SF State biology students are teaming up with high school students in East Oakland to test the amounts of lead in their community using samples of dust, paint, water and hair.
In a recent Reuters report, nearly 3,000 communities’ nationwide lead samples were double those
Thousands marched in May Day demonstrations in Oakland bringing renewed vigor to a day of protest with recently flagging numbers.
An estimated 2,000-3,000 protesters rallied outside Fruitvale Village before marching to San Antonio Park in East Oakland. Recently, the annual day of protest has become associated
Several SF State alumni were part of the team that won the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize earlier this month for breaking news coverage of the Ghost Ship fire for the East Bay Times.
The fire broke out in December of last year at a warehouse party
Thousands have shown up to the golden anniversary exhibit that reflects on one of the most militant organizations of the Civil Rights era.
Workers at the ticketing desk said “All Power to the People: The Black Panthers at 50” is creating the largest turnout for
The Women’s March on Washington has launched a new campaign called “10 Actions for the first 100 Days” after more than 200,000 women, men and children joined sister marches throughout the Bay Area on Saturday.
The campaign sets out 10 actions over the course of 100
Personal moments and intriguing faces were displayed along the walls of the student-built art exhibit “Potential,” which was held at popular Oakland art venue The Flight Deck, on the first Friday of the year. Through black and white photography, live performances and interactive artist-to-audience conversation,
Last Wednesday, SF State alumna Jennifer Mendiola was officially named as a victim of the deadly Oakland Ghost Ship fire.
Two other SF State victims had been identified days before, Michela Gregory and Donna Kellogg.
“The entire campus community expresses its profound sadness at the news that
Students and faculty gathered in front of the the Cesar Chavez Student Center Wednesday afternoon, where the Metro College Success Program and the Metro Association of Social Equity Student Organization held a memorial for SF State Student Michela Gregory, one of the 36 victims of
One of the enduring thoughts I will take away from this semester is that art is not only a powerful vessel of self-expression, but a tool of representation for a public much larger than an individual.
Costanoan Ohlone historian and activist Ann Marie Sayers highlighted the
Over 2,500 people came together Monday evening at a pagoda on Lake Merritt holding candles, glow sticks and flowers to mourn the loss of the people who died in a fire that engulfed the artist space known as the Oakland Ghost Ship Friday night.
Hundreds of demonstrators shut down Bay Area streets and restaurants April 15 as part of a nationwide fight to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Protesters rallied in Oakland fast food restaurants, including primarily McDonald's locations, to demand living wages and a workers' union for employees before marching from 14th
Following San Francisco's footsteps, Oakland increased its minimum wage from $9 to $12.25 per hour, which went into effect March 2.
SF State student Sam Gebru — unsure if the wage hike will have a lasting effect in his life — is one of the many individuals
SF State alumna Elinor Armer, a world-renowned pianist, composer and teacher, is celebrating her 75th birthday with a series of jubilee concerts throughout the Bay Area, including one held Feb. 26 at Knuth Hall.
Armer, who received her masters of arts in composition at SF State, is the founder
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="330"] Elisabeth Perez holds up a sign at the protest that reads "Justice For Michael Brown, Black Lives Matter." Protests broke out in the streets of downtown Oakland at Broadway in response to the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren
SF State professor Joe Tuman announced last July his plan to run for Oakland city mayor for the second time in the 2014 election.
His second bid for mayor comes at a time of high crime rates in Oakland. Many consider the police department to be