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Students For Quality Education to host town hall on student safety

Students For Quality Education to host town hall on student safety

Geoffrey Scott
April 16, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Students For Quality Education will host a student safety town hall at SF State as part of its “No Harm, Disarm” campaign on Tuesday April 16, to discuss student safety and get feedback on the issues that affect students most. The town hall is part of SQE’s week of action to bolster awareness of th...

Students for Quality Education members to meet with President Corrigan

Chris Ternate
April 13, 2011
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Students for Quality Education members, SF State staff and even students in passing caught the attention of Vice President for University Advancement Robert J. Nava today when a group of 60 occupied the Administration building. The protest, organized by SQE, was one of many demonstrations taking place across Cal...

Engineering students demand renovations

Frank Sumrall
December 10, 2019
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Classrooms littered with broken, outdated equipment. Part-time instructors with very little time and flexibility for office hours. Limited access to the already depleted resources available. A day in the life of an SF State engineering student is a difficult one, but the hole in the ceiling in one o...

DACA students join nationwide walkout

MJ Johnson
November 19, 2019
Filed under Campus, City

The conservative majority U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Nov.12 on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their intentions to shut it down. Undocumented students on SF State’s campus organized a walkout to retaliate.  The students joined nationwide walkouts from Los Ange...

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.)

Carly Wipf
April 2, 2019
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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.)    !function(e,t,s,i){var n="InfogramEmbeds",o=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0],d=/^http:/.test(e.location)?"...

Students and community advocate for free public college

Students and community advocate for free public college

Alexis Manzanilla
March 23, 2019
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A statewide coalition to initiate free public college has taken college campuses by storm as SF State and local grassroots organization SF Rising presented a teach-in on March 12 at J. Paul Leonard Library to educate students on the campaign. The “College for All” movement is bringing organizations thr...

What my education failed to teach me

Roxanne Hernandez
December 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Throughout my 17 consecutive years of education, I’ve gained both a passion for learning and huge distaste for the American education system. One of the many problems in this system I’ve encountered is the fact that I was lied to when it came to the reality of how America came to be. Most of...

Title IX encourages SF State students to report on-campus sexual assault

Girls walk past a campus alert system near the soccer field at SF State on Monday, August 21, 2017. (Mason Rockfellow/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ian Williams
August 23, 2017
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SF State’s on-campus crime rate has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Aug.11. The report, which includes data from 2013 to 2015, shows a general decrease in crime apart from the three exceptions responsible for the surge: a sharp increase in report...

Students and faculty use Lobby Day at Capitol to push for tuition freeze

Kelsey Matzen
April 8, 2017
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Students and faculty from all 23 California State Universities gathered in Sacramento on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers for more funding. During the annual Lobby Day event, members of the California Faculty Association and Students for Quality Education visited the Capitol to urge Gov. Jerry Brown and...

ASI partners up with SF-Marin food bank to help feed hungry students

Allyson Borunda (left), Boris Ümarik (middle) and Alyssa Llewllyn (right), inspect and sort produce for the first food pantry at SF State. Associated Students Incorporated will be distributing food for students in need at the Library Annex I Student Event Center starting Monday February 27, 2017 in San Francisco, Calif. (Alina Castillo/Xpress)

Lea Fabro
March 4, 2017
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Associated Students Incorporated and the SF-Marin food bank launched a pop-up food pantry on campus to address food insecurity among students. ASI, which is in charge of the weekly farmers market in front of the Humanities building, has always been interested in finding ways to help eradicate food inse...

Free market system devalues education

Cecilie Lyngberg
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

After having spent four months at an American university, one of the biggest differences I have noticed is how education here, contrary to Scandinavia, is something you pay for and, in that sense, a part of the free market. This affects a lot of things in and around American universities and their approach...

Students come together to raise money during SF State’s 117th anniversary

SF State Track and Field team members (left to right) Jacqueline Foley, Sophie Tait and Camille Hansen enjoy free Taqueria Girasol tacos on SF State's Founders Day, Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2016. (Gabriela Rodriguez / Xpress)

Jordan Vail
March 15, 2016
Filed under News

Heavy beats and the fragrant smell of grilled chicken wafted through Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday afternoon as students celebrated SF State’s 117th anniversary. The event was centered around SF State’s founding and its transformation into the school it is today. SF State opened its doors in March 1899 as t...

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