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Occupy SFSU discusses Day of Action plans at General Assembly

Juan De Anda
February 3, 2012
Filed under News

Occupy SFSU had its first General Assembly Meeting of the new year Feb. 2, in front of the library. The only large items the group approved were the creation of a work committee to plan SF State’s actions for participating in the March 1 Day of Action protests and to create a support group to accompany students when they are wit...

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

Krissa Stanton
December 21, 2011
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The Occupy SFSU encampment has been cleared from Malcolm X Plaza after an immediate dispersal order was given by the university early this morning. The order came from the University at 12:15 a.m. stating that the students were to leave the plaza immediately. If students did not leave they would be subject to a “Dispersal Order and Enfor...

VIDEO: Occupy SFSU camp keeps stocked pantry

VIDEO: Occupy SFSU camp keeps stocked pantry

KC Crowell
December 11, 2011
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Bags of rice, sacks of beans and cans of tomatoes. While this may sound like the contents of anyone’s pantry, these are only some of the groceries in the well-stocked kitchen tent at Occupy SFSU. Protesters have been occupying Malcolm X Plaza in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center for a little more than a week....

Occupy SFSU still undecided on camping over winter break

Occupy SFSU still undecided on camping over winter break

Krissa Stanton
December 9, 2011
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Occupy SFSUcontinues to camp out at the Malcolm X Plaza in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. They are hoping to bring awareness to the ongoing issues within the University such as budget cuts and how it has impacted them. The students pitched tents Thursday night as a response to the ongoing budget cuts and the recent 9 percent tuition increase approved...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

Hang Cheng
December 8, 2011
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After the Dec. 1 rally and march at SF State against the nine percent tuition increase and budget cut on the CSU and UC systems, the Occupy SFSU protestors set up an encampment at Malcolm X Plaza, in front of the Cesar Chavez Student center. Most of the Occupy SFSU participants are SF State students, and have been camping for a ...

Occupy SFSU: What will it accomplish?

Occupy SFSU: What will it accomplish?

Spencer Devine
December 6, 2011
Filed under Life, News

In the midst of the genesis of the Occupy SFSU encampment, Xpress reporter Spencer DeVine asks a small sample of students, what they think this gathering will accomplish. Footage by Gil Riego Jr. Interviews and produced by Spencer DeVine.

Occupy SFSU plans to camp out through end of fall semester

Occupy SFSU plans to camp out through end of fall semester

Sandra Lopez
December 2, 2011
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After successfully setting up an overnight encampment, Occupy SFSU held its first general assembly late last night at SF State. The general assembly voted through majority rule on encampment rules, which are as follows: no smoking, no littering, no use of drugs or alcohol, no violence against another p...

Occupy SFSU protesters meet with Corrigan, set up camp

Michael Huber
December 2, 2011
Filed under News

Nearly 150 SF State students attended an Occupy SF State rally yesterday in Malcolm X plaza to protest the coming 9 percent tuition fee hike. What began as a bunch of students chanting and defacing ATMs turned into a legitimate question and answer session with SF State President Robert A. Corrigan. At ...

VIDEO, PDF: Occupy SFSU's letter to President Corrigan

VIDEO, PDF: Occupy SFSU's letter to President Corrigan

Gil Riego Jr.
December 1, 2011
Filed under News

Video by Brittney Barsotti President Corrigan, On November 16, 2011, the California State University Board of Trustees voted to raise the student tuition fee by 9% starting Fall 2012. With the 12% increase passed this summer, CSU tuition has gone up 283% since 2002. The quality of our education has not ris...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Occupy SFSU begins encampment

Brittney Barsotti
December 1, 2011
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At about 3 p.m. today students filled Malcolm X Plaza for a rally against the nine percent tuition hike that was recently passed. Speakers addressed the crowd of about 150 students present when the march began to go through Cesar Chavez Student Center about 20 minutes later. The students who are part of the Occupy SFSU movement then marched into the student center...

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Sandra Lopez
October 16, 2011
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A group of students gathered on the quad this morning with the purpose of camping out over the weekend as part of the Occupy SFSU demonstrations that began yesterday. International relations student of SF State, Luke Barnesmoore, pitched a tent outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center and invited othe...

UPDATED: Faculty and staff to reoccupy Science Building in late April

Chris Sanchez and Michael Barba
March 11, 2014
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Part of the SF State Science Building will reopen this spring after the discovery of toxic chemicals prompted its closure earlier this year, according to SF State President Leslie E. Wong. "Remediation work is under way, and subject to no further discoveries of problems," said Wong. "We will restore the building ...

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