce an assessment calculator developed by the RFC at the Vendor Sustainability Project Wednesday at a launch

06 May 2015

Fair allows students to explore social issues

SF State’s 22nd annual African American Health Fair departed from the event in years past Tuesday, widening the scope of the event to focus on the social health issues that affect the

15 Apr 2015

University progresses on path to discounted transit passes

The commute from Fairfax to campus costs linguistics major Alexander Williams $6 each way, and compounded over dozens of trips every semester, the expense has become a strain for which he

02 Apr 2015

ASI Elections 2015: Meet the Candidates

In the upcoming ASI election, where most candidates run unopposed, students will decide between two contenders for the position of Vice President of Internal Affairs. Current VP Sarah Pishny is seeking

18 Mar 2015

Annual conference promotes equality and empowerment for women

A former leader for the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Panthers Party and political prisoner for her involvement with the group shared her experience and wisdom March 14 at

17 Feb 2015

Despite financial woes, rugby club finds new home

After a grueling five-month roller coaster ride to secure a stadium, the Gators Rugby Football Club have finally found a place to call their own. The squad has established Boxer Stadium, a

23 Jan 2015

ASI board attempts to slow Panda Express deal

Associated Students Inc. moved to pump the brakes on a vendor deal between SF State and Panda Express during its board meeting Wednesday with a resolution urging University Corporation to

22 Jan 2015

ASI appoints new president after leader resigns

Associated Students Inc. appointed a new president Jan. 21 following the resignation of the board’s leader. Former Vice President of Internal Affairs Phoebe Dye assumed Sara Padash’s role as president during the

08 Dec 2014

ASI to shift supervision in newly approved agreement

Associated Students Inc. approved a new Memorandum of Understanding Dec. 3 that would maintain supervision of its executive director to the board of directors. The new MOU, an agreement made