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Land of the Free, Home of the $1 Trillion Student Debt

Farnoush Amiri

December 9, 2014

First generation student Shadan pays a small fee for her university education in hopes of becoming a family counselor. Shadan and her twin sister had always dreamed of moving to the U.S. but after an immense drop in German tuition rates, the 26-year-olds are staying put. “Post-secondary education should be...

Effect of Caffeine overload and addiction

Jannelle Garcia

November 10, 2014

Caffeine and college students are two nouns that are often associated with one another. During midterms and finals, ordering the extra cup of French Roast or nursing another mug of Earl Grey in order to get your caffeine fix is a given. But can too much caffeine produce negative affects? Unfortunately,...

We Have an Ethnic Studies Center?

Danielle Parenteau

October 23, 2014

The Ethnic Studies Student Resource and Empowerment Center bustles with chatter. A handful of student interns, packed into the small office, talk and laugh amongst themselves. One of the interns sits at the room's lone computer, which is planted on the room’s only desk. The walls exhibit art o...

Survey: How much caffeine do you consume?

Jannelle Garcia

October 10, 2014

Midterms are in full swing here at SF State, and as usual, students are stressed and sleep-deprived. With late night study sessions at the library, and overlapping assignments and projects, it is hard to catch a decent amount of sleep. The urgency to grab a small, flat latte with an extra shot, to s...

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