At eight years old, Kenia Perez, now 21, and her mother crossed the Mexican border to the United States in search of a new home in the perceived Land of Opportunity.
At the time, Perez did not fully understand the significance of pursuing the supposed
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.
“I requested to exercise my retreat rights back to the faculty, some administrators like myself,
The Ethnic Studies Student Organization hosted their second annual art show “Why Ethnic Studies?” Wednesday as a form of resistance to oppression and celebration of culture.
According to Sophia Wenzel, Ethnic Studies Student Organization member, the art show was inspired last year by the threat
The College of Ethnic Studies has applied for a $100 million grant in hopes of expanding the College’s reach and impact.
The 100&Change grant, provided by the MacArthur Foundation, is open to any organization and has received an estimate of 10,000 applications from all over the
On Wednesday SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies will launch a two-month-long speaker series, sponsored by SF State’s Climate Justice Initiative. The college aims to raise awareness about the inequalities that arise with climate change through music, art and political theatre.
The series’ inaugural event will
Black and white archival footage of students marching, with fists held high, captures the racially-charged conditions on college campuses in the late 1960s in a new documentary that made its Bay Area premiere at Castro Theatre May 15. The film focuses on the student-led demonstrations
Ethnic studies changed 18-year-old Hassani Bell’s life.
“I grew up in East Oakland and I remember hearing gunshots from my window, feeling helpless, hating myself because I couldn’t help that person who would scream,” Bell said. “Just to know they were suffering – that was something
The fight to create the College of Ethnic Studies redefined SF State's core values and identity. The college was the first of its kind in the US and the strike that led to it remains the longest campus strike in U.S. history. Timeline information from
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
“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
Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign the list of demands presented to her by the students of the College of Ethnic Studies at a rally Wednesday.
Nearly 200 students and faculty attended the event in order to voice their support for the College in light of recent
Last Tuesday, five of the deans of SF State's six academic colleges signed a letter supporting the initiation of a task force to investigate the funding concerns in the College of Ethnic Studies.
This suggestion follows weeks of protests by students at the College of Ethnic Studies after hearing about
Over the weekend, students and faculty at Harvard Graduate School of Education pledged their solidarity with SF State through social media in the wake of the potential College of Ethnic Studies spending cuts.
The Facebook page Defend and Advance Ethnic Studies at SF State posted a picture on
As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears.
“What’s been happening is the College of Ethnic Studies has been spending more than its budget allocation,
The General Union of Palestine Students came together at Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday afternoon in a demonstration of solidarity with Palestinian journalist Mohammed Al-Qeeq, who is being imprisoned without charges by the Israeli government and is currently on a hunger strike.
Rabab Abdulhadi, associate professor of
Graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies met Tuesday to discuss and finalize their demands in the face of financial difficulty for the college.
Students and faculty learned last week that the College of Ethnic Studies is facing financial difficulty and may face
Ethnic studies professor Philip Klasky garnered support and input from student activists for a new class on climate justice that could be offered next semester during a meeting April 9 at the J. Paul Leonard Library.
The class, called "Race, Activism and Climate Justice," was proposed by
Ethnic studies may be in danger in California, according to CSU Students for Quality Education.
Students and faculty gathered at a rally organized by SQE in front of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building April 23 to speak in favor of protecting the Ethnic Studies department.
In an underground conference room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, a normally controversial man almost went unnoticed. At previous events where he has spoken, pro-Palestinian protestors have burst out in defiance, but Oct. 28, Ishmael Khaldi spoke to a small crowd of 15 students
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Groups of activists and students gathered at City College of San Francisco's Ram Plaza to protest against the consolidation of the ethnic, gender and cultural diversity departments, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Photo by Ellie Loarca / Xpress"][/caption]
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