The Holistic Health Network and Sustainability Office came together to host Create to Relate, one of the many events that took place Tuesday, April 22 in celebration of Earth Day. Hula hoops, art supplies and canvases were provided to anyone and everyone who was interested
Congratulations, you’ve reached your one millionth post about Heartbleed. Or maybe this is the first one you’re finally reading. Either way, if you’re looking for a quick breakdown of what Heartbleed is, what to do and how it affects SF State students, you’ve come to
Think back to that moment you chose to come to SF State. You knew you wanted to go to college but the process of picking the right one depends on many factors. Maybe you came because you’re a local and it was the obvious choice
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Nearly five years ago, SF State lost its small but talented Ultimate Frisbee club when its founders graduated. Now, the disc-throwing sport is making a return to campus.
Two juniors, Gianna Tesler and Graeme Brunst, restarted the club this semester
For the first time, the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP), at SF State has begun to admit AB 540 criteria students and undocumented students into its program upon their admission to the University.
This school year, there are 3,000 SF State students enrolled in EOP, or 10
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="614"] Kimmy Williams[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Kimmy Williams[/caption]
Class of 2012
B.A. in humanities with a minor in Italian
Williams, born and raised in San Francisco, chose to attend SF State because of its consistent celebration of diversity.
Since graduating, Williams went the entrepreneurial route
It's been 45 years since the longest campus strike in U.S. History took place at SF State and to this day it remains an honored, historical University event.
Monday, Dec. 2, Catherine Powell, director of the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC) and exhibition curator, hosted
Snug in the middle of campus amidst the signs and free candy sit hundreds of ceramic goods available for the SF State community to purchase.
The Ceramic Guild Annual Holiday Sale began this Monday and continues till the end of the week in the Fine Arts Building
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Patricia Martinez (left) and Julia Hernandez (right) address the crowd as students protest the use of Tasers on Malcolm X Plaza Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Photo by / Benjamin Kamps[/caption]
The escalation of the Taser debate resulted in a rally in Malcolm
Students lift umbrellas and duck away under building overhangs as rain showers hit SF State Tuesday and Wednesday.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] As rain falls down on Malcolm X Plaza, Devoted Women for Change is the last of the organizations to remain tabling. Members Selena Galvez,
The Muslim Students Association (MSA) came together for Friday prayer, or Jumaa, last week on the Quad at SF State.
Fridays are a day or community prayer for Muslims. They usually gather in a mosque to pray and listen to the Imam, the person who leads prayer.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Bryce Schussel, the head athletic trainer at SF State since June 2009, works with SF State men's basketball player Eric Fearn in the training room in the Gymnasium building Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
In 2007, SF
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Andrew Wong, sophomore, poses for a portrait at Coppola Theater on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Wong was awarded Best Director and Best Picture for his film "Speeding Ticket" in this year's Campus MovieFest. Photo by Philip Houston / Xpress[/caption]
Student director Andrew
Students peaked through the small windows at SF State's main gym to catch a glimpse of a surprise spectacle.
The Detroit Pistons, in the midst of a West coast road trip, stopped by The Swamp for a full practice session Thursday en route to Sacramento for
Monday, a dry-erase board was set up in Malcolm X Plaza, and on it was the question: What would make San Francisco State a better place?
President Leslie E. Wong and his Strategic Planning Committee encouraged students and faculty to write their suggestions, which varied from “lower tuition”
This Friday, Menlo College couldn't keep up with SF State women's basketball's quick shifts to offense. The Gators outran the Lady Oaks for most of the game, allowing them to score at will and coast to a 66-58 victory.
“We really try to get the ball
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A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State University Police Department (UPD) carrying Tasers.
Students organized the event, but the audience was also comprised of ASI representatives
Last Thursday the Women's Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State's campus, combined efforts to a self-defense course for students.
The Krav Maga self-defense class took place on SF State's main
Within the first 15 seconds of the match, before the 20-some fans could settle into their seats, captain Dennis Groenlund slapped a corner shot from the goal line through the goal tender's legs. The goal was all the SF State hockey team needed to secure
The Palestinian national anthem echoed through Jack Adams Hall last Thursday, as SF State hosted its sixth annual celebration of the campus’s mural honoring the late Edward Said, one of the most influential voices for the Palestinian struggle, and a strong advocator for peace
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="576"] Mario Flores, the director of Associated Students, Inc.'s Project Connect, speaks to students about the day's workshops held to help inform them about transferring to SF State, at the main event in Jack Adams Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Students came
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Laura Melroy 25-years-old a grad student biology major (MS ecology evolution conservation) rides out of the Bike Barn at SF State towards the nearest bike path, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Four new sustainability courses are coming to SF State, one of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Carlos Bailon, left, and Matias Rodriguez fight for control of the ball at Cox Stadium during the second half of the game between the SF State Gators and the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes on Nov. 3. Photo by John Ornelas
California State University students can enroll in online courses at universities across the state under a new program this fall that looks to increase access to high demand classes and keep students on track to graduate.
The CSU system's pilot program known as Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment
With his stomach filled and hunger satisfied by an Ike's sandwich and bag of chips, Joe Pietrzak didn't see a pizza-eating contest in his near future.
Egged on by his friends to take the final spot, Pietrzak reluctantly walked to the table to accept the challenge. Less
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State President Leslie E. Wong speaks to a group of students during a discussion about campus safety in Jack Adams Hall on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. President Wong used the open forum to answer questions regarding the proposed use of
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Maggie Manzano, a theatre major with an emphasis in stage management, is the stage manager for "The Unmentionables," a play by Bruce Norris and directed by William Peters. She poses in front of her stand where she will manage the play
Oct. 25 Costume Dodgeball Tournament
Friday, Oct. 25, Campus Recreation will host a costume dodgeball tournament in Gym 100 at 6 p.m. Though the entry deadline for teams has passed, students can watch teams compete.
Source: Student Life at SF State
Oct. 25 Nightmare on Holloway
A Halloween-themed dance
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Adam Sherman, vice president of SFSU Fossil Free, stands in front of a Chevron Station near 19th Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. SFSU Fossil Free hopes to show the CSU system how to divest its stocks from fossil fuel companies.
Today kicks off SF State's fourth annual Sustainability Fest, an event designed to draw attention to green initiatives on university campuses nationwide.
The University has expanded the nationwide event Campus Sustainability Day into a two day event covering Oct. 23 and 24.
It's a time to recognize the successes,
Friday, commuters across the Bay Area awoke to the painful realization that this was day one of a BART strike.
Union representatives announced Thursday night their employees would walk off the job after a 28-hour marathon negotiation ended at an impasse.
Both sides traded jabs Friday and
Nikhom Thephakaysone pled not guilty to three felony counts including the alleged murder of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez today at his arraignment. He is being detained without bail.
SFPD arrested Thephakaysone, Sept. 24 in connection to a shooting that killed Valdez. He also faces charges for assault
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Mylisha Sexton, 21, a volunteer at Campus MovieFest, hands a bag of gear over to Jordan Kleinberg, 18, a freshman nursing major at SF State who is competing in this year's competition, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 in the Cesar Chavez Student
The random and senseless killing of Justin Valdez this last week left SF State and its extended community of family and friends shaken. Too often we are bombarded by local news of motiveless and unnecessary murders, young lives being cut short and the heartbreak of
Justin Luke Valdez
Sept. 4, 1993 - Sept. 23, 2013
Justin Luke Valdez, an environmental activist and passionate swimmer, died last Monday in San Francisco, Calif.
Valdez, 20, was shot and killed exiting the M-Oceanview Muni line on Randolph and Bright streets in San Francisco’s Ingleside District.
The alleged shooter of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez faces three felony charges including murder, and is being held without bail, the San Francisco District Attorney's office announced today in a press release.
Nikhom Thephakaysone, 30, is charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon and possession