28 Aug 2019

Local Activist Groups Hold A Month of Momentum to Protest ICE

Two demonstrators held a giant floral bed sheet reading “Queers for Open Borders” in front of San Francisco’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services headquarters on Aug. 19, as dozens beside

16 Apr 2019

Anti-abortion group incites protest

Matthew Vaughn argues with students as they tear up pamphlets during a demonstration in the quad by the organizations Project Truth, Genocide Awareness Project and Center for Bioethical Reform on

21 Mar 2019

Protesters denounce CSU settlement over Zionism

A group of students blocked the MUNI M-Line tracks at the terminal just off campus Thursday to protest the settlement between California State University’s Board of Trustees and two Jewish

12 Mar 2019

Venezuela conflict carries over to Bay Area

Numerous organizations rallied at United Nations Plaza on Saturday before marching down Market Street to protest United States interventionism tactics in Venezuela and other Latin American countries. Community organizations participating

19 Feb 2019

Trump’s declaration spurs protests, criticism over wall

Protesters swarmed around the San Francisco Federal Building Monday to denounce President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The rally

19 Feb 2019

Banks urged to ‘break up’ with private prisons

Bay Area organizations and families came together Saturday to join the Families Belong Together coalition in a national campaign urging Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase to stop profiting from private

13 Feb 2019

Inclusion of Israeli political holiday sparks protest

Student and community voices sliced through wind and rain on Feb. 13, protesting the university administration’s decision to recognize Israeli Independence Day as a religious holiday on campus. At the

15 Oct 2018

Thousands join national strike over Marriot labor disputes

“No Contract – No Peace!” “Uno, dos, tres, quatro… Que queremos? Un contrado!” Picketers and strikers took to the streets chanting and banging objects outside  the Marriott Marquis on Mission

09 Apr 2018

Students protest the food insecurity issue

Students of SF State protest the issue on food insecurities amongst the student body on March 29. The students demanded that the department of student affairs and President’s office address

06 Apr 2018

SF State seeks sustainability

Sudents from a variety of environmentally-conscious groups on campus held their first Sustainability Assembly meeting on April 5 to discuss their concerns about environmental issues impacting student life on campus.

04 Apr 2018

#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday April 4,

28 Feb 2018

#ICEoutofCA protest

SF State students from multiple organizations gathered and walked out in protest in reaction to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids throughout the Bay Area on February 28th. Students

27 Jan 2018

Activist groups protest outside ICE field office

A crowd of more than a hundred gathered on the sidewalk outside a downtown field office for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement late Friday morning and broke into religious songs

05 Nov 2017

Refuse Fascism moves to oust Trump with more protests

Hundreds of people gathered onto the few stairs within San Francisco’s Union Square for a protest. It was a usual sunny, crisp autumn Saturday afternoon with people breezing in and

02 Oct 2017

Why the NFL and MLB anthem protests are not about the flag

“Get the son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired. He’s fired!” These were President Donald Trump’s words last Friday, Sept. 22 in Huntsville, Alabama, regarding

18 Apr 2017

Patriot’s Day Rally turns violent

A Patriots Day rally in Berkeley turned violent on Saturday April 15, 2017 as Trump supporters and white supremacists clashed with a group of black bloc protesters in Martin Luther

17 Apr 2017

Another violent battle sets off in Berkeley at Patriots Day rally

Correction: A previous version of the article referred to the anarchist website “It’s Going Down” as an Antifa website.   A Patriots Day rally in Berkeley turned violent on Saturday

20 Mar 2017

ASI inspires students to fight against tuition increase

Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester. “This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono Gonzalez,

07 Mar 2017

The Fake News Watch: Hyper-Partisanship (Ep. 5)

  With alternative facts and fake news on the rise, The Fake News Watch is where we check the facts, call out the bullshit, and learn to identify the difference.

04 Mar 2017

Violent clashes erupt between pro-Trump rally and counter-protesters

Violence broke out as an event promoted as a march for Trump and alt-right rally clashed against counter-protesters with fists and pepper spray in Berkeley Saturday afternoon. The March 4

23 Feb 2017

Protesters demand justice and block ATMs on campus

Video by Jason Rejali and Mason Rockfellow Correction: a previous version of this article misspelled the name of University Police Department Deputy Chief Reginald Parson as “Parsons,” and also made

22 Feb 2017

Reflecting on the impact of the ’68 strike, then and now

Interactive graphic by Nicole Ortega History is packed with stories of the oppressed, taking actions against oppressors in order to gain freedom and equality, and SF State played significant roles

16 Feb 2017

San Francisco businesses stand with “A Day Without Immigrants” strike

Businesses all over San Francisco are showing support for their immigrant workforce by closing their doors in participation of “A Day Without Immigrants.” The protest follows President Donald Trump’s pledge

02 Feb 2017

Yiannopoulos brings Berkeley to a boiling point and free speech into question

Militant protests shut down a scheduled speaking event by controversial “alt-right” speaker and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos Wednesday night at UC Berkeley. The protest resulted in an impromptu march down

21 Jan 2017

Thousands join multiple anti-Trump protests down Market Street

Thousands of protesters flooded Market Street in opposition as Trump was sworn as the 45th President of the United States Friday morning. Protests took place throughout the day, the largest

21 Jan 2017

“Resist Trump” protesters march at Justin Herman Plaza

Over 400 protesters joined the “Resist Trump” march from Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco on Friday.

09 Nov 2016

SF State students march against Trump on Market Street

[slideshow_deploy id=’74387′]   SF State students waved flags representing Mexico and LGBTQ+ and held signs with messages like “Dump Trump” as they gathered in Malcolm X Plaza on Wednesday. With plans to

17 Oct 2016

White nationalist group no-show at University rally

A news helicopter hovered over Malcolm X Plaza today as students and faculty gathered for a planned rally by a European heritage advocacy organization, but the group unexpectedly changed the

26 Apr 2016

‘Dump Trump’ rally advocates for voter registration

Almost forty students gathered in Malcolm X Plaza chanting “Dump Trump” during an anti-Trump rally Monday, April 25, holding signs with Donald Trump’s face crossed out and printed with the slogan. The

15 Apr 2016

Students rally for transparency at SF State

A group of around 25 students rallied on 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday to bring attention to the wide range of issues affecting SF State as of late. Issues surrounding

07 Apr 2016

General Union of Palestine Students storm meeting with Jerusalem mayor

[slideshow_deploy id=’71893′] “The Middle East, Israel in particular, have always been hot topics for this campus,” Assistant Director to San Francisco Hillel Rachel Nilson said before introducing Jerusalem mayor Nir

17 Mar 2016

UPDATE: Provost denies request to sign list of student demands

[slideshow_deploy id=’71176′] “Our education is our liberation!” read a vibrant yellow sign held up by students as they stormed the quad and marched directly to the front of the Administration

16 Mar 2016

News Brief: Ethnic Studies students invite provost to sign demands

Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign the list of demands presented to her by the students of the College of Ethnic Studies at a rally Wednesday. Nearly 200 students and faculty

15 Mar 2016

Revolution Club calls for April student strike against mass incarceration

Halfway through a speaking event hosted by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and the Revolution Club, main speaker D’andre Teeter proposed something radical to the attending students on Thursday. Teeter,