Golden Gate Xpress

Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies hopes to expand with $1 million donation

Paisley Trent

November 12, 2019

An SF State alumna, Neda Nobari, recently donated $1 million for new fellowships and grants at the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies for student and faculty initiatives, expanding on a previous $5 million donation she made to es...

Ex-Striker Hosts Poetry Reading during Ethnic Studies 50th Anniversary Celebration

Briana Battle, Art Director

October 15, 2019

The school hosted a week of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies. Ernie Brill, one of the students involved the 1968 strike, emceed a poetry reading on Tuesday night, featu...

CSU to work on new ethnic studies requirement

Noor Baig, Staff reporter

October 7, 2019

Fifty years after the student strikes, the push for ethnic studies traveled from SF State’s campus to the steps of California’s legislative capitol.  A bill proposing a three-unit ethnic studies requirement at all Ca...

K-12 students should have Ethnic Studies

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas

October 7, 2019

An assembly bill, which would require undergraduate students to take a three-unit ethnic studies course for CSU curriculum, is working its way through the California Legislature. The bill, if passed, would go into effect beginning the 2020-21 academic year.    The strike which lasted for five mo...

The fight for Ethnic Studies continues

Arianne Arciaga

October 7, 2019

Crowds of students and faculty on the SF State campus held their signs up loud and proud as they fought through a sea of police officers, shouting, “On strike shut it down! On strike shut it down!” 50 years ago at SF State, the Bla...

Climate rally fills Malcolm X Plaza

MJ Johnson

September 30, 2019

Andrew Va’i pumped his fist into the air as his booming voice blasted through the speakers during a climate rally at SF State Sept. 26. “We are fighting!” The crowd thrusted their handmade signs high and returned his call ...

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