03 May 2011

Stress takes hold during finals

With finals lurking right around the corner, students are taking it upon themselves to either foster or sabotage their future. Finals week is a stressful time for many students as

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03 May 2011

Farm to Fork brings locally grown food to students

We might question every concept served up in our classes, but when it comes to our lunch plate, we tend to consume less critically. Every day we sit down for

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03 May 2011

Gators drop series to Toros

It was deja vu for the SF State men’s baseball team when they lost yet another series, falling to the visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 3-1 over the weekend.

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03 May 2011

SF State veterans respond to death of Osama bin Laden

Kadie Ann Williams was in the library studying late when she heard Osama bin Laden had been killed. When she arrived home, she was too afraid to sleep. Williams, microbiology

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03 May 2011

Gators fall to Dominguez Hills

A combination of sloppy defense and a wind-shortened left-field porch combined to help sink the SF State baseball team 6-4 against Cal State Dominguez Hills in the first game of a

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03 May 2011

ASI embraces fee increase

Initially facing a staggering deficit, Associated Students Inc., began to draft a budget for the next year, drastically cutting funding to its student organizations and programs. What they didn’t anticipate

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03 May 2011

Expression takes hold at 'Pieces of Me, Pieces of We'

SF State students presented their artwork in “Pieces of Me, Pieces of We” Tuesday in an exhibit at the International Hotel Manilatown Center in downtown San Francisco. The exhibit was

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03 May 2011

iPhone app helps find open parking spaces in San Francisco

Wasting gas, circling the block multiple times and handling business quickly to beat the meter is an experience Jamaal Jenkins, a SF State cultural anthropology major, regularly encounters in downtown

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03 May 2011

Bay Area atheists counteract Rapture predictions

Along Interstate 80 eastbound at Fifth and Harrison streets, a big yellow billboard with black letters screams “The Rapture: You KNOW it’s Nonsense, 2,000 Years of ‘Any Day Now.’” The

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03 May 2011

Pedicabs offers job opportunities to students

As classes end and summer approaches, San Francisco will offer some unusual opportunities for job-seeking students. One such opportunity is being an unofficial mobile tour guide as a pedicab driver.

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03 May 2011

Advocates aim to open safe use sites

A heroin dealer pulls into the parking lot. Astride G., a freshman at SF State, has a feeling of euphoria wash over; it was as though she was already high,

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03 May 2011

Gators pitcher follows family to the field

Just one year after being placed in the first-team All-NorCal selection at San Jose City College, junior pitcher Matthew Cummins packed his bags and headed up the US-101 freeway to

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03 May 2011

Witches of Reclaiming celebrate Beltane in Golden Gate Park

Dorothy was out of sorts when she landed in Oz and confronted magical witches waging a turf war; however, if she had run into the witches of Reclaiming rather than

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03 May 2011

Happiness, independence mean creating financial security

With the U.S. celebrating its independence July 4, have you ever considered celebrating your own personal independence? Not the independence that you gain when you move 400 miles away from

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03 May 2011

Get your head out of the clouds and find yourself a real girlfriend

It’s no secret that, these days, most people have a Facebook or Twitter account. Some people utilize the efficiency of the Internet for dating – and even sex. The Internet

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03 May 2011

San Francisco comedian and student balances jokes with grades

SF State student leaves the city cracking up with jokes that hit close to home. Zach Chiappellone, 24, gets his material from observing what goes on around him. “I’m a

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03 May 2011

Staff editorial: Victory should not equal vengeance

When President Barack Obama approached the podium in the East Room of the White House Sunday, he gave America one of the defining moments of its history: the death of

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