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AB 540 cultivates academic opportunities for undocumented students

Vikram Singh October 9, 2012

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...

A picture of Cesar Chavez Student Center located at SF State’s main campus on February 26. The Dream Resource Center is one of the many clubs and organizations that can be found inside the center. (Amalia Diaz / Golden Gate Xpress)

Dream Resource Center collabs with Immigration Legal Defense to help students apply for DACA

Ari Arciaga, Staff Reporter March 2, 2021

When the Obama administration implemented the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — also known as the DACA program — in 2012, a new pathway to citizenship opened up for undocumented immigrants who...

Why the NFL and MLB anthem protests are not about the flag

Austin Widger October 2, 2017

“Get the son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired. He’s fired!” These were President Donald Trump’s words last Friday, Sept. 22 in Huntsville, Alabama, regarding what he would...

Furniture including chairs and desks in SF State's residence halls are made by California Prison Institute Authority (CALPIA) a company that provides labor for inmates at 24 California prisons Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Emma Chiang/Xpress)

Rehabilitation program leads campus debate over prison labor

Brian Grabianowski October 27, 2015

SF State has spent more than $600,000 on furniture and services from the California Prison Industry Authority in the past fiscal year from July 2014 to June 2015, according to university records. The...

Iamsu! reaches for the crowd during his concert at The Annex on Friday, April 18.

Bay Area rapper Iamsu! performance a step in shaking off ‘commuter school’ label

Madison Rutherford April 21, 2014

Many students may remember it as a makeshift library, but pulsating lights, pounding bass and a crowd of twerking college students have replaced tables, bookcases and computers in the high ceilinged, warehouse-like...

State Sen. Leland Yee speaks about Asian-American political prominence

Chris Haire February 22, 2011

The growing political prominence of Asian Americans in California and the diversity of thought within the community came to the forefront Feb. 22 when SF State Alumnus and State Sen. Leland Yee spoke...

Luis De Paz Fernandez poses in front of Dream Resource Center Zoom “background” for the Gator Talk interview on Monday, February 22, 2021. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gator Talk Episode 5

Sebastian Mino-Bucheli and Ari Arciaga March 1, 2021

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings city and statewide perspectives to SF State news. In Gator Talk’s fifth episode, host Sebastian shares the main story spot with...

Supreme Court ruling a victory for SF State Dreamers

June 23, 2020

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration cannot proceed with its plan to end the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, also known as DACA. In a 5-4 ruling with Chief...

La Corte Suprema Dictaminó una Victoria para SF State Dreamers

June 23, 2020

El jueves pasado, la Corte Suprema dictaminó que la administración de Trump no puede continuar con su plan de desmantelar la programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la infancia, también conocido...

J Vasquez smiles for a photo outside of the Project Rebound office in the Cesar Chavez building on March 9, 2020.

Ineligible voters go voiceless in 2020 primaries

Jacquelyn Moreno, Campus Editor March 10, 2020

Of San Francisco’s 503,899 registered voters, only 275,200 people voted in the March 3 primary election.  J Vasquez is a formerly incarcerated student and has been at SF State for two semesters now....

Sandra Victoria Muniz Fernandez walks past her peers on her way to receive her diploma during the 5th annual Beyond Borders graduation ceremony that recognizes undocumented students. Photo by Tristen Rowean

Graduation sparks ‘Undocujoy’

Carly Wipf May 21, 2019

Sandra Victoria Muniz Fernandez walks past her peers on her way to receive her diploma during the 5th annual Beyond Borders graduation ceremony that recognizes undocumented students on May 18, 2019. (TRISTEN...

Changing the narrative of undocumented immigrants

Changing the narrative of undocumented immigrants

Camila Ramirez Diaz March 2, 2019

The Dream Resource Center and Black Unity Center hosted an event titled “UndocuJoy: Shifting Narratives from Pain to Joy with Denea Joseph” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Three Towers Conference Center....

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