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TechSF to prepare SF residents, students for technology, IT fields

Laura Savage

November 20, 2012

San Franciscans majoring in technology and IT fields at SF State have new reason to be hopeful that they will avoid joining others in the unemployment line. Through a grant program launched in March, San Francisco will be working...

SF State Black Student Union extends support to local high school students

Laura Savage

November 11, 2012

As a way to continue its legacy of community outreach, the SF State Black Student Union will be hosting 250 BSU students from Northern California high schools on campus Nov. 17 for the Black Student Union Northern Region Conference. The...

Walk in Her Heels fashionably raises awareness of domestic violence

Laura Savage

October 24, 2012

The SAFE Place and other SF State sexual and relationship health educators are getting the word out about domestic violence and sexual assault on campus. Today marks the fifth year that The SAFE Place has sponsored Walk in Her...

SF State celebrates Islamic Awareness Week with discussion panel, potluck

Laura Savage

October 16, 2012

Ahmina James hopes to dispel misconceptions and share her Islamic beliefs with fellow students during Islamic Awareness Week at SF State. “Instead of listening and asking questions, people are participating and doing,” said...

College of Ethnic Studies honor community leaders at 43rd anniversary

Laura Savage

October 8, 2012

The College of Ethnic Studies celebrated its 43rd anniversary by honoring six community leaders and five SF State student leaders on Oct. 7 at Yoshi’s Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant in San Francisco. Attendees were treated to live jazz by a qu...

SF State students celebrate 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week

Laura Savage

October 2, 2012

"Pedagogy of the Oppressed," "A House on Mango Street," "Beloved" and Catcher in the Rye" were student favorites shared during Read Out held in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Tuesday, Oct. 2, to mark the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Wee...

Decline in African-American students challenges SF State diversity

Laura Savage

September 4, 2012

The beginning of each semester brings new students from various backgrounds. SF State students speak a variety of languages and represent all nationalities and races. At first glance, one might even think it represents the state ...

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