More than 200 students, staff and community members protested around the Saint Ignatius Church on the University of San Francisco’s campus Thursday in hopes of saving the Upward Bound program.Upward Bound, which is a federally funded program to help low-income and at risk teens prepare for college, will no longer be housed at the university after August 2012.University officials said the program can no longer continue on campus because of a “severe space crunch.” Read More
Ollie Matson, a Hall of Fame running back who was once traded for nine players during his 14-year NFL career and won two medals at the 1952 Olympics, has died. He was 80.
Matson died Saturday of respiratory failure surrounded by family at his home in Los Angeles, his nephew Art Thompson III told The Associated Press.
Thompson said Matson had been mostly bedridden for several years due to a form of dementia. He said Matson hadn't spoken in four years. Read More
When more than half of a basketball team is made up of freshmen, most coaches and fans are less concerned with winning conference championships and more concerned with winning games.
But USF men’s basketball coach Rex Walters knows that the opponents don’t care how much, or little, experience the Dons have. When it comes down to it, neither does Walters. Read More
A confused, saddened crowd of about 200 San Franciscans emerged from the darkness of the Richmond district Jan. 20 to gather in an auditorium on the campus of the University of San Francisco. Silently filling the hall, they clutched signs reading “Mozart, my ass!” and “We want our rock and roll back!”
As soon as USF President Father Stephen Privett entered the packed auditorium, the crowd erupted. “Shame on USF! Shame on USF!” Read More
Members of the Board of Supervisors blasted the University of San Francisco’s decision to sell its radio channel KUSF 90.3 FM to a Los Angeles-based broadcaster. Read More
Protests, both physical and online, erupted the day after college radio station KUSF announced it was going off the air.
KUSF employees are planning a protest alongside volunteers at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the University of San Francisco. Read More
KUSF, a San Francisco-based college radio station with a cult following, abruptly went off the air Tuesday morning, shocking its DJs and listeners.The University of San Francisco sold its license for radio frequency 90.3 FM to the Classical Public Radio Network for $3.75 million, but did not mention the sale to all but a couple of staffers until after it pulled the plug on KUSF at 10 a.m. Read More
Police in San Francisco are investigating a home invasion robbery that took place near the University of San Francisco Saturday night.Officers responded to a report of shots fired near a home in the 2500 block of Golden Gate Avenue at around 9:30 p.m., San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza said.A 21-year-old man told police he was letting a friend out when four men rushed the door and broke in, demanding money. Read More
A private university’s science curriculum and regal campus will both be reinvented through construction of a landmark building.
The University of San Francisco, a sprawling university that occupies much of the Lone Mountain neighborhood north of the Panhandle, secured approval from city planners to build a 60,000-square-foot science center. Read More
A host of players from area colleges were drafted on the second day of the baseball draft, but it was a prep star who was the highest local player drafted Tuesday.
Aragon High shortstop Sam Tuivailala was taken in the third round (No. 106 overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Tuivailala, who has committed to play at Fresno State next year, also pitched for Aragon. Read More