21 May 2014

The campus welcomes a new interim dean of students following Greenwell’s departure

Mary Ann Begley replaced Joseph Greenwell April 30 as interim dean of students at SF State, a position she will have until a the university finds a permanent dean. As

05 Dec 2013

Thousands sail to Alcatraz to commemorate Native American activists

[set_id=72157638369936963] While most Bay Area residents are still dreaming of perfectly cooked turkeys, deliciously crafted gravies, and pumpkin pies made from decades-old family recipes, thousands of Native Americans and non-Natives

03 Dec 2013

SF State alumni: Where are they now?

Class of 2012 B.A. in humanities with a minor in Italian Williams, born and raised in San Francisco, chose to attend SF State because of its consistent celebration of diversity.

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25 Nov 2013

Taser debate sparks student protest

The escalation of the Taser debate resulted in a rally in Malcolm X Plaza Friday, where students protested against what they see as the silencing of student voice on campus.

20 Nov 2013

Rain showers hit SF State

[set_id=72157637891230496] Students lift umbrellas and duck away under building overhangs as rain showers hit SF State Tuesday and Wednesday.  

19 Nov 2013

EROS hosts 5th annual Sexuality Career Fair

[set_id=72157637861718245] Educational & Referral Organization for Sexuality (EROS), and Associated Students, Inc. hosted its fifth annual Sexuality Career Fair yesterday to give students an opportunity to learn about careers in

19 Nov 2013

SF State mourns death of long-time journalism lecturer

Raul Ramirez, an award-winning journalist and longtime SF State lecturer, died of cancer Friday at his Berkeley home. Ramirez, 67, was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in late July. Ramirez taught journalism at

19 Nov 2013

Taser dispute rouses plans for protests

A group of students against the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers hosted a meeting in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, Cesar Chavez Student Center room T143, Tuesday, to

14 Nov 2013

Students assemble to discuss Taser-use by police at SF State

[set_id=72157637685910014] [HTML1] Live streaming by Jasmin Taylor A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State

Krav Maga
12 Nov 2013

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

[HTML1] [set_id=72157637471681164] Last Thursday the Women’s Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State’s campus, combined

10 Nov 2013

Ex-con teaches prison reform class at SF State

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/121006587" params="color=ff6600&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] From cocaine trafficking to prison to teaching, Michael Santos, a newly hired criminal justice lecturer, offers SF State students an insider’s perspective on

08 Nov 2013

Edward Said mural turns 6 years old

[set_id=72157637620834436]  UPDATED: 11/12/2013 The Palestinian national anthem echoed through Jack Adams Hall last Thursday, as SF State hosted its sixth annual celebration of the campus’s mural honoring the late Edward

Bike Barn
05 Nov 2013

SF State gets new courses with environmental focus

A $38,207 grant provides Gators with the opportunity to enroll in five new environmental focused courses starting Spring 2014. The Office of Sustainability at SF State recognized the opportunity of

Gator Madness
22 Oct 2013

Gator Madness rallies fans and athletes for winter sports

  To mark the beginning of winter athletics at SF State, Gator fans and athletes gathered at The Swamp (main gymnasium) to celebrate the first Gator Madness last Friday from

22 Oct 2013

SF State has highest graduation rate of former foster youth in state

Leilani Vo grew up in foster care and wanted a different life than that of her peers who left the system. So she made a decision almost no other foster child

22 Oct 2013

SF State hosts week of free Halloween events

Oct. 25 Costume Dodgeball Tournament Friday, Oct. 25, Campus Recreation will host a costume dodgeball tournament in Gym 100 at 6 p.m. Though the entry deadline for teams has passed,

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

18 Oct 2013

SF State endures day one of BART strike

Friday, commuters across the Bay Area awoke to the painful realization that this was day one of a BART strike. Union representatives announced Thursday night their employees would walk off

15 Oct 2013

Covered California approves SF State to be health care enrollment educators

SF State’s Student Health Center announced last Thursday, Oct. 10 their approval as an health coverage enrollment entity by Covered California at the Health and Wellness Fair on campus. This would

08 Oct 2013

SF State physics professor and students win $400K grant

For the last four years, Weining Man, an SF State physics professor, along with her research team of students, dedicated nights and weekends in their lab to find new ways to

08 Oct 2013

BART strike threatens students’ Friday commute

As labor talks continue between BART management and its unions, commuters across the Bay Area look for different ways to commute — and that includes SF State students like 24-year-old Danielle

07 Oct 2013

New VP of fundraising tells how she’ll get SF State more money

Anne Harris was recently hired to fill the associate vice president of development vacancy, a position responsible for overseeing fundraising campaigns for SF State. Harris has worked in the CSU

02 Oct 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting pleads not guilty

Nikhom Thephakaysone pled not guilty to three felony counts including the alleged murder of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez today at his arraignment. He is being detained without bail. SFPD

02 Oct 2013

SF State celebrates Creative State Opening Day

Highlighted by the Alexander String Quartet and the world premiere of a composition by Pulitzer Prize-winning professor, Wayne Peterson, the University’s vibrant arts programs joined in the first ever Creative

01 Oct 2013

City proposes Muni M-line to run under Parkmerced, extend to Daly City BART

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) proposed the elimination of parking spaces along 19th Avenue to make room for a new M-Ocean View Muni line that would run underground through

01 Oct 2013

Justin Valdez remembered as environmental activist, avid swimmer

[set_id=72157636102280996] Justin Luke Valdez Sept. 4, 1993 – Sept. 23, 2013 Justin Luke Valdez, an environmental activist and passionate swimmer, died last Monday in San Francisco, Calif. Valdez, 20, was

27 Sep 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting faces murder charges

The alleged shooter of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez faces three felony charges including murder, and is being held without bail, the San Francisco District Attorney’s office announced today in a

27 Sep 2013

SF State, friends and family remember Justin Valdez at candlelight vigil

[set_id=72157635960529643] SF State students, professors, friends and family met to remember recently deceased student Justin Valdez at a candlelight vigil yesterday night atop Cesar Chavez Student Center. “He was fearless.

26 Sep 2013

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez also SF State student

SFPD announced the 30-year-old male suspect detained for charges of murder of SF State student Justin Valdez is also an SF State student, in a press conference today. Valdez, a

24 Sep 2013

9/24-10/1 SF State news briefs

Special Education credential program receives grant The U.S. Department of Education will provide SF State with a grant to aid students who want to become early childhood special educators, a

23 Sep 2013

La Raza celebrates Latino independence days

Vibrant banners and flags of Latin American countries adorned the stage in Malcolm X Plaza, Wednesday, as La Raza Student Organization celebrated its Festival de las Americas, an annual event in honor

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

17 Sep 2013

Parking structure upgrades to accept credit cards

Students still need to circle the multiple levels of the parking structure at SF State, but now no longer need to be worried about having exact change to pay. Lot

16 Sep 2013

SF State hosts national security panel

SF State will host a panel this Tuesday called “Civil Liberties and National Security in the Age of Big Data.” Three SF State professors will sit with an American Civil

16 Sep 2013

ASI hosts town hall to explain programs and funding

The Associated Students, Inc. is inviting all SF State students to participate in a town hall meeting in The Depot Wednesday, Sept. 18 at noon to learn what ASI does

10 Sep 2013

Hungry students grub at new campus eateries

[set_id=72157635466953067] For Muhammad Awadalla’s father, Nizario, opening a pizzeria at his alma mater SF State has been a dream. Almost 30 years since the first Nizario’s Pizza has opened, that