The Weeknd. Beyoncé. Eminem. When these three household names were announced as this year’s headliners for the 2018 Coachella, which is taking place from Friday, April 13 to Sunday, April 22, it seemed nearly every 20-something college student was ready to get their wristband. That
San Francisco has passed new legislation in an effort to become more energy efficient. All new buildings constructed in San Francisco must be outfitted with solar panels. The new bill passed unanimously and will take effect at the beginning of 2017.
The new bill does not apply to
SF State is the first place in San Francisco to collect and recycle cigarette butts at one dollar per pound.
Beginning March 16, Sustainable SF State has partnered with the local chapter of the Surfrider Foundation to provide containers to collect cigarette butts. Filters will be
The largest-ever California Higher Education Sustainability Conference emphasized the urgent need for sustainability on college campuses July 20-24 at SF State.
This year was the first time SF State hosted CHESC, with attendance being the highest in the conference's 13-year history, according to Katie Maynard,
In Room 151 of the Creative Arts Building, the students of design and industry 300 brainstorm ideas for this year’s PARK(ing) Day.
PARK(ing) Day is the vision of Rebar, a San Francisco based art and design studio, which transformed a parking spot in San Francisco into a
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In previous years, the massive move out from the dorms at the end of the year resulted in mounds of items spilling into the halls.
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It’s really no surprise that SF State has made the decision to introduce an environmental sustainability course into the general education requirements, especially since the city consistently supports sustainable practices like mandatory composting and the plastic bag ban.
For a campus that boasts academic excellence and
The Academic Senate’s recent approval requiring students to take an environmental sustainability course for general education is the right direction at the wrong time.
SF State is currently in an $18 million deficit, and if these courses are created as early as fall 2012, these questions
Recently approved general education requirements at SF State promise to better align the campus with its goal of sustainability and educate students on how to live a greener life both in and out of the classroom.
Undergrads entering the University as early as fall 2012 will