14 Dec 2012

SF State leads California public university system with affordable education, efficient administration

California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise. In fact, 81

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13 Dec 2012

Gaming is good for your health

It started with “Pong.” A simple game of table tennis on a black and white TV screen. Two lines represent paddles and a square dot for the ball. Nerds rejoiced

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11 Dec 2012

"Venus On Mars" unfolds cosmic tale

With NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover constantly sending back new data about Mars, eyes are on the sky. SF State cinema professor Jan Millsapps’ gaze has been pointed toward the skies for

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11 Dec 2012

Jazz@Work fuses music with business customs

Entrepreneurs are always looking for new ways of doing business and often turn to CEOs, venture capitalists and money managers for inspiration. But SF State lecturer and jazz musician Andrew Speight

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27 Nov 2012

Philosophy professor Bas van Fraassen earns Hempel Lifetime Achievement Award

For some scholars, receiving a lifetime achievement award means the hard work is over. But not for philosophy professor Bas van Fraassen. “(I) don’t plan to take it as saying that now

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05 Nov 2012

International Education Week unearths cultural awareness

SF State will host the world’s largest International Education Week Nov. 13 through 16, according to the Office of International Programs. “We have no money, everything that we do is

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03 Nov 2012

Why we need a televised science debate

Hurricane Sandy reminds us that global warming is not a topic to be swept under the rug. However, when Shawn Otto, CEO of ScienceDebate.org asked both presidential candidates to participate

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31 Oct 2012

Prop. 32 reduces political power of unions

As the role of money in politics continues to increase, one proposition facing California voters aims to limit contributions from certain groups. Yet opponents say that special exemptions in the

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09 Oct 2012

AB 540 cultivates academic opportunities for undocumented students

With the current immigration-conscious political climate and a possible Barack Obama victory this fall, undocumented students could be looking forward to fewer roadblocks along the path to higher education. Acts

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25 Sep 2012

SF State researchers show smart growth urban planning conserves energy

There’s more to this green revolution than just reuse, reduce and recycle. The effort to conserve the planet will have to include changing the ways in which people get where

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19 Sep 2012

SF State ZomBee Watch encourages community to help track 'zombified' bees

Researchers at SF State are calling on all citizen scientists to do their part in tracking bee parasites, a possible link to the disappearance of honeybees in hives across the

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12 Sep 2012

SF State psychology professor publishes article linking hate speech to violent acts

This November, students will have to sift through speeches and public appearances from the nation’s political leaders and candidates of this election cycle to cast a meaningful vote. Here at

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05 Sep 2012

SF State to host job fair Thursday Sept. 6

“Now Hiring.” The phrase can be both a blessing and a curse. These words, especially when posted on the internet, lure many lost, confused and discouraged job seekers into possible

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05 Sep 2012

SF State to create 2.5 acre recreational green space by Spring 2013

Concrete crumbles to the ground while the sounds of steel bars being bent and ripped apart ring out like gunshots against the windows of the Humanities Building. SF State’s demolition

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