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Campus Sustainability Day displays environmentally conscious alternatives

Michele Bird October 24, 2012

SF State welcomed hundreds of students and faculty this afternoon to promote sustainability and environmental awareness on campus and in the community. Campus Sustainability Day booths, activities and...

Photo of the newly built Liberal and Creative Arts Building at SF State on Monday, February 1, 2021. This will be the first academic building to be built on campus in 25 years. (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

New eco-friendly buildings on SF State campus

Ari Arciaga, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

SF State is looking forward to giving students new opportunities and experiences with the freshly built and eco-friendly George and Judy Marcus Hall College Liberal and Creative Arts building and a new...

SF State’s Integrated Waste Management employee Eric Igtanloc moves compost

bins in front of the Administration Building on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016.

SF State ranks low in sustainability

Kevin Vega October 4, 2016

In Sierra Magazine’s sustainable school ranking released in September, SF State fell in at nearly last place, taking the 182nd spot of the 202 schools on the list. Ranks were determined by looking at...

A model of the Mashouf Welness Center, named after SF State alumnus Manny Mashouf, on display at a meeting organized by the Capital Planning, Design and Construction Group, Tuesday Feb. 23.. (Madeline Manson / Xpress)

Sustainability of new wellness center highlighted at community meeting

Madeline Manson February 23, 2016

Capital Planning, Design and Construction met Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Jack Adams Hall with the campus community to discuss the sustainability features of the new Mashouf Wellness Center. The $85.6 million...

Mashouf Wellness Center, SF State's new recreational center, is under construction Tuesday Nov. 10, 2015. Building construction is proposed to begin mid-December, according to Jordan James-Harvill the Associated Students, Inc.vice president of facilities and services. (Emma Chiang / Xpress)

Mashouf Wellness Center plans for spirituality and sustainability

Brian Grabianowski November 10, 2015

SF State's Associated Students, Inc. hosted a town hall meeting to present the progress of the new Mashouf Wellness Center construction to students Monday in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The...

Amir Sahit sorts through waste during a waste audit demonstration at the Vendors Sustainability Project Launch in SF State's Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday, Sept. 23. (James Chan / Xpress)

New sustainability calculator encourages green dining

Allison Michie September 23, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='67844'] The Real Food Challenge partnered up with Associated Students, Inc. to introduce an assessment calculator developed by the RFC at the Vendor Sustainability Project Wednesday...

(From right) Nick Kordesch, Caitlin Steele, both are the Sustainability Coordinators at SF State, and Miguel Guerrero, the student coordinator, kneels down next to the newly painted bike path sign which runs along the east side of Cox stadium Monday, March 2. (Daniel Porter / Xpress)

University to host state-wide conference on sustainability

Avery Peterson March 3, 2015

SF State has been selected to host this summer's California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, a platform that encourages innovative solutions to sustainability issues throughout colleges across...

Campus Sustainability Festival encourages students to engage protecting the environment

Timothy Smith October 23, 2014

SF State students and volunteers from around the Bay Area came together last week to celebrate the fourth annual Campus Sustainability Festival with environmentally friendly activities like planting fruit...

Marli Diestel, an environmental studies major, expresses concerns about sustainability on a dry erase board during the Academic Senate's Strategic Plan meeting in the SF State Gymnasium Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

University officials give campus a chance to speak up about the future of SF State

Dayvon Dunaway October 22, 2014

Students and faculty were given the opportunity to voice their opinion on SF State’s drafted strategic plan for the future by scribbling their ideas on whiteboards yesterday in the Gymnasium. The...

Mei Xu prepares a salad made with local farm ingredients to be served at Farm to Fork, a lunch event hosted by SF State's Sustainability Office and ECO Students.

Campus-grown food turns into gourmet luncheon at Farm to Fork

Emilia Rosales April 22, 2014

Vegetables from SF State’s Sol Patch garden and farms’ within a 200-mile radius of campus, provided hundreds with a four-course, all-vegetarian lunch to enjoy Thursday, April 17. The Sustainability...

Linda Jo Morton, gardening specialist for University Property Management, and Alex Kimble, grounds student assistant, trim damaged leaves from an agave plant in Parkmerced Monday, Feb. 11. UPM has replaced small lawns with drought-tolerant plants in an effort to reduce water use on campus. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress

Conservation efforts continue on campus, even after rains

Julia Middlemiss February 13, 2014

Linda Jo Morton, gardening specialist for University Property Management, and Alex Kimble, grounds student assistant, trim damaged leaves from an agave plant in Parkmerced Monday, Feb. 11. UPM has replaced...

Senior environmental studies major and the Health and Social Sciences Representative for the Associated Students, Inc., Miguel Guerrero, stands in the campus Bike Barn, Tuesday Jan. 28, 2013. Photo By Tony Santos / Xpress

Sustainable Initiatives receives a $10,000 grant for campus bike workshops

Bradley Focht January 31, 2014

Senior environmental studies major and the Health and Social Sciences Representative for the Associated Students, Inc., Miguel Guerrero, stands in the campus Bike Barn, Tuesday Jan. 28, 2013. Photo By...

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