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PHOTOS: SF State science fair showcases engineering talents

Caitlin Olson
May 17, 2011
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Science buffs and engineering enthusiasts gathered in the main gym at San Francisco State May 13 to present their projects at the 13th annual College of Science and Engineering Student Project Showcase. The showcase allowed both graduates and undergraduates to present biological science and physical science re...

Beta Alpha Psi provides free tax filing

Smit Parekh, Staff reporter
February 12, 2020
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Last week, an article was published about the VITA program, a free tax preparation service. The headline of the article misrepresents the sponsoring organization of the program, Beta Alpha Psi, as a fraternity.  The original article mentioned students volunteered two weeks before the IRS started accepting t...

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

2035 Master Plan overshadows existing housing needs

Natalia Pourazar
May 21, 2019
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INFORMATIONAL MAP BY BRIAN VU/Golden Gate Xpress   Last spring the University announced the Future State Campus Master Plan 2035 in a bid to address a shortage of affordable student housing and update academic buildings and resources. Many existing campus buildings were constructed over...

Panel discusses educational agreement, Oakland strike

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Sahar Swaleh
March 12, 2019
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Inspired by the recent victory of the Oakland teacher strike, students, teachers and community members attended a teaching about the role of unions on Thursday. Hosted by SF State’s Graduate College of Education, the packed meeting in the Science Building served to explain why teacher strikes are...

VITA offers free low-income tax services

VITA offers free low-income tax services

Robert Juarez
February 26, 2019
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The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and an army of student volunteers are offering students and community members on-campus tax services free of charge. The program is funded by the non-profits Beta Alpha Psi and United Way Bay Area, and offers people with low incomes, people with disabilities,...

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...

Les questions, more answers

President Wong smiles during the meeting with editors from Golden Gate Xpress at SF State on Monday, March 26, 2018. (Aya Yoshida/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Editors
March 28, 2018
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XPRESS: What is your response to SF State’s Tenants Rights group ‘condemnation’ for allegedly raising rents on employee housing and evicting residents who have retired? WONG: We’re in a very complex issue now [with] what I would like to call legacy tenants that were in those spaces when we pur...

Students given a voice in SF State’s future construction plan

A picuture of the Tapia Triangle in San Francisco is taken from a drone on Monday, April 24, 2017. A new Creative Arts Building is planned at the location to house the broadcast and electronic communication arts (BECA) department (Lee Kin/Xpress).

Nicole Ortega
April 26, 2017
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With the Campus Master Plan set to be presented to the CSU Board of Trustees next month, the SF State Physical Planning and Development Department is hosting a series of events focused on student outreach and collaboration in an attempt to make students part of the future plans for the University. ...

Student moms struggle with lack of campus facilities

Sophia Schmagold-Stevenson, of cinema major, and Bennett Stevenson, her 4-month old son, pose for a portrait on the 4th floor at Fine Arts Building of SF State campus on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. A room at the building has been reserved for Schmagold to pump breast milk, for she wasn't informed there are locations on the campus designated for this service. (Lee Kin/Xpress)

Lea Fabro
March 16, 2017
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Student mothers are struggling to find a private place to pump breast milk and make diaper changes due to the lack of campus resources for students who have children. According to the Mayo Clinic, pumping stimulates milk production and it is recommended that women pump “for 15 minutes every few hours during the workday.” However, for nursing moms who spend a good amount of the...

Hacking club geared up for hackathon

SF State senior Shane Cota of the Hacking Club runs tests on wireless components on his laptop during their club meeting in the Science Building room 254 on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.

Katherine Minkiewicz
October 18, 2016
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SF State’s Hacking Club ventured from its computer room in the science building on Saturday to attend a hacking workshop and training day in downtown San Francisco presented by Hacking EDU and IBM. The workshop was hosted by Dev Bootcamp on Folsom Street, a web development bootcamp that works t...

Petitioning students succeed in adding new sections

Finance Department Chair Ping Hsiao takes down the names of students with prerequisites who were waiting to be added to a new Finance 350 section in the Business building at San Francisco State University on Thursday August 27, 2015. (Joel Angel Juárez /  Xpress)

Creo Noveno
September 1, 2015
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Two new sections of Finance 350 opened up Aug. 27, following a petition by business students who were crashing classes in an attempt to add the course. Finance 350, or business finance, is an upper division core requirement for all business majors. Without it, students are unable to take the last...

Tower of Power: Engineering students prepare structure for competition

Chris Sanchez (left) and Fiorella Vasquez (right) hold down wooden beams to ensure the glue dries properly during construction of the balsa wood tower in the Science building at SF State Tuesday, March 10. (Drake Newkirk / Xpress)

Martin Bustamante
March 18, 2015
Filed under Life, Multimedia [dropcap]A [/dropcap] large crack rang out in the small classroom in the Science Building as the 5-foot-tall wooden tower toppled from seismic vibration. The students who made the structure moaned in unison as their first attempt to build an earthquake resistant tower...

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