In Sept. 2017, Credible conducted a poll finding that 50 percent of students in the United States would be willing to give up their rights to vote in the next two presidential elections if it meant clearing their student loans forever. The same poll also
The debate over whether college athletes deserve to be paid has gained momentum the past few years. It reached one of its most controversial moments in 2015 when Northwestern University’s football team attempted to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board refused to accept or decline
Imagine this: You’re a freshman at your first college party, you’re having your first drink, and, all of a sudden, someone at the party passes out. What’s your initial reaction? Do you call the police? Do you just wait it out and hope that, as
Rape is not always a violent, savage held-at-knifepoint type of occurrence. It doesn’t always happen by strangers who grab women from behind and drag them off into a back alley. It’s done by people you know, people you like and people you see every day.
SF State student Mark Garcia, also known as DJ Sparky, speaks on his passion for music and his busy school life. The 21-year-old pre-nursing major started his DJ life back in high school with a group of friends as a hobby. He shares his first
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In April 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. sat in a Birmingham jail after he was arrested during a nonviolent protest. In his famous letter, “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” King wrote: “I guess I should have realized that few members
I’ve always considered myself to be a private person. This meant that when it finally came time to move away from home after high school and be on my own, the idea of sharing a tiny dorm room with a total stranger was not very
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SF State campus is currently undergoing significant construction and renovations. The current master plan for the campus has over 20 new buildings, which is comprised of new housing, a wellness center and new instructional
Next week, thousands of SF State students will pack into AT&T Park, turn their tassels and graduate. Unfortunately, I will not be one of them, despite the fact that I’m finishing my 8th consecutive semester at this university, which typically signifies the end of one’s
Like most dramatic changes in a person's life, moving to another country to go to school makes you compare it to what you used to have. There are a lot of differences between the American lifestyle and the Danish one. This much I learned from
Before I left Denmark to go on exchange, some Danes said the only pity about me going on exchange to San Francisco was that the city is so similar to Europe.
And I actually had a little bit of the same perception of San Francisco. But oh boy, I
I may be a part of a small minority, but I don’t exactly want to graduate just yet.
I spent my first year or so at SF State planning my transfer to another school. Like so many others, I realized shortly after moving here that this
Nearly 200 students and faculty gathered in the quad at 12:30 p.m. Monday for a press conference surrounding the four students who began a hunger strike last week in protest of what they consider a dismissal of their demands to defend and advance the College
If you would have told me four years ago that I would be president of my sorority, I would have laughed in your face.
Four years ago, I would have never even fathomed taking on a leadership position, let alone the three I have had since
In the early morning hours, Malcolm X Plaza, usually desolate during the weekend, was energized by a modest but eager crowd dressed in purple and gold shirts, tight running shorts and brightly colored Lycra.
The group of around 100 people was there for the sixth annual SF
“My dad became a citizen in 1993," said senior Latinx studies major Maria Gonzalez-Chavez. "He was very vocal about racism and discrimination. He called people out, and sometimes he would get in trouble for it because people would be like, ‘Who is this brown man
After having spent four months at an American university, one of the biggest differences I have noticed is how education here, contrary to Scandinavia, is something you pay for and, in that sense, a part of the free market. This affects a lot of things in
SF State softball is having one of its best seasons in more than a decade as the team primes itself for a playoff spot in the NCAA Division II tournament next month.
Under new head coach Lisa Allen, the team has ground its way to a
Stephen Kane, a physics and astronomy professor at SF State, and his team have discovered and constructed a thermal image map of a new planet, named 55 Cancri. The new planet is the first of its kind to be discovered and draws striking similarities to
Supersonic sophomore civil engineering major Adriana Calva shattered school speed records once again at Cox Stadium during the ninth annual SF State Distance Carnival Friday, April 1.
After recently destroying Joanna Luk’s previous overall SF State women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase record – held since 2003 – by more than
Students and faculty at colleges and universities have become all-too-familiar with the endless cycle of sexual harassment allegations at their institutions: Faculty or staff member is accused, faculty or staff member is found in violation of sexual harassment policies, faculty or staff member receives slap
“Our education is our liberation!” read a vibrant yellow sign held up by students as they stormed the quad and marched directly to the front of the Administration Building.
Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign a list of demands presented to her by students of
SF State has been in turmoil since it was announced last week that the historic College of Ethnic Studies would face budgetary restrictions in the coming fiscal year.
Students and faculty presented President Leslie E. Wong with a list of demands, marched in protest and held
The California Faculty Association announced Monday that they would launch a coordinated, five-day strike in April if the California State University does not extend a satisfactory counter offer to their request for a 5 percent raise.
CSU faculty deserve to earn a living wage. The average
SF State's art department made its first major increases to instructional materials fees in 20 years this spring, forcing returning studio art majors to pay double or even triple the fee costs of last semester.
Of the 80 studio art classes currently requiring materials fees, 38 of
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There are many things students should understand before entering the workforce. The country’s gender wage gap is one of them.
What’s the gender wage gap? In America, women earn roughly 77 cents to every dollar a man makes, according to a Huffington Post
A few years ago, it was normal to graduate with a bachelor's degree in four years or less.
Since starting college at SF State in 2009, Kourtney Evans has had to delay her graduation due to financial hardships.
"My loans barely cover my tuition. Rent, books, bills,