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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus: The AMED Studies Program

Paisley Trent December 1, 2020

“Life-changing” is how SF State alum Noel Madbak described the classes she took that delved into her identity and her family experiences — something she said she never encountered in an academic...

K-12 students should have Ethnic Studies

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas October 7, 2019

An assembly bill, which would require undergraduate students to take a three-unit ethnic studies course for CSU curriculum, is working its way through the California Legislature. The bill, if passed,...

SF State students who refuse to give their names or organization protest the cancellation of CSU chancellor Whites campaign visit Tuesday, Apr. 5. (Kelsey Lannin / Xpress)

Ethnic Studies students publicly call White and Wong

Kelsey Lannin April 5, 2016

Flanked by "Where's White?" posters, students gathered onstage in Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday to confront CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, who cancelled his visit to SF State without explanation. White was...

Ethnic Studies cuts date back to 2008 crisis

Joey Reams March 2, 2016

As students meet to organize against potential spending cuts at the College of Ethnic Studies, SF State officials are cautioning that the issue is more multi-faceted than it appears. “What’s been...

Students and faculty members flood the Seven Hills Conference Center before meeting with President Leslie E. Wong regarding the potential spending cuts within the College of Ethnic Studies on Thursday, Feb. 25. (Aleah Fajardo / Xpress)

Ethnic Studies supporters wear black and red for resistance, solidarity and power

Emily Chavous March 1, 2016

Clothing expressed a united front of resistance at SF State this week amid campus marches supporting the College of Ethnic Studies. Advocates of the cause donned black and red to support ongoing and...

Seanan Kenney, Jon Ray Guevarra, and a fellow student raise their fists and hold a banner saying I believe in ethnic studies to show their support for the College of Ethnic Studies in Malcolm X Plaza at SF State, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Mira Laing / Special to Xpress)

Students and faculty meet with President Wong as potential cuts loom for Ethnic Studies

Jeremy Porr and Jordan Vail February 26, 2016

[slideshow_deploy id='70842'] Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as...

photograph by James Chan / Xpress

News Brief: Wong meets with students and faculty as tensions over potential Ethnic Studies cuts rise

Jeremy Porr February 25, 2016

In a meeting with President Leslie E. Wong Thursday morning, students, faculty and members of the campus community gathered to list their demands in response to news of potential spending cuts to the College...

College of Ethnic Studies to host fundraiser in celebration of 46th anniversary

Moby Howeidy November 9, 2015

In 1968, SF State experienced University-defining change. As racial dynamics in the United States changed radically, SF State students banded together to fight for a curriculum reflective of the diversity...

Ethnic studies program to be implemented into local Bay Area high schools

Alma Villegas December 13, 2014

After much anticipation from educators, students and other community members, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 9 to implement an ethnic studies program in each of...

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus

Paisley Trent December 1, 2020

Introduction Jewish Student Experiences Palestinian Student Experiences The AMED Studies Program Student Life Coordinators Dialogue Responses to Lawsuits and Timeline The Israeli-Palestinian...

James Paul Garrett reads an old newspaper about the first black college president while he waits for the 50th anniversary panel, discussing the first SF State Black Student Union at the African American Museum and Library in Oakland on Saturday, Sept. 15. (Lindsey Moore/Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State alumni reminisce over founding first ever Black Student Union

Sylvie Sturm September 27, 2018

The 1968 SF State student-led strike holds tremendous historic significance as the first — and longest — in a wave of campus-wide strikes across the nation during that era of protest. For many...

Students and faculty gather in the quad for a press conference regarding demands for SF State, President Wong on the eighth day of the  hunger strike on Monday.  The hungerstrike is led by the Third World Liberation Front 2016, a name used to pay homeage to the 1968 strike.  (Aleah Fajardo/ Xpress)

Wong speaks out amid week of turbulence

Emily Chavous May 10, 2016

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...

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