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Bleak job market awaits SF State graduates

Bleak job market awaits SF State graduates

Kealan Cronin
May 15, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

With diplomas in hand and hats suspended in the air, graduates may feel overwhelmingly excited about the possibilities of life after college. But once the enthusiasm of graduation settles, the reality of a dying job market and poor economy sets in. Even for college graduates—the people most likely...

Alumni Hall of Fame at SF State honors graduates' major accomplishments

Alumni Hall of Fame at SF State honors graduates' major accomplishments

Lovelie Faustino
March 19, 2013
Filed under Life

Hundreds of alumni and guests, including SF State State graduate and senior editor for Rolling Stone, Ben Fong-Torres, gathered in their swankiest attire to watch the newest alumni get inducted into the coveted SF State Hall of Fame, March 15. The SF State Alumni Association created the Alumni H...

London Breed discusses homeless seniors at SF State

Carly Wipf
September 30, 2019
Filed under Campus, City, Latest, News

While accepting the 2019 Distinguished Long Term Care Advocate Award for her work with aging communities, Mayor London Breed opened the ongoing discussion about homelessness among the city’s aging population to a public forum during her visit at SF State.  SF State community members, medical experts ...

Commencement at SF State: Why is there no winter graduation?

Commencement at SF State: Why is there no winter graduation?

Marissa Perry
December 18, 2018
Filed under Featured, Opinion

With the end of the fall semester fast approaching, seniors at SF State have one thing on their mind: graduation; although, SF State’s commencement ceremony is set for May 28, 2019, five months past the end of 2018’s fall semester. With more than 30,000 students set to attend in May, it is rather confusing why SF State does not ha...

SF State SACNAS Organization Promotes Balanced Lifestyle Post-Graduation

SF State SACNAS Organization Promotes Balanced Lifestyle Post-Graduation

Jailene Escutia
November 11, 2018
Filed under Latest, Life

The Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) organization will be hosting a panel on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Hensill Hall titled “STEM-allies: Planning for Families in STEM” starting at 6 p.m. Juggling a successful career post-graduation, while attempting to obtain a...

SF State alumnae nominated for 2018 National Book Award

SF State alumnae nominated for 2018 National Book Award

Sylvester Enriquez
October 4, 2018
Filed under Latest, Life

SF State alumnae, poet Rae Armantrout and writer Rebecca Solnit, are among six Bay Area authors nominated for the 2018 National Book Award, according to KQED. The National Book Foundation released its longlist of nominees last month, which included four other Californian authors with Bay Area connections. T...

SF State professor’s permanent art installation debuts in Chinatown

SF State professor’s permanent art installation debuts in Chinatown

Jailene Escutia
September 26, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, News

A vision that began over eight years ago by the Broadway Chinatown Streetscape Improvement to enhance pedestrian conditions along Broadway near Columbus Avenue has recently revealed a series of vibrant benches designed by SF State Fine Arts Professor Michael Arcega. As part of a community beautifi...

SF State soccer player creates short film

SF State soccer player creates short film

Janel Jackson-Oliver
October 24, 2017
Filed under Life

Beles, the prickly fruit and summer favorite in the horn of the African country Eritrea, can withstand droughts and blossom in various types of land structures, mimicking the uniqueness of SF State’s cinema major, Sam Gebremiche. Gebremiche, who also plays right wing for the soccer team, went back to his homela...

San Francisco housing costs deter graduates from staying local

Madeleine Neale
May 17, 2017
Filed under Life

With the school year coming to an end, graduating students have a lot more on their plate than just finals and assignments. Housing and the rising cost of living in the Bay Area are affecting students’ decisions about staying in San Francisco. Robert J. Nava, vice president of University Adva...

Future campus life: predictions from the graduates of 2017

Future campus life: predictions from the graduates of 2017

Shahni Ben-Haim
May 17, 2017
Filed under Life

With the new Mashouf Wellness Center nearing completion and proposed construction plans ahead, future graduates reflect on their time at SF State while predicting how campus life may differ for future students. Student life is anticipated to shift if the new construction projects presented to the...

SF State alumni’s efforts lead to a Pulitzer Prize

SF State alumni’s efforts lead to a Pulitzer Prize

Kana Yasuda
April 26, 2017
Filed under Life

Several SF State alumni were part of the team that won the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize earlier this month for breaking news coverage of the Ghost Ship fire for the East Bay Times. The fire broke out in December of last year at a warehouse party hosted by the Ghost Ship Artist Collective in Oakland,...

SF State denied grant money for HSI-STEM program

Michelle Nunez
October 5, 2016
Filed under News

SF State was absent from the list of schools, published Friday, that announced awards of federal grant money given to eligible Hispanic Serving Institutions. The University applied to one of the three grant programs offered, the HSI-STEM program,  competing against 414 other institutions. Belinda I....

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