The inauguration ceremony on Saturday of Rev. Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J. wasn’t all formalities. One of Fitzgerald’s oldest friends and one of the ceremony’s distinguished guest speakers, Janet Napolitano, recalled attending college with the newly chosen president. “We even went to prom together,” Napolitano said as the audience erupted in laughter, before adding, “I have pictures.” Continue reading USF Warmly Welcomes the Rev. Paul J. Fitzgerald as 28th University President
The 4th Annual Critical Diversity Forum, which was hosted by the new Critical Diversity Studies (CDS) Department on September 12, addressed the issue of displacement in San Francisco through a variety of guest speakers. These visitors included Gordon Chin, Adriana Camarena, and Rhodessa Jones, who are prominent socio-cultural leaders in San Francisco’s communities. Continue reading Displacement: Critical Discussions on the Effects of Gentrification
The City by the Bay notoriously embraces its diverse community and champions progressive thinking—qualities also exemplified by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors is a group of democratically elected supervisors who represent each of the 11 districts of the City. The Board of Supervisors exists to propose and enact legislation to assist in providing San Francisco residents with an improved way of life.
Continue reading City Politics: Meet the San Francisco Board of Supervisors