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"The fact that they’re all tuning to the same frequency is pretty remarkable."

Professor of Physics Roger Bland on his joint discovery with SF State colleagues that blue whales are able to fine-tune the pitch of their call, while achieving perfect synchronization of 16 hertz, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Aug. 2, 2010

"Having that support is like having a mom and dad."

Sokhom Mao on SF State’s Guardian Scholars Program, which helped the former foster care youth earn his bachelor’s degree earlier this year, The Bay Citizen, Aug. 12, 2010

"When people think about the history of disability, the first name that comes to mind is Paul Longmore. He was our historian."

Carol Gill, associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, on the recent death of SF State Professor of History Paul Longmore, San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 21, 2010

"It’s not an epidemic of suicides, it’s an epidemic of neglect. Gay teens have been killing themselves for years -- in silence, and nobody knew their names. Now, we know who they are."

Caitlin Ryan, director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, on media coverage of recent suicides by LGBT young adults, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oct. 6, 2010

"I am waiting for communities to get upset, demand change and take back their neighborhood schools. Let’s not continue to wait for Superman."

Jamal Cooks, associate professor of secondary education, on the failures of public education highlighted in the documentary “Waiting for Superman,” Oakland Tribune, Nov. 3, 2010


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