Local Antibiotics Resolutions

October 22, 2014

SF Bay Area PSR applauds the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the Berkeley City Council for approving resolutions September 9 calling on Congress to pass national legislation to stop unnecessary use of antibiotics in animal agriculture. San Francisco is the first major city and the first county in California to pass this kind of…

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Biking for Peace: Student PSR Kazakhstan Bike Tour

October 22, 2014

Interview with Michelle Gin, PSR National Student Coordinator Can you tell me about your history with the bike tour? In 2012, I had been working with Iowa PSR on the coal campaign for 1 ½ years when Dr. Maureen McCue said “You should do this [bike tour in Japan]!” She thought I’d be a good…

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Fall Schedule for Student Health Professionals

October 22, 2014

By Callum Rowe, Student Organizer On September 8, UCSF first- and second-year medical students met with Bay Area PSR physicians and organizers to discuss the refocusing of the Bay Area student PSR movement. As a result, the Bay Area Student Health Professionals for Social Responsibility (SHPSR) will be hosting a number of events in the…

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Fossil Fuel Divestment

October 22, 2014

By Dr. Bob Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President On September 17, the UC Regents held a vote on whether to divest from fossil fuels at the UCSF Mission Bay campus. I was invited by Fossil Free UC to speak during the public comment period against a recommendation made by the UC task force. The…

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Student PSR Organizing Meeting September 8th 2014

August 26, 2014

Monday, September 8th, 6:30pm N-617*, Nursing Building, UCSF Parnassus Campus Food will be provided. All are welcome! To RSVP or if you have any specific questions about the meeting, please contact Callum Rowe at callumjrowe@gmail.com *N-617 is the 6th floor of the nursing building, which is in the quad behind the medical sciences building. Enter…

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Legislative Update August 2014

August 26, 2014

There has been a flurry of activity in the state Capitol in the final stretches of the 2014 legislative year. San Francisco Bay Area PSR has been busy weighing in on state policy measures to stop climate change, reduce gun violence and otherwise protect human health and the environment. We supported a total of 23…

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Failure to Disarm: 2014 Hirshoma Day Commemoration

August 26, 2014

This year’s demonstration at the Lawrence Livermore lab marked the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, and highlighted a suit filed by the Marshall Islands against the US and 8 other nuclear powers for violating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Approximately 100 people came to hear speakers and music, and a number of protestors…

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