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Water and plumbing issue at Cesar Chavez Student Center causes closures

Erin Lu
March 29, 2016
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Cesar Chavez Student Center has reported that the water plumbing was blocked and bathrooms were closed during one of the busiest times of day. The water functions next to Gold Coast Grill & Catering were out of service, earlier today. Xiomara Carranza, 19, who works at Shah's Halal Food, spoke...

University plans to shift ownership of Cesar Chavez Student Center

Chloe Johnson
May 13, 2014
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SF State plans to shift control of the Cesar Chavez Student Center from an independent organization to the university’s corporate entity UCorp starting on June 30, a move that may threaten the employment of 125 student center employees, according to a union representative. According to Donna Oliv...

Police investigate alleged viewer of child pornography in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Michael Barba
April 1, 2014
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Police have opened an investigation into an incident that occurred March 22 involving a 63-year-old man who allegedly used a computer in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to view child pornography, according to SF State’s University Police Department. An SF State related person called University...

VIDEO: The Growlers perform at The Depot in Cesar Chavez Student Center

VIDEO: The Growlers perform at The Depot in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Barbara Szabo
February 28, 2012
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More than 500 people packed The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center Friday night as sweaty bodies cornered The Growlers on a stage that barely fit their musical equipment. “Beach goth” rock band The Growlers is made up of Brooks Nielsen, Matt Taylor, Kyle Straka, Anthony Perry and Scott Montoya....

Jessie's Hot House evicted from Cesar Chavez Student Center

KC Crowell
September 5, 2011
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Students returning to campus with hopes of mac and cheese and fried chicken will have to settle for a lunch with a little less soul after the closing of Jessie's Hot House over the summer. The restaurant, formerly nestled in the southwest corner of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, had been dishing out s...

Cesar Chavez Student Center custodians concerned about auxiliary merger

Cesar Chavez Student Center custodians concerned about auxiliary merger

Guadalupe González
November 5, 2013
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The merging of the Cesar Chavez Student Center with the Associated Students, Inc. looms overhead leaving the custodians of the student center — and their benefits package — in limbo. Currently the student center employs the custodians. However, the planned merger to create an Enhanced Stu...

Remodeled Student Information Center launches soft opening at SF State's Cesar Chavez Center

Remodeled Student Information Center launches soft opening at SF State's Cesar Chavez Center

Gerardo Recinos
September 19, 2012
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The newly remodeled Student Information Center was unveiled for a soft opening Wednesday afternoon in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The former information desk has been transformed into a one-stop center for all student inquiry. The center features a new, sleeker design including television scre...

Cesar Chavez Student Center evacuated after flood

Cesar Chavez Student Center evacuated after flood

Xpress Staff
November 29, 2011
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The Cesar Chavez Student Center was evacuated this afternoon due to a flood. A pipe burst on the Plaza Level of the Student Center and the building is expected to be closed for at least an hour, according to Taylor McElroy, the building manager. McElroy said there were more damages than first anticipated. The...

EROS bonds with students on campus

Mark Sade presents a bondage 101 class for SF State students in the Cesar Chavez Center on the SF State campus Feb. 26 2020. (James Wyatt/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor
March 9, 2020
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Different colored ropes covered the conference table in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center. Student Director of Education & Referral Organization for Sexuality Joseph Sweazey, put together gift bags with condoms and brewed fresh tea as students started to trickle in the room.  EROS organized the workshop...

Black Residents United in Housing hosts its first meeting of the semester to welcome back students

SF State organization BRUH meets for the first time in Cesar Chavez Student Center. (Saylor Nedelman / Golden Gate Xpress)

Whitney Papalii, City Editor
February 26, 2020
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Laughter and music filled room T160 in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, as Black Residents United in Housing (BRUH) kicked off their first event of the semester last week to welcome back students.       The student-run organization advocates for black residents and offers a place to build stronger com...

Students write messages of support to incarcerated womxn

Eliza Flynn
November 19, 2019
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Alex Lalama spoke the words of bell hooks while standing atop a small platform in the lobby of Ceaser Chavez, as students began to stop to listen to her speak words of compassion toward incarcerated women: “The moment we choose to live we begin to move against domination, against depression. The moment ...

SF District Attorney candidates answer questions from formerly incarcerated students at SF State forum before November election

MJ Johnson
October 2, 2019
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Tears filled Elisabeth Ocampo’s eyes and her voice began to quiver, but she persisted in her question to three seasoned lawyers currently running for district attorney in San Francisco.  Ocampo, a formerly incarcerated undergraduate student at SF State, rushed to the microphone to voice her opposition ...

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