San Francisco State University

One of the four hunger strikers speaks to San Francisco State University students as they gather for a news conference, supporting the four hunger strike students and restate their demands for funding $8 million to the College of Ethnic Studies on Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the SF Examiner)

SFSU hunger striker hospitalized

A San Francisco State University student on hunger strike was hospitalized Monday…

One of the four hunger strikers speaks to San Francisco State University students as they gather for a news conference, supporting the four hunger strike students and restate their demands for funding $8 million to the College of Ethnic Studies on Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the SF Examiner)
Students gather in the quad of San Francisco State University during the beginning of a hunger strike calling for $8 million funding for the Ethnic Studies department Monday, May 2, 2016. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)

SFSU students begin hunger strike over funding for Ethnic Studies

A group of San Francisco State University students have decided to forgo…

Students gather in the quad of San Francisco State University during the beginning of a hunger strike calling for $8 million funding for the Ethnic Studies department Monday, May 2, 2016. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)
Professor, author and historian Joseph McBride poses for a portrait in the library of San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco State professor’s memoir chronicles mental breakdown that led to success

There was something wrong with his mind. At 17 years old, a…

Professor, author and historian Joseph McBride poses for a portrait in the library of San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Students at San Francisco State University gather on Tuesday to organize a list of demands to present to university president Leslie Wong regarding purported cuts in funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFSU’s College of Ethnic Studies faces possible cuts

San Francisco State University’s nationally celebrated College of Ethnic Studies could lose…

Students at San Francisco State University gather on Tuesday to organize a list of demands to present to university president Leslie Wong regarding purported cuts in funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
By moving the M-Ocean View subway line underground, Muni hopes to avoid delays and decrease travel times. (Courtesy SFMTA)

New plan for M-Ocean View subway line unveiled

Nearly 45 years ago, Muni trains boldly went where no San Francisco…

By moving the M-Ocean View subway line underground, Muni hopes to avoid delays and decrease travel times. (Courtesy SFMTA)
A recent report says San Francisco's economy and employment is on the rise, reviving itself after the recession with the greatest number of jobs in The City being in the office sector. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF economy continues to flourish amid all-time employment high

San Francisco’s booming economy continued to flourish last year, with even some…

A recent report says San Francisco's economy and employment is on the rise, reviving itself after the recession with the greatest number of jobs in The City being in the office sector. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Rape reported at SF State dormitory

A person was reportedly raped at a San Francisco State University dormitory…

San Francisco State University President Les E. Wong, left, listens to the student Katie Rivers voice concerns with pouring rights issues during a town hall meeting at Seven Hills Conference Center at SFSU on Thursday, Nov.19. ( Courtesy Qing Huang/Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State plan to partner with beverage company fizzles out

San Francisco State University will not enter into a partnership with a…

San Francisco State University President Les E. Wong, left, listens to the student Katie Rivers voice concerns with pouring rights issues during a town hall meeting at Seven Hills Conference Center at SFSU on Thursday, Nov.19. ( Courtesy Qing Huang/Golden Gate Xpress)
The Tiburon Salmon Institute operates pens to raise the fish before releasing them into the wild. COURTESY TIBURON SALMON INSTITUTE

Tiburon Salmon Institute told to vacate SFSU site by Sept. 2016

A Marin County salmon institute has been told it must vacate the…

The Tiburon Salmon Institute operates pens to raise the fish before releasing them into the wild. COURTESY TIBURON SALMON INSTITUTE
At a panel Tuesday morning at San Francisco State Univeristy of nearly a dozen undocumented students, John King, senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the agency’s first-ever resource guide for educators to better support undocumented youths in high school and college. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

First-of-its-kind federal resource guide helps educators support undocumented youths

San Francisco State University junior Pamela Ortiz was dismayed when a political…

At a panel Tuesday morning at San Francisco State Univeristy of nearly a dozen undocumented students, John King, senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the agency’s first-ever resource guide for educators to better support undocumented youths in high school and college. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)
A woman was sexually battered at San Francisco State University by an unidentified man Wednesday, September 30, 2015, university officials said. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, file photo 2012)

Woman sexually battered on SF State campus

A woman was sexually battered at San Francisco State University by an…

A woman was sexually battered at San Francisco State University by an unidentified man Wednesday, September 30, 2015, university officials said. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, file photo 2012)
A new labor agreement allows for San Francisco State University police officers to carry pepper spray and stun guns. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF State to equip campus police with Tasers

In a city where the police department was barred from using Tasers…

A new labor agreement allows for San Francisco State University police officers to carry pepper spray and stun guns. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)
This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)

In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man ‘waiting to go BOOM’

Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman…

This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)
The largest freshman enrollment at SFSU begins monday (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2013)

SFSU braces for largest ever freshman class

San Francisco State University is preparing to welcome the largest freshman class…

The largest freshman enrollment at SFSU begins monday (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2013)
An artist’s impression of the Kepler-453b system shows the newly discovered planet on the right and the eclipsing binary stars on the left.

SF State professor part of milestone discovery of planets orbiting two stars

New research in part from a San Francisco State University professor has…

An artist’s impression of the Kepler-453b system shows the newly discovered planet on the right and the eclipsing binary stars on the left.
The Tiburon Salmon Institute is no longer in danger of losing their location where the organization has operated since 1973. Brooke Halsey, executive director of the Tiburon Salmon Institute, moves a swim ladder across the deck of a Salmon pen that at one time was floating in the bay and filled with Salmon. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner June 2015 file photo)

Tiburon Salmon Institute, SFSU negotiating long-term lease to continue operating in Marin

It appears a Marin County salmon institute that was nearly forced off…

The Tiburon Salmon Institute is no longer in danger of losing their location where the organization has operated since 1973. Brooke Halsey, executive director of the Tiburon Salmon Institute, moves a swim ladder across the deck of a Salmon pen that at one time was floating in the bay and filled with Salmon. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner June 2015 file photo)
The Tiburon Salmon Institute operates pens to raise the fish before releasing them into the wild. COURTESY TIBURON SALMON INSTITUTE

SF State eviction of Tiburon salmon center spurs protests

TIBURON — Prominent California officials are challenging San Francisco State University’s decision to…

The Tiburon Salmon Institute operates pens to raise the fish before releasing them into the wild. COURTESY TIBURON SALMON INSTITUTE
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Artistic free spirits have always flocked to SF

When did San Francisco become an arts mecca? If you ask Bill…

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Meet Venise Wagner, reporter covering black community in SF in 1990s

As a staff writer at The San Francisco Examiner 20 years ago,…

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Artistic free spirits have always flocked to SF

When did San Francisco become an arts mecca? If you ask Bill…

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