SF State plans to hire an advising specialist this semester to help implement their initiative to increase graduation rates of current students.
The California State University Chancellor’s Office has recently set new benchmarks for graduation rates. As part of the Campus Student Success Plan in SF
A news helicopter hovered over Malcolm X Plaza today as students and faculty gathered for a planned rally by a European heritage advocacy organization, but the group unexpectedly changed the location of the protest.
Identity Evropa, an “organization dedicated to promoting interests of people of European
The David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative activist group, took responsibility for posting fliers around the SF State campus on Friday that depicted a professor as a terrorist sympathizer, according to a press release issued by the center.
“Our goal in placing these posters on
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[media-credit id=433 align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] Community members storm San Francisco District 10 supervisor Mali Cohen’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. The board heard from judges and members of the public to address findings of the Blue Ribbon Panel report
An SF State student was found dead near Stonestown Galleria on Wednesday, according to a statement released by President Leslie E. Wong.
A police investigation is underway in the death of the student, accounting major Maxim Tolstov. Foul play is not suspected, according to the statement.
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Car break-ins near SF State and the surrounding Taraval area have risen 30 percent in two years, according to police incident reports.
There have been 46 auto burglary reports around SF State in 2016 so far. More than half of those incidents
In preparation for the Friendship Games, about 30 students gathered in the quad for a practice round of “alpine”, where they were separated into teams of four and attempted to make their way across the lawn attached to a pair of skis.
These students are
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[media-credit name="Courtesy of SF Planning Department " align="aligncenter" width="800"][/media-credit] Map of proposed Park Merced improvement. Outlines where the construction will take place in the neighborhood surrounding SF State.[/caption]
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will vacate
Ashel Eldridge, a musician with the green hip-hop group Earth Amplified, began the first Climate Justice Speaker Series of the semester with a chant. With his eyes closed and head bowed, the spiritual activist recited an indigenous Japanese chant to introduce the topics of art,
On Dasher, on Prancer, on
The sun was shining, pumpkins were picked and home-dried lemon verbena tea and apple cider was shared, as the Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students gathered in the Sol Patch garden to celebrate the Fall Equinox.
Located on the corner of Font and Lake Merced, behind Mary
This September, invitations were sent out to students, staff and faculty to form the first ever campus task force at SF State that will identify barriers to success for first-year students and develop a plan to combat student attrition.
“Research shows that freshmen student success
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
SF State plans to demolish two on-campus housing sites and replace them with a new mixed-use Creative Arts building, which will include dorms, classrooms, retail stores, and an 800-seat concert hall.
The new building is part of the University’s Master Plan, which incorporates the construction of
The sounds of hip hop beats and squeaking sneakers fills a Gymnasium hallway as a group of about 20 break dancers hone their skills. With no rules against practicing in the halls, the group has transformed the space into a hub of music, dance and
With coffee brewing, music playing and a hotdog-suited yorkie to captivate passers-by, even the gloomy morning didn’t stop SF State visual design students from attracting crowds on their annual PARK(ing) Day event Thursday.
PARK(ing) Day is a worldwide annual event where artists, designers, architects, and many
The polished work of alumni from the Department of Design and Industry debuted in the new Design Gallery’s inaugural exhibition on Thursday.
The vast, open space of the gallery gave observers ample room to admire the designs from 10 University graduates whose disciplines ranged from product
Tongo Eisen-Martin’s powerful voice captivated students and faculty Thursday Night at the poetry center’s first event of the semester. Attentive faces listened and nodded along to his expressions of life, love and frustrations against an unjust criminal justice system.
“One of my goals in programming
Fraternity brothers and sorority sisters did their best to attract new members during this fall semester’s rush week. They sported their house names, played loud music, and engaged with those that walked by. But one fraternity in particular stole the show with their 4-legged mascot
For the past six years, SF State students have contributed to the construction of the Mashouf Wellness Center through fees embedded in their tuition.
According to the center’s website, “the Recreation and Wellness Center Student Fee was approved in 2010 after a signature petition of
SF State will introduce a new $3 million cloud-based platform that will link all California State University library databases. In the works since last year, the new United Library Management Service will make it faster and easier for library technicians to move data as well
The SF State women’s soccer team blew a lead late in the second half to finish in a 2-2 double overtime draw against Dominican University of California at Cox Stadium on Sunday.
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[media-credit name="Kin Lee" align="alignright" width="449"][/media-credit] SF State Gator's junior midfielder Sierra
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
The aromas of perfume and barbeque sauce mingled in the breezy McCovey Cove air as graduates, their friends and their family filtered into sunny AT&T Park for the 2016 SF State Commencement on Friday.
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Nearly 500 people gathered to watch student designs grace the catwalk at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria, Thursday, April 28, for “Runway 2016: Emerge,” SF State’s 21st annual spring runway show.
“Emerge” was produced entirely by students — juniors and seniors from the apparel design
HOVER OVER THE RED DOTS TO SEE THE NEW RENOVATIONS ON CAMPUS
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
In Studio 1 of the Creative Arts Building at SF State, a group of 40 students run around working like efficient ants.
Some are practicing lines from a manuscript, some are dragging stage linoleum, others are adjusting lights and three of them discuss whether the table with the awards
Flyaway Productions, a Bay Area dance company, was commissioned by the Labor Archives and Research Center to create an aerial site-specific performance, choreographed by Jo Kreiter, to promote the 30th anniversary of the Labor Archives and Research Center in the SF State library.
According to Director
Accepting an Academy Award is one of those seemingly intangible pipe dreams that most people only fantasize about. For SF State alumnus Jonas Rivera, the Oscar-winning producer behind Pixar’s 2015 film “Inside Out,” taking the stage with director Pete Docter in February was nothing short
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
It's graduation day. You stand in line along with thousands of other graduating students, waiting to take the walk across the stage that marks the end of your college career. As Pomp and Circumstance swells, you wait for student after student to walk ahead in front
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
SF State students and faculty announced a hunger strike on May 3, 2016 to call attention to the spending cuts to the College of Ethnic Studies.
Hassani Bell, Julia Retzlaff, Ahkeel Mestayer and Sachiel Rosen were the four students participating in the hunger strike.
One hospitalization and
Three SF State students have been diagnosed with chickenpox, a highly contagious disease also called Varicella, between April 23 and May 13, 2016 according to Alastair Smith, director of Student Health Services.
People may have been exposed to the chicken pox while on campus in the following areas: J. Paul
One hospitalization and 10 days later, the SF State administration and hunger strikers have come to an agreement and called an end to the strike.
“It’s disappointing that it took a hunger strike and that it took 10 days into a hunger strike to get it
Joanne Taylor, an SF State professor in the College of Business, is known by her students for being extremely charismatic, intelligent and passionate about her profession. At UC Berkeley, she earned a bachelor's degree in English and music, as well as her doctorate in performance studies. Like