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How 2014 laws will affect students

Emilia Rosales
January 31, 2014
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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...

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

Beza Beneberu
November 12, 2013
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[HTML1] [set_id=72157637471681164] Last Thursday the Women's Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State's campus, combined efforts to a self-defense course for students. The Krav Maga self-defense ...

Students win big prizes at ASI Casino Night

Students win big prizes at ASI Casino Night

Shawn Whelchel
November 12, 2013
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[set_id=72157637619792916] The Cesar Chavez Student Center may lack the glitz and glamour of the Vegas Strip but on Friday, Nov. 8, the Associated Student, Inc.'s Casino Night brought some of the excitement of Sin City to the SF State campus. The event gave students with a valid identification c...

Students create short films in one week for Campus MovieFest

Students create short films in one week for Campus MovieFest

Nelson Amaya
October 2, 2013
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More than 100 teams of students filled up the line at the red carpet for Campus MovieFest as the competition kicked off last Wednesday, Sept. 25, at SF State for a chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to make a short film. “What we do is we provide students for free for one week a Panasonic ...

ASI excites students with kick-off carnival

ASI excites students with kick-off carnival

Shawn Whelchel
September 6, 2013
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[set_id=72157635406429636] SF State's Quad bustled with activity Wednesday, Sept. 4, as students flew down slides, competed in obstacle courses and enjoyed free food courtesy of Associated Students, Inc.'s second annual ASI Kick-off. The event provided students with food, carnival games and inflatable attractions hosted by ...

Textbook program provides options for students

Textbook program provides options for students

Guadalupe González
September 5, 2013
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Cash-strapped students no longer have to struggle to pay for the textbooks at SF State this semester because Project Connect has the hook-up. The campus group ran by Associated Students, Inc. encourages students to not skip out on purchasing school books because they are too pricey; instead stu...

Impaction leads students to alternate majors

Impaction leads students to alternate majors

Kale Williams
March 13, 2013
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After being denied acceptance to the nursing program, Vincent Castoro thought he could avoid the problems associated with impaction by majoring in kinesiology. He was wrong. “I was initially going for nursing, but it turned out to be impacted and I didn’t end up getting into the nursing program...

CSUs prepare for no tuition increase in Fall 2013

Lindsay Oda
February 1, 2013
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The California State University system plans to keep tuition at its current rates for the Fall 2013 semester after Gov. Jerry Brown released a state budget proposal allocating an additional $125.1 million for CSUs Jan. 10. The CSU board of trustees asked Gov. Brown and state legislature for $371.9 million...

PHOTOS: SF State students show off vocal chops in 'Voice' competition

PHOTOS: SF State students show off vocal chops in 'Voice' competition

Sean Reichhold
October 2, 2012
Filed under Life

Student Life has taken it upon themselves to discover who has the greatest voice on campus with SF State's Voice Competition. The month-long singing engagement is based off the popular NBC reality TV show, "The Voice," where judges are tasked with organizing singing teams to compete against one another. The four student judges will have their backs turned dur...

New bill requires Cal State University trustees to discuss tuition hikes with students

Erin Dage
October 2, 2012
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Come Jan. 1, California State University trustees are required to consult with and justify tuition fee hikes to students. Assembly Bill 970, by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, requires CSU and University of California trustees to consult with their respective statewide school associations at le...

SF State students still waiting for ASI-proposed Queer Resource Center

SF State students still waiting for ASI-proposed Queer Resource Center

Kirstie Haruta
September 18, 2012
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Amiable chatter between friends gave way to tension when a small portion of SF State’s queer community met with two Associated Students, Inc. representatives to discuss the status of the Queer Resource Center. The Queer Resource Center was proposed last spring by ASI as a new safe space that wo...

SF State students battle for 'golden shoe' at Kick-Off 2012

Michele Bird
September 14, 2012
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There is only one SF State event that comes to mind involving student competitions, free food and the coveted prize everyone is vying for: the golden shoe. The first annual Kick-Off event took over SF State's Malcolm X Plaza and quad area Sept. 12 in the afternoon. The Cesar Chavez Student Center and Associated Students Inc. collaborated tog...

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