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Students and faculty picket on 19th and Holloway avenues

Brenda Reyes
March 2, 2011
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Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a statewide day of action. “Hey hey, ho ho, budget cuts have to go” activists shouted as they picketed the major intersection. Neither the...

Stars shine bright for SF Filipino community

Noemy Mena
February 15, 2011
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On Feb. 11, SF State's Beta Phi sorority hosted the Starlight Show – a dance, poetry and spoken word event – to help fundraise for a local non-profit, Books for Love. The multi-faceted showcase, held in Jack Adams Hall on Friday, raised around $500 for Books for Love, an organization that donates children’s books to impoverished communities in the Philipp...

Activists host vigil to bring awareness to HIV in the Black commmunity

Christine Tjandra
February 8, 2011
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Local activists gathered on the steps of City Hall Monday for a candlelight vigil and march in an effort to raise awareness of the large numbers of black Americans infected with HIV. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among those who are infected with the virus, 49 percent ar...

Panel participates in teach-in to educate about Egyptian uprising

Xpress Staff
February 2, 2011
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As millions of Egyptians flooded Tahrir Square in Cairo, SF State faculty and students took part in a teach-in to spread information and promote conversation over the volatile situation. "We are at the junction," Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, associate professor in the race and resistance studies d...

Ike's finds a new 'Place'

Caitlin Olson
January 26, 2011
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To the delight of University students and officials, Ike's Place owner Ike Shehadeh confirmed his plans to sign the lease for a new location in the Cesar Chavez Student Center within the next two months. "I'd like to be in around March 1, but how realistic that is, I'm not so sure," Shehadeh said. "It is my i...

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