18 Sep 2019

Professor hosts weekly Yugoslav film events

Every Wednesday this semester Dr. Steven Kovacs will open the Coppola Theater for Cinema-307 students and the public to admire Yugoslav cinema and listen to guest speakers. Held in Coppola

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10 Sep 2019

Campus construction still has a way to go

Construction of new student housing that began last semester has surpassed the halfway mark, and construction of the new Liberal and Creative Arts Building that began at the same time

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03 Sep 2019

Serial killers, Satanic Panic and superheros: Courses at SFSU get experimental

From deep dives into the psyche of serial killers to the literary relevancy of superheroes, the Experimental College’s fall 2019 lineup includes a wide variety of courses taught by undergraduate

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28 Aug 2019

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community

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28 Aug 2019

Chinese Cultural Program Closes

A wide-reaching Chinese cultural exchange program closed its doors after a 14 year run, buckling under federal pressures that threatened the funding of the university’s other language program: Chinese Flagship. 

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22 May 2019

First woman president of SF State begins term this summer

Lynn Mahoney, current provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at CSU Los Angeles, will become the first woman to serve as president of SF State after President Leslie Wong

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23 Apr 2019

Student organizations oppose anti-abortion activists, air demands to ASI

Associated Students Inc. responded to demands made by student organizations regarding anti-abortion group that set up two-story banners with explicit images comparing abortion to genocide. The student organizations demanded the

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20 Feb 2019

Police report of kidnapping and robbery turns out to be grand theft

An initial report of a kidnapping and robbery on Feb. 5 alarmed students at SF State, but was later discovered to be grand theft, according to University police. The incident

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21 Oct 2018

Student Health Center hosts spooky inspired open house

Across from Burk Hall, a stairway leading downhill reaches the home of the Student Health Center, where students are able to find basic care needs and educate themselves on health

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10 Oct 2018

Indigenous Peoples’ Day shifts historical perspective

While many universities across the nation closed their campuses to honor Christopher Columbus, SF State students, faculty and administrators didn’t take a day off to celebrate a slave trader. “It

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26 Sep 2018

‘Superman’ No. 1 issue included in new comic book archive

One of the most coveted comic books in history now resides at SF State’s library as part of a new archive collection of rare comic books. The J. Paul Leonard

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26 Sep 2018

SF State professor’s permanent art installation debuts in Chinatown

A vision that began over eight years ago by the Broadway Chinatown Streetscape Improvement to enhance pedestrian conditions along Broadway near Columbus Avenue has recently revealed a series of vibrant

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26 Sep 2018

SF State hopes to have hotel up and running in 3 to 5 years

San Francisco State University will be seeking new public-private partnerships to renovate its campus, including a proposed 400-room hotel and conference center.

The University is already being approached by hotel companies to partner on the project, according to the minutes of a SF State University Foundation board meeting on March 27, 2018.

Jason Porth, vice president of University Enterprises at SF State, says at this point the university does not have a lot of details other than a proposed location on campus and a proposed number of rooms, but those can change over time.

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26 Sep 2018

Campus vending machine temporarily shuts down

Students’ only option for late-night and weekend snacks is shut down, but fear not, the campus vending machine is going to reopen “any time now,” according to Chris Farmer, The

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25 Sep 2018

SF State professor engineers success

This October, Zhaoshuo Jiang, assistant professor of civil engineering, will be recognized and awarded by California State University for his implementation of an innovative teaching practice and his devotion to assuring

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22 Sep 2018

Students, faculty exchange blows during self-defense training

If it wasn’t for the smiles on their faces, you’d think SF State students and faculty had come to blows on Wednesday, Sept 19. But they’d actually gathered at Mashouf

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21 Sep 2018

Associated Students to celebrate Banned Books Week

The Associated Students’ Richard Oakes Multicultural Center will be celebrating Banned Books Week at the Cesar Chavez Center Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Banned

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20 Sep 2018

Korean Student Association celebrates culture, old and new

The fervor for K-Pop music is well entrenched among Korean Student Association (KSA) members, who gather during the annual culture and customs open house on Sept. 19 to revel in the ever-ubiquitous

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18 Sep 2018

Gators given opportunity to explore Bay Area through new trips program

One of the newest additions to the Mashouf Wellness Center is Gator Outdoor Adventures, an outdoor trips program aiming to deliver outdoor experiences to students, as well as explore San

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16 Sep 2018

CCAA distinguishes 73 SF State Gators with All-Academic accolades

Last week the California Collegiate Athletic Association announced that 73 SF State student-athletes earned All-Academic honors for the 2017-18 school year. The CCAA honored a total of 811 student-athletes across

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14 Sep 2018

Mashouf gears up for exciting second year

After undergoing two years of construction beginning in 2015, SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center has successfully completed its first year of operations. There is plenty of excitement surrounding the wellness

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14 Sep 2018

Relationships formed on air

Radio DJs are taking the SF State media world by storm with many new additions to the broadcast and electronic communication arts department. New music and various genres inspire student

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13 Sep 2018

Giants and SF State partner with Blood Center of the Pacific for blood drive

Collaborating with the San Francisco Giants and SF State, Blood Centers of the Pacific will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at

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12 Sep 2018

Last chance for Greek life recruitment on campus

For the past two weeks, sororities and fraternities have occupied the quad in hopes of recruiting new members into the Greek life. What initially began as a two-week tabling recruitment

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12 Sep 2018

SF State Observatory’s first night of observation filled with light

The SF State Observatory kicked off its first night of observation for the semester with a lit up sky on Sept. 10. The observatory, built in the 1970s, is located

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12 Sep 2018

Housing crisis drives students to live in vehicles

The lack of access to affordable housing on and off campus has pushed some San Francisco State University students to live out of their vehicles. Between 20 to 30 vehicles

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12 Sep 2018

From Jackie Robinson to Colin Kaepernick, the history of activism in sports

A SF State graduate and a current student are leading a course on the history of activism in sports. The duo plan who inform the students about notable people, such as Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and current players like LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick. They are looking for students to enroll in the experimental college course that takes place every Monday afternoon. The direction of the course is dictated by the students because the course is about what the students want to learn, according to one of the instructors.

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11 Sep 2018

Laugh the stress away at The Depot

When due dates for assignments start to pile up and interfere with work schedules, stress for students can escalate quickly. Some students turn to comedy, whether it’s unwinding after class

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11 Sep 2018

SF State veteran reflects on the impact of 9/11

This Sept. 11 marks the seventeenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which involved the hijacking of four commercial passenger planes by the terrorist group al-Qaida, resulting in the deaths

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10 Sep 2018

Women’s soccer loses 4-1 to Seattle Pacific in physical match

The Gators fell to the Seattle Pacific Falcons 4-1 on Saturday, Sept. 8 in a physical match that was played with no scoreboard thanks to the campus power outage. The

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10 Sep 2018

UPD to offer active shooter response protocol training for Safety Week

The University Police Department will offer training sessions next week on how to respond to an active shooter on campus as part of SF State’s Campus Safety Week, put on

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10 Sep 2018

After a rough home opener, the Gators face Holy Names on Tuesday

SF State women’s soccer looks to bounce back from their home opener loss as they host the Holy Names Falcons on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Defense has been a struggle for

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09 Sep 2018

Burglar breaks into student residence

A student living in SFSU housing got a shock Saturday afternoon when she encountered a burglar in her apartment as she walked out of her bedroom. The victim called University

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08 Sep 2018

Local artist uses work to fight oppression at SF State art show

Dressed in a blue printed button-down shirt with his shoulder-length hair gracing the top of his shoulders, Christian “L7” Cuadrado walked into the room with a small piece of sage

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08 Sep 2018

Black Unity Center town hall meeting discusses change within organization

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 SF State student strike, which was carried out by members of the Black Student Union and Third World Liberation Front,

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07 Sep 2018

Comedy night gets underway at The Depot

Moonwalking hosts, jokes about depression and no sun –– it was all part of the fun at The Depot’s first comedy night of the fall semester, held on Wednesday from

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