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SF State's Associated Students Inc. ready to reach out to campus

April 5, 2011

A single table draped with a purple banner and lined with a few stacks of golden fliers was the only noticeable mention of the Associated Students Inc., elections this year. It was difficult to tell...

Black students mobilize to press administration

Black students at SF State organized at a Open Forum for Black Students on July 24, expressing concerns with administration and personal experiences. (Olivia Wynkoop/Golden Gate Xpress)
August 6, 2020

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story featured a quote from a source who referenced a proverb by Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, but incorrectly recounted it as an African proverb.  The quote has...

ICE walks back deportation leaving international students uncertain

Kevin Immanuel Gubbi poses in front of a San Francisco city view. Originally from India, Gubbi stayed in San Francisco to finish his master's thesis research after the school's shutdown. (Courtesy of Kevin Immanuel Gubbi)
July 16, 2020

Threats of deportation were announced by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to over 10,300 California State University (CSU) students last week, only to be rescinded within a matter of...

Associated Students elections filing period extended

Top (L-R) Science and Engineering Rep., VP Internal Affairs, Education Rep, VP External. Second row (L-R) Ethnic Studies Rep., VP Finance. Third row (L-R) Health & Social Sciences Rep., Liberal & Creative Arts Rep. Bottom row (L-R) Business Rep., VP Social Justice & Equity, President, VP Facilities & Operations. Image courtesy of Associated Students. (Izey Sarmiento / Associated Students)
April 3, 2020

As the Associated Students Board of Directors elections approach, the spread of COVID-19 puts a strain on future student government plans and events at SF State. The filing period for office elections...

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)
February 26, 2020

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...

San Francisco campuses will increase parking tax

Parking structure where San Francisco State University will raise the daily parking rate from $8 to $10 on June 1st. ( Dyanna Calvario / Golden Gate Xpress)
February 19, 2020

Associated Students have spoken in opposition to a 25% parking tax to be implemented on California university campuses later this year.  Parking at SF State has long been a gripe of the roughly 6,900...

ASI pushes for a student fee increase

November 19, 2019

Fees are an intrinsic part of any college student’s life, from the time they apply to colleges and pay application fees until they prepare to leave and pay a graduation fee. Students at SF State currently...

Self-care symposium highlights mental health battles of marginalized students

SF State third year psychology major Taeil Sung, right, speaks to the crowd as psychology student Coco Griffin, center, and a photographer listen at the Active Minds 2nd annual mental health symposium in Jack Adams Hall at SF State on Friday, May 3.
May 7, 2019

SF State psychology major Taeil Sung (right) speaks to the crowd as psychology major Coco Griffin (left) listens at the Active Minds 2nd annual Mental Health Symposium in Jack Adams Hall on Friday, May...

Students still champion climate reform despite knockdown of Green New Deal

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019. (Photo by 'Senate Democrats' via Wikimedia Commons.)
April 2, 2019

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019. (Photo by 'Senate Democrats' via Wikimedia...

University outreach expands to help students apply for CalFresh

University outreach expands to help students apply for CalFresh
April 2, 2019

SF State’s Health Promotion and Wellness department expanded its outreach program to tackle food insecurity on campus by screening students for CalFresh eligibility thanks to recent government funding...

Legal definition exclusionary Transgender; students react to Trump’s failed promise to protect individuals

Protest Trans Military Ban, White House, Washington, DC USA
December 18, 2018

On Oct. 21 the New York Times broke a story about a Department of Health and Human Services memo indicating the Trump administration was seeking to exclude transgender people in a new legal definition...

Super commuting ‘sacrifice’ takes toll on SF State students

The traffic caused by commuters starts around 4 p.m. and lasts until around 6 p.m. A large contribution is due to the influx of commuters living in the city. (Nicole Newman/Golden Gate Xpress)
November 25, 2018

On an average school day, SF State student Lianna Reich, 25, will leave her home in Healdsburg, California around 7:15 a.m. to embark on her commute. She will take a car, a train and two buses to get to...

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