28 Nov 2018

Africana Studies professor, former BSU president makes strides within College of Ethnic Studies

His laid-back vibe and casual attire may fool you at first, but as soon as professor Serie McDougal speaks about his passion for teaching Africana Studies, his presence takes over

07 Nov 2018

Coalitions crucial during 1968 strike

The action that precipitated the 1968 SF State strike may have begun with the Black Student Union, but it soon spread to thousands of other students demanding the administration provide

11 Apr 2016

Black Student Union condemns SF State, media over viral video

Members of the Black Student Union gathered in the quad Friday to read a statement supporting student Bonita Tindle and condemning SF State and the media for endangering Tindle. “We,

08 Mar 2016

SF State organizations come together to celebrate International Women’s Day

Performers stood in light showers and read poetry that conveyed themes of pride, individuality and inspiration at SF State to celebrate International Women’s Day Tuesday, March 8. Those there in support

23 Feb 2016

Update: Students meet as financial issues loom for Ethnic Studies

Graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies met Tuesday to discuss and finalize their demands in the face of financial difficulty for the college. Students and faculty

10 Feb 2016

BSU brings Afro Floor to SF State

SF State’s housing will welcome a new community-themed floor after a successful bout of lobbying and protests by the Black Student Union. The “Afro Floor” will be available to students

20 Oct 2015

Student rally draws attention to social injustices

Associated Students, Inc.’s Project Connect organized a SPEAK OUT rally Tuesday at noon in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The rally was organized to allow student organizations to

15 Oct 2015

ASI votes to keep current funding model for historic organizations

In a unanimous decision, Associated Students, Inc. voted against a previous motion to decrease funding for historical organizations Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Jack Adams Hall. SF State historic organizations

06 Oct 2015

Delay in voting decision creates tension between ASI & historical organizations

The Associated Students, Inc. Finance Committee addressed concerns regarding the group’s allocation of funds Monday, after growing criticism for a proposal that would reduce budgets for historic campus groups. “After

30 Sep 2015

SF State historical organizations speak out against ASI funding cuts

Tensions between long-standing student organizations and the Associate Students, Inc. Board of Directors grew high during a meeting in Jack Adams Hall Wednesday after a proposal to decrease funding for

29 Sep 2015

BSU creates a safe space for African American students

The Black Student Union will bring attention to everyday gender issues surrounding members of the black community by kicking off this year’s first Black Kings and Queens meeting Wednesday, Sept.

14 Dec 2013

Black Student Union remains active 45 years after the civil rights era

In the fourth floor gallery of the J. Paul Leonard Library, photos of police in riot gear hang as a reminder of the 1968 student strike that strengthened the Black

13 Feb 2013

Student director adapts pivotal film to SF State stage

Stephan McGrue, 22, is making history by producing and directing the first all-black leading musical cast at SF State with “That Jones Gal.” As a theater arts major, McGrue was

11 Nov 2012

SF State Black Student Union extends support to local high school students

As a way to continue its legacy of community outreach, the SF State Black Student Union will be hosting 250 BSU students from Northern California high schools on campus Nov.