Officer assaulted while enforcing smoking regulations

Gil Riego Jr.

April 11, 2011

At approximately 3 p.m. today, a campus police officer was assaulted while attempting to give a smoker a citation, according to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. SF State Station Cafe employee Aguirre Araceli witnessed the al...

New referendum to be voted on by faculty

Audrey Arthur

April 9, 2011

Academic Senate chair Shawn Whalen announced Wednesday that faculty will once again vote on the new University reorganization structure proposed by President Robert A. Corrigan. Provost Sue Rosser and Corrigan are now seeking...

Judge accepts recommendation, sentences former cheer coach to six days in county jail

Megan Taros

April 8, 2011

After nearly seven months of court appearances, a former SF State student is in store for her toughest punishment – six days in county jail. Ex-cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley was officially sentenced today after Judge Jeff...

Pharmaceutical method utilizes robots to save lives

Brenda Reyes

April 7, 2011

When University of California, San Francisco wanted to increase patient safety, it turned to robotic technology and electronics for superior mechanical efficiency. Today, giant robots count and process the medications received...

Supes weigh in on dog leash plan

Jennifer Terman

April 7, 2011

Supervisor Scott Weiner proposed a resolution Tuesday to oppose the proposed off-leash dog ban currently being considered by the Golden Gate National Resource Area. The GGNRA encompasses parks from Marin County through San Fra...

SF State's Associated Students Inc. ready to reach out to campus

Megan Taros

April 5, 2011

A single table draped with a purple banner and lined with a few stacks of golden fliers was the only noticeable mention of the Associated Students Inc., elections this year. It was difficult to tell that last year’s elections ...

WonderCon 2011 photo gallery

Eric Soracco

April 5, 2011

R2-D2, Trekkies and comic aficionados gather at Moscone Center South for the 25th anniversary of WonderCon. ...

Fillmore neighborhood to welcome new restaurants and revenue

Jennifer Terman

April 5, 2011

The jazzy streets of the Fillmore, long filled with retail shops and a dearth of food options, will soon be home to more restaurants and bars that will offer more options to visitors and community members. The Board of Supervisors repealed the zoning laws late last month that limited t...

Dan Savage assures 'It Gets Better'

Chase S. Kmec

March 28, 2011

Dyke. Homo. Faggot. The sharp stings of each single word resonate to create deep emotional scars that can dictate a lifetime. In an effort to ease the pain of homophobic bullying, Dan Savage, an openly gay LGBT activist and...

Proposed Sunset parklet has neighbors at odds

Krissa Stanton

March 24, 2011

A proposed parklet on 9th Avenue near Arizmendi Bakery in the Inner Sunset has many neighbors and business owners up in arms. Arizmendi submitted their application to build a parklet, a public space that is temporarily converte...

CSU Board of Trustees discuss looming budget cuts

Megan Taros

March 23, 2011

The California State University system's Board of Trustees met yesterday to discuss the best course of action in coping with a potential $1 billion cut to its budget for the 2011-12 academic year. In addition, $50 million in ma...

The polls are open but voters slim, ASI elections lack interest

Megan Taros

March 22, 2011

It’s election season at SF State, which means it’s time for students to execute their civic duty: Make signs, go campaigning, hit the polls and show pride in campus government. Right? Probably not. The polls are now open...

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