28 Mar 2011

Utilities project part of preparation for new performing arts center

Blocked paths, exposed pipes, and ditches have been inconveniencing many students who walk between the Humanities building and the Village at Centennial Square. However, all of the holes and incessant

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28 Mar 2011

Dan Savage assures 'It Gets Better'

Dyke. Homo. Faggot. The sharp stings of each single word resonate to create deep emotional scars that can dictate a lifetime. In an effort to ease the pain of homophobic

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25 Mar 2011

SF State student displays struggles of bi-cultural life

Each Women’s History Month brings to light a multitude of issues. Now, in honor of the nationally renowned period of appreciation, a one-act play in San Francisco is taking a

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24 Mar 2011

Proposed Sunset parklet has neighbors at odds

A proposed parklet on 9th Avenue near Arizmendi Bakery in the Inner Sunset has many neighbors and business owners up in arms. Arizmendi submitted their application to build a parklet,

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23 Mar 2011

CSU Board of Trustees discuss looming budget cuts

The California State University system’s Board of Trustees met yesterday to discuss the best course of action in coping with a potential $1 billion cut to its budget for the

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22 Mar 2011

The polls are open but voters slim, ASI elections lack interest

It’s election season at SF State, which means it’s time for students to execute their civic duty: Make signs, go campaigning, hit the polls and show pride in campus government.

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22 Mar 2011

SF State volleyball club to compete in championships

From the screech of sneakers on the wooden floor of the gym to the “got it!” repeatedly shouted out, SF State’s women’s club volleyball team is hard at work preparing

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22 Mar 2011

Corrigan proposes new structure for college merger

In an email to faculty and staff on March 21, President Robert A. Corrigan announced a new proposal for the reorganization of SF State’s eight colleges. The six-college structure recommended

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22 Mar 2011

VIDEO: SF State student freestyles his way to fame

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpBSJxxWUtI[/youtube] SF State student, Ethan “EMoney” Cohen is getting his chance at the big time by rapping his way to becoming a contestant on BET’s famous Freestyle Friday. “I went

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22 Mar 2011

Back to the drawing board for Corrigan

University President Robert A. Corrigan’s email to faculty March 21, which detailed his newest proposal to reduce the number of colleges from eight to six and suggested that faculty participate

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22 Mar 2011

Explorers race to promote fitness

Dressed in sturdy running shoes, jogging pants, and thick sweaters and jackets, the cold rain had no impact on determined runners as they hunted to find mystery items in a

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22 Mar 2011

Mandatory Early Start Program to begin this summer

This summer, the mathematics department at SF State will launch its pilot online course for the new Mandatory Early Start Program, requiring incoming freshmen to begin remedial courses before their

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22 Mar 2011

Protestors march for end to U.S. war and employee exploitation

Protesters took to the streets of San Francisco Saturday to oppose the act of war – those being waged around the world as well as the figurative war on workers.

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22 Mar 2011

Bands begin six-month battle for prized title

Hercules. Hector. Achilles. Odysseus. Much like the glorious heroes of mythology, champions walk among us today, fighting for dominance in their field. Weapon of choice: electric guitar. The DNA Lounge

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22 Mar 2011

Real journalists check the facts

Within minutes of Japan being hit with the largest recorded earthquake in its history as well as an ensuing tsunami on March 11, journalists were on their feet, ready to

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22 Mar 2011

Experiencing the Egyptian Revolution

Samuel Vengrinovich is originally from San Francisco and currently lives in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. He has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from SF State and a master’s degree in diplomacy

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20 Mar 2011

Protesters demonstrate support for Wikileaks soldier

For the most determined of Bradley Manning’s supporters, nothing will stop their fight to ensure his well-being. A group of demonstrators from various anti-war, peace-seeking groups gathered Sunday at Yerba

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20 Mar 2011

'Dance Anywhere' showcases performers with disabilities

A true entertainer is in no need of fancy footwork to achieve a memorable performance. On Friday afternoon, performers across the world celebrated “Dance Anywhere,” a simultaneous, unplanned public performance.

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19 Mar 2011

International relations students celebrate Diplomat Day

Consulates representing countries from all over the world gathered for the second annual Diplomat Day, an event sponsored by the International Relations Student Association, to discuss the significance of their

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18 Mar 2011

Fear of drug cartels should not stop a sunny spring break

Mexico, the haven for spring breakers everywhere, is known for its beaches, low legal drinking age and the numerous travel warnings the U.S. placed against it. It makes sense because

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17 Mar 2011

International Women's Day celebration brings discussion of oppression

“Power to the Pussy!” Seven women clad in matching pink shirts and berets chanted on stage at SF State’s Knuth Hall March 10, as they demanded a revolution in name

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17 Mar 2011

North Beach brings back vinyl to benefit homeless

The walls of North Beach’s Gallery 28 looked as if a rainbow exploded inside a Capitol Records office. Gallery 28 hosted the opening reception for an exhibit March 2 called

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16 Mar 2011

Parade launches St. Patty's party

If green is your favorite color, you love finding pots full of gold coins and you have four-leaf clovers in your yard, then you’re already prepared for the greenest holiday

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16 Mar 2011

Group serves up soup to stunt starvation

The sweet scent of carrot-ginger soup lingered to tinge the noses of those outside the 16th and Mission BART station. Pots filled with beans, vegetables and soup – all vegan

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16 Mar 2011

Japanese Student Association brings attention to disaster

The devastation of the tsunami following the magnitude 9 earthquake off the northeastern coast of Japan has left many fleeing while unaware of the next steps. While Japan faces growing

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16 Mar 2011

State Features 3/16/2011

A collection of photos that give a slice of campus life.

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16 Mar 2011

Japan needs aid now

A 9.0 magnitude earthquake, a 30-foot tall tsunami and a melting nuclear reactor are just the beginning. Whole villages have been swept away. The power is out. Roads, airports and

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16 Mar 2011

Reports of BART seat contamination may be overstating danger

Andrea Simpson, an SF State student, has made it a ritual to either change her clothes or shower immediately after the one-hour BART ride from Daly City to her Concord

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16 Mar 2011

Indigenous gathering honors women, culture

Dressed in traditional regalia, various children got a taste of their heritage Saturday when they accompanied their elders in performing intricate dances and singing as part of a daylong event

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16 Mar 2011

SF State women of color discuss pressures of beauty standards

The unique societal pressures incurred by women of color involve facing intersecting oppressions of race and gender within the stereotypes prescribed by the mass media. In honor of International Women’s

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16 Mar 2011

Cal State Monterey Otters drown Gators in four-game series at the Swamp

Clutch hitting, solid pitching and spectacular defensive plays helped the SF State women’s softball team avoid a sweep to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters at home. Seasoned senior Gators’

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16 Mar 2011

Wrestlers end season as All-Americans

Lars Jensen achieved the one goal he had in mind at the start of his 28th season as wrestling head coach: Three of his wrestlers emerged from nationals as All-Americans.

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16 Mar 2011

University response system vague in emergency

In the wake of a disaster as massive as the earthquake and tsunami that recently rocked Japan, students are now critiquing their own campus’s plans for emergency response. San Francisco

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15 Mar 2011

VIDEO: Cardboard and faces collide at 'Boxwars' in Potrero Hill's CELLspace

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYcPIcx5RSA[/youtube] The Australian phenomenon known as Boxwars had it’s first indoor event last Friday in Potrero Hill’s CELLspace.  Founder Mat Kladney called the ensuing mayhem, “Corrugated Chaos” as 40 boxwarriors

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15 Mar 2011

SF State chuckles the way to competition

SF State moved closer to victory in the National College Comedy Competition March 2, laughing off UC Santa Cruz at the Regional Rival Match. “Our goal is to win this

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13 Mar 2011

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Photos

A collection of photographs from the San Francisco’s 160th St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Even though the holiday isn’t until Thursday San Francisco started celebrating early.

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