Citizen Review Board approved by BART police

Spencer Devine

March 11, 2011

BART officials finalized a committee of 11 members Thursday for a newly established Citizen Review Board as part of the BART Police Department. According to BART officials, the creation of the board is in response to the Jan...

Twelve SF State students in Japan are OK

Chris Haire

March 11, 2011

Wednesday, March 16 9:10 a.m. The twelve students from SF State who are studying at various institutions in Japan are all alive and doing well, according to an email from Associate Vice President of International Education Yenbo Wu...

Japan quake: Here's what's happening on Twitter and Facebook


March 11, 2011

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Day of (in)Action

Chase S. Kmec

March 9, 2011

March 2, 2011 will most likely be remembered as the ‘Day of Little Action.’ This year's Day of Action to save public education across California garnered some attention, but did not draw huge crowds at campuses statewide as e...

Campaign makes push for domestic employee laws

Kelly Goff

March 9, 2011

Calls for paid sick days, overtime pay and a safe and healthy workplace were just some of the demands that had men and women packed in a meeting room in the Mission March 6 calling out in chorus, “Si se puede!” The list is ...

Former inmates speak out against literary censorship

Megan Taros

March 8, 2011

Keeping up with current events, using cell phones and being able to read any material one chooses may not seem out of the ordinary to most people, but for many being released from prison or those locked inside, these are forei...

Asia Express to be evicted

Megan Taros

March 8, 2011

After 14 years of service, Asia Express, a Chinese eatery on the bottom floor of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, is fighting to keep its place despite its financial shortcomings. Frank Meng, owner of Asia Express is rallying...

Former cheer coach pleads guilty to embezzlement

Megan Taros

March 8, 2011

After nearly six months of court appearances, former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley pled guilty to one count of embezzlement Monday. The prosecution recommended to Judge Jeff Ross that Haley be sentenced to three ye...

Gas price increase moves SF to most expensive in the nation

Jennifer Terman

March 8, 2011

Fifty dollars can buy fifty cheeseburgers, a textbook, a pair of Nikes - or these days, one tank of gas. According to, a site that tracks gas prices across the country, going to the gas tank costs more than it h...

Rising cost of flour impacts local bakeries

Brenda Reyes

March 8, 2011

Aromas of yeast, milk, sugar, butter, eggs, flour and cinnamon emanate from La Mejor Bakery on 24th and Bartlett streets. The alluring smell fills the adjacent sidewalks. The display of Mexican sweet bread attracts commuters waiting for the 48 bus line, an...

Former cheer coach pleads guilty to embezzlement, sentencing April 8

Megan Taros

March 7, 2011

After nearly six months of court appearances, former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley pled guilty to one count of embezzlement today after being initially charged with taking $20,000 from her teammates and spending it...

Community leaders blame budget cuts for rise in Mission violence

Noemy Mena

March 6, 2011

Two San Francisco supervisors and several community leaders gathered for an emergency meeting March 3 in response to a recent increase in gang violence in the Mission District. In the five days between Feb. 26 and the March 3...

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