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SF State student shot and killed in East Palo Alto

Michael Barba

October 4, 2014

An SF State student was shot and killed in East Palo Alto Friday evening. Police found Mark Madden, 20, dead from gunshot wounds when they responded to a shooting at 5:08 p.m. on the 1100 block of Laurel Avenue, according to...

California governor vetoes $50 million in deferred maintenance funding for the CSU

Michael Barba

September 29, 2014

An additional $50 million that the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees lobbied to include in the governor’s budget earlier this year for necessary repairs across campuses will not be awarded, Gov. Jerry Brown said Saturday. Br...

Wong does not regret $3.8 million Science Building shutdown

Michael Barba

September 23, 2014

The University spent $3.83 million on the temporary closure, remediation and reopening of the Science Building after the discovery of environmental hazards in the facility late last year, according to an SF State official. An...

UPDATED: President Wong partners with Mexican university

Michael Barba

August 29, 2014

UPDATED: President Leslie E. Wong signed SF State into its first partnership with a Mexican university Aug. 29 at their campus in Tijuana, opening doors for an exchange of students, faculty and research between the institutions. ...

Wong seeks funds for new facility, considers demolition of Science Building

Michael Barba

August 26, 2014

President Leslie E. Wong announced Monday that SF State may soon look toward private or public sources to fund the construction of a new, 200,000 square-foot science building on 19th Avenue and Buckingham Way within five to six...

UPDATED: Former SF State Professor allegedly filmed students using private restroom

Michael Barba

July 24, 2014

A former SF State professor is being accused of recording current and former students in the bathroom of his home, the Examiner reported. Mark Landis, an accounting professor who resigned July 18, is charged with 15 misdemea...

SF State student shot to death in SOMA

Michael Barba

May 5, 2014

An intoxicated SF State student was shot and killed early Saturday morning when he entered a third-floor unit, two floors beneath his apartment at Mission and Fifth Streets, according to the San Francisco Police Department. SFPD...

Transit agency proposes 19th Avenue subway option, station at SF State campus

Michael Barba

April 8, 2014

The San Francisco County Transit Agency (SFCTA) recommended Monday in a feasibility study that transportation planners opt for a longer subway from Ocean Avenue near St. Francis Circle to SF State, rather than the shorter sub...

Police investigate alleged viewer of child pornography in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Michael Barba

April 1, 2014

Police have opened an investigation into an incident that occurred March 22 involving a 63-year-old man who allegedly used a computer in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to view child pornography, according to SF State’s University...

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