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 Office released a report indicating that approximately “one in four students were food insecure and one
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.
Every Monday in the Student Life Event Center (the Annex), students can come in and
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 a Statement that was emailed to Wong and his administration last week.
“I have experienced horrific,
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 Vasquez-Duran, a recent transfer student, to the position.
Because last year’s management team, Nilo Amiri and James
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.
Candidates filed grievances against one another this past month during the ASI election, claiming that their
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, filed a grievance against his opponent Mohammed Alnuzaili, accusing him of posting campaign fliers in certain
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 vote online for executive officers, class representatives and college representatives through Friday, April 7, and can
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
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 mural paintings, sculptures, print pieces and spoken word artist DeMareon Gipson, who believes the exhibit and
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 SF State’s Associated Students Inc. art gallery.
Located at the top of the Cesar Chavez
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 on Thursday, Dec. 1, will offer various activities such as free HIV antibody testing in the
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 Malcolm X Plaza at the annual “Bite the Ballot!” voter registration event, Wednesday afternoon. The
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 a collaboration between Health Promotion and Wellness, Residential Life, Associated Students, Inc. and the Dean’s Office
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 here and we are your classmates,” said Miguel Castillo, graphic design major and president of Improving
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 appeared under Deloso's name.
ASI elections for the Fall 2016 semester kicked off this week. Fifteen positions are
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
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 venue for recreational activity at SF State and is slated for completion in 2017, according to
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 speak out about various social issues, according to Project Connect intern Lashawnda Rainey, 21.
“This event was
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 currently receive a total of $85,000 in funding each year for events. After a two-week debate
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 – to educate, inform and help empower the SF State community,” said Associated Students, Inc. Legal Resource
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 historic groups.
ASI former Vice President of Finance Marco Fuentes said he is furious about the
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 party in Malcolm X Plaza.
The calculator was created by RFC, a student-run branch of the national
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 black community. The
ran the event, which was held at Jack Adams Hall and was open to
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 would welcome assistance.
SF State students and administration have discussed implementing a transit pass over the
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 re-election as newcomer Evan Gothelf challenges her for the seat. With different platforms, both candidates bring their
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 the 4th Annual Women’s Conference organized by Associated Students, Inc.
Ericka Huggins spoke to the 300 audience
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 field near Balboa BART Station, as their home turf.
“It was freshmen and sophomore year, we used
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 postpone negotiations with the company until Feb. 19.
The board hopes to establish a vendor services
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 ASI board meeting. Padash, whose resignation was announced at the meeting on her behalf, stepped down
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 between the University and ASI, outlined changes to the original version presented on Nov. 6, which shifted
Midterms are overwhelming the masses, students are scrambling to pay rent and our student leaders in Associated Students Inc. are dropping like flies from their elected positions. Welcome to week seven of the fall semester at SF State.
It all started at the top of the
Today is the last day that Associated Students Inc. (ASI) will hold elections for students to approve the merger between the student government and the Cesar Chavez Student Center (CCSC).
While ASI and the Student Center Governing Board have already voted unanimously to approve the merger,
Associated Students Inc. (ASI) vice president of finance resigned Sept. 17, the second resignation of a student government official since the beginning of the semester.
Ramon Gonzalez, who was elected vice president of finance in May, resigned from ASI’s board of directors due to “personal reasons,”
Student organizations that apply for funds from Associated Students Inc. (ASI) this year for the second time will receive $500 less in funds to allocate resources for new student groups.
As part of the 2014-2015 ASI Budget, Vice President of Finance Ramon Gonzalez announced Sept. 6
Immediately following the resignation of the elected Associated Students Inc. (ASI) president, fellow board members expressed their support of Vice President of Internal Affairs Sara Padash stepping in for the job.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640"] Sarah Padash, ASI President, poses outside the Malcolm X Plaza on