16 May 2017

SF State graduate student identified as Treasure Island homicide victim

The victim of a homicide on Treasure Island Wednesday has been identified as an SF State graduate student. He was identified by the medical examiner Friday, weeks before accepting his

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28 Apr 2015

SF State graduate students heal through art

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12 Dec 2013

SF State graduate creates San Francisco’s first comic book superhero

The Phenomenal Specter X, a creation of a SF State graduate, vigilantly watches over San Franciscans and keeps citizens safe from villains. Enrique Morales, a 2007 graduate from SF State with a

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23 Oct 2012

SF State graduate Patrick O'Sullivan revitalizes acting career

Right after graduating from the theatre arts program at SF State in 1999, Patrick Celtic O’Sullivan began his professional career immediately, when he landed a job — at the Olive Garden.

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05 Sep 2012

CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom pronounced dead after shooting involving SF State graduate

Update (8:45 p.m.): CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom died from his injuries today at 6:05 p.m. at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, according to a press release from CHP

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30 Aug 2012

SF State graduate carves up free monthly music event in the Mission

Six hip looking 20-something-year-old guys load their gear onto the stage of the empty Brick and Mortar Music Hall. Under the club’s high arching ceiling stands mid-tempo indie band NO.

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15 May 2012

Bleak job market awaits SF State graduates

With diplomas in hand and hats suspended in the air, graduates may feel overwhelmingly excited about the possibilities of life after college. But once the enthusiasm of graduation settles, the

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17 Apr 2012

SF State graduate beats the odds of foster care and helps others

Sokhom Mao grew up in the foster care system with his five siblings under the care of abusive relatives and in several group homes, after his mother passed away when

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04 Apr 2012

SF State graduate Nicole Maxali leads acting workshop "SoulWork"

Tucked away in the SoMa District lies a studio where you’re encouraged to speak in gibberish, perform wacky gestures and even project the alphabet with otherworldly intonations. In Nicole Maxali’s

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26 Aug 2015

Alleged Virginia shooter graduated from SF State

The Virginia gunman accused of killing a television reporter and cameraman live on the air Wednesday morning at 6:45 a.m. was believed to be an SF State graduate from the broadcasting

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15 May 2013

Cannes Festival showcases SF State film graduate’s work

While waiting to learn if he was accepted into the Cannes Film Festival, Joey Izzo received an unexpected email from the festival requesting more information. Having submitted his short film for

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19 Mar 2013

Alumni Hall of Fame at SF State honors graduates' major accomplishments

Hundreds of alumni and guests, including SF State State graduate and senior editor for Rolling Stone, Ben Fong-Torres, gathered in their swankiest attire to watch the newest alumni get inducted into

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07 Mar 2013

SF State film graduate achieves dream job as director for CAAMFest

Masashi Niwano knew he wanted a career in film early on when, as a young boy, he’d revel in the company of Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees and Michael Myers while his parents worked

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28 Aug 2019

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community

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28 Aug 2019

SF State born FogCam signs off

It’s 1994 in the Bay Area. Some 2,600 journalists are on strike against both the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner. The San Francisco 49ers hoist the Lombardi trophy for the

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22 May 2019

First woman president of SF State begins term this summer

Lynn Mahoney, current provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at CSU Los Angeles, will become the first woman to serve as president of SF State after President Leslie Wong

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21 May 2019

Soon-to-be alumni ponder graduate school options

With commencement coming next week, graduating SF State students are getting ready to take the next step in their lives. For many that will mean beginning their professional careers and

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15 May 2019

Professor shares his passion for baseball at SF State through unique history class

American sports has been used as a social platform for decades, but no other sport has such a rich historical background in this country than baseball. From the civil rights

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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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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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04 Mar 2019

SF State runs back with the men’s track and field team

Photo Courtesy SF State Athletics/Christine Jacobson SF State Athletics Department reintegrated the men’s track & field team to the school’s wide range of sports teams after being absent for 15

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03 Mar 2019

Men’s basketball host Cal State LA in first round of conference championship

Photo Courtesy of SF State Athletics/Brandon Davis The No. 4 SF State men’s basketball team will play host to No. 5 Cal State Los Angeles in the quarterfinals of the

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19 Feb 2019

Graduate films El Capitan ascent

Samuel Crossley is a filmmaker and photographer specializing in adventurous filmmaking. Crossley graduated from the SF State School of Cin- ema in 2016 and has since been a part of

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05 Feb 2019

Slain graduate’s family seeks closure

The killing of a successful SF State graduate remains unsolved months after his life was cut short in Chicago, leaving those closest to him with more questions than answers.  

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18 Dec 2018

Commencement at SF State: Why is there no winter graduation?

With the end of the fall semester fast approaching, seniors at SF State have one thing on their mind: graduation; although, SF State’s commencement ceremony is set for May 28,

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05 Dec 2018

Two-game road trip awaits Gators against UC San Diego and Cal State San Marcos

After their stifling defensive win against Chico State on Saturday night, the SF State men’s basketball team will face off against No. 10 UC San Diego on Thursday, Dec. 6,

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05 Dec 2018

SF State alumna thrives as artist

“Not everyone is going to love what you do, and not everyone should love what you do,” said Diane Tate DallasKidd, an SF State alumna, as she described her journey

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17 Nov 2018

Documentary recalls police brutality of 1968 SF State student strike

An SF State alumnus who wrote for the student newspaper from 1967 to 1969 provided a first hand perspective about the university’s most tumultuous times as a documentary about the

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11 Nov 2018

SF State SACNAS Organization Promotes Balanced Lifestyle Post-Graduation

The Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) organization will be hosting a panel on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Hensill Hall titled “STEM-allies: Planning for Families

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25 Oct 2018

SF State alumni inducted into hall of fame

Three SF State alumni will be inducted in the Alumni Hall of Fame next month for their works in asthma research in minority children, increasing awareness of police brutality, and

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17 Oct 2018

SF State judo looking into practice with UC Berkeley

Judo club is back and has big plans for the upcoming semester. Nick Mitchell, the judo club president, discussed the possibility of setting up an open mat practice with other colleges such as UC Berkeley. Mitchell also said that members of the club want to enter into City College of San Francisco’s annual judo tournament. Phillip Kilmer is one of those members eager to compete. A brown belt, Kilmer has never competed in judo and wants to test his skills. Another goal for the judo club is to have more team building exercises. Next weekend the club plans to go on a hike. The goal of these off campus events is to build chemistry within the club as well as exercising.

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16 Oct 2018

College Democrats hope for a secure foothold at SF State

In an alcove on the second floor of the campus library gathers a revival. A small group of students huddle around a study space eager to resuscitate political action for

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15 Oct 2018

Dramatic drop in transferring students prompts budget concerns

SF State saw a sharp decline in incoming transfer undergraduate applicants this year, raising concerns over the university’s bottom line. During an Oct. 10 budget committee meeting, Sutee Sujitparapitaya, associate

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10 Oct 2018

SF State cinema students to celebrate the worst and least successful cinema

Bad and failed movies are the focus of the 20th annual Cinema Conference at SF State on Oct. 18 to 19. Headed by the SF State Cinema Graduate Students Association,

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04 Oct 2018

SF State alumnae nominated for 2018 National Book Award

SF State alumnae, poet Rae Armantrout and writer Rebecca Solnit, are among six Bay Area authors nominated for the 2018 National Book Award, according to KQED. The National Book Foundation

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