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A good change

June 19, 2014

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Six months in a new country. New school. New people. New environment. New weather. The change from Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is a big one, but as college freshman Abdull states, “ It’s a good change.” Six months ago,...

Adviser analyzes nuances to attend to Freshmen nerves

June 19, 2014

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Laughter is everywhere in the room, and it’s hard to distinguish between voices. A woman on the loudspeaker calls for a coordinator.  College students in other tables talk, their voices blending into each others.  Food vendors...

Graduate school student determined to achieve success in hometown

June 19, 2014

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Everywhere you look, students are bustling from place to place on the San Francisco State University campus. Freshman orientation, lunch breaks, meetings, and plenty of other activities are occurring all at once, causing many...

Artistic Articulation

June 19, 2014

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When asked who would be best to speak to, he was chosen by her co-workers to represent her domain. Nestled in the Cesar Chavez Student Center lays Eileen Field’s domain, a sanctuary for artists and creative minds aptly named...

Just the Cover

June 19, 2014

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Tucked away in a small, inconspicuous room is the J. Paul Leonard Library’s Booksale room, run by the Friends of the Leonard Library. The small room is quiet and untouched. The occasional visitor floats in to chat with the lone...

Student learns to balance college life and family relationships

June 19, 2014

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John Pongratz sits closely next to his mother at the San Francisco State University Freshman Orientation, casually and confidently looking over the packets and papers with her. Come this fall, Pongratz is moving 95 miles from...

First Date

June 19, 2014

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Meeting Ahmed, Zain, and Alla for the first time on San Francisco State University campus lets us know that love still exists in the 21st century. Love is alive and still means something to everyday people. “We are to be...

Crystal’s story

June 19, 2014

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Back turned from the antsy group of incoming freshman, wearing flip flops against the toe-numbing cold, Crystal attempted conversation with her peers. Her confidence infectious and her posture square with warm energy. Her self-assured...

The Experienced Help the Freshmen

June 19, 2014

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College students fill the student center. Three girls are isolated from another group of students. They are all wearing purple SFSU sweatshirts, showing their school spirit. The three girls are clearly enjoying their break from...

Mother learns to let go through college process

June 19, 2014

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Amidst a room of frazzled parents, Kathy Pongratz sits on the side of a busy room with her son, having a calm and collected conversation.   Like many parents, Pongratz is accompanying her son on his Freshman Orientation...

The international student dilemma

June 19, 2014

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The overheard phone conversations and dialogues at San Francisco State University are not solely spoken in English - Russian, Cantonese, and Portuguese are heard around the school often, especially as the summer months roll around. A...

A Mind Full of Dreams

June 19, 2014

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She is dressed completely in black, wearing a black backpack with a skateboard attached to it. The only item of color she wears is a blue shark tooth around her neck. As she makes her way across the campus of San Francisco...

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