Friday, September 22, 2017

Governor Brown Expresses Support For Fair Pay Bill

California’s Governor Jerry Brown recently stated his intent to sign Senate Bill 358, a gender-based fair-pay bill. Unanimously passed on Aug. 31, Senate Bill 358 expands the criteria for what constitutes gender-based wage disparity...

Researchers Discover Fibrosis-Related Molecule

An international team of researchers from UCSD and India’s IFOM-inSTEM identified a new molecule, fibulin-5, as a factor contributing to fibrosis. The researchers made the announcement on Oct. 15 and are aiming to eventually...

Black Student Union Protests Racism on College Campuses

Members of the Black Lives Matter movement formed a single line on Library Walk at noon this Wednesday to stand in solidarity with black students across the country who face racism on their campuses. The...

City Fails to Meet Water Conservation Targets

Two-thirds of San Diego County’s water districts, including the city of San Diego, failed to achieve their conservation goals in November, according to the State Water Resources Control Board’s Jan. 5 report. The city of...

Assembly Bill May Limit Out-of-State Enrollment

California Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) and Jose Medina (D-Riverside) introduced a proposal to cap non-resident UC System enrollment at 15.5 percent on Jan. 26.  Assembly Bill 1711, if passed, would also require that 50...

Students Sell Used Items at Thrifty Tuesday

Student vendors lined Library Walk to sell used and artisan items on Tuesday as part of the A.S. Office of Environmental Justice Affairs’ quarterly Thrifty Thursday event. A.S. V.P. of Environmental Justice Affairs Moon Pankam...

Film Review: “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

The trailer for “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” gives the impression that it is a comedy about war zone journalism; it isn’t. Tina Fey portrays middle-aged news writer Kim Baker, who decides to venture outside of her...

Play Review: “Muir Musical: In the Heights”

Rating: A- Directed by: Aubrey Oxley Written by: Lin-Manuel Miranda Starring: Kevin Maneffa, Nicole McEntee, Kevin Burroughs Runs: April 2 – April 9 Location: Mandeville Auditorium Ditch your masks, cats and hairspray — “In the Heights” is a musical for...

A.S. Council Hosts Panel Discussion on Race, Privilege and Campus Climate

A.S. Council held a panel titled “A Critical Discussion on Race, Privilege and Campus Climate” this past Friday to create a space for student dialogue in response to recent campus events, including the chalking...

SFSU Agrees to Increase Funding for Ethnic Studies to End 10-Day Hunger Strike

After a 10-day hunger strike, four San Francisco State University students reached an agreement with SFSU President Leslie Wong to provide additional funding for the university’s College of Ethnic Studies on May 11. As...