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Students still champion climate reform despite knockdown of Green New Deal

Students still champion climate reform despite knockdown of Green New Deal

Carly Wipf
April 2, 2019
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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019. (Photo by 'Senate Democrats' via Wikimedia Commons.)    !function(e,t,s,i){var n="InfogramEmbeds",o=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0],d=/^http:/.test(e.location)?"...

University outreach expands to help students apply for CalFresh

University outreach expands to help students apply for CalFresh

Sebastiaan Molloy
April 2, 2019
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SF State’s Health Promotion and Wellness department expanded its outreach program to tackle food insecurity on campus by screening students for CalFresh eligibility thanks to recent government funding boosts. CalFresh, the state’s version of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,...

Students and community advocate for free public college

Students and community advocate for free public college

Alexis Manzanilla
March 23, 2019
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A statewide coalition to initiate free public college has taken college campuses by storm as SF State and local grassroots organization SF Rising presented a teach-in on March 12 at J. Paul Leonard Library to educate students on the campaign. The “College for All” movement is bringing organizations thr...

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Shaylyn Cortney Martos
March 19, 2019
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Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a third-year art studio major, said they struggled with intense suicidal ideation, flipping between feeling fine and deciding to...

Expo to connect students with the legal field

Expo to connect students with the legal field

Janae Rodriguez
March 13, 2019
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The 7th annual All Things Law Expo will take place on March 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to connect students to law schools and local agencies. The event is put on by the Associated Students Legal Resource Center, an on-campus center which aims to educate students o...

City plans to create support center for residents living out of vehicles

City plans to create support center for residents living out of vehicles

Carly Wipf
March 5, 2019
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Thirty four-year-old Mohamad Alajtal starts his day by working and taking classes for his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at SF State. After completing his undergraduate studies in Libya, he escaped the civil war in his home country by immigrating to the U.S., where he now lives out of a...

Safety apps alert students to campus shooting

Safety apps alert students to campus shooting

Carly Wipf and Jessica Delatorre
March 5, 2019
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Black students seek agency, voice

Black students seek agency, voice

Geoffrey Scott
February 26, 2019
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Black student organizations rallied to condemn the Division of Equity and Community Inclusion’s decision to remove the Black Unity Center’s administrative analyst, Hanna Wodaje, from her position in early February. Members of the newly-formed Black Student Alliance circulated fliers across campus...

Black students need representation

Black students need representation

Geoffrey Scott
February 26, 2019
Filed under Latest, Opinion

This year’s Black History Month celebrations at SF State will be marred by controversy surrounding the treatment of Black students by administrators as students and faculty insist their voices be heard. While the campus markets itself as diverse and inclusive, recent conflicts with Black students...

‘Glitch’ delays student payment

‘Glitch’ delays student payment

Sebastiaan Molloy
February 19, 2019
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A wave of student employees hired by the Campus Recreation Center in October and November received their first paychecks last week after three or more months on the job. The Mashouf Wellness Center, where the employees work, is the University’s primary fitness center and employs more than 200 students. At...

Early morning power outage alerts leave students in the dark

Early morning power outage alerts leave students in the dark

Celine Herrera
February 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management sent out a series of early morning texts, phone calls and emails Thursday to announce the closure of campus due to a power outage, but two hours after the first alerts, another series of communications circulated, reversing the announcement. Many students,...

Support group helps students with anxiety

Support group helps students with anxiety

Janae Rodriguez
February 17, 2019
Filed under News

In today’s world, mental health issues are very common, especially with young adults. For example, according to the Child Mind Institute, nearly one in three adolescents will meet criteria for an anxiety disorder by the age of 18. “Almost all of us, but especially students, are confronted with...

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