24 Oct 2012

Campus Sustainability Day displays environmentally conscious alternatives

SF State welcomed hundreds of students and faculty this afternoon to promote sustainability and environmental awareness on campus and in the community. Campus Sustainability Day booths, activities and workshops were

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04 Oct 2016

SF State ranks low in sustainability

In Sierra Magazine’s sustainable school ranking released in September, SF State fell in at nearly last place, taking the 182nd spot of the 202 schools on the list. Ranks were

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23 Feb 2016

Sustainability of new wellness center highlighted at community meeting

Capital Planning, Design and Construction met Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Jack Adams Hall with the campus community to discuss the sustainability features of the new Mashouf Wellness Center. The $85.6

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10 Nov 2015

Mashouf Wellness Center plans for spirituality and sustainability

SF State’s Associated Students, Inc. hosted a town hall meeting to present the progress of the new Mashouf Wellness Center construction to students Monday in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Mashouf Wellness Center will be a

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23 Sep 2015

New sustainability calculator encourages green dining

[slideshow_deploy id=’67844′] The Real Food Challenge partnered up with Associated Students, Inc. to introduce an assessment calculator developed by the RFC at the Vendor Sustainability Project Wednesday at a launch

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03 Mar 2015

University to host state-wide conference on sustainability

SF State has been selected to host this summer’s California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, a platform that encourages innovative solutions to sustainability issues throughout colleges across the state. The conference will

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23 Oct 2014

Campus Sustainability Festival encourages students to engage protecting the environment

SF State students and volunteers from around the Bay Area came together last week to celebrate the fourth annual Campus Sustainability Festival with environmentally friendly activities like planting fruit orchards

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Marli Diestel, an environmental studies major, expresses concerns about sustainability on a dry erase board during the Academic Senate's Strategic Plan meeting in the SF State Gymnasium Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
22 Oct 2014

University officials give campus a chance to speak up about the future of SF State

Students and faculty were given the opportunity to voice their opinion on SF State’s drafted strategic plan for the future by scribbling their ideas on whiteboards yesterday in the Gymnasium.

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22 Apr 2014

Campus-grown food turns into gourmet luncheon at Farm to Fork

Vegetables from SF State’s Sol Patch garden and farms’ within a 200-mile radius of campus, provided hundreds with a four-course, all-vegetarian lunch to enjoy Thursday, April 17. The Sustainability Office

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13 Feb 2014

Conservation efforts continue on campus, even after rains

Linda Jo Morton, gardening specialist for University Property Management, and Alex Kimble, grounds student assistant, trim damaged leaves from an agave plant in Parkmerced Monday, Feb. 11. UPM has replaced

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31 Jan 2014

Sustainable Initiatives receives a $10,000 grant for campus bike workshops

Senior environmental studies major and the Health and Social Sciences Representative for the Associated Students, Inc., Miguel Guerrero, stands in the campus Bike Barn, Tuesday Jan. 28, 2013. Photo By

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19 Oct 2013

Campus kicks off week of sustainability education events

Today kicks off SF State’s fourth annual Sustainability Fest, an event designed to draw attention to green initiatives on university campuses nationwide. The University has expanded the nationwide event Campus Sustainability Day

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15 Oct 2013

New campus electric car charging stations provide much needed energy

With the recent addition of nine free electric charging stations last July, faculty and students who drive electric or hybrid cars no longer need to be afraid their car will

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02 Oct 2013

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez to be arraigned today

Nikhom Thephakaysone will be arraigned today, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. on three felony charges including the murder of Justin Valdez; they were both SF State students. Valdez, the 20-year-old

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17 Sep 2013

SF State opens Office of Sustainability

[set_id=72157635367610247] This summer SF State advanced toward San Francisco’s goal of exporting zero waste with the addition of the Office of Sustainability. Formerly a part of the Physical Planning Department,

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20 Mar 2013

Campus movement to divert funds from fossil fuels gains steam

By Nick Ciccetti Surrounded by a city cloaked in ecological friendliness, a group of students at SF State are doing their best to force the University to align their investments

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19 Sep 2012

SF State to debut community garden during Sustainability Day Oct. 24

The lot behind Hensill Hall at SF State has been many things — a softball field, a construction site for the campus fuel cell and now the site of a

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26 Oct 2011

VIDEO: SF State celebrates Sustainable Food Day with iron chef competition

SF State, with the cooperation of its organizations and departments, began promoting environmentally friendly lifestyles through events and awareness for Sustainability Week, which began Monday. Transforming SF State into a

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Parking Day SFSU
12 Sep 2011

Students turn parking spaces into parks for PARK(ing) day

Students who drove to SF State Thursday might have noticed the campus was a few metered spaces short due to temporary gardens, beds and benches erected in their place for

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04 Sep 2012

Princeton Review awards SF State perfect green score

SF State is greening its way up the ranks, according to the Princeton Review. The standardized test preparation and college admissions consulting company rated 806 colleges based on greenness and overall

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31 Oct 2018

Students can be more environmentally conscious

A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicates that society has fewer opportunities remaining to avoid damage to the climate. The report stated that due to human

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18 Sep 2018

Eco-champions gather at Global Action Summit

World leaders, business moguls, protestors and even a Hollywood star all shared center stage during the Global Action Summit in downtown San Francisco last week. On Thursday afternoon, actor Harrison

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13 Sep 2018

The true price of a good bargain

When you find an inexpensive trendy top while working with a small shopping budget, or you’re just the kind of person who loves a good steal, it feels like you won

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16 May 2018

First in the Family

After four years of hard work and perseverance, first-generation college student Esther Landaverde will proudly take the stage at SF State’s 2018 graduation ceremony where she will receive her bachelor’s

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30 Oct 2017

Shuttle lines remain long despite MUNI line passes provided by GatorPass

Midway through this semester, students riding SF State shuttles are experiencing longer wait times on campus than in the past, even with the new Gator Pass provided earlier this semester.

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23 Sep 2017

Environmental organizations showcased at second annual Green Rush

SF State’s diverse assortment of environmental organizations were on hand at Malcolm X Plaza for the second annual Green Rush, an environmental take on the typical Greek rush. Hosted by

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30 Aug 2017

Wellness center officially opens

The long-awaited grand opening of the Mashouf Wellness Center came to fruition Tuesday, Aug. 29 with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and a series of distinguished speakers that included benefactor Manny Mashouf

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05 May 2017

8th annual Farm to Fork Lunch draws big crowd

SF State’s annual Farm to Fork Lunch drew in a crowd of nearly 300 patrons hungry to eat and learn about locally-sourced and sustainable foods last week in the quad.

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19 Apr 2016

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is

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01 Mar 2016

Tensions flare at CSU East Bay during chancellor visit

Faculty and students came toe-to-toe with Chancellor Timothy White at Cal State East Bay to express their frustration as part of a contentious listening tour forum Monday afternoon. White’s listening

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23 Feb 2016

Student protests lead to new electronic water fountains

Filtered water bottle filling stations and drinking fountains will soon replace five standard water fountains on campus. The Office of Sustainability and President Leslie E. Wong initiated this project, which was supported by

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06 Oct 2015

Frustration bubbles from major soda brand entering SF State

Members of environmental student groups at SF State said they are growing frustrated as the school moves forward with a pouring rights agreement, seeking a deal in which a major soda

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23 Sep 2015

New changes breathe life into vista room

Andrew Mason steadily diced cucumbers and red peppers, as America’s 1972 hit song “A Horse with No Name” softly filled the Vista Room kitchen. A large plastic vat of bright

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28 Jun 2015

Construction begins for new wellness center

Members of the SF State community donned purple hard hats for the Mashouf Wellness Center groundbreaking ceremony June 25. The ceremony was held at the corner of Font and Merced boulevards, where

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15 May 2015

Professor to offer class on climate justice

Ethnic studies professor Philip Klasky garnered support and input from student activists for a new class on climate justice that could be offered next semester during a meeting April 9

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28 Apr 2015

Sol Patch Garden roots itself within student community

Tiny sprouts of kale, spinach, lettuce and chard jutted up through a layer of soil on display at the reopening of SF State’s Sol Patch Garden April 23. Environmentally Concerned Organization

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