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Graffiti rages against SFSU construction, lack of student housing

Graffiti is visible on the west side of the Humanities Building at SF State on Aug. 29, 2018.   (GoldenGateXpress/Oscar Rendon)

Lorenzo Morotti
August 31, 2018
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Profanity-laden graffiti denouncing the demolition of student housing units appeared overnight last Wednesday at the construction site located at the Tapia Drive Triangle and the Humanities Building. The demolition is clearing space to build the $81 million Liberal and Creative Arts Building at Tapia Drive and a mixed-use student housing facility on Holloway Avenue...

An academic step to the future

SF State Provost Jennifer Summit speaks to faculty and administrators about the need for an academic master plan on at SF State on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (Aaron Levy-Wolins)

Aaron Levy-Wolins
August 31, 2018
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A host of faculty and administrators held a conference at SF State Wednesday morning on the need for a new academic master plan to help drive the long-term goals of the university. In Jack Adams Hall, President Leslie Wong and Provost Jennifer Summit welcomed the academics with a coffee and bagel...

Shrieve-Hawkins named new SF State athletic director

Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins will move from associate athletic director at Saint Mary’s to head athletic director at SF State.  (DeF-Stop Photography)

Antonio Dos Santos Lau
April 4, 2018
Filed under Sports

The search is finally over as a new head athletic director has been named at SF State. The University announced the hiring of Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins on March 29, after months of searching for the right candidate. SF State President Leslie Wong released a statement shortly after the news broke stating ...

SF State appoints new athletic director

Gabriel Agurcia
March 29, 2018
Filed under News, Sports

SF State has found its new athletic director, and she comes with Gator ties. Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins was officially announced as athletic director on Thursday, March 29. Shrieve-Hawkins’ most recent position was as associate athletic director at Saint Mary’s. She “supervised multiple sports program...

The College of Social Work 50 years later

Jones, Susanna, Professor and Director & Professor of the School of Social Work 50th Anniversary the Salesforce Eats, Ohana Floor of the Financial District on Wednesday, March 7. (Bryan Ramirez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Marisol Cabrera
March 14, 2018
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The School of Social Work celebrated its 50th anniversary as the first master’s in social work program at SF State on March 7. SF State’s department of social work received three awards recognizing the University’s social worker’s education achievements and services. They received a mention...

#ICEoutofCA protest

#ICEoutofCA protest

George Barahona and Jessica Delatorre
February 28, 2018
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SF State students from multiple organizations gathered and walked out in protest in reaction to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids throughout the Bay Area on February 28th. Students chanted throughout campus and building halls, “Join us, Walk out, share you care. We will not stan...

Dean of The College of Ethnic Studies resigns

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo
December 13, 2017
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Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro will be resigning his position as dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) this upcoming spring. Monteiro declined to give a reason for his decision. “I requested to exercise my retreat rights back to the faculty, some administrators like myself, who began in the facul...

President’s Campus Climate Task Force Suspended

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo and Gabriela Cazares-Lopez
December 13, 2017
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Months after it was assembled, SF State University President Leslie Wong’s Task Force on Campus Climate has been suspended after several of its members have resigned. Four out of 17 members have resigned due to the task force’s inability to be inclusive, according to Rachael Cunningham, the stud...

New SF State forum brings racial issues on campus to light

Sadie Gribbon
August 31, 2017
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The first-ever discussion forum hosted by the new Division of Equity and Community Inclusion (DECI) office turned into an event that focused more on quality than quantity. About a quarter of the two-tiered circle of chairs in Jack Adams Hall was filled as DECI hosted an open forum for students to spe...

Dean of College of Ethnic Studies files lawsuit against SF State

People enter the Ethnic Studies and Psychology building at SF State in San Francisco, Calf. on Wednesday, August 24, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brian Neumann
August 24, 2017
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The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Kenneth P. Monteiro, Ph.D., dean of the COES, filed the suit in the San Francisco Superior ...

Future campus life: predictions from the graduates of 2017

Annie Gonzalez poses for her graduation photos in front of the Golden Gate Bridge (Courtesy of Raul Guerrero)

Shahni Ben-Haim
May 17, 2017
Filed under Life

With the new Mashouf Wellness Center nearing completion and proposed construction plans ahead, future graduates reflect on their time at SF State while predicting how campus life may differ for future students. Student life is anticipated to shift if the new construction projects presented to the...

Criticism flares as Jerusalem mayor cancels speaking event

Criticism flares as Jerusalem mayor cancels speaking event

Gracie Ngo and Jason Rejali and Nicole Ortega
April 5, 2017
Filed under Life, News

[media-credit id=477 align="alignnone" width="446"][/media-credit]   Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem canceled his upcoming visit to SF State due to dissatisfaction with the event’s organization and lack of publicity. “The university offered a ticketed, limited event, and no legitimate eff...

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