17 May 2016

Hunger strike demands attention from President Wong

SF State students and faculty announced a hunger strike on May 3, 2016 to call attention to the spending cuts to the College of Ethnic Studies. Hassani Bell, Julia Retzlaff,

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11 May 2016

Hunger strike ends, agreement reached

One hospitalization and 10 days later, the SF State administration and hunger strikers have come to an agreement and called an end to the strike. “It’s disappointing that it took

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10 May 2016

Wong speaks out amid week of turbulence

President Leslie E. Wong surfaced for a press conference Monday behind closed doors in the Administration Building, expressing concern for the hunger strikers’ health and his commitment to creating “an

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06 May 2016

Hunger strike sparks meeting with SF State Vice President of Student Affairs

SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sat down with approximately 30 supporters of the College of Ethnic Studies in response to the hunger strike to assist in

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03 May 2016

Emotional ties to Ethnic Studies fuel hunger strike

Ethnic studies changed 18-year-old Hassani Bell’s life. “I grew up in East Oakland and I remember hearing gunshots from my window, feeling helpless, hating myself because I couldn’t help that

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03 May 2016

Students go on hunger strike for ethnic studies

A group of SF State students began a hunger strike Monday, saying they will not eat until the administration allocates $8 million to the College of Ethnic Studies. SF State students and faculty gathered in

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