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Discrimination lawsuit dismissed

March 10, 2018 News 2 Comments

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 from the disruption of an April 2016 speech by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, was dismissed on March 9 by U.S. District Judge William Orrick III. ...

ASI president wants Wong gone

February 21, 2018 News 4 Comments

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, disrespectful and appalling behavior from administrators on this campus,” Foley ...

SF State Jewish students’ lawsuit alleging antisemitism dismissed

November 8, 2017 News

***Note: A previous version of this article had a quote from Ben Gharagozli, one of Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi’s attorneys, that was inaccurate. The article has since been changed to reflect accurate information from Gharagozli.  *** Additional reporting by Nicole Ortega. The lawsuit filed by SF State alumni and current students against the University, including an ...

SF State sued twice before third week of fall semester

September 5, 2017 News

In the current political climate where social unrest pervades college campuses around the country, some SF State students think the university is at odds with its own values of equity, inclusion and diversity. With only the third week underway in the new school semester, the university has two lawsuits under its belt. One was filed ...

Suit accuses University of racial discrimination

September 28, 2016 News 26 Comments

A civil rights complaint has been made against SF State and specific faculty members alleging racial discrimination, conflicts of interest and violations of academic policies in the school’s hiring practices. According to the complaint for damages and injunctive relief, filed in January in San Francisco Superior Court:    “Plaintiff alleges that he was repeatedly denied ...