SF State in the News 2016

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


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February

Kwong–Liem Karl Kwan, associate professor of counseling, is interviewed about the prevalence of child abuse in China. The Diplomat 2/11/16 

Dominic Caserta, political science lecturer, is mentioned in this article about the Santa Clara City Council. The Santa Clara Weekly 2/11/16  Caserta is also a possible Santa Clara mayoral candidate. Marin Independent Journal 2/8/16

Research conducted by Psychology Professor David Matsumoto, published in the journal "Applied Psychology," found that individuals experiencing anger, contempt and disgust are more likely to act and behave in a hostile manner toward those with whom they disagree. Medical Daily 2/10/16

Lewis DeSoto, professor of art, recently published a book of photographs titled "Empire." Napa Valley Register 2/10/16

John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses seven rules for job interview questions that result in great hires. Harvard Business Review 2/10/16

Kenneth Paap, professor of psychology, is interviewed about bilingualism and its impact on executive function. The Atlantic 2/10/16

Alum Natalie Shaheen, a former engineer and tech executive, is the founder and owner of Josephine Homes, a luxury design business in San Francisco. Forbes 2/10/16

Alum Larry Moore died as he attempted to rescue his wife from sneaker waves on the coast of Pacifica. SF Gate 2/10/16

SF State is among a number of Bay Area colleges and universities that supports the Oakland Promise Initiative, a program that guarantees CSU admission to any Oakland student who meets the minimum requirements.  The Pioneer 2/11/16

SF State's first gay fraternity, Delta Lambda Phi, is back on campus after a 24-year hiatus. SFist 2/10/16

This article references black activism on the SF State campus during the 60s. The Bradford Era 2/10/16


John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses the 10 productivity factors that predict employee turnover. HRM New Zealand 2/10/16

A series of studies conducted by Kimberly Tanner, professor of biology, revealed the inconsistency and inaccuracy of grades. Columbia Spectator Today 2/10/16

Sachi Cunningham, assistant professor of journalism, is quoted. Theinertia 2/9/16 

William Cochlan, senior research scientist at the Romberg Tiburon Center and a research professor of biology, comments on a possible federal fisheries disaster declaration and the need for more research dollars to study the high levels of toxic acid affecting Dungeness crabs.  ABC 2/9/16 

Alum, poet and playwright Marcus Gardley is interviewed about his new play. KQED-Monterey 2/10/16 (clip not available online); KQED-Monterey 2/9/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Nancy Lopez is a marketing assistant for OAC Services in Seattle. Daily Journal of Commerce 2/10/16

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks of the band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks has died. All Access Music Group 2/9/16; Reno Gazette Journal 2/9/16

Alum Amy Carraba is returning to Sacramento's ABC affiliate as morning anchor. ABC 10 2/8/16

This opinion piece references a collaboration between SF State and An-Najah National University. The Jewish Press 2/9/16

The Afiara Quartet completed a residency at SF State. Oswego County Today 2/10/16

 


The California State University faculty union announced Monday that it would strike for five days across all 23 campuses if an ongoing contract dispute is not resolved by the middle of April. San Francisco Examiner 2/8/16; SF Gate 2/8/16; KCBS-AM 2/8/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 2/9 16 (clip not available online)

Marketing Lecturer Neil Cohen shared his thoughts on Super Bowl commercials. KNX- 1070 CBS Los Angeles 2/8/16. (clip not available online)

John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses the 10 productivity factors that predict employee turnover. HRM Canada 2/9/16

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks of the band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks has died. Nano News 2/8/16 

Alum Kateryna Bilyk describes her experience finding a job after graduation. Elite Daily 2/8/16

SF State is the repository of more than 15,000 ancestral remains of the Ohlone Indian tribe. KAET-PHX (PBS) 2/9/16 (clip not available online)


The California State University faculty union announced Monday that it would strike for five days across all 23 campuses, if an ongoing contract dispute is not resolved by the middle of April. Sacramento Bee 2/8/16; CBS Los Angeles 2/8/16; Los Angeles Times 2/8/16; KSBW-ABC 2/8/16 

Steven Choe, associate professor of cinema, is part of a new SF State research cluster focusing on violence, trauma and health. Daniel Bernardi, interim dean of the College of Liberal and Creative Arts, helped create the proposal for the cluster, which also includes Melissa Hagan, assistant professor of psychology, and Charmayne Hughes, associate professor of kinesiology. Chronicle of Higher Education 2/8/16 

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright, the author of “Hope and Healing in Urban Education," raises awareness about structural violence in schools. Worcester Telegram  2/8/16

Felix Kury, lecturer in Latina/Latino Studies, is interviewed about the recent arrest of four of the men linked to the 1989 execution of six Jesuit priests, a housekeeper and her teenage daughter on a university campus in San Salvador. Los Angeles Times 2/7/16

Charles Postel, associate professor of history, discusses the meaning of the political term  progressive. Time 2/5/16

SF State student Jehan Hakim participated in a recent "Meet a Muslim Community Conversation" and is featured in this article. San Francisco Chronicle 2/7/16

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks of the band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks has died. The Washington Post 2/8/16; VVN Music 2/7/16SF Gate 2/6/16 

Alum John Blomster is a copywriter in public affairs office at Cal State Sacramento and a blogger. Sacramento Press 2/7/16

Alum and magician Christian Cagigal is the co-founder of the Fog City Magic Fest. Hoodline 2/7/16

Wendy Montgomery works with SF State's Family Acceptance Project and co-founded Mama Dragons, a support group that connects Mormon mothers of gay children. Slate 2/8/16 

A plan for a new Muni M-Ocean View subway line would serve the SF State community and surrounding area. San Francisco Examiner 2/8/16

Singer Jordin Sparks appeared at the Starkey Hearing Foundation hearing mission at SF State. Just Jared 2/8/16 

Family support and acceptance is critical for preventing depression and suicide in LGBTQ youth, and guidelines provided by SF State's Family Acceptance Project are mentioned in this op-ed. The Salt Lake Tribune 2/6/16

 


Erik Peper, professor of health education, discusses the physiologic effects of posture. Bloomberg Business 2/5/16  

Alum Lucille Lang Day is a writer and poet. KRCB 2/5/16

SF State and the California Music Center had a 30-year partnership hosting the annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition. The Examiner 2/5/16

A career fair at SF State is mentioned in the photograph caption. Financial Post 2/5/16

SF State has narrowed down proposals from developers for a new student and faculty housing project on Holloway AvenueSan Francisco Business Times 2/4/16

A new shopping center at the site of the now-demolished Candlestick Park will include an SF State satellite campus. WROC-ROC (CBS) 2/4/16 (clip not available online) 


Shawn Ginwright, associate professor of Africana Studies, notes that in cities like Oakland, profound, meaningful relationships with teachers are important in building students' skill sets as well as broadening the vision for their lives. New York Times 2/4/16

Alum Christopher P. Chatmon is executive director of the Oakland Unified School District's Office of African American Male Achievement, the country’s first department within a public school district that specifically addresses the needs of its most vulnerable children: black boys. New York Times 2/4/16

A recent study conducted by Ezequiel Morsella, associate professor of psychology, suggests our consciousness may not be as powerful or as in control of our thoughts as we think. The Daily Athenaeum 2/3/16

Charles Postel, associate professor of history, writes about the 2016 presidential campaign and issues of tolerance and intolerance. Religion & Politics 2/2/16 

The Pan African Film and Arts Festival features the documentary titled "Agents of Change," the story of a 1968 civil rights demonstration on the SF State campus. Los Angeles Times 2/4/16

A new shopping center at the site of the now-demolished Candlestick Park will include an SF State satellite campus. SF Gate 2/4/16

 


Amy Sueyoshi, associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, discusses the changing face of San Francisco's historically gay Castro district. The Guardian 2/2/16  

Alum Lyle Pearson is a film critic and enthusiast of Indian cinema. NYOOOZ 2/3/16; The Times of India 2/3/16 

Author Earnest Brawley is an SF State alum. Tracy Press 1/28/16

 


Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, co-wrote this blog post that outlines the ways in which racism prevents action on inequality. Huffington Post 2/1/16

Belinda Reyes, associate professor of Latina/Latino Studies and director of the Cesar E. Chavez Institute at SF State, discusses San Francisco's changing Mission district and some of the difficulties Latino immigrants face in the U.S. KALW 2/1/16

Alum Hernan Jaramillo died during an altercation with police in 2013, and the city of Oakland recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit with his family. San Francisco Chronicle 2/1/16

Alum Elñora T. Webb is the president of Laney College in Oakland and is a finalist for the position of Chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District. Orange County Breeze 2/1/16

Students at about 20 schools, including SF State, are mounting campaigns demanding better pay for all campus workers, including students. Al Jazeera America 2/2/16


Professor of Biology John Hafernik leads a "citizen science" project tracking the spread of "zombie bees." CityLab 2/1/16

Joseph McBride, professor of cinema, is interviewed about the Academy Awards. NewsOK 2/1/16

This timeline of black activism on college campuses references the 1968-69 strike at SF State. New York Times 2/1/16

Alum Jacob Shafer has been hired as the marketing and communications coordinator at Mann Packing in Salinas. The Produce News 2/1/16

Alum and former model Marjorie Conrad is the writer and director of the new film "Chemical Cut." Beyond Chron 2/1/16

"3000 Nights," a film by SF State alum Mai Masri, will screen at the European Film Festival this week. iloubnan.info 2/1/16

The film "Agents of Change" includes footage from the 1968-69 strike at SF State. Eurweb 2/1/16

Dillon Delvo, executive director of the Little Manila Foundation in Stockton, is an SF State alum. Modesto Bee 1/30/16

Alum Vitka Eisen, a former heroin addict who now leads the nonprofit healthcare provider HealthRight 360, is profiled as a finalist for the San Francisco Chronicle's Visionary of the Year award. San Francisco Chronicle 1/30/16 

Alum and comedian Rex Navarrete is interviewed. KMAX-SAC 1/29/16 (clip not available online)

Alum and wine writer Steve Heimoff is the director of wine communications and education at Jackson Family Wines. Oregon Wine Press 1/26/16

Three women shared their experiences of sexual harassment by former SF State Physics and Astronomy Adjunct Professor Geoffrey Marcy after his resignation from UC Berkeley amid sexual harassment allegations. Women's Agenda 1/30/16

SF State's Family Acceptance Project has developed guidelines for families to help their LGBT children be safe and feel loved. Deseret News 1/29/16

A study conducted at SF State found that 17 percent of people are chronically late for work. WLTZ-NBC 1/29/16 (clip not available online)

 


January

Joseph McBride, professor of cinema, is interviewed about the Academy Awards. Los Angeles Times 1/29/16

John Sullivan, professor of management, reveals 10 ways to show investors your startup has good management. The Wall Street Journal 1/29/16

Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, is among those who San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos blocks on his Twitter account. San Francisco magazine 1/28/16

Caitlin Ryan, founder and director of SF State's Family Acceptance Project, provides guidelines for parenting LGBT youth. Deseret News 1/28/16

Alum Marjorie Conrad recently made her directorial feature film debut with "Chemical Cut" at the Slamdance Film Festival. The Davis Clipper 1/28/16

Three women shared their experiences of sexual harassment by former SF State Physics and Astronomy Adjunct Professor Geoffrey Marcy after his resignation from UC Berkeley amid sexual harassment allegations. PhysOrg 1/29/16

A study conducted by SF State researchers found that 17 percent of the population is chronically late. WLTZ (NBC) 1/29/16 (clip not available online)

A partnership launched in 2008 between SF State and San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) has increased the number of freshman from SFUSD by 52 percent since the program began. Contra Costa Times 1/28/16

This op-ed notes that of the 23 California State University campuses, seven have had female presidents. San Jose Mercury News 1/27/16; Marin Independent Journal 1/27/16 


John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses preventive retention actions to keep employees on board. The Wall Street Journal 1/28/16

Alum, actor and activist Danny Glover stars in a new film titled "Agents of Change." EurWeb 1/28/16

Alum and magician Christian Cagigal is founder of the Fog City Magic Festival. KALW.org 1/28/16

Alum Ayse Ildeniz is the vice president and general manager for business development and strategy with Intel's New Devices Group. Marin Independent Journal 1/22/16


Photos created by Jassen Todorov, professor of music, are featured. The Weather Channel 1/26/16

Research conducted by SF State's Family Acceptance Project found that LGBT youth who undergo ex-gay (conversion) therapy are eight times more likely to commit suicide than their LGBT-accepted peers. GayRVA.com 1/26/16 


Alum, actor and activist Danny Glover stars in a new film titled "Agents of Change." Indie Wire 1/25/16 

Former student Andrea Lee is founder of Cultural Links to Academic and Social Success. Bay View 1/25/16


Professor Michael A. Goldman, chair of the biology department, contributed to this op-ed about big data and genetic research. The Wall Street Journal 1/21/16

SF State is mentioned in this interview about the 50th anniversary of the Trips Festival. KQED 1/21/16


Jason Bell, director of SF State's Project Rebound, is interviewed about the criminal justice system and education. My Central Jersey 1/2016

SF State students were among more than 100 students from 23 colleges and universities attending the annual Armenian Student Association retreat in early January. The Armenian Weekly 1/20/16

SF State is mentioned in this political blog. Huffington Post 1/21/16

A study conducted by SF State researchers assessed the effectiveness of a new personal activity intelligence app. Wall Street Journal 1/20/16

SF State is mentioned in this article about poet C.D. Wright. Boston Globe 1/20/16


The book "Running With Mother" has been assigned as a text in an SF State class. NewsDay 1/19/16

Assistant Professor of Political Science Marcela García-Castañon comments on Sunday's Democratic presidential primary debate. NBC News 1/18/16

SF State research has shown that LGBT youth who are rejected by their family are on average eight times more likely to attempt suicide. WTVR.com 1/18/16

Author Ernest Brawley is an SF State alum. Tracy Press 1/18/16

Alum, actor and activist Danny Glover spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington Herald-Leader 1/18/16Lex18.com 1/18/16; WUKY 1/15/16

This op-ed piece references SF State President S.I. Hayakawa's actions during the 1968-69 strike. Daily Caller 1/18/16; Western Journalism 1/18/16

This article references former SF State baseball coach Augie Garrido. Jewish Business News 1/17/16

Lecturer of Biology Jonathan Stern discusses why sea lions have remained at San Francisco's Pier 39 for so long. San Francisco Examiner 1/16/16

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter was an offensive coordinator at SF State in 1985. WFLA.com 1/14/16

The new human resources director in Milpitas is an SF State alum. Daily Democrat News 1/14/16

Father Martin Felipe, the new pastor at St. Thomas More Parish in San Francisco, also serves as chaplain for the Catholic Newman Club at SF State. Catholic San Francisco 1/13/15


Robert Smith, professor of political science, comments on the GOP presidential race. KGO-SF (ABC) 1/15/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 1/14/16; KOFY-SF (ABC) 1/14/16 (clips not available online)

Following a June 2015 report in the journal Science by Vance T. Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, federal officials this week banned the import of salamanders. SF Gate 1/14/16 

John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses employee "off-boarding." Harvard Business Review 1/15/16

Laura Wayth, assistant professor of theatre and author of "The Shakespeare Audition: How to Get Over Your Fear, Find the Right Piece, and Have a Great Audition," is interviewed. Folger Shakespeare Library podcast 1/12/16 

Alum Ghazi Shami is the founder of EMPIRE, a digital music company. HipHop DX 1/14/16

This story highlights SF State alum Mohammad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and his use of social media. CNBC World 1/14/16 (clip not available online)

SF State is mentioned in this blog about U.S. campuses with Israel studies programs. Jerusalem Post 1/14/16


The film “Revenant,” named an Oscar nominee today, features the work of alum Rich McBride, visual effects supervisor for Industrial Light & Magic. The movie won a Golden Globe Sunday. Indy Stat 1/14/16

Musician and alum Meg Sheehy is interviewed. Record Searchlight 1/13/16

Father Marvin Felipe is the chaplain for SF State's Catholic Newman Club. Catholic San Francisco 1/14/16

SF State is mentioned in this article about Santa Barbara City College's Running Start program. Santa Barbara Independent 1/14/16

SF State is the site of a FogNet sampling station that examines the chemical composition of coastal fog. Half Moon Bay Review 1/13/16


Caitlin Ryan, founder and director of SF State's Family Acceptance Project, is interviewed. Slate 1/12/16

Alum Nathan Van Zandt is raising funds to open a new brewing company in Santa Cruz called Shanty Shack Brewing. Santa Cruz Business Sentinel 1/11/16

Alum Rich McBride works for Industrial Light & Magic and was the visual effects supervisor for the Golden Globe-winning film "Revenant." Indy Stat 1/12/16

Alum Maria Hanafy is managing director of the recently opened Animated Storyboards office in Toronto. Animation Magazine 1/12/16


John Sullivan, professor of management, is quoted on workplace attendance issues. The Times of India 1/12/16

Alum Maria Hanafy is managing director of the recently opened Animated Storyboards office in Toronto. Below the Line 1/12/16

Prospective SF State student Billy Cruz discusses the process of selecting a college. This Youth Radio story was broadcast on NPR's Marketplace on stations throughout the U.S. Marketplace 1/11/16 


Gwen Sanderson, director of SF State's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, is interviewed. KCBS-AM 1/9/16. 1/10/16 (clip not available online)

Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science for SF State, comments on San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's recent budget cuts. San Francisco Magazine 1/8/16 

An SF State cinema student named Diego who won a music video contest is interviewed. KLIV-am 1/10/16 (clip not available online)

SF State student Jeanine Otter attended San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's inauguration to protest homelessness among students and others. Hoodline 1/8/16

This story references the apparently random shooting in September 2013 of SF State student Justin Valdez, killed by a fellow passenger on a light-rail vehicle in San Francisco. KQED 1/10/16

Phil Patent is president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Coffee Investors. Vegas Inc 1/11/16

Alum Margaret McCarthy has been named interim director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. San Francisco Examiner 1/11/16

Alum Robert Graeff is retiring from his position as superintendent of the Ramona Unified School District in San Diego County. Ramona Sentinel 1/10/16

Alum Patrick Perrine is an entrepreneur who created the DogTelligent app. GayStar Business 1/9/16

SF State is a setting in a new work of fiction by author Jennifer Longo. Bustle 1/8/16


Jason Henderson, professor of geography & environment, commented on Facebook's $1 million donation to help fund a study to improve transportation along the Dumbarton corridor.KQED 1/7/16 

Alum Mike Vasey co-authored the book "A Field Guide to Manzanitas: California, North America, and Mexico.” Bay Nature 1/7/16 

SF State faculty members were mentioned in this story about an upcoming anniversary celebration for the American Association of University Women. Monterey Herald News 1/8/16; Vallejo Times-Herald 1/8/16San Jose Mercury News 1/8/16Daily Democrat 1/8/16; The Reporter.com 1/8/16; Marin Independent Journal 1/8/16 

A stabbing occurred near the SF State campus. San Francisco Examiner 1/7/16KTVU 1/7/16 (clip not available online) 


Patti Solomon-Rice, assistant professor in the department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been reappointed to the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board by California Governor Brown. California Newswire 1/6/16

Ryan Howell, associate professor of psychology, conducted research that shows people are happier when they seek new experiences instead of possessions. Communities Digital News 1/6/16

Former SF State student Justin Callier recently opened the North End Social Club in Tacoma. Tacoma Weekly 1/7/16

SF State is included in this round-up article about cyber-security. Executive Biz 1/7/16 


This article discusses sexual harassment in the field of astronomy and mentions former SF State Physics and Astronomy Adjunct Professor Geoffrey Marcy. The Atlantic 1/6/16

Alum, actor and playwright Aaron Davidman wrote the play "Wrestling Jerusalem," which will kick off the Mosaic Theater Company's "Voices from a Changing Middle East" festival in Washington D.C. Broadway World 1/6/16

Alum Joshua Van Buskirk is accused of arson. San Jose Mercury News 1/6/16; Contra Costa Times 1/5/16 

This article cites the 2010 SF State study that found that around half of all gay relationships are open. Breitbart News 1/6/16

This article cites a study examining the effects of posture conducted with SF State students. Sarasota Herald-Tribune 1/5/16


Students at SF State challenged a pouring rights contract that would have given a beverage company exclusive rights to sell its products on campus. BeyondChron 1/5/16

SF State alum Maha al Ghunaim is co-founder, vice chair and CEO of Global Investment House in Kuwait, and according to CNN, is one of six women "shaking up the Middle East's business world in 2016."  CNN 1/5/16

Alum and musician Joe Louis Walker, who was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2013, recently released his 25th album. Almanac Weekly 1/4/16

A study conducted by SF State researchers found that 17 percent of people are chronically late for work. WCIA-CBS 1/4/16 (clip not available online)

Members of San Francisco band and record label Wave Dweller met at the Depot on the SF State campus. Bay Bridged 1/4/16


A study conducted by Kenneth Paap, professor of psychology, refuting the hypothesis that bilingualism enhances general executive brain function has stirred controversy. Salon 1/4/16

Andrew Harris has been named dean of SF State's College of Liberal & Creative Arts. Chronicle of Higher Education 1/3/16

Criminal Justice professors Alex Gerould and Jeff Snipes co-authored a book with former NFL star Kermit Alexander exploring Alexander's personal tragedy and redemption.  CSNBA 12/25/15 (clip not available online).

A claim made by SF State student Niall McPolin that he was attacked by a bear while skiing in Lake Tahoe was apparently a hoax.  Belfast Telegraph 1/2/16

Students at SF State challenged a pouring rights contract that would have given a beverage company exclusive rights to sell its products on-campus. San Francisco Chronicle 12/31/15

As part of the "100 Voices Strong" campaign, SF State students were interviewed by creators of a new app called Flyy that allows people to create anonymous posts about sexual violence. Huffington Post 12/29/15

An SF State student named Tony volunteered to serve meals to the homeless on Christmas Day. KTVU-SF (Fox) 12/25/15; KCBA-Monterey (Fox) 12/25/15 (clips not available online).

SF State alum Bob Graeff is superintendent of the Ramona Unified School District in San Diego County. San Diego Union-Tribune 1/2/16

Former SF State student Kathy Bramwell Ostram recalls the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Digital Journal 1/1/16

Alum Robin Winston is now a morning traffic reporter for KRON News in San Francisco. TV News Check 12/31/15

SF State alum and journalist Ben Fong-Torres is featured in this article. SF Gate 12/29/15

Former SF State student Peter Coyote, one of the founders of "The Diggers" movement in San Francisco during the 1960s, is interviewed. CNN 12/26/15 (clip not available online)

SF State alum and actor Jeffrey Tambor is interviewed on Fresh Air.  WDET 12/31/15; KQED-FM 12/30/15; WNYC-FM 12/30/15; WAMU-FM 12/30/15; KNPR 12/30/15; WHYY 12/30/15; WDET 12/30/15; WESA-FM 12/30/15; KUT 90.5 12/30/15; Capital Public Radio 12/30/15; KNOW-FM 12/30/15; WBEZ-FM 12/30/15; NPR-U.S. Cable 12/30/15; Milwaukee Public Radio 12/30/15  (clips not available online)

Toxic mercury has been found in the fog that rolls in to San Francisco from the Pacific Ocean. The FogNet project captures fog samples for analysis and SF State is the site of the one the sampling stations. SF Gate 1/4/16

This article mentions a study by SF State researchers that found that LGBTQ young people who were rejected by their families were eight times more likely to attempt suicide. Global Viral News 1/3/16

This article cites the 2010 SF State study that found that around half of all gay relationships are open. The Daily Beast 1/1/16

The oral histories of workers who built the Golden Gate Bridge were recorded for the 50th anniversary of the span in 1987 and are preserved in SF State's Labor Archive and Research Center. J Weekly 12/31/15

SF State's gospel choir is mentioned in this article about Bay-area musician Mike Blankenship.  The Bay Bridged 12/23/15