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Three students study together in the library



"We believe every student can make it.”

Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning Lecturer Rama Kased on SF State’s Metro Academies program for at-risk students, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Aug. 31, 2015





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“Our nation’s public schools should be welcoming, safe and supportive places where all students ... are given the opportunity to succeed."

Deputy Education Secretary John King, who visited SF State to unveil a resource guide for helping school officials support undocumented immigrant students, Education Week, Oct. 20, 2015




image from A Charlie Brown Christmas tv show

“His sound is so uniquely him. You hear a few bars and you know it’s him playing.”

Biographer Derrick Bang on alumnus Vince Guaraldi, who created the indelible music for “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and other classic “Peanuts” TV specials, SF Weekly, Aug. 7, 2015



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“If I can encourage adjustments or a wider sphere of thoughts or questioning, then I will feel that I’ve done something.”

Alumnus and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Arthur Dong upon being selected as an LGBT History Month Icon,, Oct. 13, 2015





Artist's impression of the Kepler-453 system

“It's amazing how fortunate we were in catching it at the right time.”

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane on his recent discovery of Kepler-453b, a planet with two suns that could not be detected again until 2066, The Huffington Post, Aug. 14, 2015



Photos from top: Paul Asper (top two images), courtesy of Blue Sky Studios and Arthur Dong and illustration © Mark Garlick


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