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Former cheer coach charged with embezzlement, says some money spent on new uniforms

Megan Taros

March 1, 2011

A judge scheduled another pre-hearing conference for March 7 in the case of former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley after claims that some embezzled funds were allocated to new uniforms. Haley sat alone in an aisle seat...

New performing arts center to provide much needed progress

asalazar

March 1, 2011

When heavy rain hits the Creative Arts building at SF State, buckets are in place to relieve the leaky roof and, on rare occasions, a ceiling tile tears away from its dwelling place. The building opened in 1956, so when the plans for ...

Outside auditor presents budgetary evaluation of University

Megan Taros

February 24, 2011

An outside auditor released his findings today at the Nob Hill Room of the Seven Hills Conference Center, which challenged the appropriate utilization of $98 million in SF State financial reserves. Howard Bunsis, a professo...

Architect unveils model for new performing arts center

Aaron Salazar

February 24, 2011

Plans for the new creative arts building at SF State were unveiled today in the first public showcase of the University’s vision. Michael Maltzan, principal architect of the project, appeared as a giant next to a miniature ...

SFPD receives approval to research less-lethal weapons

Brenda Reyes

February 24, 2011

The San Francisco Police Commission voted Wednesday to give the police department permission to research the feasibility, cost, training and development of a plan to allow officers to use less-than-lethal means of force, includi...

Woman sent to hospital after accident on 19th Avenue

Chris Haire

February 24, 2011

A woman was taken to the hospital this morning after she drove her small-sized pickup truck onto the ramp of a commercial utility truck, causing her vehicle to flip over onto 19th Avenue, according to Officer Bryan Lujan of...

Referendum results released, faculty accepts alternative two

Chris Haire

February 23, 2011

The faculty accepted alternative two of the college merger proposals by a narrow margin while striking down alternatives one and three, bringing to an end the weeklong referendum process. The Academic Senate Executive Committee...

Chinese New Year celebration festive despite rain

Christine Tjandra

February 23, 2011

Staff photographers Thousands flocked to downtown San Francisco for the Chinese New Year parade as rain poured down and the temperatures dipped to the low 40s Saturday night. Because of the rain, the crowds were much smaller,...

Grant funds initial research for SF renewable energy plan

Brenda Reyes

February 22, 2011

While San Francisco is most famously known for its cable cars, the Golden Gate Bridge and progressive politics, within the next decade it will also be recognized as the greenest city in the country. On Feb. 1, the San Francisco...

State Sen. Leland Yee speaks about Asian-American political prominence

Chris Haire

February 22, 2011

The growing political prominence of Asian Americans in California and the diversity of thought within the community came to the forefront Feb. 22 when SF State Alumnus and State Sen. Leland Yee spoke in Burk Hall 237. “You’re in a position of importance. We count,” Yee said to the...

Barbie learns a lesson at SF State

Natasha Artavia

February 22, 2011

Whether you are full-figured, curvy or thin, whether you are a man or woman, chances are you have felt some unwanted pressure about your appearance at one point or another in your life. But why should you be told how to look? W...

Surprise fire drill shakes up Humanities building, tests system

Chris Haire

February 21, 2011

The Humanities building received a late night jolt tonight at 7:30 p.m. when a semiannual fire drill signaled for students and faculty to evacuate the building. To simulate a real fire, no one was notified. "Why tell them? If...

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