SF State in the Media

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

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April

KTVU-TVYahoo! News

4/15/2024

Associate Professor of History Maziar Behrooz discussed the complications that public pressures surrounding the current conflict in Gaza are creating in the relationship between the U.S. and Israel.

Business Insider

4/17/2024

Alumnus Chadwick Burnaw, the owner of an event company, was featured in an article about the company’s recent hosting of the Sazón Latin Food Festival in Austin.

Broadway World

4/15/2024

Amy Kelly of the band Mustache Cleavage discussed meeting bandmate Alexander Lewis while attending SF State in an article about the pairs’ new album.

Police 1

4/15/2024

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley will discuss how law enforcement can better respond to situations involving mental health crises during a webinar hosted by his podcast “Policing Matters.”

Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon

4/9/2024

Student Ailin Torres’ campus community efforts as part of the state’s College Corps service program was discussed in an article about other California Service Corps programs.

De Moines Register

4/15/2024

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke discussed the negative impact of Iowa’s new immigration law.

CBS News Bay Area

4/14/2024

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed the effect that the conflict in Gaza is having on Iranians in the Bay Area.

NPR News

4/12/2024

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented on the push by Republicans to prohibit non-citizen voting in federal elections, which is already illegal. (This article was republished be over 90 public radio stations.)

Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa

3/8/2024

Director and choreographer for “Larry the Musical” Billy Bustamante was interviewed about the play, which is based on the book “Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong,” co-written by late SF State Professor Dawn Mabalon.

ABC Radio Perth; MSN

4/13/2024

Alumnus Charles Hall, who created the waterbed as a student at SF State, was discussed in an article about longtime fans of the bed.

Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa

4/14/2024

Janet Alvarado discussed “Through My Father’s Eyes: The Filipino American Photographs of Ricardo Ocreto Alvarado,” now on exhibit in SF State’s Global Museum. (Clip not available.)

In These Times

4/12/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about “progressive companies” that have yet to negotiate union contracts with their employees.

East Bay Times; The Mercury News

4/12/2024

 Alumna Erin Green was interviewed about her traveling tearoom “The Hen and the Drake Modern Tearoom”.

KRON 4 ; Yahoo! News; Fior Reports

4/10/2024

Owner of Complex Oakland Oscar Edwards, an alumnus, discussed closing his business due to increase crime in the city.

The Mercury News; East Bay Times; Today’s Chronic

4/11/2024

Director for the Financial Aid Office Denise Peña discussed the negative impact that the changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are having on students. (The Mercury New and East Bay Times websites have paywalls.)

Orlando Weekly

4/11/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the money Amazon paid to anti-union consultants.

The San Francisco Standard

4/11/2024

Mayoral candidate Ellen Lee Zhou, an alumna, discussed her support for Trump and the Republican party.

El Tecolote

4/10/2024

SF State student Arlett Mejia talked about their two-hour commute from Antioch to SF State in an article about people facing extreme commutes for work.

East Bay Express

4/9/2024

The legacy of SF State Professor Dawn Mabalon is mentioned in a story about “Larry the Musical,” a play based on her book.

El Tecolote

4/10/2024

A former SF State educator Jackie Fielder is running for supervisor for District 9.

The Village Sun

4/8/2024

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Anatole Ben Anton, who died Dec. 25, 2023, was remembered.

J.Weekly

4/5/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger wrote an op-ed about rising antisemitism and increasing divides within the Jewish community in the wake of the Oct. 7 terrorist attacks on Israel.

Marin Independent Journal

4/8/2024

Alumna LaSandra Whitesenior is the new director of human resources for the Tamalpais Union High School District office.

San Francisco Classical Voice

4/8/2024

SF State’s Morrison Chamber Music Center and the Alexander String Quartet were discussed in an article about the quartet’s plan to end performances.

US Citizenship Podcast

4/8/2024

A poem by Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures Charles Egan was featured on a podcast episode about Chinese immigrants incarcerated on Angel Island.

San Francisco ChronicleWashington ExaminerDenver Gazette

4/6/2024 – 4/8/2024

 Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on Supervisor Aaron Peskin’s candidacy for mayor. (The Denver Gazette article was originally published by The Washington Examiner.)

Marin Independent Journal

4/7/2024

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips discussed how the film “The Zone of Interest” could be a great resource for Holocaust studies.

The Independent Tribune

4/7/2024

Professor Emerita of Cinema Jan Millsapps was interviewed about her career. (This article has a paywall.)

Sunday Music Drop

4/7/2024

Musician Raffi Garabedian discussed how he was inspired by the writing of his late father, Professor Emeritus of Sociology Peter Garabedian.

San Francisco Bay View

4/5/2024

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Tiffany Caesar wrote an article about alumnus Jihno “Piper” Ferreira’s play “Black Men Everywhere!”

Bay Area All Local

4/5/2024

Nancy Martin, lecturer for Family, Interiors, Nutrition & Apparel, discussed a partnership between the Apparel Design and Merchandising program and Goodwill in which students repurpose secondhand clothing.

Industry Leaders Magazine

4/7/2024

CEO of TriCore Panels Misha Homara, an alumna, discussed her success as a woman in construction.

Consider This with Christine Zak Edmonds

4/5/2024

Puppeteer for “Sesame Street” Leslie Cararra-Rudolph, an alumna, discussed her career and education.

San Francisco Chronicle; San Francisco Chronicle

3/23/2024 - 4/5/2024

Multiple articles discussed the roles alumni Gayle Romasanta (executive director) and Bryan Pangilinan (production composer) played in creating “Larry the Musical: An American Journey,” a play about the life of Filipino American labor rights leader Larry Itliong.

Mission Local  

4/6/2024

District 7 supervisor candidate Myrna Melgar mentioned attending SF State in a “Meet the Candidates” Q&A.

KTVU-TVThe Mercury NewsThe San Francisco Standard

4/8/2024

The SFSU Observatory’s sun viewing party for today’s solar eclipse was mentioned in multiple news stories.

San Francisco Bay Times

4/5/2024

Professor of Theatre and Dance Dee Spencer recommended places to go in Healdsburg.

The New York Times

4/4/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed Supervisor Aaron Peskin’s candidacy for mayor. 

KCBS-AM

4/4/2024

Nancy Martin, lecturer for Family, Interiors, Nutrition & Apparel, discussed a partnership between the Apparel Design and Merchandising program and Goodwill in which students repurpose secondhand clothing. (Clip not available.)

Eater SFMSN

4/4/2024

Alums Alexis Howard and Brandon Sardi were interviewed about their new local coffee pop-up, Poorboy Coffee.

The Conversation

4/3/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan’s article about the political ideology of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was referenced in an article about the conflict in Gaza and calls for Israel’s allies to stop supplying weapons.

EdSource

4/4/2024

Editor-in-Chief of the Golden Gate Xpress Adriana Hernandez discussed the University’s bilingual journalism program and supporting Spanish-language reporting at the student-run news site.

The Mercury NewsMarin Independent JournalEast Bay Times

4/4/2024

Director/screenwriter and alumnus Steven Zaillian’s new television series “Ripley” was discussed.

The Independent

4/3/2024

Livermore City Manager Marianna Marysheva, an alumna, was a panelist for a recent “Women in Business” discussion.

Cascade Arts & Entertainment

4/3/2024

Alumnus Peter Roussel’s membership in the Raku Club of Central Oregon was mentioned in an article about an upcoming exhibition.

Inquirer.net

4/1/2024

Co-Founder and President of Autism Hearts Erlinda Borromeo, an alumna, discussed advocacy for autism in the Filipino community.

KRON-TV

4/4/2024

Contributions to the Golden Gate Xpress’ bilingual reporting by students in the bilingual journalism program were discussed in a news segment. (Clip not available.)

San Francisco Examiner

4/3/2024

SF State’s Garden of Remembrance was discussed in an article about the artwork of Ruth Asawa.

PolitiFact

4/2/2024

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented on false claims made by Elon Musk about immigrant voting in the U.S.

SciTech Daily

3/30/2024

Professor of Physics & Astronomy Maarten Golterman collaborated on potentially groundbreaking research into a particle called the muon.

Bohemian

4/3/2024

Alumnus Daedalus Howell wrote an editorial about the state of the literary arts in the North Bay.

People

4/2/2024

Alumna Carrie James is getting divorced from “NCIS” star Sean Murray

VoxMSN

4/2/2024

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Ponipate Rokolekutu was quoted in an article about the recent premiere of the film “Oppenheimer” in Japan.

Newsweek

4/1/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about California’s new minimum wage law for fast food workers.

San Francisco Chronicle

3/30/2024

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John P. Monteverdi discussed what makes a tornado in an article about tornadoes in California.

San Francisco Chronicle

3/29/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was referenced in an article about how the divide between “moderates” and “progressives” has little to no impact on opinions about housing in San Francisco.

Lifetime

3/31/2024

Alumna Regina Louise’s experiences in the foster care system inspired a movie, “I Am Somebody’s Child,” which recently aired on the Lifetime television network.

Alta

4/2/2024

A two-part docuseries entitled “Black Panther/San Francisco State: On Strike” was discussed in an article about the book “The Gangster of Love” (1996).

Mission Local

3/30/2024

One of the candidates running for District 7 supervisor in San Francisco, Myrna Melgar, mentioned attending SF State in a “Meet the Candidates” Q&A.

March

CNBCMSNNBC Chicago

3/29/2024

CEO of Tricore Panels Misha Homara, an alumna, was interviewed about her career and being a woman in the construction field. (This article was originally published by CNBC.)

California.com

3/28/2024

SF State was listed as one of the top five colleges near Hillsborough.   

Asia Times

3/28/2024

Assistant Professor of International Relations See-Won Byun co-wrote an article about the changes in the economic relationship between China and South Korea.

KRON 4

3/27/2024

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the state’s new minimum wage increase.

Asia TimesMetropolitan DigitalYahoo!

3/25/2024- 3/26/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan wrote an article about the political ideology of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (This article was originally published 3/25/2024 in The Conversation. It was republished in 10 additional media outlets.

Chestnut Hill Local

3/28/2024

Rabbi Ellen Bernstein, an alumna who died Feb. 27, was remembered. 

Mission Local

3/27/2024

School of the Environment Professor Jason Henderson commented on the failings of San Francisco’s Vision Zero plan to limit traffic fatalities in the city.

Washington Examiner

3/27/2024

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Roberti commented on an upcoming Supreme Court ruling on an abortion pill.

MSN

3/26/2024

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a California law that goes into effect in April that will increase the wages for fast food workers.

Cobb County Courier

3/26/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan wrote an editorial about the “Iron Wall” ideology that’s guiding the actions of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Slate

3/27/2024

A 2013 SF State study was mentioned in an article about language immersion programs in school and how they may not give kids a “developmental” edge.

East Bay Times

3/27/2024

Alumna Jill Hunter was named the coordinator of Alameda Unified School District’s early childhood education program.

ABC 7 Bay Area

3/25/2024

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the state’s new minimum wage increase.

Star Wars News Net

3/26/2024

Lucasfilm Vice President of Post-Production Mike Blanchard, an alumnus, was interviewed about retiring from the company.

People of Print

3/25/2024

Artist and alumnus Jonathan Barcan was profiled.

The San Francisco Standard

3/26/2024

The Observatory at SF State was listed as one of the places to watch the eclipse on April 8.

ricepaper Magazine

3/25/2024

Author Lindsay Wong discussed using SF State as setting for one of her books during an interview. 

The ConversationMSNThe Huntsville Item

3/25/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan wrote an article about the political ideology of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (This article was originally published in The Conversation. It was republished in four additional media outlets. )

The San Francisco Standard

3/25/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on Daniel Lurie’s campaign for San Francisco mayor.

San Francisco Chronicle

3/24/2024

Professor Emeritus of Journalism Leonard Sellers, who died March 9, was remembered.

San Francisco Bay ViewBefore It’s News

3/23/2024

Lecturer of Africana Studies and alumna Shanice Robinson-Blacknell discussed an event honoring the legacy of Malcom X that she organized with Lecturer and Advisor Tachelle Herron-Lane.

The Guardian

3/22/2024

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about unionization efforts by Starbucks employees.

Tech Post and Science

3/22/2024

Research into electron behavior in particle physics co-conducted by Professor of Physics and Astronomy Maarten Golterman was discussed in an article about new findings.

CBS News Bay Area

3/21/2024

Information Systems Professor Paul Beckman discussed the use of mathematics in selecting a winning basketball team during March Madness. (Time stamp: 9:35)

ESPN

3/19/2024

A research project by Information Systems Professor Paul Beckman was referenced in an article about choosing a winning team during March Madness.

 The San Francisco Standard

3/22/2024

Student Allexa Baron discussed her concerns about an individual who has been camping near the Argonne Playground in San Francisco.

Fox 2

3/21/2024

Students from SF State’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program have partnered with Goodwill to repurpose secondhand clothing.

The New Fillmore

3/23/2024

Alumna Sue Fisher King was interviewed about the relocations of the home design store she runs in San Francisco.

The White House

3/22/2024

Honorary alumnus Jeffrey L. Bleich is a new member of the National Security Education Board.

The American Bazaar

3/21/2024

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna and the keynote speaker at SF State’s 2023 Commencement, was interviewed about her career.

KFBK-AM

3/23/2024

The 125th anniversary of SF State’s founding was mentioned in a news segment. (Clip not available.)

BBC News

3/21/2024

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed the history of Nowruz, also known as Persian New Year.

Patch

3/21/2024

 Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life David F Rourke discussed the importance of supporting SF State’s Muslim community during Ramadan in an article about how City Eats is providing meal accommodations.

Bay Nature Magazine

3/21/2024

Director of the Estuary and Ocean Science Center Katharyn Boyer is one of Bay Nature’s 2024 local heroes.

Mission Local

3/15/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed an analysis comparing campaign funding and results for the recent Democratic County Central Committee races.

 KQEDABC 7 News

3/20/2024 – 3/21/2024

 Alumnus and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown Jr.’s legacy was discussed in multiple articles about his 90th birthday celebration.

Northern Star

3/21/2024

Alumna T. Ajewole Duckett was quoted in an article about a recent Northern Illinois University Women’s History Month panel.

Saipan Tribune

3/20/2024

Alumna Joanna Chun is a new member of the University of Guam Board of Regents.

Positively Filipino

3/20/2024

Alumna Juslyn Manalo was profiled in an International Women’s Day article about Filipina movers and shakers. 

California State University News

3/20/2024

 Alumnus Ju Hung, who is the director of the Dream Resource Center at UCLA, shared his experience as an undocumented student during the CSU’s first-ever Undocu Student Summit held March 16 at Cal State Long Beach.

KRON-TVSan Francisco Chronicle

3/20/2024

Multiple news stories about a UC Berkeley professor’s “sleep-in” protest against antisemitism mentioned that some SF State community members would participate in a similar on-campus protest. (KRON-TV video time stamp: 2:23)

KCBS Radio

3/20/2024

SF State’s partnership with SparkPoint, which will make free financial coaching available on campus, was covered in a news segment.

USA Today

3/20/2024

Assistant Professor Amanda Roberti was quoted in a story about the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee working to elect Democrats to statehouses in the hopes of fighting for abortion rights. (This story appeared in more than a dozen publications.)

ABC7 News

3/19/2024

Professor Emeritus William Cochlan commented on a harmful blue-green algae bloom at East Bay lakes.

Axios

3/15/2024

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on how the U.S. Steelworkers union has influenced corporate mergers.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

3/19/2024

SF State was listed as one of the schools where students and faculty may participate in a “sleep-in” protest of campus antisemitism. (This wire story appeared in multiple news outlets.)

Philanthropy News Digest

3/19/2024

A story about how disability studies and ethnic studies go hand-in-hand mentioned the founding of the first College of Ethnic Studies in the nation at SF State.

Santa Ynez Valley News

3/20/2024

Alumnus and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown Jr. is about to turn 90.

San Francisco Business Times

3/15/2024

Vice President of University Advancement Jeff Jackanicz was a panelist for a forum on Bay Area workforce development that was sponsored by SF State, the California Biomanufacturing Center, EastBay Works and the San Francisco Building and Trades Council.

TimeMSN

3/19/2024

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed how the celebration of Nowruz, also known as Persian New Year, has changed through the years.

The Guardsman

3/18/2024

A March 7 presentation by Professor of Journalism Cristina Azocar on the negative impact of cultural appropriation on Indigenous peoples was discussed.

USA TodayReporterEl Paso Times

3/19/2024

SF State was mentioned in an article about how a University of California, Berkeley professor is protesting antisemitism. (This article was originally published by USA Today. It was republished by over 70 media outlets.)

Brokeass Stuart

3/18/2024

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front was mentioned in an article about Bay Area protesters in need of personal financial support.

Lake County Record-Bee

3/16/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger was quoted in an article about pressure on state leaders to respond to calls for a cease fire in Gaza.

San Francisco Chronicle

3/15/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed campaign endorsements in an article about changes to San Francisco’s Democratic County Central Committee.

The Union

3/16/2024

Student Maddux Eckerling was a panelist for an LGBTQ+ panel led by the American Association of University Women – Nevada County Branch on March 16.

The ListMSN

3/18/2024

Actor and alumna Annette Bening was quoted in an article about the success of her career.

Lake County Record-Bee

3/16/2024

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr., an alumnus, was interviewed about his career in politics and upcoming 90th birthday.

48 Hills

3/11/2024

Painter and Fabricator Ryan Whelan, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about his new art exhibition.

The Sacramento BeeYahoo! News

3/14/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on proposed changes to the state’s minimum wage rules for fast food workers. (This article was originally published by The Sacramento Bee, which has a paywall.)

The Global Plant Council

3/14/2024

Research by Assistant Professor of Biology Jenna Ekwealor was discussed in an article about adaptability in flowering plants.

Desert Sun

3/15/2024

Desert Sun Reporter Bruce Fessier, an alumnus, was inducted into the Coachella Valley Journalism Foundation’s inaugural Media Hall of Fame.

San Francisco Chronicle

3/15/2024

Producer for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival Greg Wynn, an alumnus, died yesterday.

FoodService Director

3/14/2024

SF State’s Dining Services was mentioned in an article about Gator Grub, a University initiative addressing food insecurity.

Spectrum News 1 SoCal

3/14/2024

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front and student activism that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies were discussed in an article about a University of California, Los Angeles alumnus who has donated funding to his alma mater for ethnic studies. (Clip not available.)

NPR News

3/13/2024

Political Science Professor Ronald Hayduk discussed the history of non-citizens voting in an article about conspiracy theories surrounding its practice. (This article was originally published by NPR. It was republished by over 70 additional media outlets.)

Patch

3/13/2024

HeeBong Hyun, general manager for SF State’s Dining Services, discussed Gator Grub, a University initiative addressing food insecurity.

El Reportero

3/13/2024

Alumnus Nathan Tan contributed to a new exhibition called “The Streets of San Francisco” at the city’s Luna Rienne Gallery.

Japan Society of Northern California

3/11/2024

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin was a panelist at a conference on LGBTQ rights in Japan and the U.S.

Here & Now

3/9/2024

 Associate Professor for the School of the Environment Sara Baguskas discussed her research on how fog affects the growth of strawberries in a story about climate change and fog in the Bay Area. (Clip not available. This episode of “Here & Now” was broadcast on over 10 NPR-affiliated radio stations.)

Council on Foreign Relations

3/7/2024

An article co-written by Assistant Professor of International Relations See-Won Byun was cited in an article about the history of the relationship between China and North Korea.

Tuko

3/11/2024

 Alumnus Kirk Hammett, the lead guitarist of the band Metallica, was profiled.

Marin Independent Journal

3/10/2024

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips wrote an op-ed about how teachers can adapt their instruction to include students having cell phones in the classroom.

E-International Relations

3/9/2024

Professor of International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov discussed the history of westernization in Russia.

San Francisco Chronicle

3/8/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed the divide in San Francisco between “tough on crime” legislation and judicial candidates.

AOL

3/6/2024

 Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco voters’ support of Proposition E (which will require welfare recipients to be drug tested) and Proposition F (which will increase law enforcement surveillance in the city.) (This article was originally published by NBC News.)

CBS News Bay Area

3/9/2024

Student Ella Gutierrez commented on attending San Francisco’s Tulip Day celebration held Saturday in Union Square.

ABC News

3/10/2024

Actor and alumna Annette Bening was interviewed by fellow alum Whit Johnson about her Oscar-nominated role as athlete Diana Nyad in the biopic film “Nyad.” (Time stamps:35:00-35:13;35:54-39:55.)

Exclusive Global News

3/10/2024

Rabbi Ellen Bernstein, an alumna who died Feb. 27, was remembered. 

Tahoe Daily Tribune

3/9/2024

Author and alumna Cal Orey wrote an article about natural ways to fend off colds and the flu.

KFBK-AM

3/8/2024

The kudos to the public education system that alumna and actor Annette Bening gave on a recent episode of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” was mentioned in a news segment. (Clip not available.)

Icon: Music Through the Lens

3/9/2024

Photographer Michael Zagaris discussed photographing Ray Charles at SF State in 1971. (Time stamp: 7:58 – 9:32. Episode 5. Video expires 4/5/2024.)

San Francisco Chronicle

3/7/2024

The closure of several offices at SF State’s downtown campus during the peak of the 2020 pandemic was mentioned in an article about San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s efforts to attract new residents and students to the city’s downtown.

The Chronicles of Higher Education

3/7/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the growing interest of student workers in unionizing. (This article can be accessed by the University community via the J. Paul Leonard Library website. Click on the headline “Colleges Contend with a Tidal Wave of New Undergrad Unions.”)

USA Today News

3/7/2024

 Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco voters’ support of Proposition E (which will require welfare recipients to be drug tested) and Proposition F (which will increase law enforcement surveillance in the city.) (This article was originally published by The Washington Post.)

The Berkeleyside

3/6/2024

Lecturer of Philosophy Kimbrough Moore was quoted in an article about the history of rock climbing in Berkeley.

 The Oaklandside

3/7/2024

Executive Director of the Bay Area Urban Debate League Mya Whitaker, an alumna, was interviewed about participating as a youth with the organization she now leads.

The Kelly Clarkson Show

3/7/2024

 Alumna and actor Annette Bening discussed her education and her latest role.

48 Hills

3/7/2024

Actor and alumnus BD Wong was interviewed about taking a stage role in “Big Data,” which runs through March 10 at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theatre.

48 Hills

3/1/2024

Playwright and alumna Ashley Smiley was interviewed about her new play “Dirty White Teslas Make Me Sad,” which opened March 2 at San Francisco’s Magic Theatre.

The Washington PostNBC NewsMSN News Canada

3/6/2024 – 3/7/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco voters’ support of Proposition E (which will require welfare recipients to be drug tested) and Proposition F (which will increase law enforcement surveillance in the city.) (The MSN article is a republishing of the NBC News article.)

The San Francisco Chronicle

3/6/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed how San Francisco voter turnout could impact election results.

Portside

3/5/2024

Lecturer of Anthropology Niccolo Caldararo commented in an article about 19th century anthropologist Anténor Firmin.

Wiley Online Library

3/6/2024

Sophie Molholm, an alumna and professor at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York, was profiled.

 ABC News Talk; The Boston Globe; The New York Times

3/5/2024- 3/6/2024

Rabbi Ellen Bernstein, an alumna, who died Feb. 27 was remembered. (The Boston Globe article was originally published by The New York times. It has a paywall. The New York Times article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)

Readers DigestMSN

3/5/2024

Veterinarian and co-founder of CodaPet Bethany Hsia, an alumna, was cited in an article about longevity in dogs.

L’Orient Today

3/6/2024

Assistant Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Omar Zahzah was quoted in an article about pro-Palestinian voices in the U.S.

San Francisco Examiner

3/5/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the Joe Biden-Donald Trump rematch this November after they were the likely victors of their respective primaries.

Across the Margin

3/6/2024

Alumna Noa Silver discussed her debut novel “California Dreaming.”

The Mercury News

2/5/2024

Alumna Ashley Smiley tackled the gentrification of San Francisco in her new play “Dirty White Teslas Make Me Sad,” which opened in San Francisco’s Magic Theatre.

USA TodayEl Paso TimesSt. Cloud Times

3/5/2024

An open letter co-written last year by Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin requesting that the Biden administration find ways to sidestep recent Supreme Court decisions was mentioned in an op-ed about the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Donald Trump to remain on the ballot in Colorado. (This article was published in over 50 media outlets.)

Before It’s News

3/4/2024

 Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Tiffany Caesar interviewed Fredrika Newton, president and co-founder of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation, about the foundation’s decision to open the Black Panther Party Museum in Oakland.

Axios

3/4/2024

 Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about the race to fill the seat left by late Senator Dianne Feinstein.

The San Francisco Standard

3/4/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed voter turnout for San Francisco’s primary election.

CBS New Bay Area

3/4/2024

Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies Joseph S. Tuman discussed the campaign ads for the Alameda County Democratic committee race.

 The San Francisco StandardCBS News Bay Area; My Droll

3/4/2024

 Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin potentially becoming a mayoral candidate. (The My Droll article was originally published by CBS News Bay Area.)

KTVU-TV

3/2/2024

Abdur R. Sikder, a lecturer for the Lam Family College of Business and the College of Science & Engineering, is a candidate for the congressional seat currently held by Rep. Barbara Lee.

Harlem World Magazine

3/1/2024

Chair and Professor of Secondary Education Trevor Getz was a contributing scholar to New York City public school’s new African Diaspora curriculum.

48 Hills

3/2/2024

Alumnus Hasseem Abdalla discussed the inspiration behind his artwork that is part of a display by Black artists with studios at Hunters Point Shipyard.

Mission Local

3/1/2024

Alumnus Sherman D’Silva is a candidate for San Francisco’s District 1 supervisor seat.

 48 Hills

2/27/2024

Student activism at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed about San Francisco’s Prop E, which would allow law enforcement to experiment with new surveillance technology. 

Mission Local

3/2/2024
 
SF State was mentioned in an article about supervisor candidates for District 7 in San Francisco.

Eyewitness News Mornings at 8 on KBFX

3/1/2024

Professor of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin discussed the use of the space that will be left in Union Square once the Macy’s there closes. (Clip not available.)

Santa Barbara Independent

2/29/2024

 Associate Professor of Latino/a Studies Melissa Guzman was a panelist at a Black Studies conference held yesterday at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Los Angeles Daily Chronicle

2/29/2024

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on ongoing negotiations between Starbucks and its workers’ union, Workers United. (This article was originally published by The New York Times.)

KRCR-TV

2/29/2024

 Alumna Megan Watson was interviewed about being the new coordinator for Native American artifacts repatriation at Cal Poly Humboldt.

The Anchor News

2/29/2024

Alumna E. Magdalen Ross was interviewed about being the new director of canonical services for the Diocesan Tribunal in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Guitar Girl Magazine

2/29/2024

Alumna Joan Gelfand was interviewed about her new memoir.

Desert Sun

2/28/2024

Journalist and alumnus Bruce Fessier has been inducted into the Coachella Valley Media Awards Hall of Fame.

The Rochester Post

3/1/2024

 An art piece by Evelyn Nitzberg that is on permanent display in the University’s Union History Archives was mentioned in an article about an art display at the Franklin Gallery in Rochester, New York.

February

KTVU-TV

2/29/2024

Professor of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin discussed the use of the space that will be left in Union Square once the Macy’s there closes.

Fox 5 New YorkThe San Juan Daily StarSky News

2/28/2024 – 2/29/2024

 Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on ongoing negotiations between Starbucks and its workers’ union, Workers United.

Livingston DailyMSNUSA Today

2/28/2024 – 2/29/2024

Professor of Political Science Ronald Hayduk commented on allegations that one of San Francisco’s Election Commission members was an illegal immigrant. (This article was originally published by USA Today. It was republished in over 400 additional media outlets.)

New Phytologist; Mirage News 

2/28/2024

 Assistant Professor of Biology Jenna Ekwealor co-authored a study on a new adaptability finding in flowering plants.

CalMatters

2/29/2024

Student Maddux Erkerling discussed his participation in CSU student worker unionization efforts.

Musical Mum

2/29/2024

Alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was profiled in an article about 10 famous singers from San Francisco.

Foster’s Daily Democrat

2/28/2024

An art piece by Evelyn Nitzberg that is on permanent display in the University’s Union History Archives was discussed in an article about the New Hampshire Art Association.

New York TimesPop Culturely

2/27/2024

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on ongoing negotiations between Starbucks and its workers’ union, Workers United.

SFGate

2/27/2024

An article about how Kansas City Chief’s head coach Andy Reid is celebrating his team’s Super Bowl win mentioned his time as the assistant coach of SF State’s football team.

Reader’s Digest

2/25/2024

SF State research about the physical benefits of thinking about pleasant memories was mentioned in an article about how to have great mornings.

The San Francisco Standard

2/26/2024

A new apartment building in downtown San Francisco that’s open to SF State students is one way the mayor is hoping to revitalize the Tenderloin.

KPIXNBC Bay AreaSan Francisco Chronicle; KTVU

2/23/2024

SF State’s declining enrollment was mentioned in a news story about a 6% decrease in enrollment in the entire California State University system.

Block Club Chicago

2/22/2024

Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner discussed her experience growing up with family employed by U.S. Steel in South Chicago.

Bay Area Reporter

2/21/2024

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee was quoted in an article about California primary candidates who support a proposal to open an LGBTQ history museum in the city.

Food Service Director

2/21/2024

SF State’s dining team partnered with the student group Black Residents United in Housing to host a cooking class in honor of Black History Month. 

MarketWatch

2/21/2024

An essay about the benefits of virtual reality workouts mentioned a 2022 SF State study that examined the level of physical exertion people experience when they play VR games.

Marin Independent Journal

2/19/2024

Alumna Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine, the group of Black students who enrolled at a previously all-white school in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957, was profiled in a tribute article.

India Education Diary

2/20/2024

 Alumna Kimberly Green has announced her retirement as director of the Washington State University Office of Assessment for Curricular Effectiveness.

San Francisco Chronicle

2/17/2024

 Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi spoke during the annual Day of Remembrance in San Francisco, an event that commemorates the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Tahoe Daily Tribune

2/18/2024
 
Alumna Cal Orey wrote an article about the benefits of essential oils. 

CBS News Bay Area
 

2/15/2024

 
Songwriter and musician Ty Segall, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about two upcoming shows.

Comunidad del Valle

2/18/2024

 
The upcoming First Exposure: The 2023 SF State Photojournalism Showcase was mentioned in a story about the San Francisco International Arts Festival.

Marin Independent JournalTimes~Herald

2/14/2024

 
SF State’s return of the cultural items to Indigenous tribes was mentioned in an article about efforts to apply new federal rules to have all Indigineous items from various Bay Area universities and museums returned to their respectful tribes. (This article was published in four media outlets.)

Teen VOGUEYahoo! CanadaMSN

2/16/2024 

Student “Josh” discussed issues he’s had with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in an article about a glitch on the site.

The Appeal Democrat ; Yahoo!

2/16/2024

Alumnus David Wheeler was profiled in an article about auditions for a stage play he is directing.

AsAm News

2/15/2024

 Christina Chan, an environmental diplomat for the U.S., discussed how participating in the study abroad program at SF State influenced her career.

SFist

2/14/2024

Alumna Nite Yun Chef, who is the owner of Nyum Bai, a Cambodian restaurant based in Oakland, was interviewed about her new restaurant that will be opening in San Francisco’s Ferry Building.

The Gazette

2/14/2024

Alumnus Vince Gotera, who is an English professor for the University of Northern Iowa, was named Iowa Poet Laureate.

The American Prospective

2/15/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the United Auto Workers organizing a campaign at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Before It’s NewsSan Francisco Bay View

2/14/2024

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Tiffany Caesar wrote an article about Oakland’s new Black Panther Party Museum.

Biopolitical Times

2/9/2024

Emily Beitiks, interim director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, wrote an article about a new theory on the 1932 kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.

EURwebMSN

2/14/2024

SF State was listed as a participant in a summer program that is part of San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s initiative to bring satellite campuses from historically Black colleges to downtown San Francisco. (This article was originally published by EURweb.)

The San Francisco Standard

2/13/2024

SF State student Maelynn Le has been using a dating service called Vouched Dating, which relies on references for dating service users.

KTVU-TVYahoo! News

2/12/2024

Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri commented on recent hostage rescue efforts by Israel in Gaza.

il Cittadino Italiano

2/12/2024

“Crave,” a KSFS radio show co-produced by Associate Professor of Broadcast Communications Arts Miriam Smith, has announced a fourth season. (This article is in Italian.)

Los Angeles TimesYahoo! NewsWest Observer

2/13/2024

 Chief Operations Officer for the Felton Institute Yohana I. Quiróz, an alumna, was quoted in an article about a recent report on wages for Black and Latina child care workers in California. (This article was originally published by The Los Angeles Times, which has a paywall.)

Mountain Lake PBS

2/13/2024

A 2015 student film shot at SF State was featured in an article about the 2024 Beyond the Peaks Student Film Festival.

NBC NewsMSN NewsYahoo! News

2/12/2024

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee was quoted in an article about Asian Americans in local government leadership roles in the Bay Area.

Bay Area Reporter

2/12/2024

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on state legislation surrounding allowable surgeries on intersex youth.  

Marin Independent Journal

2/8/2024

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips wrote an op-ed about the impact a school’s architectural design has on student learning.

KTVU

2/11/2024

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid’s time as an assistant football coach at SF State was mentioned in a Superbowl news special. (Time stamp: 21:57.)

The San Juan Daily StarChattanooga Times Free Press

2/8/2024 – 2/9/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger’s book “Black Power, Jewish Politics” was cited in an op-ed about how the relationship between Black and Jewish Americans has influenced views on the war in Gaza. (This article was originally published by The New York Times.)

Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied SciencesMSNMirage NewsNature Water

2/5/2024- 2/8/2024

Research scholar Aleyda M. Trevino co-authored a study on the impact of changing temperatures and surface moisture in soil.

The Press Democrat

2/8/2024

Retired football coach and alumnus Leon Feliciano discussed coaching college football at SF State alongside now-Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid. 

Insight

2/8/2024

Comedian Greg Proops, who took acting classes at SF State in the late ’70s and early ’80s, discussed his career. (Time stamp 39:16)

KQED

2/7/2024

Associate Professor of Liberal Studies Logan Hennessy commented on the environmental impact the war in Gaza is having on the planet.

The New York Times

2/6/2024

 Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger’s book “Black Power, Jewish Politics” was cited in an op-ed about how the relationship between Black and Jewish Americans has influenced views on the war in Gaza. (The article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)

Daily Mail; The British ClubSalten

2/7/2024

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid, a former football coach at SF State, commented on rumors of his retirement. (This article was published in 10 media outlets.)

San Francisco Chronicle

2/7/2024

An article about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid mentioned his time as an assistant football coach at SF State.

The Madras Tribune

2/7/2024

An article about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid mentioned his time as an assistant football coach at SF State.

Yahoo!

2/5/2024

A story about UCLA expanding its ethnic studies programs mentioned ethnic studies at SF State and the 1968 student strike.

Next Avenue

2/7/2024

An essay about the health benefits of VR games mentioned an SF State study that measured people’s level of exertion while playing VR games.

Kudos

2/7/2024

Alumna and artist Karen Taylor will be displaying her artwork in Sedona’s city hall.

Thanh NienMountain View SentinelWhite House News Time

2/6/2024

Associate Professor of Marketing Ho Dac Nguyen Nga wrote an editorial about Vietnam and its integration into the global economy.  (This article was originally published in the Thanh Nien newspaper. It was republished by 19 additional media outlets.)

Wisconsin State Farmer

2/6/2024

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about how improving policies surrounding the export of agricultural goods could benefit farmers. (This article was originally published by The Progressive Magazine.)

South China Morning Post

2/5/2024

Professor of Cinema Zhang Weimin discussed how Professor Emeritus of Art Mark Johnson contributed footage to her award-winning documentary “Of Color & Ink: Chang Dai-chien After 1949,” which follows the life and works of Chinese artist Chang Dai-chien.

Fox 40 Morning News

2/6/2024

Actor and former professional football player Carl Weathers, an alumnus who died Feb. 1, was remembered. (Clip not available.)

The Sacramento BeeYahoo! News

2/5/2024

Alumnus Sean Frame is a candidate for the vacant Sacramento Assembly District 6 seat. (This article was originally published by The Sacramento Bee, which has a paywall.)

MSNAfroTech   

2/5/2024 – 2/6/2024

SF State was listed as a participant in a summer program that is part of San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s initiative to bring satellite campuses from historically Black colleges to downtown San Francisco. 

Yahoo! NewsLos Angeles Times 

2/5/2024

Activism by SF State student groups that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies was discussed in an article about a $10 million dollar gift to the University of California Los Angeles’ Institute of American Cultures.

KTVU-TVKTVU-TVYahoo! News

2/3/2024

Associate Professor of History Maziar Behrooz discussed the recent U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Iraq following an attack on a U.S. military base in Jordan. (The Yahoo! News article was originally published by KTVU-TV.)

SF Gate

2/2/2024

 Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John Monteverdi discussed the ‘unconfirmed tornado’ that recently struck the Bay Area.

Mental Floss

2/2/2024

 The legal battle between Professor Emeritus of Economics Ralph Anspach and the Parker Brothers, brought on by his creation of a board game called Anti-Monopoly, was discussed.

Doc RenoNFL Draft DiamondsAssociated PressInspireMore

 2/2/2024

 Actor and former professional football player Carl Weathers, an alumnus, died Feb. 1.

 Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon

2/2/2024

 Alumna Graciela Ronconi was interviewed about the success of her store Love Street Vintage, which she’s owned for 30 years.

BETAxiosNBC Bay Area  

2/2/2024 – 2/5/2024

SF State was listed as a participant in a summer program that is part of San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s initiative to bring satellite campuses from historically Black colleges to downtown San Francisco. 

ICT News with Aliyah Chavez

1/31/2024

The involvement of alumnus and Indigenous activist Richard Oakes in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz was discussed in an interview with the director of a new educational documentary short about the occupation. (Time stamp of interview: 15:04. Full documentary available via Retro Report.)

Food Service Director

2/1/2024

SF State’s Dining Services by Sodexo has organized a nationwide food waste competition.

KTVU-TV

2/2/2024

SF State was mentioned in an article about San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s plan to bring satellite campuses of historically Black colleges to downtown San Francisco. 

Gulfshore Businesses

1/30/2024

Professor Emeritus of Special Education Stan Goldberg discussed the effects of aging on brains and ways to improve cognition.

The Hollywood ReporterThe Internet Movie DatabaseKZK101

1/31/2024

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front and the 1968 student strike were discussed in a review of the 1971 docudrama “Bushman,” which stars Paul Eyam Nzie Okpokam, a former instructor at the University. (This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter. It was republished in three additional media outlets.)

AxiosMSN

 2/1/2024

An interview with alumnus Nesbit Crutchfield about his participation with the Third World Liberation Front and the 1968 student strike was referenced in an article commemorating the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies and the Black Studies (now Africana Studies) program.

Ford Foundation

 2/1/2024

Alumnus Chi-hui Yang is the new program director for creativity and free expression at the Ford Foundation.

California.com

1/31/2024

SF State was listed number one on a list of top five colleges near Millbrae.

Fior Reports

1/31/2024

 A Golden Gate Xpress article about the new Science & Engineering Innovation Center was referenced.

January

The San Francisco Standard

1/31/2024

Alumna Daisy Hernandez has become a San Francisco rental influencer on TikTok with her popular handle Apartment Plug.

KQED

1/31/2024

Alumna and godmother of the parklet Bonnie Ora is celebrated in a new retrospective at Fort Mason Center.

Maui Now

1/30/2024

Alumna Laksmi Abraham was appointed Maui County Director of Communications and Government Affairs.

NBC NewsAOL.comMSN South Africa

1/30/2024

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H. X. Lee discussed the Lunar New Year and the symbolism behind the Year of the Dragon.

KGPE-TV

1/30/2024

Chair of Latina/Latino Studies and Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade was quoted in an article about an equity conference recently hosted by the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools.

ABC News AustraliaMSN

1/29/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about an ABC News Australia journalist who was allegedly fired for sharing a social media post by the group Human Rights Watch that was critical of Israel.

Psychology Today

1/29/2024

Professor of Psychology Ezequiel Morsella referenced research co-conducted by Professor David Matsumoto in an article about whether or not we can control our emotions.

Télérama

1/29/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was interviewed about a new documentary on Amazon and unions. (This article is in French and has a paywall.)

Post-Bulletin

1/29/2024

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about how improving policies surrounding the export of agricultural goods could benefit farmers.

Malaysian Business Insight

1/29/2024

Memoir writing classes taught by alumnus Oscar Penaranda were mentioned in an article about a senior activity group in the city of Makati in the Philippines.

48 HillsThe Berkeleyside

1/29/2024

SF State is mentioned in an article about the 1971 docudrama “Bushman,” which stars Paul Eyam Nzie Okpokam, a former instructor at the University.

The San Francisco Standard

1/28/2024 

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on campaign donations for the San Francisco Superior Court judicial elections.

The Seattle Times

1/27/2024

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about how improving policies surrounding the export of agricultural goods could benefit farmers. (This article was originally published 1/25/2024 by The Progressive Magazine.)

Animation MagazineCartoon Brew

1/26/2024 – 1/27/2024

Late television animation producer John Bush, an alumnus who died in November, was remembered.

VarietyYahoo! NewsMSN Philippines

1/26/2024

Award winning American television director and producer Rod Holcomb, an alumnus, died Jan. 24.

Bloomberg

1/25/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the CSU student workers union.

MSNThe Progressive Magazine

1/19/2024- 1/25/2024

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about how improving policies surrounding the export of agricultural goods could benefit farmers. (This article was originally published by The Progressive Magazine.)

The Theatre TimesCanadian Review

1/24/2024

Assistant Professor of Theatre Michael Schweikardt and students Jessa Laboissonniere, Tristan Fabiunke, Bre Lawscha, Connor Diaz and Benjamin Edwards co-wrote an article about the School of Theatre and Dance’s production of “Eurydice.”

Yahoo! NewsApple Valley NewsNews Channel 3

1/23/2024

Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn commented on a story about the increasing frequency of self-pollinating flowers. (This article was originally published 1/23/2024 by CNN. It was republished in 10 additional media outlets.)

Taiwan SunSacramento SunOregon Telegraph

1/24/2024

 
Emmy-winning “Simpsons” producer and alumnus John Bush passed away at age 69 after a battle with lymphoma. (This story was published in more than 10 publications.)

Daily Democrat

1/23/2024

Alumna Gina O’Mara is the Teacher of the Week for Gibson Elementary School. (This article has a paywall.

RTVI

1/23/2024

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan spoke about the CFA-CSU settlement following the union’s one-day strike. (This clip is in Russian.)

San Jose Mercury NewsThe East Bay Times

1/24/2024

Andrew Fraknoi, who teaches astronomy at SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, was profiled.

San Francisco Chronicle

1/23/2024

Professor of History James Martel discussed opposition to a tentative agreement between the California Faculty Association and the CSU.

Hollywood ReporterYahoo! NewsFlorida StatesmanSan Diego SunNew Hampshire State News 

1/24/2024

Emmy-winning “Simpsons” producer and alumnus John Bush passed away at age 69 after a battle with lymphoma. (This story was published in more than 10 publications.)

CNNMSN News CanadaKION-TV

1/23/2024

Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn commented on a story about the increasing frequency of self-pollinating flowers. (This article was originally published by CNN. It was published in three additional media outlets.)

San Francisco Chronicle

1/22/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club’s decision to withdraw its endorsement from President Biden’s March primary campaign.

San Francisco Chronicle

1/22/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the delayed closure of the Fillmore District Safeway.

Charlotte Readers Podcast

1/23/2024

Author and alumnus David Madden discussed his book “Momma’s Lost Piano: A Memoir.”

San Francisco Chronicle

1/22/2024

Alumnus and artist Bonnie Sherk was profiled in an article about the history of parklets in San Francisco.

Yahoo!DPA International

1/21/2024

Marine research by late faculty member Jonathan Stern was referenced in an article about the unusual mating habits of porpoises in the San Francisco Bay. 

The GuardianInklMSN South Africa

1/20/2024

Professor of Theatre and Dance Yutian Wong discussed the history of ballroom dancing in an article about Asian elders returning to the dance floor in Alhambra after a one-year hiatus due to a shooting at a Monterey dance hall. (This article was originally published 1/20/2024 by The Guardian. It was republished in several additional media outlets. The Inkl site has a paywall.)

Philosophy Talk

1/19/2024

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Arezoo Islami discussed the mysterious history of mathematics.

Lookout Santa Cruz

1/19/2024

Glass artist and alumna Annie Morhauser was profiled in an article about her business Annieglass.

Irish Star

1/19/2024

Alumna Sonia Sarkar discussed her experience studying in San Francisco in an article celebrating the 25th year of the Hope Foundation.

KRON 4

1/18/2024

Co-founder of SF Sketchfest Cole Stratton, an alumnus, was interviewed about the success of the annual event, now in its 21st year. (See video title: “More than 200 shows coming to ‘SF Sketchfest’ comedy festival”)

MusicRow Magazine

1/18/2024

Alumna Shanna Strassberg, vice president of development and strategy for the music production company C.A.M.P. 615, was profiled.

Women in Academia Report

1/17/2024

Alumna Mary Hatcher-Skeers is the new vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Scripps College.

San Francisco Examiner

1/18/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed the role that the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter) will have in San Francisco’s 2024 election.

San Francisco Chronicle

1/18/2024

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John Monteverdi commented on the recent El Niño weather patterns in California in an article about a forecast for rain.

Smithsonian Magazine

1/17/2024

Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature Teresa Pratt discussed the history of accents and dialects in the U.S.

HaaretzMSN

1/16/2024

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger was quoted in an article about the recent resignation of Harvard’s president following allegations of antisemitism and plagiarism. (This article was originally published by Haaretz.)

Pleasanton Weekly

1/15/2023

Professor Emeritus of Theatre at Las Positas College Ken Ross, an alumnus, passed away in October.

The Killeen Daily HeraldThe Kansas City Star

1/17/2024- 1/18/2024

Alumna Emily Curiel quoted “words of wisdom” from Journalism Lecturer Scot Tucker in an article about a photo she took during a recent AFC Wild Card game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins. (This article was originally published 1/17/2024 by The Kansas City Star.)

ABC 10

1/17/2024

Music Lecturer for Sacramento State Julian Dixon, an alumnus, was interviewed about his part in establishing the Sacramento Philharmonic’s Link Up! Carnegie Hall Program, a music education program for grades 3-5.

Marin Independent Journal  

1/17/2024

Alumna Miriam Brooks was interviewed about her role in the Magic Theatre’s
production “Miriam and Esther Go to the Diamond District.” 

Courtney Reads Romance

1/172024

Alumna Leslie Vedder was profiled in an article about her new book “The Cursed Rose.”

Inside The PhilliesMSN

1/17/2024

The late professional baseball player and coach Bud Harrelson, an alumnus, was remembered.

Half Moon Bay Review

1/16/2024

Recommendations from engineers at SF State were mentioned in an article about an upcoming Coastside County Water District hydroelectric power study.

Times Literary Supplement

1/17/2024

The Ethnic Studies program at SF State was referenced in a review of the book “Writing Backwards: Historical Fiction and the Reshaping of the American Canon” by Alexander Manshel. (This article has a paywall.)

ANA Magazine

1/17/2023

An article about how two small businesses launched campaigns to support the LGBTQ community referenced research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project.

LAist

1/17/2023

An article about a program that sends Glendale Community College students to the Sundance Film Festival included a profile of participant Michelle Castillo, who later transferred to SF State and now works for Warner Music Group.

Police1

1/16/2024

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley discussed whether or not off-duty law enforcement officers should be allowed to use marijuana in states where it is recreationally legal.

Yahoo! NewsThe Sacramento Bee  

1/15/2024

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson wrote an op-ed about a plan by the California Public Employees Pension System (CalPERS) to invest in clean energy. (This article was originally published in The Sacramento Bee. The link has a paywall.)

Richmond Times-Dispatch

1/15/2024

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Abul Pitre discussed concerns of political constraints on American history education in Florida following passage of a law that forbids teaching that U.S. political institutions were “created to maintain social, political, and economic inequities.” (This article was originally published 1/6/2024 by the Associated Press.)

San Francisco Chronicle

1/13/2024

Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance Joel Schechter was quoted in a review a local drag production of “9 to 5: Live.”

Morning Ag Clips

1/16/2024

California Almond Board CEO Clarice Turner, an alumna, was named one of the nation’s Top 50 Diverse Board Candidates.

San Francisco Chronicle

1/16/2024

Photojournalist and alumnus Benjamin Fanjoy is a winter intern for The San Francisco Chronicle.

Fox 5 San Diego

1/15/2024

Alumnus Jeffrey Paradise, a founding member of the band Poolside, was interviewed about his career in music.

The San Francisco Standard

1/15/2023

Alumna Ellen Lee Zhou’s 2019 San Francisco mayoral campaign was discussed in an article about candidates in the 2024 election.

SaskToday

1/14/2024

Alumna Angela Jaime was appointed vice-provost of Indigenous engagement at the University of Saskatchewan.

Mission Local

1/11/2024

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jen Reck was a speaker at “The Fight for the Castro Theatre: Lessons for Queer Preservation,” a recent event at the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco.

The Argus-PressThe Observer

1/10/2024 – 1/11/2024

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Abul Pitre discussed concerns of political constraints on American history education in Florida following passage of a law that forbids teaching that U.S. political institutions were “created to maintain social, political, and economic inequities.” (This article was originally published 1/6/2024 by the Associated Press. It was republished by over 300 media outlets.)

Local News 1

1/12/2024

Alumnus Durryle Brooks was profiled in an article about his upcoming Wilson College Martin Luther King Jr. Day presentation entitled “Centering Love, Healing, and Liberation in Our Social Justice Work.”

The New York Times

1/12/2023

Alumnus Elliott Lin discussed how he bonded with his future wife over their shared love of the “Fast & Furious” movie franchise. (The article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)

Farm Progress

1/12/2024

California Almond Board CEO Clarice Turner, an alumna, was named one of the nation’s Top 50 Diverse Board Candidates.

Mexico News Daily

1/11/2024

Iranian artist Shadi Yousefian, an alumna, was profiled in an article about the donation of her entire collection of artwork to Mano Amiga, a Mexican non-governmental organization that provides business and personal finance support for women.

Talking Biz News

1/11/2024

Vice Chair for the SF State Foundation Board Mary Huss has announced her retirement from the San Francisco Business Times.

The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

1/11/2024

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross was profiled in an article about an upcoming event she is hosting at the Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation in Lawrence, Kansas.

Elk Valley NewsThe Sentinel

1/10/2024 – 1/11/2024

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Abul Pitre discussed concerns of political constraints on American history education in Florida following passage of a law that forbids teaching that U.S. political institutions were “created to maintain social, political, and economic inequities.” (This article was originally published 1/6/2024 by the Associated Press. It was republished by over 300 media outlets.)

RTVI TV

1/10/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposal to offer prenatal leave for pregnant women. (This interview is in Russian.)

 Big Think

1/10/2024

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was quoted in an article about research of dream behavior in multiple species of animals.

The New York Times Magazine

1/11/2024

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid, a former football coach at SF State, was profiled in an article about the team’s performance. (The article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)

Lone Star BallThe New York TimesMLB Trade Rumors

1/11/2024

Former professional baseball player and coach Bud Harrelson, an alumnus, died yesterday.

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

1/11/2024

Alumna Tenny Minassian was interviewed about her new children’s book “Lucy Goes to the Gentle Barn.” (This article was originally published 1/4/2024 by The Orange County Register.)

Fox 13 Seattle

1/10/2024

A memorial service for Oakland police officer and alumnus Tuan Le, who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 29, was held yesterday morning in Castro Valley.

Cultivation Place

1/4/2024

Artist and naturalist Esme Cabrera, an alumna, discussed how her ethnic background and education influenced her passion for environmental preservation. (See headline “Welcoming whimsy, wonder, and the work of Intimacy: Esme Cabrera Naturalist/Artist, la_mamigami”)

Architect Magazine

 1/11/2024

A proposal for renovations to SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center was discussed. 

AzedNews

1/10/2024

The Markowski-Leach scholarship at SF State was listed among the best college scholarships for LGBTQ+ students.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

1/9/2024

Professor Emeritus of History Robert W. Cherny commented on the recent resignation of Claudine Gay as president of Harvard University. (This article can be accessed by the University community via a page on the J. Paul Leonard Library website. Click on the headline “‘You Hand Them a Knife’: After Claudine Gay’s Ouster, Historians Worry About Weaponization of Plagiarism.”)

KTVUFox 10 Phoenix

1/10/2024

A memorial service for Oakland police officer and alumnus Tuan Le, who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 29, was held this morning in Castro Valley.

Yahoo! NewsNBC Bay AreaFortune

1/7/2024 – 1/8/2024

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Abul Pitre discussed concerns of political constraints on American history education in Florida following passage of a law that forbids teaching that U.S. political institutions were “created to maintain social, political, and economic inequities.” (This article was originally published 1/6/2024 by the Associated Press. It was republished by over 340 additional media outlets.)

AxiosMSN

1/9/2024

Owner of Beep’s Burger Samantha Yen Wong, an alumna, was mentioned in a review of the popular San Francisco restaurant.

Ms. Magazine

1/9/2024

Alumna Serene Williams is advocating for an AP Women’s History course.

Taiwan News

1/8/2024

Alumnus David Pendery wrote a letter to the editor about Taiwan’s 2024 election.

Inside Higher Ed

1/8/2024

Emeritus Professor and former Dean of Ethnic Studies Kenneth P. Monteiro commented in a story about the impact the Israel-Hamas war could have on University of California ethnic studies course requirements.

NBC BostonAssociated Press; CBS 42; ABC 4

1/6/2024 – 1/8/2024

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Abul Pitre discussed concerns of political constraints on American history education in Florida following passage of a law that forbids teaching that U.S. political institutions were “created to maintain social, political, and economic inequities.” (This article was originally published 1/6/2024 by the Associated Press. It was republished by over 340 additional media outlets.)

State of the Bay

1/8/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed San Francisco’s 2024 general election.

The Mercury News

1/7/2024

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on BART Director Lateefah Simon’s candidacy for the open Congress seat left by Representative Barbara Lee.

Times Standard

1/7/2024

Alumna Shelana deSilva is the new deputy district superintendent for the California State Parks North Coast Redwoods District.

AsAmNews

1/5/2023

Oakland police officer Tuan Le, an alumnus, was killed in the line of duty on Dec.29

Magasinet for Fagorganiserte

1/4/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about unionization efforts at Tesla. (This article is in Norwegian.)

Broke-Ass Stuart

1/5/2024

Artist and educator Mokhtar Paki, an alumnus, was interviewed about his career and upcoming art exhibit.

WGBH-FM

1/4/2024

A recording of late Dean of Education Asa Grant Hilliard’s testimony in a landmark lawsuit that challenged racial biases in IQ tests was featured in a radio program about the history of IQ tests. (Clip unavailable.)

Art Daily

1/3/2024

Alumnus Roy De Forest was profiled in an article about Bay Area artists featured in a new exhibit at the George Adams Gallery in New York.

Long Beach Press-TelegramThe Orange County RegisterSan Gabriel Valley Tribune

1/4/2024

Alumna Tenny Minassian was interviewed about her new children’s book “Lucy Goes to the Gentle Barn.” (This article was published by 12 media outlets.)

Sportskeeda

1/4/2023

Oakland police officer Tuan Le, an alumnus, was killed in the line of duty last week.

Spectrum News 1

1/3/2024

SF State’s minor in Disability Studies was mentioned in an article about University of California Los Angeles’ new Disability Studies major.

BohemianPacific Sun

1/2/2024

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story about California’s proposed plan to raise the minimum wage for fast food and health care workers. (This article was originally published 12/21/2023 by Cal Matters.)

Before It’s NewsSan Francisco Bay View

1/3/2024

Student Amiriana Sinegal discussed the challenges she’s faced seeking higher education as a Black student during a panel discussion at the Southeast Community Center in Bayview Hunters Point.

La Jolla Light

1/3/2023

Alumnus Peter Cochrane was interviewed about his upcoming art exhibition.

The Sonoma Index-Tribune

1/1/2024

Freelance writer and editor Kim Bancroft, an alumna, was interviewed about her participation in a Sonoma Petaluma Parks lecture series.

Santa Maria Times

1/3/2024

SF State’s return of cultural items to four Indigenous tribes was mentioned in an article about the push to have all items from various CSU campuses returned to their appropriate tribes. (This article was originally published 12/26/2023 by Cal Matters. It was republished in over 20 additional media outlets.)

Must Read Alaska

1/3/2024

SF State research on the negative impact of conversion therapy was cited in an article about a house bill in Alaska that, if passed, would prohibit the practice. 

Santa Barbara IndependentThe Current

12/18/2023 - 12/30/2023

The founding of the Black Studies program at SF State in 1968 was discussed in an article about the controversy surrounding the College Board’s AP African-American Studies course. (This article was originally published 12/18/2023 in UC Santa Barbara’s The Current.)

Al Jazeera; MSN Philippines; Inkl

1/2/2024

Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts Dina Ibrahim commented on cyber security and the concerns of spyware by mobile applications like X, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok in an article about the potential for U.S. lawmakers to limit access to TikTok. (This article was originally published by Al Jazeera. It was republished in 10 additional media outlets.)

KCBS-AM

12/28/2023

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the proposed layoff of delivery drivers at several Pizza Hut franchises in California due to the state’s plan to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers. (Clip not available.)

Journal Union Rights

12/28/2023

An article about tech workers and unions by Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was published by the International Centre for Trade Union Rights.

KIRO-AM

12/26/2023

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Instructor Andrew Fraknoi discussed the science behind the winter solstice. (Clip not available.)

Fagbladet 3F

12/22/2023

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a Danish magazine article about the unionization efforts of Tesla employees. (This article is in Danish.)

Cal Matters; KQED FMCalifornia Public Radio

12/26/2023 – 12/27/2023

SF State’s return of cultural items to four Indigenous tribes was mentioned in an article about the push to have all items from various CSU campuses returned to their appropriate tribes. (This article was originally published by Cal Matters. It was republished in over 20 additional media outlets.)

Richmond Pulse; San Mateo Daily JournalSF Gate 

12/15/2023- 12/29/2023

Student Kathia Noriega was quoted in an article about a recent survey of young voters in the Bay Area.

Marina Times

1/1/2024

Late landscape artist and alumna Bonnie Ora Sherk was profiled in an article about an upcoming exhibition of her work.

The TelegraphYahoo!

12/30/2023

The work of late author and alumnus Ernest J. Gaines (B.A., ’57) was discussed. (This article was originally published by The Telegraph, which has a paywall.)

The Gateway PunditPagegooThe Millennial

12/25/2023

Late American jazz pianist and alumnus Vince Guaraldi’s work as the composer behind many of Charles M. Schulz’s “Peanuts” TV specials was discussed. (This article was originally published by The Gateway Pundit and was republished by seven additional media outlets.)

December
 

Cal Matters

12/21/2023

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story about California’s proposed plan to raise the minimum wage for fast food and health care workers.

Marin Independent Journal

12/20/2023

Bay Area television personality and alumnus Jack Hanson, who died Dec. 13, was remembered.  

WYLL-AMKKLA-FMCrosswalk.com

12/6/2023 - 12/21/2023

Research by SF State on how shared heritage and lifestyle can solidify identity was mentioned in a list article about family bonding. (This article was originally published by Crosswalk.com. It was published by eight additional outlets.

Jazz in the Afternoon

12/20/2023

Alumna Karen Stachel’s career in music and a song from her album “A Whim and a Prayer” were discussed on a holiday-themed radio program. (Clip not available.)

Greenville NewsSpartanburg Herald-JournalAnderson Independent-Mail

12/18/2023 – 12/19/2023

Research by Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Roberti was referenced in an article about a proposed abortion ban in South Carolina.

Yahoo! News

12/18/2023

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the unionization efforts of Trader Joe’s employees.

Government TechnologySan Francisco Chronicle

12/16/2023- 12/17/2023

Computer Science Professor Dragutin Petkovic, Professor of Philosophy Carlos Montemayor and students John Kongtcheu and Brandon Watanabe discussed artificial intelligence in higher education. (This article was originally published 12/16/2023 by The San Francisco Chronicle.)

San Francisco Chronicle

12/16/2023

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jen Reck was quoted in an op-ed about LGBTQ safety in San Francisco’s Castro District. 

The New Republic

12/18/2023

Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the unionization efforts of Trader Joe’s employees.

San Francisco Examiner

12/18/2023

Professor Emeritus of History Robert W. Cherny’s new book “Harry Bridges: Labor Radical, Labor Legend” was reviewed.

KQED

12/18/2023

Brewmaster and alumnus Dane Volek was interviewed about the efforts to keep Anchor Brewing Company open in San Francisco.

Press Democrat

12/18/2023

Coach and outdoorsman Billy Gianquinto, an alumnus, died Dec. 14.

San Francisco ChronicleKQED

12/8/2023 – 12/17/2023

Palestinian activist and alumna Nabila Mango, who died Nov. 13, was remembered for her work in the Bay Area.

The Nevada Independent

12/15/2023

Research on ranked choice voting by Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was cited in an op-ed about the voting option being a ballot question in Nevada.

The Kansas City Star

12/15/2023

Future NFL Coach Dirk Koetter and Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid, both former football coaches at SF State, were mentioned in an article about former Kansas City Chiefs Coach Steve Spagnuolo.

Crosscurrents

12/14/2023

Cinema Professor Daniel Bernardi discussed his new documentary “Ultimate Sacrifices: Capt. Jennifer Moreno.”

Spectrum News SF Valley

12/14/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a news story about Starbucks’ decision to close multiple locations in an alleged effort to keep employees from unionizing. (Video time stamp: 1:09-1:40

ABC 7 NewsWire Focus

12/14/2023

Professor Emeritus of Computer Science Gerald Eisman discussed having his license plates stolen in an article about vehicle break-ins in San Francisco. (This story was originally published by ABC News.)

San Francisco Chronicle

12/13/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s 2024 re-election campaign in an article about the San Francisco Labor Council’s decision to not endorse her.

KNKX Public Radio

12/13/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the nationwide unionization efforts of Starbucks employees.

SlashGear

12/13/2023

An October interview with School of the Environment Professor Alexander Stine was cited in an article about the accuracy of the iPhone weather app.

Middle East Policy CouncilWylie Online Library

12/7/2023 - 12/12/2023

Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri and grad student Ramtin Zamiri co-wrote an essay on the Woman, Life, Freedom movement in Iran.

The OregonLive

12/11/2023

Dean for the College of Health and Social Science and Professor of Sociology Andreana Clay was quoted in an article about hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj, who just turned 41, and aging women in the industry.

San Francisco Chronicle

12/13/2023

Former faculty member Larry Clark’s 1977 film “Passing Through” was mentioned in an article about the addition of the 1990 film “Home Alone” to the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

News 10 ABC

12/13/2023

Alumnus Greg Tagert is the new field manager for the Tri-City ValleyCats, a professional independent baseball team based in Troy, New York.

CBS Bay AreaKRON 4Yahoo! News

12/13/2023

Bay Area television personality Jack Hanson, an alumnus, died yesterday. (The Yahoo! News article was originally published by KRON 4.)

Mississippi Today

12/14/2023

The anniversary of the 1968 student strike at SF State was noted.

Mass Transit

12/12/2023

SF State student participation in the pilot of Clipper BayPass, a new program through the Metropolitan Transportation Commission that allows people to more easily transfer between various modes of public transportation, was mentioned in an article about University of California San Francisco offering the program to its employees.

AZ Education News

12/11/2023

 SF State was listed as one of California’s safest colleges to attend.

Animals 24-7

12/11/2023

Professor and Chair of Biology Vance Vredenburg commented on a deadly fungus impacting amphibians in an article about California regulations on catching wild turtles and bullfrogs.

SF Gate

12/9/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was listed as a contributor to a collection of essays titled “Redemptive Dreams: Engaging Kevin Starr's California.”

Philippine News Today

12/9/2023

 Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about a recent Pew Research Center study that showed continued anti-Asian bias in the U.S.

The Mercury NewsEast Bay Times ; USA News Site

12/8/2023

Executive Director of SF State’s Project Rebound C. Jason Bell was quoted in an article about a local justice reform advocate and alleged gang member who was recently charged for his involvement in the death of two people.

All Things Considered

12/8/2023

Lecturer for the School of Music Steve Horowitz discussed the growing popularity of music scores in video games in a story about a radio station that plays video game music. (This episode of All Things Considered aired on over 60 NPR affiliates.)

Sunday Music Drop

12/10/2023

Alumna Rebecca Rodriguez was interviewed about performing with her all-femme salsa band Agua Pura.

KCBS-AM

12/8/2023

SF State’s One Card/Gator Pass was mentioned in a news segment about the Clipper BayPass, a new pilot program through the Metropolitan Transportation Commission that allows people to more easily transfer between various modes of public transportation.

Sights and Sounds

12/7/2023

Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi discussed different places to appreciate local artists in the Bay Area. 

SF Gate

12/7/2023

Marine research by late faculty member Jonathan Stern was referenced in an article about the unusual mating habits of porpoises in the San Francisco Bay. 

Bay Area Reporter

12/6/2023

Lecturer of History Susan Englander, who is a member of the SF State chapter of the California Faculty Association, commented on one International Brotherhood of Teamsters member’s efforts to change the name of the union.

Bay Curious

11/30/2023

Associate Professor for the School of the Environment Sara Baguskas discussed her research on how fog affects the growth of strawberries in a story about climate change and fog in the Bay Area.

The San Francisco Standard

11/6/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the San Francisco mayoral campaign of David Lurie.

The Spokesman Review

12/6/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook commented on whether it’s ethical to eat octopus given that they are intelligent creatures.

Construction Dive

11/30/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about unfair labor practices in the field of construction.

Bay Area Reporter

11/29/2023

Alumnus Stephen Torres was interviewed about his plan to run for the Castro District San Francisco Board of Supervisors seat opening next year.

November

Voice of America; Los Angeles Herald; Belgium Sun

11/30/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed combating prejudices in an article about a recent Pew Research Center study that showed continued anti-Asian bias in the U.S. (This article was published in 81 additional news outlets.)

Labor Notes

11/30/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about United Auto Workers efforts to unionize more auto plants.

Ithaca Times

11/30/2023

Professor of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Raquel Pinderhughes wrote the curriculum for Energy Warriors, an environmental literacy program run by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Tompkins County.

The San Francisco Standard

11/30/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on how a local group is working to expand the Republican Party in San Francisco.

Washington Post

11/29/2023

Assistant Professor of Biology Robyn Crook commented on the ability of cephalopods to feel pain in an article questioning whether it’s OK to eat octopus since they are intelligent creatures. (This story is behind a paywall.)

The Daily Journal

11/29/2023

Late faculty member and U.S. Representative Tom Lantos was profiled in an op-ed.

Television AcademyEmmy Magazine

11/30/2023

Quechan filmmaker and SF State alumnus Daniel Golding discussed documenting indigenous culture and making season two of PBS’s “Native Americans.” (The Television Academy article was published on page 12 of Emmy Magazine.)

The Mercury NewsEast Bay TimesPlanet Circulate

11/30/2023

Alumnus Jamaal Morgain was interviewed about how La Familia, a Bay Area-based community outreach nonprofit, supported him during the grieving process after he lost his brother. (The Mercury News and East Bay Times articles have paywalls.)

KQED

11/30/2023

Alumna Lizett Lopez was interviewed about how her mother inspired her new gordita shop in Fresno.

TaiwanNews

11/30/2023

In a letter to the editor, teacher and alumnus David Pendery discussed an essay he had his students write on what it means to be Taiwanese.

KTVUYahoo News

11/29/2023

Alumnus Tom O’Connell, who was killed in a Thanksgiving Day DUI crash, was remembered.

The San Francisco StandardEater SFMSN

11/28/2023

Beloved Vietnamese restaurant Turtle Tower had several locations in San Francisco, including one at SF State, but shuttered the final restaurant this week.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

11/28/2023

Political Science Professor Ronald Hayduk commented on municipal laws that allow non-citizens to vote in Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin.

Truthout POLITICO Pro

11/27/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about unionization efforts by employees at Starbucks nationwide.

West Observer

11/27/2023

Interim Director for Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Emily Smith Beitiks discussed the need for disability studies programs in an article about the University of California Los Angeles’ new disability studies major. (This article was originally published in the Los Angeles Times.)

The Edvocate

11/22/2023

American actor and singer Margaret Avery, an alumna, was profiled in an article about educators sharing her life story with their students.

The San Francisco Standard

11/27/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the history of Republicans in San Francisco.

Los Angeles Times

11/27/2023

Interim Director for the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Emily Smith Beitiks discussed the need for disability studies programs in an article about a new disability studies major at the University of California Los Angeles. (This article has a paywall.)

San Francisco Examiner

11/26/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the call for changes in San Francisco city leadership.

Peninsula Press

11/22/2023

Emily Smith Beitiks, interim director for the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability and organizer of the Institute’s annual Superfest Disability Film Festival, discussed the success of the 37th year of the festival.

Bart.gov

11/22/2023

Student Kassandra Santillan was interviewed about how BART has helped her achieve her goal of attending SF State.

NPR

11/24/2023

Immigration advocate and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, an alumnus, discussed his experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant in the U.S. 

The New York Times

11/24/2023

Alumna Janine Michele James was interviewed about how her career as a psychic helped her and her wife plan their wedding. (The article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)
 

The San Diego Union-Tribune

11/24/2023

Performance artist and alumnus Patrick Combs was interviewed about the upcoming debut of his one-man play.

Trend Detail News

11/24/2023

American artist Ron Nagle, an alumnus, was interviewed about his exhibition “Cinema Sanctimony” (2022).

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices

11/23/2023

A segment of a September interview with alumnus Juan Mendoza, a Biochemistry Professor at the University of Chicago, discussing his efforts to improve diversity in STEM labs was featured in an evening news series. (Time stamp 21:21.)

The San Francisco Standard

11/23/2023

Late alumnus Agonafer Shiferaw, who was former owner of the Rasselas Jazz Club in San Francisco’s Fillmore District, was remembered for his contributions to the city’s Jazz community.

Pleasanton Weekly

11/22/2023

SF State was listed as a participant in the Regional K-16 Education Collaboratives Grant Program, a program that strengthens education-to-career pathways.

RTVI

11/19/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the Starbucks union campaigns. (This program is in Russian.)

Daily Kos

11/22/2023

A 2020 SF State news article by Director of Communications for Foundation and Alumni Engagement Jamie Oppenheim and former Science Content Specialist Patrick Monahan was cited in an article about a weekly planet climate strike that’s been held at San Francisco City Hall since March 2019.

talkSPORT

11/21/2023

Photos of student Callum Bisping sparing with his father UFC champion Michael Bisping were featured in an article about the family’s interest in the sport.

Out Smart Magazine

11/20/2023

Research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project on parental acceptance of LGBTQ children’s mental health was cited in an article about comedian and actor Marlon Wayans support for his trans son Kai Wayans. (This article was originally published 11/16/2023 by CNN.)

Los Angeles Times

11/21/2023

Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies Joseph S. Tuman commented on Governor Gavin Newsom’s response to the recent collapse of the 10 Freeway.

Unilaid

11/21/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how Starbucks rewarded one of their patrons during recent strikes at multiple locations.  

Jewish World Review

11/20/2023

Assistant Professor of Cinema Mihaela Mihailova commented on the use of artificial intelligence in the production of entertainment media. 

The Jamestown Sun; Grand Forks Herald ; Daily Globe

11/19/2023

A photo of School of the Environment Associate Professor Jen Blecha was featured in an article about the Good Courage Farm, a Minnesota non-profit agrarian ministry Blecha runs with her spouse. (This article was published in 20 media outlets. It has a paywall.)

Mother Jones

11/20/2023

Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts Dina Ibrahim discussed a journalistic perspective on analyzing the news about the current conflict in Gaza as part of an Israel-Palestine Media literacy article series. 

KQED

11/21/2023

A photo of alumna Emily Otstott, taken while she was a grad student, was featured in an article about the best places in the Bay Area to hike and find wildlife.

Best Classic Bands

11/20/2023

Late alumnus Scot Halpin’s career in music was discussed.

CBS News

11/19/2023

Songwriter and musician Ty Segall, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about his upcoming solo show.

Buzz Magazine

11/19/2023

The work and life of American composer Pauline Oliveros, an alumna, was profiled in a new documentary “Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros.”

The Imprint

11/21/2023

The benefits of incarcerated youth participating in programs like SF State’s Project Rebound was mentioned in an article about a recent report from the Youth Law Center. 

San Francisco Examiner

11/17/2023

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dennis Desjardin, who is chief mycologist for Sempera Organics, Inc. — a company that makes plant-based meat from mushrooms — discussed how the company is reducing its carbon footprint.

AZ Central

11/19/2023

Quechan filmmaker and SF State alumnus Daniel Golding was interviewed about his career documenting Indigenous culture.

KQED

11/17/2023

Alumnus Steven Lee, founder and CEO of Steven Lee Ventures, discussed a Chinatown walking tour held for attendees of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference last week in San Francisco.

J.Weekly

11/17/2023

Alumna Maia Campbell was interviewed about her role in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." 

The Daily Journal

11/18/2023

The suspicious death in 1978 of alumnus Bob Houston was discussed in an article about other deaths related to the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, now known as Jonestown.

California.com

11/17/2023

SF State was listed as one of the top colleges near Mill Valley.

MXO Entertainment

11/17/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator’s co-curation of the Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit at the Grammy Museum was mentioned in an article about the 50th anniversary of hip-hop.

Construction Dive

11/16/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the United Auto Workers strike..

Napa Valley Register

11/15/2023

English Literature grad student Chloe Moody wrote an op-ed about celebrating the holiday season in Napa.

DeadlineMSN

11/15/2023

SF State students were among the participants in the Gotham Film & Media Institute’s fifth annual student short film showcase.  

The Bold Italic

11/16/2023

SF State students were mentioned in an article about Stonestown Galleria.

KION546

11/16/2023

Research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project on the positive impact parental acceptance of LGBTQ children can have on the child’s long-term mental health was cited in an article about comedian and actor Marlon Wayans’ support for his trans son Kai Wayans. (This article was originally published by CNN.

Bay Area Reporter

11/15/2023

Lecturer of History Susan Englander, who is a member of the SF State chapter of the California Faculty Association, commented on an International Brotherhood of Teamsters member’s call to change the name of the union.

Columbus Monthly

11/13/2023

Research by Associate Professor of Sociology Clare Sears was cited in an article about how the response to a recent drag show in Columbus, Ohio, reflected the history of anti-drag laws in the city.

East Bay Times

11/12/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed how President Joe Biden’s presence at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference in San Francisco can improve U.S. foreign policy. (This article has a paywall.)

China Daily

11/16/2023

International Relations grad student Dominic Piazza commented on the political value of President Biden meeting with Chinese Leader Xi Jinping during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference.

Experience

11/15/2023

Anthropology grad student Cecilia Mellieon was interviewed about a recent screening of her film “He told us the sky is blue.”

The San Diego Union-Tribune

11/14/2023

Student Lauren Delgado wrote an op-ed about how humans can help bees survive.

Los Angeles Standard

11/15/2023

Alums Shawneé Gibbs and Shawnelle Gibbs, also known as the Gibbs sisters, were interviewed about their career writing and producing content for TV, film, comic books and graphic novels.

Alta Journal

11/15/2023

Photographer Judy Dater, an alumna, was profiled in an article about her exhibition “The Gun Next Door,” which features photos of Bay Area gun owners.

East Bay Express

11/14/2023

Alumnus Ryan Christopher Parks was interviewed about his band B. Hamilton.

CNNYahoo!

11/16/2023

Research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project on the positive impact parental acceptance of LGBTQ children can have on the child’s long-term mental health was cited in an article about comedian and actor Marlon Wayans’ support for his trans son Kai Wayans. (This article was originally published by CNN.)

KQED

11/14/2023

SF State’s General Union of Palestine Students participated in a rally in San Francisco in support of a ceasefire in Gaza.

Santa Ynez Valley News

11/14/2023

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa is described as a “celebrity candidate” for the Republican party when he ran for U.S. Senate in the 1970s. 

KRON 4; Contra Costa News

11/13/2023 – 11/14/2023

Alumna Mojdeh Mehdizadeh was named chancellor for the Contra Costa Community College district. (KRON 4 clip not available.)

Coast to Coast

11/13/2023

Metaphysician Linda Salvin, an alumna, discussed how she integrated her education and traumatic life experiences into helping others. (Time stamp: Part 9- 12:10:18 – Part 10-12:57:30. This program aired on six radio stations.)

Encinitas Advocate

11/13/2023

Performance artist and alumnus Patrick Combs was interviewed about the upcoming debut of his one-man play.

Marin Independent Journal

11/12/2023

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips wrote an op-ed about why high schools should include architecture as a subject of study.

Ukiah Daily Journal

11/11/2023

Former President S.I. Hayakawa is described as a “celebrity candidate” for the Republican party when he ran for U.S. Senate in the 1970s. 

Oklahoma City Friday

11/10/2023

Kirkpatrick Foundation Executive Director Louisa McCune, an alumna, was interviewed about her work for animal welfare.

Dodho 

11/9/2023  

A Q&A with alumnus Jerry Takigawa, a photographer, is featured.  

San Francisco StandardTruthOut 

11/9/2023  

SF State’s League of Filipino Students will host a summit on campus to counter the Asia-Pacific Economic Corp. (APEC) conference in San Francisco.

The Edvocate 

11/8/2023  

A listicle provides 10 reasons to attend SF State. 

Danville San Ramon 

11/8/2023 

A program at SF State making it easier to train high school computer science teachers was mentioned in an article about the state’s computer science teacher shortage. (This article originally appeared in CalMatters and has been published in multiple media outlets.)

Antelope Valley Press 

11/8/2023  

Former President S.I. Hayakawa is described as a “celebrity candidate” for the Republican party when he ran for U.S. Senate in the 1970s. 

Metal Daze 

11/8/2023  

Dave Rude, guitarist for heavy metal band Tesla, attended SF State. 

The Union 

11/8/2023  

Alumna Stephanie Geckler, supervising animal control officer of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and founder of the Humane Emergency Animal Rescue Team, is featured. (This article also appeared on YubaNet.) 

Bay Area Reporter 

11/8/2023  

Asian American Studies Professor Jonathan Lee discusses the possible closure of the Rainbow Community Center, where he serves as interim director. 

Pacifica Tribune 

11/7/2023  

Alumnae Dorene Basuino and Kari Trainor played Gators volleyball after winning a Northern California championship together at Terra Nova High School in 1983. 

Your Health 

November 2023  

Special Education Professor Emeritus Stanley Goldberg wrote an article on dementia intervention. 

Ed Source

11/8/2023

SF State student Corey McNeil is part of a unique college-in-prison program through which he was guaranteed admission into the CSU.

The Indypendent 

11/6/2023  

Political Science Professor Ronald Hayduk comments on voting rights for New York City residents who are not U.S. citizens. 

San Francisco Chronicle 

11/6/2023  

Alumnus Steve Adami helped research and develop a pilot proposal for the San Francisco Chronicle’s SFNext project. 

J. 

11/6/2023  

Marc Dollinger, the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility, comments on antisemitic imagery on a public mural in San Francisco. 

The Daily News 

11/6/2023  

Psychology Professor Ryan Howell comments on the positive mental health impacts of paying off debt. (This article was originally published on BankRate.com.) 

YubaNet 

11/6/2023  

Alumna Stephanie Geckler, supervising animal control officer of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and founder of the Humane Emergency Animal Rescue Team, is featured. 

The St. John Source 

11/6/2023  

Performance art by alum Sigi Torinus is included in an exhibition on the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

“Supertalk Mississippi” (WFMN-FM, KTSA-AM) 

11/6/2023 

Biology Professor Emeritus James Steele is interviewed about climate change. (Clip not available.) 

Stanford Magazine 

11/6/2023  

Alumnus McArdle Hankin is the co-founder of Back Pocket Media, a storytelling company. 
 

San Francisco Chronicle 

11/3/2023  

Asian American Studies Professor Isabelle Thuy Pelaud talks about her friend and Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network co-founder, the author Viet Thanh Nguyen. 

Nob Hill Gazette 

11/6/2023  

A Q&A with alumnus Chris Larsen, technology and cryptocurrency entrepreneur, explores his work, philanthropy and civic engagement. 

“State of the Bay” (KALW-FM) 

11/6/2023  

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel participated in a panel discussion on government reform in San Francisco. 

“Crosscurrents” (KALW-FM) 

11/6/2023  

Assistant Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rama Ali Kased discussed the Nakba of 1948. 

People 

11/5/2023  

Alumna Carrie James, an entrepreneur and activist, is married to “NCIS” actor Sean Murray. 

Jacobin 

11/5/2023  

A Q&A with alumnus Boots Riley, a musician and filmmaker, notes that his father, Walter Riley, attended SF State. 

Davis Vanguard 

11/5/2023  

Alumnus Fernando Pujals, of Urban Places Consulting Group, is featured. 

The Guardian 

11/3/2023 

Philosophy Lecturer Kristian Kemtrup commented on the Shadow Work Journal approach to psychoanalysis. 

ARTnewsBusiness Newspress 

11/3/2023 

A profile of artist Ruth Asawa discusses her “Garden of Remembrance” project on the SF State campus. 

KQED-FM 

11/3/2023 

Assistant Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rama Ali Kased commented on demonstrations in San Francisco following the Hamas terrorist attack. (Clip not available.) 

Highlands Current 

11/3/2023 

Alumna Karen Michel, an audio anthropologist, is featured.  

“Civil Rights with Host Pamela Clark” (iHeart Radio)News Break 

11/2/2023  

San Francisco is named among the “smartest cities” in the U.S. due in part to the region being “home to renowned universities, including Stanford, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State.” 

Daily Hampshire Gazette 

11/2/2023  

Alumna Holly Bowling, a pianist, performed in Amherst, Massachusetts. 

KPLA-FM 

11/2/2023 

Research by SF State faculty about the benefits of closing one’s eyes for 30 seconds is mentioned in a segment of the “John Tesh: Intelligence for Your Life” radio program. (Clip not available.) 

East Bay Express 

10/31/2023  

Empire, a San Francisco-based record label, distribution and publishing company, was founded by an alumnus named Ghazi.

Capital Radio

11/3/2023

Labor Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol discussed concerns about the deficit in California’s unemployment insurance fund. (This article was originally published 10/31/2023 by Cal Matters.)

The Root Cause Medicine Podcast

10/30/2023

Professor of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Erik Peper discussed the physiological impact that technology has on the human body. 

San Francisco Business Times

11/3/2023

Alumnus and entrepreneur Chris Larsen was interviewed about his career as a philanthropist. (This article has a paywall.)

ARTNews

11/3/2023

SF State’s Garden of Remembrance was mentioned in an article about the public artwork of Ruth Asawa.

Hidden Tracks

10/30/2023

Alumnus Casey Ungar, who is transportation supervisor for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in Daly City, discussed why he chose a career in transportation.

 

San Francisco Chronicle

11/1/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the slight increase in registered Republicans in San Francisco and whether that means the electorate is becoming more conservative.

The Edge

11/1/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed why Halloween is such a popular holiday in the LGBTQ+ community.

BohemianMountain View Voice

10/31/2023

A program at SF State making it easier to train high school computer science teachers was mentioned in an article about the state’s computer science teacher shortage.

October 

Cal Matters

10/31/2023

Labor Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol discussed concerns about the deficit in California’s unemployment insurance fund.

San Jose Inside

10/30/2023

Lecturer of Latina/Latino Studies and Art John Ulloa discussed the history of lowrider culture in California in an article about the state’s decision to lift a decades-old cruising ban.

Current Affairs

10/30/2023

Professor of Management Ronald Purser discussed the corporatization of the mindfulness movement.

San Francisco Chronicle

10/30/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed San Francisco’s 2024 Consolidated General Election.

El País

10/30/2023

Research into animal dreams by Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was referenced. (This article was originally published 8/30/2023 in Knowable Magazine.)

The AlmanacCal MattersSan Gabriel Valley Tribune

10/30/2023  -10/31/2023

Assistant Chair of the Computer Science Department Hao Yue commented on the lack of skilled computer science instructors in California public schools. (This article was originally published by Cal Matters. It was republished in over 35 news outlets.)

Ventura County Star

10/30/2023

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in an op-ed about celebrity GOP candidates.

Reuters97.9 WEVEYahoo! Finance

10/29/2023 – 10/30/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the United Auto Workers strike settlement. (This article was originally published by Reuters. It was republished in over 80 media outlets.)

SalonMSNInkl

10/27/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed the improving of research standards for cephalopods. (This article was originally published by Salon. The Inkl link has a paywall.)

 them

10/26/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed the importance of carnivalesque holidays in the LGBTQ+ community.

Wired

10/26/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about an audit of working conditions at multiple Apple Store locations.

Hadassah Magazine

10/26/2023

Novelist Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, who was a visiting faculty member in 2018, discussed her work in an article highlighting Israeli writers.

MSNCBS MoneyWatch

10/26/2023 – 10/27/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed a new federal labor rule that will take effect at the year’s end. (This article was originally published by CBS.)

Pasadena Now

10/27/2023

Alumna Nely Meza-Andrade, executive director/CEO of Casa Treatment Center, is a new board member for the nonprofit Leadership Pasadena.

KSL-TV

10/25/2023

A 2018 SF State study linking posture to mental health was mentioned in an article about how slouching can affect productivity and mental health. (This article was originally published by Desert News.)

Experience Life

10/26/2023

Professor of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Erik Peper was quoted in an article about the benefits of leg movement on heart health.

Haute This Issue

10/26/2023

A 2016 interview with alumnus and journalist Ben Fong-Torres was republished.

Vox

10/25/2023

School of the Environment Professor Alexander Stine commented on Apple’s weather app and why it’s often inaccurate.

San Francisco Chronicle

10/25/2023

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Professor Jasper Rubin commented on a plan to build a new city in eastern Solano County that’s being supported by Silicon Valley investors.

RTVI

10/25/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the United Auto Workers strike. (This interview is in Russian.)

 Deseret News

10/24/2023

A 2018 SF State study linking posture to mental health was mentioned in an article about how slouching can affect productivity and mental health.

Petaluma Argus-Courier

10/25/2023

Alumna Illana Madrigal, a former commissioner on the Sonoma County Human Rights Commission, was profiled.

Santa Maria Times

10/24/2023

Alumnus Matt Ross was one of five athletes and coaches inducted into Santa Ynez High School’s Wall of Honor.

CBS Bay Area

10/23/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the varying views of San Francisco.

Spoon UniversityMSN

10/21/2023

A vote of the best college town bar by SF State students was mentioned in a list article. 

The City Sentinel

10/24/2023

Alumna Louisa McCune will receive the Paseo Arts Lifetime Achievement Award.

West Hawaii Today

10/23/2023

The creation of the waterbed by an SF State student was mentioned in an article about the launch of a multimillion dollar campaign aimed at improving San Francisco’s image. (This article was originally published 10/19/2023 by the Associated Press. It was republished in over 100 additional media outlets.)

Townsend Letter

10/21/2023

Professors of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Erik Peper and Richard Harvey co-authored an article about online health resources.

Society of Women Engineers Magazine

10/20/2023

Assistant Professor of Engineering Stephanie Claussen discussed integrating ethics into core courses for engineer students.

Daily Gate City

10/19/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about credit reform for farmers. (This article was originally published 10/13/2023 by The Progressive Magazine.)

Inside Higher Ed

10/20/2023

Student Corey McNeil discussed the stigma of incarcerated students working towards degrees in higher education in an article about a new partnership between the CSU and Mount Tamalpais College, a private two-year college based at San Quentin.

FortuneKRON-TVMSN Money

10/19/2023

The creation of the waterbed by an SF State student was mentioned in an article about the launch of a multimillion dollar campaign aimed at improving San Francisco’s image. (This article was originally published by the Associated Press. It was republished in over 80 additional media outlets.)

Chico Enterprise-RecordOroville Mercury-Register

10/20/2023

A fern gifted to Chico State by SF State’s greenhouse was mentioned in an article about Chico’s botanical and research facility. 

EdSurge

10/19/2023

A hybrid course started in 2006 at SF State by Professor of Instructional Design and Technology Brian Beatty was discussed in an article about the continuation of hybrid learning.

Wiley Online Library

10/18/2023

Asian American Studies Professor Russell Jeung co-conducted research on the need for Asian American studies curricula for grades K-12. 

West Central Tribune

10/18/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about credit reform for farmers.

Pop Culturely

10/17/2023

Latina/Latino Studies and Art Lecturer John Ulloa discussed lowrider culture after cruising bans were lifted in the state of California. (This article was originally published in The New York Times.)

The Daily Wire

10/17/2023

Research on the impact of divorce on children by Professor Emeritus of Psychology Julia Lewis was referenced in an op-ed about how online dating culture is changing the ideas of marriage. (This article has a paywall.)

48 Hills

10/16/2023

Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance Joel Schechter wrote an article about a political theatre performance in which an actor portrayed a bank CEO being arrested for climate crimes.

Morning Becomes Eclectic

10/17/2023

Alumnus Jeffrey Paradise, a founding member of Poolside, the former DJ/production duo, discussed music and his career.

Associated PressABC NewsYahoo!

10/19/2023

The creation of the waterbed by an SF State student was mentioned in an article about the launch of a multimillion dollar campaign aimed at improving San Francisco’s image. (This article was originally published by the Associated Press. It was republished in 79 additional media outlets.)

Portland Press HeraldWest Hawaii Today

10/17/2023

SF State Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about credit reform for farmers.

New York Times

10/17/2023

SF State Latina/Latino Studies and Art Lecturer John Ulloa discussed lowrider culture after cruising bans were lifted in the state of California.

The San Francisco Standard

10/16/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the importance of endorsements for candidates in the 2024 Democratic County Central Committee race.

MSN MoneyThe Progressive Magazine

10/13/2023 – 10/16/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about the need to improve loan services for farmers. (This article was originally published 10/13/2023 in The Progressive Magazine.)

Bay Poets

10/16/2023

Writer and alumna Karla Brundage read her poem “In Memory of…also for Zora and Lorraine” as part of a series spotlighting Bay Area poets.

KTVU-TV

10/15/2023

Alumnus Juan Gonzales was interviewed about co-founding El Tecolote, the San Francisco-based bilingual newspaper, more than 50 years ago.

The Nation

10/13/2023

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln co-wrote an article about the need to improve health care communications surrounding COVID-19.

Global Grind93.1 FM105.3 RnB

10/12/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator is the co-curator of the Hip Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit at the Grammy Museum.

CNNKTVZ-TVThe Mercury News

10/12/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the lack of a union at Tesla and the United Auto Workers strike. (This article was originally published by CNN. It was featured in 28 additional media outlets.)

J.Weekly

10/11/2023

An op-ed by Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan was discussed in a letter to the editor.

KQED-FM

10/11/2023

Professor of Biology Leticia Márquez-Magaña discussed how nature can help improve mental health.

J.Weekly

10/5/2023

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan wrote an op-ed about Golda Meir, Israel’s prime minister from 1969 to 1974.

The San Fernando Valley Sun

10/11/2023

A natural history course at SF State influenced seventh grade student Naomi D’Alessio to become an advocate for bats in California.

KCAU-TV

10/11/2023

Alumna Ninfa Iglesias discussed co-founding Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano, an all-female mariachi band, with fellow alumna Lilia Chavez in a news segment about National Hispanic Heritage Month. (Time stamp: 4:19)

Entertainment Mag

10/11/2023

Alumnus Justin Torres was profiled in an article about his latest book, “Blackouts,” which is a finalist for the National Book Award.

The New Yorker

10/13/2023

A 1960s reading at SF State by then-controversial beat poet Lenore Kandel was mentioned in an article about her work.

The Broadside

10/12/2023

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front, the 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies were discussed in a podcast about the history of advocacy for Asian American studies.

KPIX-TVKTVU-TVKRON -4

10/12/2023

A contingent from California’s Office of Emergency Services stopped at SF State this week as part of its Great ShakeOut tour to provide preparedness information about earthquakes.

Loss Prevention

10/11/2023

Psychology Professor David Matsumoto wrote an essay about the behavioral indicators of deception.

New York Times

10/11/23

Alumnus Justin Torres’ latest book “Blackouts” is a finalist for the National Book Award.

HospitalityNet

10/11/2023

Alumnus Steven Marais has been named vice president of rooms at Noble House Hotels and Resorts.

The Intercept

10/10/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the United Auto Workers strike. 

Los Angeles Daily News

10/9/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator co-curated the Hip Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit at the Grammy Museum.

Marin Independent Journal

10/8/2023

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips wrote an editorial about the practice of legacy admissions in higher ed.

Patch

10/9/2023

Photographer and alumnus Jeff Heyman was interviewed about his work currently on exhibit at the De Young Museum in San Francisco.

VarietyYahoo!AOL.Com

10/6/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator co-curated the Hip Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit at the Grammy Museum. (This article was originally published by Variety. It was featured in eight additional media outlets.)

Wired

10/6/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed the value of research on octopi neurology in an article about potential improvements of research standards for cephalopods.

Fine Art Connoisseur

10/7/2023

Artist and alumna Eileen David was profiled. 

Mosiac

10/5/2023

A 2022 episode of the television show “Mosaic” featuring an interview with alumnus and retired Novato Police Captain Reginald Lyles recently aired on KPIX-TV.  

Squarecylinder.com

10/2/2023

The art exhibit “See You Space Cowboy … From Hokusai to Hiphop,” that was organized by Professor of Anthropology Dawn-Elissa Fischer, School of Art Lecturer Kevin B. Chen and Fine Arts Gallery Director Sharon Bliss, was reviewed.  

San Francisco Business Times

10/6/2023

Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Jamillah Moore is listed as one of the San Francisco Business Time’s 2023 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. (This article has a paywall.)

Entertainment News ; East Bay TimesThe Press Democrat

10/6/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the current strike by Kaiser Permanente workers.

My Droll

10/5/2023

A composite image of a merging galaxy cluster by Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Andisheh Mahdavi was featured in an article about research into gravitational forces in the universe.(This article was originally published 10/4/2023 in The Conversation.)

The American Prospect

10/5/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about anti-union law firms.

San Francisco Chronicle

10/4/2023

Professor and Chair of Geography and Environment Andrew Oliphant discussed how weather and temperature impact various neighborhoods in San Francisco.

The Conversation

10/4/2023

A composite image of a merging galaxy cluster by Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Andisheh Mahdavi was featured in an article about research into gravitational forces in the universe.

North Bay Journal

10/2/2023

SF State student participants in the Clipper BayPass pilot program were mentioned in an article about the potential expansion of the program to employers in Marin County

USA Today

10/3/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on a recent study that found same-sex relationships are common in animals. (This story was published in several publications under the USA Today Network.)

CNBC

10/3/2023

Labor and Employment Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol commented on recent waves of work stoppages by heath care and auto workers.

Far Out Magazine

10/3/2023

Alumna Pauline Oliveros was an electronic music pioneer and introduced the concept of “Deep Listening,” a new way of experiencing music.

The San Francisco Standard

10/3/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed the potential of President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Aaron Peskin running against Mayor London Breed in the November 2024 election.

RTVI

10/3/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the United Auto Workers strike. (Time stamp: 40:28.This newscast is in Russian with Logan speaking English.)

Readers Digest

10/2/2023

Co-founder of CodaPet (an at-home pet euthanasia service) and veterinarian Bethany Hsia, an alumna, discussed how to improve longevity in dogs.

Stateline

10/2/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on California’s decision to rescind its ban on state-funded travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws.

 

Marin Independent Journal

9/29/2023

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips was quoted in a review of the movie “Oppenheimer.”

Under Review

9/25/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein wrote an editorial on faculty tenure.

MSNThe Western Journal

10/1/2023

Filmmaker Justin Schuck, who is currently pursuing an MFA at SF State, discussed the San Francisco Police Department’s alleged reaction when he tracked $24,000 in stolen camera equipment to a location in the city. (This article was originally published in The Western Journal.)

CBS News; FOX 59 Morning News

10/2/2023- 9/29/2023

Alumna Ninfa Iglesias discussed co-founding Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano, an all-female mariachi band, with fellow alumna Lilia Chavez in multiple news segment about National Hispanic Heritage Month. (Clips not available.)

The New York Times

9/30/2023

Journalist Lori Teresa Yearwood, an alumna, lost her battle with ovarian cancer on Sept. 17. 

 ABC 7 News

9/29/2023

President and CEO of the Bay Area Council Jim Wunderman, an alumnus, shared his memories of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, who passed away last Thursday.

September 

The San Francisco Standard

9/29/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed who will fill the vacant seat of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, who passed away yesterday.

Martinsville BulletinArizona Daily SunMissoulian

9/28/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the United Auto Workers strike. (This article was originally published 9/27/2023 by Bloomberg. It’s been republished in 49 media outlets.)

Off-Kilter

9/27/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was cited in an episode of a podcast featuring labor journalist Steven Greenhouse.

Entertainment WeeklyMSNYahoo

9/29/2023

Alumna and actress Annette Bening discussed playing recently deceased U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in the film “The Report.” (This article was originally published in Entertainment Weekly.)

The Gazette

9/29/2023

Alumna Andrea Flinn was interviewed about earning a Fulbright-Hays fellowship through Iowa State University, where she is now a doctoral student.

Victorville Daily Press

9/29/2023

SF State’s nursing program was ranked the sixth best in the state. (This article has a paywall.)

BNN BloombergBoston GlobeLaw 360

9/26/2023- 9/27/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the United Auto Workers strike. (The Boston Globe article has a paywall.)

Time

9/27/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator was listed as an editor for Made by History, a new history platform that is part of Time.

Medium

9/26/2023

Professor and Chair of Geography and Environment Andrew Oliphant discussed his research on the environmental impact of Burning Man on the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. (This article was originally published 8/10/2023 by 48 Hills.)

Axios

9/25/2023

A 2019 photo of historical Chinese documents being examined at SF State was featured in an article about a Senate resolution to encourage universities to offer Chinese language programs in partnership with Taiwan rather than China.

The ChronicleNorthern Woodlands

9/25/2023 – 9/28/2023

Research on mushrooms by Professor Emeritus Dennis Desjardin was referenced in an article about bioluminescent mushrooms.

Mountain Democrat

9/25/2023

Alumnus Michael Rafferty wrote an op-ed about his experiences as a student at SF State.

The John Philips Show

9/25/2023

A podcast segment discussed media coverage of filmmaker Justin Schuck, who is pursuing an MFA at SF State, and his criticism of the San Francisco Police Department after he tracked $24,000 in stolen camera equipment to a location in the city. (Clip not available.)

Bozeman Daily ChronicleThe Edge MalaysiaYahoo! FinanceBloombergArca Max

9/27/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the United Auto Workers strike.

San Francisco Chronicle

9/26/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on Daniel Lurie’s San Francisco mayoral campaign.

San Francisco Examiner

9/26/2023

Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Grace Yoo commented on what she likes best about the Korean harvest moon festival in San Francisco.

Waterbury Roundup

9/26/2023

Mycologist and SF State Professor Emeritus Dennis Desjardin commented on why some mushrooms glow.

New York Almanac

9/24/2023

Research by Professor Emeritus Dennis Desjardin was referenced in an article about bioluminescent mushrooms.

One Green Planet

9/24/2023

Assistant Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was quoted in an article about potential improvements in research standards for cephalopods.

KGO-TV

9/22/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the impact of the United Auto Workers strike on the “Getting Answers” news segment. (Clip not available.)

KGO-TVSFistWLS-TV

9/23/2023

Filmmaker Justin Schuck, who is currently pursuing an MFA at SF State, discussed the San Francisco Police Department’s alleged response when he reported that he’d tracked $24,000 in stolen camera equipment to a location in the city.

Metro WeeklyMeaws

9/22/2023

A 2010 study by researchers at SF State on monogamy in same-sex relationships was referenced in an article. (This article was originally published by Metro Weekly.)

KRON-TV

9/21/2023

Alumna Ninfa Iglesias discussed co-founding Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano, an all-female mariachi band, with fellow alumna Lilia Chavez in a news segment about National Hispanic Heritage Month. (Clip not available.)

Letters & Science

9/18/2023

Educator and alumna Judy Juanita was interviewed about her new book “The High Price of Freeways.”

Your Call

9/19/2023

Professor of History Charles Postel discussed the increase in neo-Nazi and other white supremacy groups in the U.S.

CBS News Bay Area

9/21/2023

San Francisco 49ers play-by-play announcer Jesús Zárate, an alumnus, was interviewed.

MSN Money

9/20/2023

SF State was mentioned in a story about the CSU’s 6% tuition increase. (This article was originally published in Axios.)

Today’s Parent

9/20/2023

Nursing Lecturer Tora Spigner commented on the biggest health risk for uncircumcised children.

Axios

9/20/2023

SF State was mentioned in a story about Cal State University’s 6% tuition increase.

San Francisco Chronicle

9/20/2023

A photo of SF State was included in a story about CSU schools that are harder to get into than UCs.

New York Times

9/19/2023

SF State and other universities were mentioned in an article about colleges whose rankings improved in the U.S. News & World Report annual college rankings after it changed its methodology to favor social mobility indicators.

ProPublica

9/20/2023

Alumna Sarabeth Maney was named a fellow in the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visual Fellowship Program at ProPublica.

Black Perspectives

9/18/2023

Founder and former chair of SF State’s Africana Studies program Nathan Hare was quoted in an article about the longstanding efforts to preserve Black Studies programs in higher education.

Santa Cruz Sentinel

9/18/2023

Vocalist Gabrielle Cavassa, an alumna, was mentioned in an article about a new jazz album.

San Francisco Chronicle

9/18/2023

SF State’s fall 2022 admission rates were featured in an article about applications to the California State University.

Fatti NostriItalia Report USAAISELa Voce di New York

9/11/2023 – 9/13/2023

The third season of “Crave,” a radio show about Italian culture presented by Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts majors, recently premiered in four Italian media outlets.

Pop CulturelyUS News
 

9/18/2023 – 9/19/2023

SF State moved up 56 points on the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best College rankings.

Best Colleges

9/18/2023

The University’s social work masters program was listed as an affordable social work program.

CNN

9/17/2023

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed multiple labor union strikes in the U.S.

CBC News NetworkMSN CanadaSky News

9/16/2023

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed how Iranian artists are using their work as a means of protest against oppression of human rights. (This topic was discussed in 10 media outlets.)

Inquirer

9/15/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales co-hosted a promotional event for “Larry: The Musical,” based on the life of Filipino American farmworker union leader Larry Itliong.

San Francisco Examiner

9/17/2023

Student Lucía González Ippolito, a San Francisco-based muralist, discussed the negative impact artificial intelligence may have on artists and their work.

The San Francisco Standard

9/15/2023

Filmmaker Justin Schuck, an alumnus currently pursuing an MFA at SF State, discussed his experience after $24,000 in camera equipment was stolen from his rental vehicle in Oakland.

ForbesThe Mercury NewsUSA News Site

9/15/2023 – 9/17/2023

Vocalist Gabrielle Cavassa, an alumna, was mentioned in an article about a new jazz album. (The Mercury News article has a paywall. This topic was discussed in six media outlets.)

Timeless Caribbean

9/15/2023

A resignation notice from alumnus Donald Thompson, CEO of the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank, was discussed.

San Francisco Examiner

9/18/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about the University of California College of Law’s downtown student housing facility, Academic Village. 

Queerty

9/15/2023

A 2010 study by researchers at SF State on monogamy in same-sex relationships was referenced in an article.

KALW

9/14/2023

Alumna Molly Blair Salyer is a new Audio Academy Fellow for KALW Public Media. 

Aeon Magazine

9/15/2023

1960s student activism at SF State was mentioned in an essay about changing Asian stereotypes in Hollywood. 

Smithsonian MagazineSamachar Central

9/13/2023

Research into animal dreams by Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was referenced. (This article was originally published 8/31/2023 by Knowable Magazine.)

The Mercury NewsEast Bay Times

9/12/2023

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk was quoted in an op-ed about noncitizen voting rights.

Las Vegas Sun

9/10/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in an op-ed about how the LGBTQ+ community can best respond to discrimination and hate crimes. (This article was originally published 9/4/2023 in The Los Angeles Times.)

Discover Los Angeles

9/8/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator co-curated the Hip Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit at the Grammy Museum.

Richmond Pulse; SF Gate; Local News Matters

8/30/2023- 9/10/2023

Alumna Alex Lalama discussed low registration rates for young voters in the Bay Area.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices

9/9/2023

University of Chicago Professor Juan Mendoza, an alumnus, was interviewed about his efforts to increase student diversity in science.

48 Hills

9/5/2023

Alumna Cauleen Smith’s 1998 independent film “Drylongso” was featured at this year’s San Francisco Cinematheque Crossroads film festival.

Latitude 38

9/8/2023

The Estuary & Ocean Science Center (EOS) was discussed in an article about the Sausalito Community Boating Center’s second annual Oyster Festival.

Pop CulturelyThe Music UniverseHouston Style Magazine

9/7/2023 – 9/8/2023

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator co-curated the Hip Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit at the Grammy Museum.

The Rafu Shimpo

9/7/2023

Alumnus and activist Paul Yamazaki will receive the National Book Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement award.

Fox News ChannelAssociated PressYahoo! News

9/7/2023 – 9/8/2023

A 2022 photo of San Francisco Senator Scott Weiner taken during an on-campus news conference was featured in an article about legislation that will increase low-income housing projects in California. (This article was originally published 9/7/2023 by the Associated Press. It was featured in 17 media outlets.)

Discover Magazine

9/6/2023

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was quoted in an article about research on animal consciousness. 

Financial Express

9/6/2023 

Alumna Jayshree Ullal, the president and CEO of Arista Networks, was profiled in an article about Indian CEOs of top companies worldwide. 

Los Angeles TimesWest ObserverAOL Japan

9/6/2023 

Alumnus and activist Paul Yamazaki was profiled in an article about his work at City Lights bookstore in San Francisco. (This article was originally published by the Los Angeles Times. It was featured in three additional media outlets.)

Willamette Week

9/6/2023

Alums Rachel Franke and Matt Hemmerich, members of the music duo Phosphene, were interviewed about their new album. 

POLITICO

9/7/2023 

Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi’s speech during the 2023 opening Convocation at SF State was discussed in an article about her proposed plans to run again.

Los Angeles Times  

9/4/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in an op-ed about how the LGBTQ+ community can best respond to discrimination and hate crimes.

The Hill

9/4/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about Labor Day and the American union movement.

Ohio Capital Journal; Georgia RecorderKTBS-TV  

9/2/2023 – 9/4/2023

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Roberti discussed the issues with civil rights language being used by anti-abortion activists in their campaigns. (This article was published in 36 media outlets.)

Yerepouni Daily NewsBBC News

9/3/2023 – 9/4/2023

Research into animal dreams by Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was referenced. (This article was originally published 8/31/2023 by Knowable Magazine.)

KPBS-TV

9/3/2023

An episode of the show “A Growing Passion” featuring the Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science initiative run by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn, recently aired on PBS. (Clip not available. See Beneficial Insects episode #403.)

Kansas ReflectorAlaska BeaconArizona Mirror

8/31/2023

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Roberti discussed the issues with civil rights language being used by anti-abortion activists in their campaigns. (This article was published in 12 media outlets.)

Knowable MagazineSleep Review Magazine

8/30/2023

Research into animal dreams by Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was referenced. 

PBS NewsHour

8/31/2023

A 2011 “PBS NewsHour” segment about the economic challenges of higher education that featured SF State President Emeritus Robert Corrigan, late Ethnic Studies faculty member Phil Klasky (an alumnus) and students Monica Popescu and Tiffany Tong was republished.

The Mercury NewsSiliconValley.comPlanet Circulate

8/31/2023

Isleton Chamber of Commerce President Jean Yokotob, an alumna, discussed how she came to love the city. (This article was published in 10 media outlets.)

San Francisco Chronicle

8/31/2023

Film Programmer Ryan McCandless, an alumnus, was interviewed about his contributions to a Martin Scorsese film festival.

Half Moon Bay Review

8/30/2023

Alumnus Sebastian Miño-Bucheli will work with Coastside News Group Inc. as part of an inaugural California Local News Fellowship program.

The Detroit Jewish News

8/30/2023

Musical artist Tim Lorsch, an alumnus, shared the personal story behind his upcoming presentation of “The Suitcase: One Family’s Story of Survival.”

The Criterion Collection

8/29/2023

Educator and filmmaker Cauleen Smith, an alumna, was profiled in an article about the success of her 1998 independent film “Drylongso.” 

August

San Francisco Chronicle

9/26/2023

A protest dubbed the Pandhandle Freeway Rebellion led by then-SF State Professor Art Bierman stopped a freeway project from cutting through San Francisco’s Pandhandle.

Half Moon Bay Review

8/30/2023

Alumnus Sebastian Miño-Bucheli was named a fellow for the California Local News Fellowship program and will write about agriculture for the Half Moon Bay Review.

San Francisco Chronicle  

8/29/2023

Educator and filmmaker Cauleen Smith, an alumna, was interviewed about the success of her 1998 independent film “Drylongso.” 

Country Roads

8/28/2023

Late author and alumnus Ernest J. Gaines (B.A., ’57) was remembered.

California.comCalifornia.com

8/25/2023 

SF State was profiled in two recent articles.

The Guardian

8/26/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story about Starbucks’ union-busting efforts.

Pride Magazine

8/26/2023

Late faculty member and alumnus Joseph L. White was profiled in an article about pioneers of Black mental health care.

The Register Herald

8/25/2023

Writer JC Lacek, an alumnus, was interviewed about how he is navigating through the SAG-AFTRA strike.

InquirerPositively Filipino

8/25/2023

Artist Natalie Schrik, an alumna, was profiled in an article about her upcoming
photo exhibit.

El Tecolote

8/24/2023

Journalist and alumnus Edgar Sanchez wrote an editorial about the impact El Tecolote had on his education and career.

The Mercury NewsEast Bay TimesToday’s Chronic

8/26/2023

The 1960s efforts of the Black Student Union at SF State that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies was discussed in an article about Bay Area high schools that have adopted ethnic studies curricula ahead of the 2025 state requirement. (This article was originally published by The Mercury News, and The Mercury News and East Bay Times articles have paywalls. This article was featured in eight media outlets. )

Michigan Chronicle

8/25/2023

1960s activism by SF State students that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies and a Black Studies program was discussed in an article about an AP African American Studies class that was approved earlier this year by the College Board.

New Books in Intellectual History

8/24/2023

Professor of Political Science Katherine A. Gordy discussed co-editing a recent edition of “Globalizing Political Theory.”

KTVU-TV

8/21/2023

Student Jacob Spangler, president of the College Republicans student organization, discussed his support for former President Donald Trump in an article about Bay Area watch parties for yesterday’s GOP debate.

Japan Forward

8/23/2023

Alumnus Richard M Jaffe received the Kanazawa University International Award for his work on the Buddhist philosophy of Daisetz T (DT) Suzuki.

Hawaii Reporter

8/22/2023

Alumna and founder of Women4Nonviolence in Peace+Conflict Zones Betsy Kawamura was interviewed.

The Outdoor WireThe Sacramento Bee

8/23/2023 – 8/24/2023

SF State’s Estuary & Ocean Science Center supported the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s release of approximately 23 million fall-run Chinook salmon. (The Sacramento Bee article has a paywall.)

MSNBC

8/21/2023

Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi wrote an op-ed about the controversy over a non-Jewish actor wearing a prosthetic nose to portray legendary Jewish conductor Leonard Bernstein in the biographical drama “Maestro.”

EdTech Magazine

8/17/2023

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology Brian Beatty commented on the benefits of HyFlex teaching and learning at SF State.

CBS News

8/21/2023

Alumna Melissa McDonough commented on participating in President Biden’s SAVE (Saving on a Valuable Education) plan to reduce her student loan payments.

Before It’s News

8/21/2023

Alumna Madison Macay was hired as a news anchor for a Fox affiliate in Reno.

Inquirer

8/16/2023

Graphic designer LeRoid David, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about the use of his logo designs for local companies like the Giants, Warriors and Kings.

Harlem World Magazine

8/21/2023

The cost of attendance at SF State was mentioned in an article about the cost of living in San Francisco.

KTVU

8/21/2023

SF State’s first day of instruction for the new semester and the College of Science & Engineering’s launch of the School of the Environment were both mentioned in a morning news segment. (Clip not available.)

Marin Independent Journal; The Mercury News; Todays Chronic

8/17/2023

Adjunct Professor of Biology Andy Chang discussed research being conducted on an invasive species of sea anemone in Tomales Bay. (This article was originally published by The Marin Independent Journal. It was featured in seven additional media outlets.)

Wiley Online Library

8/17/2023

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto co-authored a study on the influence of emotions on behavior.

WYNT-TVTwin Cities Business RadioThe Porterville Recorder;

8/16/2023 – 8/17/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the Teamsters’ support of a nationwide Amazon delivery driver strike. (This article was originally published by the Associated Press. It was featured by 24 additional media outlets.)

Medium

8/10/2023

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright was a panelist at the 35th Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education held May 30 – June 3 in New Orleans.

KALW

8/17/2023

Alumnus James Kass is the new executive director for KALW Public Media.

Community VoiceThe Sonoma Index-Tribune

8/18/2023 – 8/17/2023

Alumna Maité Iturri commented on being appointed as the superintendent of the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District in Sonoma County.

AsAm News

8/17/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about the CSU’s objection to an Assembly bill that would allow community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. (This article was originally published 8/11/2023 by CalMatters. It was published in 29 additional outlets.)

2 NewsAssociated PressABC News  

8/16/2023 – 8/17/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the Teamsters’ support of a nationwide Amazon delivery driver strike. (This article was originally published by the Associated Press. It was featured by 24 additional media outlets.)

California Political News & Views

8/16/2023

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk discussed the value of allowing noncitizens to vote in San Francisco.

Truthout

8/16/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union campaigns at Starbucks stores nationwide.  

Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

8/15/2023

Pan instrument maker and tuner Ansel Joseph, an alumnus, was interviewed about his life and career.

SF Gate

8/15/2023

Officials from the San Francisco Fire Department helped an SF State student move into student housing after her grandparents’ car rolled over near campus.

KPVI-TVVentura County StarLong Beach Post

8/16/2023 – 8/17/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about the CSU’s objection to an Assembly bill that would allow community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. (This article was originally published 8/11/2023 by CalMatters. It was published in 29 additional outlets.)

KQED

8/14/2023

Lecturer of Elementary Education Patricia Sullivan discussed the importance of Black educators in an article about the San Francisco Children’s Council’s Pipeline for Black Early Childhood Educator pilot program.

Labor Notes

8/14/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a new UPS Teamsters contract. 

Indianapolis Breaking News

8/14/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a labor strike by Los Angeles city workers. (This article was originally published by MarketWatch.)

KRON 4

8/16/2023

Officials from the San Francisco Fire Department helped an SF State student move into student housing after her grandparents’ car rolled over near campus.

48 Hills

8/11/2023

Alumna and circus acrobat Genie Cartier was interviewed about her new solo variety show.

Market WatchMorningstar  

8/14/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a labor strike by Los Angeles city workers.

ABC 7 Bay AreaKTVU

8/12/2023 – 8/13/2023

Officials from the San Francisco Fire Department helped an SF State student move into student housing after her grandparents’ car rolled over near campus.

Capital Public RadioSanta Ynez Valley NewsKPVI-TV

8/12/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about the CSU’s objection to an Assembly bill that would allow community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. (This article was originally published 8/11/2023 by CalMatters. It was published in 29 additional outlets.)

The Brian Lehrer Show

8/11/2023

Africana Studies Lecturer Dave “Davey D” Cook discussed the history of hip-hop in a podcast episode about the genre’s 50th birthday.

48 Hills

8/10/2023

Professor and Chair of Geography and Environment Andrew Oliphant discussed his research on the environmental impact of the annual Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.

Forbes

8/10/2023

Alumnus Andy Frasco was interviewed about his life, career in music and new album “L’Optimist,” which was recently released by his band Andy Frasco & The U.N.

Ed Surge

8/11/2023

The EDvance program at SF State was mentioned in an article about the need to improve training and education for early childhood educators.

CalMattersSan Gabriel Valley Tribune; Daily Breeze

8/11/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about the CSU’s objection to an Assembly bill that would allow community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. (This article was originally published by CalMatters. It was published in 10 additional outlets.)

The San Francisco Standard

8/10/2023

A photo of a robotaxi taken at SF State was featured in an article about the future of autonomous vehicles in San Francisco.

USA Today; Courier Post; Yahoo News

8/8/2023

Africana Studies Lecturer Dave “Davey D” Cook commented on the 1986 release of the song “Walk This Way,” a collaboration by hip-hop artists Run-DMC and American rock band Aerosmith.

48 Hills

8/8/2023

Assistant Professor of Art Libby Black discussed her artwork, which is part of a show at a gallery in Mill Valley.

Thrillist

8/8/2023

The Observatory at SF State was mentioned in an article about best times and places to stargaze in San Francisco.

World Magazine

8/7/2023

An open letter co-written by Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin requesting that the Biden administration find ways to sidestep recent Supreme Court decisions was scrutinized in an op-ed.

KQED

8/4/2023

Emeritus Lecturer of Biology William Cochlan commented on the return of algal bloom to the San Francisco Bay.

On Point

8/4/2023

Professor of History Charles Postel discussed the rise of monopolies in the United States during the 19th century. (This podcast episode originally went live 2/16/2022.)

Teen VOGUE; MSN News

8/7/2023

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front and the 1968 student strike were discussed in an article about Asian American students speaking out against the recent Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education.

All Things Considered; WRKF-FM

8/3/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in an article about efforts to repeal a ban on travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws for California state employees.

J. Weekly

8/2/2023

Former faculty member Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was interviewed about her new book “The Wolf Hunt.”

KNX In Depth

7/30/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the impact the extreme summer heat is having on laborers.

SF GateGalaxy Concerns; Todays Chronic

8/2/2023

Co-owner of San Francisco’s Hawaiian Drive Inn restaurant Maggie Zhou, an alumna, was interviewed about why her family will not raise the price of their burgers.

KQED

8/1/2023

Alumna Tanya Rao was interviewed about her experience breaking family tradition to travel and open Kaveri Coffee Works in Berkeley.

Yahoo

8/2/2023

Research on pheromones and attractiveness conducted by SF State faculty researchers was referenced in an article about ways to help yourself feel more attractive.

July

Los Angeles Post

7/31/2023

Professor Emeritus of Journalism Jon Funabiki was listed as a judge for the 2023 California Ethnic Media awards.

USA TodayFarmers AdvanceMSN South Africa

7/29/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the results of a recent Pew Research Center survey on the opinion of Asian Americans on China. (This article was republished by 20 media outlets.)

Los Angeles TimesWest ObserverPortland Press Herald

7/29/2023

Lecturer of History Sue Englander discussed her decades of work advocating for LGBTQ rights. (This article was originally published by The Los Angeles Times. It was published in six media outlets.)

ABC News Australia

7/28/2023

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán discussed research into animal dreams. 

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

7/28/2023

Journalist Emil Guillermo mentioned that he is the parent of an SF State graduate in an op-ed about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action in higher education.

California Political Review

7/28/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed the unintended consequences of California’s ban on state employee travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws.

The Nation

7/27/2023

Assistant Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Omar Zahzah co-wrote an article about proposed organizational changes for the Democratic Socialists of America.

KQED

7/28/2023

Josiah Luis Alderete, selected for the SF State Poetry Center Mazza Writer in Residence program in Fall 2023, discussed poetry and reading at the Medicine for Nightmares bookstore in San Francisco’s Mission District.

El Tecolote

7/27/2023

Alumna Iris Flores-Iglesias wrote a short story about sunsets.

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

7/26/2023

Alumna Kamala Green is the new associate vice chancellor for staff human resources and chief human resources officer at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

ReutersHuffington PostColorado Springs Gazette

7/26/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the Teamsters’ success in negotiating a deal for UPS workers that will avert a proposed nationwide strike. (The Reuters article was published in eight additional media outlets.)

Five Books.com

7/26/2023

Professor of History Trevor Getz discussed his recommendation for the best comics on African history.

Restaurant Dive

7/26/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the unionization efforts of baristas.

Butler Eagle

7/24/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an editorial about why farmers should have discretion over the crops they grow. (This article has a paywall.)

Israel National NewsThe Hill

7/24/2023

An open letter co-written by Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin requesting that the Biden administration find ways to sidestep recent Supreme Court decisions was scrutinized in multiple op-eds.

Capital Public Radio

7/25/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed his experience travelling for work in an article about efforts to appeal a ban on travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws for California state employees.

Colorado Springs GazetteUSA TimesIndependent Sentinel

7/24/2023

An open letter co-written by Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin requesting that the Biden administration find ways to sidestep recent Supreme Court decisions was discussed. (The Colorado Springs Gazette article was originally published by The Washington Examiner. This topic was covered by over 100 media outlets.)

Good Housekeeping

7/24/2023

Alumnus May Cobb discussed how her life influenced her new novel “A Likeable Woman.”

Washington ExaminerNew York PostFox News Channel

7/23/2023 – 7/24/2023

An open letter co-written by Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin requesting that the Biden administration find ways to sidestep recent Supreme Court decisions was discussed. (This topic was covered by over 65 media outlets.)

The AtlanticMSNVigour Times

7/19/2023

Assistant Professor of Psychology Diane R. Sanchez commented on the psychology behind the “Zoom wave” hand gesture. (This article was originally published by The Atlantic, which has a paywall. It was featured in four media outlets.)

Nation’s Restaurant News

7/21/2023

Alumnus Evan Kidera was interviewed about the success of Señor Sisig, the Filipino-Mexican fusion restaurant he opened with his longtime friend Gil Payumo.

Pacific Nut ProducerSnack Food & Wholesale Bakery

7/21/2023

Alumna Clarice Turner commented on being selected as the new CEO for the Almond Board of California.

Inside Higher Ed

7/21/2023

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an op-ed about teaching ethnic studies.  

KTVU-TVContra Costa News

7/19/2023- 7/20/2023

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies Steve Ford was quoted in multiple stories about his decision to retire as chief of police for the Antioch Police Department.

Bay Area Reporter

7/19/2023

Alex Lazar, alumnus and former aide to San Francisco Mayor London Breed and House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, was interviewed about running for a District 6 State Assembly seat.

MEAWW

7/19/2023

Alumna Hannah Wright was profiled in an article about her role in season five of the reality television series “Love Island USA.”

Sonoma Valley Sun

7/19/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about alumni success and Sonoma’s Hanna Center annual scholarship program. 

KMID-TV; KTWO-TV; KXLY-TV

7/18/2023 – 7/19/2023

Multiple news segments featured Professor and Chair of Kinesiology Matt Lee discussing caloric expenditures in a story about the ideal time of day to exercise. (Clips not available.)

The Poisoned Pen Bookstore

7/19/2023

Alumnus May Cobb discussed her new novel “A Likeable Woman.”

Oakland North

7/18/2023

Alumnus Bradley Penner was quoted in an article about community efforts to save Street Spirit, a monthly newspaper that has focused on the challenges facing unhoused individuals in Oakland and Berkeley since 1995.

Eater San FranciscoMSN PhilippinesGur Times

7/18/2023

Alumnus Meegan Nguyen was interviewed about transforming a bodega into a Vietnamese café in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset District.

ABC 7 Bay AreaYahoo! News

7/18/2023

SF State partnered with the 10,000 Degrees organization to host a College Opportunities Summit that provided high school seniors with college preparation resources for low-income and first generation students.

Good Morning America

7/18/2023

Professor and Chair of Kinesiology Matt Lee discussed caloric expenditures in a segment about the ideal time of day to exercise.

Contempt of Court

7/18/2023

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin discussed term limits for Supreme Court justices.

The Boston Globe

7/18/2023

Professor Emeritus of Gerontology Brian de Vries was quoted in an op-ed about LGBTQ caregiver rights and family choices for their aging loved ones. (This article has a paywall.)

Galaxy Concerns

7/17/2023

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in an article about California’s 2024 U.S. Senate race.

The Frederick News-PostCentral Maine Today

7/15/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about farmers’ discretion over the crops they grow.

Oroville Mercury-RegisterChico Enterprise-Record

7/15/2023

Alumnus Jack McWherter wrote an editorial about his life experiences.

Psychology Today

7/14/2023

Professor of Psychology Ezequiel Morsella was profiled.

CityWatch LA

7/13/2023

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson commented on a divestment campaign he assisted with and advocating for CalPERS to divest from fossil fuels.

Portland Press Herald

7/13/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about farmers’ discretion over the crops they grow.

Times-Herald

7/13/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on a group that launched a campaign to recall Alameda County’s new district attorney, Pamela Price.

Santa Cruz Sentinel

7/13/2023

Alumnus Josh Thomas, co-owner of Thomas Family Farm, discussed hosting an annual filmmaking summer camp.

The Mercury NewsEast Bay TimesGalaxy Concerns

7/12/2023d

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on a group that launched a campaign to recall Alameda County’s new district attorney, Pamela Price.

California State University News

7/10/2023

Professor of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Darlene Yee-Melichar was appointed to serve as a CSU Trustee by Governor Gavin Newsom on June 29.

Business TodayThe WeekBusiness Insider

7/10/2023 – 7/11/2023

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was profiled in multiple articles about Indian women who found success in America. (This topic was covered by over 35 media outlets.)

The Academic Minute

7/10/2023

Alumnus Mark Warschauer, a professor of Education and Informatics at University of California, Irvine, discussed research on the benefits of interactive characters in children’s educational television programs.

The Daily Californian

7/10/2023

An ethnic studies certificate program for incarcerated youth offered through SF State’s Project Rebound was discussed.

The Economic TimesThe TribuneMSN

7/10/2023

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was profiled in multiple articles about Indian women who found success in America. 

Outside Lands Podcast

7/8/2023

Alumnus David Gallagher discussed the 50th year of Sutro Tower in San Francisco.

American History TV

7/7/2023

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in an interview with the author of “The Murders That Made Us,” a history of violent crime in San Francisco. (This program originally aired 5/10/2022.Time stamp: 1:10:33)

Brewminate

7/7/2023

Professor of Biology Edward J Carpenter was quoted in an article about growing concerns of plastic particles in the ocean.

Class Dismissed Podcast

7/6/2023

Associate Professor and Chair of Latina/Latino Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade discussed the history of fairness and inclusion in the public education system.

News Ghana

7/7/2023

A photo from the 1968 student strike at SF State was featured in an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action in higher education.

Smithsonian

7/6/2023

Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn was referenced in an article about a new  study on the impact negative impact honey bees are having on the pollination of native plants.

San Francisco Chronicle

7/5/2023

Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance Joel Schechter, also a former member of San Francisco Mime Troupe, commented on the theory that the troupe’s performances are satire.

The Rumpus

7/5/2023

Lecturer of English Language and Literature Brian Strang wrote a review of the book "Unbound: A Book of AIDS."

KNX-AM

7/5/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on an increase in labor strikes in the U.S. 

USA Today ; Farmers Advance

7/4/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed his family’s experience with xenophobia in the U.S. and a recent federal proposal that would prohibit Chinese citizens from purchasing land in the U.S. (This article was published in 12 media outlets, many of which have paywalls.)

C-Span  

7/4/2023

A hearing on Anti-Asian racism in the U.S. held by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in March that featured Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung as a panelist recently aired. (Time stamp: 8:29-15:42)

The Chronicle of Higher Education

7/3/2023

Director of the Project Rebound program at SF State Jason Bell discussed his experience trying to achieve higher education in an article about the reinstatement of federal aid to incarcerated students.

NPR ; Jefferson Public Radio ; KPBS-TV

7/3/2023

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim commented on a new mural that features Mahsa Jina Amini, an Iranian woman who was killed last year while in police custody for breaking Islamic law; her death led to worldwide protests. (This article was originally published by NPR. It was featured in over 55 media outlets.)

Morning Star Investor

7/3/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a workers strike launched by Los Angeles hotel workers. (This article was originally published by Market Watch.)

Wiley Online Library

7/3/2023

Associate Professors of Economics Zuzana Janko and Venoo Kakar recently published a study on health care expenditures and income in Canada

Fort Meyers News Central ; Boca Raton News Central

7/3/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the workers strike launched by Los Angeles hotel workers.

The Press Democrat

7/5/2023

Alumna Jennifer March discussed her career as a voice artist in an article about Petaluma Readers Theatre.

Pop Culturely

7/4/2023

Instruction expenditures at SF State were mentioned in an op-ed about affirmative action.

KRON 4

7/3/2023

SF State was mentioned in a news segment about a proposed tuition increase for the CSU starting fall 2024. (Clip not available online.)

 
Utah Business

7/5/2023

SF State Professor of Management Ronald Purser commented on the cooption of mindfulness by corporations in an article about the evolution of mindfulness. (This article is behind a paywall.)

MarketWatch

7/3/2023

SF State Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a workers strike launched by Los Angeles hotel workers. (This story is behind a paywall.)

KTVU 

7/5/2023

SF State students will join other Bay Area college students at a planned protest at Stanford University against the recent Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action. (Clip not available online.)

KCUR 

7/4/2023

A story about California’s adoption of ethnic studies lesson plans in K-12 schools discussed how SF State faculty were involved in developing the curriculum for schools. (Clip not available online.)

Axios

7/5/2023 

Former archivist for SF State’s Labor Archives and Research Center Susan Goldstein announced her retirement as the chief archivist for the San Francisco Public Library. 

ScreenRant

7/5/2023

Actor and alumnus Carl Weathers was included in a list of actors who could be famous for something other than acting.

TV Over Mind

7/4/2023

Actor and alumnus BD Wong’s top 10 films were listed in an article. 

Argus Courier

7/4/2023

Alumna Mary Reynolds was appointed assistant principal at Petaluma High School.

Jefferson Public Radio

7/3/2023

Professor Emeritus Carlos Davidson was involved in a divestment campaign at SF State and is currently pushing for CalPERS to divest from fossil fuel. 

San Mateo Daily Journal

7/3/2023

Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Professor of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Darlene Yee-Melichar to serve as a CSU Trustee. 

New York Times

7/3/2023

An op-ed about the recent Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education mentioned SF State and how much it spends on its students in comparison to other more selective universities. 

San Diego Union-Tribune

7/2/2023

An editorial about the benefits of Project Rebound for the formerly incarcerated mentioned that the program was founded at SF State.

The Messenger

7/3/2023

Alumnus Justin Wittrock earned his sixth advanced degree and overcame challenges from his lifelong hearing loss. 

June

Lake County News ; EdSource

6/30/2023

Professor of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Darlene Yee-Melichar has been appointed to the California State University Board of Trustees.

Dallas Voice

6/30/2023

Director of the Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan was referenced in an article about the mental health crisis in the LGBTQ+ community. 

The Washington Post

6/30/2023

Associate Professor of Sociology Clare Sears commented on proposed anti-drag legislation. (This article has a paywall.)

Lake County Record-BeeThe Press Democrat

6/29/2023 – 6/30/2023

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson commented on California Senate Bill 252, which would prohibit new or renewed investment of public employee and state teacher retirement system funds into fossil fuels. (This article was originally published by CalMatters.)

Healdsburg Tribune

6/29/2023

Sonoma Filmworks Creative Director George Dondero, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new film “War of the Wills.”

KRON4 Special: Celebrating Pam Moore

6/29/2023

An interview with alumna and co-founder of Black Lives Matter Alicia Garza was featured in a news special about a retiring news anchor. (Time stamp: 4:30)

Le Lézard

6/29/2023

Alumnus Craig Stone promoted to co-chief investment officer for Virtus Investment Partners, Inc.

Nob Hill Gazette

6/29/2023

Assistant Professor of Cinema Artel Great’s new book “Black Cinema & Visual Culture: Art and Politics in the 21st Century” was mentioned in an article about people succeeding in the fields of art, sports and food service.

Lifehacker

6/29/2023

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dennis Desjardin’s “Basics of Wild Harvested Mushroom Identification” guide was listed in an article about best ways to identify wild mushrooms.

CalMatters

6/29/2023

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson commented on California Senate Bill 252, which would prohibit new or renewed investment of public employee and state teacher retirement system funds in fossil fuels.

Disrupted

6/28/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed the history of LGBTQ+ activism and the movements that led up to the 1969 Stonewall riots.

WholeFoods Magazine

6/28/2023

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dennis Desjardin will receive the Distinguished Mycologist Award from the Mycological Society of America.

Earth Island Journal

6/28/2023

Alumna Lisa Owens Viani wrote an article about what inspired her to found Raptors Are the Solution, a nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about the dangerous impact rodent poisons have on wildlife.

Bloomberg Law

6/28/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Starbucks’ anti-union efforts.

417.news

6/27/2023

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley is a panelist for an on-demand webinar about police recruitment and retention.

San Jose Spotlight

6/28/2023

Alumna Sparky Harlan, the former CEO of the Bill Wilson Center, a nonprofit organization focused on aiding unhoused youth and families, was profiled in an article about inspiring leaders in Silicon Valley’s LGBTQ community.

Pleasanton Weekly

6/27/2023

Alumnus Marco Lopez’s appointment as principal of Pleasanton Middle School was discussed.

Bohemian

6/26/2023

Sonoma Filmworks Creative Director George Dondero, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new film “War of the Wills.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

6/26/2023

President Emeritus Leslie Wong’s appointment as interim president of Connecticut College was included in an article listing higher ed appointments, resignations, retirements and deaths.

Bay Nature Magazine

6/26/2023

Assistant Professor of Biology Alejandro Vélez and grad students Tarah Haslett and Carolyn Schwartz discussed their research on chorus frog mating calls in the Pacific.

Bay Poets

6/26/2023

A recording of alum Alexiz Angel Romero reading a poem they wrote about a late San Francisco street performer aired.

The New York TimesNaya Nazriya

6/26/2023

Artist Sally Saul, an alumna, was interviewed about her career sculpting. (The New York Times article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)

The AlmanacMountain View Voice

6/26/2023

Alumna Gail Tsukiyama was profiled in an article about her new book “The Brightest Star: A Novel.

KQED-FM

6/25/2023

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Amy Sueyoshi commented on the increase in corporate sponsorship of San Francisco’s Pride celebration in an article about its 53rd year in the city.

The Boston Globe

6/25/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a possible nationwide UPS strike. (This article has a paywall.)

Rolling Stone

6/24/2023

Alumnus Boots Riley discussed his life, career and new television series “I’m a Virgo.”

Mountain View Voice

6/24/2023

Alumna Julie Thompson is the new assistant principal at Crittenden Middle School in Mountain View.

South China Morning Post

6/26/2023

Alum, writer and activist Kitty Tsui was profiled.

Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology

6/23/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about universities receiving CSU Hispanic Serving Institution Community Grants.

People to People

6/23/2023

A West Coast conference of Black student unions hosted at SF State in 1968 was discussed during an interview with Elmer Dixon, an author, civil rights activist and co-founder of the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party. (Clip not available.)

KQED-FM

6/23/2023

Provost Amy Sueyoshi commented on the history of sponsorship for SF Pride in a news segment about the conservative backlash against corporations that celebrate the LGBTQ community. (Clip not available.)

Women in Academia Report

06/22/2023

Grace Yoo, the new dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State, was included in a list of women recently appointed as deans at universities.

Esquire

6/22/2023

Former SF State student Boots Riley was interviewed about his new television series “I’m a Virgo.”

Broadway World

6/22/2023

Alumna Nicole Helfer was interviewed about choreographing and starring in San Francisco Playhouse’s “A Chorus Line.”

Lake County Record-Bee

6/23/2023

SF State’s graduation rates were discussed in an editorial about concerns about the CSU’s overall four-year graduation rates.

The Tennessee Tribune

06/22/2023

Professor of Theatre and Dance Dee Spencer was interviewed about arranging and directing “The BluesFem Project: Smile Orange,” a performance that combined a screening of the 1976 film “Smile Orange” with a live performance of the soundtrack composed by the late trombonist Melba Liston.

Daily Nous

6/22/2023

A recent episode of the podcast “Overthink” created and co-host by Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was featured on a news site for philosophy professionals.

The Porterville Recorder

6/22/2023

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound and the success of the program was discussed in an interview with California State University, Fresno’s Project Rebound outreach coordinator.

Smart ParentingMSN

6/22/2023

Filipino American actor Leandro Muñoz discussed supporting his son Frankie  Muñoz, an alumnus, in an article about celebrity parents supporting their LGBTQ children.

Wired

6/22/2023

Alumnus Boots Riley discussed how his father Walter Riley, a civil rights and criminal defense lawyer and alumnus, influenced his career in an interview about his new television series “I’m a Virgo.”

Marin Independent Journal

6/21/2023

Alumna Nicole Helfer was interviewed about choreographing and starring in San Francisco Playhouse’s “A Chorus Line.”

The Mercury NewsEast Bay Times

6/22/2023

SF State’s graduation rates were discussed in an editorial about concerns about the CSU’s overall four-year graduation rates.

Bay Area Reporter

6/20/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in a review of his book “Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement.”

The Rafu Shimpo

6/20/2023

Alumna Gail Tsukiyama was profiled in an article about her new book “The Brightest Star: A Novel.”

Marin Independent Journal

06/20/2023

Alumna Eva Long was profiled in an article about her resignation as a member of the College of Marin Board of Trustees.

Sonoma Valley Sun

6/20/2023

Alumna Kristen Ugrin is the new human resources director for Sonoma Valley Unified School District.

InsideHookMSN

6/20/2023

Alumnus Dane Volek was interviewed about his career as a brewmaster at Anchor Brewing Company.

Burner Podcast

6/20/2023

SF State’s Psychology Training Clinic was recommended as a resource in an episode of a podcast about mental health. 

Veterinary Economics Online

6/20/2023

An SF State study on the psychological benefits of participating in creative activities outside of work was mentioned in an article about career advice for new graduates.

Vice

6/19/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on the increase in cost of attending Pride celebrations.  

Vigour TimesThe National Desk; News Field Online

6/16/2023 – 06/17/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed a proposed nationwide UPS workers strike. (The National News Desk Time stamp: 0:35.)

Northwest NewsRadio

6/14/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment John Logan commented on Bill Gates’ recent meeting with China’s president, XI Jinping.

Mission Local

6/18/2023

Students from SF State’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program were mentioned in an article about a Goodwill project aimed at reducing clothing waste.

Daily Kos

6/18/2023

California Congressman Kevin Mullin, an alumnus, was profiled.

ABC 7 News

6/19/2023

Activist and actor Danny Glover, an alumnus, was honored yesterday by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 10 for his humanitarian efforts and contributions to social justice.

American Theatre Magazine

6/16/2023

Poet, playwright and screenwriter Marcus Gardley, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new position as co-chair of playwriting at Yale’s David Geffen School of Drama.

NBC NewsMSN

6/19/2023

Archival researchers from SF State were cited in an article about the backlash a California town received after an apology to its Black and Latino community members.

Vigour Times

6/16/2023

Professor of Mathematics Federico Ardila-Mantilla was profiled in an article about his unique approach to the field.

The Mercury NewsMarin Independent JournalEast Bay Times

6/15/2023

Professor of Theatre and Dance Dee Spencer was interviewed about arranging and directing “The BluesFem Project: Smile Orange,” a performance that combines a screening of the 1976 film “Smile Orange” with a live performance of the soundtrack composed by the late trombonist Melba Liston.

CBS News

6/15/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed a strike by UPS workers.

Salt Lake TribuneEasy Branches World News

6/15/2023

Multiple works co-authored by Director of the Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan and Robert Rees were discussed in an op-ed written by Rees.

48 Hills

6/15/2023

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jen Reck, who co-chairs the Castro Cultural District, discussed plans to turn the Castro Theater into a nightclub.

Daily FreemanThe Morning JournalThe Burlington Record

6/14/2023

Professor Emerita of Creative Writing Frances Mayes was interviewed about “Pasta Veloce: Irresistibly Fast Recipes from Under the Tuscan Sun,” a cookbook she cowrote. (This interview was published in 90 news outlets.)

Daily BreezeSan Gabriel Valley TribuneThe Orange County Register

6/15/2023

Alumna Rina Ayuyang was interviewed about her new graphic novel “The Man in the McIntosh Suit.” (This interview was featured in 12 news outlets.)

The Kansas City Star

6/15/2023

Alumnus Michael Feger was interviewed about creating the free app WildPermits, which helps backpackers in California find just-canceled permits for public lands. (This article was originally published 5/26/2023 by Bay Area News Group.)

The Current

6/15/2023

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Tiffany Caesar discussed the importance of celebrating Juneteenth.

Monterey HeraldThe Oakland PressBoston Herald

6/14/2023

Professor Emerita of Creative Writing Frances Mayes was interviewed about “Pasta Veloce: Irresistibly Fast Recipes from Under the Tuscan Sun,” a cookbook she cowrote. (This interview was published in 90 news outlets.)

Inside Higher Ed

6/13/2023

Andrew Zink, professor and chair of hiring, retention, tenure and promotion for the Biology Department, is the new president of Deep Springs College.

The BrunswickThe News & Observer

6/15/2023

Alumnus Michael Feger was interviewed about creating the free app WildPermits, which helps backpackers in California find just-canceled permits for public lands. (This article was originally published 5/26/2023 by Bay Area News Group.)

Good Day

6/15/2023

Alumna Daja DuBois-Walker was featured on a news segment celebrating 2023 graduates.

 The 74

6/15/2023

Alumnus Santiago Cuevas commented on the state’s new mandatory dyslexia screening policy for students in kindergarten through second grade. (This article was originally published 5/19/2023 by CalMatters.)

Axios

6/14/2023

Alumna D’Arcy Drollinger was appointed San Francisco’s drag laureate by Mayor London Breed.

KQED NewscastSan Francisco Chronicle

6/10/2023- 6/12/2023

Director of SF State’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center Katharyn Boyer discussed concerns that a lack of funding could lead to closure of the center. (KQED Newscast timestamp: 2:36-3:30.)

NPRAll Things Considered

6/12/2023 - 6/14/2023

Alumna D’Arcy Drollinger commented on being appointed San Francisco’s drag laureate by Mayor London Breed. (This story originally aired on a June 12 episode of All Things Considered.)

Broadway World

6/13/2023

Poet, playwright and screenwriter Marcus Gardley, an alumnus, is the new co-chair of playwriting at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University.

NBC Bay Area

6/13/2023

Professor and Chair of Hospitality and Tourism Management Colin Johnson commented on the proposed closure of Westfield San Francisco Centre.

Modern Farmer

6/13/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about working conditions for California farmers.

Smithsonian Magazine

6/13/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was quoted in an article about how octopi can neurologically adapt to cold water in their environment.

The San Francisco Standard

6/12/2023

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley commented on city harm reduction policies that reduce the punishment for open drug use.

ABC 7 Bay Area

6/12/2023

Director of the Estuary & Ocean Science Center Katharyn Boyer discussed concerns that a lack of funding could lead to closure of the center.

KQED

6/12/2023

Alumna Vitka Eisen, president and CEO of Health Right 360, a nonprofit that supports treatment for individuals with substance use disorder, discussed her work with the Tenderloin Linkage Center and the success of similar programs.

Aperture

6/12/2023

Photography by artist and alumna Irene Poon was discussed.

The Daily Caller

6/8/2023

SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi, who went missing while swimming near Pacifica in January, was mentioned in an article about a driver who had to be rescued after veering off a cliff into the water in Malibu over the weekend.

Savoy

6/12/2023

Alumna Lina Saadzoi is the new chief financial officer for Providence Health Plan.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

6/9/2023

President Emeritus Leslie Wong is the new interim president of Connecticut College. 

SalonMSNInkl

6/12/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was quoted in an article about new adaptability findings in octopi neurology. (This article was originally published by Salon.)

Marin Independent Journal

6/9/2023

Director of the Estuary & Ocean Science Center Katharyn Boyer commented on a grant awarded to the Richardson Bay Regional Agency that will be used to fund ecological restoration efforts.

The Washington PostNew York Folk

6/8/2023

Director of the Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan commented on new anti-trans laws in Florida.

Milwaukee Times News

6/8/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in an article about the influence 1960s Black civil rights activism had on gay activism.

The Day

6/5/2023

President Emeritus Leslie Wong is the new interim president of Connecticut College. (This article has a paywall.)

Space.com 

6/7/2023

A composite image of a merging galaxy cluster by Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Andisheh Mahdavi was featured in an article about dark matter.

Sonoma Sun

6/8/2023

Alumna Bonnie Lee has a new book out called “The Card Game.”

48 Hills

6/7/2023

San Francisco City Supervisor Shamann Walton, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new book “From Juvenile Hall to City Hall: Your Resume Can Change.”

Cannabis Now

6/7/2023

Late Chicana painter and activist Yolanda López, an alumna, was remembered in an article about a cannabis club in the Mission.

Petaluma Argus-Courier

6/7/2023

Alumnus Ray McClintock is the new principal at Petaluma Junior High School.

Ancient Egypt Magazine

6/8/2023

SF State’s Global Museum was discussed in a story about the variety of ancient Egyptian artifacts people have in their collections worldwide.

 C-SPAN

6/5/2023

Retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discussed 1960s activism at SF State during an interview with the Supreme Court Historical Society. (Time stamp: 27:28)

Cheddar NewsInternational Business Times

6/7/2023

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a potential strike by UPS workers, led by the Teamsters Union.

GMA

6/7/2023

The daughter of actress Sheryl Cruz graduated from SF State.

EHN

6/7/2023

SF State bilingual journalism student Andy Damián-Correa was named a summer journalism intern for the Environmental Health News.

San Francisco Chronicle

6/7/2023

Alumna D’Arcy Drollinger was appointed San Francisco’s drag laureate by Mayor London Breed.

Mwakilishi

6/6/2023

Alumnus Mwangi Ndengwa Mukami’s foundation MLIFE is making plans to take a group of California youth on a cultural tour of Kenya

Law 360

6/6/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the influence Starbucks’ union campaigns have had on other companies.

J. Weekly

6/5/2023

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross was quoted in an article about the closing ceremony for San Francisco’s Congregation B’nai Emunah, which is merging with another congregation.

San Francisco Examiner

6/5/2023

Professor and Chair of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Jackson Wilson commented on the San Francisco Travel Association’s new tourism campaign.

Associated PressThe Business Journal

6/5/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a potential strike at UPS. (This article was originally published 5/23/2023 by the Associated Press. It was revised 6/5/2023.)

Kenyans

6/6/2023

Humanitarian and CEO of the MLIFE foundation Mwangi Mukami, an alumnus, commented on an upcoming educational trip from California to Kenya that he is sponsoring.

Aquarius Papers – Global Astrology

6/3/2023

A video featuring a 1956 appearance by the late beat poet and writer Allen Ginsberg at SF State’s Poetry Center was featured in an article celebrating his birthday, which was June 3.

Portugal Post

6/3/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was quoted in an article about an octopus in a laboratory that might have been observed dreaming.

MorningstarMSN

6/1/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story about a recent Supreme Court decision on whether unions can be held liable for damages from a workers strike. (This article was originally published in MarketWatch.)

San Francisco Chronicle

6/5/2023

Alum Kyran Berlin will be an intern for The San Francisco Chronicle this summer.

Premium Times

6/3/2023

A conversation with alumna Yeye Akilimali Funua Olade, chief librarian for the African Heritage Research Library in AIla Orangun, Nigeria, was discussed in an op-ed about political differences between African countries and the U.S.

The Irish Times

6/2/2023

SF State was mentioned in an advice column for Irish students looking to study abroad.

Star Tribune

6/2/2023

Professor Emeritus of Economics Ralph Anspach’s creation of the board game Anti-Monopoly was discussed.

MarketWatch

6/1/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story about a recent Supreme Court decision on whether unions can be held liable for damages from a workers strike.

KRON 4

5/25/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee discussed the Year of the Rabbit and Lunar New Year. (Time stamp: 3:58-6:42)

ABC 7 Bay Area

5/31/2023

Alumnus and tech billionaire Chris Larsen discussed donating $2 million to help boost San Francisco’s troubled shopping districts.

Journal of Accountancy

6/1/2023

Alumnus Okorie Ramsey was interviewed about being the new chair for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

San Francisco Examiner

5/31/2023

SF State was listed as a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers.

The Michigan StarThe Ohio Star

5/31/2023

A Queer History Conference held last year at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed criticizing identity studies in higher education.

May

The Independent

5/31/2023

Information Systems Professor Paul Beckman was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award from SF State.

Valley News

5/30/2023

An article about an LGBTQ youth program in Vermont cited SF State research in its strategic pivot to tackling systemic change.

San Francisco Chronicle

5/31/2023

Alumna Hatice Yildiz has become famous for her baklava, which landed her a permanent kiosk at San Francisco’s Ferry Building.

San Francisco Chronicle

5/30/2023

Alumnus and tech billionaire Chris Larsen donated $2 million to help boost San Francisco’s troubled shopping districts.

Architectural Digest

5/30/2023

Alumnus and sculptor Vince Skelly discussed how a rocking chair became the signature piece of furniture in his home.

AsAm News

5/27/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo is the new dean of the College of Ethnic Studies.

Democracy Now

5/29/2023

Professor Emerita of Journalism Betty Medsger participated in a panel discussion of calls to free WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from prison. (Time stamp: 37:15)

Business InsiderSouth China Morning PostYahoo! News

5/28/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was quoted in an article about an octopus in a laboratory in New York that was possibly observed dreaming. (This article was originally published by Business Insider. It was published by five additional media outlets.)

KQED

5/26/2023

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John P. Monteverdi discussed El Niño and its impact on California’s weather.

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

5/26/2023

Late Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith was remembered. 

The Independent

5/30/2023

Alumnus Michael Williams is the new director of human resources for the Dublin Unified School District.

Petaluma Argus-Courier

5/30/2023

Alumna Christina Bridges will transition from her role as vice principal to principal at Casa Grande High School.

Aptos Times

5/29/2023

Alumna Ana Leonor will be an assistant principal at Watsonville High School.

NBC San Diego

5/25/2023

Founder and designer for Lulu Designs Stacy King, an alumna, discussed her career and how jewelry is made.

KSBW-TV

5/26/2023

Duke Ellington Morris, one of the University's popular therapy animals, is joining the Wag Brigade, an airline program to comfort nervous flyers.

CBS Bay Area

5/26/2023

SF State’s 2023 Commencement ceremony at Oracle Park was mentioned in an evening news segment. (Clip not available online.)

The Weather Channel

5/26/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed octopi neurology and the potential for them to dream in an article about an octopus in a laboratory in New York that was observed exhibiting dream-like behavior.

Bruce Lee Podcast

5/25/2023

Lecturer for Recreation, Parks and Tourism Bernadette Lim discussed what inspired her to found the Freedom Community Clinic in Oakland.

Daily Kos

5/25/2023

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson commented on California Senate Bill 252, bill which would prohibit new or renewed investment of Public Employees’ Retirement System and the State Teachers’ Retirement System funds into fossil fuels.

Political Breakdown

5/25/2023

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr., an alumnus, discussed his long standing career in city and state government.

GMA NEWS ; The Philippine Star

5/26/2023

Social media posts by Filipino actress Sheryl Cruz and her daughter Ashley Bustos on social media, who will graduate from SF State today, were discussed.

The Mercury News

5/26/2023

Alumnus Michael Feger was interviewed about creating the free app WildPermits, which helps backpackers in California find just-canceled permits for public lands.

The New York Times

5/25/2023

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was quoted in an op-ed about technology, attention and education, based on a class he taught at SF State.

Smithsonian Magazine; National Geographic; MSN

5/24/2023 – 5/25/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed octopi neurology and the potential for them to dream in multiple articles about an octopus in a laboratory in New York that was observed exhibiting dream like behavior. (The MSN article was originally published in the National Geographic, which has a paywall.)

KGO-TV

5/23/2023

An interview with co-founders of SF State’s Guardian Scholars program Xochitl Sanchez and Sonjia Lenz-Rashid and alumna Vanessa Ayres was featured in a story about statistics on relocating Bay Area foster youth.

48 Hills

5/23/2023

Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance Joel Schechter wrote an op-ed about how a demonstration by climate justice activists led to the closure of the Wells Fargo headquarters building in San Francisco this week.

Ethnic Media Services

5/17/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung  and alumnus Ryan Yamamoto were quoted in an article about a recent panel organized by the Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education entitled "What does it mean to be Asian in America?"

The Popverse

5/25/2023

Alumna Rina Ayuyang was interviewed about her career as a comic artist.

Reverb

5/25/2023

Musician Doug McKechnie, best known for his work with the moog, discussed a communications course he took at SF State in an interview about his career in music.

Ponte Vedra Recorder

5/25/2023

Alumnus Benjamin Walker was interviewed about his new novel, “When the Old World Was New.”

The Pulitzer Prizes

5/23/2023

Alumnus and San Francisco Chronicle Photographer Stephen Lam has earned a place as a 2023 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for his photos documenting the city’s fentanyl epidemic.

CBS News

5/25/2023

SF State was listed as one Bay Area’s top three Peace Corps producing schools.

Forbes

5/25/2023

A study on buying experiences conducted by researchers at SF State was discussed in an article about the rewards of living a minimalist lifestyle.

Times-Republican

5/24/2023

SF State Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a potential labor strike by UPS workers.

KPIX

5/23/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s approach to handling the drug crisis in the city. (Clip not available online.)

Boston.com

5/23/2023

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the union-busting activities of large companies in an article about companies taking a harder line on union organizing.

The Federalist

5/24/2023

An incident at SF State involving an anti-trans activist and a student protest is mentioned in an article about bias incident reporting in K-12 schools in Fairfax County.

All Nurses

5/23/2023

SF State’s undergraduate nursing program was ranked in the top 12 programs in the state.

Youth Radio Media

5/23/2023

SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies was mentioned in an article about how an ethnic studies class can teach people about Asian resistance.

The Coronado Times

5/24/2023

Alumnus Aaron Brooks was named Coronado High School athletic director.

Publishers Weekly

5/23/2023

Alumna Mariama J. Lockington wrote an op-ed about how her debut novel centers the experience of anxious, sad black girls.  

Associated Press

5/23/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a potential strike at UPS.

Earth TimesThe Science Times

5/22/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook commented on the possibility that an octopus in a laboratory in New York was observed dreaming. (The Earth Times article was originally published in Live Science.)

Yahoo! Finance

5/22/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about corporate opposition to unions. (This article was originally published by The New York Times.)

Metro Digital

 5/19/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the unionization efforts of dancers at a topless bar in Los Angeles. (This article was originally published by The Conversation. This topic was covered by 17 media outlets.)

Mountain View Voice

5/22/2023

Tracey Runeare, who is pursuing her doctorate in educational leadership at SF State, was quoted in an article about becoming the new principal of Los Altos High School.

GV Wire

5/22/2023

Alumnus Santiago Cuevas commented on the state’s new mandatory dyslexia screening policy for kindergarten through second grade students. (This article was originally published by CalMatters. It has been featured in over 1,000 media outlets.)

San Francisco Examiner

5/16/2023

Alumna S. Renee Jones was interviewed about her career in photography and working as the gallery manager for the TODCO Group, a local nonprofit devoted to developing affordable housing.

KALW

5/22/2023

SF State’s 12th Annual Rhythms Music Festival, hosted by Associated Students May 13, was discussed.

The New York Times

5/22/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about corporate opposition to unions. (This article can be accessed through the J. Paul Leonard Library website.)

Live ScienceMSNTodays Chronic

5/22/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook commented on recently observed sleep behavior of an octopus in a laboratory in New York. (The MSN article was originally published in Live Science.)

Footwear News

5/22/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the nationwide unionization efforts of REI employees.

Mountain View Voice

5/21/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and alumnus Ryan Yamamoto were quoted in an article about a recent panel held at Stanford entitled  "What Does It Mean to Be Asian in America?"

KPBS RadioSan Francisco ChronicleThe Conversation

 5/19/2023 – 5/21/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the unionization efforts of dancers at a topless bar in Los Angeles. (The San Francisco Chronicle article was originally published in The Conversation. This topic was covered by 17 media outlets.)

MDPI

5/19/2023

Lecturer for Family, Interiors, Nutrition & Apparel Rachel Scherr co-authored a study on food insecurity in higher education.

Vox

5/22/2023

Student Jessica Nowak discussed what she is looking for from a post-college job.

IndyBay OnlineBlack News

5/22/2023

Late alumnus Joe Louis Moore was remembered in an article about his contributions to preserving Black history and his Juneteenth events, which were included in the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Project.

Pasadena NowKPBSKXJZ-FM

5/19/2023 – 5/20/2023

Alumnus Santiago Cuevas commented on the state’s new mandatory dyslexia screening policy for kindergarten through second grade students. (This article was originally published by CalMatters. It has been featured in over 1,000 media outlets.)

Asian Times

5/19/2023

Assistant Professor of International Relations See-Won Byun co-wrote an article about the diplomatic relationship between China and South Korea.

The Los Angeles Post

5/18/2023 

President Emeritus Leslie Wong was quoted in an article about a statement of support for the National Teaching Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander History Act.

Palo AltoAsian Journal

5/18/2023 – 5/19/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and alumnus Ryan Yamamoto were quoted in an article about a recent panel titled “What Does It Mean to Be Asian in America?”

Inquirer.net

5/18/2023

Social media posts by Filipino actress Sheryl Cruz and her daughter Ashley Bustos, who will graduate SF State next week, were discussed.

Milwaukee Independent

5/19/2023

Student Mea Montañez commented on the academic challenges she faced after transferring to SF State from a community college. (This article was originally published 5/2/2023 by the Associated Press.)

CalMattersThe Press DemocratABC 10

5/19/2023

Alumnus Santiago Cuevas commented on the state’s new mandatory dyslexia screening policy for students in grades K-2. (This article was originally published by CalMatters.)

Santa Barbara News-Press

5/19/2023

Alumnus Grayson Converse, lead singer of the band Spooky Mansion, was interviewed about his music.

KTVU

5/18/2023

SF State was listed as a recipient of a federal grant supporting student mental health resources.

NBC NewsAOL

5/17/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ signing of a bill that requires K-12 curriculum to include Asian American and Pacific Islander history.

EdTech Magazine

5/16/2023

An article spotlights Professor of Instructional Design and Technology Brian Beatty’s ahead-of-their-time innovations in online and hybrid instruction.

SF Gate

5/18/2023

SF State was listed as a recipient of a federal grant supporting student mental health resources.

KRON 4

5/16/2023

A survey co-conducted by the San Francisco Small Business Commission and SF State’s Economics Department was referenced in an article about the post-pandemic struggles many small businesses in San Francisco are facing.

KPIX-TV

5/16/2023

SF State was mentioned in a story about colleges that are ending investments in the fossil fuel industry. (This story was part of the CBS News Bay Area: Evening Edition. Link unavailable.)

Wired

5/17/23

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the employee-led push for CNET employees to unionize after the company published AI-generated articles.

Science News

5/17/2023

Anthropology Lecturer Niccolo Caldaro discussed Haitian scholar Anténor Firmin, who challenged the racist roots of anthropology.

KPBS

5/16/2022

Cinema Professor and Director of the Veteran Documentary Corps Daniel Bernardi recently directed two documentary films about women in military service.

Bay Area Reporter

5/15/2023

Professor Emeritus of History Robert W. Cherny commented on San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s nomination of Robert “Bob” Vergara to the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission.

KQED Forum

5/12/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Scott Siegel was quoted in a story about the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. (Time stamp: 17:34)

KCBS In Depth

5/14/2023

Author Gail Whang discussed how a guest lecture in an SF State class encouraged her to get involved in the fight for justice for a Korean American immigrant wrongfully convicted of murder. (Time stamp: 12:35)

The White House

5/12/2023

Director of Advocacy at the Anti-Recidivism Coalition Michael Anthony Mendoza, an alumnus, was appointed to the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention by U.S. President Joe Biden.

The California State University

5/15/2023

Alumna Alicia Garza’s 2017 Commencement address was listed as one of the CSU’s historic Commencement ceremonies.

Jewish Telegraphic AgencyCleveland Jewish News

5/12/2023

A 2018 lawsuit filed by the Lawfare Project that alleged an environment of antisemitism at SF State was referenced in an article about the growing support for the End Jewish Hatred movement.

Book TV

2/26/2023

Author Mark Whittaker discussed the establishment of the Black Studies department at SF State in a talk about his book “Saying It Loud: 1966 — The Year Black Power Challenged the Civil Rights Movement.” (Time stamp: 12:53)

The San Diego Union-Tribune

5/12/2023

Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi discussed his documentary films “Time for Change: The Kathy Bruyere Story” and “Ultimate Sacrifices: CPT Jennifer Moreno,” which were recently screened at the 2023 GI Film Festival in San Diego.

Financial Times

5/12/2023

Lecturer of Anthropology Niccolo Caldararo wrote a letter to the editor about the benefits of solitude.

HR Dive

5/11/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about challenges to Starbucks unionization in New York state.

Yahoo News

5/10/2023

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan wrote an article about the 75th anniversary of Israel and the country’s continued political conflicts. (This article was originally published 5/10/2023 in The Conversation.)

New England Real Estate Journal

5/12/2023

Alumnus George Marcus received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Connect Commercial Real Estate.

48 Hills

5/11/2023

Alumna Livia Stein was interviewed about her art.

The National Herald

5/10/2023

Alumnus George Marcus will be awarded the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship in October.

San Francisco ChronicleCNX Today

5/12/2023

A report co-authored by the San Francisco Small Business Commission and SF State’s Economics Department was referenced in an article about Amazon’s plan to host a small business week.

The Edvocate

5/11/2023

SF State was listed among other Hispanic Serving Institutions.

Restaurant Dive

5/11/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about challenges to Starbucks unionization in New York state.

The ConversationSFGateThe Hour

5/10/2023

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan wrote an article about the 75th anniversary of Israel and the country’s continued political conflicts. (This article was originally published 5/10/2023 in The Conversation. It was featured in nine additional media outlets.)

Chron.com; The Washington Post

5/3/2023- 5/8/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed being an Asian American evangelical Christian.  (This article was originally published 5/3/2023 by The Washington Post. The original article has a paywall.)

 

The Sun; The Orange County Register; Los Angeles Daily News

5/9/2023

Alumnus H. Pike Oliver was interviewed about co-authoring “Transforming the Irvine Ranch: Joan Irvine, William Pereira, Ray Watson, and the Big Plan,” a book about how the Irvine Ranch in Southern California was transformed into a college community. (This article was published in five news outlets.)
 

The Sonoma Index-Tribune

5/9/2023

Environmental activist Randy Hayes, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about a Praxis Peace Institute event.
 

Broadway World

5/8/2023

Alumna Chelsea Antrim Dennis is the new director of production for the Washington National Opera.
 

Taiwan Sun; Ohio Standard; Canada Standard

5/9/2023

A recent report by the Stop AAPI Hate coalition, which was co-founded by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department, was referenced in an article about a Pew study on Asian American identity. (This article was originally published 5/8/2023 by VOA News. It was republished in 50 additional media outlets.)

The Denver Gazette; The Brunswick News; Ashtabula Star Beacon

5/9/2023

SF State’s former Confucius Institute language program was mentioned in an article about Mandarin courses and the tensions between China and Taiwan. (This article was originally published 5/5/2023 by The Los Angeles Times.)

The Chronicle of Higher Education

5/8/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about multiple campuses that have had speech-related conflict with diversity administrators. (This article can be accessed by the University community by logging in here: https://idp.sfsu.edu/idp/profile/SAML2/POST/SSO?execution=e1s1.)

 

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed being an Asian American evangelical Christian. Chron.com 5/8/2023; The Washington Post 5/3/2023 (This article was originally published 5/3/2023 by The Washington Post. The original article has a paywall.)

Alumnus H. Pike Oliver was interviewed about co-authoring “Transforming the Irvine Ranch: Joan Irvine, William Pereira, Ray Watson, and the Big Plan,” a book about how the Irvine Ranch in Southern California was transformed into a college community. The Sun 5/9/2023; The Orange County Register 5/9/2023 ; Los Angeles Daily News 5/9/2023 (This article was published in five news outlets.)

Environmental activist Randy Hayes, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about a Praxis Peace Institute event. The Sonoma Index-Tribune 5/9/2023

Alumna Chelsea Antrim Dennis is the new director of production for the Washington National Opera. Broadway World 5/8/2023

A recent report by the Stop AAPI Hate coalition, which was co-founded by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department, was referenced in an article about a Pew study on Asian American identity. Taiwan Sun 5/9/2023; Ohio Standard 5/9/2023 ; Canada Standard 5/9/2023 (This article was originally published 5/8/2023 by VOA News. It was republished in 50 additional media outlets.)

SF State’s former Confucius Institute language program was mentioned in an article about Mandarin courses and the tensions between China and Taiwan. The Denver Gazette 5/9/2023; The Brunswick News 5/9/2023; Ashtabula Star Beacon 5/9/2023 (This article was originally published 5/5/2023 by The Los Angeles Times.)

SF State was mentioned in an article about multiple campuses that have had speech-related conflict with diversity administrators. The Chronicle of Higher Education 5/8/2023 (This article can be accessed by the University community by logging in here: https://library.sfsu.edu/chronicle-higher-education. See lead: “Administrators’ Hysterical Response to Campus Controversy”)

 

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed Alameda County’s new District Attorney Pamela Price. The Mercury News 5/7/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein wrote an editorial about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ decision to ban public school lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation. History News Network 5/7/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was interviewed about job layoffs in the tech sector and at Amazon headquarters. Northwest News Radio 4/26/2023; Northwest News Radio 3/6/2023

Student Mea Montañez commented on the academic challenges she faced after transferring to SF State from a community college. KCBS Radio 5/6/2023; Bluefield Daily Telegraph 5/7/2023; The Argus-Press 5/2/2023 (This article was originally published 5/2/2023 by the Associated Press.)

Alumna and author Gail Tsukiyama was profiled about a speaking event she was part of in celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative in Tampa, Florida. Hillsborough County 5/8/2023

Alumna Karen Sikkenga is a candidate for the Dexter Township Supervisor in Dexter, Michigan. The Sun Times News 5/8/2023

Alumna Aisha Wells was interviewed about becoming a teacher at the SPACE youth performing arts program in Ukiah. The Ukiah Daily Journal 5/7/2023

A Golden Gate Xpress article, which featured an interview with alumnus and former KTVU news anchor Frank Somerville, was discussed. SF Gate 5/7/2023

Alumnus Attilio Tribuzi was interviewed about retiring as the music director for San Matteo High School. San Matteo Daily Journal 5/6/2023

Alumna Julia Dessery and her sisters Evelyn and Diana, were profiled. Fontana Herald News 5/5/2023

A recent report by the Stop AAPI Hate coalition, which was co-founded by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department, was referenced in an article about a PEW study on Asian American identity. VOA News 5/8/2023

SF State’s former Confucius Institute language program was mentioned in an article about Mandarin courses and the tensions between China and Taiwan. MSN 5/5/2023 (This article was originally published by Los Angeles Times.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on French workers protesting their government’s pension reform proposal. SF Building Trades Council 5/4/2023

A photo of student Asia Barclay was featured in an article about a recent San Francisco Workers rally. El Tecolote 5/4/2023

Alumnus Rudy Lemcke wrote an editorial about aging, self-expression and identity. San Francisco Bay Times 5/4/2023

Alumna Paula Berry was promoted to senior director of curriculum and instruction for the Tamalpais Union High School District in Larkspur. Marin Independent Journal 5/4/2023

SF State’s former Confucius Institute language program was mentioned in an article about Mandarin courses and the tensions between China and Taiwan. Los Angeles Times 5/5/2023

Continued reports on anti-Asian violence to the Stop AAPI Hate website, launched by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department in 2020, was discussed in an article about language use when writing/speaking about celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Rochester Women Magazine 5/4/2023

President Lynn Mahoney commented in an article about redefining harm, First Amendment rights and controversial guest speakers on college campuses. The Chronicle of Higher Education 5/3/2023

Emeritus Faculty member Felix Kury discussed the 1990s boycott of Folgers Coffee. KQED-FM 5/3/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on allegations that Amazon Labor Union’s vice president assaulted his girlfriend. Business Insider 5/3/2023; Yahoo! Finance 5/3/2023; Canada Today 5/3/2023 (This article was originally published by Business Insider.)

Research on human consciousness by Professor of Philosophy Carlos Montemayor was discussed. Newswise 5/1/2023 (This article was originally published 4/28/2023 by Ruhr-Universität Bochum.)

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in an article about the success of the program at California State University and University of California campuses. San Quentin News 5/1/2023

Alumnus Jaime Geaga commented on joining the Los Angeles Central Area Planning Commission. Positively Filipino Magazine 5/3/2023

Photos of actor and alumnus Delroy Lindo and his friends were discussed. The Spirit 5/1/2023

Alumnus Shamann Walton’s new biography, “From Juvenile Hall to City Hall: Your Resume Can Change,” was discussed in an editorial. The Sun Reporter 5/3/2023

Alumna Maria Angélica Garcia is the new superintendent/president of Santa Rosa Junior College. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education 5/3/2023

Artist and alumna Sally Saul was interviewed about her life in art and working with husband Peter Saul. Cultured Magazine 5/3/2023

Music by Pardoner, a band made up of SF State alums Max Freeland, Trey Flanigan and River van den Berghe, was reviewed. 48 Hills 5/1/2023

The 2020 launch of the Stop AAPI Hate by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was discussed in an op-ed about a new survey highlighting the increase in anti-Asian hate. USA Today 5/4/2023

SF State’s plan to offer free and discounted courses to assist people impacted by mass layoffs was discussed in multiple articles. San Francisco Examiner 5/4/2023; The Business Journals 5/4/2023

The Family Acceptance Project at SF State was discussed in an article about California Assembly Bill 957, which would give trans and intersex youth more control over their gender identity. Bay Area Reporter 5/3/2023

A 2018 study by researchers at SF State on the psychological effects of smartphone usage was discussed in an article about the neurologic impact of smartphone use. News Directory 3 5/3/2023

The 2020 launch of the Stop AAPI Hate by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was discussed in an article about celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander month. Aol. 5/2/2023

SF State Professor of Cinema Julian Hoxter commented on the Writers Guild of America strike. The Atlantic 5/2/2023

Alumnus and co-founder of commercial real estate brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap George Marcus was honored with a lifetime achievement award by Connect Commercial Real Estate. West Virginia News 5/3/2023

Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer co-wrote an article about the value of supporting SF State’s Estuary & Ocean Science Center in Tiburon. Marin Independent Journal 4/28/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Wei Ming Dariotis commented on comedian W. Kamau Bell’s new documentary “1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed,” which features multiracial families discussing the issues they’ve faced. San Francisco Chronicle 4/28/2023

Student Mea Montañez commented on the academic challenges she faced after transferring to SF State from a community college. Associated Press 4/30/2023; ABC News 4/30/2023; SF Gate 5/1/2023 (This article was originally published by the Associated Press. It was republished in over 240 media outlets.)

The 1968 student strike that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about varying views on ethnic studies nationwide. Truthout 4/28/2023

April

Associate Professor of Communication Studies Vivian Huang wrote an op-ed about performance artist Tehching Hsieh’s one-year performance called “Time Clock Piece.” Frieze 4/28/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an upcoming seminar on hate crime awareness in San Francisco. World Journal 4/28/2023

Associate Professor of Economics Venoo Kakar commented on the potential closure of First Republic Bank in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 4/27/2023

Associate Professor of English Language and Literature Robert Kohls discussed the benefits of ChatGPT. CBS Bay Area 4/27/2023

Research on human consciousness by Professor of Philosophy Carlos Montemayor was featured in multiple stories. Ruhr-Universität Bochum 4/28/2023; Gütsel News 4/28/2023 (These articles are in German.)

Late Professor Emerita of Speech and Communication Studies Sally Gearhart was profiled. LGBTQ Nation 4/15/2023

Students Eva Flores Hernandez and Sydni Taylor commented on whether or not universities should participate in school ranking reports. EdSource 4/28/2023

Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi was profiled in an article about the 2023 GI Film Festival in San Diego. East County Magazine 4/26/2023

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Jason Ferreira and the efforts by the 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front to implement ethnic studies programs at the University were referenced in an article criticizing ethnic studies curricula for K-12 students. The Daily Signal 4/26/2023

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed Iran’s current protest movement. KQED Forum 4/25/2023

Student Talya K. Brass is the new executive director of Congregation Am Tikvah in San Francisco. J.Weekly 4/27/2023

Alumna Kathryn Lybarger was interviewed about running for a seat on the California state senate. Bay Area Reporter 4/26/2023

Alumnus Christina Rhoads was interviewed about an art show she is directing. Turlock Journal 4/25/2023
 

Director of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed Iran’s current protest movement. KQED 4/26/2023

SF State alumnus Doug McKechnie is profiled for being a pioneer in electronic music, specifically for his performances on the Moog synthesizer. MusicRadar 4/25/2023

Associate Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham, who specializes in photographing ocean waves, commented on an award-winning AI-generated surfing image. Essentially Sports 4/25/2023

The cost of tuition at SF State was mentioned in an article about one high school student’s decision to attend community college. Los Angeles Times 4/25/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union victory at a Trader Joe’s in Oakland. KQED News 4/21/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung wrote an op-ed about how tensions between the U.S. and China could create more anti-Asian hate. Press City of Atlantic 4/18/2023 (This article was originally posted in The Los Angeles Times.)

Owner of Valencia Cyclery Paul Olszewski, an alumnus, was interviewed about the San Francisco shop. Mission Local 4/23/2023

Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Jamillah Moore was quoted in an article about the groundbreaking for the West Campus Green student housing project. Civil Structure Engineer 4/20/2023

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how facial expressions can help distinguish real photos from AI-generated photos. National Geographic 4/21/2023

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln wrote an editorial about how the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for better planning for future pandemics. The Nation 4/21/2023

Emeritus Biology Faculty JR Blair discussed the best places to hike in the Bay Area. KQED 4/20/2023

Founder of the Mwangi-Mukami Low-Income Families Endowment and the National Youth Parliament of Kenya Mwangi Mukami, an alumnus, was profiled. The Nairobian 4/21/2023; The Standard 4/21/2023

Alumnus Phillip Jones commented on graduating from San Francisco’s behavioral health court, a program developed to improve public safety by helping offenders with mental health challenges. The San Francisco Standard 4/21/2023

SF State is number five on a list of top public colleges for high-paying jobs in accounting. The Wall Street Journal 4/18/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung wrote an op-ed about how tensions between the U.S. and China could create more anti-Asian hate. Boston Herald 4/20/2023

Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi was interviewed about his life and career. SD Voyager 4/17/2023

Resident Advisor Grayce Honza discussed coordinating communications between CSU and UC students involving the student worker strike. KXJZ-FM 4/19/2023

Alumnus Thomas Harvey is the new captain of the San Francisco Police Department’s Mission Station. Mission Local 4/20/2023

Actor and alumnus Delroy Lindo discussed his leading role in the new television series “UnPrisoner.” The Hollywood Reporter 4/19/2023

Alumna Imelda Carrasco was interviewed about taking on the new role of publisher for 48 Hills. 48 Hills 4/17/2023

Alumna Catie Thow Garcia was interviewed about being the new sustainability manager for Sausalito. Marin Independent Journal 4/10/2023

A photo of SF State students walking on campus was featured in an article about CSU students supporting the unionization of student assistants. San Francisco Chronicle 4/17/2023

American actor Carol Locatell, an alumna, died April 11. WJAX-TV 4/18/2023; WSB-AM 4/18/2023; KIRO TV 4/18/2023

SF State’s plan to offer free and discounted courses to assist people impacted by mass layoffs was discussed in a story about tech layoffs. KNTV-TV 4/20/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung wrote an op-ed about how tensions between the U.S. and China could create more anti-Asian hate. Clayton News Daily 4/18/2023 (This article was originally published in The Los Angeles Times.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union campaign at Ben & Jerry’s in Burlington, Vermont. The Boston Globe 4/17/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Alumnus Luis Alberto Mier was discussed in an article about the closure of La Canasta, a restaurant he owns in San Francisco. SF Gate 4/18/2023

American actor Carol Locatell, an alumna, died this morning. The Hollywood Reporter 4/18/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung wrote an op-ed about how tensions between the U.S. and China could create more anti-Asian hate. Los Angeles Times 4/17/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union campaign at Ben & Jerry’s in Burlington, Vermont. The Washington Post 4/17/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Alumna Danica Remy was interviewed about being the co-founder of Asteroid Day, an annual global event which is held on June 30 with the purpose of educating people about asteroids. Marin Independent Journal 4/15/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed San Francisco government’s response to concerns city residents have about high crime rates in an article about the recent death of Cash App founder Bob Lee. The Guardian 4/13/2023

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee was a guest speaker on a radio program about political identity in the Bay Area’s Asian American community. Mid Pacific 4/13/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on proposed legislation that would do away with tenure for faculty members at state universities. USA Today 4/13/2023; Springfield News-Leader 4/13/2023; MSN 4/13/2023

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley is a panelist in a webinar on how law enforcement and educators can work together to improve school safety. Police 1 4/11/2023

Alumna Alana May Johnson was interviewed about starting a book club during the pandemic. Alta Online 4/13/2023

Alumna Maria Angélica Garcia is the new superintendent/president for Santa Rosa Junior College. The Press Democrat 4/11/2023

Labor Studies Professor and Chair John Logan commented on the financial accounting of labor unions in an article about a prominent labor leader and the Amazon Labor Union. Business Insider 4/12/2023

Professor Emeritus of Health Education José Ramón Fernández-Peña discussed the Welcome Back Initiative, a program he started at SF State that helps immigrant medical professionals become eligible to practice medicine in the U.S. The Chronicle of Higher Education 4/12/23

Alumna Malia Spanyola has opened a new lesbian bar in San Francisco named Mother. Edge Media 4/11/2023

Professor of Cinema Johnny Symons commented on the recent news that scientists created baby mice from dads, foretelling a day when it may be possible for same-sex couples to have biological children. Hartford Courant 4/11/2023; The Mendocino Beacon 4/11/2023 (This article was originally published 4/10/2023 by the Bay Area News Group.)

The start of ethnic studies courses at SF State in the 1960s was discussed in an article about statewide curricula for grades K-12. Times of San Diego 4/10/2023 (This article was originally published by CalMatters.)

SF State Professor of Cinema Johnny Symons commented on the recent news that scientists created baby mice from dads, foretelling a day when it may be possible for same-sex couples to have biological children. San Jose Mercury News 4/10/2023; East Bay Times 4/10/2023; SiliconValley.com 4/10/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a firm that specializes in undermining unions. Truthout 4/7/2023

SF State is one of five universities chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy to participate in a program aimed at training workers for jobs in the green energy sector. UPI 4/7/2023

Alum Misha G. Cornelius has been named Howard University’s director of public relations in the Office of University Communications. Educational Trends 4/6/2023

Student Emily “Emi” Watson is a candidate for Northern California Cherry Blossom Queen. Rafu Shimpo 4/6/2023

The start of ethnic studies courses at SF State in the 1960s was discussed in an article about statewide curricula for grades K-12. San Mateo Daily Journal 4/6/2023 (This article was originally published 3/29/2023 by CalMatters. It was republished by over 20 media outlets.)

 Alumna Dominique DiPrima hosted the hip hop-themed show “Home Turf” on KRON-TV in the 1980s. KQED 4/5/2023

A program at the San Mateo County Youth Services Center has helped students attend SF State and other universities after their release from incarceration. The Imprint 4/5/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's testimony at a Senate hearing held last Wednesday. Restaurant Dive 3/31/2023

Former faculty member and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department Sonia Sanchez is featured. Here & Now 3/31/2023

Executive Director of the Willie L. Brown Jr. Institute on Politics and Public Service at SF State Eleanor Johns died Saturday. San Francisco Chronicle 4/2/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on a ban on travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws for California state employees. Herald-Standard 3/29/2023; Associated Press 3/29/2023 (This article was originally published by the Associated Press.)

Board member of the Community Foundation of Sonoma County Aiko-Sophie Ezaki, an alumna, was interviewed about working in non-profit. Sonoma Sun 4/2/2023

Catherine Cruz, an alumna and host of the Hawaii Public Radio show The Conversation, was profiled. Spectrum News Hawaii 3/30/2023

The 1968 student strike at SF State and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies were discussed in an article about lessons from banned books. Salon 3/31/2023

The start of ethnic studies courses at SF State in the 1960s was discussed in an article about statewide curricula for grades K-12. SFGate 3/31/2023; ABC 7 3/31/2023; CBS 8 3/30/2023 (This article was originally published 3/29/2023 by CalMatters. It was republished by over 20 media outlets.)

March

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley commented on a recent hearing for the Hercules man who led police on a high-speed chase that caused a fatal collision. San Francisco Chronicle 3/30/2023

Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny’s book “Harry Bridges: Labor Radical, Labor Legend” was reviewed. The New York Review 3/30/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in an article about the success of the program at California State University, Fullerton. The Orange County Register 3/30/2023

SF State Associate Professor of Cinema Artel Great discussed his appointment as cultural critic at the Museum of the African Diaspora. KALW 3/29/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s testimony during a Senate hearing held Tuesday. KCBS-AM 3/29/2023

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley participated in a webinar about an award-winning wellness program the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s office developed for its officers. Police1 3/29/2023; 4 States News 3/29/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on a proposed ban on travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws for California state employees. CityNews Toronto 3/29/2023; KCRA 3/29/2023

Activist, actor and artist Danny Glover, an alumnus, was profiled. Not Born Yesterday 3/29/2023

Founder of the San Geronimo Valley Community Center Jean Berensmeier, an alumna, died March 15. Marin Independent Journal 3/29/2023

SF State’s Accessible Comics Collective was cited in an interview with an artist who specializes in accessible illustration. Creative Bloom 3/30/2023

The start of ethnic studies courses at SF State in the 1960s was discussed in an article about statewide curricula for grades K-12. Desert Sun 3/30/2023; Lost Coast Outpost 3/30/2023; CalMatters 3/29/2023 (This article was originally published by CalMatters.)

SF State was included in a list of top colleges near Berkeley. California.com 3/28/23

Biology Professor Vance Vredenburg was quoted in an article about a deadly fungus impacting amphibians in Africa. The East African 3/28/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about the distribution of responsibilities in San Francisco city government. San Francisco Chronicle 3/28/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Former NASA astronaut Yvonne Cagle, an alumna, was profiled in an article about successful Black women in space exploration. The Seattle Medium 3/28/2023

Alumna Sarah Lamb was profiled. D Magazine 3/28/2023

American musician Nathan Chavin, an alumnus known by the stage name Chinga Chavin, died March 15. Jewish Telegraph Agency 3/27/2023; Cleveland Jewish News 3/27/2023; The Forward 3/27/2023

Bay Area graffiti artist “Spie One,” an alumnus who helped paint the Malcom X mural on the Cesar Chavez Student Center while attending SF State, was profiled. That’s My Word 3/22/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about author and illustrator Thi Bui. Chico Enterprise-Record 3/28/2023; Oroville Mercury-Register 3/28/2023

Assistant Professor of Psychology Gaurav Suri commented on the impact the artificial intelligence model ChatGPT will have on creativity, judgment and decision-making. Axios 3/25/2023

Biology Professor Vance Vredenburg was quoted in an article about a deadly fungus that’s decimating amphibian populations in Africa. CNN 3/25/2023; WESH-TV 3/25/2023; MSN Health & Fitness 3/25/2023 (This article was originally published by CNN. It was featured in over 40 publications.)

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto commented on the sounds we make when moving. The New York Times 3/24/2023 (University account access to The New York Times can be found here: https://libguides.sfsu.edu/newspapers/new-york-times.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco Supervisor Ahsha Safaí’s anticipated run against Mayor London Breed in next year’s election. The San Francisco Standard 3/23/2023

Student James Dominguez discussed his experience with Code Next, an Oakland-based after school program designed to make tech more accessible. Ed Surge 3/27/2023

SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi, who went missing in the Pacific Jan. 19, was mentioned in an article about the search for a missing surfer in Pacifica. San Francisco Examiner 3/23/2023

Retired microbial ecologist Charlie Culbertson, an alumnus, was interviewed about his career. The Lincoln County News 3/27/2023

Alumnus and former SF State administrator Leroy Morishita was named interim president of the CSU. The Rafu Shimpo 3/25/2023; California State University News 3/23/2023; The Orange County Register 3/23/2023 (This topic was covered by over 13 media outlets.)

Alumnus Justin Crossley was interviewed about co-founding the “Brewing Network,” a podcast about beer brewing. The Mercury News 3/23/2023; MSN 3/23/2023; Marin Independent Journal 3/23/2023

SF State was listed as one of the top colleges near Daly City, California.  California.com 3/24/2023

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of a Black Studies program at SF State were mentioned in an op-ed about a protest at Stanford by law students. The Chronicle of Higher Education 3/23/2023 (The full article can be read by logging in at https://www-chronicle-com.jpllnet.sfsu.edu/)

The 1968 establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed about the benefits of ethnic studies programs in California schools. San Francisco Chronicle 3/25/2023

 

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross discussed Trader Joe’s-branded matzah. The Jerusalem Post 3/23/2023; Jewish Telegraph Agency 3/22/2023; J.Weekly 3/22/2023(This article was originally published 3/22/2023 by Jewish Telegraph Agency. It was featured in four additional media outlets.)

University Clinical Counselor Susan Chen discussed why the CSU should listen to faculty counselors in their efforts to improve mental health and well-being of students. California Faculty Association 3/23/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook commented on research on octopi neurology. Science News 3/23/2023; Samachar Central 3/23/2023

SF State research on hand gestures was referenced in an article about why some cultures speak with their hands while others don’t. Babbel Magazine 3/23/2023

A study by researchers at SF State on the academic benefits of good posture was cited in an article about how posture impacts confidence. Axios 3/22/2023; MSN 3/22/2023 (This article was originally published by Axios.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung testified to the need for essential workers to learn Cantonese. KQED 3/22/2023

American Indian Studies Lecturer Eddie Madril is the artistic director and a dancer in the Sewam American Indian Dance show. San Diego Tribune 3/22/2023

SF State Biology Professor Vance Vredenburg published research about a deadly fungus that’s decimating amphibian populations in Africa. Outdoors 3/20/2023

Alumna Laura Meyer opened her first-ever pizza restaurant, Pizzeria Da Laura, in Berkeley. Berkeleyside 3/22/2023

Alumnus Mario Vasquez Zuniga was profiled. Capitol Weekly 3/22/2023

Alumnus George Marcus was included in a list of the 50 wealthiest Greek Americans. The National Herald 3/22/2023

Emily Beitiks, interim director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, was referenced in an op-ed about a disability rights exhibit at the Park City Museum in Utah. Park Record 3/21/2023

Professor Emeritus of Economics Ralph Anspach’s creation of an anti-monopoly board game was discussed in an article about a documentary on the inventors of the game Monopoly. Haaretz 3/21/2023

Student Zaynah Shaikh discussed what celebrating Ramadan means to her. KQED 3/20/2023            

1960s activism at SF State that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies was cited in an article about the free Muni movement in San Francisco. Mission Local 3/21/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales was quoted in an article about California’s ethnic studies curriculum requirements. San Francisco Chronicle 3/20/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on how new Oakland District Attorney Pamela Price is handling crime in the city. SF Gate 3/20/2023; Record Patriot 3/20/2023; Washington Post 3/20/2023

Professor and Chair of Modern Languages & Literatures Charles Egan’s book “Voices of Angel Island: Inscriptions and Immigrant Poetry, 1910-1945” was reviewed. Nichi Bei Times 3/19/2023

Professor for the School of Music Hafez Modirzadeh discussed the 2023 Persian New Year. The San Francisco Standard 3/18/2023

Alumna Regina Louise’s experiences in the foster care system inspired a movie, “I Am Somebody’s Child,” which recently aired on the Lifetime television network. Lifetime 3/18/2023

Alumnus Jim Mellen, a member of the 1960s radical group The Weathermen, died February 17. New York Times 3/17/2023

Author Malcom Harris discussed the 1960s protest at SF State that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies during a talk for his new book about the history of Silicon Valley. C-Span 2 3/1/2023 (Time stamp: 44:43)

Dean for the College of Science & Engineering Carmen Domingo was quoted in an article about grant funding the University will receive from the Gilead Foundation. San Francisco Business Times 3/17/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Research about a killer fungus wreaking havoc on amphibian populations in Africa by Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg was discussed. Nature World News 3/16/2023

Chicana artist Amalia Mesa-Bains, an alumna, was interviewed about her art and career. 48 Hills 3/9/2023

Music producer and DJ Lindsey Herbert, an alumna, was interviewed about her career. LA Weekly 3/15/2023

SF State’s history as a leader in ethnic studies was mentioned in an op-ed about an Ohio Senate bill that would end diversity training mandates and other equity-oriented efforts. The Columbus Dispatch 3/16/2023

A downed tree on the SF State campus was mentioned in an article about storm damage in the Bay Area. ABC7 News 3/15/2023

SF State poetry graduate student and Iraqi native Zêdan Xelef and other poets discussed the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. KQED 3/15/2023

SF State Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg published research about a killer fungus wreaking havoc on amphibian populations in Africa. Washington Post 3/15/2023; Forbes 3/15/2023; Phys.org 3/15/2023; SF Gate 3/15/2023; New Scientist 3/15/2023; MSN News 3/15/2023

 SF State Professor of History Marc Stein discussed his new project documenting more than 600 LGBTQ+ protests between 1965 and 1973. Xtra Magazine 3/15/2023

Professor of Political Science James Martel was quoted in an article about a new book on author Horatio Alger. Rolling Stone 3/14/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor of Biology Edward J Carpenter was quoted in an article about a study he co-wrote on growing concerns of plastic particles in the ocean. Oceanographic Magazine 3/14/2023

Alumna Vivian Myrtetus was interviewed about joining Converge Public Strategies, a government relations communications company. Florida Politics 3/14/2023

Research from SF State shows people can improve alertness just by sniffing coffee. KPLA 3/15/2023 (Clip not available online.)

SF State warned the campus community to be careful of large trees after several toppled during a storm. KRON4 3/14/2023

A CSU housing project at SF State was discussed in an article about statewide student housing issues. Los Angeles Times 3/14/2023

The 1960s student protests that led to the Black Studies program at SF State were mentioned in an article about the music of Idris Ackamoor. San Francisco Classical Voice 3/13/2023

Student Lorissa Carin discussed the new film “Everything Everywhere All At Once.” Mashable 3/11/2023; MSN 3/11/2023; Washington Dailies 3/11/2023 (This article was originally published by Mashable and was republished by three media outlets.)

Alumnus Greg M. Schwartz wrote a review of Pearl Jam’s 1998 album “Yield.” PopMatters 3/13/2023

Professor of Theatre and Dance Yutian Wong discussed the history and benefits of ballroom dancing in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. San Francisco Chronicle 3/10/2023

SF State Journalism students partnered with El Tecolote to write an article about how improper dental care for incarcerated people creates challenges for them when they are released. El Tecolote 3/9/2023

Alumna Sharon Ranals was named permanent city manager for South San Francisco. San Mateo Daily Journal 3/10/2023

Alumnus Conall Jones discussed his Oscar-nominated documentary “Stranger at the Gate,” about a Muslim-hating veteran who overcame his prejudice and converted to Islam. KCBW-TV 3/9/2023 (Clip not available.)

Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride commented on the story behind the film “The Fablemans,” which is based on the life of filmmaker Steven Spielberg. The Philadephia Inquirer 3/9/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on a San Francisco official’s proposal to repeal state travel bans. Bay Area Reporter 3/8/2023

Professor of Biology Edward J Carpenter was quoted in an article about a study he co-wrote on growing concerns of plastic particles in the ocean. News Concerns 3/8/2023

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John P. Monteverdi discussed concerns about the impact an upcoming rainstorm will have on Southern California. KNX-AM 3/8/2023 (Time stamp: 1:29)

Alumnus and entrepreneur Chris Larsen discussed his plan to donate $2 million to retail districts in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/2023

Alumnus Jesus Lopez commented on efforts to improve Franklin Boulevard in Sacramento. Sacramento News & Review 3/9/2023

American actor and former professional football player Carl Weathers, an alumnus, was profiled. Michigan Sports Zone 3/9/2023

Alumna Ashley Howe was interviewed about being the new parks and recreation director for Corte Madera. Marin Independent Journal 3/9/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about the 2023 Farm Bill. The Hill 3/7/23

Professor Emeritus of Management John Sullivan shared his expertise in an article about how to conduct an effective job interview. American Talk 3/7/2023

SF State Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd and History Lecturer Sue Englander were identified as potential nominees for an open seat on the city’s Historic Preservation Commission after a mayoral appointee was rejected. Bay Area Reporter 3/7/2023

Alumna and Tracy community leader Rhodesia Ransom plans to run for the California Senate in District 5. Manteca/Ripon Bulletin 3/8/2023

Alumna Ella Jenkins was highlighted during Women’s History Month for her contributions to children’s music. NewsBreak 3/7/2023

Professor of Social Work Rashmi Gupta was quoted in an article about care for South Asian senior citizens. India Currents 3/6/2023

Professor of Psychology Zena Mello, Graduate Assistant Ilke Bayazitli and grad students Julia Moon and Rebecca Lieber co-authored a study on time perspective and mental health. Mdpi 3/2/2023

Alumna Priscilla Sims Brown was interviewed about her work as the president and CEO of Amalgamated Bank. New York Times 3/7/2023

Alumnus Josh Thomas, co-owner of Thomas Family Farm, discussed hosting an annual filmmaking summer camp. Santa Cruz Sentinel 3/4/2023

Actor and former student Harry Shum Jr. was profiled. The Wall Street Journal 3/7/2023

Assistant Professor of Cinema Artel Great was interviewed about becoming the new cultural critic in residence for the Museum of the African Diaspora. Before It’s News 3/4/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed Starbucks and the labor union movement. The Source 3/4/2023

Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny discussed a recent call to reject San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s appointee to the city’s Historic Preservation Commission. Bay Area Reporter 3/3/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed a recent study he and student researchers published on LGBTQ protests of the 1960s and 1970s. Philadephia Gay News 3/2/2023

The founding of Project Rebound at SF State in 1967 was discussed in an article about the benefits of higher education for current and formerly incarcerated students. The Chronicle of Higher Education 3/3/2023

SF State’s Disability Programs and Resource Center recently led a tour for deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students. Alameda Sun 3/2/2023

Crave, a KSFS radio show started by Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts Jeff Jacoby, has been discussed by three Italian media outlets. Corriere Della Sera 2/27/2023; Aise 2/27/2023; il Cittadino Italiano 2/27/2023 (Links are to articles that have already been translated.)

Several final projects from an SF State class on audio journalism were aired as part of a radio special titled “The Future of the Bay Area.” KQED 2/22/2023

Cinematographer Laura Valladao, an alumna, was interviewed about filming in Fremont. The Daily Californian 3/3/2023

Artist Amalia Mesa-Bains, an alumna, was interviewed about her work. San Francisco Chronicle 3/3/2023

Artist Juan R. Fuentes, an alumnus, was interviewed about being part of a short film on the history of California’s field workers called “Strawberry Picker.” The Pajaronian 3/2/2023

Alumna Bianucci Rus was interviewed about receiving Novato’s Citizen of the Year award. Marin Independent Journal 3/2/2023

In 2010 SF State researchers found a fungus in Malaysia that they named after the cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants. The Star 3/3/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the recent firing of employees at Sun County Airlines. Star Tribune 3/2/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the backlash Starbucks is receiving after implementing a return-to-office policy for corporate employees.  Restaurant Dive 3/2/2023

Late community activist Ruth Williams, a former faculty member, was quoted in an article about the environmentally hazardous history of Bayview-Hunters Point. 48 Hills 3/2/2023

Director of Cinema Arts and Senior Curator at the Exploratorium Liz Keim, an alumna, was interviewed about her 40 years showing experimental films at the interactive museum. San Francisco Chronicle 3/2/2023

Artist Juan R. Fuentes, an alumnus, was interviewed about being part of a short film on the history of California’s field workers called “Strawberry Picker.” Good Times 3/1/2023

Author and alumna Cal Orey wrote an article about how author John Steinbeck inspired her to write her book “Soulmates with Paws: A Collection of Tales & Tails.” Tahoe Daily Tribune 2/28/2023

With the help of student researchers, Professor of History Marc Stein published a new study that documents over 600 early LGBTQ protests. Bay Area Reporter 3/1/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a coal worker strike in Alabama. NPR 2/28/2023 (This story was broadcast on more than five public radio stations.)

Associate Professor of Cinema Steve Choe commented on the 20th anniversary of William Friedkin’s “The Hunted,” a film set in Oregon. Willamette Week 2/28/2023

 Alumnus Joel Eis wrote a book about the evolution of his radical politics and activism. Pacific Sun 2/28/2023

“Strawberry Picker,” a short film about artist and alumnus Juan R. Fuentes, debuts at the Watsonville Film Festival. Good Ties 2/28/2023

February

Assistant Professor of Cinema Artel Great was interviewed about becoming the new cultural critic in residence for the Museum of the African Diaspora. Black News Portal 2/27/2023; San Francisco Bay View 2/27/2023

Lecturer of Special Education Elana Naftalin-Kelman was quoted in an article about Berkeley High School’s decision to hold graduation on Shabbat. J. Weekly 2/27/2023

Alumnus Ernest J. Gaines has been honored with a stamp as part of the United States Postal Service’s Black Heritage series. Times-Herald 2/27/2023; The Reporter 2/27/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story about independent unions. Bloomberg Law 2/27/2023

Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Erik Peper wrote an article about the physiological symptoms of anxiety. Townsend Letter 2/26/2023

Poetry by Lecturer of Latina/Latino Studies Leticia Hernández-Linares was discussed. Women’s Voices of Change 2/26/2023

Professor of International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov wrote an article about the current war between Russia and Ukraine. Canadian Dimension 2/26/2023

Professor Emerita of Journalism Betty Medsger discussed how the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange highlights threats to first amendment rights. C-Span 2/25/2023 (Time stamp: 1:51)

Associate Professor of Elementary Education Christy Lao wrote an article about Mandarin classes in high school. Language Magazine 2/24/2023

An article about the indie band Turnouts mentions that members met while attending SF State. Obscure Sound 2/25/2023

An upcoming exhibit by the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at SF State was discussed. Park Record 2/25/2025

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed on the next secretary of Labor. The Hill 2/23/2023

Professor Emeritus of English Michael Krasny was interviewed about his new podcast “Grey Matter with Michael Krasny.” Pacific Sun 2/22/2023

Student Sara Ouchene commented on the San Francisco school district’s reversal of its decision to recognize Muslim holidays Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha in schools. The Arab American News 2/24/2023

Alumna Sparky Harlan was interviewed about retiring as the CEO of the Bill Wilson Center. SF Gate 2/24/2023 (This article was originally published 2/22/2023 by San José Spotlight.)

Filmmaker Oscar Williams, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about the premiere of his film “Five on the Black Hand Side.” St. Thomas Source 2/22/2023 (This article was republished by four media outlets.)

Alumnus Mark Orcutt is the new president & CEO/executive director of the East Bay Leadership Council (EBLC) and Contra Costa Economic Partnership (CCEP). The Richmond Standard 2/22/2023

SF State’s fall 2023 transfer deadline was listed in an article about the upcoming academic year. AS USA 2/24/2023

SF State research on the psychology of purchasing experiences was cited in an article about ways to boost well-being. BBC Science Focus 2/24/2023

The establishment of the Africana Studies department at SF State was mentioned in an article about the lack of Black history education in public schools. The 19th 2/23/2023; USA Today 2/23/2023

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jen Reck was mentioned in an article about a survey on business ownership in San Francisco’s Castro District. Bay Area Reporter 2/22/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a union campaign at the Bay Area nonprofit Felton Institute. KQED 2/22/2023 (Timestamp: 3:04)

Director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project Caitlyn Ryan was quoted in an article about the mental health benefits of high school support groups for LGBTQ students. HealthDay News 2/21/2023; United Press International 2/21/2023 (This article was originally published 2/21/2023 by HealthDay News. It was republished by over 90 media outlets.)

Chief Administrative Officer for Sutter Solano Medical Center Kelley Jaeger-Jackson, an alumna, discussed how the medical center is handling staffing challenges. North Bay Business Journal 2/23/2023

Alumna Sparky Harlan was interviewed about retiring as the CEO of the Bill Wilson Center. San José Spotlight 2/22/2023

Mental health advocate Juan Acosta, an alumnus, was interviewed about how he overcame bullying. LGBTQ Nation 2/20/2023

Asian American Studies Professor Isabelle Thuy Pelaud commented on progress made in the publishing industry for publishing books by diverse authors in a story about a rising Asian American literary star. San Jose Mercury News 2/22/2023; East Bay Times 2/22/2023; Boston Herald 2/22/2023; Marin Independent Journal 2/22/2023

Cinema Professor Joseph McBride commented on the 1930s Oscar-winning film adaptation of Eric Maria Remarque’s novel “All Quiet on the Western Front” and the latest film remake. Los Angeles Times 2/22/2023

Director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project Caitlyn Ryan was quoted in an article about the mental health benefits of high school support groups for LGBTQ students. St. Louis Post Dispatch 2/21/2023

Professor Emeritus of English Michael Krasny came out of retirement to host a podcast and teach a class. Bohemian 2/21/2023

Big wave photographer and Associate Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham was profiled for her photography. New York Times 2/17/2023

Africana Studies Lecturer Dave “Davey D” Cook wrote an article about how this year’s Grammy Awards highlighted the success of hip-hop. Pollstar 2/20/2023

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid discussed a play he used to run when he was offensive line coach at SF State from 1983 to 1985. Kansas City Star 2/22/2023

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dennis E. Desjardin commented on the neurologic benefits of the Lion’s Mane mushroom. Nutra Ingredients 2/17/2023

Professor Emeritus of Economics Ralph Anspach’s creation of an anti-monopoly board game was discussed in an article about a documentary on the inventors of the game Monopoly. Chicago Sun-Times 2/17/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a national cease-and-desist order filed against Starbucks regarding firing union organizers. Law 360 2/17/2023

The Crellin Pauling Student Teaching Award, named after an SF State professor, was discussed in an article about grad student research on COVID-19 and AIDS transmission-blocking drugs. Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology 2/20/2023

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in multiple articles about the first Black studies program in the U.S. World History News 2/18/2023; History 2/17/2023

SF State was mentioned in a story about concerns of students cheating through the use of the artificial intelligence model ChatGPT. NBC Bay Area 2/17/2023

Professor of Anthropology C. Sarah Soh-Boucher co-wrote an article on books about women during World War II. Literary Hub 2/17/2023

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán discussed whether or not animals feel love. Scientific American 2/17/2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s retirement announcement. Spectrum News 1 2/16/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union campaign at a Tesla facility in Buffalo, New York. The New York Times 2/16/2023

“Shikata Ga Nai (It Cannot Be Helped),” a 2022 short film by alumnus Kevin Kodama, was discussed in an article about films of remembrance and Japanese American history. Nichi Bei 2/16/2023

The romance between writer and educator Lisa Smartt, an alumna, and a Keith Richards tribute artist was discussed. USA Times 2/17/2023; The New York Times 2/16/2023

Alumna Linda Mills was named president of New York University. Diverse Issues in Higher Ed 2/17/2023; New York Times 2/15/2023; Yahoo! News 2/15/2023

Tom Luddy, a former curator for the Documentary Film Institute at SF State, died Monday. The Wrap 2/14/2023; MSN 2/14/2023

SF State was mentioned in an article about the potential effects of the artificial intelligence model ChatGPT on students and learning. NBC Bay Area 2/17/2023

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in a story about a 1969 strike for Black studies at the University of Wisconsin. WORT fm 2/15/2023; WORT fm 2/8/2023

The history of SF State’s gator mascot was discussed. KRON-TV 2/15/2023

SF State student and Oakland native Kevin Cassman was riding his bike with friends in Oakland when a car swiped them and several other riders. The Oaklandside 2/15/2023

Professor of Theatre and Dance Yutian Wong discussed how her parents, Malaysian immigrants, found community in a ballroom dance studio in Southern California — the same Monterey Park studio where a gunman opened fire Jan. 21. New York Times 2/15/2023

Associate Professor of Kinesiology and cofounder of the Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise Jimmy Bagley discussed the health benefits of using virtual reality games to work out. Men’s Health 2/15/2023

SF State’s campus was listed as one of several CSU campuses that had buildings in need of repair or renovations. Ed Source 2/15/2023

 Alumna Linda Mills was named president of New York University. New York Times 2/15/2023; Yahoo! News 2/15/2023

University employee Sandee Noda was quoted in multiple articles about the CSU’s search for a new chancellor. Napa Valley Register 2/13/2023; The Press Democrat 2/13/2023 (The Napa Valley Register article was originally published 2/9/2023 by EdSource. It has a paywall.)

The Pacifica Police Department is looking for a drone operator who was in the area on Jan. 19 when SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi went missing off the coast. KRON 4 2/13/2023; MSN 2/13/2023

Alumnus Ryan Wamhoff is a new member of the Optimist Club of Coronado. Coronado Eagle & Journal 2/13/2023

The 1960s efforts of the Black Student Union and Third World Liberation Front at SF State that led to the establishment of a Black studies program at the University were discussed in an op-ed about the history of Black studies in the U.S. The Guardian 2/14/2023

In 1966, SF State students and faculty gathered in the campus commons to read passages from a book of erotic poetry as an early effort to keep the book from being banned in the city. SF Gate 2/14/2023

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in a news story about the Black Studies department at the University of Nebraska Omaha. WOWT-TV 2/13/2023; WOWT-TV 2/13/2023

 

Professor of Management Ronald Purser was quoted in an article about Jay Shetty, a storyteller, podcaster and former monk. New York Times 2/13/2023

Associate Professor of Sociology Clare Sears commented on the history of proposals to regulate cross-dressing in the U.S. in an article about a new proposal targeting drag shows. My US Times 2/13/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on mass layoffs in the tech industry. Northwest News Radio 2/11/2023 (Clip not available.)

Student Trey Xavier wrote about his transition to the civilian world after years of incarceration. San Francisco Bay View 2/10/2023; San Francisco Bay View 12/2/2022

Alumna Michaela Perez is a candidate for the Oxnard city council. Ventura County Star 2/11/2023

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid, a former football coach at SF State, discussed the future of the team after their win at the 2023 Superbowl. 247 Sports 2/13/2023

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid, a former football coach at SF State, discussed his favorite rappers in a news segment about him being the 14th head coach in NFL history to win more than one Vince Lombardi Trophy. CBS Morning News 2/12/2023 (Clip not available.)

SF State student activism of the1960s and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about the history of Black studies in the U.S. National Geographic 2/13/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Activism at SF State that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies was mentioned in a news segment about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ criticisms of Black studies. MSNBC 2/12/2023 (Clip not available online.)

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front and the 1968 student strike were discussed. Outside Lands 2/11/2023

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was awarded a PROSE Award for his book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness.” Association of American Publishers 2/8/2023

University employee Sandee Noda was quoted in an article about the CSU chancellor forum held yesterday on campus. EdSource 2/9/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on a new federal proposal that would prohibit Chinese citizens from purchasing land in the U.S. USA Today 2/9/2023; MSN 2/9/2023

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Mark Allan Davis discussed empowering Black students through art and activism. California Faculty Association 2/9/2023

Music Professor Dee Spencer, who founded the Jazz Studies program at SF State and the San Francisco Jazz Organization, was profiled. San Francisco Bay Times 2/9/2023

The career of former SF State President and U.S. Senator S.I. Hayakawa was discussed in an article about current U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. KQED 2/8/2023

Associate Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham commented on the potential for AI to transform photography and photojournalism after a fabricated photo won a surfing photography competition. The San Francisco Standard 2/8/2023

Professor and Chair of Kinesiology Matt Lee commented in an article about mastering the running workout known as speedwork. Yahoo!Sport 2/8/2023

After retiring from KQED and SF State, Professor Emeritus Michael Krasny is launching a book club and podcast. J. Weekly 2/7/2023

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address. NBC Bay Area 2/7/2023

The 2017 shooting death of student Sean Moore was discussed in an op-ed. San Francisco Chronicle 2/9/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Photographer and alumnus Joe Ramos was interviewed about photographing San Francisco’s Mission District in the 1970s and 1980s. El Tecolote 2/9/2023

Author Mark Whitaker shared an anecdote about his friend, journalist and alumnus Vern Smith, who experienced a profound transformation at SF State while advocating for Black studies during the historic SF State student strike. Fresh Air 2/8/2023 (This story was rebroadcast on more than 10 public radio stations.)

Alumnus Steven Lee has been instrumental in reinventing San Francisco’s Chinatown by saving a beloved restaurant and opening a new club. The San Francisco Standard 2/8/2023

Alumnus and San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Shamann Walton was profiled. MEAWW 2/8/2023

A 2022 SF State study about the benefits of teaching problem-solving to students was mentioned as a sidebar to an article about a class on emotional regulation at the University of Maryland, College Park. Inside Higher Ed 2/8/2022

 

Associate Professor of Sociology Jen Reck commented on a hearing on the Castro Theatre’s landmark status held Wednesday at San Francisco City Hall. SF Gate 2/3/2023

Graduate Student Stephanie Mufson was interviewed about being a parade float designer. SF Gate 2/3/2023; Swift Telecast 2/3/2023; Todays Chronic 2/3/2023

Jazz musician John Handy, an alumnus and former faculty member, was interviewed about his career in music. KQED 2/2/2023

Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies Oba T’Shaka was quoted in an article about Florida officials’ lack of support for African American studies classes. Ms. Magazine 2/2/2023

Lecturer of Africana Studies Dave “Davey D” Cook discussed the early days of hip-hop. That’s My Word 2/1/2023

Graduate student Shamawn Wright discussed overcoming obstacles and becoming the founder of Bridge Builders to the New Generation, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk middle and high school students in Antioch Unified School District. CBS News 2/1/2023

Alumnus Piero Salussoli, a trust attorney featured in a Netflix documentary about his client, a German shepherd named Gunther who inherited millions of dollars, was profiled. Cinemaholic 2/1/2023

An editorial about attempts by states to restrict African American studies classes in schools mentioned the founding of SF State’s Africana Studies Department in the late 1960s. Washington Post 2/1/2023

The creation of the first Black studies program at SF State was mentioned in a story about the College Board’s approval of the first AP African American studies class. US Times Post 2/1/2023

January 

University President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about the approval of grant funding to build additional student housing at SF State. KALW 1/30/2023

Counseling Lecturer Ulash Thakore-Dunlap’s new book “Counseling and Psychotherapy for South Asian Americans: Identity, Psychology, and Clinical Implications” was discussed in an article about the stigma around mental health care in the South Asian American community. AsAm News 1/31/2023

American basketball coach and alumnus Ken Carter, the inspiration for the 2005 film “Coach Carter,” was discussed. The Shahab 1/31/2023

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the work of author and alumnus Ernest J. Gaines (B.A., ’57) with a new stamp as part of its Black Heritage Series. Plaquemine Post South

The 1960s activism that led to the establishment of the Africana Studies department at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ lack of support for African American studies classes. The Washington Post 1/31/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

University President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in multiple stories about the approval of grant funding to build additional student housing at SF State. KTVU-TV 1/30/2023; San Francisco Examiner 1/29/2023 (The KTVU clip is not available. The San Francisco Examiner story was originally published 1/27/2023 by EdSource.)

Asian American Studies Professor Jonathan Lee discussed the Year of the Rabbit and Lunar New Year. CNBC 1/28/2023 (This article was published in 13 media outlets.)

Media Relations Specialist Kent Bravo was quoted in an article about opioid overdose prevention and Narcan supplies at schools in the Bay Area. The San Francisco Standard 1/27/2023

Alumnus Harrison Paul was interviewed about volunteering to read to children in Mandarin and English in celebration of Chinese New Year. Daily Republic 1/29/2023

 Calligraphy artist Karen C. Haslag, an alumna, was profiled. News Tribune 1/29/2023

Alumnus and Indigenous activist Richard Oakes’ involvement in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz and how it led to the establishment of the American Indian Studies program at SF State was discussed. Tahlequah Daily Press 1/27/2023

Alumna Janet Varney discussed co-founding the annual comedy festival SF Sketchfest. KCBS-AM 1/27/2023

Alumna Arnetta Villela-Smith is the new co-chair of Skyline College’s ethnic studies department. Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 1/27/2023

SF State was mentioned in a story about the CSU’s proposed plan to redistribute funding between schools based on enrollment numbers. KOGO-AM 1/27/2023 (This story aired on three additional media outlets.)

 

University President Lynn Mahoney commented on the CSU’s approval of building additional affordable student housing at SF State. EdSource 1/27/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the emotional impact on the Asian American community following multiple shootings. VOA News 1/27/2023; Southeast Asia Post 1/27/2023; Vietnam Tribune 1/27/2023 (This article was originally published by VOA News. It was republished by 18 additional news outlets.)

Professor of Africana Studies Antwi Akom’s research and work with SF State’s Social Innovation and Urban Opportunity Lab (SOUL) was cited in an article about late Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad. Moguldom 1/26/2023

Late Professor Emeritus of Latina/Latino Studies Roberto Rivera, who passed away last January, was remembered. El Tecolote 1/26/2023

The family of SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi, who went missing Jan. 19 off the coast of Pacifica, was interviewed. NBC Los Angeles 1/27/2023

Alumnus Ben Yee was named director of processor partnerships for the Milk Advisory Board. California Dairy Magazine 1/27/2023

Sonoma County Poet Laureate Elizabeth Herron, an alumna, was interviewed about creating the Being Brave Poetry Project, a writing workshop series. Bohemian 1/25/2023

SF State students were listed as participants in the fourth annual Focus Features & JetBlue Student Short Film Showcase. Deadline 1/26/2023; Broadway World 1/26/2023 (The Deadline article was republished by one additional news outlet.)

SF State Professor of Theatre and Dance Yutian Wong discussed the Monterey Park mass shooting at a dance studio once considered a vibrant hub for the older Asian American community. Los Angeles Times 1/25/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the recent mass shootings in California that involved members of the Asian American community. San Francisco Chronicle 1/25/2023

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on a growing mental health crises in the Asian American community. USA Today 1/25/2023

An SF State student athlete who went missing off the coast of Pacifica was identified as a former Santa Monica resident. Santa Monica Daily Press 1/25/2023

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the work of author and alumnus Ernest J. Gaines (B.A., ’57) with a new stamp as part of its Black Heritage Series. San Francisco Examiner 1/25/2023

Alumnus Matthew Renoir opened a video store offering customers nostalgia and classic films. My Burbank 1/25/2023

Alumna Lisa McNaney has stepped down as executive director of Culinary Angels, the nonprofit she founded. Danville/SanRamon.com 1/25/2023

Alumnus Ben Yee was named director of processor partnerships for the Milk Advisory Board. Morning Ag Clips 1/25/2023

Enrollment numbers at SF State were discussed in an article about proposed changes to how the CSU funds schools. CALMatters 1/26/2023; The Reporter 1/26/2023; Times-Herald 1/26/2023 (This article was republished in 12 additional news outlets.)

A report about enrollment declines at the California State University mentioned SF State. EdSource 1/25/2023; KXJZ-FM 1/25/2023 (This article was republished in six additional news outlets.)

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed her research on octopi in an article about advocacy for better wildlife protections for them. Boston Globe 1/23/2023 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor Emeritus of Asian American Studies Ben Hirabayashi is part of the committee voting on the new Japantown mural. Nichi Bei 1/19/2023

The search for SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi, who went missing Jan. 19 off the coast of Pacifica after attempting a polar plunge, was discussed. Patch.com 1/24/2023; Cleveland.com 1/23/2023

Lecturer for the School of Music Andrew Speight, who died Dec. 1, 2022, was remembered. San Francisco Classical Voice 1/23/2023

Jazz musician George Duke, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about the history of jazz in Marin. Marin Magazine 1/23/2023

The Postal Service is honoring the work of author and alumnus Ernest J. Gaines (B.A., ’57) with a new stamp as part of its Black Heritage Series. USPS News 1/23/2023; WAFB 1/23/2023; Yahoo! Finance 1/23/2023

Organizers of the SF State Global Museum’s exhibition Clearly Polluted spoke about environmental racism in the San Francisco Bay Area. KCBS 1/23/2023; KUT 1/23/2023; WESA 1/23/2023 (Clips not available online.)

SF State’s pilot transit pass program was mentioned in a story about the state attempting to lower the cost of college through free transit programs. Sacramento News and Review 1/23/2023

A story about Superfest Sacramento, a disability film festival, mentioned that Superfest was founded by SF State’s Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability. KXTV 1/23/2023 (Clip not available online.)

The search has been suspended for 22-year-old SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi, who disappeared off the coast of Pacifica after attempting a polar plunge. SF Gate 1/22/2023

The search has been suspended for 22-year-old SF State student and athlete Hamzah Alsaudi, who disappeared off the coast of Pacifica after attempting a polar plunge. Daily Mail 1/21/2023; Fox News 1/21/2023; USA Today 1/21/2023; UPI 1/21/2023; CBS News 1/21/2023; NBC News 1/21/2023; Huff Post 1/21/2023 (This story was published in more than 10 online publications.)

Alumna and school administrator Sarnia Shoman has come under fire for comments she made about developing an ethnic studies curriculum.  NY Breaking 1/23/2023

Asian American Studies Professor Jonathan Lee discussed the Year of the Rabbit and Lunar New Year. NBC News 1/20/2023  

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for an SF State student-athlete who went missing off the coast of Pacifica on Jan. 19. KTVU-TV 1/20/2023  

An SF State student-athlete has gone missing off the coast of Pacifica. San Francisco Examiner 1/19/2023; MSN 1/19/2023; KGO-TV 1/19/2023; KNTV-TV 1/19/2023; KTVU-TV 1/19/2023; KRON-TV 1/19/2023

Recreation, Parks and Tourism Professor Erik Peper offered suggestions to reduce technology-related stress. Woman’s World 1/19/2023

Alum Scott Myers-Lipton, a sociology professor at San José State University, has announced his retirement. Campbell Patch 1/19/2023

An essay by alum Eric Maisel revisits an occasion when he met with Professor Herb Wilner at his home. The Good Men Project 1/19/2023  

Alum Neeta Misra wrote an opinion piece on workplace issues faced by women of color. Business World (India) 1/19/2023  

John Logan, professor and director of Labor and Employment Studies, discussed retail worker unions in an article about requirements for cashiers to stand up at the register. Fast Company 1/19/2023  

Aaron Stanton, founder of SF State’s VR Institute of Health and Exercise, discussed virtual reality workouts. KZTV-TV 1/19/2023 (Clip not available online.)

Philosophy Lecturer Purushottama Bilimoria’s course in Buddhist traditions was featured. Blog of the APA (American Philosophical Association) 1/18/2023  

Alum Silvia Regalado-Zachlod has been named executive director of the Napa Valley Youth Symphony. Napa Valley Register 1/18/2023  

New archives at the Archives of American Art belonging to realist artist and professor emeritus Robert Bechtle were highlighted. Smithsonian 1/17/2023

An article explored the financial success of alumnus and popular American singer Johnny Mathis. Techstry 1/18/2023

Alumnus Dan Took, founder of South Coast Repertory, passed away at 83. Daily Pilot 1/17/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s criticisms of Critical Race Theory and tenure for faculty members at state universities. KQSK-FM 1/16/2023 (This article was originally published 1/8/2023 by the Associated Press.)

Alumnus Greg Curtis’ contribution to the development of Texas Monthly Magazine was mentioned in an article with its founder. Texas Monthly 1/17/2023

Professional pickleball player Callan Dawson, an alumnus, was interviewed about his career. San Francisco Chronicle 1/17/2023

Alumnus Scott Myers-Lipton, a sociology professor for San Jose State, was interviewed about retiring. San Jose Spotlight 1/17/2023

Civil rights activist and alumnus Offie C. Wortham gave a lecture at King’s College on Sunday. WFMZ 1/16/2023

Alumnus and musician Vince DeWald was interviewed about performing with his brother. South Bend Tribune 1/16/2023

Alumni David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney discussed founding the annual comedy festival San Francisco Sketchfest in an article about comedian Janeane Garofalo. The Mercury News 1/13/2023 (This article was republished by nine media outlets.)

Alumnus Kevin Jenkins, who will represent District 6 on the Oakland City Council, was profiled. San Francisco Bay Times 1/13/2023

Associate Professor and Chair of Nursing Elaine Musselman discussed the importance oral health care in children in an article about educating Latinx children on how to take care of their teeth. El Tecolote 1/12/2023

Alumna Viktoriya Miclean was interviewed about her work volunteering to help Ukrainian refugees. The San Diego Union-Tribune 1/12/2023

Alumnus Justin Shen was interviewed about reopening coffee shop, ASIP in downtown Merced. deleciousfood.com 1/12/2023

Alumna Christina V. Rodriguez discussed founding Latinas with Masters, an organization that helps support academic advancement and professional growth. Al Día 1/12/2023

Alumnus Kevin Jenkins was elected to represent Oakland City Council District 6. City of Oakland 1/10/2023

SF State research on the negative impact of conversion therapy on youth was cited in an article about Wisconsin state legislators’ vote to overturn the ban and allow therapist to practice this type of therapy. WORT FM 1/12/2023

Lecturer of English Language and Literature Brian Strang wrote an op-ed about his experience with the artificial intelligence model ChatGPT and its potential impact on the teaching of writing. Inside HigherEd 1/12/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the National Labor Relations Board’s move to certify a successful union vote at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, New York. Yahoo! Finance 1/10/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about how union campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon have set the model for labor unions in the U.S. Sage Journals 12/29/2023

Alumnus Justin Shen was interviewed about reopening his coffee shop ASIP in downtown Merced. Merced County Times 1/12/2023

Real estate broker and actor Reza Farahan, an alumnus, was profiled. Jukebugs 1/12/2023

Alums Shawnee Gibbs and Shawnelle Gibbs were among those chosen to participate in Disney General Entertainment’s 2023 writing program. Disney Plus Informer 1/12/2023

Professor of Theatre and Dance Dee Spencer will perform in the jazz group Melba’s Kitchen as part of a tribute to trombonist and jazz arranger Melba Liston. Berkeleyside 1/11/2023

Professor of Cinema Artel Great was named the Museum of the African Diaspora’s cultural critic-in-residence and is launching a lecture series. KQED 1/10/2023

Professor Emeritus and meteorologist John Monteverdi commented on the recent rainstorms. KNX 1/10/2023 (Clip not available online.)

Assistant Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Ponipate Rokolekutu commented on Fiji’s new prime minister. Honolulu Civil Beat 1/10/2023

Associate Professor and Chair of Creative Writing May-lee Chai wrote a review of the new novel “Brotherless Night.” Minneapolis Star Tribune 12/30/2023; The Seattle Times 12/30/2023 (The Seattle Times article has a paywall.)

Associate Professor and Chair of Creative Writing May-lee Chai’s book “Tomorrow in Shanghai: And Other Stories” was included on an editor’s choice recommended reading list. The New York Times 12/29/2023

SF State student Ralph Antonio commented on a recent exhibit of photos by Jordan Jimenez, a Filipino photographer known for capturing the Golden State Warriors. KQED 1/10/2023

Alumnus David Mundo Apatang is the new lieutenant governor of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Guam Daily Post 1/10/2023

Alumna Rebecca Alvarez, co-founder of Bloomi, a company focused on sexual health, was profiled. HipLatina 1/9/2023

Professor of History Marc Stein commented on Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s criticisms of Critical Race Theory and tenure for faculty members at state universities. Associated Press 1/8/2023; Fortune 1/8/2023; KMIZ-TV 1/8/2023 (This article was originally published 1/8/2023 by the Associated Press. It was featured by over 200 media outlets.)

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John Monteverdi discussed the recent weather forecast. Mission Local 1/6/2023

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the potential for more labor union campaigns in the North Bay in 2023. North Bay Business Journal 1/6/2023

Alumna Phyllis Gurewitz, convenance compliance officer for the Lake Wood Association, was profiled. The Union 1/6/2023

Alumna Jessica Hudson discussed her struggles as a single mother following the discontinuation of child tax credit checks. Monterey County Herald 1/5/2023; The Reporter 1/5/2023; Lake County Record-Bee 1/5/2023 (This article was originally published by The Los Angeles Times. It was published in 15 media outlets.)

A pilot program offering an unlimited Bay Area transit pass to SF State students was discussed in an article about other California campuses offering free transit to students. Boyle Heights Beat 1/5/2023; Santa Monica Daily Press 1/5/2023 (This article was originally published 1/5/2023 by CALMatters.)

Associate Professor of Biology Jason Cantley was part of the research team that discovered a new species of bush tomato in Australia. Sun Gazette 1/5/2023; The Standard-Journal 1/4/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed care for octopi in an article about commercially farming them. The Columbian 1/4/2023 (This article was originally published 12/20/2022 by The Los Angeles Times.)

SF State student Francesca Felder discussed being a graduate teaching assistant in an article about the potential for a CSU teaching assistant strike. EdSource 1/5/2023

A pilot program offering an unlimited Bay Area transit pass to SF State students was discussed in an article about other California campuses offering free transit to students. CALMatters 1/5/2023

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about legislative proposals surrounding the carbon market. The Mercury News 1/4/2023

Alumna Jessica Hudson discussed her struggles as a single mother following the discontinuation of child tax credit checks. Los Angeles Times 1/3/2023; The Lawton Constitution 1/3/2023; The Ponca City News 1/3/2023 (This article was originally published by The Los Angeles Times. It was published in 15 media outlets.)

An article about a peer-to-peer counseling program in Oakland mentions pairing students with mentors from SF State. KQED 1/3/2023

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed care for octopi in an article about commercially farming them. Ashtabula Star Beacon 12/29/2022; UK Today News 12/29/2022 (This article was originally published 12/20/2022 in The Los Angeles Times.)

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about offshore fish farms and the U.S. seafood industry. Clarion News 12/28/2022; deleciousfood 12/28/2022

Professor of History Charles Postel discussed the rise of monopolies in the United States during the 19th century. On Point 12/28/2022 (This podcast episode originally aired 2/16/2022.)

Professor of Elementary Education Stephanie Sisk-Hilton, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Charli Sakari and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Autumn Thoyre discussed SF State’s new Climate Justice Education Certificate for K-12 teachers. Education Week 12/29/2022

Student Benjamin Paige discussed his pug Bruno in an article about the benefits of having a pet. Gold Country Media 12/29/2022

Alumnus Taylor Safford was interviewed about retiring as president and chief executive officer at Pier 39. Marin Independent Journal 1/2/2023

Television actor Stephen Colletti, an alumnus, was profiled. MSN 1/2/2023; Mama Mia 1/2/2023

Alumnus and Journalist Ben Fong-Torres was interviewed about his career with Rolling Stone magazine. Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa 1/1/2023 (Clip not available online.)

Alumnus and director Michael J. Payton discussed receiving a Carter Foundation Scholarship and interviewing Jay-Z for a documentary. Urban Magazine 12/30/2022

Lead Development Representative for Five9 Inc. John Costa, an alumnus, discussed advancing his tech career training through a local nonprofit organization. KBCW-TV 12/30/2022

Musician and alumna Annette A. Aguilar played an after-hours show in New York on New Year’s Eve. New York Latin Culture 12/29/2022

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed about issues with student loan debt in the U.S. Richmond Times-Dispatch 12/30/2022

A statement about anti-Asian discrimination by Stop AAPI Hate, an initiative co-founded by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department, was quoted in an article about advocacy for Asian Americans living in Connecticut. The Register Citizen 12/29/2022; Houston Chronicle 12/29/2022; The Ridgefield Press 12/29/2022 (This article was published in 20 media outlets.)

December

Professor Emeritus of Gerontology Brian de Vries discussed how the pandemic highlighted the need for better care planning for LGBTQ adults. Bay Area Reporter 12/21/2022

Associate Professor of Biology Jason Cantley was part of the research team that discovered a new species of bush tomato in Australia. Todays Chronic 12/22/2022; Techcodex 12/22/2022; Swift Telecast 12/21/2022 (This topic was covered by six media outlets.)

Alumna Regina Lebel discussed how she is using her personal journey as a formerly unhoused person to help others in need. Monterey County Weekly 12/22/2022

Alumna Anya Jindrich is the new executive director for Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. Prairie Advocate News 12/22/2022; Fort Bragg Advocate News 12/22/2022

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in multiple stories about the success of the program at multiple CSUs. EdSource 12/22/2022; Insight 12/21/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley commented on the high number of border patrol agents committing suicide. WNG.org 12/21/2022

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed care for octopi in an article about commercially farming them. Los Angeles Times 12/20/2022; Today News Post 12/20/2022

Film historian Claudine Stevens, an alumna, was profiled in an article about a recent presentation she made on the film “Gentleman’s Agreement.” Fashion Manuscript 12/19/2022

SF State researchers contributed to a study about how the orbit of the exoplanet 55 Cnc e, referred to as a “hell planet,” has affected its temperature. WITI-TV 12/19/2022; KMSP-TV 12/19/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on Starbucks union campaigns. Restaurant Dive 12/19/2022

Associate Professor and Chair of Nursing Elaine Musselman and Lecturer of Nursing Larry Vitale discussed the benefits of providing better dental care for Latinx children in San Francisco. El Tecolote 12/16/2022

SF State’s decision to require facial coverings indoors in light of San Francisco moving to the medium tier of COVID-19 infections was mentioned in a news segment. KGO-TV 12/16/2022 (This clip is not available online.)

Professor and Chair of Sociology Andreana Clay discussed the Respect for Marriage Act that was signed by President Biden Dec. 13. KQED Forum 12/15/2022

Lecturer for the School of Music Andrew Speight, who died Dec. 1, was remembered with other Bay Area musicians who died this year. KQED 12/15/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln co-wrote an op-ed about Ashish K. Jha’s poetry and the pandemic. Peste Magazine 12/12/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the Biden administration’s support of a National Labor Relations Board decision to increase penalties for labor violations. Portland Press Herald 12/13/2022; The Seattle Times 12/13/2022; North Bay Business Journal 12/13/2022 (This article was originally published 12/13/2022 by The Washington Post. It was featured in four additional publications.)

Alumna Aeri Swendson discussed working at Arizmendi Bakery, a worker-owned co-op in San Francisco. Storied San Francisco 12/13/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the Biden administration’s support of a National Labor Relations Board decision to increase penalties for labor violations. Washington Post 12/13/2022            

Alumnus Jack McDermott commented on his father’s decision to leave the “Ex’s & Uh-Ohs” podcast in an article about his family life. Page Six Magazine 12/13/2022

Alumnus Barry Valentino was listed among the victims of the 1988 Pan Am flight bombing. KPIX-TV 12/12/2022 (Clip not available.)

Emeritus Faculty for the Philosophy Department Ann Robertson discussed supporting the unionization efforts of employees at Tartine Bakery in San Francisco. Mission Local 12/12/2022

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy John Brewer co-authored a study about how the orbit of the exoplanet 55 Cnc e, referred to as a “hell planet,” has affected its temperature. UK Today News 12/11/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed why fewer men in the 25-54 age group are in the workforce. KNX News 12/9/2022; KCSB-AM 12/9/2022 (KCBS-AM clip not available.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a United Auto Workers leadership election. Law360 12/8/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities David Peña-Guzman discussed how recent research into animal sleeping and dreaming highlights the need for more ethical treatment of lab rats. Irish Times 12/8/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Poet, teacher and alumna Allie Rigby was interviewed about teaching American literature in Romania. Petaluma Argus-Courier 12/9/2022

Lecturer for the School of Music Andrew Speight, who died last Thursday, was remembered. San Francisco Chronicle 12/8/2022

Alumnus Jose Antonio Villarán’s new book “Open Pit” was reviewed. Meer 12/9/2022

Alumnus John Caldon is the first-ever executive director for the San Francisco-based music festival Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. San Francisco Examiner 12/8/2022

The design of the George and Judy Marcus Hall for the Liberal and Creative Arts was discussed in an article about Mark Cavagnero Associates, the firm that designed the building. The Architect Newspaper 12/9/2022

An SF State study on the psychological benefits of having hobbies was cited in an article about the need for hobbies. Nation 12/9/2022

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy John Brewer co-authored a study about how the orbit of the exoplanet 55 Cnc e, referred to as a “hell planet,” has affected its temperature. The Mirage 12/8/2022

Alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was profiled. Key Management Insights 12/8/2022

Alumna Lindsay Moore, a senior project manager at SV Design in Chantam, Massachusetts, was interviewed about her career. Cape Cod Life 12/8/2022

Photographer Allan Tannenbaum, an alumnus, was interviewed about taking a famous photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. NewsConcern 12/7/2022 (This article was published in seven media outlets.)

School of Music Lecturer Andrew Speight was killed when his car was struck by two trains. VT. 12/6/2022

Professor Emerita Carel Bertram attended a dinner and appeared on a panel for the Society for Armenian Studies in Denver as part of the 56th annual Middle East Studies Association meeting. Asbarez 12/6/2022; The Armenian Mirror Spectator 12/6/2022; Armenians Weekly 12/6/2022

SF State’s 1968 student strike was mentioned in a story about a new initiative dedicated to the study of artists of Asian descent. Frieze 12/7/2022

A photo by Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Andisheh Mahdavi was featured in an article about dark matter and the universe. SPACE.com 12/6/2022

Director for SF State’s Latinx Student Center Emmanuel Padilla discussed how the center will use funding from two Hispanic Serving Institution community grants. California State University News 12/5/2022

Lecturer for the School of Music Andrew Speight died Thursday after his car was struck by trains in Burlingame. KTVU-TV 12/5/2022; MSN 12/5/2022

Student Giana Gaitan-Naranjo was quoted in an article about how students looking for workplaces with equality, diversity and flexibility may lead to less financial security. Insider 12/6/2022

Independent film curator Gina Basso, an alumna, discussed her career in an article about an upcoming film series at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 12/6/2022

Lecturer for the School of Music Andrew Speight died Thursday after his car was struck by trains in Burlingame. NBC Bay Area 12/4/2022; SF Gate 12/4/2022; KRON 4 12/2/2022 (This topic was covered by 12 media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh’s role in improving the relationship between the Biden administration and labor unions. The Boston Globe 12/4/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the influence Starbucks labor unions have had on Peets. Daily Beast 12/4/2022; Jacobin 12/4/2022; MarketWatch 11/28/2022

Alumnus, Assistant Executive Director and founder of the Gator Groceries program Horace Montgomery, Associated Students Interim Senior Director of Productions Tatianna Ramos and students Curtis Tam and Leonie Barth discussed the mission of the University’s food pantry. ABC 17 News 12/1/2022 (This article was originally published 11/30/2022 by CBS Bay Area.)

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson commented on State Senator Scott Wiener’s letter to the California Department of Transportation requesting a study on the cost and logistics of removing multiple freeways in San Francisco. The San Francisco Standard 12/1/2022

Student Giana Gaitan-Naranjo discussed looking for more stable employment in an article about how inflation, the pandemic and mass layoffs have changed the type of work students are looking for. New York Times 12/2/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Research on the impact of sea level rise by SF State’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center and the Marin County Department of Public Works was mentioned in an article about funding from the California State Coastal Conservancy for proposed sea level defense projects in Marin. Marin Independent Journal 12/2/2022

The SF State campus was featured in a story about a bicyclist who does parkour on his bike. Adventure Journal 12/2/2022 (Time stamp: 5:01)

SF State was listed as one of five schools to offer a degree in statistics in 2021 in an article about 31 colleges that offered statistics and biostatistics degrees for the first time since 2003. Journal of the American Statistical Association 12/1/2022

November

Alumnus, Assistant Executive Director and founder of the Gator Groceries program Horace Montgomery, Associated Students Interim Senior Director of Productions Tatianna Ramos and students Curtis Tam and Leonie Barth discussed the mission of the University’s food pantry. CBS Bay Area 11/30/2022; CBS Bay Area 11/30/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel’s comments on the need for cooperation in city government were quoted in an article about an infant who nearly died after ingesting fentanyl at a local playground. Townhall 12/1/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln discussed her concerns with changes to public health policies in the middle of the pandemic. YES! Online 11/30/2022

Former faculty member Juan Gonzales’ founding of El Tecolote was mentioned in an article about the launch of a fundraising campaign for the bilingual newspaper. El Tecolote 11/30/2022

A photo of student “Dominick” was featured in an interview with a California photographer who enjoys meeting and photographing strangers. KTVU FOX 2 11/30/2022

Alumnus and director Michael J. Payton was profiled about receiving a Carter Foundation Scholarship and interviewing Jay-Z for a documentary. Afrotech 11/29/2022

Associate Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Jiyoung Cha commented on how decline in Twitter use could benefit smaller social media sites, like Linkedin. Fortune 11/29/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dennis Desjardin is chief mycologist for Semera Organics, a company making plant-based meat out of mushrooms. The Almanac 11/28/2022; Palo Alto Online 11/28/2022; TheSixFifty.com 11/22/2022

Alumnus Billy Kahula O’Brien was interviewed about being the Science in the Service intern for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 11/28/2022

Alumnus and Indigenous activist Richard Oakes’ involvement in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz was discussed on the radio program “By Right of Discovery.” Latino USA 11/27/2022 (This program originally aired in November 2018. It was rebroadcast on over 20 NPR affiliated radio stations.)

Provost Amy Sueyoshi was interviewed about repurposing old jeans into accessories. Nichi Bei Times 11/24/2022

Research by Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov was cited in an article about the history of relations between Russia and the West. Canadian Dimension 11/28/2022

Associate Professor and Chair of Latina/Latino Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade discussed his new book, “Equality or Equity: Toward a Model of Community-Responsive Education,” in an interview. Truthout 11/27/2022

Assistant Dean for Restorative and Transformative Racial Justice and Associate Professor of Sociology Valerie Francisco-Menchavez commented on the growing visibility of Filipino American culture. The San Francisco Standard 11/26/2022

Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Betty Yu discussed bilingualism and language development in an article about one woman’s experience having a sibling with Prader-Willi Syndrome. The California Report Magazine 11/25/2022 (This article was originally published in May 2022.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung’s contribution to the creation of the Stop AAPI website was mentioned in an article about its effectiveness in combating anti-Asian discrimination. Asian Journal 11/23/2022

Alumna Tara Taupier, superintendent of the Tamalpais Union High School District, has had her contract extended. Marin Independent Journal 11/25/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Author and alumna Deborah Larkin wrote an article about how to write a nonfiction crime story. Writers Digest 11/25/2022

SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was mentioned in article about the benefits of classes for older adults. Press Democrat 11/22/2022

Alumna Noelia Corzo was elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Half Moon Bay Review 11/23/2022; Pacifica Tribune 11/22/2022

Former SF State student Ted Dabney was included in a list of the five brilliant veterans who played key roles in Silicon Valley. We Are the Mighty 11/23/2022

Oakland theater director Dawn Monique Williams, an alumna, discussed her career in an article about an upcoming Marin Theatre Company production. San Francisco Chronicle 11/23/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln co-wrote an op-ed about health care needs and public health strategies this winter with multiple respiratory virus infections on the rise. Reporter Wings 11/22/2022

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson was quoted in an article about BART and public transit in the Bay Area. Bay Curious 11/22/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the use of ranked-choice voting for the mayoral race in Oakland. KCBS-AM 11/21/2022 (Clip not available.)

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the first election in over 20 years of a non-Asian supervisor to San Francisco’s District 4 in the Board of Supervisors race. KQED 11/19/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on why UC Berkeley graduate student workers are striking. KQED 11/19/2022

Lecturer of Creative Writing Matthew Clark Davison discussed his novel “Doubting Thomas.” Out in the Bay 11/18/2022

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in an article about California’s 2024 U.S. Senate race. Los Angeles Times 11/18/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the vote to remove Commissioner Ann Hsu from the San Francisco Unified school board. KQED 11/17/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management John Sullivan was cited in an article about the economic success of Dallas, Texas. D Magazine 11/17/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed how thousands of University of California graduate student workers have gone on strike. KQED Forum 11/17/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies Steven Ford has been named permanent chief of police for the city of Antioch. East County Today 11/17/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith discussed how the politics of race impact American presidencies. Politics In Question 11/16/2022

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan commented on the display of a Palestinian flag at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. The Times of Israel 11/15/2022 (This article was originally published 11/9/2022 by J.)

Student Lily Brown commented on gift ideas for parents. College Magazine 11/18/2022

Alumnus Catherine Wagner discussed her 1978-84 photography series “Moscone Site.” San Francisco Chronicle 11/18/2022

Alumnus and Indigenous activist Richard Oakes’ involvement in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz was discussed. Race in America: The Conversation 11/17/2022

Alumna Noelia Corzo is the first Latina to be elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. San Francisco Chronicle 11/17/2022

Alumnus Kevin Mullin was elected to California’s District 15 House of Representatives. The Hill 11/17/2022

Alumna Leslie Arroyo is the new deputy city manager for South San Francisco. San Mateo Daily Journal 11/17/2022

The Family Acceptance Project at SF State was cited in an article about how to be a trans ally during Transgender Awareness Week. PRIDE 11/17/2022

The 1968 student strike and establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an op-ed about the first College Board-approved AP African American Studies classes. Everett Herald 11/17/2022; The Washington Post 11/16/2022 (This article was originally published in The Washington Post.)

“The Other Barrio,” a short story turned screenplay by Professor Emeritus of Latina/o Studies Alejandro Murguía, was reviewed. Boing Boing 11/15/2022

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in a story about the success of the program at CSU Fullerton. EdSource 11/15/2022; Visalia Times Delta 11/15/2022 (This article was originally published by EdSource.)

NBC News Correspondent Miguel Almaguer, an alumnus, was suspended from his position for inaccuracies in his reporting on the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul. MEAWW 11/15/2022

Alumna Carol McKenna was appointed vice president for XL Construction. WAFB 11/15/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management Mitchell Marks commented on a San Francisco-based workspace that helps remote workers find friends. San Francisco Chronicle 11/14/2022

School of Music Professor Roger Woodward was interviewed about his career. Limelight Magazine 11/14/2022

Assistant Professor of Cinema Rae Shaw was mentioned in an article about new faculty at colleges and universities. Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 11/11/2022

Frijolotes founders and alumni Young Jung and Fred Baptista were featured in an article about local distillers. Edible East Bay 11/12/2022

Alumna Amber-Rose Reed was interviewed about being a film review columnist. Petaluma Argus-Courier 11/11/2022

Alumnus Charles Hall, inventor of the waterbed, was discussed in an article about how waterbeds affected sales of regular mattresses. ABC Brisbane 11/11/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about Starbucks’ efforts to thwart employee unions. Jacobin 11/9/2022

Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan commented on the display of a Palestinian flag at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. J. 11/9/2022

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Roberti commented on ballot measures regarding women’s reproductive rights. All Things Considered 11/9/2022 (Clip not available. This segment aired on over 30 NPR-affiliated stations.)

Artist and alumnus Rudolph Serra was interviewed about his career. East Hampton Star 11/3/2022

The 54th anniversary of the student strike at SF State was featured in an archive article. Los Angeles Times 11/9/2022

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed her research with cephalopods in an article about their behavior. The Atlantic 11/9/2022; MSN 11/9/2022 (This article was originally published in The Atlantic.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on Brooke Jenkins taking the lead in the San Francisco district attorney’s race. KQED-FM 11/9/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate website, co-founded by Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, was referenced in an article about the impact of anti-Asian prejudice in the LGBTQ+ community. Bay Area Reporter 11/8/2022

Alumnus and Indigenous activist Richard Oakes’ involvement in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz was discussed in an episode of the podcast “Berkeley Voices.” Celebrity Land 11/9/2022

Indigenous artifacts at SF State were discussed in the recent PBS documentary “Beyond Recognition,” which follows Bay Area Indigenous activists’ efforts to preserve their culture and homeland. KUSM-TV 11/8/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Professor Emeritus of Management Mitchell Marks commented on a remote tech company’s decision to host a work retreat in Spain. San Francisco Chronicle 11/8/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on allegations of illegal voting in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 11/7/2022

Former student TaLona Herbert was named to Crain’s 40 Under 40 list for 2022. Crain’s New York Business 11/7/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

SF State’s Race and Resistance Studies Department was a co-sponsor of a rally in San Francisco advocating for the end of the U.S.-Cuba embargo. Liberation 11/7/2022

Alum Linda Imonti, managing principal of KPMG LLC’s Chicago office, was honored as one of the Chicago Business Journal’s Women of Influence. Chicago Business Journal 11/7/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Alum Fred Martin founded Sweetwater Music Hall in Marin County, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. San Francisco Chronicle 11/7/2022

Alum Tommy Gong discussed the personal attacks he received while serving as the clerk-recorder for San Luis Obispo County. San Francisco Chronicle 11/6/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the race for San Francisco District 6 supervisor. San Francisco Chronicle 11/6/2022

Alum Donald Lacy, an actor and comedian, was interviewed on the “Mosaic” public affairs program. KPIX-TV 11/6/2022 (Clip is not available online.)

Alum Nicole Daedone was featured in the Netflix documentary “Orgasm Inc.: The Story of OneTaste.” The Cinemaholic; The Cinemaholic 11/5/2022

Survey results of SF State’s Campus Climate Assessment Report were analyzed. J. 11/4/2022

Alum Tim Harr was a 2022 inductee to the Marin Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame. Marin Independent Journal 11/4/2022

The largest contributors to SF State were listed. San Francisco Business Times 11/4/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

SF State was mentioned during a panel discussion on a San Francisco ballot proposition and the future of community colleges in California. KQED-FM 11/7/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the race for San Francisco district attorney. San Francisco Examiner; KPVI-TV 11/4/2022

Criminal Justice Lecturer Daniel Vencill commented on recent layoffs by major San Francisco-based tech-giants. KGO-TV; KMIZ 11/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a proposed amendment to Tennessee’s constitution that would make it illegal for workplaces to require mandatory union membership. Citizen Tribune 11/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the legality of companies closing stores with active union drives. NBC News 11/4/2022

Alum and artist Rudolph Serra was featured. The East Hampton Star 11/3/2022

SF State Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the lack of spending on the current San Francisco district attorney’s race. The San Francisco Standard 11/3/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about California colleges wanting to admit more students despite the challenge of finding available student housing. Bloomberg 11/3/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a TikTok video made by a Starbucks barista who was overwhelmed by his work experience. Internet Do 11/2/2022

SF State was listed as a participant in a new Clipper BayPass program that will provide unlimited transit access to students. KRON-TV 11/1/2022; MSN 11/1/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities David Peña-Guzman, author of a book about animal dreams, explored the subject in a recent article about animal sleeping and dreaming. National Geographic 11/2/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan discussed a labor dispute involving higher wages offered to non-union Starbucks workers in Seattle. KNKX 11/1/2022

SF State received a $92,394 grant as part of the CSU-wide HSI Equity Innovation Hub initiative. SCVNews 11/2/2022

October

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk discussed noncitizen voting rights. WABC-TV 10/31/2022 (This article was originally published 10/19/2022 by the Associated Press.)

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on a tweet by Elon Musk about a recent attack on Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi’s husband. KOVR-TV 10/30/2022

Alumnus Michael Niggli has been named the new principal of Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas. Community Impact 10/31/2022

Artist and alumnus Anthony Carmona was profiled in an article about an upcoming showcase. Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon 10/31/2022

SF State was mentioned in an op-ed about how CSU campuses got their names. The Bakersfield Californian 11/1/2022

SF State was ranked #29 in a list of the top 50 film schools in the U.S. The Wrap 10/31/2022

SF State was listed as a partner campus for the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program. California State University News 10/31/2022

Alumna and CSU-Fullerton Professor of African American Studies Siobhan Brooks discussed the unionization of sex workers. To The Contrary 10/28/2022

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on a tweet by Elon Musk about the recent attack on Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi’s husband. KNCW-TV 10/31/2022

Astronomer Tony Dunn, an alumnus, commented on a large asteroid that will pass Earth on Tuesday. Vigour Times 10/31/2022

Late Professor Emerita of Speech and Communication Studies Sally Gearhart was profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 10/30/2022

Work by Professor Emeritus of Biology Dean H. Kenyon was referenced in an article about evolution verses “intelligent design.” The News International 10/30/2022

Research by Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was cited in an article about a referendum on ranked choice voting in Evanston, Illinois. Chicago Tribune 10/28/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on statements Amazon CEO Andy Jassy made about labor unions. Retail Dive 10/28/2022

Owner of Fi & Mi Baking Co. Laurel Rios, an alumna, commented on her support for Calistoga Joint Unified School District’s Measure B local ballot question. Napa Valley Register 10/28/2022

Jasmine Djavahery, an intern with the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at SF State, discussed how the center’s podcast “Del Beh Del” influenced a rice-inspired art show. Food Maker 10/28/2022

Alum Alex Locust was interviewed about being the keynote speaker for the 2022 Mayor's Celebration of Diversity Awards in Evansville, Indiana. Evansville Courier & Press 10/28/2022

Alumna Carolyn De Lagrave is the new president for Soroptimist International Coronado. Coronado Eagle & Journal 10/27/2022

Alumna Emily Bugos commented on how the state’s decision to require transitional kindergarten will impact the San Francisco Unified School District. The Frisc 10/26/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln was quoted in an article about President Biden’s comments on the updated COVID-19 booster. KRJOGJA 10/26/2022 (This article is in Indonesian.)

Alumna Caitlin Hernandez was interviewed about navigating her career as a blind writer. Washington Blade 10/27/2022

A forum held October 20 at SF State with San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins was mentioned in an article about her plans to remove Legal Affairs Secretary J. Anthony Kline from the San Francisco Superior Court. San Francisco Chronicle 10/26/2022

SF State student and pop-up restaurant owner Nomar Ramirez is helping to plan a Dia De Los Muertos celebration in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset. Eater SF 10/26/2022

Graduate student Jacoby Clark is a CDC fellow studying vector-borne pathogens in tics. Entomology Today 10/25/2022

Caitlin Ryan, founder of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, commented on how essential parent acceptance of LGBTQ children is for a child’s long-term mental health in an article about a parenting network that’s having a positive effect on parents of LGBTQ children. Washington Post 10/26/2022

SF State Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on the need for more pandemic measures in an article about President Joe Biden receiving his COVID booster shot. Greek City Times 10/26/2022; China.org 10/26/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the growing labor movement in the face of a slumping economy. Philadelphia Inquirer 10/25/2022

Musician and alumna Bonnie Hayes was profiled about her career in music. East Bay Express 10/26/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an advertisement that suggests President Joe Biden is responsible for pandemic-related violence against Asians. The Intercept 10/24/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the labor movement and the economy. Arkansas Democrat Gazette 10/25/2022; Washington Post 10/24/2022; The Spokesman-Review 10/24/2022(This article was originally published by The Washington Post, which has a paywall. It was featured in four media outlets.)

LGBTQ academic journals that were edited by the late Professor of Human Sexuality Studies John DeCecco were referenced in an article about LGBTQ studies. LGBTQ Nation 10/24/2022

The Oakland Museum has an exhibit honoring the life of former faculty member Angela Davis. Ebony Magazine 10/24/2022

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid and others revisited Reid’s time as a football coach at SF State. ksn.com 10/24/2022

Alumna Marilou Sazon Porter is one of several graduates of St. Theresa’s College of Quezon City to be profiled in a new book. Inquirer USA 10/25/2022

Executive Director of Family Connections – Redwood City Eric Valladares, an alumnus, was interviewed about the need for more Latinx therapists in California. KQED-FM 10/24/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Marcela García-Castañon commented on the decrease in Democrat voting registration in California cities with high numbers of Hispanic voters. San Francisco Chronicle 10/24/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln was quoted in an article about the director of the CDC testing positive for COVID-19. Xinhua 10/23/2022; South China Herald 10/23/2022; Capitol Hill Reporter 10/23/2022 (This article was published in over 25 media outlets.)

Lecturer for Latina/Latino Studies and History John Ulloa discussed cruising bans on Latinx communities in California. PBS News Hour 10/20/2022

Alumna and artist Susan Matthews was profiled in an article about an exhibition of her work. Counter Punch 10/21/2022

Alumnus Jonathan Beard was interviewed about being a teacher for Sonoma Valley High School’s culinary program in an article about career technical education at the high school. Sonoma Index-Tribune 10/20/2022

Alumna Maria Antonieta Jandres commented on her struggles finding child care in an article about affordable child care in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 10/20/2022

Professor Emeritus of English Michael Krasny was mentioned in an article about the closing of New Lehrhaus, a Bay Area Jewish learning hub. J.Weekly 10/20/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk discussed noncitizen voting rights. Associated Press 10/19/2022 (This article was published in over 200 news outlets.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on voting stats and San Francisco dog owners. The San Francisco Standard 10/19/2022

Alumnus K.M. Soehnlein was interviewed about his new book “Army of Lovers.” San Francisco Examiner 10/19/2022

SF State President Lynn Mahoney discussed the SF State Foundation’s renewed commitment to sustainability in its investments in an article about the importance Gen Z puts on social justice and action on climate change. SF Business Times 10/19/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a recent defeat for a labor group working to unionize Amazon workers. Associated Press 10/18/2022 (This article was reposted in more than a dozen publications)

Professor of Management Ronald Purser critiqued workplace wellness programs in an article about attempts to turn “self-care” into a marketing technique. Los Angeles Times 10/18/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about a union campaign by employees at an Amazon warehouse in Albany, New York. WIRED 10/18/2022; Associated Press 10/17/2022; WNBC-TV 10/17/2022 (The Associated Press article was published by over 250 news outlets.)

Professor of Management Ronald Purser discussed some disadvantages to employer-offered mindfulness programs. Los Angeles Times 10/18/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union campaigns at Amazon facilities across the U.S. Insider 10/17/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was cited in an article about anti-union tactics at Starbucks. Daily Kos 10/17/2022

Efforts by the 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front to implement ethnic studies programs at the University were mentioned in an article about the need to expand Asian American Studies programs. INSIGHT Into Diversity 10/18/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about how Donald Trump changed voter demographics for Bay Area cities. San Francisco Chronicle 10/16/2022

Lecturer of American Indian Studies Paul Steward discussed his debut solo album, “World Champion,” which was released last month. Petaluma Argus-Courier 10/14/2022 (This article was originally published 10/11/2022 by The Press Democrat.)

Student April Northrup Belmont-Redwood is a candidate for the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District board. Palo Alto Daily Post 10/14/2022

Alumnus Stephan Ferris’ new book “Blue Movie” was reviewed. Bay Area Reporter 10/15/2022

Alumna Sam Busener wrote an article about flu vaccines. Times-Standard 10/15/2022

Designer Sarah Rodebaugh, an alumna, discussed her line of cannabis-inspired home décor. The Press Democrat 10/14/2022

Alumna Carolyn De Lagrave is the new president for Soroptimist International Coronado. The Coronado Time 10/14/2022

SF State will receive funding to build new dorms. San Francisco Chronicle 10/14/2022; KRON-TV 10/14/2022(KRON-TV clip not available.)

 The establishment of the nation’s first Black studies department in 1968 at SF State was mentioned in an article about Prairie View A&M University’s bachelor of arts in African American Studies. Black Enterprise Magazine 10/14/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales discussed co-authoring “The SAGE Encyclopedia of Filipina/x/o American Studies.” KNTV-TV 10/14/2022 (Clip not available.)

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about how the Biden administration is attempting to restructure laws surrounding management of agriculture. Carsalad 10/14/2022

Research on chronic pain co-conducted by Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Erik Peper was adapted into an article. Townsend Letter: The Examiner of Alternative Medicine 10/14/2022

A 2008 interview with Professor Emeritus of English Michael Krasny and Salman Rushdie was mentioned in an article about Rushdie. IndiaCurrents 10/14/2022

Professor of Race and Resistance Studies and Associate Professor and Chair for Latina/Latino Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade’s book “Equality or Equity: Toward a Model of Community-Responsive Education” was cited in an article about K-12 teachers advocating to reduce class sizes. Truthout 10/13/2022

Professor and Chair of Geography and Environment Andrew Oliphant discussed the microclimates in the Bay Area. Bay Curious 10/13/2022

Associate Director for the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Emily Smith Beitiks was interviewed about this year’s Superfest Disability Film Festival. KRON 4 10/13/2022

Alumna Mejgan Afshan is a candidate for the La Mesa City Council. Mission Times Courier 10/14/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on data from the National Labor Relations Board on illegal tactics employers have used to discourage unionization. Time 10/13/2022

Lecturer of Communication Studies Jade Tumazi discussed her experiences working for an electrolysis business that offers positive gender-affirming care. Bay Area Reporter 10/12/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a Tennessee ballot measure that would change labor laws in the state. The Washington Post 10/12/2022; Associated Press 10/12/2022; The Hour 10/12/2022

Lecturer of American Indian Studies Paul Steward discussed his debut solo album, “World Champion,” which was released last month. The Press Democrat 10/11/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about an upcoming union vote for employees at an Amazon warehouse in Albany, New York. Yahoo! 10/11/2022

Alumnus Nate Bates was interviewed about being a mayoral candidate for the city of Richmond, California. Richmond Confidential 10/13/2022

Alumna April Chan is the new general manager/CEO for the San Mateo County Transit District. Mass Transit 10/13/2022

Alumnus Finn Taylor’s film “Dream with the Fishes” was discussed in multiple articles. SF Gate 10/13/2022; PacificSun 10/11/2022

Author and alumna Margo Candela was interviewed about publishing her fifth novel. El Vaquero 10/12/2022

“Night Watch,” a 2021 floating art installation by alum Shimon Attie, was mentioned in an article about San Francisco’s art scene. San Francisco Chronicle 10/12/2022

Singer, actress and alumna Ketty Lester (Revoyda Frierson) will be inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. Ebony 10/12/2022

Author and alumna Deborah Holt Larkin discussed her new book “A Lovely Girl: The Tragedy of Olga Duncan and the Trial of One of California’s Most Notorious Killers.” Keen On 10/12/2022

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in an exhibit at the Alaska State Museum.  Alaska Public Media 10/13/2022; KTOO-FM 10/12/2022

SF State was recognized as a 2022 Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leader. Forbes 10/11/2022; The Singapore Times 10/10/2022; The Switzerland Times 10/10/2022 (This topic was covered by seven media outlets.)

SF State was mentioned in an article about Filipino American History Month. Asian Journal 10/5/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee discussed anti-Chinese bias in the U.S. during the bubonic plague outbreak of the early 1900s. History 10/11/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed ranked-choice voting. Fixing Our City 10/11/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed Amazon’s anti-union efforts. CounterSpin 10/11/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on how the North American Victorian Studies Association’s latest conference could be a model for pandemic safety. Higher Ed Dive 10/10/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management Mitchell Marks discussed how inflation might impact holiday shopping. KTVU-TV 10/10/2022(Clip not available online.)

The late activist and scholar Gloria Jean Watkins, a former faculty member widely known by her pen name, bell hooks, was remembered. South Florida Gay News 10/10/2022

Novato City Councilwoman Pat Eklund, an alumna, has four challengers for her council seat. Marin Independent Journal 10/10/2022

Alumnus Michael J. Payton was interviewed about his career in film. Sheen Magazine 10/10/2022

Alumnus Joseph Leitmann, CEO and executive director for Capital Area Asset Builders, was interviewed about his life and career. M&T Bank Presents CEOs You Should Know 10/7/2022

A photo of SF State taken during a wildfire was featured in an article about fire safety awareness. The California State University News 10/10/2022

Associate Professor of History Maziar Behrooz commented on recent protests against the government of Iran. San Francisco Standard 10/9/2022  

The SF State-based Journal of Homosexuality, edited by the late Psychology Professor Emeritus John DeCecco, was described as a “pre-eminent” journal in LGBTQ studies. The Good Men Project 10/9/2022  

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips wrote an opinion piece urging for more respect to be given to teachers. Marin Independent Journal 10/9/2022  

Persis Karim, director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, discussed support for Iranian college students. KQED-FM 10/8/2022  

College of Extended Learning instructor Shana Katzman is a candidate for the Marin Municipal Water District. Marin Independent Journal 10/8/2022  

The history of the San Francisco FogCam, which was started by alumni Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong, was discussed. Grunge 10/9/2022; KABC-AM 10/9/2022 (KABC-AM clip not available online.) 

Alum Rocky Garcia, a saxophonist, is interviewed. Asian Pacific America 10/9/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Alumna Jaclyn Moreno is a candidate for the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. Sacramento Bee 10/9/2022  

Alum Isaac Nikfar is a candidate for Tiburon Town Council. Marin Independent Journal 10/9/2022  

Alumnus Danny Glover is listed as one of five celebrities who live in the San Francisco area. The San Francisco Times 10/8/2022  

Alumnus Koti Sotiropulos, a longtime television news personality in Fresno, will be inducted into the Gold Circle society of the San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Fresno Bee 10/7/2022; America Online 10/7/2022; The Business Journal (Fresno) 10/7/2022  

Alumna Sydney Welch, a Bay Area photojournalist, was featured for her coverage of the Bay Area’s hip-hop scene. KQED-FM 10/7/2022

Alumnus Delroy Lindo will co-host the first-ever Jazz Music Awards. WVAS-FM (Montgomery, Alabama) 10/7/2022  

Alumna Jacqueline Bucknell, co-founder of the South Yuba River Citizen’s League, passed away at age 79. The Union (Nevada City) 10/7/2022  

A story about new murals proposed for the Temescal neighborhood in Oakland noted that, in 1967, Merritt College became the first college in the nation to create an African American studies program, before SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 10/8/2022

A story giving advice on managing a financial windfall cited SF State research about how experiences that create more joy than material purchases. The Street 10/10/2022  

A partnership between SF State and the Oxford International Education Group to develop a pathway program for international students was mentioned. The PIE News 10/6/2022; Study Travel Network 10/6/2022  

 

 

 

 

Provost Amy Sueyoshi was interviewed about being selected as one of the 2022 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. San Francisco Business Times 10/7/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln was cited as a signatory on an opinion article encouraging the Biden Administration to rethink their response to the pandemic. The BMJ 10/7/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed union campaigns at Amazon and Starbucks. CounterSpin 10/7/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how some U.S. Senators are responding to Starbucks’ anti-union tactics. Mashed 10/7/2022

Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed the Iranian Diaspora in the U.S. in an article about global protest over the death of Mahsa Jina Amini, an Iranian woman who was killed while in police custody for breaking Islamic law. Redwood City Pulse 10/6/2022

Vice President and Senior Business Consultant for JPMorgan Chase Nykole Prevost, an alumna, was interviewed about being selected as one of the 2022 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. San Francisco Business Times 10/7/2022

Alumnus Roberto Ordeñana was interviewed on his goals as the new executive director of San Francisco’s GLBT Historical Society. San Francisco Bay Times 10/7/2022

Vice president of the Investment Committee at Prologis Susan Pi, an alumna, was interviewed about being selected as one of the 2022 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. San Francisco Business Times 10/7/2022

Alumnus Kevin Jenkins is running for a District 6 seat on the Oakland City Council. The Oaklandside 10/7/2022

 

Chair and Associate Professor of American Indian Studies John-Carlos Perea discussed his book pick for Indigenous People’s Day. San Francisco Chronicle 10/6/2022

Cephalopod research by Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was referenced in an article about feelings and emotions in animals. Science News for Students 10/6/2022

A study by Professor of Biology Leticia Marquez-Magana about underrepresentation of women of color in biology was cited in an article about the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions program. National Science Foundation 10/4/2022

Alumnus Harry Glorikian was quoted in an op-ed about the benefit of medial phone applications. IT Edge News 10/6/2022

A class led by late faculty member Stephen Gaskin was mentioned in an article about a family farm in Sebastopol. Bohemian 10/5/2022

Alumnus Hunter Thomas discussed being the operations manager for the Litquake Foundation, a Bay Area-based literary organization. East Bay Express 10/4/2022

Professor Emeritus Michael Ritter passed away while swimming in San Francisco Bay. eBar 10/4/2022

The world’s longest-running web camera is at SF State. New Zealand News 10/5/2022; TechTheLead 10/5/2022

SF State’s Filipino Studies courses were mentioned in an article about celebrating the past, present and future of Filipino History Month. Asian Journal 10/5/2022

Litquake Operations Manager Hunter Thomas, an alumnus, was quoted in an article the event’s 23rd anniversary. East Bay Express 10/5/2022

Alumnus Joel Umanzor joined The San Francisco Chronicle as a 2022 Hearst Fellow. San Francisco Chronicle 10/5/2022

Students from SF State’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program were mentioned in an article about how a partnership with Goodwill of the San Francisco Bay and the California Product Stewardship Council is aimed at improving the reputation of second-hand apparel. KALW 10/4/2022

Alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was profiled. Athens Daily Review 10/4/2022

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in a review of the book “Asian American Histories of the United States.” Bob On Books 10/4/2022

Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies Bárbara Abadía Rexach discussed the need for more Afro Latino representation in the entertainment industry and ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on a KRON 4 News Weekend segment. KRON-TV 10/1/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Professor of Public Health Emma Sanchez-Vaznaugh discussed the increase in maternal mortality for Hispanic women in 2020. American Heart Association News 9/30/2022; MSN 9/30/2022; UK Today News 9/30/2022 (This article was originally published 9/30/2022 by the American Heart Association. It was featured in over 130 media outlets.)

Alumnus Roberto Ordeñana is the new executive director of San Francisco’s GLBT Historical Society. Bay Area Reporter 10/3/2022

The history of the San Francisco FogCam, which was started by alumni Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong, was discussed. Benzinga 10/3/2022; New York Post 10/1/2022; The Sun Best 10/1/2022; The Madison Leader Gazette 10/3/2022 (This topic was covered by nine media outlets.)

SF State’s new science and engineering building was discussed. KRON-TV Online 10/1/2022; Fior Reports 10/1/2022

September

SF State baseball player Garrett Jensen received the CalHope Award. KIIS FM/iHeartSoCal 9/20/2022

Alumnus Todd Forrest published his debut novel, “Into the Realm.” Cape Cod Chronicle 9/21/2022

Alumnus David Blume, owner of Whiskey Hill Farms, was profiled for his farm’s permaculture practices. Good Times 9/20/2022

The 1968 SF State student strike was mentioned in an op-ed about the dire need for Black curricular inclusion in higher education. The Oklahoma Eagle 9/20/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a rally in Los Angeles led by Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls. KCRW-FM 9/20/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk was mentioned in an op-ed about noncitizen voting rights in San Jose. Entertainment News 9/20/2022The Mercury News 9/20/2022East Bay Times 9/20/2022 (This article was published in seven media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was cited in multiple articles about a National Labor Relations Board proposal to improve working conditions at companies nationwide. MarketWatch 9/19/2022Internet Cloning 9/19/2022Federal Register 9/13/2022

Alumnus Jonas Rivera was named vice president of film production at Pixar. Animation World Network 9/19/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was a panelist at a recent forum hosted by the Asian American Unity Coalition. American Bazaar 9/19/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Wei Ming Dariotis commented on a poll indicating that multiracial San Francisco residents have a higher level of dissatisfaction with city government. San Francisco Chronicle 9/18/2022

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Michael Schweikardt wrote an article about the addition of artificial intelligence to theatre design. The Theatre Times 9/17/2022

President of Berkeley City College Angélica Garcia, an alumna, received a Top Women of 2021 award. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education 9/18/2022

Alumna Thelma White was profiled in an article about her artwork that is on display at the Gold Country Artists Gallery in Placerville. Mountain Democrat 9/15/2022

Alumnus and retired Novato Police Captain Reginald Lyles was a guest on the television show “Mosaic.” Mosaic 9/11/2022

Enrollment numbers at SF State were discussed in an article about decreased enrollment in San Francisco colleges. The San Francisco Standard 9/19/2022

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John P. Monteverdi commented on the recent heat wave in San Francisco. Mission Local 9/16/2022

Alumnus Olton Rensch was interviewed about his new coffee shop, Tallio’s Coffee & Tea, which recently opened in San Francisco’s Bayview. Eater SF 9/15/2022

Alumna Sonja Garnett, a softball head coach for Saint Mary’s College, is being inducted into SF State’s Athletics Hall of Fame. Saint Mary’s College 9/14/2022

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SF State was mentioned in an article about the 25 best places to enjoy retirement. Forbes 9/16/2022

An article about environmental damage in Richardson Bay mentioned that SF State helped apply for a grant that will be used for eelgrass restoration. Marin Independent Journal 9/15/2022

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross was a presenter during a launch event for a study on American Jewish names. The American Israelite 9/15/2022

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-lee Chai was interviewed by alumna Shelby Hinte about her perspectives on creative writing. The Rumpus 9/14/2022

The mentorship of former faculty member and co-founder of the University’s Black studies program Sonia Sanchez was discussed in an article written by scholar and educator Peniel E. Joseph. Literary Hub 9/14/2022

Student Ava Hughes was interviewed about overcoming the bullying and discrimination she experienced at Paso Robles High after she came out. MSN 9/14/2022LGBTQNation 9/14/2022San Luis Obispo Tribune 9/13/2022 (The MSN article is a reprint of the LGBTQNation article.)

A study on the impact of the pandemic on Asian Americans co-authored by researchers at SF State was quoted in an article about the increase in anti-Asian violence. KMBC-TV 9/13/2022Vietname Explorer 9/13/2022CNN 3/22/2021 (This article was originally published 3/31/2021 by CNN. It was recently published by 10 media outlets.)

A USGS study that was co-authored by SF State researchers was mentioned in a story about the potential for an earthquake along the Rogers Creek fault. KSRO-AM 9/14/2022

SF State was mentioned in a roundup of CSUs included in the latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings. California State University News 9/13/2022

Professor of History Marc Stein wrote a column about Gay Studies in the 1970s. Perspectives on History 9/13/2022

SF State student Ava Hughes created an LGBTQ forum at her high school where she came out as gay after witnessing several anti-LGBTQ incidents. LGBTQ Nation 9/14/2022San Luis Obispo Tribune 9/14/2022

An incident of antisemitism at SF State was mentioned in a story about State Attorney General Rob Bonta joining Santa Clara county leaders in standing up against antisemitism. J Weekly 9/13/2022

A USGS study that was co-authored by SF State researchers was mentioned in a story about the potential for an earthquake along the Rogers Creek fault. The Press Democrat 9/13/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the performance of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in an article about a recent San Francisco Chronicle poll. San Francisco Chronicle 9/13/2022

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on a recent poll of San Francisco residents about unresolved issues with the city. San Francisco Chronicle 9/12/2022

Student Manmit Singh received the CSU’s 2022 Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. California State University News 9/12/2022

Alumna Janett Haas was name senior vice president for Forbes Insights. Forbes 9/13/2022

Professor of Biology Jonathon Stillman commented on the impact of heat on wildlife in an article about the influx of baby squirrels being taken to wildlife centers. The Willits 9/12/2022 (This article was originally published in nine news outlets.)

Lecturer for the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Emily Root was interviewed about being a Westfield Town Council candidate. Patch 9/12/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo commented on the annual Korean Chuseok festival held Saturday in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 9/11/2022deleciousfood.com 9/11/2022 (This article was originally published 9/11/2022 in The San Francisco Chronicle. There is a paywall associated with the originating site.)

Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Erik Peper discussed how improving posture can decrease the stress associated with working at a computer. Something You Should Know 9/10/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a prominent think tank’s decision to hire a law firm known for anti-union practices. Jezebel 9/9/2022

Alum Travis Meinolf was interviewed about starting the Meinolf Weaving School in San Anselmo, California. Marin Independent Journal 9/10/2022

Alumna Kelli-Ann Nakayama is the new chief development officer for the Japanese American National Museum. The Rafu Shimpo 9/9/2022

Alumna Breyana Brandt is the new Parks and Recreation director for the City of Napa. North Bay Business Journal 9/9/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about CSU Monterey Bay’s decision to lift its mask mandate. KSBW-TV 9/12/2022

An article about the first College Board-approved AP African American Studies classes mentioned the 1968 student strike at SF State. Good Black News 9/10/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about graduation gaps for Black students in the CSU. El Observador 9/9/2022 (This article was originally published 8/22/2022 by CALMatters.)

Assistant Professor of Management Ebru Ipek co-wrote an article about hiring refugees. The Conversation 9/8/2022 (This article was published in over 45 media outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln co-wrote an article about the Biden administration’s decision to end free COVID-19 resources in the fall. The Nation 9/9/2022

Fashion designer Tommy Bogo, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new collection. Los Angeles Times 9/9/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

SF State student Jessie Plascencia’s creative efforts to land a job with Pixar were discussed. California 18 9/8/2022

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education Evra Baldinger wrote an editorial about the teaching of math in San Francisco public schools. San Francisco Examiner 9/7/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on growing unionization efforts by employees in the North Bay. The Press Democrat 9/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed union organizations and labor rights in the U.S. The Scholars’ Circle 9/4/2022

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in a story about the success of the program at Sacramento State. KXJZ-FM 9/7/2022

An unnamed student was mentioned in an article about the difficulty students are facing with remedial courses in higher ed. EdSource 9/8/2022

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was profiled in an article about Indian women leading big organizations. Business Today 9/8/2022

A tweet by alumnus Michael J. Payton, founder and CEO of CSUITEMUSIC, LLC, about his educational success after receiving a scholarship through JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation was cited in an article about the foundation. Black Enterprise Magazine 9/7/2022

Alumna Breyana Brandt is the new director for Napa Parks and Recreation. Napa Valley Register 9/7/2022

Sonoma Valley artist Fred Parker, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about an upcoming exhibition. Sonoma Index-Tribune 9/7/2022

The School of Theatre & Dance’s latest production, “Paradox,” was previewed. Broadway World San Francisco 9/7/2022

SF State has lifted its indoor mask policy. Wild 94.9 9/6/2022; KFBK 9/6/2022; KGO 9/6/2022 (KFBK and KGO clips not available.)

SF State is part of a pilot program offering college students an unlimited Bay Area transit pass. Press Democrat 9/6/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk presented to the San Jose City Council during a discussion on non-citizen voting rights. Patch 9/6/2022

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s stint as an assistant football coach at SF State was mentioned in a column about Reid. Kileen Daily Herald 9/7/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk presented to the San Jose City Council during a discussion on non-citizen voting rights. SF Gate 9/6/2022

Professor Emeritus of Journalism Jon Funabiki was interviewed in “Paper Chase,” a documentary chronicling Japanese American media that was recently screened at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California. The Rafu Shimpo 9/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote multiple op-eds about the labor union movement in the U.S. The Hill 9/5/2022Daily Camera 9/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the anti-union tactics of Starbucks and Amazon. The Seattle Times 9/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about Starbucks Workers United and the growing union movement in the U.S. Jacobin 9/4/2022

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-lee Chai’s book “Tomorrow in Shanghai” was reviewed. Marin Magazine 9/2/2022

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in a story about the success of the program at Sacramento State. KRON-TV  9/6/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate coalition, co-founded by SF State Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, was discussed in an article about the increase in anti-Asian prejudice. India Currents 9/2/2022MSN 9/2/2022 (This article was originally published in India Currents. It was published in three media outlets.)

Educator Candice Price, an alumna, received an award from the Association for Women in Mathematics. The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 9/2/2022

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was profiled in multiple articles about the top 10 Indian CEOs. MSN 9/2/2022

Changes in SF State’s indoor face-covering policy were discussed. KRON-TV  9/5/2022

A study conducted by researchers at SF State about the dangers of high vehicle temperatures was discussed in an article about not leaving children alone in cars. The Orange County Register 9/2/2022 (This article was republished by 12 additional media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about labor union campaigns at large companies in the U.S. The Conversation 9/2/2022

Adjunct Professor of Biology William Cochlan was interviewed about his research on algal bloom in the San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Standard 9/1/2022

Vocalist and bassist for the punk band NOFX Mike Burkett, an alumnus, was interviewed about the band’s decision to break up. San Francisco Chronicle 9/1/2022

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson was quoted in an article about San Francisco’s General Plan. The San Francisco Standard 9/1/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how the Starbucks Workers United TikTok account is helping workers unionize. BNN Bloomberg 9/1/2022Fortune 9/1/2022

Professor of Art Jeffrey Downing was credited as an influential ceramic artist in an article about a Marin-based arts studio. PacificSun 8/31/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on Starbucks’ union-busting tactics in an article about an employee in Chicago who was allegedly fired for leading a push to unionize. Newsy 8/31/2022KTNV-TV 8/31/2022WSYM-TV 8/31/2022 (This article was originally published 8/31/2022 by Newsy. It was published by 40 news outlets.)

Glass artist Rob Stern, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about his most recent exhibit at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts located in Dania Beach, Florida. South Florida Sun Times 9/1/2022

Alumna Dayna Vickery was hired as a dual immersion teacher at Valley View Elementary School in Pleasanton, California. Pleasanton Weekly 8/30/2022

The late artist Carlos Villa’s participation in the 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in an article about his exhibitions at two major San Francisco institutions. 48 Hills 8/31/2022

An article about the first College Board-approved AP African American Studies classes mentioned the nation’s first Black Studies program, founded at SF State in 1969. The Boston Globe 8/31/2022 (This article was originally published 8/31/2022 by The New York Times. It has a paywall.)

An article about the first College Board-approved AP African American Studies classes mentioned the nation’s first Black Studies program, founded at SF State in 1969. The New York Times 8/31/2022

Associate Professor and Chair of the Creative Writing Department May-Lee Chai listed seven tips for short story writing. Writer’s Digest 8/31/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on workers’ renewed interest in union membership amid a national worker shortage. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette 8/31/2022

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an essay about returning the agricultural industry to its eco-friendly roots. The Press of Atlantic City 8/31/2022

Journalist and alumna Nina Parker was the subject of a profile. Louisville Mojo 8/30/2022

August

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-Lee Chai created and discussed a music playlist that relates to her book “Tomorrow in Shanghai.” Largehearted Boy 8/30/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on labor union campaigns at large companies in the U.S. The Washington Post 8/30/2022The Boston Globe 8/30/2022 (The Boston Globe article has a paywall.)

Adjunct Professor of Biology William Cochlan was interviewed about his research on algal bloom in the San Francisco Bay. SF Gate 8/29/2022

Student Adokor Swaniker discussed founding a chapter of Black Menaces, a movement started on TikTok by students at Brigham Young University. Inside Higher Ed 8/30/2022

Co-owner of Monarca Valley Floral Jennifer Flores, an alumna, was interviewed about going into business with her mother and making floral arrangements. The Press Democrat 8/29/2022

Alumna Wendy Lee Myatt is running for a seat on the Sonoma Valley Hospital board. Sonoma Index-Tribune 8/29/2022

Alumna Alex Oglesby was interviewed about her career in baseball and creating opportunities for young women to play the sport. Pacifica Tribune 8/24/2022

A study about homeless gay and transgender youth of color in San Francisco by Associate Professor of Sociology Jen Reck was cited in an article about how business owners in the Castro are responding to unhoused individuals in the neighborhood. SF Gate 8/29/2022

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how to be a better listener. Psychology Today 8/28/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on unionization of employees at a Chipotle in Lansing, Michigan. SF Gate 8/25/2022 (This article was originally published 8/25/2022 in The Washington Post.)

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about the value of eco-friendly practices in agriculture. The Meadville Tribune 8/27/2022 (This article was originally published 8/23/2022 in The Progressive Magazine.)

Assistant Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed her research on cephalopods in an article about advocacy to improve research standards for them. The New York Times 8/27/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature Teresa Pratt discussed whether or not Californians have an accent. KCRW Features 8/26/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on union campaigns at Amazon, Whole Foods and Starbucks. Bollyinside 8/26/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was cited in an article about studies of dreaming. The Atlantic 8/25/2022 (This article was published in seven media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on unionization of employees at a Chipotle in Lansing, Michigan. The Washington Post 8/25/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the successful unionization efforts of employees at two REI stores in California. Reuters 8/25/2022 (This article was published in 17 news outlets.)

Professor Emerita of Creative Writing and alumna Toni Mirosevich is the new poet laureate for Pacifica, California. Pacifica Tribune 8/24/2022

Executive Director of Streets Team Enterprises Gregory Nottage, an alumnus, was interviewed about how his nonprofit organization is creating full-time, paying transitional jobs for formerly unhoused individuals. Palo Alto 8/26/2022

Jasmine Djavahery, an intern with the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at SF State, discussed how the center’s podcast “Del Beh Del” influenced a rice-inspired art show. KQED 8/25/2022

A documentary by students Kaz Mendoza Rodriguez and Nathan Zavala was discussed. 48 Hills 8/25/2022

A San Mateo Office of Education’s pilot program that helped SF State graduate students obtain permits to be substitute teachers was discussed in an article about recruiting teachers in San Mateo County. San Mateo Daily Journal 8/26/2022

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about the value of eco-friendly practices in agriculture. MSN 8/25/2022The Progressive Magazine 8/23/2022 (This article was originally published 8/23/2022 in The Progressive Magazine. It was published in six media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed Amazon’s global anti-union efforts. The New Republic 8/25/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed union-busting efforts nationwide. Your Call 8/25/2022

Alumna Sarah Lenz was interviewed about her job patrolling and collecting data in the Peninsula Watershed. San Mateo Daily Journal 8/25/2022

Alumna Elizabeth Herron was interviewed about being selected as Sonoma County’s poet laureate. Sonoma County Gazette 8/25/2022

Alumna Karen Olsen-Dunn was quoted in an article about her exhibit at the Danville Village Theatre and Art Gallery. Danville San Ramon 8/25/2022

Alumnus Gary F. Bengier discussed his book “Unfettered Journey Appendices: Philosophical Explorations on Time, Ontology, and the Nature of Mind.” Think Future 8/24/2022

Alumna Danielle O’Brien was interviewed about being the interim principal for Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, California. The Almanac 8/24/2022

SF State was discussed in an article about the impact on San Francisco of President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. The San Francisco Standard 8/24/2022

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in an article about civil rights activism and inequity in the criminal justice system. Global Research 8/23/2022

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright’s book “The Four Pivots: Reimagining Justice, Reimagining Ourselves” will be read by a book group in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Klamath Falls Herald and News 8/23/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk discussed advocacy for non-citizen voting rights. San Jose Spotlight 8/23/2022The Bay; KTVU-TV 8/23/2022 (The Bay timestamp: 15:15. KTVU-TV clip not available.)

SF State student Jessie Plascencia was interviewed about her creative efforts to land a job with Pixar. Insider 8/24/2022

Alumnus Douglas M. Harris is running for the position of Area 7 Trustee for the Yuba Community College District Board. Lake County News 8/24/2022

SF State is the setting of a story in the new collection “Tell Me Pleasant Things about Immortality.” CBC 8/24/2022

Mark Cavagnero, founder of the firm that designed Marcus Hall, received a 2022 International Architect Award for the building from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture, in partnership with Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Archinet 8/23/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the death of Lili Xu, who was killed during an attempted robbery in Oakland this past weekend. San Francisco Chronicle 8/22/2022

Director of the Educational Opportunity Program Oscar Gardea discussed the benefits of the CSU’s Summer Bridge Program. California State University News 8/22/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the debate over providing safe injection sites for drug users. KQED 8/22/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the rise in labor union campaigns. Christian Science Monitor 8/22/2022

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed the history of LGBTQ+ activism in San Francisco in an article about Argentine activist Carlos Jáuregui. Télam 8/20/2022 (This article is in Spanish.)

Alumna Karla Soto was interviewed about her new role as a teacher and athletic director at Vincent Memorial Catholic High School in Calexico, California. Calexico Chronicle 8/22/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about graduation gaps for Black students in the CSU. Capital Public Radio 8/23/2022LAist 8/22/2022 (This article was originally published 8/22/2022 by CALMatters.)

SF State’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center was mentioned in an article about Hollings scholars who interned at the San Francisco Bay National Estuarian Research Reserve over the summer. NOAA 8/22/2022

Activism by SF State students that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies was discussed in an article about Japanese American history and Executive Order 9066, which resulted in internment camps. Daily Bruin 8/22/2022

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front was mentioned in an article about late artist Carlos Villa. Art Review 8/22/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about how universities are responding to police abolition movements. Z Magazine 8/22/2022Truthout 8/21/2022

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-Lee Chai’s book “Tomorrow in Shanghai” was reviewed. San Francisco Chronicle 8/22/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the fear Asian Americans are feeling with the surge of racist and anti-Asian violence sparked by the pandemic. China Daily 8/22/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the allegation that union organizers at a Starbucks in Anderson, South Carolina kidnapped their manager. The Daily Beast 8/19/2022MSN 8/19/2022 (This article was originally published in The Daily Beast. It was featured by five media outlets.)

Alumna Sam Busener wrote an op-ed about the importance of vaccinating your children. Times-Standard 8/19/2022

Alumnus Laurence Madrigal was interviewed about his short film “We Were Hyphy,” which explores the Bay Area music scene. El Observador 8/19/2022

Director of Housing Justice Initiatives at United Way Bay Area Kevin Jenkins, an alumnus, is a candidate for representative of Oakland City Council District 6. The Oaklandside 8/19/2022MSN 8/19/2022 (This article was originally published in The Oaklandside.)

SF State was mentioned in an article about graduation gaps for Black students in the CSU. CALMatters 8/22/2022 (This article was published in over 10 media outlets.)

SF State students will be part of BART’s global transit pass pilot program. Danville San Ramon 8/21/2022The Press Democrat 8/21/2022MSN 8/18/2022

University President Lynn Mahoney’s welcome to incoming students was quoted in a news segment about students returning to campus for the fall semester. KFBK Morning News 8/19/2022 (Clip not available.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the collective trauma Asian Americans are experiencing following a surge of racist and anti-Asian violence sparked by the pandemic. Xihua 8/19/2022South China Herald 8/19/2022White House News Times 8/19/2022 (This article was originally published by Xihua and was featured in over 20 media outlets.)

Professor of Psychology Kenneth Monteiro discussed graduation equity gaps in the CSU. CBS News Sacramento 8/18/2022CBS Bay Area 8/18/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán wrote an op-ed about research on animals and dreaming. The Scientist 8/15/2022

Political Science master’s student Cameron M. Whiteside wrote an article about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan. The Geopolitics 8/19/2022

Alumnus Evan Kidera, one of the founders of the Filipino-Mexican fusion food venture Señor Sisig, was mentioned in an article about the new Señor Sisig location at San Francisco’s Ferry Building. MSN 8/19/2022

Alumnus Verna McGowan was interviewed about her new Emeryville restaurant Calypso Rose Kitchen. Berkeleyside 8/19/2022

SF State students will be part of BART’s global transit pass pilot program. San Jose Inside 8/19/2022KALW 8/18/2022SiliconValley 8/18/2022

The city of San Francisco and SF State are discussing turning the campus’ Lot 25 into an RV park for families living in their vehicles. San Francisco Chronicle 8/18/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln wrote an article about the Biden administration’s response to the pandemic and Monkeypox. The Nation 8/18/2022

Hip-hop artist Damion Square, an alumnus, was interviewed about a showcase series he co-produced. The Press Democrat 8/18/2022

Artist Houyee Chow-Jiménez, an alumna, was interviewed about a pride mural she painted in San Jose. Metro Silicon Valley 8/17/2022

SF State students will be part of BART’s global transit pass pilot program. CBS Bay Area 8/17/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed Starbucks’ anti-union efforts in an article about employees protesting the termination of an organizer in Tonawanda, New York. Truthout 8/17/2022

Accordion player and composer Sam Reider, an alumnus, was interviewed about his collaboration with Venezuelan musician Jorge Glem. Mission Local 8/17/2022

Alumnus Michael J. Payton was interviewed about directing the documentary “The Murder Inc. Story,” which is now airing on the BET network. The New 93.3 8/16/2022Hot 95.1 8/16/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about a recent public forum in San Francisco’s Chinatown in response to the increase in hate crimes against Asians. San Francisco Chronicle 8/16/2022

Professor of Physics and Astronomy Adrienne Cool commented on the impact that wildfires are having on observatories. My Droll 8/16/2022

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Joseph Cassara reviewed three debut novels. The New York Times 8/16/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on union campaigns at Starbucks, Apple and Trader Joe’s. Retail TouchPoints 8/16/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley wrote an article about a plan to speed up the recruitment process for police officers. Police1 8/15/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on Starbucks’ request for an investigation of alleged misconduct during a union vote in Kansas. The New York Times 8/15/2022Reuters 8/15/2022 (This topic was covered by 13 media outlets.)

Author and alumna Cecile Pineda died Aug. 13. The Washington Post 8/15/2022SF Gate 8/15/2022 (This article was originally published 8/15/2022 in The Washington Post.)

SF State students will be part of BART’s global transit pass pilot program. BART 8/15/2022Climate Redwood City 8/15/2022

Alumna and former faculty member Elana Dykewomon, a writer and activist who died Aug. 7 from cancer, was remembered. San Francisco Examiner 8/14/2022The New York Times 8/13/2022The Boston Globe 8/13/2022 (The Boston Globe article has a paywall.)

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-Lee Chai wrote a review of Belinda Huijuan Tang’s debut novel, “A Map for the Missing.” The Seattle Times 8/12/2022Star Tribune 8/5/2022 (The Seattle Times article has a paywall.)

Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman commented on the potential of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris running for office in 2024. CBS News Bay Area 8/12/2022

Research by SF State was cited in an article about the health benefits of spending time in nature. Forbes 8/14/2022 (This article was published in 10 media outlets.)

General Manager for Sodexo dining at SF State HeeBong Hyun discussed how the dining team is promoting cultural traditions and student involvement with menu planning. Food Management 8/12/2022

Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts Carlos Barón wrote an article about traveling to Mexico to meet the artist who founded the Tapia Ediciones art gallery in Veracruz. El Tecolote 8/11/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán discussed his book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness.” Life Examined 8/5/2022

Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Betty Yu discussed bilingualism and language development in an article about one woman’s experience having a sibling with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Code Switch: Lost in Translation 8/3/2022 (Time stamp: 29:50)

Founder and CEO of CSUITEMUSIC, LLC Michael J. Payton, an alumnus, commented on his educational success after receiving a scholarship through JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation. Hip Hop DX 8/12/2022WYNN 106 3 8/12/2022

A study by researchers at SF State on the effects of having a creative hobby was referenced in an article. The Derrick 8/12/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about a California LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander group advocating for two state bills collectively called the No Place for Hate Campaign. Bay Area Reporter 8/11/2022

SF State appeared on a list of the best Executive MBA programs. University Business Online 8/10/2022

Professor Emerita of Journalism Yvonne Daley, who died Tuesday, was remembered. Rutland Herald 8/10/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee wrote an article about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan. News Pronto 8/10/2022 (This article was originally published 8/3/2022 in The Conversation.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Eric Pido discussed the growing representation of Filipino culture in an article about the new film “Easter Sunday.” Stamford Advocate 8/5/2022 (This article was originally published 8/4/2022 by the Associated Press.)

Alumna and former faculty member Elana Dykewomon, a writer and activist who died Aug. 7 from cancer, was remembered. J.Weekly 8/9/2022

Alumnus Fred Baptista was interviewed about the regional liquor import business he co-founded with alumna Young Jung. KQED 8/11/2022

Alumnus Jared Ledesma is the new curator of 20th century art and contemporary art for the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina. Yes! Weekly 8/11/2022

American video game director and scriptwriter Amy Hennig, an alumna, was profiled. Somag News 8/10/2022

SF State research on pheromones and attraction was mentioned in an article about pheromone perfume. Evie Magazine 8/11/2022

A “PBS NewsHour” report about Project Rebound, a program that originated at SF State and spread to several other CSU campuses, was discussed. The Crime Report 8/10/2022

Associate Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator discussed what makes a great summer on KQED’s “Forum.” KQED 8/9/2022

In the wake of several attacks against Muslim Americans, Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed how treating attackers with empathy can create more meaningful change. Christian Science Monitor 8/9/2022

Associate Professor of Art Michael Arcega was interviewed about his mobile sculpture the TNT Traysikel. 48 Hills 8/5/2022

Project Rebound, a program that originated at SF State and spread to several other CSU campuses, is making it easier for those leaving prison to earn degrees. PBS News Hour 8/9/2022

SF State alumnus Jim Wunderman was included in Capitol Weekly’s top 100 list of 2022. Capitol Weekly 8/10/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee was interviewed about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan. Morning Wave in Busan 8/9/2022

Professor and Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures Charles Egan discussed the life and accomplishments of Teruko “Terri” Hokoda, the first sansei (third-generation Japanese American) to win the title of queen at the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. The Rafu Shimpo 8/8/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Eric Pido discussed the growing representation of Filipino culture in an article about the new film “Easter Sunday.” The Sentinel 8/8/2022 (This article was originally published 8/4/2022 by the Associated Press. It was published in over 100 news outlets.)

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán commented on behavioral studies of spiders. Scientific American 8/8/2022 (This article was featured on eight media sites.)

Educator and artist Chris Wubbena, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new sculpture in Hannibal, Missouri. Muddy River News 8/8/2022

Alumna and former faculty member Elana Dykewomon, a writer and activist, died Sunday in Oakland. Orville Mercury-Register 8/8/2022The Mercury News 8/8/2022The Willits News 8/8/2022 (This obituary was featured in 19 news outlets.)

Alumnus Sasha Ostojic has joined the board of directors of the manufacturer Allison Transmission Holdings. Streetinsider 8/9/2022

Alumnus Adam Clark was sworn in as trustee for the El Dorado County Board of Education in Placerville, California. Mountain Democrat 8/8/2022

The 1968 student strike at SF State and student involvement in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz was discussed in an article about the Wiyot tribe’s efforts to reclaim its land in the Humboldt Bay region of California. Al Jazeera 8/6/2022

Lecturer of Public Health Ruby Turalba discussed the value of the Filipino language program at Bessie Carmichael School/Filipino Educational Center in San Francisco. Daily Kos 8/6/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on increasing reports of anti-Asian violence in an article remembering the victims of a 2012 attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. NPR News 8/6/2022 (This article was published by over 60 NPR-affiliated sites.)

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was interviewed about his book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness.” Life Examined 8/6/2022

Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Betty Yu discussed bilingualism and language development in an article about one woman’s experience having a sibling with Prader-Willi Syndrome. The California Report 8/5/2022 (This story was originally published 5/20/2022. It was rebroadcast 8/5/2022 on KPBS-FM.)

Student Tara Mata’s performance as the 2022 Spirit of Fiesta for the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara was mentioned in a news segment. KKFX-TV 8/7/2022 (Clip not available.)

Nursing student Carolina Wilson discussed participating in a summer nursing internship program in a story about the nursing shortage. KTVU-TV 8/6/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about research on helping transgender and gender-nonconforming people thrive. American Psychological Association 8/6/2022

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in an interview with the author of “The Murders That Made Us,” a history of violent crime in San Francisco. American History TV 8/6/2022 (This program originally aired 5/10/2022.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on union campaigns at Starbucks, Apple and Google. KNBC-TV 8/5/2022The Verve 8/5/2022 (The KNBC-TV story was published by four NBC-affiliated news outlets.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Eric Pido discussed the growing representation of Filipino culture in an article about the new film “Easter Sunday.” ABC News 8/4/2022KPIX-TV 8/4/2022 (This article was originally published 8/4/2022 by the Associated Press. It was published in over 100 news outlets.)

SF State student Jessie Plascencia was interviewed about her creative efforts to land a job with Pixar. BuzzFeed 8/4/2022Yahoo! 8/4/2022(This article was originally published by BuzzFeed.)

SF State was mentioned in an article about America’s top film schools. The Hollywood Reporter 8/5/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee wrote an article about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan. The Conversation 8/3/2022Asian Times 8/3/2022International Business Times 8/3/2022 (This article was originally published in The Conversation. It was featured in 11 media outlets.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Eric Pido discussed the growing representation of Filipino culture in an article about the new film “Easter Sunday.” San Francisco Chronicle 8/4/2022Associated Press 8/4/2022The Seattle Times 8/4/2022 (This Associated Press article was published by three additional news outlets.)

Former vice mayor of Colma, California, Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez, an alumna, died Tuesday from ovarian cancer. KPIX-TV 8/3/2022KRON-TV 8/3/2022

Director of Career Success at the University of San Francisco Ellen Kelly, an alumna, discussed her experience with abortion and miscarriage. American Magazine 8/3/2022

Alumna Michelle Withrow is the new school psychologist for Dunbar Elementary School in Sonoma, California. Sonoma Index-Tribune 8/3/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a union campaign at an Apple retail store in Towson, Maryland. The Verge 8/3/2022Polish News 8/3/2022 (This article was originally published in The Verge.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed how a surge of racist and anti-Asian violence sparked by the pandemic highlights the need for Asian-American studies curricula in schools. El Mercurio de Chile 8/2/2022

Student Tara Mata was interviewed about being selected as the 2022 Spirit of Fiesta for the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara News-Press 8/3/2022KEYT 8/2/2022

Alumna Lauren George was interviewed about traveling to Ghana as part of the Amos C. Brown Fellowship program, a partnership between the NAACP and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Deseret News 8/2/2022

Winemaker and alumnus Dick Schultz was interviewed about his wine, which was selected as wine of the week. The Press Democrat 8/2/2022

SF State is on MovieMaker's 2022 list of the 40 Best Film Schools in the U.S. and Canada. Santa Monica Mirror 8/3/2022

The Comic Studies program at SF State was referenced in a study on the acoustics associated with comics, interactive web pages and arcade video games. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 8/2/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed how a surge of racist and anti-Asian violence sparked by the pandemic highlights the need for Asian American studies curricula in schools. China Daily 8/2/2022

Alumna Lauren George was interviewed about traveling to Ghana as part of the Amos C. Brown Fellowship program, a partnership between the NAACP and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Salt Lake Tribune 8/2/2022

Educator and artist Chris Wubbena, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new sculpture in Hannibal, Missouri. KHQA 8/1/2022

Actor and alumnus John Balma was profiled in an article about his role in the television show “Parks and Recreation.” Looper 8/1/2022MSN 8/1/2022Vietnam Explorer 8/1/2022 (This article was originally published 8/1/2022 by Looper.)

Alumna Lisa Doran rejoined the board of directors for Marin Humane. North Bay Business Journal 8/1/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about a California LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander group advocating for two state bills collectively called the No Place for Hate Campaign. Bay Area Reporter 8/1/2022

Cephalopod research by Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was referenced in an article about the ethics of using insects for research. The Atlantic 7/30/2022

A fatal shark attack at Baker Beach that claimed the life of SF State student Albert Kogler Jr. in 1959 was discussed in an article about shark attacks in the Bay Area. KRON-TV 7/30/2022

Alumnus Scott Thompson discussed the career-inspiring advice he received from an acting teacher at SF State. Insurance NewsNet Magazine 8/1/2022

Alumna Hilda Swartz, a market manager in Sonoma County, was profiled. Sonoma Valley Sun 8/1/2022

An obituary for NBA legend Bill Russell mentions that he befriended former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown Jr. when Brown was a student at SF State. KTVU 7/31/2022

Immigration advocate and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, an alumnus, commented on being appointed to the CSU Board of Trustees. Asian Journal 7/29/2022

Alumna Manijeh Fata commented on her appointment as the executive director of the San Francisco Film Commission. San Francisco Chronicle 7/29/2022

SF State research on the digital metabolism tracker Lumen was cited in an article reviewing the product. Tom’s Guide 7/30/2022

July

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union efforts at Apple. Tech Visibility 7/29/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on commented on the anti-union tactics of Amazon in a news segment about a facility in Southern California. KNX-AM 7/28/2022 (Clip not available.)

Student Ryan Winter, who is president of Gaming Gators, discussed being involved in college esports. KQED 7/28/2022

Founder of Secession Art and Design Eden Stein, an alumna, discussed opening a gallery in San Francisco’s Mission/Bernal Heights area. Storied San Francisco 7/28/2022

SF State was listed on MovieMaker's 40 Best Film Schools in the U.S. and Canada of 2022. San Monica Observer 7/29/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the collective trauma Asian Americans are experiencing following a surge of racist and anti-Asian violence sparked by the pandemic. People’s Daily Online 7/28/2022China Daily 7/28/2022

Lecturer for Latina/Latino Studies and History John Ulloa discussed the impact of cruising bans on Latinx communities in California on an episode of “All Things Considered.” KQED-FM 7/28/2022 (Clip not available through the KQED website. This story originally aired 7/15/2022 on NPR.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a union campaign at an Apple retail store in Towson, Maryland. Wired 7/28/2022

Alumnus Vincent Shilling discussed how the passing of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and the Indian Arts and Crafts Act in 1990 impacted Indigenous culture in the U.S. Native America Calling 7/27/2022

Alumna Tsering Wangmo Dhompa will be a judge for the annual Bucks County Poet Laureate contest in Pennsylvania. Bucks County Herald 7/28/2022

Professor Emerita Carel Bertram was a guest lecturer for a Columbia University seminar series focused on the role of arts and memory in the aftermath of the Armenian genocide. The Armenian Weekly 7/26/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán discussed his book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness.” KRON-TV 7/26/2022

Cephalopod research by Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was referenced in an article about the ethics of using insects for research. Popular Science 7/26/2022

Educator and comedian Gina Stahl-Haven, an alumna, was profiled. MEAWW 7/26/2022

Artist Lisa Issenberg, an alumna, was profiled. Telluride Magazine 7/26/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on a recent report that found that 19 U.S. teach some form of Asian American Studies. AsAm News 7/25/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the Stop AAPI Hate website were mentioned in an article about how Asian American Christians are responding to anti-Asian violence. Patheos 7/25/2022

Student Cierra McNeely reacted to the death of her friend and fellow SF State student Bubacarr Kora, who was killed in a car crash July 4. Berkeleyside 7/25/2022 (This article was originally published 7/21/2022 by The Tribune.)

Alumna Kate Anderson was appointed county surveyor by San Francisco Public Works. San Francisco Examiner 7/25/2022

An article about the most employable bachelor’s degrees mentions SF State chemistry majors as some of the highest paid graduates. Northern Kentucky Tribune 7/25/2022

Associate Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator wrote an essay about the 4DX theater experience and the hope that it will drive movie-goers back to theaters. The Washington Post 7/22/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the increased number of anti-Asian incidents reported to the Stop AAPI Hate website in an article about the need for better ethnic studies programming in schools. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education 7/22/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the increased number of anti-Asian incidents reported to the Stop AAPI Hate website during a recent lecture held at Cultural Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown. KCBS-AM 7/22/2022 (Clip not available.)

Associate Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Jennifer Daubenmier commented on the health benefits of eating mindfully. U.S. News & World Report 7/22/2022

Director of the Family Acceptance Project at SF State Caitlin Ryan discussed how families can support their LGBTQ children. Dallas Voice 7/22/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the anti-union tactics of Starbucks and Chipotle. Vigour Times 7/22/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about a student housing project at San Jose State University that was not approved for an affordable housing grant. San José Spotlight 7/21/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the increased number of anti-Asian incidents reported to the Stop AAPI Hate website. AsAm News 7/21/2022NBC News 7/20/2022

Faculty member with the College of Extended Learning Abram Ray Jackson was recently appointed to be the director of interpretation for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF). Il Giornale dell’Arte 7/21/2022 (This article is in Italian.)

Lecturer of Nursing Larry Vitale was quoted in an article about San Quentin’s T.R.U.S.T. accountability program. San Quentin News 7/21/2022

Research by Associate Dean of the College of Liberal & Creative Arts Susan Shimanoff was cited in an article about the role emotions play in romantic relationships. Aeon Magazine 7/21/2022

Student Cierra McNeely discussed how fellow student Bubacarr Kora, who died July 4, inspired her. The Tribune 7/21/2022AOL 7/21/2022 (This article was originally published in The Tribune.)

Alumna Veola L. O’Neil celebrated her 100th birthday July 9. Los Angeles Sentinel 7/21/2022Digitpatrox 7/21/2022

Glass artist Rob Stern, an alumnus, is a glassblowing contestant for the Netflix reality series “Blown Away.” Sportskeeda 7/21/2022

Alumna Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez was interviewed about retiring from her seat as vice mayor of Colma, California. San Mateo Daily Journal 7/21/2022CBS News 7/20/2022SFGate 7/20/2022

Alumnus Davide Lupinetti received an independent film award at the Corto di Sera Festival in Messina, Italy, for his short film “Nautilus.” Ekuonews.it 7/21/2022Abruzzo Cityrumors 7/21/2022 (These articles are in Italian.)

Alumna Jessica Bovert, a textile artist, discussed using yarn made from alpaca wool to weave items. Monterey County Weekly 7/21/2022

An SF State study on vehicle temperatures was cited in an article about a Georgia woman who was charged with animal cruelty following the death of a dog left in a hot car. Rockdale Citizen 7/21/2022

According to data from the U.S. Department of Education, chemistry majors from SF State are among the highest paid graduates from a public institution. ValueWalk 7/20/2022

SF State was listed among the top colleges for business majors. Money 7/5/2022

Professor of Creative Writing Michelle Carter discussed how having an abortion impacted her life and career in an editorial about Bay Area artists who have a shared experience. San Francisco Chronicle 7/20/2022

Alumna Susana González, the Europe, Middle East and Africa president of Rockwell Automation, Inc., was appointed to the Board of Directors for international health care company Grifols. Process and Control Today 7/20/2022

Alumna Elizabeth Herron of Graton was named Sonoma County’s poet laureate. Press Democrat 7/20/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley co-wrote an article about how law enforcement training can be adapted to suit the learning styles of today’s recruits. Police1 7/19/2022

Students Eche Okeke, Jacob Huyhn, Jalen Flanagan, Michael Robinson and Sean Orr received the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court recognition. Virginia Tech Athletics 7/19/2022

Alumnus Jayden Sangha was interviewed as part of a series about young professionals on the fast track. Comstock’s Magazine 7/18/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán’s book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness” was reviewed. The Atlantic 7/18/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith discussed the potential of Democrats losing the House and Senate in the mid-terms. Big League Politics 7/17/2022

Coach Jason Welch was interviewed about a youth wrestling camp he held earlier this month. Tahoe Daily Tribune 7/17/2022

An article written by Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was cited in an article about union campaigns at Amazon facilities nationwide. Tribune Content Agency 7/16/2022

Lecturer for Latinx Studies and History John Ulloa discussed the impact of cruising bans on Latinx communities in California on an episode of “All Things Considered.” NPR 7/15/2022WPSU-FM 7/15/2022 (This episode aired on over 25 NPR-affiliated radio stations.)

Alumna Judy Juanita was interviewed about the recent launch of her new book. SF Gate 7/17/2022

In late June, Lecturer for Race and Resistance Studies Phil Klasky participated in a panel discussion titled “Indigenous Perspectives of the Mojave Desert” as part of the Mojave Project webinar series. Calhum 7/15/2022

Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Arthur Asa Berger discussed the popularity of the Minions characters. Vice 7/15/2022

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto commented on cultural stigmas associated with physical and mental health care. The Wire 7/15/2022

Associate Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley discussed the benefits of Virtual Reality games for physical fitness in multiple articles. Everyday Health 7/15/2022Everyday Health 7/15/2022

Head Coach for Baylor University Dave Aranda discussed reading Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright’s book “The Four Pivots: Reimagining Justice, Reimagining Ourselves.” Houston Chronicle 7/13/2022San Antonio Express-News 7/13/2022 (The San Antonio Express-News article has a paywall.)

Student Annmarie Wong discussed how she is using TikTok to encourage other students to take public transportation or walk to get around San Francisco. Bloomberg 7/15/2022

Student Nyah Hawkins was interviewed about participating in the Tevis Cup Ride, a 100-mile horse race from Lake Tahoe to Auburn. Oroville Mercury-Register 7/14/2022

Alumna Theresa E. Gonzales discussed how she turned her consulting work into a successful business on the “Smart Money” podcast. NerdWallet 7/14/2022 (This podcast was featured in 71 media outlets.)

Photographer Joe Ramos, an alumnus, was interviewed about his latest exhibit. Salinas Valley Tribune 7/14/2022

The Long Beach City Council recently appointed alumna Jasmine Esparza to serve a two-year term on the Long Beach Community Investment Company board. Signal Tribune 7/13/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the new wave of union organizing led by Amazon warehouse workers. Quartz 7/13/2022

Professor Emeritus Robert C. Smith commented on how the National Black Political Convention has affected American culture. Black News Channel 7/12/2022 (Clip not available online.)

SF State research into the psychological harm caused by conversion therapy was mentioned in an article about the link between conversion therapy and suicide among LGBTQ youth. NBC4 7/13/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed how the pandemic highlighted the history of anti-Asian violence in the U.S. on an episode of the podcast “Divided States: Efforts to Pull Together When Things Fall Apart.” WJCT-FM 7/10/2022 (Clip not available.)

Alumnus Bonta Hill was interviewed about being a sports broadcaster. Barrett Sports Media 7/12/2022

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Amy Sueyoshi commented on the recent raising of a pride flag in San Francisco’s Japantown. Nichi Bei 7/7/2022

Efforts by the 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front to implement ethnic studies programs at the University were discussed on an episode of the podcast “Divided States: Efforts to Pull Together When Things Fall Apart.” WJCT-FM 7/10/2022 (Clip not available.)

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in an op-ed about California’s ban on state-funded travel to some states. Los Angeles Times 7/10/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the increase of anti-Asian violence in a news segment about a recent road rage incident in Portland, Oregon. KOIN 6 News 7/9/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s selection for interim district attorney. San Francisco Chronicle 7/7/2022Fifth & Mission 7/7/2022

Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman about the benefits of having a creative hobby was mentioned in a segment of the “John Tesh: Intelligence for Your Life” radio program. KPLA-FM 7/7/2022 (Clip not available.)

Alumna Anne Breckenridge Dorsey wrote an op-ed about the recent turnover of Roe v. Wade. Marin Independent Journal 7/7/2022

Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer was interviewed about her new role as interim executive director of the Estuary & Ocean Science Center. The Ark 6/29/2022

Alumnus Harry Glorikian was interviewed about his new book “The Future You: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Help You Get Healthier, Stress Less, and Live Longer.” Business Hilights 7/7/2022

Author and alumna Barbara Graham was interviewed about her debut novel. Marin Independent Journal 7/7/2022

Powerlifting champion Jim Gallagher, an alumnus, was interviewed about his life and career. Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon 7/6/2022

Research by Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was referenced in an article about support for ranked-choice voting in Pennsylvania. City and State Pennsylvania 7/5/2022

An article by Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was cited in an article about a strike by employees at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. San Antonio Express-News 7/5/2022

Director of Athletics Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins will serve on the Board of Directors for the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association. WHKY 7/4/2022

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was profiled in multiple articles about successful self-made American women. Silicon India 7/5/2022The American Bazaar 7/6/2022Women Entrepreneur 7/6/2022 (This topic was covered by eight media outlets.)

Alumnus Ray McClintock is the new assistant principal at Petaluma Junior High School. Petaluma Argus-Courier 7/5/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith discussed five U.S. presidents who created policies that were detrimental to Black Americans. Daily Magazine 7/4/2022The Madison Leader Gazette 7/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how Jennifer Abruzzo, the National Labor Relations Board’s top prosecutor, could help improve labor policies. Associated Press 7/4/2022ABC News 7/4/2022 (This article was originally published 6/27/2022 by the Associated Press. It was revised 7/4/2022 and has been featured in over 200 news outlets.)

Lecturer for Latinx Studies and History John Ulloa commented on San Jose’s decision to cancel a proposed policy that would ban lowrider cruising in the city. SFGate 7/3/2022KPIX-TV 7/3/2022San Jose Spotlight 7/1/2022 (This article featured in SFGate was originally published 7/1/22 in San Jose Spotlight.)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Instructor Andrew Fraknoi discussed upcoming celestial events on episodes of KQED’s “Forum” and KGO-AM’s “The Pat Thurston Show.” KQED-FM 7/1/2022; KGO-AM 7/1/2022 (The KGO-AM clip is not available online.)

Alumnus Jeffrey McMeans discussed meeting Jimi Hendrix before his historic 1967 free concert in San Francisco’s Panhandle. SF Gate 7/5/2022

Alumna Emma Wakefield participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating her mural in honor of essential workers.  Lake County Record-Bee 7/2/2022

Artist and alumna Irene Poon was interviewed about her photography exhibit at SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery. San Francisco Chronicle 7/1/2022

A Filipino cultural program co-founded by SF State and Longfellow Elementary School was discussed in an article about local educators working to preserve the program. KQED-FM 7/1/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith discussed five U.S. presidents who created policies that were detrimental to Black Americans. Daily Magazine 7/4/2022The Madison Leader Gazette 7/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how Jennifer Abruzzo, the National Labor Relations Board’s top prosecutor, could help improve labor policies. Associated Press 7/4/2022ABC News 7/4/2022 (This article was originally published 6/27/2022 by the Associated Press. It was revised 7/4/2022 and has been featured in over 200 news outlets.)

Lecturer for Latinx Studies and History John Ulloa commented on San Jose’s decision to cancel a proposed policy that would ban lowrider cruising in the city. SFGate 7/3/2022KPIX-TV 7/3/2022San Jose Spotlight 7/1/2022 (This article featured in SFGate was originally published 7/1/22 in San Jose Spotlight.)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Instructor Andrew Fraknoi discussed upcoming celestial events on episodes of KQED’s “Forum” and KGO-AM’s “The Pat Thurston Show.” KQED-FM 7/1/2022; KGO-AM 7/1/2022 (The KGO-AM clip is not available online.)

Alumnus Jeffrey McMeans discussed meeting Jimi Hendrix before his historic 1967 free concert in San Francisco’s Panhandle. SF Gate 7/5/2022

Alumna Emma Wakefield participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating her mural in honor of essential workers.  Lake County Record-Bee 7/2/2022

Artist and alumna Irene Poon was interviewed about her photography exhibit at SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery. San Francisco Chronicle 7/1/2022

A Filipino cultural program co-founded by SF State and Longfellow Elementary School was discussed in an article about local educators working to preserve the program. KQED-FM 7/1/2022

Photography by alumna and former staff member Irene Poon is featured at Fine Arts Gallery, capturing “small, inconsequential but beautiful moments” in Chinatown in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 7/1/2022

Study by Biology Associate Professor Scott Roy explores the evolution of fatherless male insects. Phys-Org 7/1/2022Swift Telecast 7/1/2022

Geology Professor Mary Leech discussed her research on high-pressure eclogite, a type of rock. Eos 7/1/2022

Criminal Justice Lecturer Daniel Macallair discussed a former asylum for teenage girls in San Francisco. Mission Local 7/1/2022

Associate Professor of Anthropology Dawn-Elissa Fischer discussed hip-hop artists who have addressed abortion with thoughtfulness and nuance. KQED-FM 6/30/2022

Host John Tesh cited SF State faculty research on connections between posture and mental health. The John Tesh Radio Show 6/30/2022 (Clip not available online)

June

Management Professor Emeritus John Sullivan discusses best practices for employee onboarding. Onsite Installer 6/30/2022

The Fine Arts Gallery wins an $80,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. ArtForum 6/29/2022

SF State’s Science and Engineering Innovation Center is featured. Tradeline 6/29/2022

Former San Francisco police officer Art Conger, a graduate of the History Department, is featured for a Ming Dynasty artifact that he found during his college years. The Spokesman Review 6/29/2022

The daughter of artist Emmanuel “Manny” Doublin Sr. attended SF State. Palm Springs Life 6/29/2022

Television actor Mary T. Mara, an alumna, died Sunday. The New York Times 6/29/2022Westside People 6/29/2022The South African 6/29/2022365NewsX 6/29/2022

Political Science Associate Professor Jason McDaniel comments on the prospects of Chesa Boudin running for San Francisco district attorney again. San Francisco Chronicle 6/28/2022

Rachel Chen, a Ph.D. student in Special Education, discusses societal acceptance of people with autism. Rice Media/MSN 6/27/2022

A Connecticut library displays drawings by alum Gail Jacobson. Stamford Advocate 6/27/2022

Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan is featured among “Women We Love 2022.” Go Magazine 6/23/2022

Teresa Gray, associate professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, co-writes an article on creating safe spaces for Black adults with aphasia. The ASHA Leader 6/13/2022

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed the Stonewall riots and the history of LGBTQ activism. CBS News 6/28/2022

Actor Mary T. Mara, an alumna, died Sunday. United Press International 6/28/2022PopCulture 6/28/2022Newsweek 6/28/2022

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Michelle Roberti discussed how the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will impact women’s rights in the U.S. Today Explained 6/27/2022KCBS-AM 6/27/2022 (Roberti is featured on the “Trigger Bans” segment of the “Today Explained” podcast.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the call for administrative action at the University of Wisconsin at Madison after an international student from China was attacked. Inside Higher Ed 6/27/2022

Television actor Mary T. Mara, an alumna, died Sunday. NBC News 6/27/2022People 6/27/2022USA Today 6/27/2022 (This topic was covered by over 140 news outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Michelle Roberti commented on a proposed plan to amend California’s constitution to support abortion rights. The New York Times 6/27/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the impact overturning Roe v. Wade could have on the upcoming election. KTVU-TV 6/27/2022 (Clip not available.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how Jennifer Abruzzo, the National Labor Relations Board’s top prosecutor, could help improve labor policies. Associated Press 6/27/2022 (This article was published in over 150 news outlets.)

Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi commented in an article on the history of the Pride Parade in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 6/24/2022

Alumnus Delbert Bump was interviewed about his participation in the Nut Tree Plaza Summer Music Concert Series in Vacaville. The Reporter 6/24/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the San Francisco school board’s decision to change admissions requirements for Lowell High School. The New York Times 6/24/2022

Efforts by the 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front to implement ethnic studies programs at the University were discussed in an article about ethnic studies curricula for K-12 students in California. New Voices 6/23/2022

Incoming Provost Amy Sueyoshi discussed the importance of learning LGBTQ history in two radio segments. KBCS 6/18/2022KCBS 6/18/2022

Professor Emerita of Geography and Environment Barbara Holzman has been added to the board of trustees for the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara News-Press 6/23/2022

Alumnus Bob Gómez was interviewed about being a poet laureate. Monterey County Weekly 6/23/2022

Alumnus Darnell Kenebrew discussed how to become a mobile app developer. ZDNet 6/23/2022

Alumnus Ben Yang (aka Ben Baller) was profiled. New Business Herald 6/23/2022

Alumnus Charles Hall, who invented the waterbed as a student at SF State, was mentioned in review of the book “Was im Bett geschah: Eine horizontale Geschichte der Menschheit” (translation:“What happened in bed: A horizontal history of mankind”). Deutschlandfunk Kultur 6/23/2022 (This article is in German.)

The 1968 student strike was mentioned in an article about a new exhibit by contemporary artist Hồng-Ân Trương. The Charlotte Observer 6/23/2022

An SF State study on the impact of wetlands on smelt populations is one of several studies to receive new funding from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. California Department of Wildlife 6/23/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an op-ed about union campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon. Press of Atlantic City 6/20/2022

Owner of Legend Communications Aldane Walters, an alumnus, was interviewed about his journey to success. The Gleaner 6/22/2022

Poet, rapper and educator Malik Ameer Crumpler, an alumnus, was interviewed. PopMatters 6/22/2022

Alumna Suchiraphon McKeithen-Polish was appointed to the Macomb County Board of Commissioners in Macomb, Michigan. Macomb Daily 6/22/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Research on punctuality by alumna Diana Delonzor was cited in an article about time management. The Independent Singapore 6/22/2022

Professor of History Marc Stein was quoted in an article about Gene Ulrich, the  first openly gay mayor in the U.S. Los Angeles Times 6/21/2022

Professor Emerita of Geography and Environment Barbara Holzman has been added to the board of trustees for the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Noozhawk 6/20/2022

Alumnus Hussein Abukhdeir was interviewed about opening a new branch of his family-owned restaurant Heart of Jerusalem Café in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado Springs Gazette 6/21/2022

Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson was referenced in an article about the relationship between the Grateful Dead and the Hells Angels. SF Gate 6/20/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a union campaign at an Apple retail store in Towson, Maryland. Associated Press 6/19/2022Time 6/19/2022KPIX-TV 6/19/2022 (This article was originally published by the Associated Press. It was featured in over 200 media outlets.)

Student Miguel Venegas, who is a special education assistant braille transcriber for the Stockton Unified School District, discussed advocating for blind students with the Stockton Blind Alliance. Record Online 6/19/2022

Alumnus Kawano Koichi recently launched TodoiF, a streaming platform for Japanese independent films. Variety 6/17/2022SF Gate 6/17/2022The Hour 6/17/2022 (This article was published in 17 media outlets.)

Wood sculptor Vince Skelly, an alumnus, was interviewed about his first art show. Claremont Courier 6/16/2022

The Poetry Center at SF State was mentioned in an article about poet Thom Gunn. The New Republic 6/17/2022

SF State tennis courts were used for the United States Gay Open, one of the longest-running LGBTQ+ tennis tournaments. USTA 6/17/2022

The Max Kirkeberg Collection at SF State was cited in an article about the sale of one of San Francisco’s “Painted Ladies.” Insider 6/16/2022MSN 6/16/2022 (This article was originally published by Insider. It was published in three media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about union campaigns at Starbucks. Columbia Missourian 6/16/2022

Late artist Carlos Villa’s participation with the 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front was discussed. San Francisco Chronicle 6/16/2022

Associate Professor of Journalism Cristina Azocar discussed the lack of federal recognition for Indigenous tribes from the Bay Area. KALW 6/15/2022

Activist, actor and alum Danny Glover was profiled in an article about famous Black actors. The Shabab 6/15/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about labor union campaigns at Amazon and Starbucks. The Guardian 6/14/2022

Assistant Professor of Counseling Elif Balin discussed how work visas and education visas vary and what impact they have on international students. The Chronicles of Higher Education 6/13/2022

Alumna Nina Lacour was interviewed about writing her first book, “Yerba Buena.” Ceng News 6/13/2022

SF State was listed among the top 10 California colleges with special education teaching program. University.com 2/28/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about labor union campaigns at Starbucks. The Conversation 6/13/2022The Hour 6/13/2022 (This article was originally published in The Conversation. It was published in five media outlets.)

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley was a panelist for a roundtable discussion on improving police officer morale. Police 1 6/13/2022

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about corporate control over the food supply in the U.S. Truthout 6/12/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David Peña-Guzmán wrote an article about his new book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness.” Aeon 6/7/2022

Student Leticia Luna will be doing a summer internship with the San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco Chronicle 6/13/2022

Alumna Thienna Ho was interviewed about her new book on skin care. Recently Heard 6/12/2022

The future of SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center was discussed. Marin Independent Journal 6/12/2022

Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature Teresa Christine Pratt was interviewed about whether or not Californians have an accent. KRON 4 6/10/2022KTLA-TV 6/10/2022MSN 6/10/2022 (This article was featured in seven media outlets.)

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee discussed the recall of San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on podcast “Bloomberg Law.” Bloomberg Radio Network 6/9/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi spoke during a May 25 demonstration in New York. Norwood News 6/9/2022

Alum Jack Weinstock was interviewed about their role in Circus Bella's new show, "Flip * Flop * Fly." J.Weekly 6/10/2022

Artist Daniel Acosta, an alumnus, was interviewed about his recent participation in an art show to benefit young artists. KRON-TV 6/10/2022

Alumnus Noah Arroyo will be a part of SFNext initiative, a new local journalism project. San Francisco Chronicle 6/10/2022        

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David Peña-Guzmán was interviewed about his new book “When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness.” Vice 6/9/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s strategy to balance responsibilities following the recall campaign against the city’s District Attorney Chesa Boudin. San Francisco Chronicle 6/8/2022 ; KPIX-TV 6/8/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel’s comments about the recall campaign against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin were mentioned in a political news roundup article. Daily Kos 6/9/2022

Alumna Nikki Lastretyo was interviewed about working in the cannabis industry. Weed World Magazine 6/8/2022

A quilt commemorating those from SF State who were lost to HIV/AIDS will be part of a 35th-anniversary AIDS Memorial Quilt display. San Francisco Bay Times 6/9/2022

SF State’s Gator Pass was mentioned in an article about BART’s plan to offer 50 percent off rides in September. KRON-TV 6/8/2022

Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement Mia Reisweber discussed military child care on the podcast “The Spouse Angle.” Military Times 6/8/2022Navy Times 6/8/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee discussed the recall of San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. New York Times 6/8/2022 (This article was published by six media outlets.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in multiple articles about the recall campaign against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. KPIX-TV 6/8/2022San Francisco Chronicle 6/8/2022; Vox 6/7/2022 (This topic was covered by six media outlets.)

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk was quoted in an article about a lawsuit filed against New York City over its decision to allow non-citizens to vote. City & State New York 6/7/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed voter engagement for the primary elections. SF Gate 6/7/2022KPIX-TV 6/7/2022

Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson was interviewed about his new book “Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo.” CBS News 6/2/2022

Alumnus Shawn Hyer was interviewed about opening a new restaurant in Vermont. Burlington Free Press 6/8/2022

Alumnus Steven Steward will become superior court judge for Humboldt County. North Coast Journal 6/7/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in multiple articles about the recall campaign against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. Associated Press 6/7/2022The Washington Post 6/6/2022; The Daily Caller 6/6/2022 (The Associated Press article was published by over 150 media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the history of union-busting. Z Magazine 6/7/2022

Assistant Professor of Journalism Joshua Davis wrote an op-ed about the campaign to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. The Washington Post 6/6/2022

Alumnus Howard Marks was interviewed about taking on the position of director for the Ector County Library in Odessa, Texas. Odessa American 6/6/2022

SF State was listed among four universities in the U.S. that offer “Star Wars” courses. Study International 6/6/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon commented on the recall campaign against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. San Francisco Chronicle 6/5/2022

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on software company founder Dan O’Dowd’s candidacy for the U.S. Senate. KPIX-TV 6/4/2022

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi spoke during a May 25 demonstration. The Riverdale Press 6/3/2022

Alumnus Javier Vicuna was interviewed about being the Multicultural Center of Marin’s studio coordinator. Marin Independent Journal 6/4/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Alumnus Laurence Madrigal was interviewed about his short film “We Were Hyphy,” which explores the Bay Area music scene. SFGate 6/4/2022

Educator and writer Ronald Barker, an alumnus, was a guest on the podcast “The Soul of Enterprise.” eGreenews 6/3/2022VoiceAmerica 6/3/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about growing interest in labor unions in the U.S. The Day 6/2/2022 (This article was originally published 5/27/2022 by The Korean Herald.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about union campaigns by Starbucks employees. Restaurant Dive 6/3/2022Truthout 5/30/2022

Transgender activist Honey Mahogany, an alumna, is running for San Francisco’s District 6 supervisor seat. KTVU 6/2/2022

Late alumnus Sanford “Sandy” Kosman was profiled in an article about his work designing high-performance chassis and wheels for racing motorcycles. San Francisco Chronicle 6/3/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about an increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in New York. The Evening Tribune 6/1/2022Star Gazette 6/1/2022Observer-Dispatch 6/1/2022 (This article was published in 11 news outlets.)

Professor of History Marc Stein was interviewed about his work documenting LGBTQ+ history. Public Seminar 6/1/2022

Students Jade Alexander and Alec Shelton were honored by the Ubuntu Scholars Program. InMenlo 6/1/2022

Student Sabreen Imtair commented on his participation in a rally protesting the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Post News Group 5/27/2022

Rabbi Susan Grossman, an alumna, was interviewed about retiring. Baltimore Jewish Times 6/1/2022

Alumna Mary Ann Rodgers was interviewed about a play she’s directing for Berkeley’s Shotgun Players. Marin Independent Journal 6/1/2022

Alumna and cinematographer Bianca Butti was profiled in a Hollywood gossip column. The Sun 6/1/2022

The 1968 student strike and College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about the University of California faculty committee’s decision on a draft policy that would require ethnic studies courses for high school students. KXJZ-FM 6/2/2022 (This article was originally published 6/1/2022 in EdSource.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on efforts to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. Governing 6/1/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Valerie Soe discussed how media representations of Asians and Pacific Islanders can have a negative impact on mental health. Audacy 5/31/2022

Faculty member with the College of Extended Learning Kerry Fiero will receive a National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) award. Music Inc Magazine 5/30/2022

Actor, director and screenwriter Adivi Shesh, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about his upcoming film “Major.” India Herald 6/1/2022

Alumna and actress Annette Bening discussed her time with the American Conservatory Theater. San Francisco Chronicle 6/1/2022

A photo of actor Dean McDermott and his son Jack McDermott, who graduated from SF State Thursday, was shared in an article about other celebrities whose children recently graduated. MSN 5/31/2022

The 1968 student strike and College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about the University of California faculty committee’s decision on a draft policy that would require ethnic studies courses for high school students. EdSource 6/1/2022 (This article was published by three media outlets.)

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front was discussed in an article about the 1982 film “Chan Is Missing.” The Criterion Collection 5/31/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about a meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and the K-Pop group BTS regarding anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination. The Democrat and Chronicle 6/1/2022WITI-TV 5/31/2022KTTV-TV 5/30/2022 (This topic was covered by over 15 media outlets.)

May

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote multiple articles about labor unions and business practices at Starbucks. Z Magazine 5/29/2022Truthout 5/29/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on the increased number of deaths due to the COVID-19 virus and mass shootings in the U.S. SF Gate 5/29/2022Insider Voice 5/29/2022 (This article was originally published 5/21/2022 by the Associated Press.)

Professor and Chair of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri wrote an article about gun violence and school shootings in the U.S. Tehran Times 5/28/2022

Associate Professor of American Indian Studies Robert Keith Collins, a chairperson of the CSU Academic Senate, commented on recent CSU Board of Trustees meetings. The Press Democrat 5/27/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk was quoted in an article about efforts to ban non-citizen voting in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Springfield News-Sun 5/27/2022 (This article was published in three media outlets.)

Phyllis Michael Wong, wife of SF State President Emeritus Leslie Wong, was interviewed about her new book. Telegram & Gazette 5/29/2022

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa and the 1968 student strike at SF State were discussed in an episode of the PBS series “Asian Americans.” KUHT-TV 5/27/2022

Photographer James Barker, an alumnus, was honored as the Rasmuson Foundation’s 2022 Distinguished Artist. The Cordova Times 5/28/2022

Actor Dean McDermott took photos with his son Jack McDermott, who graduated from SF State Thursday. US Weekly 5/27/2022Page Six Magazine 5/27/2022Daily Mail 5/27/2022 (This topic was covered by over 15 media outlets.)

A proposed Assembly bill that would help fund the creation of more affordable housing units for students could benefit future SF State students. The Denver Gazette 5/29/2022The Press Democrat 5/29/2022 (This article was originally published 5/27/2022 by The Sacramento Bee.)

SF State’s 2022 Commencement ceremonies were mentioned in multiple news segments. KGO-TV 5/28/2022; KTVU-TV 5/27/2022 (Clips not available online.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about growing interest in labor unions in the U.S. The Korean Herald 5/27/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the growing fear of anti-Asian violence amongst elders in the U.S. Daily Kos 5/26/2022

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed her research with cephalopods in an article about how scientists are trying to understand the emotions felt by animals. The Scientist 5/26/2022WDC TV News 5/26/2022

Student Emma Wakefield recently completed a mural honoring essential workers and their efforts during the pandemic in downtown Lakeport, California. Lake County News 5/26/2022

Author Danielle Salmonson, an alumna, recently released a new audiobook. Digital Journal 5/27/2022

A new documentary about the life and career of alumnus and journalist Ben Fong-Torres was discussed. Lincoln Journal Star 5/27/2022

Alumnus Harry Chuck discussed his documentary “Chinatown Rising.” Documentary Online 5/26/2022

 Alumna Veronica Thomas is the new director of human resources and labor relations for the city of Pleasanton. Pleasanton Weekly 5/26/2022

Sugar Bowl Bakery, the business started by alumnus Andrew Ly after he immigrated from Vietnam in the 1970s, was part of a news segment celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. KRON-TV 5/26/2022 (Clip not available online.)

A proposed Assembly bill that would help fund the creation of more affordable housing units for students could benefit future SF State students. The Sacramento Bee 5/27/2022

SF State’s 2022 Commencement ceremonies were mentioned in multiple news segments. KGO-TV 5/26/2022; KTVU-TV 5/26/2022 (Clips not available online.)

SF State students could be part of BART’s global transit pass pilot program launching in August. The Independent 5/26/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about an upcoming meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and the K-Pop group BTS regarding anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination. WFLD-TV 5/26/2022KRIV-TV 5/26/2022 (This article was published by six Fox-affiliated media outlets.)

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-Lee Chai was a guest on the podcast “Forum.” KQED 5/26/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on the increased number of deaths due to the COVID-19 virus and mass shootings in the U.S. ABC 4 5/26/2022CW 39 5/26/2022Siouxland Matters 5/26/2022; CBS 42 5/26/2022 (This article was originally published 5/21/2022 by the Associated Press and has been published by over 600 media outlets.)

A Washington Post article quoting Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was referenced in an article about union campaigns across the U.S. International Banker 5/26/2022

Director of Communications for the Office of the President at SF State Bobby King, Dean of the College of Science & Engineering Carmen Domingo and Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer discussed the future of SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center. Marin Independent Journal 5/25/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the growing fear of anti-Asian violence amongst elders in the U.S. Asian Journal 5/25/2022

Alumna Cigdem “Chi” Turkomer was interviewed about the fifth anniversary of opening her shop Le BonNton in Northampton, Massachusetts. News 22 5/25/2022

SF State researchers were listed among those contributing to a study of ocean conservation efforts. Curry Coastal Pilot 5/26/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a new generation of labor activists and union organizers. ArcaMax 5/24/22

SF State’s Title IX office was mentioned in an article about issues plaguing the California State University, Fresno Title IX office. Fresno Bee 5/20/2022

A statement by University President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about an early college access partnership between the Sequoia Union High School District, Cañada College, SF State and California State University, East Bay. The Almanac 5/20/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was interviewed about his advocacy against anti-Asian violence. Mic 5/24/2022

Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim commented on the impact of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Iran and U.S. relations. Al-Monitor 5/24/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the expansion of union campaigns in the U.S. Reuters 5/23/2022Los Angeles Times 5/23/2022 (The Reuters article was published in 26 media outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on the increased number of deaths due to the COVID-19 virus and mass shootings in the U.S. San Antonio Express-News 5/21/2022 (This article was originally published 5/21/2022 by the Associated Press.)

Professor of History Marc Stein’s work documenting the history of LGBTQ+ rights was discussed in an article about a 1968 student protest at Bucks County Community College. Lower Buck Times 5/23/2022

Alumna Nadia Lopez is the new environment reporter for CalMatters. CalMatters 5/24/2022

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about the benefits of Asian American history curricula in public schools. ABC7 5/23/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on the increased number of deaths due to the COVID-19 virus and mass shootings in the U.S. Associated Press 5/21/2022ABC News 5/21/2022San Francisco Chronicle 5/21/2022 (This article was published in over 300 news outlets.)

Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Betty Yu discussed bilingualism and language development in an article about one woman’s experience having a sibling with Prader-Willi Syndrome. KQED-FM 5/20/2022

Former faculty member and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department Sonia Sanchez was profiled. Daily Kos 5/22/2022

Student SonLam was interviewed about participating in dance competitions. SF Gate 5/21/2022

Alumnus Larry Chu joined the Marin Independent Journal’s editorial board as a public member. Marin Independent Journal 5/21/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

The founding of Project Rebound at SF State in 1967 was discussed in an article about students who have successfully earned degrees through the program. LAist 5/19/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the impact of stereotypes and anti-Asian violence in a news segment about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. WKBK-TV 5/20/2022; WTXL-TV 5/20/2022; KMTV-TV 5/20/2022 (Clips not available online.)

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed union campaigns at Amazon and Starbucks. WORT 89.9 FM 5/19/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the Stop AAPI Hate project were discussed in a segment of the daytime talk show “The View” celebrating Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. ABC News 5/2/2022

Student “Kim” was interviewed in a video about people who live on boats in San Francisco. The New Yorker 5/18/2022

Student Kayla Soriano, a member of the student organization League of Filipino Students at SF State, was listed among those who signed a petition in support of Philippine opposition leaders. Atin Ito 5/19/2022

Alumna Nafeesah Muhammad, a teacher, discussed discrimination and the divide she experienced between her union and school district during the Minneapolis teachers strike. Sahan Journal 5/20/2022

Alumnus Mosopefoluwa Ogundipe was interviewed about meeting and marrying his wife. The New York Times 5/20/2022

Alumna Anna Nevenic is running for a seat representing California’s 41st congressional district. Idyllwild Town Crier 5/18/2022

SF State researchers were listed among those contributing to a study of ocean conservation efforts. The Corvallis Advocate 5/19/2022(This article was originally published 5/18/2022 in Science Magazine.)

A photo of an SF State student activist from the 1960s was featured in an article series called “The May 19th Project,” a campaign to promote solidarity in Asian and Pacific Island communities.  KCET-TV 5/19/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about adjunct faculty forming a union at Rutgers University.  NJ Spotlight 5/18/2022

Student Breyon Jackson was interviewed about receiving the CalHOPE Courage Award. Associated Press 5/18/2022; ESPN 5/18/2022KSEQ 5/18/2022 (This article was published in six media outlets.)

SF State researchers were listed among those contributing to a study of ocean conservation efforts. Science Magazine 5/18/2022

Enrollment numbers at SF State were mentioned in an article about the Title IX office at California State University, Fresno. The Fresno Bee 5/18/2022

SF State was listed among the top-ranked colleges in the U.S. Money.com 5/16/2022

Labor Studies Professor John Logan commented on the recent organizing efforts of Missouri librarians. Associated Press 5/18/2022 (This story was published in more than a dozen news outlets.)

SF State students could be part of BART’s global transit pass pilot program launching in August. DanvilleSanRamon.com 5/17/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Dan Gonzales commented on the May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. Inquirer USA 5/17/2022

Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson commented on how gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson changed political campaign coverage forever. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 5/17/2022 (This article was originally published 5/10/2022 by The Washington Post.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee discussed contemporary Cambodian and Cambodian American music. KPIX-TV 5/16/2022

Professor of History Marc Stein’s work documenting the history of LGBTQ+ rights was discussed in an article about a 1968 student protest at Bucks County Community Colleges. The Reporter 5/16/2022

A 2020 article by Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was referenced in an article about unionization efforts at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. Sonoma Index-Tribune 5/16/2022North Bay Business Journal 5/16/2022 (The Sonoma Index-Tribune article has a paywall.)

Student Jocelyn Chung wrote an op-ed about Sunday’s shooting at the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Orange County. USA Today 5/17/2022MSN 5/17/2022

Alumna Verna McGowan was interviewed about her new restaurant, the Calypso Rose Kitchen at Emeryville’s Public Market, which will open next month. MSN Philippines 5/16/2022

SF State’s Asian American Studies department was listed among Asian American organizations that East West Bank is donating funding to. Pasadena Now 5/17/2022

A BART pilot program could offer thousands of transit passes to SF State students. Pleasanton Weekly 5/16/2022

Student activism at SF State was discussed in an interview with Jan Yoshiwara, the executive director of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. The Columbian 5/16/2022The Seattle Times 5/10/2022 (This article was originally published 5/10/2022 in The Seattle Times.)

Professors of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Erik Peper and Richard Harvey co-authored a study on reducing the risk of COVID-19 variants and future pandemics. Townsend Letter 5/16/2022

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman was quoted in an article about a senator’s campaign targeting Tesla self-driving cars. KPIX-TV 5/14/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about teens leading a union campaign at a Mill Valley Starbucks. San Francisco Examiner 5/13/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union campaigns at Amazon and Starbucks. New York Times 5/12/2022

Community volunteer and Coordinator of the Marin County Youth Commission Samantha Ramirez, an alumna, was named San Rafael citizen of the year. Marin Independent Journal 5/13/2022

A press conference at SF State announcing the start of the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program, which will give selected students who volunteer up to $10,000, was discussed. Asian Journal 5/13/2022

Author Christopher Rice shared memories of his mother Anne Rice, an alumna, and father Stan Rice, a late faculty member. San Francisco Chronicle 5/14/2022

Associate Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham was awarded a Docpitch grant for a feature-length documentary she is producing. Docpitch 5/13/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about Starbucks’ anti-union efforts. Detroit Legal News 5/13/2022New Pittsburgh Courier 5/13/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a strike by Teamsters in Seattle. Construction Dive 5/12/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a complaint against Starbucks filed by the National Labor Relations Board’s Buffalo Regional Office in New York. Restaurant Dive 5/12/2022

A BART pilot program could offer thousands of transit passes to SF State students. KRON4 5/13/2022

SF State journalism students partnered with The San Francisco Standard to complete a story about the car-free movement for the Great Highway in San Francisco. The San Francisco Standard 5/13/2022KGO-TV 5/12/2022 (KGO-TV time stamp: 18:20)

SF State’s upcoming in-person Commencement ceremonies were highlighted. KRON4 5/12/2022

Assistant Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rama Ali Kased wrote an op-ed about SF State students opposing the recall of San Francisco D.A. Chesa Boudin. San Francisco Bay View 5/12/2022Before It’s News 5/12/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in two articles about union campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon. Insider Voice 5/12/2022New York Times 5/12/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln discussed how the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic could have taught the U.S. about the COVID-19 endemic. ABC News 5/12/2022Yahoo! News 5/12/2022KNEB-AM 5/12/2022 (This article was originally published 5/12/2022 by ABC News. It was published by over 20 news outlets.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on efforts to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. KCBS Radio 5/11/2022

SF State student Jasmine Prasad wrote a column about ending remedial math and English classes for community college students who passed these classes in high school. The Imprint 5/10/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on recent efforts by labor movement activists to expose union-busting activities by corporations through company job postings. VICE 5/11/2022

Lecturer Steve Horowitz and the School of Music were featured in a story about how SF State is teaching musicians to write scores for video games. SF Gate 5/11/2022

Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson commented on how gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson changed political campaign coverage forever. Washington Post 5/10/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on efforts to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. San Francisco Chronicle 5/10/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán discussed sleep science and dogs. CNN 5/10/2022KAKE TV 5/10/2022MSN 5/10/2022 (This article was originally published by CNN. It was published in three news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about Starbucks’ anti-union tactics. The Conversation 5/10/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith discussed the fall elections. Tehran Times 5/9/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management Norma Carr-Ruffino was quoted in an op-ed about a New York Times article on abortion. Before It’s News 5/9/2022

Student Jasmine Prasad, vice president of legislative affairs for the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, wrote an editorial about how community college requirements for remedial courses keep students from succeeding. CalMatters 5/9/2022

 A screenshot from the online student forum @thesfsuroom related to a campus threat in September 2021 was featured in an article about the impact on students of threats and experiences of campus violence. EdSource 5/10/2022

SF State’s decision to continue face-covering requirements was mentioned in an article about concerns of loosened restrictions at other CSU campuses. SF Gate 5/9/2022 (This article was originally published 5/6/2022 in CalMatters.)

Lecturer of History Susan Englander commented on Republican rhetoric during the confirmation hearings for U.S. President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee. ABC News 5/7/2022Yahoo! News 5/7/2022 (This article was published by over 25 news outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Cinema Mihaela Mihailova wrote and directed a video essay on the work of a stop-motion animation studio. Insider Voice 5/7/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the potential impact on crime management in San Francisco if the city’s D.A., Chesa Boudin, is recalled. San Francisco Chronicle 5/8/2022

A new documentary about the life and career of alumnus and journalist Ben Fong-Torres was reviewed. Decider 5/6/2022

Audiologist Annie Lee, an alumna, was interviewed about her career helping people with hearing loss. The Berkshire Eagle 5/6/2022

SF State’s decision to continue face-covering requirements for the campus community was mentioned in an article about concerns regarding the loosened restrictions at other CSU campuses. Santa Cruz Sentinel 5/6/2022Lake County Record-Bee 5/6/2022Enterprise-Record 5/6/2022 (This article was originally published 5/6/2022 in CalMatters. It was republished by six other news outlets.)

Professor of Biology and Interim Executive Director of the Estuary & Ocean Science Center Katharyn Boyer discussed the benefits of a new eel grass restoration project in Richardson Bay. Marin Independent Journal 5/5/2022Nature Bay 5/5/2022

An article listing hirings in higher ed notes that Amy Sueyoshi was named provost for SF State. Inside Higher Ed 5/6/2022

Professor of Biology and Interim Executive Director of the Estuary & Ocean Science Center Katharyn Boyer commented on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Invasive Spartina Project (ISP), which was developed to eliminate an invasive species of grass from wetlands in the Bay Area. Nature Bay 5/5/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union attempt by employees at a Starbucks in Long Beach, California. KCRW 5/4/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Amanda Roberti shared her story of taking Plan B and the potential impact that Roe v. Wade might have on women if overturned. San Francisco Chronicle 5/3/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed how the controversy over overturning Roe v. Wade might impact midterm elections. KTVU 5/4/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Alumni George and Judy Marcus are the 2022 Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees. Palo Alto 5/6/2022

Sugar Bowl Bakery, the business started by SF State alumnus Andrew Ly after he immigrated from Vietnam in the 1970s, was profiled as part of a series for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. KRON-TV 5/5/2022

Alumna Morvarid Mossavar helps run her family’s flourishing Silicon Valley-based florist business, La Lavande. Financial Times 5/5/2022

Alumnus Gilman Louie was appointed to President Joe Biden’s Intelligence Advisory Board. BusinessFast 5/4/2022

Alumnus David Walden, a computer scientist involved in the development of the internet, died April 27. Insider Voice 5/3/2022New York Times 5/3/2022(This topic was covered by over 32 news outlets.)

SF State’s decision to continue face-covering requirements for the campus community was mentioned in an article about concerns over loosened restrictions at other CSU campuses. CalMatters 5/6/22

A press conference held at SF State announced the start of #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program, which will give selected students who volunteer up to $10,000. KCBS 5/5/2022; KTVU 5/5/2022 (KTVU clip not available online.)

A 2018 SF State study about gut health was mentioned in a listicle about ways to fix an unhealthy gut. Yahoo! 5/5/22

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education 5/4/22

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the continued efforts of Amazon employees to form a union at Staten Island facilities. Retail Dive 5/3/2022

Assistant Professor of Political Science Amanda Michelle Roberti was one of several women to share their experiences with emergency contraception and abortion after news surfaced that Roe v. Wade would be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. San Francisco Chronicle 5/3/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on Amazon’s latest attempt to stymie efforts of its Staten Island employees to unionize. NBC News 4/25/2022

SF State and other California colleges could benefit from a proposed Assembly Bill that would help fund the creation of more affordable housing units for students. CalMatters 5/4/2022

Research collected by SF State about hate crimes against the AAPI community was mentioned in a news story about AAPI Heritage Month in Traverse City, Michigan. Record Eagle 5/4/2022

Alumnus and computer scientist at the dawn of the internet David Walden passed away at age 79. Internet Do 5/2/2022Global Online Money 5/2/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the dangers of anti-China rhetoric. Insider 5/2/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the union vote at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York. Reuters 5/2/2022CNN 5/2/2022Associated Press 5/2/2022 (This topic was covered by over 500 news outlets.)

Singer/songwriter Chandler Leighton, an alumna, discussed her education and career. Dancing Astronaut 5/3/2022

Alumnus and activist Clarence Thomas was discussed in an article about a new book. Before It’s News 5/2/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the union vote at the Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York. Washington Post 5/2/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor of Management Sally Baack discussed Salesforce’s new policy to limit the reach of its non-disclosure agreements. KCBS-AM 4/30/2022

Alumna Diana Becton, California’s only Black district attorney, announced the solving of a decades-old cold case in Contra Costa County. The Black Chronicle 5/2/2022

Ceramicist Suzanne Wang, an alumna, was interviewed about her career. Keola Magazine 5/1/2022

Protests at SF State were mentioned in an op-ed about the documentary “Navalny” and human rights advocacy in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 4/28/2022

April

An article listing hirings in higher ed notes that Amy Sueyoshi was named provost for SF State. The Chronicle of Higher Education 4/28/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Alumnus Tim Vincent, who is a private estate manager, was interviewed about meeting his husband. New York Times 4/29/2022

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Shamann Walton, an alumnus, was mentioned in an article about new supervisorial district maps for the city. San Francisco Bay View 4/28/2022

Alumna Jilchristina “Jil” Vest discussed the history of the Black Panther Party in Oakland. The Progressive Magazine 4/28/2022

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed his book “Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s.” The Jewish Standard 4/27/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management John Sullivan was quoted in an article about ways to improve onboarding for new employees. Plumber Magazine 4/27/2022

Lecturer for the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Emily Root was appointed to the Westfield Town Council in Westfield, New Jersey. Insider NJ 4/27/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies and alumnus Steve Ford was named interim police chief for the Antioch Police Department. KGO-TV 4/27/2022; KTVU-TV 4/27/2022The Mercury News 4/27/2022 (KGO-TV broadcast timestamp is 34:23. The Mercury News article has a paywall.)

Alumnus Terry Riley discussed making music on the radio series “Sounds of America.” Talk To 1A 4/27/2022 (This broadcast aired on 20 NPR-affiliated stations.)

Filmmaker Christopher Coppola, son of late faculty member August Coppola, discussed his family and career. Storied San Francisco 4/26/2022

Nursing student Maria Angelica Tumandao discussed how the current issues with nursing staffing could affect future nurses in an article about a strike at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. KPIX-TV 4/25/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies and alumnus Steve Ford  Steve Ford was named interim police chief for the Antioch Police Department. Antioch Herald 4/26/2022

SF State student Majorie Blen, who felt shut out of college because she was placed in remedial classes at a community college, is advocating for the enforcement of AB 705, which forces community colleges to consider students’ past performance when enrolling in classes. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4/26/2022

Alumna Diana Becton, California’s only Black district attorney, announced the solving of a decades-old cold case in Contra Costa County. Inland Valley News 4/26/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union campaigns at Amazon and Starbucks. Law.com 4/25/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on Amazon’s efforts to overturn the success of the employee union at their warehouse in Staten Island, New York. NBC News 4/25/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Chris Smalls, the leader of the first successful union drive in Amazon history. Time 4/25/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung is a 2022 Free Expression Award honoree. The Salina Post 4/24/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the increased number of government and city officials resigning statewide. The Press Democrat 4/24/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about a union campaign at an Amazon sorting facility in Staten Island, New York. CNN 4/25/2022Associated Press 4/24/2022The Hill 4/23/2022 (The CNN article was published in over 80 news outlets. The Associated Press article was published in over 300 news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union efforts at Amazon, Starbucks and Apple. MarketWatch 4/23/2022

Last week Professor of Art Mark Johnson was a panelist at the Marshall McKay Seminar for Empowering Native Knowledge. Indian Country Today 4/22/2022

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education Gilda Bloom commented on a local social studies teacher’s decision to use a cotton plant to teach students about slavery. San Francisco Chronicle 4/22/2022

The Livermore City Council has named alumna Marianna Marysheva as the top candidate to be their next city manager. The Independent 4/25/2022Pleasanton Weekly 4/24/2022

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