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Safety apps alert students to campus shooting

Safety apps alert students to campus shooting
March 5, 2019

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Black students seek agency, voice

Black students seek agency, voice
February 26, 2019

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...

Black students need representation

Black students need representation
February 26, 2019

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...

‘Glitch’ delays student payment

'Glitch' delays student payment
February 19, 2019

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,...

Early morning power outage alerts leave students in the dark

INFOGRAPHIC BY PAUL EICHENHOLTZ
February 19, 2019

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...

Support group helps students with anxiety

Photo by Janae Rodriguez
February 17, 2019

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...

Gator Pass relies on student fee to boost BART discount

People enter the 24th Mission Street BART station using their Clipper cards on Saturday, Jan. 26 in San Francisco.
February 12, 2019

SF State students will receive a 50 percent fare reduction on BART rides with the use of the Gator Pass starting March 1, but because the program is funded by student fees and not used by all, some students...

SF State student filmmakers shoot Western

Producer Jeep Tatcher (left), director Jake Naso (center) and producer Maddy Graves (right) sit in one of the Cinema production labs while discussing the process of making their film
December 25, 2018

Close quarters, unpredictable weather and sandy wind was the setting in which SF State student filmmakers shot their film. “Saguaro,” is a film directed and produced by Jake Naso, Maddy Graves and...

SF State shrugs off sexual harassment complaint, says student

SF State shrugs off sexual harassment complaint, says student
December 19, 2018

Two women are calling out SF State claiming that university authorities shrugged off their complaints of gender discrimination and sexual harassment on campus. Former student Isabelle Shin and current...

Legal definition exclusionary Transgender; students react to Trump’s failed promise to protect individuals

Protest Trans Military Ban, White House, Washington, DC USA
December 18, 2018

On Oct. 21 the New York Times broke a story about a Department of Health and Human Services memo indicating the Trump administration was seeking to exclude transgender people in a new legal definition...

“Gator Grub Alerts” helps students find free food on campus

Gator Grub Alert sends notifications to students who login and opt-in on the SF State app and went live on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (Christian Urrutia/Golden Gate Xpress
December 18, 2018

"Free food” is an eye-catching title for most college students, especially in San Francisco. According to Feeding America, as of 2016, more than 125,000 San Franciscans are food insecure. Much of this...

SF State popular choice among international students

SF State popular choice among international students
November 26, 2018

San Francisco is diverse in art, religious beliefs, gender, cuisine and political beliefs. This diversity permeates throughout campus and within the programs and events offered to students, which allows...

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