Posted on 02 May 2013
A “Homeless Bill of Rights” is being considered in California’s legislature must pass to help defend the state’s neediest people from local ordinances which, in the words of the bill’s backer, “infringe on poor peoples’ ability to exist in public space.” Last week, Assembly Bill 5, sponsored by state assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco, [...]
Posted on 12 February 2013
To commemorate the 100th year of USF School of Law, the Supreme Court of California was invited to hold three cases to be deliberated at USF on Feb. 5, including medical marijuana in Riverside county, plea bargaining, and the death penalty. The event was held to give the public a better understanding of the way [...]
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Posted on 30 October 2012
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon discussed his support for Proposition 34, which would repeal the death penalty in California, at USF last Tuesday. According to Gascon, a former death penalty advocate, there is no correlation between capital punishment and reduced homicides. “When I came to San Francisco we were at 100 homicides a year, [...]
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Posted on 06 October 2011
Undocumented students speak about the difficulties they face without the passage of the DREAM Act. USF students participate in an interfaith vigil hosted by University Ministry to raise awareness about DREAM Act legislation.
Posted on 02 March 2011
Cuiy native Thomas Munka is wary of the many new construction projects now underway in San Francisco.
Posted on 01 September 2010
New Thatcher Gallery Exhibit looks back on Jesuit history
Posted on 08 April 2009
The Foghorn condemns statewide tax increases as Californians struggle with a flat economy.
Posted on 13 November 2008
USF students come from all over the country, but mostly from other parts of California. Los Angeles, San Diego, and Sacramento natives make up a large portion of the USF population. Can any of you Southern, Central or far Northern Californians imagine living in your home city while still going to USF? This won’t be [...]