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Muni improvements assure faster commute for students

Muni improvements assure faster commute for students

Dayvon Dunaway
April 28, 2015
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Additional reporting done by Steve Calderon  As the Municipal Transit Agency service improvements rolled out across the city Saturday, SF State sophomore Andrea Rios said she waited nearly half an hour at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues for the 28 bus to arrive. The changes are par...

Cal State system commits to increase graduation rate

Timothy Smith
January 28, 2015
Filed under Life, News

The Chancellor of the California State University system announced a new plan to improve graduation rates at the State of the CSU address in Long Beach Jan. 27. In his address, Timothy P. White, seventh chancellor of the CSU system, celebrated the achievements of the program, discussed the current ...

International Education Week opens with foreign exchange students’ experiences

International Education Week opens with foreign exchange students’ experiences

Timothy Smith
November 18, 2014
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[dropcap]O[/dropcap]scar Villagrana knew he had made it to the right place when he arrived in Amsterdam and saw large crowds of people cruising down walkable streets instead of the gridlocked traffic associated with large American cities. A senior in SF State’s music program, Villagrana chose to...

Propsed UC system tuition increase stirs controversy among students

Daniel Rivera
November 18, 2014
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The University of California president’s proposal to increase tuition by 5 percent over the next five years, which is scheduled for a Nov. 19 vote, has drawn opposition from students and concern within the California State University system. The proposal, announced Nov. 6, would result in an added...

Third elected ASI official steps down since the start of the semester

Daniel Rivera
October 6, 2014
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Another elected official of Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors cited personal reasons when she stepped down last week from her position as vice president of university affairs, marking the third resignation since the start of the semester. Virginia McBride, former vice president of university...

Oct. 1 is the last day for students to vote to approve the ASI/Student Center Merger

Daniel Rivera
October 1, 2014
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Today is the last day that Associated Students Inc. (ASI) will hold elections for students to approve the merger between the student government and the Cesar Chavez Student Center (CCSC). While ASI and the Student Center Governing Board have already voted unanimously to approve the merger, ASI bylaws...

New ASI president looks forward to her future effect on students’ lives

New ASI president looks forward to her future effect on students’ lives

Daniel Rivera
September 9, 2014
Filed under News

Immediately following the resignation of the elected Associated Students Inc. (ASI) president, fellow board members expressed their support of Vice President of Internal Affairs Sara Padash stepping in for the job. “I think she’s the perfect person to fill this role and be the face of this organization,”  said Phoebe Dye, ASI board of directors m...

Art galleries on campus welcome students to express themselves

Art galleries on campus welcome students to express themselves

Hannah Mullins
August 31, 2014
Filed under Life

On a campus strewn with art on lawns, in trees and even in the form of crocheted bikes, many SF State students are still unaware of the three art galleries available to view, free of charge. Liza Boozer, a former student and artist, knows this all too well. The sound of giggles and gasps surrounded...

ASI veteran Kenneth Collins clinches presidential seat

ASI veteran Kenneth Collins clinches presidential seat

Emilia Rosales
April 29, 2014
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The official results of the 2014 Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors election are in, and Kenneth Collins will serve as the new ASI President. “We are the voice of students,” said Collins. “If we’re not getting their voices, we’re not doing our job.” Collins says he not only wan...

Students, faculty present research on depression at SF State’s 2nd Annual Health Symposium

Jayda McClendon
April 22, 2014
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As Ytzya Sanches presented her research on depression in the gay community, she reflected on how she became interested in the topic: at a restaurant outing with her niece. “My niece was shocked and disappointed by the waiter’s voice because she thought he sounded like a girl,” said Sanches, a se...

“Queer Your Rights” conference educates LGBT students on rights for housing, employment

“Queer Your Rights” conference educates LGBT students on rights for housing, employment

Chloe Johnson
February 22, 2014
Filed under News

[set_id=72157641286296534] The Queer Resource Center put on the first "Queer Your Rights" conference last Thursday in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. The event was hosted by the Queer Resource Center, in conjunction with the Legal Resource Center, and ASI. Its  purpose was to educate stu...

How 2014 laws will affect students

Emilia Rosales
January 31, 2014
Filed under News

Thousands of new laws came into effect at the start of the new year, some of which will affect SF State students. More than 40,000 new laws and regulations were passed countrywide, 800 of which were in California alone. A handful of these new laws include minimum wage increases, labor laws, gun restrictions...

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