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News you should know: Ukrainian Special

Andrew Cullen
April 13, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

I’m going to assume you know about the crisis in Ukraine, but I’m going to assume you don’t really know what is going on. Let's face it, no one really does. In an attempt to better understand this whole debacle myself, here is the short version of how we got to this cluster-fuck of a situation we are...

Bay Area students join the fight against the Keystone Pipeline (VIDEO)

Bay Area students join the fight against the Keystone Pipeline (VIDEO)

Julia Middlemiss
March 4, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, News

[HTML1] Nine activists were arrested while students and supporters rallied downtown Monday morning in response to the 398 arrests made in Washington on Sunday for protesting against Obama’s Keystone XL Pipeline plan. Members from XL Dissent West Coast and student activists from various universities...

Limited resources for GWAR classes stunt students' progress

Limited resources for GWAR classes stunt students' progress

Lisa Carmack
February 5, 2013
Filed under News, Sports

The shock of being told you don't have the prerequisites for a crucial class is a feeling many students are familiar with. For Dylan Phillipy, a kinesiology senior, missing prerequisites meant losing his financial aid. Consequently, Phillipy may not be able to attend SF State at all this semester. "If I ...

Students resort to secondhand parking passes for cheaper alternative

Students resort to secondhand parking passes for cheaper alternative

Matt Saincome
December 12, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

College students are always looking for means of saving money. Selling or giving away parking permits has given students that mean. It’s illegal to sell — or even give away — the daily parking permits that are sold for $6 in the parking garage, according to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. “Parking permits are not tr...

Student veterans face unique challenges transitioning to college

Alex Emslie
November 7, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Striking out into the Afghanistan countryside to find the enemy was “just a job” to City College of San Francisco student and U.S. Army veteran Miles Foltz. As president of the CCSF Veterans Alliance, Foltz helps other student veterans navigate their GI Bill benefits and shift from military to col...

Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

Mr. Fix It: Finding less crowded study areas at SF State

Brian Balisi
May 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

While I was enjoying my last day of the semester, vaguely listening to the professor give his final lecture while giving my full attention to Facebook, I realized my work as Mr. Fix It wasn’t quite over yet. A loyal follower posted a picture of students having to study on the floors of the new library be...

Ed Lee to keynote SF State commencement ceremony

Ed Lee to keynote SF State commencement ceremony

Brad Wilson
May 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Edwin Lee, who became San Francisco’s first elected Asian-American mayor earlier this year, will be the keynote speaker at the SF State commencement ceremony May 19. “The mayor is a strong supporter of higher education who appreciates the contributions SF State makes to the economic, cultural ...

SF State seeking student input on selecting new campus restaurant

SF State seeking student input on selecting new campus restaurant

Brittney Barsotti
February 24, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Sheets of white paper have been plastered in the windows of the vacant space between Carmelita’s La Petite and the Bookstore since summer 2011, but now the search for what type of food establishment will fill the void left by the former tenant, Jessie’s Hot House, is underway. According to Travis Northup, chairman of ...

SF State's newly-resurrected Experimental College not being acknowledged by administration

SF State's newly-resurrected Experimental College not being acknowledged by administration

Angela Raiford
February 14, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Will Nelson and Kelly Corwin are not college teachers. They have long, sunny blonde hair draping their shoulders; they wear tattered jeans and sneakers. However, every Wednesday night for two hours in HSS 201, these SF State students are teachers to roughly 20 students. Nelson, 22, and Corwin, 25,...

Hacktivism: the intersection of advocacy and technology

Hacktivism: the intersection of advocacy and technology

KC Crowell
December 1, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Anyone who has attended protests or been involved with activism in the last few years can tell you: The times, they are a changin’. Tools of activists used to include self-published pamphlets and posters. Networking happened in person at organizational meetings. These days, in a time of advancing...

"Trial of Lucullus" radio play reinterpreted by SF State theater department

"Trial of Lucullus" radio play reinterpreted by SF State theater department

Spencer Devine
October 25, 2011
Filed under Life

Radio brings many things to a modern world like irrelevant one-hit-wonders from the '90s, that dream doctor show at obsolete hours and ... the condemnation of Roman generals to Hades? Assistant professor of musical theater at SF State Barbara Damashek, along with master's degree graduate coordinator and theater professor Joel Schechter, bring ...

Students for Quality Education members to meet with President Corrigan

Chris Ternate
April 13, 2011
Filed under News

Students for Quality Education members, SF State staff and even students in passing caught the attention of Vice President for University Advancement Robert J. Nava today when a group of 60 occupied the Administration building. The protest, organized by SQE, was one of many demonstrations taking place across Cal...

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