17 May 2017

Question and answer with interim provost addresses the Graduation Initiative 2025

In an interview with Xpress, San Francisco State University Interim Provost Jennifer Summit sat down to discuss the CSU Graduation 2025 Initiative. The initiative aims to “raise attention rates, strengthen

03 May 2017

Anti-Trump aerobics: a new way to protest

Correction: A previous version of the article contained a spelling error of Burdugo. Berdugo is the correct spelling. The error has since been corrected below. Blue sweatbands, red leg warmers,

05 Apr 2017

Muni needs to improve reliability

I was recently standing on the corner of 45th Street and Sloat Avenue in the unusually warm San Francisco air -— with small beads of sweat forming on the back

15 Mar 2017

After deluge of rain, end of drought nears for California

Several large rainstorms walloped the San Francisco Bay Area and the rest of the state since the start of the new year, moving California out of a five-year drought and

22 Feb 2017

SF State astronomy professor looks for habitable planets 14 light years away

An SF State astronomy professor is making headway with his research on exoplanets that may have conditions to support life. Stephen Kane, who teaches Introduction to Astronomy, Stellar Astrophysics and

15 Feb 2017

“I love you” doesn’t come in a box of chocolates

Ever since I was a wide-eyed 11-year-old in middle school, I dreamed about receiving a lavish heart-shaped box of chocolates, secret love letter or bouquet of red roses stuffed in

13 Feb 2017

SF State foreign exchange student robbed at gunpoint in Village dorms

An SF State foreign exchange student was robbed at gunpoint and left uninjured by two male suspects at the Village at Centennial Square late Friday night. The victim’s backpack containing

04 Feb 2017

Creative writing professor announced as a finalist for national book award

SF State creative writing professor Peter Orner is 1-of-30 finalists in the running for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award for his book, “Am I Alone Here?”, the College

01 Feb 2017

SF State submits report for sustainability rating

The Office of Sustainability at SF State will submit a report February 1 to participate in a sustainability rating program that tracks and assesses efforts for maintaining a food and

25 Jan 2017

Report finds CSU funding decreases as student needs increase

The California Faculty Association released a report to faculty members revealing that the rising number of minority, low-income and first-generation students receive less funding throughout the 23 CSUs than what

20 Jan 2017

Trump inaugurated and protests break out

On a rainy day in Washington D.C. at 12 p.m., Donald J. Trump was sworn in at the steps of the Capitol Building as the 45th president of the United

19 Dec 2016

SF State student killed, boyfriend arrested

An SF State student died early Saturday morning from injuries sustained during an alleged domestic dispute, according to ABC7 News. Kron 4 News reported that police were called to the

01 Dec 2016

Rained out town hall on tuition hike becomes student outreach event

Associated Students Inc. were forced to make the most out of their rained out town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon, setting up a station on the lower level of the Cesar

30 Nov 2016

Crab returns to Vista Room with clean bill of health

Steaming bowls of cioppino are one of the dishes that may be graced with the return of crab to the kitchens of the student-run Vista Room this winter. Crabbing season

29 Nov 2016

SF State hosts post-election Community Forum

SF State hosted a Community Forum on November 10, to allow students and faculty a safe space to voice their feelings and opinions regarding Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton.

16 Nov 2016

My relatives’ love of Trump brings hateful rhetoric to Thanksgiving dinner

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos” align=”alignnone” width=”800″][/media-credit] At the start of Thanksgiving break last year, I was excited. I was looking forward to spending the holiday with my uncle, cousins and

07 Nov 2016

Students get tips on renter’s rights at Legal Resource Center event

The sound of pens clicking and the scent of freshly made pizza permeated the air in the Rosa Parks event room in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, as students trickled

02 Nov 2016

Degree Planner launching in November aims to ease scheduling

Students will have a bit more help when it comes to planning and creating class schedules when a new online roadmap called “Degree Planner” is launched on Nov. 21. The

26 Oct 2016

If Donald Trump were president of our university, he would be fired

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos ” align=”alignnone” width=”560″][/media-credit] Imagine if we had a president at our University who would not allow undocumented students to receive an education, made birth control difficult

24 Oct 2016

Drought not nixed despite bouts of heavy rainfall

Over the weekend, the unfamiliar sound of the pitter patter of rain intensified to a din as people donned their rain boots and lugged around their waterlogged umbrellas in the

18 Oct 2016

Hacking club geared up for hackathon

SF State’s Hacking Club ventured from its computer room in the science building on Saturday to attend a hacking workshop and training day in downtown San Francisco presented by Hacking

05 Oct 2016

“Bite the Ballot” aims to register 3,000 students

The smell of sizzling tacos wafted through the air, as the sound of Buffalo Springfield’s ‘60s psychedelic rock song “For What It’s Worth” serenaded a crowd of about 40 at

04 Oct 2016

Interactive Profiles: Meet ASI’s Executive Board members

The Associated Students, Inc. Executive Board, consists of a selection of leaders from student government, with aims to encourage collaboration across the campus in addition to serving as a resource

28 Sep 2016

Visiting quake researcher shares research, warning

Scientists and educators gathered last week to hear a visiting professor’s latest research on the San Andreas Fault. Kim Blisniuk, assistant professor in the department of Geology at San Jose

19 Sep 2016

Lecturer’s New Book Explores Dealing with Grief and Traveling the World

For Michelle Kennedy, a young reporter working for a Sacramento news station in 2000, covering death was part of the job. However, when she was sent out to cover a

15 Sep 2016

Wellness Center overshadows the need for better student dorms

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos ” align=”alignnone” width=”560″][/media-credit] Walking past the shiny new facade of the new wellness center that is under construction, I can’t help comparing it to the lackluster

13 Sep 2016

BECA’S Studio One Gets a Facelift from ABC 7 Donation

ABC 7 KGO donated its studio news set to SF State’s broadcast and electronic communication arts department, where the set will replace the four-year-old set in BECA’s Studio One. The