SF State in the News

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

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November

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, who is the chief mycologist for Sempera Organics Inc., discussed working with the company to develop a meat alternative using 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

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in an article about the history of district elections in San Francisco.  San Francisco Examiner 4/22/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed successful union campaigns by Amazon employees in the U.S. New Frame 4/21/2022

Executive director for JPMorgan Chase James Vossoughi, an alumnus, is a 2022 Nixon Peabody 40 under 40 awardee. San Francisco Business Times 4/22/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Alumna and cinematographer Bianca Butti was profiled in a Hollywood gossip column. Nova Scotia Today 4/21/2022

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Mark Allan Davis commented on criticism the Berkeley Playhouse is receiving for casting choices for their production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” San Francisco Chronicle 4/21/2022

Professor Emeritus of Economics Philip King discussed California’s proposed plan to relocate homes along the coast of Gleason Beach in an effort to save them from the impact of sea level rise. San Francisco Chronicle 4/21/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about labor union campaigns at Starbucks locations across the U.S. Vice 4/21/2022

Associate Professor and Chair of Women and Gender Studies Kasturi Ray discussed the job prejudices rideshare drivers are experiencing. KCBS-AM 4/20/2022

Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Melissa Camacho commented on Netflix’s reaction to an unexpected drop in subscribership. KTVU 4/20/2022

A recent Guardian interview of Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan about failures of union-busting consultants following pro-union victories at Starbucks and Amazon was cited. Below the Line 4/19/2022

Research by Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Erik Peper on the link between posture and academic performance for school children was discussed in a segment of the radio program “The John Tesh Show.” KPLA-FM 4/20/2022 (Clip not available.)

The new book “Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of Black Lives” features interviews by SF State student journalists. San Francisco Chronicle 4/21/2022

Alumna Suwanna L. Kerdkaew was named the first female chief for the Santa Clara County Fire Department. The Mercury News 4/21/2022 (This article was published in 10 news outlets.)

Alumna Sylvia Cauter was interviewed about retiring from her role as the choir director at North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo, Washington. North Kitsap Herald 4/21/2022

“Putin's Putsches: Ukraine and the Near Abroad,” a book published in 2014 by former analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency Maria Halyna Lewytzkyj, an alumna, was discussed. Sonoma County Gazette 4/21/2022

Alumna Rebecca Stubbs commented on presenting at the Westminster Undergraduate Scholars forum. Fulton Sun 4/21/2022

Alumna Rachel McLean discussed being an outreach worker with the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic in an article about the history of harm reduction in San Francisco. KQED 4/20/2022

Local restaurant owner Emmy Kapan discussed her parents meeting at SF State on the podcast “Storied San Francisco.” Player FM 4/19/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the recent wave of unionization among Amazon and Starbucks workers. NPR 4/19/2022

Alumna and New York Times fellow Sarahbeth Maney was interviewed about a viral photo she took of Ketanji Brown Jackson and her daughter during the Supreme Court hearings. PetaPixel 4/17/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the recent special election to fill an open state Assembly seat in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 4/19/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about the success of union campaigns at an Amazon facility in Staten Island and a Starbucks location in Buffalo, New York. The Business Journal 4/19/2022 (This article was originally published 4/1/2022 in The Conversation.)

Professor of Art Mark Johnson helped organize an art exhibit at the Newark Museum of Art in New Jersey. Hyperallergic 4/17/2022

Voice actor and alumna Cintya Chaves was profiled. Film Daily 4/19/2022

Alumna Noelia Corzo was interviewed about her campaign for a San Mateo County Board of Supervisors seat. San Mateo Daily Journal 4/19/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Alumna Jennifer June was interviewed about the establishment of her furniture system, “Loose Parts.” ASPIRE 4/18/2022

Singer Megan Wilder, an alumna, was profiled in an article about her new single. The Fox Magazine 4/18/2022

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about how the United Nations can reform itself to resolve conflict in the Ukraine. Los Angeles Times 4/17/2022

An excerpt from Professor of History Marc Stein’s book “Queer Public History: Essays on Scholarly Activism” was published. History News Network 4/17/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Starbucks’ proposed plan to expand benefits for non-unionized employees. Fortune 4/14/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed efforts to unionize Amazon workers on the “Last Negroes at Harvard” podcast. Spotify 4/13/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about labor unions in the cannabis industry. Weed Week 4/13/2022 (This story has a paywall.)

Student Breyon Jackson was interviewed about his experience being homeless before earning a basketball scholarship to attend SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 4/10/2022

A photo of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and her daughter that went viral was taken by photographer Sarahbeth Maney, an alumna. Los Angeles Times 4/18/2022

Alumnus Cedric J. Robinson’s book “On Racial Capitalism, Black Internationalism, and Cultures of Resistance” was reviewed. The Nation 4/16/2022

Economics researcher Ryan C. Smith, an alumnus, wrote an editorial about concerns about budget cuts at City College of San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 4/15/2022

South San Francisco Assemblymember Kevin Mullin, an alumnus, was interviewed about running for a seat representing the 15th Congressional district. San Mateo Daily Journal 4/15/2022

Alumnus Stuart Rembaum was interviewed about marrying his longtime partner, Jim Post. New York Times 4/15/2022

Alumna Brianna Reeves was awarded a University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism California Fellowship. Black Voice News 4/14/2022

Local music historian and educator Gail Needleman, an alumna, died March 2. San Francisco Chronicle 4/14/2022

An article about a recent Pleasanton Unified School District board meeting mentioned a possible partnership between the district and SF State that would provide for student teaching and internship agreements. Pleasanton Weekly 4/14/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about undergraduate student workers’ efforts to unionize. CBS News 4/14/2022

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about a looming crisis facing family farmers. The Telegraph 4/13/2022Napa Valley Register 4/13/2022The Progressive Magazine 4/11/2022 (This article was originally published by The Progressive Magazine on 4/11/2022 and has been published by eight news outlets since.)

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the significance of successful unionization at Starbucks and Amazon locations. CNN 4/13/2022 (This article was published in 15 news outlets.)

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about a Starbucks unionization campaign and the National Labor Relations Board. Labor Online 4/13/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a Starbucks union campaign and the National Labor Relations Board. Law360 4/13/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon’s Progressive Voter Index was cited in an article about criticism of San Francisco’s proposed redistricting map. San Francisco Chronicle 4/12/2022

Activist, actor and alumnus Danny Glover’s receipt of the 2022 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award was discussed. New York Amsterdam News 4/14/2022

Alumnus Shawn Camacho, co-owner of San Francisco restaurant Prubechu, was interviewed about his success. Pacific Daily News 4/13/2022

Director for the Reentry Division of the San Francisco Adult Probation Department Steve Adami, an alumnus, was interviewed about a new facility for individuals facing jail time who struggle with mental health issues and substance abuse. San Francisco Examiner 4/13/2022

Alumnus Michael Fontaine was interviewed about a play he is directing. Petaluma Argus-Courier 4/5/2022

The study spaces on the SF State campus were mentioned in an article about places in the city for people to rest and unwind. San Francisco Chronicle 4/13/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about the upcoming recall election for San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. Bay Area Reporter 4/13/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was interviewed about the recent failures of union-busting consultants following pro-union victories at Starbucks and Amazon. The Guardian 4/13/22

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about a looming crisis facing family farmers. Quad City Times 4/13/22

Professor Emeritus of Management John Sullivan was interviewed about a proposal to shorten the 40-hour work week to 32 hours. KCBS 4/12/22

SF State OLLI instructor Andrew Fractnoi was interviewed about space and astronomy. KGO 4/12/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented on political ads about President Biden’s border policy made by Republican Senate candidate J.D. Vance. WRAL 4/11/22

Alumnus Johnny Mathis was the subject of a story about his philanthropic support of the University’s track program. San Francisco Chronicle 4/12/22

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about concerns of a farming crisis in the U.S. Kenosha News 4/12/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about successful unionization efforts at an Amazon facility. BBC News Brasil 4/11/2022 (This article is in Portuguese.)

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Amazon’s response to unionization votes at facilities in Staten Island, New York, and Bessemer, Alabama. Labor Tribune 4/11/2022New York Post 4/7/2022

Director of SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Kathy Bruin was interviewed about her career in higher ed. San Francisco Senior Beat 3/25/2022

The life of alumna Elsie Rebecca Rumford was discussed in a PBS documentary about her husband Byron Rumford, one of California’s first African American state lawmakers. PBS 4/10/2022 (Only the trailer is available online.)

The 1968 student strike and establishment of an Asian American studies curriculum at SF State were discussed during a forum on pop culture and Asian Americans.  The Michelle Meow Show 3/21/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Starbucks’ anti-union tactics. CNBC 4/9/2022 (This article was published in over 15 media outlets.)

A research paper by Assistant Professor of French Blanca Missé was cited in an article about philosopher Charles Fourier. Jacobin Radio 4/8/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island successfully unionized. Washington Post 4/8/2022SF Gate 4/8/2022 (This article was originally published in the Washington Post, which may have a paywall.)

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Amazon’s efforts to thwart unionization. New York Times 4/8/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

A 2018 report by Associate Professor of Sociology Valerie Francisco-Menchavez was referenced in an op-ed about Filipino language access in San Francisco. Asian Journal 4/7/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the recent victories of union organizers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, New York, and a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York. Saturday Morning 4/7/2022Jacobin Radio 4/7/2022

“And So I Stayed,” a documentary about domestic violence survivors that was co-directed and produced by alumnus Daniel A. Nelson, was reviewed. KQED 4/10/2022

Faculty volunteers from SF State were mentioned in an editorial about Mount Tamalpais College, which offers associate degrees for residents of San Quentin Prison. Marin Independent Journal 4/10/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Cephalopod research by Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook was referenced in an article about how scientists are trying to understand the emotions felt by animals. ScienceNews 4/8/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management John Sullivan commented on a California state bill that would mandate a four-day work week if passed. San Francisco Chronicle 4/7/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how workers successfully unionized at an Amazon facility in Staten Island. Reuters 4/7/2022 (This article was published in over 30 news outlets.)

Alumnus Ted Davis, who is a bassist and vocalist for the band Hot Flash Heat Wave, was mentioned in an interview with members of the band. The Coatesville Times 4/8/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about lessons learned from the successful unionization of workers at an Amazon facility. Truthout 4/7/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an op-ed about the impact of the unionization of workers at an Amazon facility on other labor unions. New York Times 4/6/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the success of the union campaign at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, New York, on the podcast “5 Things.” USA Today 4/5/2022

A study co-authored by biology graduate student Carl Hendrickson on whale mortality and management in the California current ecosystem was recently published in Marine Policy. Science Magazine 4/6/2022

Alumnus Jason Quever, who records music under the name Papercuts, was interviewed about his new album. East Bay Express 4/6/2022

Alumna Mori Willhite was interviewed about starting a service that teaches people how to cook Japanese cuisine. The Southside Times 4/7/2022

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front was discussed in a review of a book about Asian American politics. Boston Review 4/7/2022

A notification to the campus community about police activity near campus Tuesday afternoon was mentioned in an article about the event. San Francisco Chronicle 4/6/2022NBC Bay Area 4/5/2022KRON 4 4/5/2022 (The San Francisco Chronicle article has a paywall.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the Telegraph Hill Dwellers, a neighborhood organization attempting to stop a 10-story housing development in San Francisco. The Real Deal 4/4/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about the unionization of workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island and a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York. PennLive 4/5/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the first successful unionization of workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island. CNN 4/4/2022Vice 4/4/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the success of a union campaign at an Amazon facility and working conditions at Starbucks on the podcast “Your Call.” KALW 4/4/2022

Alumna Janet Cowperthwaite was interviewed about her career managing the Kronos Quartet, a San Francisco-based musical group. 48 Hills 4/4/2022

Photographer John Shearer, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about his wife, who is a co-star of the reality show “Get Organized with The Home Edit.” Distractify 4/4/2022

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State football coach, discussed his career during an online event for students at Parkersburg High School in West Virginia. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel 4/5/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate organization, co-founded by Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, was mentioned in an article about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. History 4/5/2022

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook discussed better animal welfare practices in laboratories in an article about cephalopod research. The New York Times 4/4/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the Telegraph Hill Dwellers, a neighborhood organization attempting to stop a 10-story housing development in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 4/3/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the first successful unionization of workers at an Amazon facility. New York Times 4/1/2022Washington Post 4/1/2022CNN 4/1/2022; Teen Vogue 4/1/2022Reuters 3/31/2022 (This topic was covered by over 100 news outlets.)

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about the success of union campaigns at an Amazon facility in Staten Island and a Starbucks location in Buffalo, New York. The Conversation 4/1/2022

Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about a union vote by employees at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama. KNBC 3/31/2022WIRED 3/31/2022Reuters 3/30/2022

Alumnus Laurence Madrigal’s short film “We Were Hyphy,” which explores the Bay Area music scene, was reviewed. KQED 4/1/2022

Tuition at SF State was mentioned in an article comparing private and public school tuitions in the Bay Area. San Francisco Chronicle 4/3/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the recent decision by Amazon workers in Staten Island to form a union, the first successful organizing attempt in the retail giant’s history. Associated Press 4/1/2022 (This Associated Press story appeared in more than a dozen news outlets)

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the growing labor movement by employees of Starbucks, Amazon and Verizon. KOMO 4/31/2022; KTVU 4/31/2022; KNWN 4/31/2022 (Clips not available online.)

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a Washington state law that gives ride-hailing drivers new benefits but does not classify them as employees. MarketWatch 4/1/2022

Professor Emerita of Art Education Julia Marshall passed away at 74 after a four-year struggle with a bone marrow disorder. San Francisco Chronicle 3/31/2022

March

Director of the Family Acceptance Project at SF State Caitlin Ryan discussed how parents can support their nonbinary children. CARE USA 3/30/2022

Professor Emerita of Kinesiology Marialice Kern was quoted in an op-ed about virtual reality fitness. Financial Times Magazine 3/30/2022

Associate Director for the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Emily Smith Beitiks will discuss accessibility in the American film industry at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Indie Wire 3/30/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed a union election at an Amazon facility in New York. London Daily 3/29/2022

Student Steve Lozano helped his parents open an award-winning restaurant in Warrenton, Georgia. The McDuffie Progress 3/29/2022

Activist, actor and alum Danny Glover’s 2022 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award was discussed in an article about the 94th Academy Awards. Milwaukee Community Journal 3/30/2022

Alumnus Laurence Madrigal was interviewed about his short film “We Were Hyphy,” which explores the music scene in the Bay Area. Marin Independent Journal 3/29/2022East Bay Times 3/29/2022 (Linked news sites may have paywalls.)

Alumna Barbara Marion Cherron celebrated her 100th birthday. KCRA-TV 3/29/2022 (Clip not available.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed a union election at an Amazon facility in New York. BBC News 3/28/2022; BBC Radio 3/28/2022 (BBC Radio clip not available.)

Alumnus Laurence Madrigal was interviewed about his short film “We Were Hyphy,” which explores the music scene in the Bay Area. The Mercury News 3/29/2022

Student housing at SF State was mentioned in an article about proposed community college student housing projects. Lake County Record-Bee 3/29/2022

Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer’s research on ecology and restoration of coastal habitats was discussed. The Progressive Magazine 3/28/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union campaign at a Hershey plant in Virginia. Food Dive 3/28/2022

Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Gaurav Suri was cited in an article about animals’ ability to have emotions and feelings. Axios 3/26/2022

Professor of International Relations Kathleen McAfee commented on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission’s approval of a permit that will allow a refinery in Martinez to produce biofuels. KQED 3/26/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley wrote an article about the value of after-action review in formally evaluating responses to major incidents. Police1 3/25/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on union campaigns at Amazon facilities nationwide. Bloomberg 3/24/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about union campaigns at Amazon facilities nationwide. Washington Post 3/24/2022Wired3/24/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on a union campaign at a second Starbucks store in Seattle. Cheddar News 3/24/2022

Photographer Sarahbeth Maney, an alumna, discussed taking a photo of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and her daughter that went viral. TODAY 3/25/2022MSN 3/25/2022

Activist and alumnus Cleve Jones discussed being displaced from his longtime home in the Castro after his landlord increased the rent. SF Gate 3/27/2022

Alumnus Matthew Robinson is a finalist for the Cultivate Awards, an initiative designed to highlight BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) designers. The Curvy Fashionista 3/28/2022

Activist, actor and alum Danny Glover’s acceptance speech for the 2022 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award was quoted. USA Today 3/26/2022VerveTimes 3/26/2022 (The USA Today article was published in six media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about union campaigns at Amazon facilities. Washington Post 3/24/2022Wired 3/24/2022

Professor of International Relations Kathleen McAfee commented on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission’s approval of a permit that will allow a refinery in Martinez to produce biofuels. The Mercury News 3/24/2022 (This article was published in three media outlets.)

Activist and actor Danny Glover, an alum, will receive the 2022 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The San Juan Daily Star 3/25/2022

Alumnus David Blume, founder of Blume Distillation LLC, an integrative biofuel technology company, discussed emissions accountability in California on “The Visionary Activist Show.” KPFA-FM 3/24/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website from was cited in an article about calls for action against anti-Asian violence. The Conversation 3/25/2022 (This article was published in seven media outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about union organizing at an Amazon facility in Staten Island. Bloomberg 3/24/2022

Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies Bárbara Abadía Rexach commented on the history of the feminist movement in Puerto Rico. Latino Rebels 3/23/2022

Activist and actor Danny Glover, an alum, will receive the 2022 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. New York Times 3/23/2022Akıllı Gündem 3/23/2022Los Angeles Times 3/15/2022

Alumnus Jay Rosenblatt’s film “When We Were Bullies” was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Short. New York Times 3/23/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the history of prejudices against Asian Americans in an article about how marginalized students in California are working to stop bullying. The Orange County Register 3/23/2022 (This article was published in seven news outlets.)

Professor of Psychology Ryan T. Howell was quoted in an article about strategies for better spending habits. Epoch Times-Chicago 3/23/2022

Jamie Chan, who is both an SF State student and operations lead for the University’s Center for Science and Mathematics Education, discussed her volunteer work at Sisterhood Gardens on a podcast. Player FM 3/22/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a union victory at a Starbucks in Seattle. CBS 3/22/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on a new report from the San Jose Police Department about the significant increase in hate crimes between 2016 and 2021. KPIX-TV 3/22/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed San Francisco Mayor London Breed. San Diego Union-Tribune 3/22/2022 (This article was originally published in the Los Angeles Times.)

Student Laura Ludovico was interviewed about her spring break experience. KION546 3/22/2022

SFJazz Center founder Randall Kline, an alumnus, will retire next year. San Francisco Chronicle 3/22/2022

Pioneer for women in surfing Janet MacPherson, an alumna, was remembered in an obituary. Malibu Times 3/22/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed San Francisco Mayor London Breed. Los Angeles Times 3/22/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about why Starbucks’ anti-union tactics are not going to be successful. The Hill 3/20/2022 (This article was published by four media outlets.)

Professor of Management Ronald Purser discussed the growing popularity of the practice of "mindfulness" in corporate culture. KCBS-AM 3/19/2022

Professor of Cinema Greta Snider will be the subject of a retrospective film series at the Roxie Theater. 48 Hills 3/18/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the nationwide union efforts of Starbucks employees. Radio Project Front Page 3/17/2022

Pioneer for women in surfing Janet MacPherson, an alumna, died March 5. The New York Times 3/19/2022

A slideshow of a 1957 earthquake that struck San Francisco mentioned damaged windows of the University’s library. San Francisco Chronicle 3/19/2022

Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim was a guest on the podcast “Marketplace” to discuss possible unforeseen consequences of sanctions on Russia. Marketplace.org 3/17/2022NPR 3/17/2022 (This podcast aired on over 30 NPR-affiliated stations.)

Associate Professor of Economics Venoo Kakar discussed a recent announcement by the Federal Reserve about an interest rate hike. KGO-TV 3/17/2022

Professor Emeritus of Latinx Studies Carlos Cordova discussed the history of the Latinx community in San Francisco’s Mission District. KQED 3/17/2022

Associate Professor of Economics Venoo Kakar discussed a recent Federal Reserve announcement about an interest rate hike. ABC7 3/17/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on last year’s shootings at a spa in Atlanta. WAGA-TV 3/16/2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about the upcoming recall election for San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. San Francisco Chronicle 3/16/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the history of anti-Asian prejudice in the U.S. NPR 3/16/2022 (This segment aired on over 35 NPR-affiliated stations.)

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee was quoted in an article about the number of Asian voters in a recent San Francisco school board recall election. Mission Local 3/15/2022

Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance Joel Schechter wrote a letter to the editor about a San Francisco-based peace mural recently painted to show support for Ukraine. 48 Hills 3/13/2022

Activist and actor Danny Glover, an alum, was profiled. AmoMama 3/16/2022

Activist, writer and historian Doug Chin, an alumnus, was profiled in an article about a lecture series in Port Townsend, Washington. The Leader 3/16/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate organization, co-founded by Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, was mentioned in an article about members of the Illinois Asian American Caucus who gathered at the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday to advocate against anti-Asian violence. State Journal-Register 3/16/2022

Data collected by the Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an op-ed about the one-year anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education 3/16/2022

Researchers from SF State’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center are creating artificial oyster reefs and studying how they affect shoreline erosion KTVU 4/14/2022 (Clip not available online)

During a talk about his experience in Iran as a Washington Post reporter foreign correspondent who was later kidnapped, Jason Rezaian spoke about his parents and how they met as students at San Francisco State. KQED 3/15/2022 (Clip not available online)

Alumna Janet Cowperthwait celebrated her 40th anniversary as the executive director of the Kronos Quartet. Broadway World 3/15/2022

University President Lynn Mahoney was profiled in an article about the female presidents of the CSU. California State University News 3/14/2022

The late activist and scholar Gloria Jean Watkins, a former faculty member widely known by her pen name, bell hooks, was remembered. Northern Kentucky Tribune 3/15/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about Starbucks’ efforts to keep employees from unionizing. Z Magazine 3/14/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan commented on the operational issues some San Francisco colleges are facing. San Francisco Examiner 3/14/2022

SF State Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the next steps for advocacy against anti-Asian violence. Vox 3/11/2022 (This article was published by three media outlets.)

Sugar Hill City Council member Marc Cohen, an alumnus, was named to the 2022 Gwinnett County Police Citizens Advisory Board. North Gwinnett Voice 3/14/2022

Professor of History and Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Catherine Kudlick discussed how Hellen Keller’s social and political activism has been left out of discussions of her legacy. Teen Vogue 3/14/2022

Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer discussed the Estuary and Ocean Science Center’s new reef study project near Sausalito. KCBA-TV 3/14/2022; Marin Independent Journal 3/13/2022 (KCBA-TV clip not available.)

Professor of Management Ronald Purser was quoted in an article about how “mindfulness” can actually make people less generous. The Swaddle 3/12/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee discussed the high number of Asian voters in a recent San Francisco school board recall election. New York Times 3/11/2022

A tweet by astronomer Tony Dunn, an alumnus, was quoted in an article about an asteroid that was discovered just before it entered Earth’s atmosphere. Biology Reporter 3/13/2022

Former faculty member and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department Sonia Sanchez will receive the 2022 Edward MacDowell Medal for her work in literature. Black America Web 3/10/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Starbucks’ anti-union tactics. Law360 3/10/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Photographer Kate Joyce, an alumna, discussed her new book, “Metaphysics.” Santa Fe New Mexican 3/11/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about Starbucks’ anti-union tactics. Truthout 3/10/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the successful unionization by employees at three Starbucks locations in Buffalo, New York. Restaurant Dive 3/10/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed advocacy against anti-Asian violence in the U.S. KCBS Radio 3/9/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln was quoted in an article about the high number of deaths in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 virus. The Atlantic 3/8/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an article about the tactics Starbucks is using to keep employees from unionizing. The Labor and Working Class History Association/Labor Journal 3/7/2022

Alumnus Morgan Hampton was listed as a participant in DC Comics’ 2022 Milestone Media Initiative program. Bleeding Cool 3/10/2022

Coastline College English professor and English and Humanities department co-chair Marilyn Brock, an alumna, was selected to receive the 2021-22 Hayward Award for Excellence in Education. Orange County Breeze 3/9/2022

Alumna Lanny Thedy discussed her experience establishing herself as a teacher in the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Macau News 3/8/2022

American video game director and scriptwriter Amy Hennig, an alumna, was profiled. D1SoftballNews 3/8/2022

Alumnus Chris Lanzafame, owner of Lanzafame Furniture Company in Pittsburg, was interviewed about closing the family store after 107 years in business. Silicon Valley 3/8/2022

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was listed among women leading companies worldwide. Lifestyle Asia India 3/7/2022

American actor Laurel Goodwin, an alumna, passed away February 25. People 3/7/2022Meaww 3/7/2022New York Post 3/7/2022 (This topic was covered by over 30 media outlets.)

SF State might receive a Higher Education Student Housing grant to expand affordable student housing. San Francisco Examiner 3/7/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate project, co-founded by Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, was discussed in an article about proposed legislative bills created to combat anti-Asian violence. CalMatters 3/10/2022

Results of a national survey conducted by the Stop AAPI Hate project showed over 10,000 incidents of anti-Asian violence in the U.S. over the last couple of years. WNBC-TV 3/8/2022 (This article was republished by 11 NBC-affiliated sites.)

A new ethnic studies certificate program at SF State created to help incarcerated youth was mentioned in an article about education efforts at the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center in New Jersey. Juvenile Justice Information Exchange 3/8/2022

A 2020 report by researchers at SF State that highlighted how Donald Trump’s rhetoric surrounding COVID-19 fueled anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S. was cited in multiple articles about a man who attacked seven women in New York last month. Daily Kos 3/7/2022Insider Voice 3/7/2022

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Sukanya Chakrabarti spoke about the department’s latest play, “A Nice Indian Boy,” which opens this month. Indian Currents 4/8/2022

SF State was listed as one of 200 U.S. universities where it is easier to get accepted. BWZ 4/8/2022Southern Sports Today 4/8/2022KTEN-TV 4/8/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was mentioned in an article about Cynthia Choi, co-founder of the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center. The New York Times 3/7/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on what the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic can teach us about the COVID-19 endemic. CBS News 3/6/2022 (This article was published by over 10 media outlets.)

Alumna Rebecca Johnson, a faculty member at Lowell High School in San Francisco, discussed the impact of changes to the school’s admission requirements. The New Yorker 3/7/2022

American actor Laurel Goodwin, an alumna, passed away Feb. 25. The Hollywood Reporter 3/7/2022Metro UK 3/7/2022

Photographer Julie Gebhardt, an alumna, discussed photographing architecture and classic cars in San Francisco. SF Gate 3/6/2022

Alumnus Chris Haire, city editor of the Press-Telegram and Daily Breeze, was a panelist at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Conference last week. Long Beach Press-Telegram 3/5/2022

SF State’s decision to maintain campus face-covering requirements was mentioned in an article about the easing of county masking guidelines. The Mercury News 3/5/2022USA online news3/5/2022 (The Mercury News article has a paywall. It was republished by four media outlets.)

JR Valrey, the creator of BlackNewWorldMedia.com and the “The Minister of Information” podcast, discussed how attending a summer journalism program for high school students at SF State influenced his career. San Francisco Bay View 3/4/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the Stop AAPI Hate project were mentioned in an article about the lack of bystander intervention for victims of anti-Asian violence in the U.S. The Good Men Project 3/4/2022

Facilities Coordinator for Campus Recreation Camree May discussed sustainability efforts at SF State. Campus Rec Magazine 3/4/2022

Alumni George and Judy Marcus received the 2022 Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement award. Palo Alto Weekly 3/4/2022

Artist and educator Adele Foster Pruitt, an alumna, passed away last month. The Press Democrat 3/3/2022

SF State might receive a Higher Education Student Housing grant to expand affordable student housing. Mount Shasta Herald 3/3/2022 (This article was originally published by EdSource.)

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross’ book “Beyond the Synagogue” was reviewed. The Jewish Chronicle 3/3/2022

An editorial by Professor of International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov was quoted in an article advocating for global nuclear de-escalation. Truthout 3/3/2022

Professor and Chair of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri wrote an article about the history of post-war order. Tehran Times 3/2/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about the unionization of workers at an REI store in Manhattan. New York Times 3/3/2022Adventure Journal 3/3/2022 (This topic was covered by 11 media outlets.)

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright discussed methods that schools can use to create a culture of healing for students. KQED 2/7/2022

Alumnus Thomas McCarty was appointed to the William Woods University Board of Trustees. Fulton Sun 3/3/2022

SF State might receive a Higher Education Student Housing grant expanding affordable student housing if it’s approved by the state legislature. EdSource 3/3/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk’s research into non-citizen voting was cited in an article about non-citizen voting in New York City. Politico 3/2/2022

Director of the Health Equity Institute Jesus Ramirez-Valles was interviewed about his life, his efforts to promote health equity and his commitment to training the next generation of scholars. Sick Individuals/Sick Population 2/7/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the successful drive of Starbucks workers in Mesa, Arizona, to join a labor union. Reuters 2/28/2022U.S. News and World Report 2/28/2022 (This story was syndicated to multiple publications.)

Professor of History Andrei P. Tsygankov wrote an editorial about Russia’s recent military operation against Ukraine. Canadian Dimension 2/27/2022

Chair and Professor of Africana Studies Abdul Pitre commented on a new proposal for an AP African American Studies course in high schools. Education Week 2/25/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the recent efforts of Starbucks employees to unionize and how their efforts could signal a change for organized labor. Restaurant Dive 2/25/2022

SF State graduate student Francisco Sanchez-Vasquez discussed a community college program that helped him to transfer to a UC school, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. Spectrum News 1 2/27/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Alumna Jilchristina “Jil” Vest is a co-founder of West Oakland’s Mini Black Panther Party Museum. OutVoices 3/1/2022

Artist and educator Adele Foster Pruitt, an alumna, passed away at the age of 99. The Ukiah Daily Journal 2/28/2022

Alumnus Adam Copeland is KNBR’S newest drive-time afternoon host. KNBR 2/28/2022

Alumna Tina Olson was appointed director of administrative services for the city of Livermore. The Independent 2/27/2022

Alumna and potter Tasha Reneé is the subject of a profile. Comstock’s Magazine 2/25/2022

Alumnus and recovering addict Billy Lemon, who created the Castro Country Club, a sober gathering space for the LGBTQ community, commented on San Francisco’s meth problem. San Francisco Examiner 2/25/2022

February

Professor Emeritus of History Anthony D’Agostino discussed the history of conflict between Russia and the Ukraine on an episode of the podcast “Letters and Politics.” KPFA-FM 2/24/2022

Research by Professor of Sociology Allen LeBlanc was cited in an article about romantic relationships. Psychology Today 2/25/2022

A teacher in Redwood City said many SF State students have expressed an interest in being aides for her school district’s Mandarin Immersion Program. Daily Journal 2/25/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies Steven Ford is the new interim police chief for the city of Antioch. KPIX-TV 2/24/2022KTVU-TV 2/24/2022The Mercury News 2/24/2022

Lecturer for the Humanities Department Steven Savage was interviewed about founding the Blue Bear School of Music. 48 Hills 2/24/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Valerie Soe will be a juror for the 2022 Seattle Asian American Film Festival. International Examiner 2/23/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about unionization efforts at Starbucks locations in Buffalo, New York. Reuters 2/23/2022 (This article was republished by 10 news outlets.)

Alumnus Jay Rosenblatt’s film “When We Were Bullies” was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Short. SF Examiner 2/22/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about the CSU reapplying for grant funding for affordable student housing. Palo Verde Valley 2/24/2023 (This article was originally published 2/15/2022 by CALMatters.)

SF State was the site of a news conference held by state Senator Scott Weiner, who proposed new legislation that would exempt housing projects at the state’s public colleges and universities from environmental review. KCBS-AM 2/23/2023Associated Press 2/22/2022KNTV-TV 2/22/2022 (This topic was covered by over 30 news outlets.)

SF State’s School of Theatre and Dance will present a dance showcase choreographed by alumna and artistic director of LUU Dance Collection Karen Luu set to the music of Kendrick Lamar. Broadway World 2/22/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the high number of Asian voters in the recent San Francisco school board recall election. KCBS-AM 2/21/2022

Professor of Journalism Cristina Azocar and Assistant Professor of Journalism Lourdes Cárdenas received the Distinguished Service to Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter. El Tecolote 2/10/2022

Alum Mouraz Lahlou was interviewed about his new restaurant in Napa. He is owner and executive chef of Mourad and Aziza in San Francisco. Napa Valley Register 2/21/2022

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about how K-12 students advocating for ethnic studies curriculum. USA Today 2/22/2022Yahoo! 2/22/2022 (This article was originally published by USA Today which has a paywall. It was published by five media outlets.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed the candidates for the open 17th Assembly District seat. San Francisco Chronicle 2/20/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about how Starbucks is trying to stop workers from unionizing. The Hill 2/20/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the Japanese internment camps during World War II in an article about how former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt worked to prevent her husband from approving more camps. TIME 2/18/2022

Lecturer of American Indian Studies Roger Kuhn discussed relationships and dating. Native America Calling 2/18/2022

SF State’s Stop AAPI Hate project was cited in an article about the Yau Kung Moon School in San Francisco preparing for this last weekend’s Chinese New Year parade. KQED-FM 2/18/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the high number of Asian voters in the recent San Francisco school board recall election. The New York Times 2/18/2022The Seattle Times 2/18/2022 (This article was originally published by The New York Times and was covered by eight news outlets. The New York Times article has a paywall.)

Retired Professor of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson was mentioned in multiple articles about a proposed bill that would mandate that California’s public pension funds stop investing in fossil fuel companies. The Press Democrat 2/17/2022Daily Kos 2/17/2022

The antisemitic nature of the “Zoombombing” of an April 2020 lecture by Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross was discussed in an article about a similar incident during a virtual event at UC Davis. J. Weekly 2/17/2022

Professor of International Relations and Political Science Andrei P. Tsygankov wrote an article about the United States’ relationship with Russia and the Ukrainian border crisis. Canadian Dimension 2/17/2022

Alumna, actress, writer, producer and comedian Alex Borstein was profiled. MEAWW 2/18/2022

Alumna Tina Olson in the new administrative services director for the City of Livermore. Pleasanton Weekly 2/17/2022

The 1968 student strike and establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about a high school ethnic studies curriculum in Boston. The Boston Globe 2/17/2022

SF State research on how the smell of coffee improves test performance was discussed on an episode of the podcast “Intelligence for Your Life.” KPLA-FM 2/17/2022 (Clip not available.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the results of the recent San Francisco Unified school board recall election. Los Angeles Times 2/17/2022 (This article was originally published by over 15 news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in a story on common union-busting tactics. Teen VOGUE 2/17/2022

Professor Emeritus of History Anthony D’Agostino discussed the Ukraine border crisis on an episode of the podcast “UpFront.” KPFA 2/16/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley was quoted in an article about policing protests and recent demonstrations by Canadian truckers. World Magazine 2/16/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee was quoted in an article about the recent recall of three San Francisco Unified school board members. SFist 2/16/2022

Professor of History Charles Postel discussed the rise of monopolies in the United States during the 19th century. NPR Illinois 2/16/2022

Alumna Latuan Wheaton was interviewed about her new book, “The Turn.” The Richmond Standard 2/16/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about a proposed plan to distribute Golden State Stimulus monies to California students. Outsider 2/16/2022

Professor of History Charles Postel discussed the rise of monopolies in the United States during the 19th century. WBUR 2/16/2022

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the ousting of three San Francisco school board members. New York Times 2/16/2022

Asian American Studies Professor Valerie Soe is a juror at the Big Muddy Film Festival in Carbondale, Illinois. Benton Evening News 2/16/2022

Asian American Studies Professor Russell Jeung commented on criticism of Olympic skier Eileen Gu, who was born in the U.S. but is skiing for China. San Francisco Chronicle 2/15/2022

Research into the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans by Asian American Studies Professor Russell Jeung was mentioned in a report about the rise of hate crimes in major cities. Spectrum News NY1 2/15/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on Amazon workers in Alabama and their push to unionize. NPR 2/14/2022

The deadline is approaching to submit proposed legislation that would provide SF State students and students at other California colleges with a universal basic income. The U.S. Sun 2/15/2022

Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Carlos Hagedorn is part of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership (ALLP), a consulting organization made up of academics and equity experts. Sonoma West Times & News 2/15/2022

Alumna LaSandra White is the new principal of Archie Williams High School in San Anselmo. Texas Metro News 2/15/2022Garland Journal 2/15/2022 (This article was originally published in The Oakland Post.)

Disability rights activist Johnnie Lacy, an alumna, was profiled. Kiss951.com 2/14/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about the CSU reapplying for grant funding for affordable student housing. CalMatters 2/15/2022 (This article was published by 11 news outlets.)

SF State’s return to in-person instruction was mentioned in multiple news stories. KCBS-AM 2/14/2022 (KPIX-TV clip not available.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the upcoming San Francisco Unified school board recall election. NPR 2/13/2022; KTVU-TV 2/13/2022; KRXI-TV 2/13/2022 (KTVU-TV and KRXI-TV clips not available online. This topic was covered by over 45 media outlets.)

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented in an article about non-citizens voting in the upcoming San Francisco Unified school board recall election. KOFY-TV 2/11/2022

Research being co-conducted by Lecturer of Public Health Jessica Wolin was discussed in an article about how California State University, Long Beach is addressing equity in higher education. Long Beach Business Journal 2/11/2022

Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Nathaniel Tan and student “Alex” are part of a new ethnic studies certificate program at SF State created to help incarcerated youth. North Coast Journal 2/11/2022Times-Herald 2/11/2022 (This article was originally published 2/10/2022 by CALMatters.)

Entrepreneur and alumna Venus Chi was interviewed about founding Bakebe, a self-service bakery in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Living 2/14/2022

Late Chicana painter and activist Yolanda López, an alumna, was remembered. Hyperallergic 2/13/2022

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an article about how scholars are responding to advocacy against Critical Race Theory. Milwaukee Independent 2/14/2022 (This article was originally published 1/11/2022 in Yes!.)

SF State’s return to in-person instruction was mentioned in multiple news stories. KNTV-TV 2/14/2022KRON-4 2/14/2022; KPIX-TV 2/13/2022 (KPIX-TV clip not available.)

Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Nathaniel Tan and student “Alex” are part of a new ethnic studies certificate program at SF State created to help incarcerated youth. The Imprint 2/11/2022

Professor Emeritus of Meteorology John Monteverdi commented on how the recent dry, warm weather in the Bay Area may impact wildfire season. KTVU 2/10/2022

Alumna Maria Luisa Jimenez was interviewed about starting the San Francisco-based consulting company Mama Mia. San Francisco Bay Times 2/10/2022

The founding of Project Rebound at SF State in the 1960s was discussed in an article about multiple CSUs, including SF State, that received funding to help formerly incarcerated students find housing. California News Times 2/10/2022

Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Nathaniel Tan was interviewed about a new ethnic studies certificate program at SF State created to help incarcerated youth. CALMatters 2/10/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about a second unionization attempt by employees at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama. Lebanon Democrat 2/10/2022 (This article was originally published 2/4/2022 by the Associated Press.)

Associate Professor of Biology Robyn Crook has been named an Allen Distinguished Investigator. Insider Voice 2/10/2022Science Magazine 2/9/2022GeekWire 2/9/2022

SF State research into the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans was mentioned after the San Francisco Police Department released data showing a major increase in attacks against the Asian American community. Nichi Bei 2/9/2022 (This article was originally published 1/25/2022 by the Associated Press.)

SF State student Jessie Plascencia was interviewed about her creative efforts to land a job with Pixar. MSN 2/2/2022 (This article was originally published by NBC Bay Area.)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on how it would impact life in the Bay Area if the COVID-19 pandemic became an endemic. San Francisco Chronicle 2/6/2022

Associate Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley talked about the benefits of exercise in an article about making excuses to avoid exercise. Optimist Daily 2/9/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a second attempt to unionize Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama. Cheddar News 2/9/2022

Professor of Management Sally Baack commented on the dismissal of President Biden’s science advisor following accusations of bullying. KCBS 2/8/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Paul Chan was remembered in an obituary. International Examiner 2/8/2022

Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Jamillah Moore was profiled in an article about CSU community members paving the way for social justice. California State University News 2/7/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed U.S. President Joe Biden’s labor task force recommendations. Fault Lines Radio 2/6/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about employee efforts to unionize at a hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. Z Magazine 2/6/2022

Alumnus Charles Hall, inventor of the waterbed, was discussed on an episode of “The Henry Ford Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca.” KCOY-TV 2/6/2022; KKTV-TV 2/6/2022 (Clips not available online.)

Faculty volunteers from SF State were mentioned in an article about the success of Mount Tamalpais College, a two-year college that offers associate degrees for residents of San Quentin Prison. Inside HigherEd 2/8/2022

A class taught by an SF State film student helped inspire the director of the Oscar-nominated documentary short “Lynching Postcards.” San Francisco Examiner 2/6/2022

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on how it would impact life in the Bay Area if the COVID-19 pandemic became an endemic. San Francisco Chronicle 2/6/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed a second unionization attempt by employees at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama, on NPR’s “Morning Edition.” WBHM 2/4/2022WNYC-AM 2/4/2022 (This topic was covered by over 180 news media outlets.)

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on how the Asian American community is celebrating the Lunar New Year. Farmers’ Advance 2/1/2022 (This article was originally published in USA Today. It was republished in five other media outlets.)

Student Manmit Singh was quoted in an article about the CSU’s decision to add caste-based discrimination to its non-discrimination policy. KERO-TV 2/5/2022New Delhi Times 2/5/2022

Principal at St. John’s Lutheran School in Napa Christy Wood, an alumna, was profiled. Napa Valley Register 2/4/2022

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State in 1969 was discussed in an article about ethnic studies degrees.  U.S. News & World Report 2/4/2022WTOP-FM 2/4/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about a second unionization attempt by employees at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama. NPR 2/4/2022The Hill 2/4/2022Associated Press 2/4/2022 (This topic was covered by over 175 news outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Counseling Elif Balin commented on the firing of three elected deans from Boğaziçi University in Turkey. Inside HigherEd 2/4/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate coalition, co-founded by Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, was mentioned in an article about the FBI’s efforts to improve access to hate crime reporting. The Frontier Post 2/4/2022

Research by Associate Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley on the benefits of using virtual reality for physical fitness was cited. The Wall Street Journal 1/30/2022

Student Manmit Singh’s efforts to advocate for the CSU to add caste-based discrimination to its non-discrimination policy was discussed. Inside HigherEd 2/4/2022

Professional puppeteer Randal Metz, an alumnus, was interviewed about his new book, “Enchanted Strings: Bob Baker Marionette Theater.” The Orange County Register 2/4/2022 (This article was featured in nine news outlets.)

Late activist and leader in Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement in the 1960s Mario Savio, an alumnus, was profiled. The Chronicle of Higher Education 2/4/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

The Morrison Chamber Music Center at SF State will resume the Jane H. Galante Concert Series this spring. San Francisco Classical Voice 2/1/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about employee efforts to unionize at a hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. Boston Globe 2/3/2022Vice 2/3/2022The Intercept 2/3/2022

Late faculty member and alumnus Joseph L. White was profiled in an article about health, medicine and Black history. South Florida Times 2/3/2022

Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David Peña-Guzmán commented on research into how animals perceive death. Vice 2/2/2022

Associate Professor of American Indian Studies Robert Keith Collins commented on a recommendation to the CSU to eliminate SAT and ACT tests from admissions requirements. The Tribune 1/30/2022

SF State student Jessie Plascencia was interviewed about her creative efforts to land a job with Pixar. KNTV-TV 2/2/2022

SF State student Sahiba Singh spoke with KQED about the California State University’s recent decision to adopt caste protections as part of its nondiscrimination policy. KQED 2/1/2022

Chair of Journalism and alumna Rachele Kanigel is profiled on the storytelling podcast “Storied San Francisco.” Storied San Francisco 2/1/2022

Professor of Creative Writing May-lee Chai reviewed Lan Samantha Chang’s latest novel, “The Family Chao.” The Roanoke Times 2/2/2022The News & Observer 2/2/2022Richmond Times-Dispatch 2/2/2022 (This article appeared in more than 10 publications.)

Proposed California legislation could mean students at five CSU campuses, including SF State, receive a universal basic income. Fresno Bee 1/26/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H.X. Lee was interviewed about the Lunar New Year and the symbolism behind the Year of the Tiger.  NBC News 2/1/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on how the Asian American community is celebrating the Lunar New Year. USA Today 2/1/2022Yahoo! 2/1/2022 (This article was originally published in USA Today.)

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was interviewed about the growing interest in labor unions in the U.S. Academic Minute 2/1/2022Inside HigherEd 2/1/2022Player FM 2/1/2022

Research by Professor of Psychology Ezequiel Morsella was referenced in an article about how companies can include diversity, equity and inclusion in their work models. Forbes 1/31/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the success of a unionizing campaign by workers at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York. Vice 1/31/2022

Professor of Kinesiology Marilyn Mitchell was interviewed about her career with the San Francisco-based all-trans female rock band Lipstick Conspiracy. KALW 1/31/2022

Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson wrote an article about the success of “gonzo journalism.”  History News Network 1/28/2022

Alumnus Michael Corrigan wrote an article about the life of Charles Dickens. Idaho State Journal 2/1/2022

January

Professor of Kinesiology Marilyn Mitchell was interviewed about her career with the San Francisco-based all-trans female rock band Lipstick Conspiracy. Bay Area Reporter 1/28/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about the success of a unionizing campaign by workers at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York. iNews 1/29/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about unemployment trends in Utah. Kiowa County Press 1/28/2022

Student Manmit Singh was quoted in an article about the CSU’s decision to add caste-based discrimination to its non-discrimination policy. KERO-TV 1/29/2022California News Times 1/28/2022

Alumnus and Indigenous activist Richard Oakes’ involvement in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz was mentioned in an article about other participants in the occupation. The Rafu Shimpo 1/29/2022

Alumnus Frank Somerville was quoted in an article about his departure as a news anchor at KTVU. The Mercury News 1/28/2022Marin Independent Journal 1/28/2022Times-Herald 1/28/2022 (This topic was covered by four news outlets.)

SF State research into the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans was mentioned after the San Francisco Police Department released data showing a major increase in attacks against the Asian American community. NBC News 1/29/2022 (This article was originally published 1/25/2022 by the Associated Press.)

Associate Professor of Creative Writing May-lee Chai wrote a review of the book “The Family Chao.” Star Tribune 1/28/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about labor union membership trends in the U.S. NPR 1/28/2022 (This article was published by over 25 NPR-affiliated sites.)

Professor of Political Science Andrei P. Tsygankov wrote an article about the U.S. reaction to fears Russia will invade Ukraine. Canadian Dimension 1/27/2022

Student Lynn Fischer was interviewed about being a server at the Pork Store Café in San Francisco. MSN Lifestyle 1/27/2022

The Stop AAPI Hate website was cited in an article about a significant increase in anti-Asian violence in San Francisco. Teller Report 1/28/2022

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith discussed China’s relationship with the Middle East. Tehran Times 1/26/2022

Associate Professor of American Indian Studies Robert Keith Collins commented on a recommendation to the CSU to eliminate SAT and ACT tests from admissions requirements. EdSource 1/27/2022

Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Arthur Asa Berger commented in an article about the once-ubiquitous Doggie Diner mascot. SF Gate 1/27/2022

Alumna Jess Hudson commented on the expansion of the child tax credit. NPR 1/27/2022 (This article was published by over 70 news outlets.)

Alumnus Terry Riley was interviewed about his career in music. Magnet 1/27/2022

A 2018 study by the Family Acceptance Project was cited in an article about suicide prevention in the LGBTQ community. Today 1/26/2022

SF State research into the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans was mentioned after the San Francisco Police Department released data showing a major increase in attacks against the Asian American community. Asian Post 1/26/2022Times of India 1/26/2022 (This article was originally published by the Associated Press.)

SF State School of Art’s first Latinx Chair Victor De La Rosa was profiled for his efforts to build diversity and inclusion into the classroom. KTVU 1/25/2022

SF State Professor emeritus Jeffery Paul Chan was remembered in an obituary. The Rafu Shimpo 1/25/2022

The legacy of Bay Area artist and alumnus Sam Tchakalian is explored in an article. Hyperallergic 1/25/2022

Alumna Christine Williams was hired as vice president and senior underwriting specialist by Santa Rosa-based Summit State Bank. North Bay Business Journal 1/25/2022

SF State research into the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans was mentioned after the San Francisco Police Department released data showing a major increase in attacks against the Asian American community. NBC News 1/25/2022ABC News 1/25/2022Associated Press 1/25/2022US News & World Report 1/25/2022 (This article by the AP was reposted in more than 10 news outlets.)

School of Art Director Victor De La Rosa discussed incorporating diversity and inclusion into his curriculum. KTVU-TV 1/23/2022 (Clip not available.)

Lecturer of Public Health Robin Flagg commented on a proposal to expand a San Francisco health care program to the entire state. San Francisco Examiner 1/24/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented on recent participation by undocumented citizens in New York City’s local elections. The Washington Post 1/24/2022

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about growing migration crises and humanitarian emergencies at the borders in the U.S. and Europe. Richmond Times-Dispatch 1/24/2022 (This article was originally published in The Los Angeles Times.)

Alumna Kathy Littles is the new provost at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco. Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 1/24/2022

SF State was mentioned in an article about a new universal basic income pilot project. The Sun 1/25/2022The Fresno Bee 1/24/2022

Professor of Humanities Mary Scott commented on her participation in a rally protesting the Castro Theatre’s conversion into a live events venue. San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/2022 (This article was published by four media outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Public Health R. David Rebanal commented on student health and safety during the surge of the COVID-19 omicron variant. The Hanford Sentinel 1/23/2022Santa Maria Times 1/23/2022Lake County Record-Bee 1/22/2022 (This article was originally published in CALMatters.)

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a dispute between supermarket workers in Colorado and their employer. KUNR-FM 1/21/2022

The adoption of Asian American studies curricula in the 1960s at SF State was mentioned in an article about advocates working to make it a requirement for schools to teach about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. NBC News 1/7/2022

Assistant Professor of Public Health R. David Rebanal commented on student health and safety during the surge of infections from the COVID-19 omicron variant. CALMatters 1/21/2022

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented on a recent tweet about undocumented immigrant voting rights made by Republican Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson. CNN 1/21/2022 (This article was published in 22 news outlets.)

Professor of Management Ronald Purser was quoted in an article about improving workplace mental health. Forbes 1/20/2022

Student Manmit Singh commented on the CSU’s decision to add caste-based discrimination to its non-discrimination policy. The Press Democrat 1/20/2022The Chronicle 1/20/2022 (This article was originally published in The Los Angeles Times.)

Student Jisselle Yanez was interviewed about College Spaces from Different Places, a group she co-created to help other students with visual impairments. The Reporter 1/20/2022

SF State is one of 16 CSU campuses to participate in the College Core program, an initiative designed to connect students to scholarships and work experience. California State University 1/20/2022

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent meeting with Senate Democrats to discuss how to pass multiple voting rights bills. KTVU-TV 1/19/2022

Professor Emeritus of Counseling Stuart Loomis died Jan. 17. Bay Area Reporter 1/19/2022

Student Manmit Singh commented on the CSU’s decision to add protection against caste-based discrimination to its non-discrimination policy. The Week 1/20/2022Los Angeles Times 1/20/2022The Wire 1/20/2022 (This topic was discussed in 17 news outlets.)

Alumna Asma Eschen, who was active in efforts to help people in Afghanistan, died Jan. 6. Marin Independent Journal 1/19/2022

SF State is one of 45 colleges statewide to participate in the College Core program, an initiative designed to connect students to scholarships and work experience. KRON-TV 1/19/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the murder of an Asian American woman in New York City as another tragic example of the rise in violent crimes against Asian Americans spurred by the pandemic. KTVU 1/19/2022

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a dispute between supermarket workers in Colorado and their employer. KUNR 1/19/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Alumnus and leader of a Sonoma County musical group for seniors Sid Gordon passed away at 95. Press Democrat 1/18/2022

Alumna and journalist Lori Teresa Yearwood chronicles the trauma she experienced while homeless in an essay about homelessness and the toxicity of the White Savior Complex. Mother Jones 1/18/2022

SF State is one of 45 colleges statewide to participate in the College Core program, an initiative designed to connect students to scholarships and work experience. KTVU 1/19/2022 (Clip not available online.)

SF State is mentioned as one of the first universities in the nation to establish an Asian American Studies department in an article about more universities making Asian American studies courses a requirement. Yahoo!News 1/18/2022

Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the need for unity in the Asian American Pacific Islander community in a story about Michelle Alyssa Go, a Bay Area woman who died after being pushed onto the tracks of a New York subway. KTVU-TV 1/18/2022

Professor Emeritus of History Joseph E. Illick was quoted in an article about how photojournalists have changed their coverage of crises since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Forbes 1/17/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about the success of a unionizing campaign by workers at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York. The Hill 1/17/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about unionization efforts in multiple fields. KUNC-FM 1/15/2022

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Charles Egan contributed to a new exhibit about the history of Angel Island. Nichi Bei Times 1/1/2022

Student Kuinini Manumua discussed the personal impact of the recent underwater volcano eruption near Tonga. San Francisco Chronicle 1/17/2022

Findings on plant reproduction by SF State researchers was cited in an article about the “world’s oldest fossilized flower bud.” The Sun Best 1/17/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about a unionizing campaign at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York. The New York Times 1/14/2022The Seattle Times 1/14/2022 ; Honolulu Star-Advertiser 1/14/2022 (This article was originally published in The New York Times, which has a paywall. It was republished in four news outlets.)

Writer Mary Clare Griffin, an alumna, was interviewed about writing and cooking. Idaho Mountain Express 1/14/2022

Professor Emeritus of Management Mitchell Marks discussed inflation of consumer goods in the U.S. KTVU-TV 1/12/2022 (Clip not available online.)

Professor of Africana Studies Dorothy Tsuruta commented on the minting of a new U.S. quarter commemorating the late poet Maya Angelou. KRON-TV 1/12/2022

Kevin Umaña, an alumnus, will be a juror for an annual competitive exhibition put on by the Springfield Art Museum of Springfield, Missouri. Joplin Globe 1/12/2022

The 1960s SF State student group Third World Liberation Front was mentioned in an article about students at Dartmouth College advocating for an Asian American studies program. The New York Times 1/13/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Associate Professor of Geography and Environment Jennifer Blecha was mentioned in an interview with her wife, who is the new priest at Trinity Episcopal Church in Litchfield, Minnesota. Hutchinson Leader 1/12/2022

San Francisco Convention Facilities Director John Noguchi, an alumnus, recently announced his retirement. The Rafu Shimpo 1/11/2022

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an article about how scholars are responding to advocacy against Critical Race Theory. YES! 1/11/2022

Professors of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo and Valerie Soe’s involvement with the Facebook group the Auntie Sewing Squad was mentioned in an interview with the group’s founder, Kristina Wong, on an episode of “The Laura Flanders Show.” WIPB-TV  1/10/2022

Research by Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk was cited in an article about New York’s decision to allow noncitizens to vote in local elections. Bloomberg Quint 1/10/2022

The adoption of Asian American studies curricula in the 1960s at SF State was mentioned in an article about advocates working to make it a requirement for schools to teach about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Yahoo! 1/7/2022 (This article was originally published by NBC News.)

Professor of Cinema Daniel Bernardi discussed why “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry gave San Francisco an important role in the series. SF Gate 1/9/2022

Student Californian Ash was profiled in an article about TikTok influencers. The Sun 1/7/2022

Photojournalism student Ashley Hayes-Stone discussed returning to campus after studying remotely during the early part of the pandemic. El Observador 1/7/2022 (This article was originally published in CalMatters.)

Executive Director of the Vietnamese American Roundtable Philip Nguyen, an alumnus, was profiled. SF Gate 1/8/2022 (This article was originally published in the San José Spotlight.)

The creation of a Black studies curriculum at SF State in the 1960s was mentioned in an article about a book on the history of the Black arts movement in the south. The Nation 1/10/2022

The creation of an Asian American studies curriculum at SF State in the 1960s was mentioned in an article about advocates working to make it a requirement for schools to teach about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. NBC News 1/7/2022 (This article was published in three news outlets.)

The University’s decision to delay in-person classes for the Spring 2022 semester due to increased COVID-19 infections in California was discussed in multiple articles. KALW 1/10/2022ABC 7 1/10/2022San Francisco Examiner 1/7/2022

The University’s decision to delay in-person classes for the Spring 2022 semester due to increased COVID-19 infections in California was discussed in multiple articles. KCBS Radio 1/7/2022KTVU-TV 1/6/2022SFGate 1/6/2022 (This topic was covered by six news outlets.)

Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang commented on “tip baiting,” a trend in which customers offer delivery drivers higher tips for faster delivery. WNBC-TV 1/6/2022 (This article was published in eight news outlets.)

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about growing migration crises and humanitarian emergencies at the borders in the U.S. and Europe. Star Tribune 1/6/2022 (This article was originally published in The Los Angeles Times.)

Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Melissa Camacho commented on the passing of television legend Betty White. Bay Area Reporter 1/5/2022

Lecturer of Humanities Peter Richardson was interviewed about his new book “Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo.” Nob Hill Gazette 1/5/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about Google’s union-busting methods. Shepherd Express 1/3/2022

Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi wrote an editorial about Critical Race Theory. Nichi Bei 1/2/2022

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about public support of unions. Focus Magazine 11/1/2021

Alum Shaylyn Martos wrote an article about their experience as a person of color pursuing a degree in journalism. KQED 1/6/2022

Executive Director of the Vietnamese American Roundtable Philip Nguyen, an alumnus, was profiled. San José Spotlight 1/5/2022

Alum “Sis” was interviewed about an upcoming stage performance in Rodgers & Hammerstein's “Oklahoma!.” Windy City Times 1/5/2022

Alumni Janet Varney, Cole Stratton and David Owen, who founded the annual comedy festival SF Sketchfest, discussed postponing the festival due to COVID-19. San Francisco Chronicle 1/5/2022

Alumnus Peter Coyote is a narrator on an audio tour of artist Ruth Asawa’s public work. Nichi Bei 1/2/2022

Nader Mehravari, a research fellow for the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at SF State, discussed traditional foods eaten on Shab-e Yalda, the Iranian celebration of the winter solstice. Honolulu Star-Advertiser 1/2/2022 (This article was originally published Dec. 6, 2021, in The New York Times.)

Student Marjorie Blen discussed her experience studying remotely during the early part of the pandemic on the podcast series “Pandemic Campus Diaries.” EdSurge 1/4/2022

SF State hosted a virtual screening of “Agents of Change,” a documentary about student protests in the 1960s. The Guardsman 12/8/2021

Student Marjorie Blenlead discussed advocating for new remedial course requirements at community colleges in California. Inside Higher Ed 1/4/2022

Alumna Lori Teresa Yearwood, who is a reporter covering the nonprofit Economic Hardship Project, wrote an op-ed about her experience being homeless. The Salt Lake Tribune 1/2/2022  (This article was originally published in The New York Times.)

A study by researchers at SF State on the effects of having a creative hobby was referenced in an article. Washington Times-Herald 1/2/2022

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley commented on recent dash- and body-cam videos from the San Ramon Police Department of a man mauled by a police dog. San Francisco Chronicle 1/3/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon’s Progressive Voter Index was cited in an article about voter demographic data for San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 1/3/2022 (This article has a paywall.)

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about growing migration crises and humanitarian emergencies at the borders in the U.S. and Europe. Los Angeles Times 1/2/2022

Photojournalism student Ashley Hayes-Stone discussed her experience returning to campus in fall 2021. San Francisco Chronicle 1/2/2022 (This article has a paywall.)