SF State’s Queer Alliance is attempting to re-register their club status for spring 2017 after a two semester long absence due to embezzlement of funds by a former member, said Queer Alliance Director Stuart Castaneda.
The club was unable to re-register with the University due
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
For food lovers, the Vista Room is the mother lode of all things culinary at SF State.
Located in Burk Hall room 401, the functioning lab class offers hungry patrons the chance to taste hand-crafted culinary creations ranging from Frisee Salad with Duck Confit, to Eggplant
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
Latinos, Chicanos and Mexican Americans comprise the largest ethnic group on the SF State campus. Combined, they make up nearly one-third of the student population. The majority of universities and colleges have shown increased enrollment across the country, but data shows graduation rates don’t rise
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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
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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will vacate
The watermelon pink shirts with a recognizable PEACH symbol used to be a common sight in the quad and many could recognize them at first glance. The shirts were worn by members of Peer Education Advocating Campus Health created in 2005 to serve students through
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 a warm Monday evening, television screens flickered and heated discussions boomed as students both on and off campus watched the first presidential debate of the 2016 election.
In Parkmerced, the Republican Student Union, led by club president John Byerly, gathered to watch the debate
A new group’s campaign to end housing and food insecurity at SF State has gained momentum in recent weeks thanks to growing support across campus.
What began in August as a collaboration between Health Promotion and Wellness, Residential Life, Associated Students, Inc. and the Dean’s Office
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
SF State is working on bringing an Afro floor to student housing as soon as fall 2017, confirmed University spokesperson Jonathan Morales in an email.
The floor would not solely be dedicated to Black students, but would also be open to anyone interested in learning
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
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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
Friday, SF State will host its first ever Electronic Music Class Show, where students from Music 436 will present their final synthesized music projects at The Depot.
"It's always a great experience for the students to have a culminating concert where they can display the work
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
President Leslie E. Wong surfaced for a press conference Monday behind closed doors in the Administration Building, expressing concern for the hunger strikers’ health and his commitment to creating “an open and deliberate process” to address the issues within the College of Ethnic Studies.
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The campus recreation department hosted the sixth annual SF State 5K Walk, Run & Roll early
Whether she's diving and stretching her body out for ground balls or pivoting and driving her body to turn a clutch double play, shortstop Jennifer Lewis makes plays at an elite level.
Lewis is finishing her collegiate career with a slew of honors. She was named to the
Nearly 200 students and faculty gathered in the quad at 12:30 p.m. Monday for a press conference surrounding the four students who began a hunger strike last week in protest of what they consider a dismissal of their demands to defend and advance the College
The stands at Maloney Field were filled with emotion Sunday, as the SF State baseball team honored five seniors for senior day. Strong pitching from senior Peter Reyes helped the Gators avoid a season-ending four-game sweep, as they outlasted the Sonoma State Seawolves, 5-2.
SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sat down with approximately 30 supporters of the College of Ethnic Studies in response to the hunger strike to assist in “repackaging” the list of demands presented to administration by the Ethnic Studies Student Organization on