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ASI board members discuss new election process

Lea Fabro
April 28, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

The Associated Students, Inc. board of directors ruled that a re-election would be too expensive after the judicial council made the proposal due to grievances candidates filed against one another. Candidates filed grievances against one another this past month during the ASI election, claiming tha...

Allegations of misconduct plague ASI election

Lea Fabro
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

The Associated Students, Inc. judicial council held a third hearing that tackled grievances filed against ASI candidates suspected of breaking election code. Rodrigo Polidano, a science and engineering representative candidate, filed a grievance against his opponent Mohammed Alnuzaili, accusing him...

SF State embraces sexuality with new kink club

Students gather for a rope tying and bondage class held by the Kink Club on SF State Campus in the Cesar Chavez building on April 13, 2017. (Laila Rashada/ Xpress)

Madeleine Neale
April 19, 2017
Filed under Life

Kinks on Campus is a new student-run organization providing educational workshops, panel discussions and opportunities to build community through kinky sexuality. The group was recognized by the Associated Students, Inc. as an official club during the Spring 2017 semester, finally joining Stanfor...

Voting week: Meet the presidential candidates

Courtesy of ASI

Nicki McClelland
April 5, 2017
Filed under Life, News

  The Associated Students Board of Directors, SF State’s student government, is being determined this week. ASI strives to represent students and maintain a commitment to social justice. Students can vote online for executive officers, class representatives and college representatives through Frida...

Threatened creative spaces are a haven for underrepresented artists

Mariana Raschke
December 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

One of the enduring thoughts  I will take away from this semester is that art is not only a powerful vessel of self-expression, but a tool of representation for a public much larger than an individual. Costanoan Ohlone historian and activist Ann Marie Sayers highlighted the importance of that representation...

Daylong campus event honors World AIDS Day

MJ Ongoy
December 6, 2016
Filed under Life

To commemorate the 28th annual World AIDS Day, Associated Students, Inc. and the AIDS Coordinating Committee at SF State hosted an all-day event on Thursday. Several activities and events were hosted on campus, such as free HIV antibody testing, a rededication and tree planting in the AIDS Memoria...

Bay Area communities are chronicled in new exhibit

Bay Area communities are chronicled in new exhibit

Mariana Raschke
December 2, 2016
Filed under Life

San Francisco and the Bay Area has been a vital center for many social justice, counterculture and progressive movements. The exhibition “We’ve Been Here,” showcases how so many of the events that have impacted the Bay Area have been driven by people of color. The exhibit was curated by Associated Studen...

Runway show promotes intersectional feminism

Amanda Aragona
November 8, 2016
Filed under Life

Cheers erupted throughout Jack Adams Hall Friday night as women of all shapes, ethnicities and gender identities walked confidently down a runway to promote who they are and what being a woman means to them. Associated Students, Inc.’s Women’s Center hosted its fourth annual fashion show with...

Queer Alliance works to recover from embezzlement

Julia Custodio
October 19, 2016
Filed under News

SF State’s Queer Alliance is attempting to re-register their club status for spring 2017 after a two semester long absence due to embezzlement of funds by a former member, said Queer Alliance Director Stuart Castaneda. The club was unable to re-register with the University due to lack of funding a...

Hacking club geared up for hackathon

SF State senior Shane Cota of the Hacking Club runs tests on wireless components on his laptop during their club meeting in the Science Building room 254 on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.

Katherine Minkiewicz
October 18, 2016
Filed under News

SF State’s Hacking Club ventured from its computer room in the science building on Saturday to attend a hacking workshop and training day in downtown San Francisco presented by Hacking EDU and IBM. The workshop was hosted by Dev Bootcamp on Folsom Street, a web development bootcamp that works t...

HBO executive talks dragons and career advice at Game of Thrones viewing party

Victor Verdugo
October 13, 2016
Filed under Life

Groups of students huddled outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center Sunday night to attend a viewing party of a recent episode of “Game of Thrones,” with a special introduction from HBO’s vice president of production. On Oct. 2, Associated Students, Inc. hosted an event for “The Battle of the...

Interactive Profiles: Meet ASI’s Executive Board members

Katherine Minkiewicz
October 4, 2016
Filed under Multimedia

The Associated Students, Inc. Executive Board, consists of a selection of leaders from student government, with aims to encourage collaboration across the campus in addition to serving as a resource for student groups and organizations. New board members stressed the need to improve unification at SF...

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