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ASI, student center merge to synchronize student life

Jordan Hunter August 28, 2013

This semester, SF State's Associated Students, Inc. and Cesar Chavez Student Center are consolidating to become a single enhanced student auxiliary.  The University’s goal to merge both auxiliaries...

Queer Resource Center hosts first inaugural Lavender Graduation

Jasmin Taylor May 24, 2013

[HTML1] Saturday May 18, 40 graduating students of SF State's queer community, along with their supporting friends and families, gathered to attend the first Lavender Graduation at SF State. In light...

PODCAST: Long-awaited Queer Resource Center excites LGBTQ community

Joe Fitzgerald January 28, 2013

Cassidy Barrington calls the Inland Empire the “bible belt” of California. Growing up there she first started to explore her sexuality and her queer identity by joining her high school’s Gay Straight...

SF State students still waiting for ASI-proposed Queer Resource Center

Kirstie Haruta September 18, 2012

Amiable chatter between friends gave way to tension when a small portion of SF State’s queer community met with two Associated Students, Inc. representatives to discuss the status of the Queer Resource...

SF State students battle for 'golden shoe' at Kick-Off 2012

Michele Bird September 14, 2012

There is only one SF State event that comes to mind involving student competitions, free food and the coveted prize everyone is vying for: the golden shoe. The first annual Kick-Off event took over SF...

"CockTales" facilitates open expression of masculinity and fatherhood

Devery Sheffer April 19, 2012

In Latin cultures, machismo is defined by pride, physical strength and power, but 22-year-old Abel Gomez Jr. takes pride in something else: his queer identity. It wasn't always this way, Gomez kept his...

Joe Pinwheel entertains the crowd at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival during Alison Krauss performance on Friday, October 5, 2018. (Kelly Schneider/Special to the Golden Gate Xpress)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival brings crowds of all ages

Alexis Manzanilla October 12, 2018

San Francisco’s largest free festival, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, brought boisterous crowds, finger picking guitar and harmonious violin solos all in one venue. The six stages extending throughout...

Conservative-leaning students express concern for lack of intellectual diversity

Conservative-leaning students express concern for lack of intellectual diversity

Nicole Ortega March 16, 2017

SF State ranks in the top 21 percent of surveyed universities in overall diversity, and top 2 percent when rated specifically for ethnic diversity, according to College Factual, but some students are feeling...

Duo mixes business with pleasure on the turntables

Chris Ternate April 5, 2011

For the most dedicated artists, the tunes and beats bouncing in their heads can never be harnessed. This love for music can often lead them to live in the studio. For CCSF students Austin Jacobsen and...

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