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SF to vote on vacant storefront tax

Corey Browning

December 3, 2019

As San Francisco’s tech economy booms, brick and mortar retailers are struggling to stay afloat, and popular shopping corridors are becoming filled with storefront vacancies.  “Every block has at least one and usually...

Prop C motivates students to vote on campus

Briana Battle, Art Director

November 12, 2019

Census data shows young adults are notorious for low voter turnout, but despite this trend, SF State students still came out to the on-campus polling place at Towers to cast their vote Nov. 5 for the ballot measures that mattered ...

Prop C on the ballot

Shelley Wang, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

San Francisco’s consolidated municipal election is coming up Nov. 5 and on the ballot is Proposition C, which if approved would overturn a San Francisco ordinance suspending the sale of electronic cigarettes and other nicotine vapo...

Gators weigh in on election propositions

Lance Tisuela

October 29, 2019

More young people are voting now than four years ago, mainly due to year-round voting initiatives on college campuses. The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement, conducted by the Institute for Democracy & Hig...

November Ballot Breakdown

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

October 29, 2019

The following is a distillation of the six local ballot measures that will appear on the upcoming ballot for the Nov. 5 election, sourced primarily from the text of the measures.   Proposition A: San Francisco Bond...

Academic Senate to vote on finals week requirements

Julie Parker

February 12, 2019

The Academic Senate proposed a new draft to the university’s Academic Calendar Policy in their Feb. 5 meeting that would ameliorate some of the concerns of California Faculty Association representatives with regard to finals...

Voters reject rent control

Voters reject rent control

November 15, 2018

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