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

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28 Mar 2018

SF State implements new active shooter policy

SF State has integrated three levels of training around campus to educate the student body and faculty on proper ways to protect themselves against an active shooter. According to Everytown

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28 Mar 2018

Business Dean says goodbye to SF State

The dean of the college of business, Linda Oubre, will be moving on from SF State this summer after being hired to take over as president of Whittier College. Oubre

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28 Mar 2018

Les questions, more answers

XPRESS: What is your response to SF State’s Tenants Rights group ‘condemnation’ for allegedly raising rents on employee housing and evicting residents who have retired? WONG: We’re in a very

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14 Mar 2018

SF State students participate in nationwide walkout against gun violence

“No more silence end gun violence,” is just one of the many chants that students and fellow supporters against gun violence were shouting nationwide in an effort to demand better

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14 Mar 2018

The College of Social Work 50 years later

The School of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary as the first master’s in social work program at SF State on March 7. SF State’s department of social work received

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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.

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10 Mar 2018

Discrimination lawsuit dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday accusing SF State officials of tolerating and encouraging hostility toward Jewish members of the SF State community. The suit, stemming in part

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07 Mar 2018

Business administration leads among other declared majors

Early this February, the Office of Institutional Research at SF State reported that business administration was the largest undergraduate major in fall 2017. It accounted for 19.3 percent of undergraduate

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01 Mar 2018

Gig economy makes filing taxes for students complicated

Many students working in the “gig” economy struggle during the tax filing season due to lack of knowledge regarding their obligations and deductions. “Gig” economy jobs include occupations that are

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28 Feb 2018

#ICEoutofCA protest

SF State students from multiple organizations gathered and walked out in protest in reaction to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids throughout the Bay Area on February 28th. Students

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28 Feb 2018

SF State develops new “Animals on Campus” policies

SF State’s Department of Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) is currently developing new policies regarding emotional support animals on campus. When it comes to animals on campus, the University

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28 Feb 2018

Dean breaks glass ceilings

Between 1942 and 1964 Ernest C. Dillard held multiple different leadership positions as a staff member with the International United Automotive Workers (UAW). In each position, he was the first

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28 Feb 2018

Black STEM students change narrative

*Revisions were made to this story on March 2 to correctly attribute Jasmine Sims for quotes regarding Katherine Johnson, and to clarify BE-STEM’s collective purpose. History tends to be written

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27 Feb 2018

Impaction lifted on majors

On March 4 in the J. Paul Leonard Library, SF State will conduct the last of three hearings to remove the impaction status on Environmental Studies, Apparel Design and Merchandising,

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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

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16 Feb 2018

When the Stars begin to Fall

As part of Black History Month, SF State’s School of Music put on a selection of spiritual concert songs — songs with deep ties to the history of enslavement in

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14 Feb 2018

Valentine’s day on campus

Students on campus celebrate Valentine’s Day by selling and purchasing gifts.

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14 Feb 2018

Attempted Burglary at SF State

A male broke into an SF State female’s apartment while she was inside. After the man broke in he then fled the area. There were two other females at the

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07 Feb 2018

Person found dead at Mary Ward Hall

A man was reported dead on the first floor of Mary Ward Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 10:18 p.m. Nickie Young, a 24-year old San Francisco resident was announced

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07 Feb 2018

13 sections of music courses have been cancelled at SF State

Music students are scrambling at the last minute to find available classes with open seats to fulfill their graduation requirements. The music department sent out an email on Jan. 26

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31 Jan 2018

Students honor late theatre professor

“He was a great teacher,” said Hamid Ehya describing the passion that the late Theatre Arts Professor Mohammad Kowsar taughtwith. “The thing about him was the energy he had, the

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31 Jan 2018

On-campus petty theft and burglary on the decline

Burglary incidents at SF State experienced a steady increase over the past couple of years. While petty theft incidents have decreased, it continues to be the most frequently reported occurring

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15 Dec 2017

SF State students find solace in skateboarding

Emily Hernandez, Joshua Tarango and Fernando Ariniega talk about stress, finals and how they use skateboarding as an outlet from school’s pressures and studies. They talk about how important it

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15 Dec 2017

Gas interruptions go unexplained

Construction crews set up barriers before Thanksgiving break, blocking access and inspecting the area where a majority of students and staff eat and walk through to access food, but manager

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14 Dec 2017

FedUp Episode 2: Weed in college and out

FedUp Episode 2: Weed in college and out This episode is around weed, the culture on and off campus as well as the politics that have taken place in California

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14 Dec 2017

The Journey of Composing

Star Wars inspired him. After he watched Star Wars Episode IV, he started making short films by himself. Then began composing the music for those films. Now, he enjoys composing

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14 Dec 2017

Modern day Footloose: Breakers can’t get a break

  by Roxanne Hernandez rhernan4@mail.sfsu.edu Monday morning was going to be any regular start of the week for Andrew Sanders, fourth year art major at SF State. He’d go to

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13 Dec 2017

Campus-wide repairs caused hot water shut-down

Water line repairs on campus caused an emergency hot water shut down affecting Mashouf Wellness Center on Nov. 14 and the Vista room on Nov. 17. University facilities services sent

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13 Dec 2017

Dean of The College of Ethnic Studies resigns

Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro will be resigning his position as dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) this upcoming spring. Monteiro declined to give a reason for his decision.

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13 Dec 2017

President’s Campus Climate Task Force Suspended

Months after it was assembled, SF State University President Leslie Wong’s Task Force on Campus Climate has been suspended after several of its members have resigned. Four out of 17

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06 Dec 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Thoughts and Expectations

When Lucasfilm released the latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the internet roared in approval. Surely, the second installment of the new trilogy, which hints at taking a

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06 Dec 2017

Lockers run vacant in the Science Building

Lockers, which usually fill up within the first week of school, are still available inside the Science Building. SF State engineering stockroom equipment technician Michael Lino said that some students

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06 Dec 2017

Gospel Gators: 13 years and counting

The collective voices of the Gospel Gators travel through the first floor halls of the Creative Arts building at SF State, even as they rehearse behind closed doors. Guiding the

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05 Dec 2017

Experimental College creates fundraiser for Syrian refugees

by Roxanne Hernandez, Garrett Bergthold, Bryan Ramirez Students from SF State’s Experimental College produced an art gallery fundraiser on campus for the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Monday Dec. 4, 2017.

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30 Nov 2017

Campus-wide power outage leads to cancelled classes

A campus power outage led to several servers being down, wifi out, flickering lights and canceled classes on SF State’s campus on Thursday, Nov. 29. The campus-wide power outage began

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