SF State in the News 2017

A selection of recent stories about the San Francisco State University community that have appeared in the media.


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August

SF State Associate Professor of Journalism Rachel Kanigel is quoted in an article about software that can keep instructors from mangling hard-to-pronounce student names. Ed Surge 8/18/17

Radio host, author and Professor of English Language and Literature Michael Krasny is slated to speak in Petaluma. Petaluma Argus Courier 8/18/17

Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi will speak during a public event in San Francisco about the history and experiences of Asian Americans in the LGBT community. The Rafu Shimpo 8/17/17

Clare Hedin, a lecturer in the College of Business, is the leader of California Calls for a Constitutional Convention, a group calling for the state’s independence. San Jose Mercury News 8/17/17

SF State research on the workout benefits of virtual reality games is featured in a news roundup. Silicon Beat 8/18/17

SF State's "Comics and Culture" class is listed as one of the most offbeat classes offered in the Bay Area this fall. SF Gate 8/18/17

The man who killed SF State alumnus Eunsoon Jun in 2002 is believed to have been a serial killer during the 1980s. San Jose Mercury News 8/18/17


Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi will serve as a judge in this year’s Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Runway. The Bay Area Reporter 8/17/17

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi is mentioned in an opinion piece about Palestinian identity and resistance. Truthout 8/17/17

Brandon Davis, associate director of athletics for communications and fan development at SF State, is the subject of a profile that traces his career from Dominican University to the SF State. Marin Independent Journal 8/16/17

SF State alumnus and superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District Vince Matthews is profiled in a story about homegrown school superintendents. KQED 8/16/17

SF State alumna Laura Millar started LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s sexual health program. HuffPost 8/17/17; Bay Area Reporter 8/17/17

SF State alumna Brenda Holloway Johnson will perform Whitney Houston songs with her band Pride & Joy in Vallejo. Vallejo Times Herald 8/17/17

Oakland playwright and SF State alumnus Marcus Gardley’s play “Black Odyssey” is being performed at the California Shakespeare Theater. Berkeleyside 8/17/17

Playwright, performer and former SF State student Taylor Mac Bowyer is the subject of a profile. San Francisco Magazine 8/17/17

Musician and SF State alumnus Will Kiel will play classical guitar during the Sonora Bach Festival. Sierra Lodestar 8/16/17

In 1967, SF State students rented out several houses in the Haight- Ashbury neighborhood just as hippies were flooding the city. SF Weekly 8/16/17


Assistant Professor of Cinema Cheryl Dunye comments in an article about a new storytelling video series. The Drum 8/16/17

Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology Marialice Kern comments on SF State conducting leading-edge research into virtual reality and fitness. Virtual Reality Reporter 8/16/17;VR Focus 8/16/17; I4U News 8/16/17;UploadVR 8/16/17 

SF State alumna Angela Greenwood is profiled in a story about her job as anchor and reporter at CBS13-Sacramento. East Bay Times 8/15/17

SF State opening its first community-themed dorm floor for African American students is mentioned in a story about a new black student orientation program at University of San Francisco. CBS SF Bay Area 8/15/17


SF State alumna Elizabeth “Lizzie” Beasley from Dublin is missing, and the East Bay community is asking the public for help. KRON4 8/15/17; Dublin Patch 8/15/17; SFist 8/15/17

Executive Director of Budget Administration & Operations Elena Stoian comments on SF State implementing cloud-based solutions to more easily manage financial data. New Kerala 8/14/17; Business Insider  8/14/17


Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson comments in an article about a bike-share program targeted at reducing carbon emissions and traffic congestion. San Francisco Examiner 8/14/17

Associate Professor of American Indian Studies Melissa Nelson has written a chapter in the new volume “Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies” and talks about eco-eroticism and indigenous oral narratives. KPFA 8/14/17

Professor of International Relations Sanjoy Banerjee comments in an article about the tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. ABC 7 News 8/11/17

A reader writes a letter about the alleged exclusion of SF Hillel from a campus civil rights information fair. J. Weekly 8/13/17 

Artist and SF State alumnus Dylan Silver will display underwater pictures of Lake Tahoe at the Carson City Community Center. Sierra Sun 8/13/17


SF State student Gabriela Sanchez has died at 23. El Tecolote 8/10/17

SF State alumna Mayara Brandao Dusheyko is quoted in a column about efforts to get more minorities in tech. San Francisco Chronicle 8/11/17

SF State alumnus Oliver Tree is profiled ahead of his performance at Outside Lands. Sfbay.ca 8/10/17

A basketball game against SF State is mentioned in an article about Ray Crawford’s selection to the Northern California Sports Association Hall of Fame. Herald and News 8/11/17

The 1968 debate at SF State over what to name the College of Ethnic Studies’ La Raza Studies (now Latina/Latino Studies) is mentioned in a column about the term “Latinx.” El Tecolote 8/10/17

SF State professor emeritus Harvey Peskin is mentioned in an article about San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin. The Jewish News of Northern California 8/10/17


Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson comments in a story about a stadium being built for the Atlanta Braves in suburban Cobb County. Deadspin 8/10/17

Associate Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk is quoted in an article about a proposal in Maryland to let noncitizens vote. The New York Times 8/10/17

SF State alumna B Vivit has been hired as an instructor at the United Bicycle Institute. Bicycle Retailer 8/10/17

Allen Ginsburg’s stint as a teacher at SF State is mentioned in an article that lists a book about the Beats as one of its weekly recommended reads. The New York Times 8/10/17

The cost of student parking at SF State is mentioned in an article about student parking at Cal State East Bay. The Pioneer 8/10/17


SF State student Brontë Sorotsky writes about the high cost of living in San Francisco. Youth Radio 8/9/17

SF State alumnus Larry Pratt has been hired to be the new vice principal at Albany High School. Albany Patch 8/9/17

Concord City Councilman and SF State alumnus Ron Leone has announced that he will run for Contra Costa County superintendent of schools in 2018. East Bay Times 8/9/17

SF State alumni and filmmakers Curtis Grout and Chris Iversen collaborated on the documentary “The Story of Diana” for ABC. The Union 8/8/17

SF State alumna Avani Patel writes about six ways funders can help support quality education for all students and improve communities in the process. Stanford Social Innovation Review 8/8/17

SF State did not make the list when the Jewish newspaper the Forward ranked the best colleges for Jewish students. J. Weekly 8/9/17

Former SF State assistant baseball coach Tyler LaTorre has been hired as assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator for NCAA Division I San Jose State. Santa Cruz Sentinel 8/8/17 


SF State alumnus Steve Voorhies comments in an article about Camp Concord’s 50th anniversary. East Bay Times 8/8/17

SF State alumnus Bruce Fessier writes about the celebration of the Summer of Love in San Francisco. The Desert Sun 8/7/17

SF State alumna Helen Jenkins is the new chief operating officer at Alkahest, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. DOTmed HealthCare Business News 8/7/17PR Newswire 8/7/17


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on a new study on happiness in an article about ways to squeeze more joy out of every day. Time 8/7/17

Associate Professor of Political Science Ronald Hayduk comments on how noncitizens used to be able to vote in U.S. elections. The Baltimore Sun 8/6/17

An economic impact report on the music festival Outside Lands conducted by Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Patrick Tierney is mentioned in an article about the festival. San Francisco Chronicle 8/5/17

SF State alumnus Michael Corrigan writes about actor and playwright Sam Shepard, who recently died at 73. Idaho State Journal 8/4/17

Former drug dealer Malik Wade speaking at SF State is mentioned in an article about his new book in which he details his journey from FBI fugitive to community leader. Atlanta Black Star 8/7/17

A strike at SF State is mentioned in a new book about the history of the Mission district. Mission Local 8/7/17

SF State and other California state universities are adding dorm rooms as a strategy for raising graduation rates. Los Angeles Daily News 8/6/17

Former SF State soccer head coach Matt Barnes’ current team Midland-Odessa FC holds a unique place in the United States soccer landscape. Odessa American 8/4/17

SF State officials have concluded that SF Hillel was improperly excluded from a campus civil rights information fair early this year. J. Weekly 8/4/17

Former SF State wrestling coach Sal Garcia was fired as head coach at Calvary Chapel. The Orange County Register 8/4/17


SF State Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson is quoted in an article about the design and placement of freeways in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 8/4/17

Professor of Management John Sullivan is quoted in an article that says co-workers often emphasize interpersonal behaviors like helpfulness when providing references for colleagues. Society for Human Resource Management 8/4/17

Professor of Physics Zhigang Chen is quoted in an article about research into marine bacteria, lasers and light. Physics 8/4/17

Professor of Urban Studies Jasper Rubin is quoted in an article about plans for a waterfront facility for Anchor Brewing. San Francisco Chronicle 8/3/17

An article profiles Michael Santos, who earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree while in prison then went on to teach criminal justice courses at SF State. Orange County Register 8/3/17


SF State Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson has filed a lawsuit opposing a housing development at the corner of Van Ness and Oak. SF Weekly 8/2/17

SF State alumnus David Peterson has been awarded the lead role in “Hair,” which will run at San Francisco’s Great Star Theater. The Garrett County Republican 8/3/17

SF State alumna Stephanie Flores is interviewed in an article about undocumented immigrants with criminal records. Capital & Main 8/3/17

Two San Francisco Unified School District officials write about the district’s ethnic studies course, which teachers originally designed in collaboration with SF State. Education Week 8/3/17


Latina/Latino Studies Lecturer Nestor Castillo writes about Central American migrants. El Tecolote 8/2/17 

SF State alumna Elizabeth Carlen comments in an article about a subspecies of elephant shrew recently being elevated to full species status. Phys.org 8/2/17; MTNV 8/2/17

An SF State study on temperatures inside vehicles is cited in an article about a couple arrested for leaving their child in a hot car. WALB News 8/2/17; WCTV 8/2/17; WFXL 8/2/17; The Valdosta Daily Times 8/2/17; WTXL 8/2/17 

Basketball player Jenna Bandy got injured in a game against SF State but bounced back and is now a head coach. The Acorn 8/2/17 

An SF State study on the temperatures inside automobiles is cited in an article about the danger of leaving children and pets in hot cars. The Daily Record 8/2/17

A strike at SF State organized by the Third World Liberation Front is listed in an article about acts of resistance that aren’t often taught in school. YES! Magazine 8/1/17 


Professor of Theatre Arts Larry Eilenberg comments in an article about actor and playwright Sam Shepard, who recently died at 73. SFGate 7/31/17

SF State alumnus and former police officer Matthew Ornellas is suing the city of Piedmont saying he was harassed and wrongfully fired. East Bay Times 8/1/17

SF State alumna and writer Deb Cotton, who was wounded in a shooting in New Orleans in 2013, recently died and is profiled in a story. New Orleans Magazine 8/1/17

Allen Ginsberg teaching at SF State is mentioned in a review of a new book based on the lectures he taught on the Beat Generation between 1977 and 1994. The New York Times 8/1/17

IT workers at SF State are mentioned in an article about the tech industry’s view on immigration. National Review 8/1/17

A hacker claims the confidential information of SF State students may have been breached in 2014 through an internet security flaw. ETHNews 7/31/17

An SF State report examining the environmental equity of cap and trade is mentioned in an article about pollution issues in California. Huffington Post 7/31/17


An article about seniors still going strong mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. Daily Herald 7/30/17

Professor Emeritus Raymond Pestrong talked about the life of ants. KQED 7/29/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna Beth Ossino comments in an article about an insurance company taking over a futuristic building on the Stockton waterfront. Central Valley Business Times 7/30/17

An SF State graduate student worked as a babysitter for a child care company that’s being investigated for not paying its sitters. KFJX 7/30/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State report examining the environmental equity of cap and trade is mentioned in an article about pollution issues in California. Berkeley Patch 7/31/17

A hacker claims the confidential information of SF State students in 2014 may have been breached through an internet security flaw. San Francisco Examiner  7/31/17; KNTV 7/31/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State study on temperatures inside vehicles is cited in an article about the dangers of leaving children alone in cars. Longview News-Journal 7/31/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about California state universities adding dorm rooms as a strategy for raising graduation rates. EdSource 7/30/17


July

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Catriona Rueda Esquibel co-wrote a book called “Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing.” AlterNet 7/28/17

SF State alumna Nashelly Chavez mentions the SF State Police Department in a story about police at the California State Fair. Sacramento Bee 7/27/17

SF State alumnus Kerry Loewen has been chosen as the new dean of the arts and humanities at Santa Rosa Junior College. Press Democrat 7/27/17; North Bay Business Journal 7/27/17

SF State alumnus Josh Gannis is the new executive director of the Eastside Heritage Center in Bellevue, Washington. Bellevue Reporter 7/27/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about the rise of anti-Semitism on college campuses.  American Thinker 7/28/17

The Summer Equity Summit was held at SF State. KCBS 7/27/17 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on a recent study on how certain purchases that save time can lead to increased happiness. Financial Review 7/27/17

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson comments on Bay Area traffic conditions. KPIX 7/27/27; KCBS 7/27/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter to make policy announcements. KCBS 7/26/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin comments on President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. UPI 7/26/17; Money Magazine 7/26/17; KQED 7/26/17; KCBS 7/26/17 (clips not available online)

SF State student Julius Lau comments on climate change in a recent poll of Californians on how they hope leaders address the issue. San Jose Mercury News 7/27/17

An SF State student group joined a crowd of protesters at the Philippine Consulate in Union Square to demonstrate against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Inquirer.net 7/27/17

Former Oakland principal and SF State alumna Dhamerr Carlotta Ahmad has passed away at 77. Oakland Post 7/25/17


Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin comments on President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. Rare 7/26/17; Federal News Radio 7/26/17; The Virginian-Pilot 7/26/17; Washington Examiner 7/26/17; Entertainment Weekly 7/26/17; The New York Times 7/26/17; The Washington Post 7/26/17; The Mercury News 7/26/17; Refinery29 7/26/17; Radio New Zealand 7/26/17; RTÉ 7/26/17; Norwich Bulletin 7/26/17; The Daily Beast 7/26/17; Daily Herald 7/26/17; Jezebel 7/26/17; Buzz Nigeria 7/26/17; NBC News 7/26/17; The Hill 7/26/17; Reuters 7/26/17; Metro Weekly 7/26/17; Roll Call 7/26/17; Military.com 7/26/17

The Macy’s at the Stonestown Galleria mall near SF State could be replaced by new retail stores, restaurants and a movie theater. The Mercury News 7/25/17

A psychologist at SF State was quoted in a story about how the way you spend your money directly affects your happiness. KTVU 7/25/17; KCBA 7/25/17 (clips not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments in an article about a new study on happiness. Today 7/24/17 

KACR Program Director and SF State alumna Danielle Serna comments in an article about the Alameda radio station returning to the community. East Bay Times 7/25/17

The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants has reappointed SF State alumna Lany Pfeifer to serve as a member-at-large of its advisory council. Hartford Courant 7/25/17

Actor and SF State alumna Annette Bening comments on her role in the movie “20th Century Women.” Stuff.co.nz 7/25/17

SF State alumnus, rapper and activist Boots Riley makes his directorial debut with the film “Sorry to Bother You.” San Francisco Chronicle 7/24/17

Seven years after SF State alumnus Adolfo Ignacio Celedón Bravo was killed, his fiancée still honors his memory. Berkeleyside 7/24/17

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about how people who pay someone to complete household tasks are more satisfied with life. Daily Comet 7/25/17 

An SF State study on the internal temperatures of a car is cited in an article about what to do when seeing dogs stuck in hot cars. Winston-Salem Journal 7/24/17

An SF State study finds that doing something creative during your weekends leads to renewed focus during the week. Entrepreneur 7/24/17

Children from Richmond’s Spanish-speaking community learned about DNA from SF State researchers. KCBS 7/24/17 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhad commented on tensions concerning the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. Al Jazeera 7/24/17 (clip not available online) 

Professor Emeritus Raymond Pestrong talked about the life of ants. KQED 7/24/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna and audio engineer Kelley Coyne is profiled in an article series celebrating 20 local women artists, creatives and makers. KQED 7/24/17

SF State alumna and CEO for the non-profit Self-Help for the Elderly Anni Chung talked about her organization’s work. KCBS 7/23/17 (clip not available online)

Former SF State football player Mike Hunter will be inducted into the Vintage High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Napa Valley Register 7/23/17

The K-Pop Summer Festival was recently held at SF State. KRON 7/22/17 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhad writes about Zionism and allegations of anti-Semitism at SF State. Mondoweiss 7/21/17

Associate Professor of Biology Vance Thomas Vredenburg comments on new research on threatened salamander populations. Science 7/21/17

SF State alumnus Aaron Olson is front man for the band L.A. Takedown, which just released its well-received second album. Del Mar Times 7/20/17

An SF State study on temperatures inside vehicles is cited in an article about preventing the deaths of children left in hot cars. KSST Radio 7/21/17

A 2016 SF State study on American Muslim children is mentioned in a story about how anti-Muslim sentiments threaten religious freedom. Toronto Star 7/21/17

An SF State study on rising temperatures inside of vehicles is referenced in a story about a woman facing homicide charges after her 1-year-old was found dead inside a car. The State 7/20/17


SF State Professor Emerita Lynn Fox opposes the opening of a new marijuana dispensary in San Francisco’s Sunset District. Bay Area Reporter 7/20/17

SF State Assistant Professor of Biology Robyn Crook comments on newly published research on giant squid. New York Times 7/19/17

SF State Osher Life Long Learning Institute instructor Michael Fox reviews a documentary on the unsung heroes of Hollywood’s Golden Age of cinema. J. Weekly 7/19/17

A video shared by SF State student Jashandeep Kahlon of Mexicans and Punjabis dancing together has gone viral. KTVU 7/19/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Ian Hopp is acting in numerous roles this summer in the Sacramento Area. Sacramento News and Review 7/20/17

SF State’s International Center for the Arts is mentioned in an article about places where jazz musician Jimmy Cobb performed. Branford Patch 7/20/17

SF State alumna Anni Chung was recognized for her service as the longtime director of Bay Area nonprofit Self-Help for the Elderly. KCBS 7/19/17; KPIX 7/19/17 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Political Science Ronald Hayduk comments on how noncitizens used to be able to vote in U.S. elections. Time 7/18/17

SF State alumnus Hatem Bazian, a senior lecturer in UC Berkeley’s Department of Ethnic Studies, is the focus of an article about his role in the Israel-Palestine conflict. The Jewish Voice 7/19/17 

SF State alumnus and Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club Manager Matt Nelson has been promoted to chief executive officer for the club. SCV News 7/19/17; KHTS 7/18/17

SF State alumna and porn star Nina Hartley has teamed with Pornhub to create the campaign “Nina Hartley’s Old School: A Complete Guide to Safe Sex After 65.” Vice 7/19/17

Superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District and SF State alumnus Vincent Matthews said the district recruits many new teachers from local universities, including SF State. KTVU 7/18/17; KCBA 7/18/17 (clips not available online)

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat’s visit to SF State last year is mentioned in an op-ed about understanding Israel-Palestine debates on campus. J. Weekly 7/19/17

The students suing SF State over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination are mentioned in an op-ed about the University and anti-Semitism. The Algemeiner 7/19/17

All members on the Laney College women’s track and field team have been offered full scholarships from several universities, including SF State. East Bay Times 7/19/17 

A video shared by SF State student Jashandeep Kahlon of Mexicans and Punjabis dancing together has gone viral. People 7/18/17 


An article about aging mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. Sarasota Herald-Tribune 7/18/17 

An SF State graduate student worked as a babysitter for a child care company that’s being investigated for not paying its sitters. WTVT 7/17/17 (clip not available online)

The organization Youth Speaks, founded by SF State alumnus James Kass, is still going strong after more than 20 years. KALW 7/17/17

SF State alumnus Taylor Wade was profiled in a story about his baseball career. KBOI 7/17/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State study on posture is referenced in an article about how slouching isn’t as bad as people might think. The Express Tribune 7/18/17 

The Chinese Language Bridge Competition held at SF State is mentioned in an article about how more Americans see the benefits of learning Chinese. New China 7/18/17 


Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi was profiled in a short documentary. KOFY 7/16/17 (clip not available online)

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi writes about students suing SF State over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. Mondoweiss 7/14/17

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments in an article about San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen asking for additional staff positions in various city departments. San Francisco Chronicle 7/14/17

SF State alumnus, rapper and activist Boots Riley makes his directorial debut with the film “Sorry to Bother You.” The Mercury News 7/17/17

SF State students are suing the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. The Potrero View 7/17/17

The California State University chancellor’s office has named a liaison to monitor the campus climate for Jewish students at SF State. J. Weekly 7/14/17

SF State is mentioned in the Forbes campaign #MyTopCollege, which encourages students and faculty to show their school spirit through social media. Forbes 7/14/17


SF State Professor Emeritus Lynn Fox opposes a former Oakland mayor’s plan to open a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco’s Sunset District. East Bay Times 7/14/17

Economic projections by Associate Professor of Economics Phil King were included in an article about a sand mine closing in Monterey County. Monterey County Now 7/13/17

SF State Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi is mentioned in an article about a peace rally held in Berkeley. Workers World 7/13/17

SF State alumnus Faustino Cadiz makes his directorial debut with the play “Once Upon a Mattress.” Daily Republic 7/14/17

Property in Kingston, New York, will be named after SF State alumna and avant-garde composer Pauline Oliveros. Daily Freeman News 7/13/17

Former SF State student Carlos Carvajal is profiled in a story about his dance career. KALW 7/13/17

SF State alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis is mentioned in an article about Bay Area athletes who have had a wide impact on American society. San Francisco Chronicle 7/12/17

An opinion piece explores alleged anti-Semitism at SF State. J. Weekly 7/13/17


Associate Professor of Sociology Clare Sears will take part in a panel discussion at the opening of the exhibit “Faces from the Past: Bay Area Queer Lives Before 1930” at the GLBT History Museum. SFist 7/11/17

A live 35-piece orchestra, led by the SF State Wind Ensemble, will play Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” at Burning Man. San Francisco Chronicle 7/11/17

An SF State study found that spending money on tickets to live events can bring happiness for years. WTTV 7/11/17 (clip not available online)
 
SF State student Ebony Ortega is profiled in a story about homeless Bay Area college students. KQED 7/12/17

An SF State graduate student worked as a babysitter for a child care company that’s being investigated for not paying its sitters. WTFX 7/12/17 (clip not available online)

Former SF State student Michael Gallardo is the president of the Log Cabin Republicans’ San Francisco chapter. Bay Area Reporter 7/13/17

Artist and former SF State student Emily Fromm creates graphic illustrations of San Francisco cityscapes at night, and her work is currently being exhibited at an SF gallery. SF Gate 7/12/17

Former SF State student Hatem Bazian, a senior lecturer in UC Berkeley’s Department of Ethnic Studies, founded the student group Students for Justice in Palestine. Algemeiner 7/12/17

A journalist comes to the SF State campus to test smartglasses that connect the blind to remote human guides. KQED 7/13/17

An SF State study that links people’s emotions to their posture is mentioned in a news brief.  KPLA 7/12/17 (clip not available online)

A documentary on civil rights protests at SF State is part of a March on Washington Film Festival happening this month. NBC Washington 7/12/17


Associate Professor of Sociology Clare Sears will take part in a panel discussion at the opening of the exhibit “Faces from the Past: Bay Area Queer Lives Before 1930” at the GLBT History Museum. SFist 7/11/17 

A live 35-piece orchestra, led by the SF State Wind Ensemble, will play Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” at Burning Man. San Francisco Chronicle 7/11/17

An SF State study found that spending money on tickets to live events can bring happiness for years. WTTV 7/11/17 (clip not available online)


Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch writes about the Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare. The Progressive 7/10/17 

SF State alumnus Van Tran is one of 10 finalists for the 13th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest. BKLYNER 7/11/17

SF State alumnus Casey Sparks writes an op-ed on proposed building projects in Alameda. East Bay Times. East Bay Times 7/11/17

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about using behavioral science to help sports brands connect with people. SportTechie 7/11/17

SF State’s Morrison Artists Series is mentioned in an article about the San Francisco Conservatory of Music appointing Telegraph Quartet as their next quartet-in-residence. Broadway World 7/11/17

An SF State study on posture is referenced in an article about how slouching might actually be recommended. Daily Mail 7/11/17

An SF State study found that spending money on tickets to live events can bring happiness for years. WKEF 7/11/17; WXIN 7/11/17; KDFX 7/10/17; KSTU 7/10/17; KDFX 7/10/17; KEYT 7/10/17; KFSN 7/10/17; WTVG 7/10/17 (clips not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is quoted in an article about happiness. Market Watch 7/10/17 
 
Assistant Professor of American Jewish Studies Rachel Gross comments in an article about artist Archie Rand’s work. J. Weekly 7/10/17
 
Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz talked about a recent student fashion show that included designs for people with disabilities. KNTV 7/8/17 (clip not available online)
 
Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman commented on the housing crisis in Oakland. KCBS 7/7/17 (clip not available online)
 
An SF State graduate student worked as a babysitter for a child care company that’s being investigated for not paying its sitters. KCBA 7/7/17 (clip not available online)
 
The Clear Lake State Park Interpretive Association’s Summer Speaker Series will host SF State alumnus Greg Giusti. Lake County News 7/10/17
 
SF State alumnus Frank Silva will be inducted into the Vintage High School Athletic Hall of Fame posthumously. Napa Valley Register 7/9/17 
 
SF State alumna Beate Brühl is painting the ceiling in San Francisco’s Mining Exchange Building. San Francisco Chronicle 7/8/17 
 
An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about how money can buy happiness. NBC 10 WJAR 7/10/17 
 
SF State employee and cancer survivor Angela Sposito-Bernath is suing the University over alleged discrimination. San Francisco Examiner 7/10/17 
 
An SF State study found that spending money on tickets to live events can bring happiness for years. KWGN 7/10/17; KAVU 7/10/17; KHQ 7/10/17; KTVE 7/10/17; WGHP 7/10/17; WBRE 7/10/17; WYOU 7/10/17; WAGT 7/10/17; KTVB 7/10/17; KTFT 7/10/17; WHSV 7/10/17; KOBI 7/10/17; WLEX 7/10/17; WMGT 7/10/17; KESQ 7/10/17; WXXV 7/10/17 (clips not available online)
 
The mayor of Jerusalem canceling a scheduled visit to SF State was mentioned in a talk by author Floyd Abrams. CSPAN 7/9/17 (clip not available online)

Journalist and SF State alumnus Ben Fong-Torres recalls how he spent the Summer of Love. KQED 7/7/17

SF State graduate student worked as babysitter for a childcare company that’s being investigated for not paying its sitters. KTVU 7/6/17; KXRI 7/6/17 (clips not available online)


Costume designer and SF State alumnus Mark Koss created costumes for Marvel Universe Live. Redlands Daily Facts 7/6/17

SF State alumnus and musician Justin Tamminga has developed a method of teaching children with autism how to drum. News Tribune 7/5/17

Poet and SF State alumnus Michael McClure is mentioned in an article about poets from the Beat Generation. Mankato Free Press 7/5/17

SF State alumnus John MacWillie writes an editorial on health care. ThePineTree.net 7/5/17

SF State alumnus Aaron Gildengorin is the new vice principal of Sonoma Valley High School. Sonoma Valley Sun 7/4/17

An SF State report on World War II “comfort women” is mentioned in an article after the first-ever footage of the women has emerged. Daily Mail 7/6/17

SF State students are suing the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. USA Today 7/6/17


An article about aging mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. San Angelo Standard-Times 7/5/17; The Spokesman-Review 7/4/17; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 7/3/17

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi is mentioned in an article about SF State students suing the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. The Algemeiner 7/4/17

Assistant Professor of American Jewish Studies Rachel Gross writes about the history of the Statue of Liberty. J. Weekly 7/3/17

SF State students are suing the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. The Algemeiner 7/4/17

SF State alumnus Felix Cadiz is in the cast of “Once Upon a Mattress” by Bay Area Stage. Vallejo Times-Herald 7/5/17 

Journalist and SF State alumnus Vester Flanagan, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after allegedly killing a Virginia reporter and a cameraperson, was the subject of a profile. Oprah Winfrey Network 7/3/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State study on the internal temperatures of a car is cited in an article about pet safety. Shelton Herald 7/5/17

A photo from an antiwar rally at SF State is part of an exhibition at the Berkeley Art Center. SF Gate 7/3/17


An article about aging mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. Laredo Morning Times 7/3/17

Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner comments in an article about the editor of the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper. PBS Newshour 7/1/17

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin is quoted in an article about the Pentagon’s decision to delay opening the door to transgender military recruits. Newsweek 7/1/17 

SF State students are suing the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. Truthout 7/2/17

SF State alumnus and former Bay Area TV news anchorman Van Amburg has died. SF Gate 6/30/17CBS SF Bay Area 6/30/17; KNTV 6/30/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna Ebony Ortega is interviewed about her experience being a student and homeless. KQED 6/30/17

Poet and SF State alumnus Michael McClure comments in an article about poets from the Beat Generation. The Washington Post 6/30/17

Former SF State football player Dale Eidson is profiled in an op-ed. East Bay Times 7/3/17 

SF State’s Pride contingent was mentioned in a broadcast of the parade. KOFY 7/2/17 (clip not available online)


June

SF State alumna Shereen Marisol Meraji mentions her degree in Raza studies in an article about how the "Code Switch" podcast was born. WBUR 6/29/17

SF State alumna Mary Streshly has been named superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District. The Mercury News 6/29/17

An SF State study that suggests that most park patrons are visiting a particular park for the first time is cited in an article about overcrowded Bay Area parks. Bay Nature July-September 2017

An article outlines events that led to a lawsuit against SF State over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. Inside Higher Ed 6/29/17

A group of Pacific Islanders from SF State attended an opera performance in San Francisco to support the cast's four Pacific Islanders. San Francisco Chronicle 6/29/17

A regional bike share system that launched in San Francisco Wednesday could eventually reach the western part of the city, with stations planned near SF State. KQED 6/28/17

A gallery that is showing poster art is located in a building on Haight Street that originally housed SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 6/27/17

A podcast entrepreneur mentions a co-byline he received in SF State's student newspaper when he was in high school. San Francisco Chronicle 6/27/17


An SF State student is competing in the Miss California pageant as Miss Napa County. Vida en el valle 6/27/17

Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri writes about the recent power shake-up in Saudi Arabia. Tehran Times 6/28/17

Assistant Professor of American Jewish Studies Rachel Gross spoke at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco about the role of nostalgia in the popularity of Ashkenazi Jewish food. The Jewish News of Northern California 6/27/17

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Vice President Samantha Harris writes an op-ed about a lawsuit brought by SF State students against the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. Reason 6/27/17

Cal State Fullerton President Mildred Garcia mentions SF State’s role in the founding of Project Rebound in an op-ed about the program. The Orange County Register 6/27/17


Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross gave a sold out lecture at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. J. Weekly 6/27/17

Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch writes about the Republican proposal to cap Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Health Care Act. The Progressive 6/27/17

An article about aging mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. The Gilmer Mirror 6/26/17

SF State employee and cancer survivor Angela Sposito-Bernath sues the University over alleged discrimination. NY Daily News 6/26/17The Mercury News 6/26/17

The Eureka Theater Company, founded by SF State alumnus Chris Silva, will cease operations in July. American Theatre 6/27/17

SF State alumna, arts advocate and business pioneer Pat Theophilos has died. East Bay Times 6/27/17

SF State students sue the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. PJ Media 6/26/17

SF State research shows that antibacterial soap doesn’t actually kills germs and in some cases can even be harmful. WXIN 6/26/17 (clip not available online)


SF State alumna Norma Hill, a longtime volleyball and softball coach at Napa’s Vintage High School, has been selected to the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Napa Valley Register 6/25/17

SF State’s role as the first university with a black studies department is mentioned in an article about being black in California. Blavity 6/26/17

An article about aging mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. Kaiser Health News 6/26/17

An article about student loan refinancing is accompanied by a photo of a student walking on SF State’s campus. Reuters 6/26/17

SF State’s Pride contingent is mentioned in a live broadcast of Sunday’s parade. KOFY 6/26/17 (clip not available online)

An article outlines the recent conflict between Jewish and Palestine students at SF State. San Diego Jewish World 6/25/17

Last year’s visit to SF State of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is mentioned in a Senate hearing on free speech on college campuses. CSPAN 6/24/17 (clip not available online)


SF State student Michael Mendoza spoke about how art helped while he was in prison. The Mercury News 6/23/17

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Catriona Rueda Esquibel is scheduled to speak in San Antonio about a cookbook she co-authored. San Antonio Current 6/23/17

An article about aging mentions research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Barber that found older people often blame memory lapses on “senior moments” because of a cultural stereotype connecting age and memory. USA Today 6/22/17

An op-ed writer who lives near SF State’s main campus calls for Jewish support for Arab students. The Jewish News of Northern California 6/23/17

An article about student housing in San Francisco mentions SF State’s efforts to add more available apartments. San Francisco Business Times 6/22/17

An exhibition on a 1977 occupation of San Francisco’s Federal Building by disability advocates is being presented by the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at the San Francisco Main Public Library. San Francisco Chronicle 6/21/17


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel and policy analyst Sean McElwee’s report on data from American National Election Studies is mentioned in an opinion piece about the changing focuses of the Democratic and Republican parties. The New York Times 6/22/17

SF State Lecturer in Criminal Justice Jim Dudley is interviewed about the possible closure of the Golden Gate Bridge during the San Francisco Marathon. NBC Bay Area 6/22/17

SF State student Michael Acumey is quoted in a story remembering the creator of the rainbow flag, Glibert Baker. San Francisco Examiner 6/22/17

SF State students sue the University over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. KPIX 6/19/17 (clip not available online); KCBS 6/19/17 (clip not available online); Haaretz 6/21/17Courthouse News Service 6/20/17J. Weekly 6/20/17Diverse: Issues In Higher Education 6/20/17The Forward 6/20/17; KQED 6/20/17 (clip not available online); KPIX 6/20/17 (clip not available online); KTVU 6/20/17 (clip not available online); ABC 7 News 6/20/17 (clip not available online); KNTV 6/20/17 (clip not available online); KRON 6/20/17 (clip not available online); KNX 6/20/17 (clip not available online); KCBA (clip not available online); Los Angeles Times 6/21/17New Jersey Jewish Standard 6/21/17

SF State alumnus Carmen Morrison, known by drag name Alex U. Inn, answers questions about his journey to becoming a community grand marshal in this year’s Pride celebrations. San Francisco Examiner 6/21/17

SF State alumnus and pianist Larry Vukovich tells how he discovered his passion for jazz music in a profile piece. Napa Valley Register 6/21/17

According to a federal lawsuit filed earlier this week, the Koret Foundation held back a $1.7 million grant to SF State last year in response to the 2016 incident in which protesters prevented Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat from giving a scheduled talk at school. J. Weekly 6/21/17.


SF State Lecturer in Political Science Joshua Green writes an op-ed about what the First Amendment means to millennials. The Mercury News 6/21/17

SF State student Michael Acumey comments in an article about the creator of the rainbow flag. San Francisco Examiner 6/21/17

SF State alumnus Alex U. Inn is a community grand marshal in this year’s San Francisco Pride celebrations. San Francisco Examiner 6/21/17

SF State students sue university over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. Haaretz 6/21/17Courthouse News Service 6/20/17J. Weekly 6/20/17Diverse: Issues In Higher Education 6/20/17The Forward 6/20/17; KQED 6/20/17 (clip not available online)

SF State students suing the university over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination is mentioned in an op-ed about the atmosphere on college campuses in the US. The Algemeiner 6/21/17


Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi writes about the long history of Palestinian-Puerto Rican solidarity. Mondoweiss 6/19/17 

SF State alumnus Alvin Yu is ordained as priest of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Catholic San Francisco 6/20/17

SF State students sue university over alleged anti-Semitism and discrimination. Fox News 6/20/17; San Francisco Examiner 6/20/17; Jewish News Service 6/20/17; The Washington Free Beacon 6/20/17; The New York Jewish Week 6/20/17; World Israel News 6/20/17; Breitbart 6/20/17; Inside Higher Ed 6/20/17; The Jerusalem Post 6/20/17; San Diego Jewish World 6/19/17; Los Angeles Times 6/19/20; SF Gate 6/19/17; J. Weekly 6/19/17; The Mercury News 6/19/17; The Algemeiner 6/19/17; KPIX 6/19/17; KCBS 6/19/17; KTVU 6/20/17; KGO 6/20/17; KNTV 6/20/17; KRON 6/20/17; KNX 6/20/17; KCBA 6/20/17 (clips not available online)

Kristina Danella is the new women’s basketball head coach at SF State. Times Herald-Record 6/19/17

Yoga instructor Bobbe Norrise, who taught yoga at SF State for more than 20 years, has died. East Bay Times 6/19/17


Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi writes about the long history of Palestinian-Puerto Rican solidarity. Mondoweiss 6/19/17

Assistant Professor of Sociology Marla Andrea Ramirez is interviewed for a story about mass deportations of Mexican immigrants in the 1930s. The Sacramento Bee 6/18/17

SF State students visit a family who farms in their backyard in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 6/18/17 

SF State alumnus John MacWillie writes about the American health care system. The Pine Tree 6/18/17

SF State alumnus Michael Corrigan writes about the One Love Manchester benefit concert. Idaho State Journal 6/16/17

An early childhood education program at SF State is mentioned in an article about families struggling to find day care. San Francisco Chronicle 6/19/17

SF State research on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story on money lessons dads can teach their kids. CNBC 6/18/17

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about ideas for Father’s Day gifts. Mic 6/16/17


SF State alumna Terri Givens shares her experience as a first generation college student. Inside Higher Ed 6/16/17

The Palestinian Cultural Mural, located in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, is mentioned in an op-ed about Palestinian representation in the annual New York City Puerto Rican Day Parade. Mondoweiss 6/15/17


Professor of Management John Sullivan is quoted in an article about an app used for interviewing job candidates via text messaging. Quartz 6/13/17

Professor of Geography & Environment Ellen Hines has signed a petition asking the Okinawa Prefectural Government to make dugongs — a manatee-like mammal — the prefecture’s official animal. Ryukyu Shimpo 6/7/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Danny Glover is scheduled to officially kick off the San Francisco Black Film Festival. San Francisco Chronicle 6/13/17

An SF State alumnus is interviewed about his Colorado fine art reproduction business. The Denver Post 6/13/17

SF State alumnus Joshua Wolfson has been named managing editor at the Casper Star-Tribune. Casper Star-Tribune 6/12/17

An article about international students who are still drawn to the Bay Area despite Donald Trump’s policies mentions that SF State has seen a drop in international applications. The Mercury News 6/14/17

An article about what New York was like during the Summer of Love mentions SF State’s role in attracting young people to San Francisco in 1967. 6sqft 6/14/17

An SF State study is mentioned in a story about the dangers of leaving pets in vehicles in high temperatures. Syracuse.com 6/13/17


SF State Professor of Management Mitchell Marks is quoted in a story about the investigation of ride-sharing company Uber. KTVU 6/12/17; KCRA-SAC 6/12 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna Alexandra Lawrence gave Prince Charles and his wife Camilla a tour around Florence, Italy. Sonoma Index Tribune 6/12/17

SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center is mentioned in a National Geographic story about efforts to combat rising sea levels in the San Francisco Bay. National Geographic 6/13/17

“Abina and the Important Men,” a film produced by SF State’s Documentary Film Institute and based on a graphic novel written by Department of History Chair Trevor Getz, will be featured at the 19th San Francisco Black Film Festival. Beyond Chron 6/13/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about the Gamma Zeta Boule Foundation’s mentorship program for high school males planning on pursuing a college education. Pasadena News Now 6/13/17

An SF State study is mentioned in a story about the dangers of leaving pets in vehicles in high temperatures. Winston-Salem Journal 6/8/17; WTTV 6/13/17 (clip not available online)


An article cites a study by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper that found that slouching could produce feelings of depression. The Guardian 6/12/17

A book reviewer writes about Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Carolina De Robertis’ collection of letters written by writers and political thinkers in response to Donald Trump’s election win. KMUW 6/12/17

Professor of Management Sally Baack was quoted in a story about whether Travis Kalanick will remain CEO of Uber. KCBS 6/11/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride mentions his SF State screenwriting course in writing about how soldiers with PTSD are depicted in several films. Bright Lights Film Journal 6/11/17

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin is quoted in an article about a deadline facing the Pentagon to open the door to transgender military recruits. The San Diego Union-Tribune 6/10/17

Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is quoted in an article about what makes rich people happy. Town and Country Philippines 6/6/17

SF State alumna Mimi Lok is profiled for her work leading Voice of Witness, which collects unheard stories through oral histories. NBC News 6/12/17

SF State alumna Deborah Cotton, who was injured in a 2013 Mother’s Day shooting in New Orleans, has died at 52. The Times-Picayune 6/10/17

Mystery writer Cara Black, who earned her teaching credential at SF State, is promoting her latest book set in Paris. East Bay Times 6/9/17

Theater director Barbara Damashek, who has taught acting classes at SF State, and actor Juliana Lustenader and composer Casey Robbins — both SF State alums — are quoted in an article about a play Damashek is directing in Berkeley. San Francisco Chronicle 6/7/17

A nonprofit’s effort to keep at-risk freshmen enrolled at SF State is mentioned in an article about the possibilities of behavioral science. Fast Company 6/9/17

This op-ed discusses allegations of anti-Semitism on the SF State campus. The Jewish News of Northern California 6/9/17


SF State student Robert Bradley is mentioned in an article about edibles dominating the marijuana market. The News Tribune 6/8/17; Chicago Tribune 6/9/17

The University of Houston-Clear Lake announced SF State alumna Ira Kincade Blake as its first female president. Houston Chronicle 6/9/17

SF State alumnus Aaron M. Olson's new album, "L.A. Takedown II," is analyzed. KPBS 6/8/17

SF State alumnus Tom Hutchman competed in an "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course in hopes of advancing to the regional finals. 6/9 NBC Sports Network (no clip available)

SF State is mentioned in an article about a San Francisco Baptist church's summer reading program to help African American boys reach state reading standards. ABC7 News 6/8/17

SF State is mentioned in a profile piece about San Jose State Football Coach Alonzo Carter. Scout 6/8/17

An SF State study is mentioned in an article about the dangers of leaving pets in vehicles in high temperatures. Winston-Salem Journal 6/8/17


Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman says the large audience expected to tune into the broadcasted hearing of former FBI Director James Comey will make a difference. San Francisco Chronicle 6/8/17

SF State student Robert Bradley is mentioned in an article about edibles dominating the marijuana market. The News Tribune 6/8/17

SF State student Harry Hind is mentioned in wet suit pioneer Jack O’Neill’s obituary for giving him the idea of using neoprene. The Guardian 6/7/17

The 10th annual San Francisco Pride Track and Field Meet, hosted by the San Francisco Track and Field Club, will return Saturday, June 17, to Cox Stadium at SF State. Bay Area Reporter 6/8/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about getting your student through college on a budget and free of debt. Martinez News-Gazette 6/7/17


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel says Supervisor Mark Farrell’s proposal for citywide broadband could make him an effective challenger to Mark Leno in the 2019 mayoral race. San Francisco Chronicle 6/7/17

Alicia Reid has been named head softball coach at SF State. Eureka Times-Standard 6/7/17

SF State student Lorena Mara’s support for her boyfriend’s photography is highlighted following a photo of a waterfall that went viral on Twitter. HuffPost UK 6/7/17The Berry 6/6/17The Bustle 6/6/17Elite Daily 6/6/17


SF State wrestling coach Lars Jensen’s contract was not renewed. San Francisco Examiner 6/6/17InterMat 6/5/17

SF State student Lorena Mara’s support for her boyfriend’s photography is highlighted following a photo of a waterfall that went viral on Twitter. BuzzFeed 6/6/17

SF State alumnus John Meehan, a former executive director of the University’s Project Rebound program, is mentioned in an article about a nonprofit that gives free groceries to seniors. Catholic San Francisco 6/8/17

SF State alumnus Greg Paraskou was elected president of the board of directors at a Santa Ynez Valley nonprofit. Santa Ynez Valley News 6/5/17

An SF State study found that people know spending money on experiences leads to more happiness than buying things, but spend money on things anyway. Bustle 6/5/17

An SF Study that showed the temperature inside a vehicle can rise to 140 degrees in less than an hour on a 95 degree day is cited in an article about upcoming high temperatures. Tucson Sentinel 6/5/17


Professor of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin comments on San Francisco’s waterfront development. San Francisco Examiner 6/4/17

Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his research on parasitized honeybees is mentioned in an article about science students trying to trap “zombie bees.” The Sandwich Enterprise 6/2/17

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa is mentioned in an op-ed about why people applying for American citizenship should learn English. The Valdosta Daily Times 6/4/17

SF State alumnus, actor and minister Wendell Ray Burton has died at 69. The New York Times 6/4/17

Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and formerly homeless veteran Michael Bennett graduated with honors. San Francisco Bay View 6/3/17

SF State alumnus, surfing legend and wetsuit pioneer Jack O'Neill has died at 94. Outside Online 6/4/17; SFist 6/3/17; Surfer Today 6/3/17; Gulf News 6/3/17; Chicago Tribune 6/3/17; Orlando Sentinel 6/3/17; Los Angeles Times 6/2/17

SF State alumnus David Cruz Hernandez comments on the uncertainty he experiences being undocumented and not eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. San Francisco Chronicle 6/3/17 

SF State alumnus and musician Aaron M. Olson is profiled in an article about releasing a new album with his ensemble L.A. Takedown. KQED 6/3/17

Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and her commencement speech at SF State is mentioned in a list of commencement speakers around the country. NBC News 6/2/17

Musician and SF State alumnus Johnny Mathis is interviewed about his career. KRON4 6/2/17

SF State is mentioned in a book review of Sandhya Menon’s “When Dimple Met Rishi.” The Christian Science Monitor 6/5/17

SF State’s Afro-Cuban Ensemble played at the San Francisco Carnaval Festival. KPIX 6/4/17 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Carolina De Robertis is quoted in an article previewing this weekend’s Bay Area Book Festival. San Francisco Chronicle 6/2/17

Assistant Professor of History Sarah Crabtree is in Rhode Island as a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow to finish her research for a book on 18th century ship-owner William Rotch. Yesterday’s Island 6/1/17

A morning TV show pop quiz mentioned that comedian Dana Carvey graduated from SF State in 1986. KSTU-SLC 6/2/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus Shunichi Kimura, who died last month at age 87, is remembered for his work as Hawaii County’s first mayor and as a circuit court judge. Honolulu Star-Advertiser 6/2/17

Bill Hammerman, who was a professor of education at SF State before retiring in 1992, has died at age 88. Petaluma Argus-Courier 6/1/17

Roger Alvarado, a protestor during the student strike at SF State in the late 1960s, is quoted in an article about an Illinois State University course on Afro-Latin America anthropology. Remezcla 6/1/17


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Carolina De Robertis will host a panel at this weekend’s Bay Area Book Festival. KQED 6/1/17

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Carolina De Robertis writes a short story about same-sex tango. CNET 5/30/17

A first-generation university student who just completed his third year at SF State was interviewed by Univision. KDTV, KFTV, KUVS 5/31/17 (clips not available online)

SF State is mentioned in an article about gender-inclusive locker rooms. KTVU 6/1/17

SF State’s Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability organized an exhibit about the disability rights movement that will open June 10 at the San Francisco Public Library. The Bay Area Reporter 6/1/17

Steve Kawa, chief of staff to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the former executive director of SF State’s Willie L. Brown, Jr. Leadership Center, is retiring at the end of June. The Bay Area Reporter 6/1/17

Professor Emerita of Cinema Pat Ferrero has curated part of this year’s Mendocino Film Festival. Fort Bragg Advocate-News 6/1/17Stark Insider 6/1/17

SF State’s women’s track and field program has risen to the upper echelon of NCAA Division II. San Francisco Chronicle 5/23/17


May

SF State graduate student Jenny Debevec is conducting research on the benefits of improv comedy on chronically ill children. San Francisco Chronicle 5/30/17

Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza was the graduate student speaker at SF State’s 2017 Commencement. Blavity 5/31/17; HuffPost 5/30/17

Former journalist and SF State alumnus Ben Fong-Torres reflects back on his years reporting for Rolling Stone as the magazine turns 50. NBC News 5/31/17

Painter and SF State alumna Miyuki Otake is profiled in an article about her artwork. East Bay Times 5/30/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about gender-inclusive locker rooms. San Francisco Chronicle 5/31/17

SF State’s “Beyond the Purchase” website is mentioned in an article about developing a positive relationship with money. Redbook 5/31/17

SF State is the setting for a young adult romantic comedy novel about arranged marriage in the Indian community. NBC News 5/30/17 


A study presented by William Cochlan, senior research scientist for the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, is mentioned in an article on salmon’s sense of smell. KUOW 5/30/17

SF State Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo comments on the misperception that breast cancer is a white women’s disease. Santa Maria Times 5/29/17

SF State Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Teresea Carrillo comments on recorded racist rants that have gone viral. CW39 NewsFix 5/27/17; Houston Style Magazine 5/30/17; The Philadelphia Tribune 5/27/30; St. Louis American 5/26/17

SF State Lecturer in the Department of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement James Dudley comments on San Francisco’s murder rate. San Francisco Examiner 5/30/17

SF State students comment in an article on how first generation students view college. The New York Times 5/30/17

SF State student Robert Bradley comments in an article about the marijuana edibles market. The Cannifornian 5/30/17

SF State alumnus Javier Galvan is profiled in an article about how military service helped him escape poverty. CNN 5/29/17

SF State alumna and artist Elaine Benjamin comments in an article about artists celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Eureka Times-Standard 5/27/17

SF State alumnus Kevin Williams says civil rights activist Mary L. Booker, who passed away earlier this month, encouraged him to stay off the streets and go back to school. Hoodline 5/26/17

Former Diablo Valley College Professor and SF State alumnus Eric Clanton was arrested in connection with an assault during an April rally for Donald Trump in Berkeley. San Francisco Examiner 5/26/17; KPIX 5/26/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus and comedian Michael Meehan has written and directed his first movie, “Hey Monster, Hands Off My City!” San Francisco Chronicle 5/26/17

SF State contributed to a fundraiser hosted by Filipino community groups. Inquirer 5/30/17 

SF State’s Project Rebound, a program that helps the formerly incarcerated enroll in and graduate from college, is mentioned in a story about the graduation of the first scholars from Fresno State’s Project Rebound. NHPR 5/30/17; KHPR 5/27/17; KNPR 5/27/17; KCRW 5/27/17; KQED 5/27/17; KPLU 5/27/17; KOPB 5/27/17; KPCC 5/27/17; KHJZ 5/27/17; KUOW 5/27/17; WBEZ 5/27/17; KNOW 5/27/17 (clips not available online)


SF State Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Teresea Carrillo comments on recorded racist rants that have gone viral. CNN 5/26/17; Local 10 News 5/16/17; NBC-2 5/26/17; KRCR News 5/26/17; KITV 5/26/17; Eerie News Now 5/26/17; Tristatehomepage.com 5/26/17; News4 JAX 5/26/17; PA homepage 5/26/17; KMIZ 5/26/17; KAKE 5/26/17; WZVN 5/26/17; KBZK 5/26/17; KTXS 5/26/17; WETM 5/26/17; KVIA 5/26/17; KernGoldenEmpire.com 5/26/17; KEYT 5/26/17; KTVZ 5/26/17; WCTI 5/26/17; Binghamton Homepage 5/26/17; NBC Montana 5/26/17

SF State Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case. The Westside Gazette 5/26/17; The Triangle Tribune 5/25/17

SF State Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on how to achieve happiness in an article about nine things that make people feel better. Yahoo News 5/26/17

SF State Professor of Political Science Mahmood Monshipouri writes a column about President Donald Trump’s fraught relationship with Iran. Tehran Times 5/24/17

Author and SF State alumnus Rebecca Solnit is mentioned in article about how she became essential feminist reading. New Republic 5/26/17

Former Diablo Valley College Professor and SF State alumnus Eric Clanton was arrested in connection with an assault during an April rally for Donald Trump in Berkeley. American Thinker 5/26/17; East Bay Times 5/24/17; San Jose Mercury News 5/24/17; Berkeleyside 5/24/17; The Daily Caller 5/25/17; Heat Street 5/25/17; Inquisitr 5/25/17; Young Conservatives 5/25/17; The Libertarian Republic 5/25/17; KTVU 5/25/17; KRXI 5/25/17; KCBA 5/25/17 (clips not available online)

A study by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project is mentioned in an article about bullying. Christian Post 5/26/17

SF State’s 2017 Commencement ceremony is featured in a news story. KTVU 5/25/17; KPIX 5/25/17; KCBS 5/25/17; KOFY 5/25/17; KQED 5/25/17; KAYU 5/25/17; KFFX 5/25/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State study found that posture can influence a person’s mood. KPLA 5/25/17 (clip not available online)

SF State was deemed safe by authorities following a bomb threat that prompted an evacuation of the Health and Social Sciences building. San Francisco Chronicle 5/24/17; San Francisco Examiner 5/24/17; KRON 5/24/17; NBC Bay Area 5/24/17; SF Gate 5/24/17; San Francisco Patch 5/24/17; Chron 5/24/17KGO 5/24/17; Times-Union 5/24/17; KCBS 5/24/17 (clip not available online)

A former SF State employee writes a column about Commencement. The Desert Sun 5/26/17
 


Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute and Professor of History Catherine Kudlick writes about dealing with discrimination during an early stage of her career. The New York Times 5/24/17

A columnist cites Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan’s research in arguing against conversion therapy. Post Register 5/24/17

An article profiles NBC4 Southern California meteorologist and SF State alumna Shanna Mendiola. Asian Journal 5/24/17

SF State alumnus and former Hilo County Chairman Shunichi Kimura has died at 87. Hawaii Tribune Herald 5/24/17

SF State alumnus, Native American activist and St. Regis Mohawk Tribe member Richard Oakes inspired a Google Doodle in his honor. Watertown Daily Times 5/24/17

SF State alumnus Michael DeFrancesco has been named principal at Healdsburg Junior High. The Healdsburg Tribune 5/23/17

An article on happiness mentions an SF State study that found experiences last longer in people’s memories than material possessions. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette 5/24/17


Professor of Special Education and Communicative Disorders Yvonne Bui is one of 45 scholars chosen to take part in leadership training as 2017-18 ACE fellows of the American Council on Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education 5/21/17 

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger will participate in an upcoming conference in San Francisco to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. J. Weekly 5/20/17

Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz talked about a recent student fashion show that included designs for people with disabilities. KNTV 5/20/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus and Native American activist Richard Oakes inspired a Google Doodle in his honor. CNET 5/22/17Independent 5/22/17Refinery29 5/22/17; Heavy 5/22/17; AJC.com 5/22/17Colorlines 5/22/17Business Insider 5/22/17Express 5/22/17Yahoo News 5/22/17; Breitbart 5/22/17 

SF State alumnus Patrick Vanier has announced his candidacy for Contra Costa County district attorney. Antioch Herald 5/22/17 

An SF State alumnus was interviewed on why he attended Bay to Breakers. KRON 5/22/17 (clip not available online)

Designer and SF State alumnus Joey Galon created two gowns worn at the recent Miss USA 2017 pageant. The Philippine Star 5/22/17

SF State alumnus Ernesto Palomino has earned an honorary doctorate in fine arts from Fresno State. Vida en el Valle 5/20/17

A workshop at SF State is mentioned in an op-ed about tech-shaming. Forbes 5/21/17

SF State’s Project Rebound, a program that helps the formerly incarcerated enroll in and graduate from college, is mentioned in a story about a graduate of the program. The Fresno Bee 5/20/17


SF State Assistant Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham was named Athlete of the Year by the Save the Waves Coalition. KTVU 5/18/17 (clip not available online)

SF State Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on comedian Bill Cosby’s court case. L.A. Watts Times 5/18/17

SF State student artist Nathan Byrne is participating in Recology’s artist-in-residence program. KQED 5/18/17; CNET 5/18/17

SF State alumnus Lionel Ben-Hur has recorded a hit reggae album that was number 14 on Billboard’s music chart. J. Weekly 5/19/17

Veteran politician and SF State alumnus John Burton is stepping down as chair of the California Democratic Party after eight years. KQED 5/19/17

An article on bullying cites an SF State study by the Family Acceptance Project on how LGBTQ teens cope with their sexual minority status. Washington Blade 5/19/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about the campus’ climate for Jewish students. Heritage Florida Jewish News 5/19/17

SF State was mentioned in an article about how the high cost of housing is affecting professors’ decisions to accept faculty positions. Chronicle of Higher Education 5/18/17 (clip not available online)


Professor of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Nina S. Roberts comments in an article about East Bay doctors recommending the outdoors to people of color. East Bay Express 5/18/17

Professor of International Relations Sanjoy Banerjee and Associate Professor of International Relations Amy Skonieczny comment in an article about the SF State student who was fatally shot on Treasure Island. SF Gate 5/17/17

Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz talks about a recent student fashion show that included designs for people with disabilities. NBC Bay Area 5/17/17

Professor of Communicative Disorders Marcia Raggio will give a presentation on how advances in audiology technology can help people age more comfortably. Half Moon Bay Review 5/17/17

Associate Professor of Management Connie Marie Gaglio is interviewed about credit cards for new business owners. WalletHub 5/17/17

SF State student Maryam Khan has been selected by the College of Science & Engineering to represent her peers as the top graduate student from her college at SF State's 2017 Commencement ceremony. Everything South City 5/17/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Jeffrey Tambor mentions his time as SF State in an interview about his new memoir. New York Times 5/18/17

SF State alumna Jody Skenderian is the new CEO of Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast. Houston Chronicle 5/17/17San Antonio Express-News 5/17/17

SF State alumnus Norman Zelaya is releasing his debut book, "Orlando and Other Stories." SF Gate 5/17/17

A man slain on Treasure Island has been identified as 30-year-old Yuchuan Guo, an SF State graduate student from China. KTVU 5/17/17; KCBA 5/17/17 (clips not available online)

A student veteran resource center at SF State is mentioned in an article about the third Military Career Day being arranged in Sonoma. Napa Valley Register 5/17/17


SF State Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane published new research on why there are no large moons in the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. TrendinTech 5/17/17

SF State Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on comedian Bill Cosby’s court case. Black Press USA 5/16/17; Voice and Viewpoint 5/16/17

Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz talks about a recent student fashion show that included designs for people with disabilities. KNTV 5/16/17 (clip not available online)

SF State Professor of International Relations Kathleen McAfee discusses how commodities companies are curbing deforestation through jurisdictional certification. Epoch Times 5/16/17

A man slain on Treasure Island has been identified as 30-year-old Yuchuan Guo, an SF State graduate student from China. SF Gate 5/16/17

Actor Jeffrey Tambor mentioned his time as an SF State student during an appearance on "Today" that aired on several stations. KTUU 5/16/17; KXGN 5/16/17 (clips not available online)

Actor Jeffrey Tambor commented on his time at SF State during an interview about his new memoir. WNYC 5/16/17 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 5/16/17

SF State is included in a report on incidents of reported sexual assaults on Bay Area college campuses. San Jose Mercury News 5/17/17; East Bay Times 5/17/17

An article on bullying cites an SF State study by the Family Acceptance Project on how LGBTQ teens cope with their sexual minority status. Queerty 5/16/17; Windy City Times 5/16/17


SF State Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on the future of California’s Democratic Party in a story about the upcoming election of party chair. Los Angeles Times 5/16/17 

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell and an SF State study are mentioned in a story on reducing stress from success. Mic 5/16/17

SF State Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson reviews “City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles.” LA Review of Books 5/16/17

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto comments on research findings on why we smile. KJZZ 5/15/17 

SF State alumna Jayshree Ullal is listed as one of five trailblazing Indian women engineers for her work as president and chief executive officer of the cloud networking company Arista. Feminism in India 5/16/17 

Actor and SF State alumnus Jeffrey Tambor chronicles his journey as an actor in a new memoir, “Are You Anybody?” Gothamist 5/15/17 

Actor Jeffrey Tambor mentioned his time as an SF State student during an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” NBC 5/16/17 (clip not available online)

Actor Jeffrey Tambor commented on his time at SF State during an interview about his new memoir. NBC News 5/16/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif was referenced in a story on how most Iranian ministers have degrees from the United States. WWRL 5/16/17 (clip not available online)

The work of author and SF State alumnus Frances Mayes will be on display at the San Francisco Center as part of the Chronicle Books: Born in the Summer of Love exhibit this summer. The Potrero View 5/16/17 

A study based on data from SF State’s Family Acceptance Project finds that the anti-bullying catch phrase “It gets better” may do more harm than good. Queerty 5/16/17; Medical Xpress 5/15/17NewNowNext 5/15/17

Jomar Lopes will attend SF State after getting a scholarship from the Assist-A-Grad Scholarship Foundation. Daily Republic 5/16/17 


Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi talks about movies as a visiting academic at University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Stuff.co.nz 5/13/17 

Professor of Marketing Sanjit Sengupta comments on a Silicon Valley startup aiming to change the wind energy market. CBS SF Bay Area 5/12/17; KPIX 5/13/17; KCAL 5/13/17; KFBK 5/15/17 (clips not available online) 

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on a race for Congress in Georgia linked to San Francisco because of a political advertisement. NBC Bay Area 5/12/17; KNTV 5/12/17 (clip not available online) 

SF State student Shane Murphy’s award-winning film “Sirens” is now available on YouTube. SFist 5/12/17 

SF State alumna Annie Morhauser spoke about her work as a glassmaker. KTVU 5/13/17 (clip not available online) 

SF State alumnus Adam Lee is one of the candidates under consideration for acting FBI director.  KNTV 5/13/17 (clip not available online)  

SF State alumni Jeffrey Tambor, Annette Bening, Dana Carvey and Danny Glover are listed in a story on what athletes and celebrities majored in at Bay Area colleges. SF Gate 5/13/17 

SF State alumnus Hatem Bazian writes a column about refugees and education. Daily Sabah 5/13/17 

SF State alumna Irene McGee, who was diagnosed with Lyme disease in the late ’90s, is mentioned in an article about an outbreak of the disease in the Bay Area. Curbed SF 5/12/17 

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about how to afford vacations. Travel + Leisure 5/15/17

A lecture at SF State is mentioned in an op-ed on why marketers should study conflict resolution. Forbes 5/14/17 

SF State is mentioned in an article about a study that found that wives with masculine husbands are more satisfied at peak fertility. Heatstreet 5/13/17

SF State’s 2017 Commencement speaker, Neda Nobari, is mentioned in an article about commencement speakers in the Bay Area in the age of President Donald Trump. Times-Herald 5/12/17 

Singer Johnny Mathis will be honored at SF State’s 2017 Commencement ceremony. KPIX 5/12/17 (clip not available online) 


SF State students meet with President Les Wong and other University officials over concerns about the climate for Jewish students on campus. J. Weekly 5/11/17

An SF State student got an internship at a tech company through the social media site Snapchat. KARE-Min 5/12/17 (clip not available online)

SF State Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane published new research on why there are no large moons in the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. Inquisitr 5/12/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Jeffrey Tambor chronicles his journey as an actor in a new memoir, “Are you Anybody?” Seattle Times 5/12/17

SF State’s 2017 Commencement speaker Neda Nobari is mentioned in an article about commencement speakers in the Bay Area in the age of President Donald Trump. San Jose Mercury News 5/11/17; East Bay Times 5/11/17

SF State is listed among Bay Area companies hiring the most recent graduates. SF Gate 5/11/17

SF State is listed among the best mid-sized employers in the nation by Forbes. Petaluma Patch 5/11/17; Glendora Patch 5/11/17

 

 

 


SF State President Les Wong comments in an article about the climate for Jewish students on campus. Jewish Journal 5/10/17

SF State President Les Wong is mentioned in an op-ed about the climate for Jewish students on campus. The Algemeiner 5/10/17 

SF State student Lan Paje landed an internship using Snapchat. USA Today 5/10/17; KVVU 5/11/17 (clip not available online)

SF State students will showcase clothes for people with disabilities. NBC Bay Area 5/10/17

SF State alumnus and longtime West Marin lawyer John Burroughs has died at 82. Point Reyes Light 5/11/17 

SF State alumnus Adam Lee is one of the candidates under consideration for acting FBI director. KGO-SF 5/10/17; KOFY-SF 5/10/17 (clips not available online)

SF State alumna Lee Miller is profiled about being the new librarian in the city of Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. Tampa Bay Newspapers 5/10/17

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about happiness. The Hamilton Spectator 5/10/17 


SF State professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo comments on the misperception that breast cancer is a white women’s disease. The Racine Journal Times 5/10/17

An SF State alumnus and College of Alameda music professor is one of the leaders of the Alameda College Gospel Ensemble, which will perform at the Second Gospel Explosion Concert May 18. East Bay Times 5/10/17

SF State alumnus and artist Lynn Hershman Leeson has a 50-year retrospective, Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar, at the Yerba Buena Center. Hyperallergic 5/9/17

SF State alumnus Robin Lopez, a research associate at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, will speak at a Richmond youth summit. Richmond Standard 5/9/17

SF State is mentioned in story about a partnership between the University and the San Francisco Unified School District designed to attract new teachers. San Francisco Examiner 5/9/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about a student choosing a college based on student loan allotments. Los Angeles Daily News 5/7/17


SF State President Les Wong is mentioned in an op-ed about the climate for Jewish students on campus. Jewish News Service 5/9/17 

Associate Professor of Special Education Betty Yu is speaking at a bilingual symposium in Miami. Houston Chronicle 5/8/17 

SF State alumnus Vincent Matthews writes an op-ed about his experience as the new superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. San Francisco Examiner 5/9/17 

Author, community activist and SF State alumna Mei Takaya Nakano dies at 92. Rafu Shimpo 5/8/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about student hooliganism and a demonstration at University of California, Santa Cruz. The Algemeiner 5/9/17

The mayor of Jerusalem canceling a scheduled visit to SF State is mentioned in an article about the Palestinian lead Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. The Algemeiner 5/8/17


SF State President Les Wong has responded to concern about the climate for Jewish students on campus with a letter to the campus community. J. Weekly 5/8/17

SF State student Duy Nguyen comments on how Buddhism has helped him. The Sacramento Bee 5/7/17

SF State alumnus Michael Corrigan writes about author Thomas Pynchon. Idaho State Journal 5/7/17 

SF State alumnus Jason Rockwell is the new head coach for boys basketball at Justin-Siena High School. Napa Valley Register 5/7/17 

An op-ed describes how SF State alumnus Duncan McFetridge and others are trying to ensure that foster kids have access to lawyers. The Tribune 5/5/17

After 21 years of leading San Francisco's Youth Speaks, founder and SF State alumnus James Kass is stepping down as its executive director. KQED 5/5/17

Journalist and SF State alumnus Vester Flanagan, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after allegedly killing a Virginia reporter and a cameraperson, is the subject of a profile. Oprah Winfrey Network 5/5/17 (clip not available online)

Nathan Hare, who founded the nation's first black studies program at SF State, is mentioned in a column about race. The News-Gazette 5/7/17 

The David Horowitz Freedom Center distributed posters on campus claiming student group ties to terrorists. J. Weekly 5/5/17 

Faculty and community leaders comment on the climate for Jewish students on campus. The Algemeiner 5/5/17

 


SF State Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane published new research on why there are no large moons in the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. Seeker.com 5/5/17

A columnist writes about a Golden State Warriors game that his cousin, SF State student Stephen Guillermo, would have enjoyed had he not been fatally gunned down days before his college graduation. Inquirer.Net 5/4/17

A columnist writes about being in San Francisco with her aunt, an SF State alumna, during the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Asbarez 5/4/17

SF State alumna and New Orleans culture blogger Deborah Cotton has died at 52. WBOK 5/4/17 (clip not available online)

The man accused of fatally shooting a Virginia news crew, journalist and SF State alumnus Vester Flanagan, was the subject of a profile. OWN 5/4/17 (clip not available online)

SF State research on hot-car deaths is mentioned in an article on proposed pet protection laws in Texas. Star-Telegram 5/5/17

Prominent educators Mark Yudof and Kenneth Waltzer write an op-ed about Jewish life at SF State. J. Weekly 5/5/17

The Jewish Community Relations Council launches a letter-writing campaign in regard to Jewish life on campus. J. Weekly 5/4/17

 


SF State President Les Wong and other administrators are interviewed about accusations of anti-Semitism on campus. J. Weekly 5/3/17   

Professors of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger and Fred Astren co-authored an editorial about Jewish student life on campus. J. Weekly 5/3/17 

SF State alumna Dana Bauer is profiled in an article about her work as an orchestral instrumentalist and vocalist. The Mercury News 5/3/17 

Artist and SF State alumnus Shimon Attie is profiled in an article about his art. Jewish Standard 5/4/17

SF State alumni Rachel Garcia and Thu Tran are touring together as the musical duo the Singer and the Songwriter. The Argonaut 5/3/17 

SF State alumnus Jason Swick is one of three new officers at the Pleasanton Police Department. Patch 5/3/17

SF State alumna and New Orleans culture blogger Deborah Cotton has died at 52. WBOK 5/3/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus Ivan Barnes is running for a seat on the Dallas School Board. Polk County Itemizer-Observer 5/2/17 

This op-ed discusses campus climate for Jewish students on campus. J. Weekly 5/3/17

This op-ed discusses campus climate for Jewish students at SF State. J. Weekly 5/4/17


SF State Lecturer in the Department of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement James Dudley comments on San Francisco’s 2016 crime rate. San Francisco Examiner 5/3/17

SF State Lecturer of Marketing Neil Cohen discussed an ad banned from CNN that promoted Trump’s 100 days and contained a graphic calling the mainstream media fake news. KNX 5/2/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna Vitka Eisen is CEO of HealthRIGHT, an organization providing affordable health care to vulnerable populations, which has moved to the border of the Mission District. Next City 5/3/17

SF State alumnus Andrew Ravani is starring in “The Chaotic Art of Life,” which has its final run this weekend at Sonoma’s Andrews Hall. Sonoma Valley Sun 5/3/17

A 2009 SF State study on how being valued by family is paramount to a child’s well-being is referenced in a story on a U.S. Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ rights. Good 5/2/17

SF State President Les Wong is mentioned in an article about protests against Israel on college campuses. J. Weekly 5/2/17

High school students from Redlands toured a number of Northern California colleges, including SF State, during a three-day field trip. Redlands Daily Facts 5/2/17


Professor of Management Mitchell Marks commented on the potential benefits of wasting time. KCBS 5/1/17 (clip not available online)

SF State student Yohahn Ko’s movie “Submergence” is screening in the Trinity Film Festival. Hartford Courant 5/2/17 

SF State student Velinda Wallace participates in May Day rallies. KQED 5/1/17 

SF State alumna and New Orleans culture blogger Deborah Cotton has died at 52. The Times-Picayune 5/2/17 

SF State alumnus Vincent Matthews writes an op-ed about being the new superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. San Francisco Examiner 5/2/17 


SF State President Les Wong is backing Cetys University's bid to become the first Mexican member of the NCAA. New York Times 5/1/17

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel's research on ranked-choice voting is mentioned in an op-ed. San Francisco Examiner 4/30/17 

Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz spoke about environmental concerns in the dry-cleaning industry. WFMY 4/29/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo says there is a perception among Asian American women that breast cancer is a disease that only affects white women. Hartford Courant 4/27/17 

SF State men's basketball Head Coach Paul Trevor is mentioned in an article about Stanislaus State basketball Head Coach Larry Reynolds announcing he has Parkinson's disease. New Jersey Herald 4/26/17; The Sacramento Bee 4/26/17

Men's basketball Head Coach Paul Trevor is headed to Stanislaus State because of housing prices in the Bay Area. Curbed SF 5/1/17; San Francisco Examiner 4/29/17

Student Alex Ridley tried to hand a Pepsi to a protester at an anti-abortion protest in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. KRON4 4/30/17

SF State alumnus Keba Konte talked about himself and his coffee business, Red Bay Coffee. NJN 4/30/17 (clip not available online)

A column about campus radicalism highlights a 1967 fire at an SF State dormitory and mentions the 1968-1969 student strike. Daily Mining Gazette 5/1/17

SF State is on Forbes' "America's Best Value Colleges" list. NBC LA 4/30/17 

SF State research on the cause of animals' deaths was mentioned in a story about marine animals dying in large numbers. KRON 4/30/17 (clip not available online)

Hunanese culinary pioneer Henry Chung, who endowed scholarships at SF State, has died at 99. Hoodline 4/28/17 


April

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo says there is a perception among Asian American women that breast cancer is a disease that only affects white women. The Frederick News-Post 4/26/17

Basketball Head Coach Paul Trevor is headed to Stanislaus State. The Modesto Bee 4/27/17

SF State student Myah Overstreet is quoted in a story about a special issue of Youth Media Reporter, which she edited. KQED 4/27/17

A column about campus radicalism highlights a 1967 fire at an SF State dormitory and mentions the 1968-1969 student strike. National Review 4/28Investor’s Business Daily 4/28/17Chicago Sun-Times 4/27/17

News anchors highlighted a tweet from a viewer who said that controversial speakers in the past have requested more security or hired private security before appearing at SF State. KTVU 4/27/17 (clip not available online)

 


Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman talked about Ann Coulter’s possible appearance at UC Berkeley. KCBS 4/27/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz spoke about environmental concerns in the dry-cleaning industry. WKRG 4/27/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo says there is a perception among Asian American women that breast cancer is a disease that only affects white women. Orlando Sentinel 4/27/17

Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy Anita Silvers is profiled for her work as a disability rights advocate. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4/26/17

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Viator talks about Rep. Maxine Waters and the 1979 police killing of Eula Love in South Los Angeles. Mic 4/26/17

Basketball Head Coach Paul Trevor is headed to Stanislaus State. The Associated Press 4/26/17

SF State Republican Student Union President John Byerly talked about Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office and the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. KGO 4/26/17 (clip not available online)

Alumnus Steven Adams is a producer on Netflix’s “Rodney King.” The Mercury News 4/27/17

Alumna Mary Frances Crabtree’s artwork will be featured in a Concord art show in June. East Bay Times 4/26/17

An SF State study that found that LGBTQ youth who have experienced rejection based on their sexual orientation are eight times more likely to have attempted suicide. The Washington Post 4/27/17

Hunanese culinary pioneer Henry Chung, who endowed scholarships at SF State, has died at 99. KGO-TV 4/26/17

SF State’s School of Cinema is listed among world-renowned university programs for aspiring filmmakers from around the world. Variety 4/26/17

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in a discussion about free speech on university campuses. KPAM 4/26/17 (clip not available online)


Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz spoke about environmental concerns in the dry-cleaning industry. 4/26/17: WVNS; WNEM; KLFY; KOSA; KLST; KMVT; WWNY; WNYF; KTAB; WAGM; KHNL; KGMB; KTAB; 4/25/17: KGWN; WMBD; WEVV; WJTV; WBOC; KSBI; KWTV; WFRV; KSWT; KFSM; WIVB; WTOC; KOLD; WHNT; WISC; WTKR; KOSA; WAFB; WTVY; KEYC; WTRF; KOLN; WHBF; WIBW; KWCH; WCAV; WCTV; KTVK; WNCT; WBNG; KOIN; WSBT; WKBN; WCAX; KFVS; KLST; WJHL; WNYF; WVNS; WGFL; WBTW; WMBF (clips not available online)

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo says there is a perception among Asian American women that breast cancer is a disease that only affects white women. The Telegraph 4/25/17Myrtle Beach Online 4/25/17Bradenton Herald 4/25/17Centre Daily Times 4/25/17Sun Herald 4/25/17Tri-City Herald 4/25/17Lexington Herald Leader 4/25/17

Assistant Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Jiyoung Cha says Fox News has an opportunity to build fresh images and attract new viewers following the departure of Bill O’Reilly. NBC News 4/25/17

Professor of Marketing Sanjit Sengupta is interviewed about the best credit cards. WalletHub 4/25/17

SF State alumnus George Peffer is named provost at Bemidji State University. Bemidji Pioneer 4/25/17

Hunanese culinary pioneer Henry Chung, who endowed scholarships at SF State, has died at 99. San Francisco Chronicle 4/25/17

An SF State study that found that experiences bring more happiness than material possessions is mentioned in an article about sneaker aficionados selling off their collections. Hypebeast 4/25/17

An SF State study that found that LGBTQ youth who were rejected by their families were more likely to contract STDs is cited in an article about conversion therapy. Romper 4/25/17


Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz spoke about environmental concerns in the dry-cleaning industry. WWTV 4/25/17; WDEF 4/25/17; KXII 4/25/17 (clips not available online)

Associate Professor of Psychology Charlotte Tate is interviewed about non-binary gender identity. KQED 4/24/17

SF State freshman Julia McKay said she’s considering not going to graduate school because she doesn’t want to accumulate more student debt. KCBS 4/24/17 (clip not available online)

Actor and alumnus Danny Glover mentions his participation in the Black Student Union at SF State in an interview about Charleston’s Civil Rights Film Festival. WTAT 4/24/17

SF State alumna Mariya Taher spoke about female genital mutilation. WJR 4/24/17 (clip not available online)

A Marin Independent Journal editorial urges the College of Marin to consider turning over its closed Bolinas marine laboratory to SF State, Sonoma State or Dominican University. Marin Independent Journal 4/24/17


Associate Professor of American Indian Studies Melissa Nelson talks about the participation of indigenous scientists in the March for Science. BuzzFeed News 4/22/17

Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz speaks about environmental concerns in the dry cleaning industry. KPIX 4/22/17; WMSN 4/22/17; WDBJ 4/22/17; WFVS 4/22/17 (clips not available online)

Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman spoke about the French presidential election. KCBS 4/22/17 (clip not available online)

Professors of Asian American Studies Mai-Nhung Le and Grace Yoo are quoted in a story about Asian American women and breast cancer. NBC News 4/21/17

SF State alumnus Peter Coyote mentioned the University and his Haight-Ashbury apartment in a documentary about the 1960s. CNN 4/23/17 (clip not available online)

An article details the philanthropic work at SF State of alumna and 2017 commencement speaker Neda Nobari and alumnus Manny Mashouf. San Francisco Examiner 4/22/17

SF State alumnus Sean McBride is interviewed about his children’s book. KSEE 4/21/17

SF State alumnus Victor Martinez was propelled toward a teaching career by the murders of his twin brother and cousin. Ventura County Star 4/23/17

San Francisco State was mentioned in a discussion about former Professor Geoff Marcy, who was accused of sexual harassment while working at UC Berkeley. KGO 4/21/17 (clip not available online)

Former Nixon speechwriter Ben Stein mentions “the riots at San Francisco State” in talking about 1968 political unrest in the U.S. CSPAN3 4/22/17

Sacramento-area brothers operate food trucks at universities in Northern California, with one serving SF State. KCRA 4/22/17

An SF State study that found experiences bring more happiness than material items is cited in an article about a stay-at-home mom. Baltimore Sun 4/21/17


An SF State alumnus has been awarded a fellowship given to immigrants and children of immigrants. East Bay Times 4/21/17

SF State alumnus Peter Kyvelos, who made and repaired ouds and other string instruments in the Boston area for decades, has died at 73. Boston Globe 4/21/17

SF State alumnus Jerry Houston’s student loan debt is detailed in an article about the economic obstacles of black millennials. OurWeekly 4/20/17

An article about the history of demonstrations at UC Berkeley mentions 1960s protests at SF State. Washington Post 4/20/17

A 2015 recommendation by SF State experts to curtail pet imports is mentioned in an article about a deadly fungus that is affecting European salamanders. Tech Times 4/21/17

A former SF State teacher writes about former Princeton President William Bowen, who died last fall. Princeton Alumni Weekly 4/21/17


Professor of Management John Sullivan commented on the wage gap facing women and minorities. KCBS 4/19/17 (clip not available online)

Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan is quoted in an article about Magic Johnson’s support for his son, who came out as gay in 2013. Upworthy 4/19/17

Former SF State professor Geoff Marcy, who resigned from UC Berkeley amid sexual harassment allegations in 2015, is mentioned in a column about Bill O’Reilly. Los Angeles Times 4/19/17

Alumna Marcy Adelman is profiled for her work in providing housing and services for LGBT elders. San Francisco Bay Times 4/20/17

An article about Filipino music mentions Danny Kalanduyan, who was an artist-in-residence at SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies in 2000. Asian Journal 4/20/17

SF State is mentioned in an article that says homeless and disabled students can now use CalFresh cards for food services on some CSU campuses. California Health Report 4/19/17

A columnist cites an SF State study on the political affiliations of newspaper columnists in writing about Bill O’Reilly’s appearance at a conference in 2007. Philadelphia Daily News 4/19/17

An SF State study on the internal temperatures of a car is cited in an article about a toddler’s death in Texas. KAUZ 4/19/17


Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan gave a presentation on supporting families with LGBT youth at a Salt Lake City conference. Deseret News 4/18/17

The recent death of Philip Choy, who taught the first Asian American history course in the nation at SF State, was mentioned. KCBS 4/18/17 (clip not available online)

An article cites an SF State study on how dogs left inside parked cars on hot days are affected. Keene Sentinel 4/18/17


Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo says there is a perception among Asian American women that breast cancer is a disease that only affects white women. East Bay Times 4/18/17; Santa Cruz Sentinel 4/17/17; Marin Independent Journal 4/17/17 

SF State alumna Anne M. McCaw is the newest company member of the Hub Theatre. Broadway World 4/18/17

SF State alumnus Josh Tilsen, commissioner for the Bureau of Mediation Services and a longtime labor mediator, has died after a sudden illness. Star Tribune 4/18/17 

SF State alumna, philanthropist and executive Neda Nobari is announced as Commencement speaker. Inside Higher Ed 4/18/17

A study by SF State’s Creep Project is referenced in articles about consequences and risk after earthquakes in the Bay Area. Telegiz News 4/18/17; San Francisco Chronicle 4/17/17; Houston Chronicle 4/17/17; Phys.org 4/17/17Newsweek 4/17/17; SF Gate 4/17/17 

An SF State study on excessive temperatures in enclosed cars is mentioned in an article about the dangers of leaving animals inside vehicles. Sentinel Source 4/18/17

 


Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson says Apple's new headquarters was poorly planned for transportation needs. KCBS 4/14/17

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo says there is a perception among Asian American women that breast cancer is a disease that only affects white women. The Mercury News 4/17/17

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Alegra Eroy-Reveles, Professor of Biology Leticia Marquez-Magana and an alumnus identified as "Angel" are quoted in an article about undocumented students in the chemical sciences. Chemical & Engineering News 4/17/17

Assistant Professor of Education Yue-Ting Siu talks about a friend who died with her husband in their Berkeley home in January. San Francisco Chronicle 4/17/17

Humboldt State students look to SF State students' 2015 campaign against a soda "pouring rights" deal as a model for their campaign against a similar proposal. North Coast Journal 4/16/17

An article about retro Mac programs highlights SF State's FogCam, which has been in existence since 1994. Daily Mail 4/17/17

A business executive compares the Chinese city of Chengdu to Silicon Valley, saying that universities like Stanford, Berkeley and SF State are the backbone of a regional knowledge economy. National Business Daily 4/7/17

 


Associate Professor of Cinema Martha Gorzychi’s film, “Voices for Kaw Thoo Lei,” was screened at the Show Me Justice Film Festival. DigitalBURG 4/14/17


Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner testified in a defamation trial concerning a San Luis Obispo news website. Santa Maria Sun 4/13/17

SF State alumni Rachel Garcia and Thu Tran are touring together as the musical duo the Singer and the Songwriter. Pasadena Weekly 4/13/17

SF State alumnus Matt Ducey and his indie folk-rock band The Battlefield are profiled in an article about their music. Pacific Sun 4/12/17

SF State alumnus, music director and audio operator Lee Merritts orchestrates the sounds and music at the home games for the Warriors, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Oakland Raiders and Stanford Athletics. The Bay Bridged 4/12/17 

LifeStyles has installed a condom vending machine at the Cesar Chavez Student Center in honor of National STD Awareness Month. 7x7 4/12/17

A deal between SF State and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is mentioned in an op-ed about the quality of San Francisco’s drinking water. San Francisco Examiner 4/12/17 

SF State is on the list of colleges and universities that are test-optional for admissions, meaning students can decide whether or not to submit ACT or SAT scores. The Washington Post 4/12/17


Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner testified in a defamation trial concerning a San Luis Obispo news website. Santa Maria Sun 4/13/17

SF State alumni Rachel Garcia and Thu Tran are touring together as the musical duo the Singer and the Songwriter. Pasadena Weekly 4/13/17

SF State alumnus Matt Ducey and his indie folk-rock band The Battlefield are profiled in an article about their music. Pacific Sun 4/12/17

SF State alumnus, music director and audio operator Lee Merritts orchestrates the sounds and music at the home games for the Warriors, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Oakland Raiders and Stanford Athletics. The Bay Bridged 4/12/17

LifeStyles has installed a condom vending machine at the Cesar Chavez Student Center in honor of National STD Awareness Month. 7x7 4/12/17

A deal between SF State and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is mentioned in an op-ed about the quality of San Francisco’s drinking water. San Francisco Examiner 4/12/17

SF State is on the list of colleges and universities that are test-optional for admissions, meaning students can decide whether or not to submit ACT or SAT scores. The Washington Post 4/12/17


SF State alumnus Flores Forbes talks about how he went from prison to a career as an urban planner. WNET 4/12/17

An SF State alumnus is hired as CEO of laundry facilities management company WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems. American Coin-Op 4/12/17

An SF State alumnus is profiled for his work running a Paso Robles winery. Orange County Register 4/11/17

An SF State student wins the grand prize in a student filmmaker competition. Digital Cinema Report 4/11/17


Professor of History Anthony D'Agostino discusses Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson’s visit to Russia. KPFA 4/11/17

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper writes about how shoulder exercises help reduce muscular tension and neck pain. The Western Edition 4/6/17

SF State student Shane Murphy won the grand prize for his film “Sirens” at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers Vista Project student filmmaker competition. Government Video 4/11/17

An SF State student comments in an article about Middle Eastern students and their experiences. Oakland Voices 4/10/17

An SF State alumnus comments in an article about how therapy used for U.S. veterans is efficient to help immigrants. Caribbean Today 4/11/17

An SF State study finds that people who sit up straight instead of slouching are more happy and productive. Independent 4/11/17

According to a student survey, SF State is one of the 25 colleges in the United States with best location. Business Insider 4/10/17


Professor of Asian American Studies Daniel Phil Gonzales is mentioned in a story about remembering the Bataan Death March. Inquirer 4/10/17

SF State lecturer Brian Benson is profiled in an article about his work as a filmmaker and educator. Hoodline 4/8/17

Professor of Marketing Sanjit Sengupta commented on why few consumers use mobile payments. KDRV 4/7/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna and Bay Area activist, poet and actor Leslie Gordon dies at 55. The Catalina Islander 4/7/17 

Professor Emeritus Wade Nobles shares his wisdom in a new book by Oakland resident Pendarvis Harshaw. Los Angeles Times 4/9/17

Professor Emeritus Mark Phillips writes an op-ed about teaching social studies in the age of Trump. Marin Independent Journal 4/9/17

Research conducted at SF State is referenced in an article about different types of smiles. BBC Future 4/10/17 

The mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, cancels a scheduled visit to SF State. J-Wire 4/9/17; KCBS 4/6/17; KTVU 4/6/17 (clips not available online)  

A study by the Family Acceptance Project on homosexual and trans youth and family acceptance is referenced in an op-ed about LGBTQ youths and conversion therapy. Longmont Times-Call 4/9/17 

An SF State study finds that people who sit up straight instead of slouching are more happy and productive. KPLA 4/7/17 (clip not available online)


This article on an LGBT sailing racing team says crew member Hilary Howes learned to sail at SF State as part of a physical education requirement. Washington Blade 4/6/17

Alum Clarence Thomas, a leader of the 1968-69 student strike, is interviewed at a Mississippi labor march. Workers World 4/6/17

The College of Business' Marketing Department has selected Morgan Stanley First Vice President Shubie Gulati as one of its "20 Distinguished Alumni." Marin Independent Journal 4/6/17

A San Francisco man accused of the attempted abduction and rape of a 13-year-old was arrested near SF State. SFist 4/6/17


SF State alumna and milliner Olivia Griffin is profiled in an article about hats at the Kentucky Derby. Parade 4/6/17

SF State alumna Star Finch is the author of the play “Bondage.” Pacific Sun 4/5/17

SF State alumnus Andrew Greenwood is appointed as new police chief in Berkeley. East Bay Times 4/4/17

The mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, cancels a scheduled visit to SF State. World Israel News 4/6/17Jewish Press 4/6/17The Times of Israel 4/6/17Heatstreet 4/6/17San Francisco Examiner 4/5/17The Jewish News of Northern California 4/5/17; NBC Bay Area 4/6/17 (clip not available online)

Jewish and Muslim students criticize SF State for extending invitation to the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, without consultation. The Jerusalem Post 4/5/17

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about happiness. MetroCebu 4/6/17


SF State Cinema Professor and filmmaker Cheryl Dunye signs with a Beverly Hills entertainment industry management agency. Deadline 4/4/17

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is quoted in a story about equal pay for women. Village Voice 4/4/17

A columnist profiles SF State alumnus Terry Page, founder of communications firm Page One Automotive. Pinal Central 4/5/17

SF State student Kimberly Meza talks about learning about law enforcement as a student at the California Cadet Academy. Napa Valley Register 4/4/17

 


SF State President Les Wong encourages student protesters to express grievances in their own words. The Chronicle of Higher Education 4/4/17

Professor of International Relations Kathleen McAfee comments on aims to strengthen protections against deforestation. Mongabay 4/4/17

Professor of Management Mitchell Marks commented on Bay Area residents’ view on traffic and high housing costs. WAVY 4/3/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus Vincent Matthews is profiled in an article about being the next superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. San Francisco Chronicle 4/3/17 

SF State alumnus and founder of the influential improvisational theatre troupe The Groundlings recently died at age 75. New York Times 4/3/17; Flavorwire 4/4/17; Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise 4/4/17; KQED 4/3/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus Esteban Fernandez talks about his "Jeopardy!" game show experience. Coronado Eagle & Journal 4/4/17

A car caught fire after crashing into several parked cars not far from SF State. KTVU 4/3/17 (clip not available online)

 


Professor of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin commented on the new Salesforce building changing the San Francisco skyline. CBS SF Bay Area 4/3/17

Professor of Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics Connie Ulasewicz talked about San Francisco’s Clean Waste Initiative, which aims to send nothing to a landfill or incinerator by the year 2020. KRON4 4/2/17 

Professor of Management Mitchell Marks comments on Bay Area resident’s view on traffic and high housing cost. KTVU 4/2/17 (clip not available online)

SF State student Breonna Williams commented on how nearly half of millennials want to move out of the Bay Area because of cost of living, traffic and housing. KTVU 3/31/17

SF State alumnus and founder of the influential improvisational theater troupe The Groundlings recently died at age 75. Los Angeles Times 4/3/17; Yahoo 4/2/17

SF State alumna Rebecca Solnit shared her thoughts on how she became a writer, historian and an activist. Cosmopolitan 4/3/17 

Jazz singer and SF State alumnus Chris Turner is profiled in an article about what can be found in his trash. Vice 4/2/17

SF State alumnus Dan Cohen is the new president of worldwide television licensing at Paramount Pictures. Variety 4/2/17 

SF State alumnus Gar Truppelli is mentioned in an article about the Beach Chalet in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 3/31/17

The governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District has chosen SF State alumna Mary E. Streshly as the new superintendent. Almanac 3/31/17 

A strike at SF State organized by the Third World Liberation Front is listed in an article about acts of resistance that aren’t often taught in school. Everyday Feminism 4/2/17 

California’s fire marshal staged a three-day course at SF State to help train local emergency responders on what they’ll likely experience when coming to a movie set. NBC Bay Area 3/31/17


March

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on why companies hire law firms to stop unions from organizing. Village Voice 3/30/17 

Professor of Health Education Michele Eliason comments on why LGBTQ adolescents are more prone to start smoking cigarettes. International Business Times 3/29/17 

Professor of Africana Studies Antwi Akom writes about the Trump administration moving to restrict access to public information on fair housing and racial segregation. City Watch LA 3/27/17 

SF State student and former foster youth Andrea Gamboa talks about her experience in foster care in an article about improving college-going rates for foster youth. Deseret News 3/30/17 

SF State alumnus Vincent Matthews is the next superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. San Francisco Examiner 3/29/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about colleges providing assistance to undocumented students. Washington Monthly 3/29/17

SF State students are mentioned in an article about shots being fired during a robbery in Vallejo. Vallejo Times-Herald 3/29/17


Professor of Health Education Michele Eliason comments on why LGBTQ adolescents are more prone to start smoking cigarettes. NBC News 3/28/17Reuters 3/27/17WHTC 3/27/17WTAQ 3/27/17

SF State alumnus Shai Alkebu-Lan writes a column about a complaint filed against the Board of Parole Hearings staff. The Bay View 3/28/17

The National Association for Ethnic Studies Conference held at SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies is mentioned in a story about incorporating ethnic studies into civics courses. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 3/28/17

An SF State spokesperson confirms that the school’s partnership with An-Najah National University will continue in accordance with a 2014 goodwill memorandum of understanding. The Algemeiner 3/29/17

Former SF State president S.I. Hayakawa is mentioned in an op-ed about freedom of speech on college campuses. St. Helena Star 3/28/17

SF State is mentioned in a story after the nearby Stonestown Galleria was evacuated when a chemical was allegedly sprayed inside a store causing customer discomfort. KNTV 3/28/17 (clip not available online)  

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ threat to block grants to sanctuary cities. Times Union 3/28/17SF Gate 3/27/1 

SF State alumnus Owen Summers is screening his claymation short film “Magic Beans” in the Sonoma Film Festival. Sonoma Index-Tribune 3/27/17

SF State research on vehicle temperatures is mentioned in an article about a proposed bill in Arizona, which would allow good Samaritans to intervene when children or animals are left in hot cars. Tucson Sentinel 3/27/17


Professor of Health Education Michele Eliason comments on why LGBTQ adolescents are more prone to start smoking cigarettes. WHTC 3/27/17

A research paper by Stanley Pogrow, professor in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies, that criticizes the education reform program Success for All is mentioned in a news brief. Boston Globe 3/24/17

Hip-hop journalist and Lecturer of Africana Studies David "Davey D" Cook discussed the induction of Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. KQED 3/24/17 (clip not available online)

SF State graduate student Stephen Gomez gave testimony about the financial struggles he faces at a California State University trustee hearing on a proposal to raise tuition. KCRW 3/23/17 (clip not available online)

SF State students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients expressed fear that the data collected about their families could give the government deportation power. WUWM 3/25/17; Delmarva Public Radio 3/25/17; Hawaii Public Radio 3/25/17; KOPB 3/25/17; Capital Public Radio 3/25/17; KNPR 3/25/17 (clips not available online)

SF State student Shiba Bandeeba was photographed as she protested CSU tuition increases. OrovilleMR 3/22/17

SF State alumnus Kristin Hope comments on the allure of moving to Detroit after graduating from college. Detroit Deadline 3/25/17

SF State’s Project Rebound was mentioned in a story about an inmate. 3/26/17 WBEZ (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus Michael Corrigan writes a column on the Trump administration’s proposal to cut funding to the National Endowment for the Arts. Idaho State Journal 3/25/17

The SF State Pilipino American Collegiate Endeavor helped organize the SAYAW folk dance and leadership summit in San Francisco. Inquirer.Net 3/25/17

SF State research on how cost is keeping some locals from visiting the ocean is mentioned in a story about nine relaxing California beaches. Travel + Leisure 3/25/17

Philip Choy, an expert on Chinese Americans and the first teacher of Asian American history at SF State, has died at 90. Asian Weekly 3/24/17

SF State is one of a handful of universities that have created a resource center for undocumented students. PBS News Hour 3/24/17

An arrest involving an alleged kidnapping and rape suspect was made near SF State. SFist 3/24/17; KTVU 3/24/17; KCBA 3/24/17 (clips not available online)

 


Artist and former SF State student Cauleen Smith is exhibiting her artwork at the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Hyperallergic 3/24/17

SF State alumnus Pamela Brown is one of the finalists for the position of superintendent of schools for Mesa County, Colorado. The Daily Sentinel 3/23/17

Oakland Athletics announcer and SF State alumnus Glen Kuiper talks about his career in sports broadcasting. CSNBA 3/23/17 (clip not available online)

A dispute at SF State over cultural appropriation is mentioned in an article about how a similar incident led to assault charges against a Hampshire College student. Breitbart 3/23/17

An arrest involving an alleged kidnapping and rape suspect was made near SF State. KTVU 3/23/17; KRXI 3/23/17; KCBA 3/23/17 (clips not available online)


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger is quoted in an op-ed about the author’s decision not to attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference. Jewish Journal 3/22/17

Professor of Music Jassen Todorov’s aerial photography is showcased in an article about capturing the growing wind and solar industries. National Geographic 3/23/17

SF State student Celia LoBuono Gonzalez comments on tuition increases that were passed by trustees of the California State University system. 3/22/17 SF Gate

SF State student Shiba Bandeeba was photographed as she protested CSU tuition increases. ChicoER 3/22/17

Author and SF State alumna Rebecca Solnit is the subject of a profile. SF Weekly 3/22/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about Google creating a partnership with Howard University to increase diversity in Silicon Valley. Geektime 3/23/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about arming police officers at City College of San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 3/23/17


Associate Professor of Health Education José Ramón Fernández-Peña comments on the impact of foreign health care workers on U.S. patient care. U.S. News and World Report 3/22/17

Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro comments on the death of Philip Choy, an expert on Chinese Americans and the first teacher of Asian American history at SF State. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 3/21/17

Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch comments on the Republican proposal to cap Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Health Care Act. The Commercial Appeal 3/21/17; Statesman Journal 3/21/17; Poughkeepsie Journal 3/21/17; Record Searchlight 3/21/17; Las Cruces Sun-News 3/21/17

Buildings that used to house SF State are mentioned in an article about historic structures in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 3/22/17

SF State research on voting preferences and diversity is mentioned in an article about President Donald Trump’s reverence for Andrew Jackson. Rapid City Journal 3/22/17

SF State is mentioned in a story on the proposed tuition increases for the California State University system. KNTV 3/21/17 (clip not available online)


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments after IBM ends remote working for its employees. Quartz 3/21/17

Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch weighs in on the probability of the proposed Affordable Health Care Act passing the House and the Senate as is. WalletHub 3/20/17

SF State’s League of Filipino Students is mentioned in a column about the importance of reading the book “Subversive Lives,” which documents the left’s fight against authoritarian leaders in the Philippines. Inquirer.net 3/21/17

SF State students are just some of the college entrants to the Tracy Grand Foundation Film Festival in April. Tracy Press 3/20/17

Electronic Frontier Foundation Director of Cybersecurity and SF State alumna Eva Galperin is campaigning to keep activists safe online. Vice 3/21/17

SF State alumnus Nick Howard went from studying mechanical engineering to building custom furniture in Sonoma County. Sonoma Index-Tribune 3/20/17

SF State’s MFA in writing program is mentioned in an article about Dominican University launching an MFA that focuses on narrative/poetic medicine. Marin Independent Journal 3/20/17

SF State research on voting preferences and diversity is mentioned in an article about President Donald Trump’s reverence for Andrew Jackson. Winston-Salem Journal 3/19/17

Philip Choy, an expert on Chinese Americans and the first teacher of Asian American history at SF State, has died at 90. San Antonio Express News 3/18/17


Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner testified in a libel trial involving a San Luis Obispo news website. New York Times 3/20/17

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on the FBI investigation into Russia’s alleged hacking of the presidential election. NBC Bay Area 3/19/17

Environmental research by Professor of Biology Kathy Boyer is documented in a new book, “Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection.” Marin Independent Journal 3/17/17

A trial is underway in the slaying of 30-year-old SF State student Jay Hansen. East Bay Times 3/17/17

SF State student and former foster youth Luz Hernandez is mentioned in an article about state senate bills designed to make college more affordable for students in foster care. Sacramento Bee 3/17/17

SF State alumna Kris Marubayashi is profiled in an article about her ceramics. Sacramento Bee 3/17/17 

SF State alumnus Jim Richardson has taught comedy in the North Bay for more than 30 years. The Press Democrat 3/17/17

Philip Choy, an expert on Chinese Americans and the first teacher of Asian American history at SF State, has died at 90. SF Gate 3/18/17; Times Union 3/18/17; Stamford Advocate; Houston Chronicle 3/18/17; Laredo Morning News 3/18/17

A dispute at SF State over cultural appropriation is mentioned in an article about how a similar incident led to assault charges against a Hampshire College student. Inside Higher Ed 3/20/17; Times Higher Ed 3/20/17

SF State research on voting preferences and diversity is mentioned in an article about President Donald Trump’s reverence for Andrew Jackson. Burlington County Times 3/19/17; Daily Globe 3/18/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about student protests over conservative speakers on campus. Canada Free Press 3/15/17

SF State loses to Cal Baptist in the NCAA Division II tournament. San Francisco Examiner 3/15/17


Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane talks about how President Donald Trump’s proposed budget will affect exoplanet research. Science 3/16/17

Attorney and Journalism Lecturer James Wagstaffe wins defamation case against a San Luis Obispo news website. The Tribune 3/16/17

Men’s Basketball Head Coach Paul Trevor is mentioned as a possible coach option for University of California, Berkeley. KPIX-SF (clip not available online)

SF State researchers are mentioned in an op-ed about President Donald Trump and racial diversity in the U.S. Sentinel & Enterprise 3/17/17; Montgomery Advertiser 3/17/17; Hawaii Tribune Herald 3/17/17; Casper Star Tribune 3/16/17; Sacramento Bee 3/16/17; The Register-Guard 3/16/17

SF State student Marianna Lira is mentioned in an article about the IRS data retrieval tool used to help students apply for financial aid being unavailable. Market Watch 3/17/17

SF State alumna Katie Kincade is profiled in an article about her career as a poster designer. Argus Courier 3/16/17


Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales comments on how race and ethnicity are taught in an article about why Asian American voices are missing from history textbooks. Pacific Standard 3/16/17

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Falu Bakrania’s book “Bhangra and the Asian Underground” is mentioned in an article about identity issues facing South Asian musicians. The Fader 3/15/17

Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner testified in a defamation trial concerning a San Luis Obispo news website. The Tribune 3/15/17

SF State students demonstrate against a proposed tuition increase using their bodies to spell out “NO HIKES” on Malcolm X Plaza. SF Gate 3/15/17

SF State researchers are mentioned in an op-ed about President Donald Trump and racial diversity in the U.S. Washington Post 3/15/17; Salt Lake Tribune 3/16/17

Research from SF State is mentioned in an article about what successful people in their 20s do in their spare time. Business Insider 3/15/17

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material items is referenced in a story about the travel industry. BBC World 3/15/17 (clip not available online)


An aerial photo of migrating geese taken by an SF State assistant professor of music is featured. Wired 3/15/17

A business co-founded by alumna Ani Abgaryan aims to make 3D printing more accessible. 3DPrint.com 3/15/17

An article about a Minnesota school’s band program mentions an SF State study that found students scored higher in math when a music-based curriculum is used to learn fractions. Minneapolis Star Tribune 3/14/17

An article about one of San Francisco’s “most horrific crimes” remembers the 1974 murder of an alumnus. San Francisco Chronicle 3/14/17

Alumnus Paul Ryan’s ski films from the 1960s and 1970s are being screened at Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House. Aspen Times 3/15/17


SF State Biology Professor John Hafernik helps return 300 checkerspot caterpillars to their original habitat in the Presidio. San Francisco Chronicle 3/13/17

KQED host and SF State English Language & Literature Professor Michael Kransy talks about his book on Jewish humor, “Let There Be Laughter.” The Times of Israel 3/14/17

SF State alumna Ani Abgaryan makes strides in educating the public on 3D printing. The Armenian Weekly 3/13/17

An SF State study connecting learning a musical instrument to higher academic performance is mentioned in an article about a thriving high school band. Mankato Free Press 3/14/17


SF State loses to Cal Baptist in Division II tournament. Riverside Press-Enterprise 3/10/17

Professor emeritus Mark Phillips writes about at-risk kids in schools. Marin Independent Journal 3/12/17

A student who got her tax forms filled out at the University’s VITA center is mentioned in an article about how to get taxes done for free. SFGate 3/11/17

A school district in San Mateo County hopes to establish a presence at the University’s career center as it works to alleviate a teacher shortage. The Daily Journal 3/13/17

San Francisco city archivist and SF State alumna Gladys Hansen has died. SFGate 3/11/17


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on issues facing Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Wired 3/9/17

Professor of Women & Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd’s book “Wide Open Town” is mentioned in an article about San Francisco gay nightclub Paper Doll. LGBTQ Nation 3/9/17

Alumna Kim Hume, a former Fox News executive, looks back on her journalism career after retirement. Boca Beacon 3/10/17

Alumna Traci Chee returns home to speak about her career as a writer. Calaveras Enterprise 3/9/17

After 23 years, SF State returns to the Division II basketball tournament. SFGate 3/10/17

Oakland food tech startup The Town Kitchen uses a workforce training program linked to the University. Inc. 3/9/17

A columnist looks back at a 2002 confrontation between Muslim and Jewish students at the University. Jerusalem Post 3/9/17

An astronomy blogger remembers when, in 1999, SF State and Harvard researchers independently discovered the first multi-planet system, finding two additional planets orbiting the star Upsilon Andromeda. Deseret News 3/10/17


Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd writes about the now-closed LGBT-friendly restaurant the Paper Doll in her book “Wide Open Town.” The Bay Area Reporter 3/9/17 

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures Mohammad Salama writes an opinion story on President Trump’s travel ban. The Indian Economist 3/9/17 

Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H.X. Lee’s book “The History of Asian Americans: Exploring Diverse Roots” is cited in an article about immigration from India. Quartz 3/9/17

Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov is one of the speakers at an East Bay forum focusing on the relations between the United States and Russia. East Bay Times 3/8/17 

SF State alumna and designer Ani Abgaryan hopes to make 3D printing more accessible through her company 3D Store. Abarez 3/8/17

An SF State study on the cost of going to the beach is mentioned in an article about the proposed renovation of 46 beach cottages in Orange County. Los Angeles Times 3/8/17

Black Hills State University, along with SF State, was awarded funding by the Department of Veterans Affairs to research veterans at local VA cemeteries. Star-Telegram 3/8/17


SF State Assistant Professor of Cinema Cheryl Dunye is listed as one of 12 women improving and inspiring their communities. Hoodline 3/8/17

Professor of Biology Kimberly Tanner talks about the study she co-authored involving a new tool that has the potential to help teachers measure active learning in their classrooms. Science Newsline 3/7/17; Science Daily 3/6/17

The SF State men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division II Western Regional in San Diego for the first time in 23 years. Press Democrat 3/7/17; NBC Bay Area 3/7/17; KCBS 3/7/17; KPIX 3/17/17 (clips not available online)

SF State’s Project Rebound, a program that helps the formerly incarcerated enroll in and graduate from college, has expanded to seven other California State University campuses. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 3/7/17


Professor of Biology Kimberly Tanner talks about the study she co-authored involving a new tool that has the potential to help teachers measure active learning in their classrooms. Inside Higher Ed 3/7/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Danny Glover discusses his participation in the 1968 student strike at SF State. The Chicago Crusader 3/7/17

SF State alumnus David Calloway reflects on his bus ride to campus in 1966. Los Angeles Times 3/7/17

SF State was awarded funding by the Department of Veterans Affairs for research at VA cemeteries that will be used to produce educational materials for schools and the public. Black Hills Pioneer 3/7/17

SF State men’s basketball Head Coach Paul Trevor speaks on the Gators’ recent success and their road to the national title for Division II basketball. KPIX 3/6/2017 (clip not available online)


Professor of Communications Studies Joe Tuman comments on presidential speechwriters following President Trump’s congressional address. Las Vegas Review-Journal 3/4/17

SF State student Linda Allen is named a retention specialist for the Guardian Scholars Program at Skyline College. San Bruno Patch 3/5/17

SF State alumnus Eric Keskeys designs labels for Eugene-based Oakshire Brewing. The Register-Guard 3/6/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Danny Glover is marching in Mississippi against the alleged intimidation tactics used by Nissan to discourage workers from unionizing. NBC News 3/4/17

The SF State men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division II West Coast Regional. Deseret News 3/6/17; KGMI 3/6/17; News of Hawaii 3/6/17; KHON2 3/5/17


An op-ed by Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger is referenced in an editorial about recent threats made to Bay Area Jewish Community Centers. J Weekly 3/2/17

SF State student Doug Deorsey is mentioned in an article about LGBT millennials and the challenges they face. ABC7 News 3/3/17

Author and SF State alumnus Rebecca Solnit is the subject of a profile. Elle.com 3/2/17

SF State’s Dream Resource Center is mentioned in an article about how fewer undocumented students are seeking financial aid out of fear of President Trump’s immigration enforcement. KPIX 3/2/17

SF State was awarded funding by the Department of Veterans Affairs for research at VA cemeteries that will be used to produce educational materials for schools and the public. News Center 1 3/2/17

SF State student activism is mentioned in an article about the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. SFist 3/2/17


Associate Professor of Economics Philip King submitted a declaration on behalf of plaintiffs in a lawsuit involving a Southern California surf gang. Easy Reader News 3/2/17

Professor of Communications Studies Joseph Tuman comments on President Donald Trump’s congressional address. KCBS 3/1/17 (clip not available online)

Assistant Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham is interviewed about covering the Pe’ahi Women’s Challenge, the first big-wave surfing contest to include women. Los Angeles Times 2/22/17 

SF State alumnus Danny Glover participated in a panel discussion on the mass deportation of immigrants, which included a reference to an SF State exchange student. The Bay Area Reporter 3/2/17 

SF State alumnus Vidur Sahney is the new vice president of operations and supply chain at Sientra, a medical aesthetics company in Santa Barbara. GuruFocus 3/1/17CNBC 3/1/17

Professor Emerita Roma Guy is portrayed in the ABC miniseries “When We Rise” about the LGBT rights movement in San Francisco. Bustle 3/1/17


Carlos Davidson, a professor in the School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement, comments on the calls frogs make to attract mates. The Scientist 3/1/17

Former San Francisco Supervisor and Asian American Studies Lecturer Eric Mar is mentioned in an article about the city granting immigrants non-citizen voting rights. Truthout 3/1/17

Assistant Professor of Consumer and Family Studies Gretchen George co-authored a study that found that a Fresno-area summer camp may help children adopt healthier lifestyles. Valley Public Radio 2/28/17

Professor Emerita Roma Guy is portrayed in the ABC miniseries “When We Rise” about the LGBT rights movement in San Francisco. SFist 2/28/17

Professor Emerita Sally Gearheart, the first openly lesbian professor at a U.S. university, is portrayed in the ABC miniseries “When We Rise.” 2Paragraphs 2/2717

The SF State men’s basketball team beat SoCal rivals Cal State Los Angeles in round one of the California Collegiate Association championships. SFBay.CA 2/28/17; KCBS 2/28/17; KBCW 2/28/17; KPIX 2/28/17 (clips not available online)

SF State student Jorge Castillo is mourning the loss of his brother, who was found dead with a gunshot wound in Santa Monica. CBS Los Angeles 2/27/17

Playwright and SF State alumnus Meagan Becker is mentioned after her play “Meant to Invent” premiers at a Utah elementary school. Davis Clipper 2/28/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about how undergraduate degrees from India translate to the U.S. when students apply to postgraduate programs. Hindustan Times 3/1/17

A symposium on women’s sports held at SF State is mentioned in an article about the premiere of the documentary “Tomboy,” which addresses the struggles facing women in professional sports. CSNBA 2/28/17 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 2/27/17

Protests at SF State are mentioned in an article about the First Amendment. Columbia Journalism Review 2/28/17


February

Professor Emerita Sarah Soh is mentioned in an editorial about Korean “comfort women.” The Korea Times 2/26/17

After backpacking in Asia, Autumn Cecil received certification at SF State to teach English as a second language. Sonoma Index-Tribune 2/27/17

SF State student Ericka Cruz Guevarra writes about Edward Snowden speaking to a live audience in San Francisco from Russia via a livestream. KQED News 2/27/17

SF State alumna Jackie Jenks is the new executive director for the nonprofit Inter-Faith Council for Social Service in North Carolina. The News & Observer 2/28/17

SF State alumnus and activist Cleve Jones is the subject of a profile after being portrayed in ABC’s new miniseries “When We Rise” about the LGBT rights movement. Monsters & Critics 2/27/17


A study on honeybees by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn is mentioned in an article about crowdsourcing college projects. TriplePundit  2/27/17

Professor of Communications Studies Joseph Tuman discusses a new order requiring Oakland police officers to report unpermitted parties in the wake of the Oakland warehouse fire. Times Union 2/25/17

Professor of Cinema Cheryl Dunye is interviewed in an article on coming out in Hollywood. Vice 2/24/17

SF State alumnus and visiting lecturer Roe McDermott discusses how Irish women consume pornography. Independent 2/26/17

An SF State student from Yemen is quoted in an article about a conference in Oakland that addressed student fears post-election. East Bay Times 2/24/17

Filmmaker and SF State alumnus Masoud Jafari-Jozani will not screen his movie “Behind the Wall of Silence” at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in protest of President Donald Trump’s policies. Financial Tribune 2/25/17

An anonymous street artist and SF State alumnus is profiled about his artwork. Mission Local 2/27/17

SF State alumnus Michael Corrigan writes about Maya Angelou and how she was portrayed in the PBS documentary “And Still I Rise.” Idaho State Journal 2/24/17

An SF State study about music-based curriculums is referenced in an article about a successful band program at a small school in Cleveland, Minnesota. Star Tribune 2/27/17


Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department Anita Silvers accepted the 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award. J Weekly 2/13/17

SF State student Esteban Fernandez competed on “Jeopardy!,” along with 14 other college students. Jewish Press 2/22/17

Transgender SF State students Kieran Hayden and Johnny Nikhol attended a rally at San Francisco City Hall against President Trump’s decision to roll back a policy that allowed trans students to use the bathroom of their chosen gender. Daily Star 2/24/17; Daily Mail 2/23/17

SF State alumnus Diana Marie Lee is the recipient of a technology scholarship funded by Uber South Florida. Richmond Standard 2/24/17; El Cerrito Patch 2/23/17

Journalist and former SF State student Vester Flanagan, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after allegedly killing a Virginia reporter and a cameraperson, is the subject of a profile. Oprah Winfrey Network 2/23/17 (clip not available online)

Film editor and SF State alumnus Spencer Averick co-produced “13th,” which is up for a Best Documentary Oscar. Argus Courier 2/23/17


Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi is one of 10 finalists for the 2017 San Francisco Pride community grand marshal. The Bay Area Reporter 2/23/17; San Francisco Bay Times 2/23/17

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane comments after several Earth-sized planets that could sustain life were discovered orbiting a nearby star. BBC News 2/23/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State student suffered minor injuries after being hit by a car near campus. KGO 2/22/17 (clip not available online)

Film editor and SF State alumnus Spencer Averick co-produced “13th,” which is up for a Best Documentary Oscar. The Press Democrat 2/23/17

SF State alumnus Byron Kelly will head Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Chattanooga. Times Free Press 2/23/17

Musician and SF State alumnus Ryan McCaffrey is interviewed about his band Go By Ocean. Pacific Sun 2/22/17

A Livermore couple donated funds to the Pedrozzi Foundation to establish a music scholarship named after SF State alumnus Charles Amirkhanian. The Independent 2/23/17

SF State’s Black Student Union held an event in the 1960s that was mentioned in an article about the Black Panther Party’s 50th anniversary in Seattle. The Seattle Medium 2/23/17

 

 


Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane comments after several Earth-sized planets that could sustain life were discovered orbiting a nearby star. New Scientist 2/22/17

SF State student Katie Berry is battling a rare disease, and a surfing fundraiser has been set up to benefit her care. Press-Telegram 2/20/17

A theatrical production at SF State is mentioned in an article on the Trump administration’s impact on arts programs. The Huffington Post 2/22/17

SF State alumnus Tenzin Tsedup writes about challenges and opportunities facing the Tibetan community in North America in an op-ed. Tibet Sun 2/22/17

Medium and former SF State student James Van Praagh is profiled in an article about his upcoming event in New Jersey. New Jersey Herald 2/22/17


Research by Professor of Sociology Gilbert Herdt is mentioned in an article about the link between the decline in youth suicide attempts and same-sex marriage laws. PBS NewsHour 2/20/17

Jim Jucoy, a photographer who documented San Francisco’s punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s and once exhibited his work at SF State, is publishing a new book. Dazed 2/20/17


SF State student Katie Berry is battling a rare disease, and a surfing fundraiser has been set up to benefit her care. Daily Breeze 2/19/17

The SF State men’s basketball team won their 22nd game of the season. KPIX 2/19/17 (clip not available online)

SF State student Aracely Gomez is mentoring high school students in Richmond to help create a college-going culture. East Bay Times 2/17/17

SF State student Alena Naiden wrote an article on the arrival of a Peet’s Coffee in Bayview-Hunters Point, signaling a change in the neighborhood. San Francisco Chronicle 2/17/17

Iranian foreign minister and SF State alumnus Mohammad Javad Zarif is mentioned in an article about a former American bureaucrat bringing U.S.-style democracy to Somalia as the nation’s leader. Politico 2/19/17

Former SF State student Amanda Tugwell started leading trips to Candlestick Park and is now giving behind-the-scenes tours of Oracle Arena and the Oakland Coliseum. East Bay Times 2/18/17; San Jose Mercury News 2/18/17

Vallejo High School’s 1963 baseball team, which included former SF State student athletes, will be inducted into the Vallejo Sports Hall of Fame. Times Herald 2/18/17

SF State alumnus Nathan “Nick” Chavin is a secret witness in the Robert Durst murder trial in Los Angeles. Hartford Courant 2/16/17

SF State was mentioned in a story about how the National Cancer Institute is funding cancer research. WBAL 2/19/17 (clip not available online)

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa is mentioned in an op-ed that expresses support for unilingualism in Canada. Toronto Sun 2/18/17


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman talks about President Donald Trump’s first press conference. KCBS 2/16/17 (clip not available online)

SF State Professor of Biology Ed Carpenter comments on how wildlife adapts to San Francisco’s changing landscape. Potrero View 2/16/17

Former San Francisco Supervisor and Asian American Studies Lecturer Eric Mar is part of a group leading the city’s municipal broadband initiative. SF Gate 2/16/17; Houston Chronicle 2/16/17; Times Union 2/16/17

SF State students participated in the All-Armenian Student Association retreat in Wrightwood, California. Asbarez 2/16/17

Author and SF State alumnus Delphine Hirasuna is the keynote speaker at the Stockton Japanese American Citizens League Day of Remembrance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Japanese internment during World War II. RecordNet 2/16/17

SF State alumnus Nathan “Nick” Chavin is a secret witness in the Robert Durst murder trial in Los Angeles. San Diego Union-Tribune 2/17/17; HeraldNet 2/16/17; Chicago Tribune 2/16/17; Manawatu Standard 2/16/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. Front Page Mag 2/17/17

DIALOG, a Canadian architecture firm, received the Award of Merit in the Architect at Zero competition, which asked entrants to plan and design student housing at SF State. Canadian Architect 2/17/17

SF State was awarded funding by the Department of Veterans Affairs for research at VA cemeteries that will be used to produce educational materials for schools and the public. News 4 Jax 2/16/17


Professor Emeritus Nancy Rabolt discusses free speech on college campuses in an op-ed. Half Moon Bay Review 2/15/17

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on the ephemeral nature of happiness in an article about Valentine’s Day. Family Share 2/14/17

SF State student Katie Berry is battling a rare disease, and a surfing fundraiser has been set up to benefit her care. Orange County Register 2/15/17

SF State alumnus Nathan “Nick” Chavin was named as a secret witness in the Robert Durst murder trial in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times 2/15/17

SF State alumnus Stephanie Ernst Scott owns Gus’ Discount Tackle, the San Francisco store her father opened 60 years ago. Hoodline  2/15/17

An SF State study shows how slouching can affect energy levels in students. KTRK 2/15/17 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature Jenny Lederer comments on the power of talking about President Donald Trump without saying his name. The Atlantic 2/14/17

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on the ephemeral nature of happiness in an article about Valentine’s Day. Aberdeen News 2/14/17

SF State student Alyssa Vasquez will compete in the Miss Napa County and Miss Bay Area/North Bay competitions. Napa Valley Register 2/14/17

A former SF State graduate student recounts the story of how he met his partner at SF State as part of a Valentine’s Day story. KQED 2/14/17 (clip not available online)
 
An SF State freshman and her boyfriend, who is enlisted in the Navy, were one of 86 Valentine’s Day weddings at San Francisco City Hall. KCBS 2/14/17 (clip not available online)
 
The SF State men’s basketball team is ranked No. 17 in the nation in the latest NCAA Division II rankings and has won 21 games in a season for the first time since the Reagan administration. KPIX 2/14/17; KCBS 2/15/17 (clips not available online)

A cigarette filter-recycling program at SF State is mentioned in an article about how legislators navigate the delicate balance between beach protection and access. San Francisco Examiner 2/15/17
 


Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi discusses freedom of speech on college campuses. Jezebel 2/13/17

SF State student Esteban Fernandez competed on “Jeopardy!,” along with other college students. WWLP 2/13/17; KGO 2/13/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State study on gift-giving was referenced in a story about Valentine’s Day. Daily American 2/14/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State study on family acceptance of LGBTQ children is mentioned in an op-ed about banning conversion therapy in New Mexico. Daily Post 2/13/17


Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on the use of violence in protests. San Francisco Examiner 2/12/17

Professor of Cinema Celine Shimizu comments on feminism and pornography in an article about the future of sex for Irish women. The Irish Times 2/11/17

Associate Professor of American Indian Studies John-Carlos Parea comments on the “New Age” music genre. Huffington Post 2/10/17

SF State faculty expressed their support for the installation of a memorial that recognizes the suffering of Korean “comfort women” — women forced into sex slavery by Japanese soldiers during World War II. NBC News 2/10/17 

SF State student Esteban Fernandez will compete on “Jeopardy!,” along with 14 other college students. News Eagle 2/10/17

Former SF State students Ashonti Ford and Melanie Eke will star in a new Oxygen network reality show, “The Battle of the Ex-Besties.” Fresno Bee 2/13/17 

Composer and SF State alumnus Lou Harrison is the subject of a newly published book. San Francisco Classical Voice 2/11/17

Former SF State student Aiko Nishi was the victim of discrimination during World War II, and her family was sent to an internment camp in Arizona. Al Jazeera 2/10/17

Former SF State student Maria Mora comments on being an undocumented student who was granted temporary legal status under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. San Francisco Chronicle 2/10/17 

SF State is one of six colleges that high school juniors will visit on a college tour planned by the California Scholarship Federation. KEYT 2/13/17

 


Professor of English Michael Krasny discusses how Jewish humor can help Democrats get through the Trump presidency. Forward 2/10/17

Professor of Biology John Hafernik’s research on honeybees that have become parasitized led to the launch of a K-12 program that educates students in becoming ZomBee hunters. Discover Magazine 2/9/17
 
SF State student Esteban Fernandez will compete on “Jeopardy!,” along with 14 other college students. The Morning Call 2/9/17
 
Artist and former SF State student Maria Elena Gonzalez opened a multimedia show exploring the language of trees in New York. ArtNet 2/10/17

Corte Madera Town Treasurer and former SF State student George Warman announced his retirement. Marin Independent Journal 2/19/1

Iranian Foreign Minister and SF State alumnus Mohammad Javad Zarif is mentioned in an article about President Trump’s travel ban. Washington Examiner 2/9/17
 
The 2014 documentary “Agents of Change,” depicting events at SF State during the 1968 student strike, is being screened in Muskegon, Michigan. M Live 2/10/17
 
Old footage of the California Seals NHL team that had been donated to SF State was used in a newly released documentary about the team. Los Angeles Times 2/9/17
 
The Malcom X mural at SF State is mentioned in an article about the relationship between Jews and African Americans in the music industry. Observer 2/9/17


Professor of Geography Jason Henderson comments on how racism and segregation shaped transit systems in Atlanta in a story about Dallas transit issues. D Magazine 2/9/17

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger will speak at a forum on religious heretics at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto. J Weekly 2/6/17

SF State student Michela Gregory, who was killed in the Oakland warehouse fire, was mentioned in a story about the continuing investigation of the tragedy. MSN 2/7/17

SF State research on how the cost of travel, parking and overnight accommodations has prevented some Californians from going to the beach has sparked new legislation. OB Rag 2/8/17


Professor Emeritus Sarah Soh’s book “The Comfort Women” is mentioned in an article about the sexual exploitation of Korean women by the Japanese during World War II. The Diplomat 2/8/17

Finance lecturer and incumbent member of the San Francisco Retirement Board Herb Meiberger was defeated in a recent election. San Francisco Chronicle 2/7/17

SF State student Esteban Fernandez will compete on “Jeopardy!,” along with 14 other college students. KGO 2/7/17; KGO Radio 2/7/17 (clips not available online)

SF State student and Republican Student Union President John Byerly discussed the first few weeks of the Trump administration. KGO Radio 2/7/17 (clip not available online)

The film “When Rabbit Left the Moon” by SF State alumnus Emiko Omori will be screened at Occidental College. The Rafu Shimpo 2/7/17

SF State alumnus Stephanie Gray will show her Asian-themed art at Gallerie Renee Marie in Benicia. Benicia Herald 2/7/17

Former SF State student Michaela Shoberg will choreograph performances in “Dances with Heart,” a Valentine’s Day celebration. Oregon Coast Today 2/7/17

An SF State study on how posture influences a person’s mood is mentioned in a story about preventing depression. The Marshalltown 2/8/17

The strike at SF State in the 1960s that led to the creation of the first black studies program in the U.S. is mentioned in an article about Black History Month. Jacksonville Free Press 2/7/17


SF State Assistant Professor of Cinema Cheryl Dunye and Professor of Cinema Celine Shimizu comment on the diversity of this year’s Oscar nominees. Post News Group 2/6/17

An SF State professor who lives in Davis commented on a hate crime in the city that was targeted at the Muslim community. Davis Vanguard 2/7/17

SF State student Esteban Fernandez will compete on “Jeopardy!,” along with 14 other college students. WDJT 2/7/17SF Gate 2/6/17; Coronado Times 2/6/17; 11 Alive 2/6/17; KNSD 2/6/17 (clip not available online)

Former SF State student and senior media producer at the Gene Autry Museum Laura Purdy discusses the “California Continued” exhibit. Hollywood Soapbox 2/6/17

Iranian diplomat and SF State alumnus Mohammad Javad Zarif is an example of Iranian leaders using social media to transform their image in the West. CNBC 2/7/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumnus Cathy Sandeen is a finalist to be the next chancellor of Minnesota state colleges and universities. Echo Press 2/6/17; Duluth News Tribune 2/6/17

The creation of the first Black Studies program in the United States at SF State is mentioned in a story about the growth of ethnic studies programs. WESA 2/6/17 (clip not available online)

An SF State strike in 1968 is mentioned in a story about the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. San Francisco Chronicle 2/5/17


“The Watermelon Woman,” a feature film by Assistant Professor of Cinema Cheryl Dunye, has turned 20. New Now Next 2/3/17

Professor Emeritus Mark Phillips praises the documentary “The Bad Kids” as a must-see film. Marin Independent Journal 2/5/17

Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on the effect President Trump’s travel ban is having on Silicon Valley jobs. Wired 2/3/17

Former SF State student P.L. Maillard was appointed as the new assistant medical group administrator for the Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center. North Bay Business Journal 2/6/17

SF State alumnus Cathy Sandeen is a finalist to be the next chancellor of Minnesota state colleges and universities. Twin Cities Pioneer Press 2/6/17

SF State alumnus George Marcus donated $1 million to Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. The National Herald  2/5/17

Actor and SF State alumnus Annette Bening discusses the Trump presidency, Brexit and Hollywood in an interview. The Herald 2/4/17

The political career of former San Francisco mayor and SF State alumnus Willie Brown was the subject of a profile. KNTV 2/4/17 (clip not available online)

SF State’s new transit pass for students, the Gator Pass, is mentioned in a story about the city’s next transit-centric supervisor. San Francisco Examiner 2/5/17

An SF State study on how posture influences a person’s mood is mentioned in a story about preventing depression. Tech Times 2/5/17; Natural News 2/3/17

SF State men’s basketball head coach Paul Trevor had his 100th win with the program after the Gators beat Chico State 65-51. San Francisco Examiner 2/4/17

Former SF State president S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned during a discussion of social unrest and freedom of speech on college campuses. The American Spectator 2/3/17

A confrontation between two SF State students over dreadlocks is mentioned in a story about student protests. Investor’s Business Daily 2/3/17

SF State research on how the cost of travel, parking and overnight accommodations has prevented some Californians from going to the beach has sparked new legislation. East County Today 2/3/17


Professor of History Charles Postel commented on protests at UC Berkeley over the appearance of a Breitbart News editor. Sacramento Bee 2/2/17

SF State alumnus Dave Donery will take over as town manager of San Anselmo March 1. Marin Independent Journal 2/2/17

SF State alumnus Terry Jones commented on San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s proposal to redevelop some low-income neighborhoods. San Francisco News 2/2/17

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned during a discussion of social unrest on Bay Area college campuses. The American Spectator 2/3/17; World Net Daily 2/2/17; KOH 2/2/17; WBEN 2/2/17; Talk 570 2/2/17; WHAM 2/2/17; WGMD 2/2/17; WWZN 2/2/17 (clips not available online)


Marketing Lecturer Neil Cohen talks about Super Bowl advertising. KNX-AM 2/1/17 (clip not available online)

SF State alumna Mariya Taher wrote a column describing how she’s been personally affected by President Trump’s immigration ban. Brown Girl Magazine 1/31/17

SF State alumnus Lloyd Lee Mason is seeking a seat on the East Bay Regional Park board. Martinez News-Gazette 1/29/17

A Canadian artist who was born in Iran might not be able to attend his own art opening at SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery. San Francisco Chronicle 1/31/17

Former SF State president S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned during a discussion of social unrest on Bay Area college campuses. KTVU 2/1/17 (clip not available online)

SF State student protests during the 1960s that sought courses in black studies are mentioned in a story about Carter G. Woodson and Black History Month. Pasadena Journal 2/1/17

SF State received 10,000 negatives from the Bay Area’s first black professional photographer, who chronicled community life for decades. East Bay Times 2/2/17

SF State research on how the cost of travel, parking and overnight accommodations has prevented some Californians from going to the beach has sparked new legislation. Los Angeles Times 2/1/17


Communication Studies Professor Joe Tuman talks about President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. KCBS 1/31/17 (clip not available online)
 
Marketing lecturer Hamid Kargaran talks about how his wife, a green card holder traveling back from Iran, has been affected by President Trump’s immigration ban. KCBA 1/31/17 (clip not available online)

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi discusses Islamophobia in the wake of President Trump’s immigration ban. KPFA 1/30/17

SF State graduate student Charlotte Hummer commented on student loan debt. WFOX 1/31/17 (clip not available online)

Artwork by SF State graduate student alumnus David Mayfield is being displayed in the Milwaukie City Hall. Portland Tribune 2/1/17

Legendary musician and SF State alumnus Johnny Mathis is still going strong as a performer and will perform this month at the Santa Ynez Casino. The Tribune 1/31/17

SF State President Les Wong signed a CSU statement on President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Cedar St. Times 1/31/17

A Canadian artist who was born in Iran might not be able to attend his own art opening at SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery. SF Gate 1/31/17

An SF State study on posture and its effect on mood is referenced in a story on the mental health benefits of good posture. Medical Daily 1/31/17

SF State researchers have found that the costs of travel, parking and overnight accommodations discourage many Californians from going to the beach as often as they would like, especially low-wage earners who live inland. Knowridge Science Report 1/29/17


January

Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on a company using a Super Bowl ad as a recruiting tool. Morningstar 1/31/17

Marketing lecturer Hamid Kargaran talks about how his wife, a green card holder traveling back from Iran, has been affected by President Trump’s immigration ban. KTVU 1/30/17

Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on a boycott of products linked to the Trump brand. KCBS 1/30/17 (clip not available online)

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has published a paper studying exoplanet system Wolf 1061. Blasting News 1/30/17; Stock News USA 1/30/17; VICE 1/29/17; Futurism 1/28/17

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman discusses the tech industry’s backlash against Trump’s executive order on immigration. CNET 1/28/17

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on the role of Gov. Jerry Brown as the defender of liberal values in Washington, D.C. Christian Science Monitor 1/28/17

Associate Professor of International Relations Juanita Darling comments on the growing popularity of community radio among young Salvadorans. TRT World 1/26/17

Professor of Management Mitchell Marks discusses the fear he felt in coming forward about his   support for Donald Trump. Wall Street Journal 1/19/17 (clip not available online)

SF State student Ruqaiya Modan participated in a protest at the San Francisco International Airport against President Trump’s immigration ban. PopSugar 1/30/17

SF State students held a meeting to address Islamophobia in the wake of President Trump’s immigration ban. KPIX 1/30/17; NBC Bay Area 1/30/17; KXJZ 1/30/17; KCBS 1/30/17; KOVER 1/30/17 (clips not available online)

Legendary musician and SF State alumnus Johnny Mathis is still going strong as a performer. Santa Ynez Valley News 1/30/17

Journalist, filmmaker, human rights advocate and SF State alumnus Jose Antonio Vargas spoke about immigration during a meeting at Sonoma State University. Sonoma Index-Tribune 1/27/17

Former SF State student Lyn Romstad launched a mentoring program at schools to help teens in the North Bay. Petaluma Argus Courier 1/31/17

Former SF State graduate student Diane Weipert has a new film that will be featured in LUNAFEST in El Cerrito. El Cerrito Patch 1/29/17

A former SF State graduate student was killed in 2002 by her husband, a man linked to six other killings. East Bay Times 1/27/17

Former SF State student Kip Herren will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Auburn Reporter 1/26/17

A Canadian artist who was born in Iran might not be able to attend his own art opening at SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery. Canadian Art 1/31/17

Protests organized by SF State students during the 1960s are mentioned in this article. BeyondChron 1/31/17

SF State researchers have found that the costs of travel, parking and overnight accommodations discourage many Californians from going to the beach as often as they would like, especially low-wage earners who live inland. New America Media 1/30/17

An emergency discussion sponsored by a student organization on Islamophobia and President Trump’s executive order was held at SF State. KPIX 1/30/17 (clip not available online)

SF State is the top California school for “sugar babies,” or students relying on the generosity of older men, according to SeekingArrangement.com. OC Weekly 1/27/17

SF State offers classes in “Brain Fitness” taught by wellness educator Hope Levy, who focuses on seniors. The Western Edition 1/14/17


Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung is referenced in this essay about observing Lunar New Year traditions. WBAA 1/27/17; Public Radio East 1/27/17; KNPR 1/27/17; KQED 1/27/17

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has published a paper studying exoplanet system Wolf 1061. Forbes 1/26/17; WWL 1/26/17; WBEN-AM 1/26/17 (clips not available online)  

Alum Celeste Austin serves as director of special programs at The Living Room, a daytime drop-in center assisting homeless and at-risk women and their children in Sonoma County. The Press Democrat 1/26/17 

Alum Carolyn McDaniel recently retired after teaching for 33 years in the Trona Joint Unified School District. The Daily Independent 1/27/17

Former student and jazz drummer Paul Yonemura is releasing a new album. Berkeleyside 1/26/17

SF State researchers have found that the costs of travel, parking and overnight accommodations discourage many Californians from going to the beach as often as they would like, especially low-wage earners who live inland. LinkTV 1/26/17; KCET 1/26/17


A recently published study conducted by SF State Geography and Environment Lecturer Anna Studwell could prove life-saving for foraging seabirds along the Central California coastline in the event of an oil spill. Science Daily 1/26/17 

SF State alum and actor Ronnie Schell, best known for his television work playing opposite Jim Nabors in the classic ’60s sitcom “Gomer Pyle, USMC,” is appearing at the Improv in Lake Tahoe. Tahoe Daily Tribune 1/25/17

Former student Yoshiro Tasaka is the San Francisco Japanese Consulate’s aide and advisor for community affairs. Nikkei West 1/26/17

Former student Ricky Baker is a high school baseball coach and physical education teacher. Chicago Tribune 1/23/17

A study by the Equality of Opportunity Project found that at SF State the wealthiest students comprise less than 1 percent of enrollments, while 38 percent of students were from the bottom 60 percent in income levels. SF Gate 1/26/17

SF State researchers have found that the costs of travel, parking and overnight accommodations discourage many Californians from going to the beach as often as they would like, especially low-wage earners who live inland. Los Angeles Times 1/26/17


Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has published a paper studying exoplanet system Wolf 1061. Science Alert 1/25/17; Space.com 1/24/17; International Business Times 1/24/17; Mid Day Daily 1/24/17

SF State student Dani Alvarez is mentioned in a newly released policy paper about tuition-free education in California. Turlock Journal 1/24/17

Iranian diplomat and SF State alumnus Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsar is an example of Iranian leaders using social media to transform their image in the West. CNBC 1/25/17 (clip not available online)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has appointed Nicole Bohn, former director of SF State’s Disability Programs and Resource Center, to head the city’s Office on Disability. San Francisco Examiner 1/24/17

Oakland high school teacher and SF State alumnus Joel Wing is tracking casualties in Iraq. Bozeman Daily Chronicle 1/24/17

SF State alumna Ma. Rowena Matti advocates for meaningful approaches to education in the learning centers she operates in the Philippines. SunStar Philippines 1/25/17

SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies is mentioned in an article that examines whether ethnic studies programs can change education outcomes for minority students. Pacific Standard 1/25/17

Firefighters responded to a blaze at the SF State library annex. KPIX 1/24/17 (clip not available online)


Professor of English Michael Krasny talks about Jewish humor in the age of the Trump administration. San Francisco Chronicle 1/24/17

Labor and Employment Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol comments on possible cuts to California schools due to skyrocketing pension costs. San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/17

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has published a paper studying exoplanet system Wolf 1061. Live Science 1/23/17

The civil suit filed by the family of SF State student Michela Gregory, who was killed in the Oakland warehouse fire, is mentioned in a story about the wife of the building’s master tenant. East Bay Times 1/24/17

SF State graduate student Charlotte Hummer commented on student loan debt. KAMC 1/23/17 (clip not available online)

Oakland high school teacher and SF State alumnus Joel Wing is tracking casualties in Iraq. My Statesman 1/24/17

Adolph “Al” Berenguer, an 88-year-old Vallejo teacher and SF State alumnus, has worked as a classroom teacher for more than 50 years and is writing his third book. Vallejo Times-Herald 1/23/17

Dipsea race legend and SF State alumnus Carl Jensen has died at 72. Marin Independent Journal 1/23/17

Former Oakland teacher and SF State alumna Joanne McKray has died at age 85. East Bay Times 1/24/17

SF State faculty members who participate in the Prison University Project at San Quentin are mentioned in an article praising the prison for its rehabilitation programs. The Sydney Morning Herald 1/24/17

SF State is mentioned in a story about protests during the 1960s. Buzzfeed 1/23/17


Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has published a paper studying exoplanet system Wolf 1061. The Nation 1/23/17; The Space Reporter 1/22/17; The Sun 1/22/17; Gizmodo 1/22/17; KCBS 1/22/17 (clip not available online); iTechPost 1/21/17; New York Post 1/21/17; Daily Star 1/21/17; Telegiz 1/21/17; Tech Times 1/21/17; UPI 1/21/17; Christian Science Monitor 1/21/17; WINS 1/21/27 (clip not available online); Express 1/20/17; Inquisitr 1/20/17

Professor of Management John Sullivan writes about a strategy for companies to attract top talent. Wall Street Journal 1/23/17

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan lists five reasons why the Senate should reject Andrew Puzder as Labor secretary. The Hill 1/22/17

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on a proposal to make voting mandatory in San Francisco. Hoodline 1/22/17

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on SF Mayor Ed Lee taking a new public leadership role in the wake of the Trump presidency. San Francisco Chronicle 1/21/17

Professor of Political Science Joe Tuman commented on the political rhetoric of President Trump’s inaugural address. KCBS 1/20/17; WHBL 1/20/17 (clips not available online)

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on President Trump’s inaugural address. San Francisco Chronicle 1/20/17

SF State graduate student Jaime Burnside is mentioned in a story about her brother, a high school wrestler who is overcoming a tragic loss. The Press Democrat 1/21/17

SF State graduate student Charlotte Hummer commented on student loan debt. WIAT 1/21/17 (clip not available online)

Oakland high school teacher and SF State alumnus Joel Wing is tracking casualties in Iraq. 1/20/17 Los Angeles Times

SF State alumnus David Morris helped organize a demonstration on the Golden Gate Bridge called “Bridge Together.” SFist 1/20/17

SF State was approached about possibly renting the El Rey Theatre in San Francisco after a church vacated the building. SF Gate 1/20/17

SF State is mentioned in a story about Asian American protests in the United States. Hyphen Magazine 1/8/17


Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has published a paper studying exoplanet system Wolf 1061. Express 1/20/17; Huffington Post 1/20/17; IBT 1/20/17; Dotemirates 1/20/17; Daily Mail 1/19/17

Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri comments on President Trump’s foreign policy. Tehran Times 1/20/17

Biology Lecturer Frances Wilkerson comments on the presence of ammonia in sewage, which can feed algae blooms. TC Palm 1/20/17

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on what to expect in President Trump’s inaugural address. SF Gate 1/19/17

Research by Assistant Professor of Sociology Darius Bost is mentioned in an article about queer resistance to Vice President Mike Pence. Mic Network 1/19/17

Professor Emeritus Bill Michaelis’ work in the field of play has been recognized by the online Play and Playground Encyclopedia. Pacifica Tribune 1/19/17

SF State graduate student Charlotte Hummer comments on student loan debt. KPIX 1/19/17

SF State alumna Maya Elisabeth has partnered with Whoopi Goldberg to produce medical cannabis products. GreenBiz 1/20/17

Former high school principal and SF State alumna Dorene Basuino will host the City of Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Pacifica Tribune 1/20/17

SF State alumna Jill Ruzicka is the new executive director of the Lake County Winery Association. Record-Bee 1/19/17

SF State research on the positive power of good memories is mentioned in an article on how to wake up happier. Reader’s Digest 1/20/17

SF State’s Project Rebound is mentioned in an article about colleges dropping criminal background questions from admission applications. University Business 1/20/17

SF State is mentioned in an article about labor relations and Palestine. Electronic Intifada 1/19/17


Professor of Management John Sullivan talks about unconscious bias during the hiring process and its effect on a work environment. CIO 1/19/17

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman comments on President-elect Trump’s use of Twitter to spread his message. CNET 1/19/17

Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri comments on President-elect Trump’s foreign policy plans. Tehran Times 1/18/17

SF State MFA candidate in creative writing Neval Pektas writes about childhood identity around race during the Trump presidency. Washington Post 1/19/17

A popular geolocation hashtag among SF State students is #library. SFist 1/18/17

SF State alumna Lisanne Skyler screened her film “Brillo Box” at the fourth annual Fog Design + Art gala at Fort Mason. San Francisco Chronicle 1/18/17

SFJazz is honoring Oakland saxophone icon and former SF State student John Handy. Marin Independent Journal 1/18/17

A confrontation between two SF State students over dreadlocks is mentioned in an article about cultural appropriation. Observer 1/18/17

SF State will host a poetry panel as part of a multidisciplinary showcase at the Museum of African Diaspora. KQED 1/18/17


Author and Professor of Political Science Robert Smith assesses President Barack Obama’s legacy as the first black president. Christian Science Monitor 1/18/17

Composer, singer and School of Music Lecturer Rita Sahai has won a bronze medal in the Global Music Award Honors. India Currents 1/17/17

A book by author and Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner, “Am I Alone Here? : Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live,” is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle in criticism. Los Angeles Times 1/17/17

“Am I Alone Here?: Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live” by author and Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner is part of a list of notable books. The New Yorker 1/9/17


Associate Professor of Political Science Ronald Hayduk comments after Portland, Maine, considers letting noncitizen immigrants vote in local elections. CentralMaine.com 1/16/17

Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences John Monteverdi talks about recent rain in the Bay Area and its effect on California’s drought. Hoodline 1/13/17

SF State alumnus Mahyar Amouzegar is the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of New Orleans. New Orleans City Business 1/17/17

Author and SF State alumna Cal Orey has a wintry recipe for scones. Tahoe Tribune 1/16/17

California Democratic Party Chairman and SF State alumnus John Burton was the subject of a profile. KPIX 1/15/17 (clip not available)

An SF State study on the value of experiences over material gifts is referenced in a list of 30 habits that will establish a healthier mind. Independent.ie 1/17/17

 

 


Professor of Humanities Carel Bertram spoke about how music plays a role in identity at a conference with the theme “Armenians in America.” Massis Post 1/12/17; Asbarez 1/12/17

Associate Professor of Anthropology Niccolo Caldararo has written an editorial that criticizes the Marin County Board of Supervisors for putting development pressure on owners of a San Rafael ranch. 1/12/17 Marin Independent Journal

Actress and SF State alumna Annette Bening is profiled in a review of her latest film, “20th Century Women.” The Philadelphia Inquirer 1/13/17

Two SF State alumnae are leaders of a Girl Scout alternative, Radical Monarchs, which has a feminist edge and focuses on the experiences of women of color. The Daily Sheeple 1/12/17

Former SF State student Sean Moore was seriously injured in an officer-involved shooting in San Francisco. SF Gate 1/13/17


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman comments on President-elect Donald Trump’s first press conference after winning the election. KCBS 1/11/17 (clip not available online)

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson talks about what San Francisco can learn from Denmark’s bike infrastructure. StreetsBlog SF 1/10/17

Todd Lewis, CEO of Richmond’s Omega Pacific Electric Supply and an SF State alumnus, has died at 56. East Bay Times 1/10/17

An at-risk student who participated in Soccer Without Borders, a program that reaches out to children in underserved communities through sports, is going on to play soccer at SF State. Good 1/11/17

A student protest at SF State is mentioned in an article about the role university leaders are expected to play in conflicts over free speech. Dallas News 1/11/17

A confrontation between SF State students over dreadlocks is mentioned after a man was criticized for owning a successful dreadlocks business. Heat Street 1/11/17

A student protest at SF State is mentioned during a talk on the Middle East at a San Diego library. San Diego Jewish Journal 1/10/17

 


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith’s book “Polarization and the Presidency: From FDR to Barack Obama” is referenced in an article about President Obama’s approval rating. Wisc News 1/11/17; Hartford Sentinel 1/11/17; Muscatine Journal 1/11/17

Oakland saxophone icon and former SF State student John Handy is the subject of a tribute during SFJazz’s fifth season. San Jose Mercury News 1/10/17

An SF State study on excessive temperatures in enclosed cars was mentioned in a story about the dangers of leaving animals or children inside vehicles during the warmer months. KFYI 1/11/17 (clip not available online)


Professor of Journalism Jon Funabiki comments about the lack of diversity in the media following the ousting of a longtime TV anchor in Washington, D.C. The Root 1/9/17

An Osher Lifelong Learning Institute instructor is the subject of an article on the challenge of evicting tenants in California. New Zealand Herald 1/9/17

Two SF State alumnae are leaders of a Girl Scout alternative, Radical Monarchs, which has a feminist edge and focuses on the experiences of women of color. Heat Street 1/9/17; KUIK 1/9/17 (clip not available online)

Former SF State students Adam Fortunate Eagle and Richard Oakes were instrumental in hatching a plan to occupy Alcatraz in 1969. Planet Experts 1/9/17

SF State alumna Shani Winston is looking to pursue a career in politics in Israel. The Bay Area Reporter 1/9/17

Master Mason and SF State alumnus Joel Harold Springer has died at 68. Calaveras Enterprise 1/9/17


Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on President Barack Obama’s struggle for bipartisan cooperation during his two terms. PolitiFact 1/6/17

Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov comments on the U.S. intelligence report on Russian hacking. Russia Direct 1/9/17

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman comments on efforts to save artist warehouse spaces in the aftermath of the Ghost Ship fire. San Francisco Chronicle 1/8/17

An Osher Lifelong Learning Institute instructor is the subject of an article on the challenge of evicting tenants in California. Daily Telegraph 1/8/17; Mother Jones 12/29/16

Professor Emeritus Mark Phillips critiques the nomination of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education. Marin Independent Journal 1/8/16

SF State student Alisar Mustafa advocates for making education accessible to children in Syria. Study Breaks 1/9/17

An SF State student who works as a babysitter and advertises her services through Care.com nearly fell victim to a scam on the website. KRON 1/8/17 (clip not available online)

Author and SF State alumna Marianne Gage has published her third novel, “Private Faces.” Huffington Post 1/9/17

Award-winning actor and SF State alumnus Jeffrey Tambor talks about his acting career. KTVF 1/8/17; KXGN 1/8/17; WNBC 1/8/17; WLTZ 1/8/17; WPTZ 1/8/17; WMBF 1/8/17; WHIZ 1/8/17; KTEN 1/8/17; KYMA 1/8/17; KUSA 1/8/17; KGBF 1/8/17; KGW 1/8/17 (clips not available online)

SF State alumnus Steve Hales is the new general manager for the Solano County Fairgrounds. Daily Republic 1/7/17

SF State Vice President of Administration and Finance Ron Cortez has accepted a position as the vice chancellor for administrative and business services at the University of California, Irvine. Chronicle of Higher Education 1/8/17; Orange County Register 1/9/17

SF State is mentioned in a discussion on free speech on college campuses. Slate 1/9/17

A weekly roundup lists a story on SF State and anti-Semitism as one of the top articles of last week. San Francisco Examiner 1/6/17


Associate Professor of Comparative and World Literature Shirin Khanmohamadi comments on the American far right’s interest in the Middle Ages. The Economist 1/2/17

Professor of Sociology Colleen Hoff comments on a new study that found young gay men who are part of a couple favor monogamy. Edge Media Network 1/5/17

Associate Professor of Economics Philip King commented on the economic value of recreation at beaches in an article about a Southern California surf gang. The Inertia 1/5/17

Andy Warhol Museum curator and SF State alumnus Jose Carlos Diaz is one of the creative forces shaping Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 1/5/17

The first Chinese educator in the Stockton Unified School District, SF State alumna Esther Fong, has died at 88. Stockton Record 1/5/17

SF State alumnus Steve Hales is the new general manager for the Solano County Fairgrounds. The Reporter 1/5/17

SF State employee Mark Ohanesian comments on the pending closure of the Stonestown Mall Macy’s. KTVU 1/5/17


Incoming SF State first-year student Daniel Vasquez is featured in a profile on immigrants shielded by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. New York Times 1/17

SF State student Ariana Hatami died following an alleged domestic abuse incident. SF Gate 1/4/17

Despite its recent dip in the polls, the SF State men’s basketball team is having a historic season. San Francisco Examiner 1/4/17

Chief Palestinian negotiator and SF State alumnus Saeb Erekat was mentioned in a discussion on Palestine. KGO Radio (clip not available online)

Actor and former SF State student Danny Glover is the subject of a profile. Gazette Review 1/4/17

SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies was mentioned in an article about the increase of bottlenose dolphins in the San Francisco Bay. Times Union 1/2/17 

The SF State Poetry Center is mentioned in an interview with Jewish-Cuban poet Jose Kozer. Tablet Magazine 1/4/17 

Pinoy Educational Partnerships (PEP), a mentorship program that connects SF State students with high school students, is mentioned. Asian Journal 1/5/17


Associate Professor of Economics Philip King commented on the economic value of recreation at beaches in an article about a Southern California surf gang. Daily Breeze 1/3/17

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Studies Alex Gerould commented on the rise of street violence in San Jose. San Jose Mercury News 12/31/16

Santa Rosa educator, actor and SF State alumnus Bob Stanley has died at 83. The Press Democrat 1/3/17

SF State Vice President of Administration and Finance Ron Cortez has accepted a position as the vice chancellor for administrative and business services at the University of California, Irvine. Orange County Business Journal 1/3/17; Los Angeles Times 1/3/17

SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies was mentioned in an article about the increase of bottlenose dolphins in the San Francisco Bay. Houston Chronicle 1/2/17; Stamford Advocate 1/2/17


Author and Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner discussed his essay collection “Am I Alone Here?” on Forum. KQED 12/29/16 (clip not available online)

Assistant Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham is documenting the growing movement of big-wave surfers. San Francisco Chronicle 12/24/16

Professor of Management John Sullivan commented on how hiring referrals can erode workplace diversity. Bloomberg 12/23/16

Associate Professor of Humanities Carel Bertram spoke at a Society for Armenian Studies conference on Armenians in America. Mirror Spectator 12/22/16

Manager of the SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and SF State lecturer Michael Vasey was quoted in an article on exploring the San Mateo coastline. Bay Nature 1/1/17

SF State student Rene Siqueiros was quoted in an article about a program that helps low-income high school students in Watsonville broaden their academic horizons. Santa Cruz Sentinel 12/26/16

SF State’s men’s basketball team continues to climb in national polls. KPIX 12/27/17; KNVN 12/27/17; KHSL 12/27/16; KCBS 12/28/16 (clips not available online)

The family of SF State student Michela Gregory, who was killed in the Oakland warehouse fire, filed a lawsuit following the disaster. Washington Post 12/23/16; Jackson Hole News and Guide 12/24/16; KPCC 12/25/16; San Mateo Daily Journal 12/27/2016; Rolling Stone 12/28/16; KQED 12/23/16; KNTV 12/23/16; Bloomberg Radio 12/23/16; WNEW 12/23/16; KCAL 12/23/16; KPIX 12/23/16; WINS 12/23/16; WBBM 12/23/16; WPTV 12/24/16; KWQC 12/24/16; KNDO 12/24/16; KSBW 12/24/16; KWQC 12/24/16; WMC 12/24/16; WBZ 12/24/16; KOAA 12/24/16; WNDU 12/24/16; KCRW 12/26/16 (clips not available online)

SF State alumna Maddie Smith is a co-owner of Petaluma’s Forget Me Not Cakes. Petaluma Argus Courier 1/3/17

SF State alumnus and social change advocate Scott Meyers-Lipton is fighting to shrink the wealth gap in Silicon Valley. San Jose Mercury News 12/26/2016

SF State was mentioned in an article about anti-Semitism. San Francisco Examiner 1/3/17; Breitbart News 12/27/16; The Algemeiner 12/26/16; KGO 1/3/17; KFBK 1/3/17 (clips not available online)

SF State was mentioned in an article about recording and broadcasting CSU classes online. San Francisco Examiner 1/2/17

SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies was mentioned in an article about the increase of bottlenose dolphins in the SF Bay. San Francisco Chronicle 1/2/17

The SF State Poetry Center is mentioned in an article on the passing of poet David Meltzer. San Francisco Chronicle 1/2/17

SF State received funding from the San Mateo County Office of Education to help train and credential teachers in an effort to end the county’s teacher shortage. San Mateo Daily Journal 12/28/16

The San Francisco Chronicle’s sixth most read story of 2016 was on the woman abandoned as a baby at SF State and graduated from the school 31 years later. San Francisco Chronicle 5/28/16