12 Sep 2012

SF State student Carolyn Ho breathes new life into on-campus art gallery

One SF State student is bringing a creative space to life and bridging the gap between artists and fans as they come together in their love for a common passion:

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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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21 Sep 2019

Researchers work to restore the life in the Coral Reefs

SF State researchers are working to develop the most effective procedure to grow coral in a nursery and outplant it in the ocean to ensure the survival of this declining

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18 Sep 2019

Expansion of SF State’s Basic Needs Initiative launches permanent food pantry

California State University recently expanded the Basic Needs Initiatives across all 23 campuses, allowing SF State to establish a permanent food pantry and provide students with alternative housing resources. SF

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13 Sep 2019

Student rapper balances school and music

A.P.E, also known as Ray Molano, began writing raps 15 years ago and has not looked back since. Just this past Friday, he dropped a track called “El Pensativo.”  ​Molano,

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03 Sep 2019

Mahoney: First woman president in SF State history

Lynn Mahoney was originally a U.S. historian with a Ph.D., gearing up to educate students about the record of the past. She expected to be on a traditional teaching path,

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21 May 2019

Professor calls UPD on student of color

An SF State professor called University police (UPD) on a Black student after a minor classroom disruption April 11.  Since then he has struggled to complete his coursework and contacting

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14 May 2019

Students collect signatures to keep Accessible Technology Commons open

Photo by LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress   Miwa Ikema sat outside the J. Paul Leonard Library collecting signatures to stop the May 23 removal of the Accessible Technology Commons, a

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14 May 2019

Challenges facing student parents alleviated by child care service

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the number of single mothers in postsecondary education more than doubled between 1999 and 2012— as of 2012, 11 percent of

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14 May 2019

‘Mushroom guru of the West Coast’ inspires students, imparts expertise

Mycology professor Dennis Desjardin discusses mushroom taxonomy with colleague Charly Chahwan, chief scientific officer of SyntheX Labs, in the Harry D. Thiers Herbarium in Hensill Hall on April 19, 2019.

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07 May 2019

400-page report provides look into campus life experience

Kadian McIntosh presents the process and results of the campus climate research survey on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in the library events room. (LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress)   A series

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07 May 2019

Self-care symposium highlights mental health battles of marginalized students

SF State psychology major Taeil Sung (right) speaks to the crowd as psychology major Coco Griffin (left) listens at the Active Minds 2nd annual Mental Health Symposium in Jack Adams

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03 May 2019

Graduate student pursues professional opera

Ana Miranda steps forward for applause at the end of “In Paradisum” an opera concert by SF State’s University Chorus April 25, 2019 (JAMES CHAN/Golden Gate Xpress) After the lessons

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09 Apr 2019

CCSF diversity classes cut amid money woes

Two people hold a banner during the march to Save City College in 2013. (Photo by Steve Rhodes via Flikr.)   Several classes have been cut from the City College

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09 Apr 2019

Choreography strengthens student-teacher unity

University Dance Theatre goes through a dance to warm up before its opening night on Thursday, April 4th at the Mckenna Theatre at SF State. (TRISTEN ROWEAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)

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28 Mar 2019

SF State professor and disability rights activist Anita Silvers dies

Anita Silvers, celebrated philosopher, disability activist and SF State professor of over 50 years, died March 14 of pneumonia. She was 78. Silvers was known nationally as an advocate for

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23 Mar 2019

Students and community advocate for free public college

A statewide coalition to initiate free public college has taken college campuses by storm as SF State and local grassroots organization SF Rising presented a teach-in on March 12 at

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19 Mar 2019

Students showcase one-act plays at Fringe Festival

The Fringe Festival gave SF State playwrights and actors an opportunity to showcase their skills and creative expression in a two-week production of plays. SF State school of theatre and

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19 Mar 2019

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a

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05 Mar 2019

Student Success Initiative doubles number of spots in Metro College Success Program

The Metro College Success Program is expanding the science academy from two cohorts to four due to an increase of interest in the field, according to Metro Student Services Director

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25 Feb 2019

Chinese Flagship Program at SF State Celebrates the Year of the Pig

A variety of performances, cultural workshops and traditional Chinese New Year foods filled the Student Life Event Center on Friday evening as students and faculty celebrated the Year of the

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14 Feb 2019

Students Struggle with Costs of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be one of the most memorable periods in any student’s college career. The list of different countries to choose from is extensive and the opportunity to learn

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13 Feb 2019

SF State professor and renowned poet dies at 83

Poet and former professor Kathleen Fraser died in Emeryville on Feb. 5 of natural causes, according to a statement from her publisher, Nightboat Books. Fraser taught creative writing at SF

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05 Feb 2019

Photographer turns lifelong passion into profession

As a 12-year-old boy backpacking through the Eastern Sierra, Nathan Kosta knew photography was his calling when he began capturing the vivid landscapes around him.   Now he’s a 32-year-old

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02 Feb 2019

Monday vigil atop Cesar Chavez building planned for SF State junior killed in hit-and-run

Family and friends will meet before sundown on the stairs above the Cesar Chavez Student Center Monday to remember Angelina Pinedo, a 21-year-old SF State student who was killed in a hit-and-run in Redondo Beach Jan. 26.

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27 Jan 2019

Update: Hit-and-run kills SF State student visiting home during winter break

Police in Redondo Beach have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run killing of a 21-year-old SF State student Saturday night. Angelina Pinedo, a business administration major, was in a crosswalk

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25 Dec 2018

SF State student filmmakers shoot Western

Close quarters, unpredictable weather and sandy wind was the setting in which SF State student filmmakers shot their film. “Saguaro,” is a film directed and produced by Jake Naso, Maddy

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12 Dec 2018

SF Hillel celebrates Hanukkah

About a dozen students in the Malcolm X Plaza huddled around a large menorah, designed in the likeness of the Bay Bridge, to block the chill December wind as members

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12 Dec 2018

Students balance finals and Santa Con

On Saturday afternoon, Union Square in Downtown San Francisco transformed from a popular tourist photo-op to a sea of people donning their best red and white Santa Claus suits and

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08 Dec 2018

Polyamorous lovers embrace lifestyle

When asked what matters the most in a relationship, most people respond with communication, passion, compromise, and every once in a while, someone will say jealousy, which makes one question

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26 Nov 2018

SF State popular choice among international students

San Francisco is diverse in art, religious beliefs, gender, cuisine and political beliefs. This diversity permeates throughout campus and within the programs and events offered to students, which allows them

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09 Nov 2018

Students storm administration building

A crowd of about 50 protesting students crammed into a narrow hall of the fifth floor of the administration building while stomping, singing, chanting, banging on walls and plastering a list

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07 Nov 2018

SF State Jewish community mourn mass murder victims

SF Hillel and other Jewish student organizations shared personal anecdotes on Monday, Nov. 5 during a vigil at Malcolm X Plaza held for the 11 worshippers murdered in an anti-Semitic

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07 Nov 2018

Student strike still resonates 50 years later

The 1968 student strike at SF State created the country’s first black student union and launched the College of Ethnic Studies, but its ripple effects spread far beyond the university’s

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31 Oct 2018

Undocumented students feel voiceless during elections

As a nearly lifelong member of the Bay Area, junior accounting major and undocumented SF State student Sara Diaz said her inability to vote is unfair in a proclaimed democracy.

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31 Oct 2018

SF State Jewish community in shock after Pittsburgh anti-Semitic attack

The horrific shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, Oct. 27 shocked and angered the Bay Area Jewish community, who held vigils in San Francisco and Oakland to honor the

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