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Faculty votes on newest proposal for college merger

Brittany Doohan
April 12, 2011
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Faculty responded in record numbers two months ago to vote on three controversial options for the University’s college merger. Now, the administration is asking for an encore. President Robert A. Corrigan and Provost Sue Rosser have asked the faculty to participate in another referendum following...

Students demand attention for higher education

Megan Taros
April 12, 2011
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When it comes to cuts to education, Students for Quality Education have one main philosophy: louder is better. SQE and the California Faculty Association are encouraging students to raise their voices today at its forum and walkout, Take Class Action. “We need to make some noise,” said Sadaf Mali...

Pharmaceutical method utilizes robots to save lives

Brenda Reyes
April 7, 2011
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When University of California, San Francisco wanted to increase patient safety, it turned to robotic technology and electronics for superior mechanical efficiency. Today, giant robots count and process the medications received by patients at UCSF Medical Center. “A robot picking medications makes...

Gator triathlon makes debut at Stanford 'Treeathlon'

Natasha Artavia
March 8, 2011
Filed under Sports

The Gator Triathlon officially kicked off its collegiate career this semester by participating in the first West Coast Collegiate Triathlon Conference race, the seventh-annual Stanford Treeathlon. Schools from up and down the California coast that have competed in the race in previous years attended th...

Former cheer coach pleads guilty to embezzlement

Megan Taros
March 8, 2011
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After nearly six months of court appearances, former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley pled guilty to one count of embezzlement Monday. The prosecution recommended to Judge Jeff Ross that Haley be sentenced to three years probation with credit for time served, 200 hours of community service, a...

Students and faculty picket on 19th and Holloway avenues

Brenda Reyes
March 2, 2011
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Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a statewide day of action. “Hey hey, ho ho, budget cuts have to go” activists shouted as they picketed the major intersection. Neither the...

Former cheer coach charged with embezzlement, says some money spent on new uniforms

Megan Taros
March 1, 2011
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A judge scheduled another pre-hearing conference for March 7 in the case of former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley after claims that some embezzled funds were allocated to new uniforms. Haley sat alone in an aisle seat near the back of the room when Judge Jeff Ross took the bench at approx...

Gators drop game against Stanislaus, season finale tonight

Juan Martinez
February 25, 2011
Filed under Sports

Heading into Thursday’s game tied for third place with Cal State San Bernardino in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, the Gators fell to 15-10 overall and 13-8 in the CCAA by losing to Cal State Stanislaus 68-57. The Gators’ high-scoring offense struggled, shooting 31 percent for the...

Gators net much-needed win after tough loss to Humboldt

Natasha Artavia
February 22, 2011
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SF State’s men’s basketball team closed out its Spirit Week game series this Saturday with a 58-55 win over Sonoma State University. Coming off of a loss from the night before against Humboldt State, the Gators reorganized and focused heavily on their defense, keeping the Seawolves at bay with an ea...

Offer made to former cheer coach in embezzlement case

Megan Taros
February 15, 2011
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Ashlee Nicole Haley, the former SF State cheer coach who is charged with 29 criminal offenses including one felony count of embezzlement, was set to have a recommendation for sentencing at 9 a.m. at the Hall of Justice Tuesday. The recommendation will now take place on March 1 due to an offer made to Haley about her case. “She wanted time to ...

Project Rebound aims to assist recently released inmates in educational endeavors

Chase S. Kmec
February 9, 2011
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A prison record is a blemish for anyone, but for participants in Project Rebound, the path to a better life starts at SF State. Project Rebound, a branch of Associated Students, Inc. which seeks to assimilate recently released prison inmates into the SF State community, held a Feb. 7 open house highlight...

SFPD considers stun gun requirement

Brenda Reyes
February 8, 2011
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The San Francisco Police Department has recently been involved in three incidents that have called into question their use of firearms. The latest of which included an officer-involved shooting in San Francisco occurred Jan. 4 when police shot a man in a wheelchair who had been vandalizing city vehicles and attacked an officer ...

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