19 Mar 2019

Forced meal plan draws ire, makes campus residents sick

In 2015 the University sold a monopoly on campus residents’ eating habits and nutrition to Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company with a long history of healthcode

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06 Sep 2011

CSU says potential presidents shouldn't visit new campuses, academic senate disagrees

In the midst of the search for a replacement for SF State President Robert A. Corrigan, the presidential selection process could be changing, and the SF State Academic Senate isn’t

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10 Sep 2019

Campus construction still has a way to go

Construction of new student housing that began last semester has surpassed the halfway mark, and construction of the new Liberal and Creative Arts Building that began at the same time

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19 Mar 2019

Meal plan cost raise concerns among residents

Mandatory meal plans for students who live on campus are drawing ire from residents who say the plans are overpriced and inefficient, while the dining hall food is unappealing and

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06 Mar 2019

Campus and neighborhood need better alert systems

After a domestic altercation turned shooting on the evening of Monday, Feb. 25, SF State students remain shaken. The trauma and concern of this event is apparent throughout the student

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06 Mar 2019

Downed police phone services spark concerns, prompts campuswide email

Chief of Police Jason Wu sent an campuswide email alert Wednesday afternoon at 12:50 p.m., notifying students the University Police Department Dispatch Center phone services have been restored. In the

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05 Mar 2019

City plans to create support center for residents living out of vehicles

Thirty four-year-old Mohamad Alajtal starts his day by working and taking classes for his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at SF State. After completing his undergraduate studies in Libya, he

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19 Feb 2019

Presidents Day puts groceries on hold

Students who use the the Gator Groceries program were unable to use the service Monday because SF-Marin Food Bank, the company that stocks the pantry, was closed in observance of

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18 Dec 2018

Master Plan aims to shed commuter campus label

University Enterprises presented a draft proposal at the Dec. 3 Public Forum on the Campus Master Plan meeting that sketched out development and land management at SF State through 2035

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02 Oct 2018

Campus power outages cause chaos for businesses

SF State’s commercial eateries took a hit when power outages occurred during back-to-back weekends last month. Although seemingly insignificant to many on campus, the blackouts on Sept. 8 from noon-2:30

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03 Sep 2018

Campus pathway converted into reserved VP parking spot

A high level SF State administrator can now park on a campus pathway that is off limits to all other cars thanks to a new parking spot created solely for

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22 Nov 2017

Price to live on campus set to rise, again

Everyone living on campus including staff, faculty and students will receive a 5 percent rent increase with the signing of their next rental contract. It’s the first chunk of a

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09 Mar 2017

University takes steps to discontinue campuswide impaction

SF State held its third and final required public hearing at the University library to discuss proposed admission changes and the discontinuation of the current campuswide impaction status for the

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08 Feb 2017

SF makes city college free for residents

San Francisco will be the first U.S. city to provide free community college to its residents next fall. Mayor Ed Lee’s announcement came after months of uncertainty about the passed

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04 Nov 2015

Bike thefts around campus anger cycling students

Nolen Brown, a senior majoring in science and geology, said he received a text message from a friend warning him that the Bike Barn on campus had been broken into

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30 Oct 2015

Two-party system scrutinized in on-campus debate

The Political Science Student Association questioned the two-party system during a debate at SF State Oct. 29. Christopher Larson, an urban studies and political science double major, and Michael Lin,

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26 Jul 2015

SF State rallies around greener campuses during state-wide conference

[slideshow_deploy id=’66862′] The largest-ever California Higher Education Sustainability Conference emphasized the urgent need for sustainability on college campuses July 20-24 at SF State. This year was the first time SF

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03 Feb 2015

Community residents voice support on Hunters Point expansion

Bayview residents voiced their support for the possible SF State Hunters Point campus expansion Jan. 31 at the Bayview YMCA Community Room. SF State hosted an open forum for members of the

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15 Nov 2014

Parkmerced residents gather to discuss housing relocation

Hundreds of residents living in Parkmerced will be relocated as part of a redevelopment project to add almost 6,000 new housing units to the neighborhood starting next year. The project,

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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, freshman check out a display showing various condom styles and shapes at the Residential Life Sexpo, an event held by dorm the RAs to help educate incoming students on issues relating to sexuality.
29 Sep 2014

Campus community shares intimate details at first ever residential life Sexpo

Campus residents came for the dildos and stayed for the sexually explicit stories by their resident assistants (RAs) at Sexpo, a sexuality lifestyle event organized by Residential Life on Thursday

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SF State plans to extend to more than 60,000 square feet of open space at Hunter's Point Shipyard as part of a redevelopment project. Photo taken Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Eric Gorman / Xpress.
16 Sep 2014

Hunters Point development project possible site for campus extension

President Leslie E. Wong announced last week that SF State plans to be the first university to stake claim to more than 60,000 square feet of open space at a

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01 Sep 2014

Commute to campus comes at a higher cost for students after Muni and parking price increases

The commute to SF State became more expensive today, with the price for a single ride on Muni increasing to $2.25. The surge in cost follows the introduction of a

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01 Feb 2014

Black Panther Party and Haight-Ashbury photo collections show 1960s civil rights movement at campus art gallery

[set_id=72157640398735734] The Cesar Chavez Student Center’s Art Gallery’s latest exhibit shows how peace, love and some revolutionary vibes shaped the 1960s civil rights movement in the Bay Area and at

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29 Oct 2013

Missing Towers and UPN master key places hundreds of residents at risk

[set_id=72157637109792654] A master key that opens doors to every apartment and dorm room in University Park North (UPN) and the Towers at Centennial Square is missing after a theft, SF

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19 Sep 2013

Pentagon Papers’ Daniel Ellsberg speaks on campus

It was standing room only Tuesday in Humanities 587 as SF State’s history department celebrated Constitution Day by hosting a panel about government surveillance and citizens’ constitutional rights featuring Daniel Ellsberg, the

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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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27 Feb 2013

SFSU Confessions marks new outlet for campus gossip

Editor’s note: Due to the possible punitive action SF State could take against the administrator of the “SFSU Confessions” page were his/her identity revealed, we have decided to keep the

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25 Sep 2012

SF State community pushes for on-campus polling location

For freshman Jasmine Ponce de Leon, this presidential election is a big deal. Not only will it be her first time voting, but her father’s as well. Ponce de Leon,

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19 Sep 2012

PHOTOS: SF State student residents express creativity through window art

Just days after writing the famous “Mean Girls” catch-phrase “You go Glen Coco” with sticky notes on their dorm room window, three SF State roommates were shocked to find out

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28 Mar 2012

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

Yet again, the Board of Trustees has authorized more executive pay increases in the same year as they approved a tuition increase. Last Wednesday, while students and faculty at SF State

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28 Mar 2012

CSU officials, Reed should be ashamed for shunning students while paying presidents more

Once upon a time, public education catered to the public. Thanks to the continued efforts of Chancellor Charles Reed, that legacy is slowly being dismantled. While many students reveled in

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22 Feb 2012

CSU to limit salary increases for new university presidents

The California State University Board of Trustees officially adopted a policy that will place a limit on the compensation that newly-hired campus presidents can receive. Under the new policy, CSU

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04 Oct 2011

Campus crime update: a Monday night rager, a dorm fire and a daytime purse-snatcher

Here’s an update on campus crimes that occurred between Sept. 28th and Oct. 5th. This is not a drill Fire alarms are often pulled to avoid a looming midterm or

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23 Aug 2011

Residents frustrated with festival trash near Golden Gate Park

A blanket of plastic cups, bottles, glow sticks and other various forms of waste quickly replaced swaying bodies and ecstatic cheers on the main stage field as Arcade Fire finished

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19 Mar 2019

Public Health investigation reveals rat droppings at ‘Shitty Eats’

Students at a Residential Housing Association town hall meeting last month described an abusive manager and unsafe food conditions at the residential dining hall facility City Eats, and an Xpress

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05 Mar 2019

Town hall meeting addresses shooting

Campus residents expressed outrage at a Feb. 26 town hall meeting hosted by the Residential Hall Association a day after they said SF State administrators failed to communicate effectively with

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