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DACA students join nationwide walkout

MJ Johnson

November 19, 2019

The conservative majority U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Nov.12 on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their intentions to shut it down. Undocumented students on SF State’s campus organized a walkout to ...

CSU searches for a new chancellor

MJ Johnson

November 19, 2019

A special committee of California State University trustees and an advisory committee held an open forum at Cal State East Bay Nov. 13 to hear the CSU community’s suggestions for the selection of its newest chancellor after...

Kincade fire blazes on

MJ Johnson

October 29, 2019

Fire engulfs a farm next to Chalk Hill Road near Windsor, Calif on Oct 27. (Will Wendelman / Golden Gate Xpress) The blaze of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which started Wednesday night, grew to a whopping 66,231 acres and led to mass evacuations of the surrounding area...

Queer students of color win at film festival

MJ Johnson

October 22, 2019

Claire Weeks-Young bit her lip in confusion. It was her first time operating a camera and she had no other choice but to press on. Time was running out.  Claire Weeks-Young sets up the camera while shooting “To You...

Global Museum exhibit focuses on indigenous communities

MJ Johnson

October 15, 2019

Hygrocybe noelokelani or “the pink rose in the mist” is a species of fungi found in the high elevation wet cloud forests of Maui. These pink little mushrooms are being threatened by climate change.  Professor of mycology Dennis ...

SF District Attorney candidates answer questions from formerly incarcerated students at SF State forum before November election

MJ Johnson

October 2, 2019

Tears filled Elisabeth Ocampo’s eyes and her voice began to quiver, but she persisted in her question to three seasoned lawyers currently running for district attorney in San Francisco.  Ocampo, a formerly incarcerated undergraduat...

Climate rally fills Malcolm X Plaza

MJ Johnson

September 30, 2019

Andrew Va’i pumped his fist into the air as his booming voice blasted through the speakers during a climate rally at SF State Sept. 26. “We are fighting!” The crowd thrusted their handmade signs high and returned his call ...

Armenian Food Festival celebrates culture and community

MJ Johnson

September 17, 2019

The 62nd Armenian Food Festival in San Francisco celebrated the beauty and variety of Armenian traditions and culture with food and festivities Music and the smell of grilled steak and spices wafted through the air of th...

Brave students box bothersome bat

MJ Johnson

September 17, 2019

Students heroically catch a bat who evaded capture from UPD and Animal Control for two weeks in student housing  A bat was caught Sept. 7 on the sixth floor of Towers student housing after bothering residents for two weeks de...

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