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Students to rely on tipping to make ends meet

Students to rely on tipping to make ends meet

Carlee Carter
September 18, 2017
Filed under Life

SF State students in the foodservice industry rely on the voluntary, and often paltry, tips people pay in exchange for service to cover the rent. Tipping is a delicate subject in the U.S. because it’s a large part of the culture and economy – especially in regards to food services. Normal tipping...

Will Parkmerced’s construction spell bad news for students?

Will Parkmerced’s construction spell bad news for students?

Garrett Bergthold
August 30, 2017
Filed under News

** This story was originally printed with information that stated that the new Creative Arts building would include housing and retail. The correct information is that there is a new Creative Arts building and a new housing building separately slated for construction. This change has been made in the stor...

New Depot management aims for students outreach

New Depot management aims for students outreach

Shahni Ben-Haim
August 23, 2017
Filed under Life

Associated Students, Inc. has welcomed a new manager for The Depot this year in an untraditional way. Instead of promoting the past assistant manager to manager, ASI has hired Joaquin Vasquez-Duran, a recent transfer student, to the position. Because last year’s management team, Nilo Amiri and...

SF State students wary of approved CSU tuition hike

SF State students wary of approved CSU tuition hike

Gracie Ngo
March 29, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Many SF State students are worried about the future and affordability of their education after the California State University system Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike, despite systemwide student protests. Associated Students Inc. encouraged students to write testimonials and take...

ASI inspires students to fight against tuition increase

ASI inspires students to fight against tuition increase

Lea Fabro
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester. “This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono Gonzalez, ASI’s vice president of external affairs. “We really need students to step up and speak...

ASI partners up with SF-Marin food bank to help feed hungry students

ASI partners up with SF-Marin food bank to help feed hungry students

Lea Fabro
March 4, 2017
Filed under News

Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students. ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers market in front of the Humanities building, has always been interested in finding ways to help eradicate food inse...

Dream Resource Center provides safe space for undocumented students

Dream Resource Center provides safe space for undocumented students

Nicki McClelland
February 10, 2017
Filed under News

The SF State community celebrated the opening of the long-awaited Dream Resource Center in the Mary Park Lounge with food, refreshments, speeches and a spoken word performance Tuesday.   “It’s a beautiful thing, the celebration tonight. It’s a surreal thing,” said Norma Salcedo, AB 540 Dream C...

EROS celebrates 45 years of all-inclusive sex education

EROS celebrates 45 years of all-inclusive sex education

Nicki McClelland
February 5, 2017
Filed under News

The Associated Students, Inc. Education and Referral Organization for Sexuality celebrated 45 years of all-inclusive sex education Wednesday. “EROS has always attempted to be true to their mission of providing judgement-free sexual health information and peer counseling,” said Director Reyna Agu...

Students and faculty struggle with the cost of campus food

Garrick Wong
December 9, 2016
Filed under News

When the needle hits noon and the smell of bacon permeates the senses; flocks of students head for their favorite vendors at Cesar Chavez Student Center or food trucks at Hensill Hall. While waiting in line at Café Rosso, Luis Chavez waved his head back and forth trying to get a good gauge of the...

Students Rally against proposed tuition increase

Students Rally against proposed tuition increase

Jason Rejali and Jeianne Baniqued
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

A group of more than 30 students formed a circle at Malcolm X Plaza on Tuesday and shared the microphone and expressed concerns and poetry in protest of a possible five percent tuition increase. Students were notified about the CSU-wide tuition hike, effective fall 2017, by a campus-wide email fro...

Kink University shows students the ropes of BDSM

Kink University shows students the ropes of BDSM

Victor Verdugo
November 2, 2016
Filed under Life

  With a table full of ropes, belts and whips, a director from Kink University, introduced BDSM to a room of 23 students at the Cesar Chavez Student Center in a workshop called Playing by the Ropes: Kink & Bondage 101. The event was hosted by the Educational and Referral Organization for Sexu...

“Bite the Ballot” aims to register 3,000 students

“Bite the Ballot” aims to register 3,000 students

Katherine Minkiewicz
October 5, 2016
Filed under News

The smell of sizzling tacos wafted through the air, as the sound of Buffalo Springfield’s ‘60s psychedelic rock song “For What It’s Worth” serenaded a crowd of about 40 at Malcolm X Plaza at the annual “Bite the Ballot!” voter registration event, Wednesday afternoon. The event, which con...

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