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Oakland Ghost Ship Fire Support Resources

Jeianne Baniqued
December 14, 2016
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Events Support for Oakland’s DIY spaces meeting Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland Wednesday, Dec. 14. at 7 p.m.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1830514680567118/ A handful of members from collectives within Omni Commons in Oakland are hosting their second meeting to coordinat...

SF State sets new Internet updates in motion

Kevin Vega and Victor Verdugo
December 12, 2016
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After receiving complaint after complaint, SF State’s IT department launched its Wi-Fi Expansion Project, a semester-long endeavor aiming to upgrade access points all over campus. The expansion project began earlier this year, and has now completed two of its three phases. Expansion focused on upgrading...

Posters found on campus linked to conservative activist group

Posters found on SF State campus, Friday, were claimed to be the work of the David Horowitz Freedom Center.

Nick Madden
October 14, 2016
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The David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative activist group, took responsibility for posting fliers around the SF State campus on Friday that depicted a professor as a terrorist sympathizer, according to a press release issued by the center.     “Our goal in placing these posters on...

Depot hosts fall fiesta

Depot hosts fall fiesta

Mariana Raschke
October 12, 2016
Filed under Life

Students huddled together in the corner of the vast space talking and laughing –– but not dancing –– as DJ Leydis played a mix of reggaeton and top 40 in Jack Adams Hall on Thursday night. The Fall Fiesta, organized by The Depot, hosted Bay Area Latino artists for a night of music and dan...

SF State ranks low in sustainability

SF State’s Integrated Waste Management employee Eric Igtanloc moves compost

bins in front of the Administration Building on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016.

Kevin Vega
October 4, 2016
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In Sierra Magazine’s sustainable school ranking released in September, SF State fell in at nearly last place, taking the 182nd spot of the 202 schools on the list. Ranks were determined by looking at each school’s on-campus organizations, waste management, curriculum and transportation use. “Our...

A Gators Guide to Navigating SF State

Breanna Reeves
August 27, 2016
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ON-CAMPUS RESOURCES SF State has a lot of resources for students hidden in plain sight. Here are some perks to take full advantage of:     -Free tutoring centers on campus for registered students. Located in HSS, students can find the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) and the Campus Acad...

Commencement ceremonies are overrated

Jessica Nemire
May 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

It's graduation day. You stand in line along with thousands of other graduating students, waiting to take the walk across the stage that marks the end of your college career. As Pomp and Circumstance swells, you wait for student after student to walk ahead in front of you, until it's finally your turn--and...

‘Dump Trump’ rally advocates for voter registration

Tom Hsieh rallies democratic support from the crowd at SF State by chanting

Ahalya Srikant
April 26, 2016
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Almost forty students gathered in Malcolm X Plaza chanting "Dump Trump" during an anti-Trump rally Monday, April 25, holding signs with Donald Trump's face crossed out and printed with the slogan. The event, hosted by the San Francisco Democratic Party, featured speeches by SF State students and...

SF State says campus will remain open during strike

Madeline Manson and Nashanta Williams
April 5, 2016
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As the California Faculty Association strike dates loom, SF State faculty are preparing to participate in the first-ever system-wide strike at the California State University, and students are wondering how this affects them and what campus services will still be available. "They just made the...

Ethnic Studies supporters wear black and red for resistance, solidarity and power

Students and faculty members flood the Seven Hills Conference Center before meeting with President Leslie E. Wong regarding the potential spending cuts within the College of Ethnic Studies on Thursday, Feb. 25. (Aleah Fajardo / Xpress)

Emily Chavous
March 1, 2016
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Clothing expressed a united front of resistance at SF State this week amid campus marches supporting the College of Ethnic Studies. Advocates of the cause donned black and red to support ongoing and increased funding of the College, its lecturers, classes and student services. Black symbolized power, and the acce...

SF State’s Hip Hop State of Mind aims to educate

SF State's Hip Hop State of Mind aims to educate

Alex Kofman
March 1, 2016
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[slideshow_deploy id='70929'] Students huddled around on Monday during an event held by the student organization Hip Hop State of Mind along with a Bay Area Grassroots organization, HipHopForChange, Inc. Break-dancers performed, rappers free-styled and students and SF State alumni gathered in Malcolm...

EROS provides safe space for sexual health education

A variety of books ranging from fiction and erotica to sex education are available for students by EROS, an Associated Students, Inc. program at SF State created to teach students about safe sex in San Francisco, CA on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. (Xpress/Alex Kofman)

Ashley Bowen
February 9, 2016
Filed under Life

Located on the terrace level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, the Educational and Referral Organization for Sexuality provides a safe space for students. Inside their quaint office space, free condoms, internal condoms, dental dams and gloves are sorted into small bins for students to take. A tall...

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